Greenwich Hospital performs 1st robotic knee replacement


Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital has performed its first total knee replacement surgery using robotic assistance, according to a Sept. 5 report from

Orthopedic surgeon Thomas Hickernell, MD, was among the first surgeons at Greenwich Hospital to use the new robot, according to the report. 

Robotic joint replacements allow for more precision, fewer errors, optimized alignment and positioning, quicker recovery times and reduced postoperative pain. 

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