Michael Ries M.D.
Chief of Arthroplasty
Dr. Michael Ries is chief of the UCSF Arthroplasty Service and a specialist in the treatment of arthritis patients who require hip and knee treatment. He joined UCSF Medical Center in 1997, after serving as an arthritis fellow in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado in Denver.Ries earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H. He completed a general ... View full profile
David Rovinsky M.D. FACS
Area of Practice Orthopedic SurgeryBone And JointOrthopedicsSports MedicineLocation Kauai Medical Clinic - Lihue Years on Kauai 13 Professional Interests Dr. David Rovinsky is Chief of the Bone and Joint Center of KMC and Assistant Clinical Professor at ... View full profile
Watch a surgical webcast featuring the Smith & Nephew JOURNEY™ II Cruciate Retaining (CR) Knee System. David Rovinsky, MD, of Wilcox Health, performs the procedure at Kauai Medical Clinic in Lihue, HI. Michael Ries, MD, Chief of the UCSF Arthroplasty service, as well as a professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UC Berkley and UC San Fransisco, moderates throughout the knee replacement.
For orthopaedic surgeons seeking treatment solutions beyond traditional knee replacements, the JOURNEY™ II Cruciate Retaining Knee has been engineered to empower patients with a renewed right to an active lifestyle by breaking through traditional knee replacement barriers and delivers Function, Motion and Durability through PHYSIOLOGICAL MATCHING Technology.
The webcast premiered at 8:00 PM EDT (2:00 PM HAST) on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Viewers where able to submit questions during the webcast, which the surgeons answered live immediately following the procedure.