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Joint Replacement

Total Joint Replacement Program


Contact Us at 845.777.3550

Please read Our Patient Information for more detail on scheduling elective outpatient ambulatory procedures and tests, visitation and what to expect in preparing for a surgical procedure.

**A safe and effective care environment is our highest priority, and Good Samaritan Hospital's Joint Replacement Center has undertaken the necessary steps to protect our patients, visitors and workforce as the COVID-19 situation evolves.  This includes canceling the onsite Joint Replacement Program Classes for the time being. Please review the below educational presentation and exercises at your leisure** 


Do You Suffer From Knee or Hip Pain?  We Have the Solution.

 

Welcome! Thank you for choosing Good Samaritan Hospital. You are now in the hands of physicians and staff with specific expertise in taking care of patients having joint replacement surgery. We want to be sure you know what to expect, have the information you need and have your questions answered before and after your surgery.

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. Good Samaritan Hospital underwent a rigorous onsite review.

Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with advanced disease-specific care standards and total hip and total knee replacement requirements, including orthopedic consultation, and pre-operative, intraoperative and post-surgical orthopedic surgeon follow-up care.

Please utilize our website as a reference for any questions you may have in regards to The Total Joint Replacement Center.

Joint Replacement Program Class

  Arup K. Bhadra, MD, MRCS, MSC, Director of the Joint Replacement Program at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, provides insight on knee/hip arthritis management, robotic joint replacement and rapid recovery for patients.

View the Joint Replacement Program Presentation

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Listen to WTBQ Radio’s Health Matters with Kenneth Austin, MD, Director of Surgical Service Line Development. He discuss surgeries that are performed at St. Anthony Community Hospital, Bon Secours Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). They range from orthopedic, vascular, bariatric, cardiac surgery and more.

Who wouldn’t like to have specialized orthopedic care close to home? Robert Meyerson, MD, and Daniel Charen, MD, orthopedic surgeons at Bon Secours Orthopedics in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, discuss surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for sports injuries and other conditions of the knees, hips and shoulders on WRCR Radio’s House Calls.

Listen to House Calls with Mark Medici, MD, Director of Orthopedics at Good Samaritan Hospital and Michele Muldoon, NP-C, APRN-BC, Senior Vice President of Population Health and the Joint Replacement Program at Good Samaritan Hospital as they discuss joint pain and solutions.   

Listen to an additional episode of House Calls with Arup K. Bhadra, MD, MRCS, MSC, Director of the Joint Replacement Program, Good Samaritan Hospital and John D Bilancione BS, BSN, RN-BC, CEN, LSSBB, Director, Clinical Transformation, Bon Secours Charity Health System, as they discuss joint pain and solutions -- specifically robotic joint replacement. 



Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has completed a comprehensive upgrade to its Orthopedic Surgery Center.  The unit offers a new level of patient experience to the region and fosters a specialized, patient-first approach to orthopedic care.

The 10,000-square-foot unit offers 14 private en suite patient recovery rooms, each equipped with state-of-the-art digital monitoring consoles that nurses can use to input all patient documentation. The modern space also includes a multi-purpose room used for patient education, mindfulness exercises and community dining; a PT/OT gym complete with large scale simulations/props to help patients practice navigating activities of daily living; a walking track and a family waiting area with a coffee bar.

The unit also has centralized meeting spaces for multidisciplinary collaboration. The project created a separate, private entrance to the Orthopedic Surgery Center where patients are greeted by a program concierge at an expanded reception area. The concierge guides patients through the entire process, delivering a premium patient experience.

 

 


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Mark Medici, MD, Orthopaedic Section Chief, Good Samaritan Hospital 

Specialties:  Joint replacement including robotic surgery, Orthopaedic trauma, Sports medicine

Mark Medici, MD is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Medici completed a fellowship in arthroscopic and orthopaedic surgery at Staten Island Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. He did his orthopaedic surgery residency at New York College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His medical degree was received from New York Medical College, and his bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College.

Dr Medici has received the prestigious distinction as a Top Doc for the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly consecutively from 2009 through 2016, and has been named one of Hudson Valley magazine’s Top Doctors also each year since 2009.  Dr. Medici is currently a proud member of the New York State Medical Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Arup K. Bhadra, MD, MRCS, MSC, Director of the Joint Replacement Program, Good Samaritan Hospital 

Specialties:  Arthroscopy of the knee and hip, Management of fractures of the extremities, Primary joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder, Revision joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder, Robotic-assisted total/partial knee replacement and hip replacement, Traditional and anterior approach hip replacement

Arup K. Bhadra, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon.  He completed fellowships in adult reconstruction and traumatology at the University of Louisville as well as a fellowship in sports medicine at Indiana University. He received his residency training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery from Homerton University Hospital and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his master’s in orthopaedic engineering from Cardiff University, and his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College.

Dr. Bhadra is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

William L. Davis, Jr., MD

Specialties: Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle, Diagnosis and treatment of patellofemoral disorders, Fracture care, Sports medicine, Treatment of knee and shoulder conditions

William L. Davis, Jr., MD, is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Davis completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Connecticut. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at University Hospital’s Case Medical Center in Cleveland. Dr. Davis received his medical degree with a distinction in research from Stony Brook University School of Medicine, where he graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons. He is also a member of the Charles H. Herndon Alumni Society, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Rockland County Medical Society.  He has been included in Castle Connolly’s Top Doc lists for the Hudson Valley and the New York Metro Area.

Jason E. Fond, MD

Specialties:  Shoulder reconstruction and replacement, Rotator cuff surgery, Knee ligament reconstruction, Meniscus surgery, Cartilage restoration, Total joint replacement including robotic surgery 

Jason E. Fond, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist.  He is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as a member of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Dr. Fond completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Virginia Sports Medicine Institute affiliated with Georgetown University. At that time, he was an assistant team physician for the Washington Redskins and George Mason University. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Fond received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree with honors from Tufts University.

Barry Kraushaar, MD, Director of Sports Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital 

Specialties:  Hip injury, including arthroscopic repair, Joint preservation and replacement including robotic surgery, Knee meniscus cartilage and ligament injury, Shoulder instability and rotator cuff injuries, Sports injuries of elbow, shoulder and knee, Total hip replacement from both anterior and posterior approaches

Barry Kraushaar, MD is Dual board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Kraushaar completed his fellowship training in sports medicine at Virginia Sports Medicine Institute and Georgetown University, where he published widely about tendon injuries in athletes. His residency in orthopaedic surgery was completed at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His bachelor’s degree in neuroscience was completed at Colgate University.

Dr. Kraushaar has received the prestigious distinction as a Top Doc for the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly consecutively from 2004 through 2016, and has been named one of Hudson Valley magazine’s Top Doctors five times between 2006 and 2015. He was also voted as one of the Top Doctors in 2015 by (201) Family magazine.

  

Patrick J. Murray, MD

Specialties: Cartilage restoration, Joint replacement, including robotic surgery, Knee ligament reconstruction, Meniscus surgery, Shoulder stabilization, Rotator cuff surgery

Patrick J. Murray, MD is Dual board certified in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine.

Dr. Murray completed fellowship training in sports medicine and knee surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was an assistant team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the University of Houston Cougars. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at George Washington University. He received his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, where he was elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is also a member of the New York State Medical Society and the Rockland County Medical Society.

Richard L. Popowitz, MD

Specialties:  Sports medicine, Surgery of the knee and shoulder, Treatment of the competitive athlete

Richard L. Popowitz, MD is dual board certified in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery.

Dr. Popowitz completed a sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University and a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital through the University of Miami. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree from Yale University.

Neal H. Shuren, MD

Specialties:  Arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow and shoulder, Complex wrist, hand and elbow fractures, Duputyen’s contracture, including Xiaflex® injections, Pediatric and congenital hand conditions, Repetitive stress disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, Treatment of arthritis in the upper extremity including joint replacement

Neal H. Shuren, MD is dual board certified in orthopaedic and hand surgery.  Dr. Shuren completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, where he was elected to be a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

Dr. Shuren is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He established the first Orthopaedics Hand Surgery practice in Rockland County in 1996. He has been named Top Doc in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly and one of America’s Top Doctors by Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Jordan A. Simon, MD

Specialties:  Arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee, Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, Sports medicine, Total joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder

Jordan A. Simon, MD is dual board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Simon completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Lake Tahoe Orthopedics & Sports Medicine as well as a fellowship in orthopaedic research at NYU Langone’s Hospital for Joint Diseases. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at NYU Langone’s Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he was honored with the Senior Residents Research Award.

He earned his medical degree at NYU School of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He graduated with honors from Cornell University College of Engineering with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.