8 orthopedic surgeons making the news — March 27, 2015

Written by Brandon Howard | March 27, 2015 | Print  |

Here are eight orthopedic surgeons making headlines over the past week.

Howard R. Epps, MD, was elected to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of directors.

 

Adam N. Whatley, MD, and Wesley A. Clark, MD, will both be joining the Louisiana Back Institute, a Baton Rouge-based orthopedic practice interested in minimally invasive surgery techniques.

 

William D. Bugbee, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., received the 2015 Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for his team's 15 years of research on optimizing the process and effectiveness of osteochondral allograft transplantation for cartilage repair.

 

Orthopedic surgeon by day, musician by night, Thomas Stackhouse, MD, FAAOS, ASSH was featured in the Burlington County Times speaking of how music helps him connect with and nurture his humanity.

 

Jason Phillips, MD, of Pottsville, Pa.-based Phillips Brayford Orthopaedics, has become affiliated with Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading (Pa.), according to a Republican Herald report.

 

Health First orthopedic surgeon John Perry, MD, recently completed the first robot-assisted, minimally invasive direct anterior hip replacement in Central Florida.

 

Robert Aptekar, MD, recently made his sixth humanitarian trip to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, according to a J Weekly report.

More articles on orthopedics:  
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Richard J. Hawkins of Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas
1st federally funded total joint replacement registry
Dr. Jason Phillips affiliates with Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading

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