Becker's reported on three spine and orthopedic surgeon robotic milestones since April 12.
1. William Hamilton, MD, performed the first outpatient knee replacement using the Velys robot in Maryland.
2. Fanor Saavedra-Pozo, MD, completed his 100th robotic spine surgery at Orlando Health — Health Central Hospital in Ocoee Fla.
3. Terence Chen, MD, performed the first awake spine surgery with the ExcelsiusGPS robot at Walnut Creek (Calif.) Medical Center.