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The Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana, the first and only ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in Southwest Louisiana to focus exclusively on joint replacement surgery, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 20. The new 8,580-foot medical facility was designed to provide patients in the region with access to world-class orthopedic surgical care in a safe and convenient outpatient setting.
The Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana is a collaboration between local board certified orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Jonathan Foret, Dr. Steven Hale, and Dr. George J. Trappey IV, and Compass Surgical Partners, an independent, full-service ASC management partner. Dr. John Noble Jr. and Dr. Michael Garitty, board certified orthopaedic surgeons, also have surgical privileges at the Center.
“Our ultimate goal in opening the Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana is to ensure patients have access to the highest standard of orthopedic surgical techniques and equipment,” said Dr. Hale. “Being able to provide this level of patient care in a comfortable, cost-effective setting is a meaningful advancement for our community.”
Located at 5150 Robotics Lane in Lake Charles, the facility has three operating suites, all highly customized for patients undergoing same-day joint replacement surgeries. The center features the Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted System for total hip and partial knee replacements. The latest innovation in surgeon-controlled robotic arm system total hip and total knee replacement surgery is performed using OrthoMap® software that enables the precisely accurate alignment and positioning of implants for improved outcomes. Other procedures performed at the Center include sports medicine and a full scope of orthopedic surgeries.
“We’re delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the local physician community to open the Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana,” said DJ Hill, chief executive officer of Compass Surgical Partners. “Establishing this surgical center of excellence will expand access to orthopedic surgical care for patients in Southwest Louisiana.
The Joint Replacement Center of Louisiana is a fully licensed ASC and is certified by Medicare. The facility is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Learn more at www.jrcola.com.