Dr. Matava describes if anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is an outpatient medical procedure.
Yes, over 90% of surgery is done as an outpatient.
About Dr. Matava, M.D.:
Dr. Matthew J. Matava, M.D., is an associate professor and orthopedic surgeon at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Specializing in sports medicine, his clinical areas of interest include ligament injuries of the knee, athletic injuries of the shoulder and elbow, and pediatric orthopedic knee disorders.