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Category: Spine & Orthopedic Center

Patient Grateful to be First Case With Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery System
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Patient Grateful to be First Case With Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery System

The latest addition to robotic-assisted surgery made its debut at Kearney Regional Medical Center on Monday. Bev Muller of Kearney was the first patient at Kearney Regional Medical Center to receive Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Hip Replacement Surgery using the Stryker Mako robot. The surgery was performed by Dr. Ryan DeBlis, a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at...

Wilkinson Only in Area to Utilize 3D Technology in Total-Knee Replacement Surgeries
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Wilkinson Only in Area to Utilize 3D Technology in Total-Knee Replacement Surgeries

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Chris Wilkinson of Kearney Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, a Division of Kearney Regional Medical Center, is the only practitioner within a 100+ mile radius currently utilizing cutting-edge 3D technology in his total knee replacements. The technology comes from Boston-based company, Conformis, which has developed patient-specific implants via advanced 3D imaging technology and...

Kearney Regional Attains Blue Distinction Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Kearney Regional Attains Blue Distinction Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Kearney Regional Medical Center has been named a Blue Distinction Center® in orthopedic spine surgery by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.  The award is given to medical facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality health care. KRMC is one of only 3 hospitals in Nebraska and the only in Central Nebraska to have received...