Drs. Bill Schroer, Jeffrey Pravda & more: 6 orthopedic surgeons making the news

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Here are six orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week:

Ian Thompson, MD, founder of Springfield (Ohio) Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute, advocated for elective surgeries to resume once it is safe to do so.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recognized James Hill, MD, with its 2020 Diversity Award.

St. Louis-based orthopedic surgeon Bill Schroer, MD, is using his distillery to make hand sanitizer, which is in high demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jeffrey Pravda, MD, outlined how Meriden-based Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical has been rapidly accelerating telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Garras, MD, of Chicago-area Midwest Orthopedic Consultants and Advocate Health, and John Fernadez, MD, of Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush have noted an increase in the number of orthopedic injuries due to people trying new activities at home.

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