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UPMC East Surgical Services Patient Stories

Learn more about robotic-assisted knee and hip replacement surgery at UPMC by reading these patient stories.

Michael Ducko

After 50 years of standing on his feet as a pharmacist, Michael Ducko, 70, knew it was time to replace his aching knee. A big believer in science and technology, he was thrilled to learn his surgeon offered robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery.

Shelley Cameron

After years of pain and decreasing activity, 60-year-old Shelley Cameron finally decided to go ahead with knee replacement surgery - on both knees. Her only regret: Not doing it sooner.