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The Ohio Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would allow a licensed physician from out-of-state to treat members of a visiting athletic team participating in an Ohio sporting event, according to a Telegraph-Forum report.
Anthony Galea, MD, a Canadian sports medicine physician who was accused of smuggling unapproved human growth hormones into the United States to treat professional athletes, is scheduled to appear before a U.S. District Court in New York, according to a USA Today report.
Riico Dotson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and medical director of the sports medicine program at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, has been elected to the Mercy Foundation North Board of Trustees, according to a foundation news release.
Peter A. Indelicato, MD, chair of sports medicine for the department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation at the University of Florida, will be installed as the 40th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine next week, according to an organization news release.
Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons who performed 12 surgeries on Major League Baseball players so far this season.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 13:13

ACSM Releases New Adult Exercise Guidelines

The American College of Sports Medicine released new guidelines on the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for adults, according to an organization news release.
Josh Blomgren, MD, an internal sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, will serve as head physician to rapper Snoop Dogg's Snoop Dogg Youth Football League, according to an All Hip Hop News report.
William Sterett, MD, an orthopedic surgeon partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will no longer practice at the clinic after June 30, according to a practice news release.
Thomas Zdeblick, MD, a spine surgeon and chairman of the department of orthopedics and rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin in Madison who co-authored three studies with Medtronic and received the highest-known physician payments from the company at $21 million, is defending his financial relationship and disclosure policy with Medtronic, according to a Wisconsin State Journal report.
Published in Spine
Marc W. Hungerford, MD, director of joint replacement and reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore recently became the first orthopedic surgeon to perform the MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing procedure using the RIO Robotic Arm in the state of Maryland, according to a hospital news release.
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