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Opelousas General Health System Purchases ExcelsiusGPS® – A Revolutionary Robotic Navigation Platform 

Opelousas General Health System became a leader in the field of robotic guidance and navigation through the purchase of ExcelsiusGPS®.  This platform technology is designed to improve safety and accuracy within the operating room. ExcelsiusGPS® provides improved visualization of patient anatomy through the procedure to help optimize patient treatment. The system is designed to streamline the surgical workflow and reduce radiation exposure to surgeons and staff. This revolutionary robotic navigation platform is the world’s first technology to combine a rigid robotic arm and full navigation capabilities into one adaptable platform for accurate trajectory alignment in spine surgery. ExcelsiusGPS® is Globus Medical’s advanced technology solution designed to enhance safety and improve efficiency for patients, staff and surgeons in the operating room. 

At Opelousas General Health System, we chose ExcelsiusGPS® because it will offer our patients shorter hospital stays, less tissue damage and smaller, less visible scars. 

 “At Opelousas General Health System, we are committed to providing the highest
quality of care for our patients and staff and look forward to the exciting opportunities and undoubtable impact ExcelsiusGPS® will bring to the field of spine surgery, robotics, and navigation”, said Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President & CEO. 

We plan to use the system for placing screws in a variety of procedures, ranging from Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, direct lateral, and spinal realignment surgery.  We look forward to promoting less invasive procedures through this technology.    

About Opelousas General Health System 

Since 1957, Opelousas General Health System has been dedicated to the provision of quality health care through its strong commitment and high standards.  Central to the success of OGHS’s commitment for excellence is the presence of an outstanding and highly qualified staff of physicians, nurses, technologists and other personnel who provide professional treatment in a caring environment.  Serving as the region’s referral medical center, OGHS is a 197-bed, full service medical center, and the area’s most comprehensive community health care facility offering a wide range of medical specialties and state-of-the-art technology. Visit us at 

About Globus Medical  

Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer and is driving significant technological advancements across a complete suite of spinal products. Founded in 2003, Globus’ single-minded focus on advancing spinal surgery has made it the fastest growing company in the history of orthopedics. Globus is driven to utilize superior engineering and technology to achieve pain free, active lives for all patients with spinal disorders.