Seaside Surgery Center

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  • New knee puts Saints’ new special teams coach Mike Westhoff back in the game

    The successful outcome of his outpatient partial knee replacement by Dr. Robert J. Zehr, is the reason legendary NFL special teams coach Mike Westhoff could answer the New Orleans Saints’ call for help halfway through this football season. “After having played football, coaching in the NFL, and having a TV show in NY, the last thing… Read More

  • Knee replacement

    Knee replacement is the last line of defense against osteoarthritis. It also serves as a solution to serious knee injuries that cannot be resolved with conservative treatments such as corticosteroid shots, bracing, physical therapy, and other measures. It is estimated that more than 700,000 knee replacements are performed each year across the nation. That number… Read More

  • Radio Frequency Ablation offered at Seaside Surgery Center

    NAPLES, Fla. (December 4, 2017) – Pain management services at Seaside Surgery Center continue to grow at a steady rate, as more physicians become familiar with its top-of-the-line facility, convenient location, and highly-skilled, well-trained staff. Seaside recently invested in a G4 four-electrode radio frequency generator unit from Cosman Medical to be used in radio frequency ablation (or RFA). The… Read More

  • Cubital tunnel syndrome

    Cubital tunnel syndrome involves a part of your elbow commonly referred to as the “funny bone,” but there is nothing funny about cubital tunnel syndrome! Have you ever awakened in the morning to find your hand is still “asleep”? You might be experiencing numbness or tingling in your arm; your pinky and ring fingers may be… Read More

  • Seaside welcomes new surgeon

    Naples, Fla. (November 13, 2017) – Carmella Fernandez, MD, MBA, has joined Seaside Surgery Center as an orthopaedic upper extremity surgeon. She comes to Seaside from an educational track at several prestigious institutions, earning honors and accolades along the way. Fernandez received a full athletic scholarship to the University of Illinois, competing on the women’s gymnastics… Read More

  • Partial shoulder replacement

    Partial shoulder replacement may be an option if you are experiencing shoulder pain. If only one portion of your shoulder joint has cartilage damage, replacing only that portion may relieve your pain and restore your shoulder’s functionality. To understand partial shoulder replacement, let’s look at how the shoulder works. The shoulder joint is a ball and… Read More

  • Bunions

    Bunions are those unsightly bumps that form on the inside of your foot at your big toe joint. Many people think that bunions are a bony growth. That may be true for a few people, but for most of us, the bunion represents a dislocation of the big toe. It begins to deviate closer to… Read More

  • Hip fractures

    Hip fractures occur for a number of reasons and diagnosing one is not always as simple as you might think. Hip pain is the primary symptom of a fractured hip. However, that pain could be from an actual fracture, or pain from an injury, fall or condition that could potentially cause a fracture. Your physician… Read More

  • Seaside surgeon performs first shoulder replacement surgery at Naples’ newest hospital

    NAPLES, Fla. (September 22, 2017) – Orthopaedic surgeon Brian Wallace, D.O., of Seaside Surgery Center and the Joint Replacement Institute, performed the first shoulder replacement surgery at Landmark Hospital of Southwest Florida on Friday, September 22, 2017. Completed in September 2015, the Naples location is the newest of Landmark’s long-term acute care hospitals and one of… Read More

  • Knee injuries

    Knee injuries are, unfortunately, common in today’s world. People are remaining active into their 60s, 70s and beyond. While their spirits may be soaring, their joints may be sore! A sudden turn on the dance floor, a game-winning kick that over-extended a leg, even kneeling in the garden − all are activities and movements that… Read More