Dr. Antonio Paz, an interventional pain management specialist, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a joint replacement surgeon, will discuss surgical and non-surgical options for treating painful conditions of the hip, knee, and spine at the Redding Senior Center on December 14, 2017, at 12:00 pm.
Dr. Paz will cover the latest interventional pain management techniques, which do not involve the use of addictive opioid medications. He will discuss minimally invasive procedures that treat chronic pain, and explain why the more traditional methods of controlling pain have been so unsuccessful.
Dr. Gupta will talk about the latest surgical options for treating hip, knee and arthritic pain. He will focus on the newest approaches in outpatient joint replacement, partial knee replacement and robotic-assisted surgery.
Dr. Paz is board certified in both Anesthesia and Internal Medicine. He completed fellowship training in interventional pain management at the Comprehensive Spine and Pain Management Center of New York City. He has held faculty positions with Yale University School of Medicine and New York Medical College. He practices with Orthopedic Specialists of Connecticut.
Dr. Gupta is Chief of Orthopedics at Danbury Hospital. He completed a two-year fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. He was voted one of Connecticut Magazine’s Top Doctors from 2014 -2017 and is widely recognized as one of the top joint replacement surgeons in the state. He also practices with Orthopedic Specialists of Connecticut, which is based in Brookfield.
This program is being sponsored by Bethel Health Care. Lunch will be provided. For reservations, please contact The Heritage Center at (203) 938-9725. The Heritage Center is located at the Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road. Response by December 11, 2107 is preferred.
The physicians at Orthopaedic Specialists of Connecticut trained at the top universities and hospitals in the country. According to recent data, they have the best surgical outcomes and lowest complication rates in the area. For more information visit ctorthopaedic.com.
Photo: Dr. Antonio Paz, an interventional pain management physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of Connecticut