Mako SmartRobotics: First Robotic Arm-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Mako SmartRobotic Knee Replacement

(Salisbury, MD)- POA Surgery Center is the first facility on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to offer Mako SmartRobotics™. This advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed.

Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 189% by 2030, yet studies have shown that approximately 20% of patients are dissatisfied after conventional surgery.

POA Staffing Updates

(Salisbury, MD) Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates (POA) announces the retirement of Dr. Eric Franks and Dr. Edward McGinnis. It is difficult, if not impossible to list the accomplishments of these exceptional orthopaedic surgeons who have served our local communities for over 21 years and 34 years, respectively.

Dr. Eric Franks joined POA in 1998 as one of POA’s Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeons alongside Dr.