West Virginia residents can receive free joint replacement

MORGANTOWN, WV (AP) — A medical service organization will provide free joint replacements at West Virginia University Medicine later this year.


Participating patients will receive free of charge all treatment, including surgery, hospitalization and pre- and post-operative care.


The program is provided by Operation Walk USA. Surgeries will be performed Dec. 6 at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.


The organization has provided help to more than 700 patients.


For more information, contact WVU Medicine orthopedic nurse clinician Cynthia Drummond at (304) 598-6720 or drummondcy@wvumedicine.org.

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