(Camden, New Jersey) The Cooper Bone and Joint Institute has expanded its physician faculty with the appointment of Dino Nicol E. De Jesus, D.O. Dr. De Jesus joins the Cooper University Hospital orthopedic surgical team while providing patients with a full range of joint replacement options including weight-bearing surfaces such as metal-on-metal and ceramic joints. In addition, Dr. De Jesus has a special interest in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee and a vascular necrosis of the hip.
Dr. De Jesus completed his fellowship at Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida. Prior to that, he completed his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey. During his fellowship and residency, he received state-of-the-art training in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee utilizing minimally invasive techniques.
The Cooper Joint Replacement Center at Cooper is staffed by orthopedic surgeons who are experts in joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. A concierge-style system of care insures that patients receive the utmost in pre-surgical evaluation, education, surgical care and follow-up rehabilitation services.
“Joint replacement is an increasing need for our baby boomer population as many continue to pursue physical activities,” said Lawrence Miller, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedics at Cooper University Hospital. “Our team is able to provide these patients with the latest techniques for joint pain and get them back to comfortable mobility in their lives.”