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July 14, 2011 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2011-07-14

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ADVANCING SURGERY

NOW AT ST. JOE, SINGLE-INCISION SURGERY OFFERS FAST RECOVERY

At St. Joseph Mercy Oakland,

our surgeons have advanced the

art of minimally invasive surgery.

Wherever and whenever appro-

priate, we operate with the small-

est possible single incision to help

reduce the length of hospital stays

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MALIK
MCKANY, MD

and promote faster recovery with

less scarring.

Single Incision

Single-port, single-incision surgery is the newest surgical

option at SJMO. This advanced surgery provides one of

the safest, most effective and least invasive options avail-

able today.

BACKGROUND Single-port surgery is performed literally

through one entry point, a small incision in the abdomen.

Single-port surgery is typically done around the navel

area, while the patient is under general anesthesia. A

laparoscope is inserted through the opening, giving the sur-

geon a high-definition image of the body's internal organs.

With all of the instruments using the same entry port,

single-port, single-incision surgery can prove more effec-

Abdominal pain can be a symptom of various conditions that need surgical treatment. Now single-incision
surgery may be an option, resulting in less pain, a smaller scar and a quicker recovery.

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tive for the patient.

"Our area of expertise using single-incision surgery in-

• Shorter, if any, hospital stay

technology in one of the most innovative surgical cen-

cludes abdominal surgery, such as hiatal hernia, gallbladder,

• Faster recovery

ters in the country—the Surgical Pavilion at SJMO.

St. Joe's 50,000-square-foot Surgical Pavilion offers a higher

bowel resection removal and colon rectal surgery" says

Malik McKany, SJMO general surgeon and Director of the

Of special note is the significant reduction of related

definition of surgical precision, optimal patient care and

SJMO Hernia Clinic. "We have experienced exceptional

complications, especially for abdominal surgery. Because

enhanced safety.

results using this least invasive approach."

there is a single port and a single incision, there is little

to no scarring and a decrease in complications that can

For our patients, using the best technology and minimally

Best of all, single-incision surgery improves our patients'

commonly occur after traditional open and even tradi-

invasive procedures means better outcomes and a speedier

clinical outcomes. As the least invasive of all the advanced

tional laparoscopic abdominal surgery. Patients report

return-to enjoying life;

surgery options, single-incision surgery offers the following

less discomfort and quicker recovery compared to those

benefits to our patients:

undergoing traditional laparoscopy.

Call 800-372-6094 for a referral

• Reduced trauma to the body

• Limited blood loss and pain

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Our expert team of

• Decreased risk of infection

surgeons, nurses and clinicians perform minimally invasive

• Little to no scarring

surgery, such as single-incision surgery, with advanced

to a St. Joe physician.

Si M0 ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS

Maher J. Bahu, MD
General Orthopedics/
Shoulder/Elbow/
Sports Medicine
• 6060 Dixie Hwy., Suite F
Clarkston
248-858-3855
• 44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 105
Pontiac
248-335-2977

Richard S. Bartholomew, DO
General Orthopedics/
Shoulder/Elbow/
Sports Medicine
4800 Highland Rd.
Waterford
248-673-0500

Andrew P. Ciarlone, DO
General Orthopedics
• 940 W. Avon Rd.
Building B, Suite 10
Rochester
248-656-0440

• 135
. uron
Waterford
248-68 I -4206

Michael J. Fugle, DO
General Orthopedics
• 940 W. Avon Rd.
Building B, Suite 10
Rochester
248-656-0440
• 1350 VV.H uron
Waterford
248-68 I -4206

Bruce T. Henderson, MD
General Orthopedics
44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 407•
Pontiac
248-334-0524

Safa S. Kassab, MD
General Orthopedics
• 6060 Dixie Hwy., Suite F
Clarkston
248-858-3855

• 44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 105
Pontiac
248-335-2977

William M. Kohen, MD
General Orthopedics
4800 Highland Rd.
Waterford
248-673-0500

Robert S. Levine, MD
General Orthopedics
43368 Woodward Ave.
Suite 101
Bloomfield Hills
248-334-4536

Paul C. Lewis, DO
General Orthopedics/
Shoulder/Elbow/
Sports Medicine
44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 406
Pontiac
248-858-695 I

Arthur Manoli II, MD
Foot/Ankle
44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 503
Pontiac
248-858-6773

Frederick V. Minkow, MD
Hand/Wrist
43700 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills
248-332-8391

Shivajee V. Nallamothu, DO
General Orthopedics
5701 Bow Pointe Dr.
Suite 300
Clarkston
248-620-2325

John R. Olenyn, MD
General Orthopedics
• 1254 N. Main St.
Lapeer
810-664-4532

SUMMER 2011

• 3100 Cross Creek Pkwy.
Suite 200
Auburn Hills
248-377-8000

• 28426 W. Eight Mile Rd.
Suite A4
Farmington Hills
248-921-8096

Jignesh N. Patel, DO
General Orthopedics
1349 S. Rochester Rd.
Suite 250
Rochester Hills
248-650-2400

Uzma H. Rehman, DO
Hand/Wrist
• 43940 Woodward Ave.
Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills
248-335-2638
• 45650 Schoenherr
Shelby Township
586-532-0803

Michael I. Quinn, MD
Hand/Wrist
43700 Woodward Ave.
Suite 205
Bloomfield Hills
248-332-8391

Louis N. Radden, DO
Spine
• 30055 Northwestern Hwy.
Suite 270
Farmington Hills
248-865-4262

John E. Samani, MD
Knee/Shoulder
937 N. Opdyke Rd.
Auburn Hills
248-373-7600

Brenda L. Sanford, MD
General Orthopedics
4800 Highland Rd.
Waterford
248-673-0500

MiCHIGAN MEDCAL REPORT

Christopher L. Tisdel, MD
Foot/Ankle/General
Orthopedics
44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 406
Pontiac
248-858-6951

William S. Ward, MD
General Orthopedics
• 44555 Woodward Ave.
Suite 407
Pontiac
248-334-0524
• 7210 N. Main St.
Suite 200
Clarkston
248-625-1600

Stephen E. Werner, MD
Hand/Wrist
43700 Woodward Ave.
Suite 205
Bloomfield Hills
248-332-8391

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