To friends and family, Wilma Cunningham is considered the "bionic woman."
The Greencastle, Pa., native has had five total joint replacement surgeries with in the past few years. Her hip, shoulders and knees have all been operated on by Hagerstown orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ralph Salvagno.
"I feel good," she said.
Cunningham and about 375 other joint replacement patients of Dr. Salvagno and his partner, Dr. Tom Altizer, gathered Sunday for a reception at the Four Points Hotel.
Those attending have had total joint replacements of the knees, hips, shoulders or ankles performed by either of the doctors.
"He's just a caring doctor. He takes care of you and is considerate," said Cunningham of Salvagno.
She said she attended the party to meet with other patients that went through the surgery at the same time she did.