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  • Sastry of Atlantic Orthopaedics Teaches Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Nationwide

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    July 19, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    Contact:  Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 
                   www.atlanticorthopaedics.org
                   603.431.1121
     
    Dr. Sastry of Atlantic Orthopaedics Teaches
     Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Nationwide
     
    July 17, 2017 – Portsmouth, NH – Dr. Akhil Sastry of Atlantic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine has been invited to medical centers across the country to introduce and teach the robotic-assisted joint replacement surgical method. This month, Dr. Sastry will present to members of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and later he will teach as part of a national robotics program in Orlando, Florida.
     
    Dr. Sastry leads the way in the robotic surgical technique, both in the Seacoast and throughout New England. He works closely with the Robotic-Arm Interactive Orthopedic System (RIO), a solution to relieve pain caused by joint degeneration in rheumatoid and post-traumatic arthritis. This innovative technology offers a more precise method to surgery that provides patients with a customized operative plan, less invasive procedure, minimal hospitalization and rapid recovery.
     
    Certified in Partial and Total Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacements, as well as Total Hip Replacement using the Direct Anterior Approach, Dr. Sastry has been selected as one of fifteen surgeons in the world to teach the Total Knee Replacement procedure to orthopedists worldwide. He has given a number of presentations across the country as an ongoing effort to educate other physicians and is renowned on the national and international level.
     
    Akhil Sastry, M.D., FAAOS is a Board-Certified and Fellowship Trained surgeon at Atlantic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, with locations in Portsmouth and York. He specializes in joint replacement, direct anterior hip replacement, and arthroscopic and robotic surgery of the knee.
     
    Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is a group of Board-Certified physicians who utilize the latest concepts in orthopaedics and sports medicine, coupled with preventive and surgical techniques. For more information, visit www.atlanticorthopaedics.org, or call the Portsmouth clinic at 603.431.1121. 
    Contact:
    Yvette Varney, Practice Administrator
    ydvarney@smao.org, (603) 431-1121