(229) 435-1458

    T. SCOTT MCGEE, MD | ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

    (229) 435-1458

    T. SCOTT MCGEE, MD | ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

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    About SwiftPath

    Dr. McGee discussing The SwiftPath Program

    An Educated Patient: A Safer Patient

    You, as the patient, have an active involvement in your joint replacement, which proves to be one of the most powerful predictors of success. Dr. McGee has adopted the SwiftPath Method to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed for the best possible result. These include an integrated Patient Guide and JointCamp family engagement, identifying and managing health risk factors, modern pain management, homecare and online reporting.

    Optimize Health Before Surgery

    Patient optimization focuses on improving your health before surgery. Dr. McGee will help you identify and manage patient related risks for better results and to reduce complications.

    A Personal Road Map to a Safe Surgery

    Dr. McGee provides you with a SwiftPath Patient Guide that he has authored. It includes standardized protocol, evidence-based medicine and his specific therapies. It serves as a comprehensive surgical road map to help you and your caregiver learn and understand your active roles in the joint replacement journey.

    State-of-the-Art Patient Education

    You and your caregiver attend a JointCamp, focusing on the importance of patient engagement and family support. It teaches the key elements that help decrease pain, improve rehabilitation, reduce length of stay and enhance recovery following surgery.

    Less Pain and Decreased Narcotics

    Dr. McGee is committed to the reduction of narcotics in our communties. The SwiftPath Method used a systematic approach of modern pain management that has been vetted in Surgeon RoundTables and proven with outcomes. Minimizing the amount of narcotic pain medications will help avoid complications like nausea and constipation, as well as overuse of narcotics. This approach includes joint injection, anti-inflammatories, Tylenol and cryotherapy.

    Shared Decision Making

    The SwiftPath Method includes a shared decision-making process between Dr. McGee, you and your caregiver on the best pathway. He will confirm the need for a joint replacement and determine if you are a candidate for outpatient surgery, 23 hour stay, or reduced hospital stay.

    Minimally Invasive Techniques & Rapid Recovery

    Dr. McGee is trained in minimally invasive techniques that result in less blood loss, less pain, shorter stays, the possibility of rehabilitation in your own home and faster patient recovery.

    Cloud-Based Patient Reported Outcomes

    The SwiftPath Method uses a post-surgery protocol for homecare to minimize post-surgery issues. It combines modern pain management with a secure, on-line or reporting results to Dr. McGee can closely monitor your pain levels and recovery.

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