Alaska orthopedic surgeon featured in Netflix documentary: 4 observations

Mackenzie Garrity -   Print  |

With expertise in health issues caused by cobalt, orthopedic surgeon Stephen Tower will be featured in the upcoming Netflix documentary "The Bleeding Edge", which premiers July 27, according to the Seward City News.

Here are four observations:

1. Dr. Tower is an orthopedic surgeon at Tower Joint Replacement Clinic in Anchorage, Alaska.

2. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Tower is an expert on cobalt hip replacements and illnesses caused by the implants.

3. A member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Tower is also a board member of Health Watch USA.

4. Dr. Tower earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

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