Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
Brian Cohen, MD, of Adena Health System in Chillicothe, Ohio, was the first U.S. surgeon to use the Arthrex Reverse Universe shoulder implant device, which was approved by the FDA on May 31.
Published in Spine and Orthopedic Devices and Implants
June 17, 2013
Here are 12 statistics on how orthopedists view compensation for their jobs, the choices they made and the most satisfying aspects of what they do, according to the Medscape Orthopedist Compensation Report: 2013.
June 17, 2013
Samuel Young, MD, is board-certified in orthopedics and sports medicine. In 2010, Dr. Young founded his private practice, Young Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Jacksonville, Fla. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his fellowship training at Duke University in Durham, N.C.
At the 11th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 14, Kenneth Pettine, MD, founder of The Spine Institute, presented on stem cell treatments in a session titled “The Latest Development in Stem Cell Treatments as Applied to Spine.”
Published in Spine
Yesterday, Brian Cohen, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, implanted the first Arthrex Reverse Universe shoulder device in the U.S., according to a WBEX report.
June 13, 2013
James Chen, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with Orthopaedic Sportsmed Group in San Francisco. Dr. Chen earned his medical degree from the University of California Davis. He interned and completed his residency at the University of Hawaii Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. He completed his sports medicine, arthroscopy and shoulder fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Chen has expertise in minimally invasive arthroscopy.
June 12, 2013
James Bradley, MD, head orthopedic surgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has performed successful arthroscopic surgery on Ben Roethlisberger's right knee, according to an NFL.com report.
On Tuesday, James Andrews, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, performed reconstructive elbow surgery on the Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa, according to an NBC Sports report.
June 12, 2013
R. William Junius, MD, board-certified in orthopedics and sports medicine, practices with Crescent City Orthopedics in Metairie, La. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Fort Worth, Texas affiliated hospitals. Dr. Junius is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and member of the Louisiana Orthopedic Association.
In a recent study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, researchers assessed the use of a foot-worn biomechanical device as a treatment for patients who underwent hip arthroplasty.