What is robotic-assisted surgery and how is it used in hip and knee replacement surgery? LIVE from the OR, HSS sports medicine surgeons Dr. Danyal Nawabi and Dr. Andrew Pearle answered this question and more on Facebook Live! To view more of our previous Facebook Live broadcasts, click here.
Dr. Danyal H. Nawabi is an Orthopedic Surgeon on the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. He specializes in the surgical treatment of sports injuries and arthritis of the hip and knee joints. He completed his fellowship training in sports medicine and joint replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Dr. Andrew D. Pearle is orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and robotic surgery. Dr. Pearle’s clinical interests include arthroscopic and robotic surgery of the shoulder, knee and ankle. He is a team physician for the New York Mets and coordinates care for the minor league affiliates including the Brooklyn Cyclones. Dr. Pearle is a winner of the Patients’ Choice Award and currently serves as editor-in-chief of the journal “Techniques in Knee Surgery.”