TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute Improves Patient Outcomes with Surgical Precision

Source: Inside Tucson Business published on May 26, 2017 Written by Logan Burtch-Buss Photo Credit to Eric Suhm When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two mon...Read More

Tucson’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 27, 2017 Contact: Jim Marten Communications Team, Tucson Medical Center (520) 324‐4390 Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and Tucson Medical Center announce Tucson’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology...Read More

Tucson Orthopaedic surgeon helps new hip replacement procedure

Source: KVOA 4 Your Health published on August 22, 2016 Written by John Overall TUCSON - The first hip replacement surgery was performed in 1960. Now, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States. Dr. Russell Cohen from the Tucson Orthopaedic Insti...Read More

Operation Walk in Vietnam

I recently volunteered to go to Hanoi, Vietnam with the non-profit medical service organization, Operation Walk. This was the first trip I took with this organization; I was the only doctor from Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and I did not know anyone from the team beforehand. I simply contacted their...Read More

Deserving Southern Arizona Patients Receive Free, Life-Changing Surgery

Tucson man is one of 10 patients who will receive total joint replacement surgery as part of a nationwide program TUCSON, Ariz. – On Friday, Dec. 6, 10 patients from around Southern Arizona will receive the joint replacement surgery they so desperately need but are unable to afford. It's all made p...Read More

Tucson Ortho Doctors Return to Ecuador for Second Year to Help Patients

This November, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute surgeon, Luis Piedrahita, MD, returned to Ecuador with a team of volunteers to provide orthopaedic treatment to underprivileged patients. The humanitarian effort was set up by Dr. Piedrahita; this was the second year he organized the trip to Quito. He invi...Read More

Tucson Ortho Surgeon Offers Help to Local Patients in Need

Russell Cohen, MD, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute hip and knee surgeon, developed a program to provide free total joint replacement surgeries to local underserved patients with debilitating hip or knee arthritis. This is the first program of its kind in Tucson and the idea came to Dr. Cohen because...Read More