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UPMC Hosts Free Live, Virtual Event: Game Changing Joint Surgery

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WHAT: UPMC is hosting a live, virtual event to educate the public about the latest advancements in robotic joint replacement procedures.


This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is available at Once registered, participants will be sent a confirmation email with access to view the virtual presentation.


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WHY: Learn about the Mako SmartRobotics™ system for joint replacement procedures. The system’s 3D modeling and CT scans lets surgeons create a personalized surgical plan before operating—with faster recovery and less pain. 


WHO: Michael O’Malley, M.D., a UPMC orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery.


WHEN: 10 a.m., Thursday, April 29 


WHERE: Live virtual event. Join the free online program from the comfort of home.