Five Questions With: Dr. A. Robert Buonnano



An orthopedic surgeon at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital has performed Rhode Island’s first resurfacing of an arthritic knee, introducing a less-invasive alternative to knee-replacement surgery for local residents.

For now, Fatima is the only hospital in the state to offer the procedure, but later this year, the surgeon, Dr. A. Robert Buonnano, plans to provide training to other surgeons who wish to adopt the technology into their practice. He spoke with Providence Business News about the patented technology, Arthrosurface.

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