orthopaedic surgeon

orthopaedic surgeon

A doctor specializing in the treatment of fractures, dislocations, joint disorders of all kinds, back problems generally, foot bony disorders, congenital defects of the skeleton and many other conditions. Increasingly the orthopaedic surgeon is concerned with the replacement of damaged and degenerate joints with prosthetic devices, especially artificial hip and knee joints.
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Summary: Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 6 (ANI): In what may be the first instance, a tiger in Maharashtra will be getting a prosthetic limb, with the joint efforts of Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries Science University (MAFSU) and a leading orthopaedic surgeon of Nagpur.
Patients who continue to have questions or concerns about this issue should be referred to their orthopaedic surgeon or the hospital where the surgery was undertaken.
According to a Dubai-based orthopaedic surgeon, the UAE population has a similar profile of fractures to other population groups but obesity is common and when obese patients suffer fractures, the management, both surgically and with cast, is often more difficult.
But this trainee orthopaedic surgeon - more used to working with bone than wood - has taken to honing his operating skills on a building site.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration Joslyn Liburd said the first clinics held by Ophthalmologist Dr Francisco Nunez and Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Cruz Mendez had seen a combined total of 29 patients.
an orthopaedic surgeon, is the second vice president of the board of directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Prior to joining the academy, Haralson was medical director and practicing orthopaedic surgeon for Southeast Orthopaedics in Knoxville, Tenn.
Amit Mukherjee is an orthopaedic surgeon at one of them, the 210-bed Tinplate Hospital--which he helped to rescue from closure.
For all but the simplest injuries, the doctor may recommend that the injury be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon, a doctor who specializes in bone and joint problems in children and adults.
Compared with findings of the AAOS Orthopaedic Surgeon Survey, serosurvey participants were more likely to be in residency or fellowship training (18% vs.
Awareness of occupational exposure to radiation in medicine continues to grow, and it is widely recognized that this procedure is a significant contributor to the cumulative lifetime exposure of the orthopaedic surgeon.
Rao, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and fellow of the AAOS.

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