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Dr. John McLaughlin Featured Speaker at Glen Arden Dinner with the Doctor

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Newburgh, NY – Dr. John McLaughlin, Medical Director of the St. Luke’s Cornwall Center for Joint Replacement, will be the featured speaker at Glen Arden Continuing Care Retirement Community’s “Dinner with the Doctor: All About Joint Replacement” event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 31. The free event, which will be held in the Rhinebeck Room of the facility in Goshen, will also include a buffet dinner.

Dr. McLaughlin will discuss when and why one would consider joint replacement as well as what to expect in the recovery process.

Dr. McLaughlin specializes in the treatment of arthritis of the knee, hip and shoulder (including total joint replacement), sports medicine (including arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction) and fracture management. His practice philosophy is to maximize non-surgical treatment prior to considering surgery. When surgery is necessary, minimally invasive techniques are preferred.  He has worked in the Hudson Valley for more than 15 years and is a partner at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County.

A graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. McLaughlin completed his orthopedic residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.  He completed a total joint/sports medicine fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center 
at San Antonio.

Dr. McLaughlin is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons (ABOS), a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a member of the American Association of Knee and Hip Surgeons. He is the author and co-author of several articles in peer-reviewed orthopedic journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Journal of Shoulder Surgery.

Dr. McLaughlin is active in the community, and has served as the team physician for the Cornwall High School Green Dragons. He was also the team physician for the Hudson Valley Fort of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL).

Reservations are required and can be made by calling Maureen Torelli at 845-360-1446 or by email to mtorelli@elant.org

Dr. McLaughlin is also providing free education about arthritis of the knee, hip and shoulder on Thursday, March 10 at the Homewood Suites at Newburgh’s Stewart Airport. He will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, including dietary supplements, medications, exercised, injections and surgery. To reserve your spot, call (845) 534-5768.


About St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital with campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, NY. The hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the Hudson Valley and has achieved excellence in the delivery of compassionate and comprehensive health care services.  SLCH has received the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for five consecutive years. The Joint Commission noted SLCH for excellence in Key Quality Measures in management of Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke and Surgical Care. SLCH is also recognized as an industry leader in using information technology to improve patient care, by winning the Most Wired Award for the second year in a row. In January 2016, SLCH officially partnered with Montefiore Health System to strengthen the delivery of health care locally and enhance access to exceptional specialty care for Hudson Valley residents.