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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

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Community Out-Reach Education

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is all about improving patient outcomes and speeding up recovery following surgery.  Having an operation can be both physically and emotionally stressful.  After hip and knee replacement, the enhanced recovery program at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital helps to make sure patients receive the right education before surgery while getting them up and moving shortly after their operation so that they can retain their independence and recover more quickly.  What is ERAS?  How can ERAS help after surgery?

If you are seeking answers to questions like these you should attend January’s C.O.R.E. (Community Out-Reach Education) Program at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital to learn about ERAS.

This FREE program will be on Thursday, January 24th at 4:00 p.m. in the VCU Health CMH Education Center inside the C.A.R.E. Building located at 1755 N. Mecklenburg Avenue in South Hill.

The speaker for the program with be Dr. Niraj Kalore.  Dr. Kalore is an Orthopedic Surgeon that specializes in joint replacement and preservation, arthroscopic and minimally invasive treatments of sports injuries and other problems involving hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and wrist joints.  Dr. Kalore practices at CMH Orthopedic Services, located in the C.A.R.E Building at VCU Health CMH.

Reservations are not required for this program; however, they are recommended.  For more information or to register to attend, please call (434) 447-0917 or visit www.vcu-cmh.org. All attendees with have a chance to win door prizes!

Niraj Kalore, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon