EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital partner to present the special medical program “Considering Total Joint Replacement in 2018” at the library on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 pm.

Lead by board certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Stephen Kayiaros, the program gives a brief overview of arthritis of the hip and knee, as well as outlining non-operative and surgical treatments for both. He will present the latest techniques used in knee and hip replacement surgery with a special focus on anterior approach hip replacement surgery

Kayiaros obtained his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery as well as a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, followed by a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. His subspecialty is in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic Trauma.

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He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2015, he received the school’s Volunteer Faculty Award.

This program is free and open to the public. It is offered through East Brunswick Public Library’s Just For The Health Of It! consumer health and community wellness initiative. To learn more about the library’s health information services, visit www.wellinks.org.