Interview with Dr. Kevin Plancher, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and Team Physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Team. We discuss why you should be doing outpatient total joint replacement, tips for best practices, how […]
Published 03/04/22
Published 03/04/22
Interview with Dr. Benjamin Taylor, Fellowship Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Grant Medical Center, Columbus Ohio, Associate Program Director for OhioHealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, and Associate Clinical Professor at Ohio University and Dr. David Galos, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. […]
Published 01/08/22
Welcome to Season 3 of the podcast. This season we plan to change things up a bit and have more episodes with multiple guests. The aim is to try and bring in multiple perspectives on an issue, maybe even some debates and controversy. Check out the first episode on Masquelet techniques with Drs. Ben Taylor […]
Published 01/08/22
Highlights from the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association in Fort Worth, Texas. A brief review of the symposia and key papers are discussed in this episode.
Published 10/31/21
Dr. Corinna Franklin, Director of Sports Medicine at Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University discusses how we can improve transgender care in orthopaedics.
Published 10/01/21
D.r Mara Schenker, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Chief of Orthopaedics at Grady Memorial Hospital, and Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Emory University School of Medicine discusses social determinants of health in orthopaedic trauma patients. Why is this important? What can orthopaedic surgeons do to assess for these, and how does it affect outcomes?
Published 07/10/21
Dr. David Lowenberg, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, Emeritus Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma, and recent past President of OTC International and the FOT discusses the management of infected fractures. He describes the most common mistakes made, his tips for local antibiotic use, which management techniques and principles have evolved […]
Published 06/06/21
Surena Namdari, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellowship Director and Co-Director of Shoulder & Elbow Research at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, and attending surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals discusses his approach to the management of geriatric proximal humerus fractures. What are the surgical criteria? How should we choose between ORIF and arthroplasty? […]
Published 06/03/21
David Galos, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA discusses his group’s research of fascia iliaca blocks in hip fracture surgery. How are they done at a busy hospital center? Do they reduce opioid consumptions, and by how much? Do they reduce delirium and improve patient satisfaction? Is this […]
Published 03/27/21
Nancy Yen Shipley, MD, orthopaedic surgeon, speaker, writer, and host of “The 6% with Nancy MD” podcast discusses barriers, dispels myths, tells her personal stories, and suggests how we can improve the current underrepresentation of women in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Shipley practices at Multnomah Orthopedic Clinic in Portland, OR. Check out her website at nancymd.com […]
Published 01/31/21
Grant D. Hogue, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Boston Children’s Hospital and Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School discusses marijuana and fracture healing. As marijuana legalization becomes more prevalent and opioid use is discouraged, it is likely that more of our patients will turn to marijuana. But how well has it been studied in our […]
Published 12/18/20
John P. DiFiori, MD, Director of Sports Medicine for the NBA and Chief of the Primary Sports Medicine Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York discusses the NBA ‘bubble’ – how they got there, why it worked, and the lessons learned. In addition, we discuss the potential challenges for the upcoming NCAA […]
Published 11/20/20
An interview with Asif Ilyas, MD, MBA, Founding President of the Rothman Opioid Foundation. Dr. Ilyas discusses the educational and research efforts that are needed to continue the efforts to end the opioid epidemic. He also describes some of the early successes, the need for a long-term strategy in these efforts, medical cannabis, and how […]
Published 09/07/20
Info about the upcoming 12th Annual Philadelphia Orthopaedic Trauma Symposium June 13
Published 05/03/20
Dr. Eric Gokcen, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine and Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Temple University discusses controversies with the management of achilles tendon ruptures, specifically operative versus nonoperative pathways. He also provides his tips for success with managing these both nonoperatively and operatively, including his current surgical techniques.
Published 04/28/20
Dr. Jeffrey L. Gum, Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgeon at the Norton Leatherman Spine Center and Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, explains his group’s study investigating this problem. He discusses the important factors that trainees should prioritize, the pitfalls and common mistakes and misperceptions that trainees have when looking … Continue reading "Why orthopaedic trainees are not selecting the right job after training"
Published 04/21/20
Dr. Fernando Vilella-Hernandez, Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami and Chief Medical Officer for Orthopaedics at Jackson Memorial Hospital discusses the management of distal femoral fractures in the elderly. ORIF vs distal femoral replacement, technical considerations for distal femoral replacement, what the current literature teaches us, and challenges when managing … Continue reading "Management of distal femoral fractures in the elderly"
Published 04/16/20
Joshua Pahys, MD from Shriners Hospitals for Children – Philadelphia and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson University discusses prevention of infection after spine surgery. Although uncommon, postoperative deep infections can be devastating and require extensive treatment to overcome. He gives his top 5 tips to prevent infection, describes the current evidence … Continue reading "Infection after spine surgery – Best practices to avoid it"
Published 04/14/20
Dr. Sommer Hammoud, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Associate Residency Director at Jefferson University Hospitals and the Rothman Institute, Head Team Physician for Saint Joseph’s University, Bryn Athyn College, Cairn University, and the Philadelphia Phoenix, and Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for Jefferson University discusses the management of collegiate athletes. She gives her top 5 tips … Continue reading "Management of collegiate athletes"
Published 04/10/20
Dr. Ryan Schreiter, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, co-head Team Physician of Temple Football, Team Physician for Temple Athletics addresses issues related to conflicts of interest (COI) that team physicians face. Why should there be team doctors rather than just having athletes go and see their own physicians for all of their care? … Continue reading "Should there be team doctors?"
Published 04/06/20
Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA, Patty and Jay Baker Endowed Chair in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medical College discusses his top 5 tips for success in the treatment of patients with these methods. He also discusses how he developed his interest … Continue reading "Minimally invasive spine surgery – Top 5 tips"
Published 04/02/20
Surena Namdari MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Shoulder & Elbow Research at Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals discusses c acnes (formerly p acnes) and the challenges this organism presents in shoulder surgery. Often found without clinical infection, it nonetheless is prevalent in shoulder revision surgery and presents diagnostic challenges. … Continue reading "C acnes and shoulder surgery – diagnostic challenges"
Published 04/01/20
Harold van Bosse, MD, Attending at Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at both Temple and Jefferson Medical Schools discusses the principles of management of arthrogryposis. He explains the basics about arthrogryposis, the treatment principles for success, the main challenges facing surgeons who manage these patients, and potential future developments … Continue reading "Arthrogryposis – Principles of management"
Published 03/31/20
John Fowler, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses the evolution of ultrasound both for diagnostic and therapeutic applications in hand surgery. He explains why this is an important technique to learn, what the evidence shows regarding its benefit, how he uses it … Continue reading "The evolution of ultrasound in hand surgery"
Published 03/30/20