Bolingbrook – A free discussion this May at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital
by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gregory Markarian will focus on treatment options for knee and shoulder pain.
The hospital, 500 Remington Blvd. in Bolingbrook, will host Markarian’s discussion on knee and shoulder pain starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21. To register
, call (630) 856-7525.
Markarian will discuss new treatment options available for cartilage restoration and joint resurfacing.
“People often believe that they must suffer through knee pain until they reach a point where a total knee replacement is needed,” Markarian said. “But there are other options available, and I want to help people learn about them.”
In his practice, Markarian uses the Arthrosurface approach to knee surgery, which allows physicians to place small implants into small defects in knee cartilage, making it smooth again. Markarian is also the only doctor in the country using a hybrid of Arthrosurface along with an approach known as Tissue Guided Surgery to complete partial knee replacements, preserving patient ligaments and focusing on diseased bone.
A diplomat with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Markarian previously served as a consultant to the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins for seven years. He was also head team physician for the XFL’s Chicago Enforcers. He’s a 1987 graduate of the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Northwestern University in 1991.
Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.
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