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Orthopedic Surgery (INACTIVE)

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  • Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices

    Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices
    After overcoming website glitches and long waits to get Obamacare, some patients are now running into frustrating new roadblocks at the doctor's office. A month into the most sweeping changes to healthcare in half a century, people are having trouble...
  • Dr. Riad Barmada, 1929-2014

     Dr. Riad Barmada, 1929-2014
    Dr. Riad Barmada, head of orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine from 1984 to 1998, was a quiet champion of diversity at the school. "Long before anyone talked about diversity, he recruited women and minorities," said...
  • Limping through life after football -- and how doctors can help

     Limping through life after football -- and how doctors can help
    In 2008, I attended a reunion for Miami Dolphins players who had played in the 1983 or 1985 Super Bowls. I was eager to go. It had been 25 years since I took off my pads and helmet for the last time, and since then, I'd had little contact with most of...
  • Inside the PD: Eight months after Tommy John surgery, Ethan Carter plotting his return

    Inside the PD: Eight months after Tommy John surgery, Ethan Carter plotting his return
    The list of pitchers who have fully recovered from Tommy John surgery grows longer every year. It contains the famous (Chris Carpenter, John Lackey, Stephen Strasburg) as well as those you haven’t heard of (at least, not yet). Ethan Carter, who won...
  • Vonn taken to doctor after training crash

    Vonn taken to doctor after training crash
    Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn was being evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon after a Tuesday morning crash at Copper Mountain, Colo., while training for her first race since major knee surgery last winter. Vonn's publicist, Lewis Kay, said in an email...
  • Knee 'stable,' Vonn may race in early December

    Knee 'stable,' Vonn may race in early December
    Although Lindsey Vonn's doctor says her knee is stable despite a partial tear of her reconstructed right ACL, the reigning Olympic downhill champion has withdrawn from next week's races in Beaver Creek, Colo. But orthopedic surgeon Bill Sterett's...
  • What does it take for bad bus drivers to get fired?

    If other jobs had the same laughable level of accountability as Broward County bus drivers, the world would be a much scarier place. Imagine an airline pilot who repeatedly skidded off runways – and kept his job. Or an orthopedic surgeon who...
  • Back pain often overdiagnosed and overtreated

    Harvard Health Blog What doctors call "routine" back pain can really, really hurt. Surprisingly, the best treatment is usually quite conservative--over-the-counter pain relievers, ice and heat, and gentle exercise. Yet for decades, many doctors have been...
  • Unrest, Violence Mar Peaceful Season

    You'll be hearing and maybe warbling about sleeping in heavenly peace in the next few days. There is little peace in the corner of the world where Christendom looks to every December to mark the birth of Christ two thousand years ago. It's a bleak time...
  • 'Weekend warrior' injuries hobble S. Florida's 50-plus crowd

    'Weekend warrior' injuries hobble S. Florida's 50-plus crowd
    Take South Florida's enticing tropical climate, add an improving economy and throw in the booming popularity of high-intensity workouts like Insanity, CrossFit and Zumba, and what do you get? A whole lot of injuries, area orthopedic surgeons say....
  • Greg Norman withdraws from Humana Challenge golf tournament

    Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman, 58, withrew Tuesday from the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament scheduled for Jan. 13-19 because of a knee injury. The two-time British Open winner is meeting with orthopedic surgeon James Bradley in Pittsburgh early...
  • Medical software firm draws healthy interest from investors

    Medical software firm draws healthy interest from investors
    Amid a recent thumbs-up from high-tech investment experts in Orlando, a local Internet-based medical software firm is setting its sights on raising $5 million in first-round venture capital. officials said this week. Automated Clinical Guidelines LLC...