Neil Cobelli, chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore, Wakefield and Linda Rucker, associate director of Perioperative Services, celebrated 10 years of high-quality orthopedics at Montefiore Wakefield at Saturday's community health fair. Recently, the hospital was awarded The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hips & Total Knee Replacement (282668)

On Saturday, July 20, Montefiore Wakefield Hospital Community members, elected officials and hospital staff gathered to commemorate an incredible 10 years of service. An estimated 300 people from local communities were in attendance and enjoyed a health fair which featured free health screenings, health education and a photo booth.

Speaker Carl E. Heastie, State Senator Jamaal T. Bailey, and Council Membes Andy King presented proclamations honoring Montefiore’s decade at Wakefield.