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Michael Diaz, DO
|Facilities||Fulton Medical Center, Center for Orthopedic Care|
|Groups||Center for Orthopedic Care|
|Medical School||Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA|
|Residency||Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA|
|Undergraduate College||Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA|
|Internship||Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA|
|Special practice interests||
Utilizes the Navio robotically assisted total knee replacement. Works with joint preservation techniques using stem cell and PRP therapy.
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
Dr. Michael Diaz provides orthopedic care with the Center for Orthopedic Care. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency and internship.
The NAVIO™ Surgical System incorporates hand-held robotics and 3D images of the patient’s knee. This allows the surgeon to collect patient-specific information, establish spatial boundaries for the surgical instrument, and allow for more accuracy removing the damaged surfaces of the knee.
The system assists with properly balancing the ligaments of the joint and accurately positioning the implant leading to potentially better outcomes and longevity. Unlike other robotics systems, patients are not required to undergo a pre-operative CT-scan with the NAVIO™ Surgical System from Smith & Nephew.
Michael Diaz, DO was instrumental in bringing this state-of-the-art technology to Oswego Health and has extensive experience in performing this level of surgery.