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Baptist Health Orthopedic Care Now Offering Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery with the Zimmer Biomet ROSA® Robotic System

February 20, 2023

Coral Gables, FL – February 20, 2023 –Baptist Health Orthopedic Care is now offering patients robotic assisted total hip and knee replacement with the new Zimmer Biomet ROSA®.  The system allows surgeons to plan and perform total hip and total knee replacement surgery more precisely. Charles Lawrie, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Baptist Health Orthopedic Care, is the first physician at Baptist Health to use this technology.ROSA Robotic System

“It is important to bring the latest orthopedic advancements to the South Florida community and having this system at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care will only enhance the care we provide to our patients”, said Dr. Lawrie.  “As the first surgeon at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care to use the ROSA technology, it will give our patients better outcomes, a quicker recovery, and the ability to return to their daily activities in a timely manner”.

Baptist Health Orthopedic Care is comprised of highly specialized, board-certified, and fellowship-trained orthopedic physicians, supported by advanced practice providers and athletic trainers, all of whom play a vital role in the patient experience.  Our physicians and support staff provide sports medicine services for pro-athletes, high school and collegiate athletic programs, international sporting events, recreational athletes, and the greater South Florida community.

“This technology gives our board-certified surgeons a new pathway for knee and hip replacement surgery and a more complete picture of the joints, so patients can have even better outcomes,” said Dr. John Uribe, orthopedic surgeon and chief medical executive at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care.  “The ROSA® Knee System is just another example of how Baptist Health is continuing to provide some of the very best services when it comes to orthopedic care in the greater South Florida area.”

For more information about this program visit BaptistHealth.net/Ortho or call 1-833-556-6764.

About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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