Shrug Off Shoulder Pain for Good: Advances in Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Orange Coast Medical Center
Trong B. Nguyen, MD
Featured speaker:

Trong B. Nguyen, MD

Medical Director of the Total Shoulder Replacement Program at the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center
Specialties:
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Trong B. Nguyen, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and the Medical Director of the Total Shoulder Replacement Program at the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen has additional expertise and certification to perform robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and hip replacement with the Mako system available at Orange Coast Medical Center.

Podcast Summary

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, roughly 53,000 people in the U.S. have shoulder replacement surgery each year. Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of the Total Shoulder Replacement Program at the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, Trong Nguyen, M.D., will discuss types of shoulder replacement surgery and who should consider a replacement, how shoulder replacement is performed, the benefits of shoulder replacement surgery and the importance of a comprehensive joint replacement program for pre and post-operative support.