PHCS News

Knee Replacement: Web Chat with Harvey E. Smires, MD

Jan 9, 2015
Harvey E. Smires, MD, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon on the Medical Staff of Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS), will discuss knee replacement surgery and take questions from audience members during a live web chat on Thursday, January 15.

Smires Harvey3The web chat is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. To participate, visit PHCS' USTREAM channel, www.ustream.tv/princetonhealth, on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Dr. Smires—affiliated with the Jim Craigie Center for Joint Replacement at University Medical Center of Princeton—will address the risks and benefits, as well as the indications and contraindications, of the Stryker GetAroundKneeTM total knee replacement surgery.

To ask questions during the web chat, viewers may create an account or log in using an existing Facebook or USTREAM account. Questions also may be emailed in advance to PrincetonHealth@gmail.com.

To register for the chat, visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar or call 1-888-897-8979.

Registration is not required. However, those who register will be entered in a drawing to win one of several gift cards that will be awarded immediately following the web chat. Viewers must be present to win.

About Princeton HealthCare System
Princeton HealthCare System is a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that strives to anticipate and serve the lifelong needs of central New Jersey residents, including acute care hospital services through University Medical Center of Princeton, behavioral healthcare through Princeton House Behavioral Health, rehabilitation, home care, hospice care, ambulatory surgery, a primary and specialty medical practice, and fitness and wellness services. For more information, visit www.princetonhcs.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Andy Williams, 609-252-8785
anwilliams@princetonhcs.org