On Tuesday, Steven Raikin, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, was scheduled to perform foot surgery on Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere, according to a phillyBurbs.com report.
Oakland Regional Hospital in Southfield, Mich., has recently opened the Oakland Regional Orthopaedic & Hand Center. The center includes six exam rooms.
Here four orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians discuss five of the largest issues affecting the field of sports medicine.
Answorth Allen, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, recently performed knee surgery on the New York Knicks guard and forward J.R. Smith at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, according to a CBS New York report.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare Systems has opened the Appalachian Regional Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center in Boone, N.C., according to a WataugaDemocrat.com report.
In a recent study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, researchers propose and analyze a comprehensive classification system for stress fractures that includes fracture grade, fracture location and imaging modality.
Steven Wertheim, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician with Resurgens Orthopaedics, based in Marietta, Ga. Dr. Wertheim focuses on sports medicine and knee, shoulder and elbow injuries. He earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and completed his residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Wertheim completed his sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Charleston, South Carolina. He also serves as chairman of the Public Relations Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Robert B. Anderson, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has performed foot surgery on the Orlando Magic forward and center Glen Davis, according to an Orlando Sentinel report.
The National Center for Sports Safety, a non-profit foundation founded by orthopedic surgeon Larry Lemak, MD, has announced a partnership with the University of Georgia in Athens, which will focus on research of athletic injuries and the care of athletes.