Virginia orthopedic, sports medicine surgeon wins 5 medals for swimming: 4 notes

Written by Jackie Drees | December 21, 2018 | Print  |

Salem, Va.-based LewisGale Regional Health System orthopedic surgeon James Farmer, MD, won five medals for swimming races at the Commonwealth Games at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., according to WDBJ Channel 7 News.

Here are four notes:

1. Dr. Farmer is a sports medicine specialist at LewisGale Physicians – Virginia Orthopaedics in Salem.

2. His additional expertise includes minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle as well as partial and total knee replacements.

3. Dr. Farmer swims competitively in U.S. Masters Swimming events.

4. Swimming helps to make it easier for him to relate to and help his sports medicine patients, Dr. Farmer told WDBJ News.

More articles on sports medicine:
Dr. F. Harlan Selesnick performs knee surgery on Miami Heat's Goran Dragic: 4 notes
OrthoAtlanta will serve as medical provider for 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: 4 things to know
Stamford Health, HSS open sports rehab center in Connecticut — 3 insights

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months