Live Surgery, New Research, Leading Sports Medicine Experts

Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts 2nd Annual Symposium

NEW YORK—April 8, 2008 

WHEN:

Friday, April 18
8:15 a.m. – 4:55 p.m. (ET)
Saturday, April 19
7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021
WHAT: Top Sports Medicine thought leaders from across the country gather to discuss new research, clinical guidelines and advancements in the field. As national leaders in Sports Medicine, the team at Hospital for Special Surgery is uniquely positioned to provide information to local, regional and national audiences by combining the expertise of rehabilitation staff, surgeons, physicians and laboratory scientists.
COURSE LEADERS:

  • Frank A. Cordasco, M.D., Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service
  • Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., FAAP, CAQSM, Assistant Attending Physician and Pediatrician, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service
  • John T. Cavanaugh, M.Ed., P.T., ATC, Advanced Clinician, HSS Sports Medicine Performance and Research Center

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Live Surgery and Video Demonstrations: Rotator cuff, hip arthroscopy, allograft ACL reconstruction
  • 10th Annual Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete – asthma in the young athlete, nutrition and the adolescent athlete, stress fractures and cervical spine injury
    Available Expert – Jordan Metzl, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician and Pediatrician, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service
  • ACL Injuries – prevention, gender specific issues and advances in repair and recovery through soft tissue research; rehabilitation
    Available Experts – Scott Rodeo, M.D., Co-Chief, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service; New York Giants Team Physician
    John T. Cavanaugh, M.Ed., P.T., ATC, Advanced Clinician, HSS Sports Medicine Performance and Research Center; Team Physical Therapist, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries – Latest updates on repair techniques and research to promote tendon healing.
    Available Experts – David Altchek, M.D., Co-Chief, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service; Medical Director, New York Mets Baseball
    Russell Warren, M.D., Former Surgeon-in-Chief, Former Chief of HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service; Team Physician, New York Giants
  • Hips, Elbows, Shoulder Instability: Labral tears and Shoulder Instability – treating the cause and not the symptom, post-operative rehabilitation, NFL injuries and more
    Available Expert – Bryan T. Kelly, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician, HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service
PRESENTATIONS:
  • ACL Injuries and the Athlete
  • Thirty Years of ACL Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Thirty Years of Rotator Cuff Treatment
  • Shoulder Instability in the Athlete
  • Elbow Injury in the Athlete
  • Hip Injury in the Athlete

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About Hospital for Special Surgery
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2007), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In the 2006 edition of HealthGrades' Hospital Quality in America Study, HSS received five-star ratings for clinical excellence in its specialties. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.

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