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Unity Opens Foot and Ankle Center

February 26, 2014

Unity Health System launched a program this week that provides a central access point for people suffering from foot and ankle conditions.

The first of its kind in the area, the Unity Foot and Ankle Center opened Monday, February 24.

The Center was developed through a collaborative partnership among Unity medical staff, Unity Physical Therapy and community partners. Unity’s network of specialists includes podiatrists, orthopedists, physical therapists and orthotic experts. The patient’s condition determines the appropriate action to be taken and may range from a comprehensive consultation to podiatric or orthopaedic surgery.

“We’ve thoughtfully created a better way for patients to access the right treatment team for their condition,” said Luke Loveys, M.D., Chief of Orthopaedics at Unity Hospital. “Our approach is simple. One call and the patient is seen by the appropriate specialist.”

The goal of the Foot and Ankle Center is to have a Nurse Navigator guide patients smoothly through the treatment process in a manner that’s effective, efficient and ‘user friendly’.

“Aligning these partners really showcases Unity’s commitment to provide the absolute best possible health care experience,” Loveys added.

The administrative office for the Unity Foot and Ankle Center is located at Unity at Ridgeway, 2655 Ridgeway Avenue. Appointments can be made by calling (585) 368-FEET.

About Unity Health System

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include Aging and Community Services, Behavioral Health, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, and Women's Services. The Village at Unity is Unity's senior living community that offers a full continuum of housing programs including independent, enriched living, and a memory care community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, India and Singapore, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit unityhealth.org.

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Press Contact:

Natalie Ciao
(585) 368-3091

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