Bishop Ronald W. Gainer of the Diocese of Harrisburg underwent successful hip replacement surgery Tuesday morning at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, the diocese reported.
The surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Boal of the Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania, who reported that the bishop did fine and has been moved to a recovery room, the diocese said in a press release..
The bishop expects to be discharged from the hospital within a few days and hopes to resume a part-time schedule in about one month, following physical rehabilitation, the press release states.
All correspondence to Bishop Gainer should be directed to his office at the Diocesan Center. Office of The Bishop, Diocese of Harrisburg, 4800 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111-3710.