BJISG Performs the First Endoscopic Spine Surgery in the U.S. with the new joimax®4K Endoscopic Spine Surgery System

Dr. Thomas Loumeau of the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia, performed the first endoscopic spine surgery on January 8, 2019, using the newly launched 4K Endoscopic Spine Surgery System from joimax, Inc.  The surgery was performed at the Surgery Center of BJI, LLC, located in Jesup, GA.

The new 4K endoscopic system gives the Bone & Joint Institute the advantage of being on the cutting edge of endoscopic spine surgery. The new 4K system provides the following benefits to their patients:

  • Reduced postoperative pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Faster recovery time
  • Minimal trauma to surrounding tissues; less scarring

Dr. Loumeau stated, “It is an honor to be the first practice in the country to offer 4K Endoscopic Spine Procedures. The communities we serve now have access to the most technologically advanced spine surgery right here close to home.”

Dr. Thomas Loumeau is a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon specializing in diagnostics and treatments of the spine. He brings a vast amount of knowledge to the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia and offers many innovative procedures to better the health of our community. Dr. Loumeau works with a wide variety of spinal conditions with a special interest in minimally-invasive procedures, deformity correction, spinal decompression and fusion, and motion preservation.


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