Roy I. Davidovitch, MD- News
Dr. Davidovitch has performed about 100 same-day hip replacements in the past year. There have been no complications and only one hospital readmission for several hours when a patient reacted to the anesthesia, he says.
“It’s an anatomic operation,” says Roy Davidovitch, M.D., assistant professor at the New York University School of Medicine and director of the New York Hip Center at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. “You remove the joint and put in an artificial joint without altering the anatomy.”
NEW YORK, NY. August 6, 2008 – Surgeons at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (NYUHJD) have successfully performed a minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement using the innovative hana® hip and knee arthroplasty table, a first for a New York academic medical center.
Minimally-Invasive Procedure Enables Patients to Regain Mobility Faster While Recovering at Home the Same Day of Surgery
NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NYU Langone Medical Center in January became the first academic medical center in the New York City area to initiate an outpatient hip replacement program after successfully discharging a patient the same day of surgery.