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July 01, 2016

OAA Patient Ambassador: Meet Nina

Nina suffered from a deep finger wound that cut a nerve in her finger. Dr. Richard Battista of OAA's Hand Institute performed nerve repair surgery to help Nina regain sensation and function of her finger. Read her story to learn what it took to get her finger back to normal! 

June 03, 2016

OAA Patient Ambassador: Meet Debra

Have you ever heard of a total ankle replacement? While much less common than other joint replacements, they can be an effective treatment option. Dr. Dean Sorrento of OAA's Foot & Ankle Surgery Institute is one of the few surgeons in the region that perform total ankle replacements. Read about one of his patients that had a total ankle replacement! 

May 01, 2016

OAA Patient Ambassador: Meet Cindy

Cindy suffered from back pain for years, but knew it was time to see a surgeon when she had pain and weakness that traveled down her legs.  Cindy followed advice from her coworker and sought out care from Dr. Stephen Falatyn. He performed surgery and now Cindy is pain free and enjoying a more active lifestyle! Read more about Cindy’s experience and see what her advice is for those with back pain!

April 01, 2016

OAA Patient Ambassador: Meet Deborah

Deborah suffered from severe knee arthritis that caused her to alter her lifestyle significantly. She sought out care from Dr. Kevin Anbari, and after a total knee replacement, she is pain free and looking forward to having her old lifestyle back. Read her story for advice for those that are suffering from joint pain! 

March 01, 2016

OAA Patient Ambassador: Meet Michael

Michael had an unusual shoulder injury that caused his shoulder to dislocate almost every time he raised his arm. Nonsurgical treatment options failed to rectify his situation, so Dr. Robert Palumbo performed surgery on Michael's shoulder. Now, Michael is looking forward to returning to the football field this fall!

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I have always been very pleased with all my visits. The doctor has always been anxious to answer my questions, and never hurries me along. He gives me options and never attempts to persuade me one way or the other. I will continue to go to OAA because of the friendly service and care I receive.

– Dorothy