MedicalNewsToday.com—July 11, 2008
Award-winning surgeon Russell Warren, M.D., just added another honor to his already impressive resume. Warren, who is a surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and a team physician for the New York Giants, was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame on July 13.
Dr. Warren has been at the helm of the Soft Tissue Research Laboratory at HSS since 1990. The lab's research has led to breakthroughs in the treatment of soft tissue injuries to the shoulder and knee. He has also published over 300 papers on a variety of orthopaedic topics related to disease and injury of the shoulder and knee.
In addition to being a 2008 inductee to the AOSSM Hall of Fame, Dr. Warren has enjoyed a multitude of other awards honoring his career in medicine and service to sports medicine, including AOSSM's O'Donoghue Award for Sports Medicine Research three times since 1982, along with the Humana Award for Clinical Research in 1992 and Mr. Sports Medicine in 2003. He has also received the prestigious Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) in 1989, 1995, 2002, and 2003.
AOSSM established the Hall of Fame in 2001 in order to recognize outstanding doctors in sports medicine and their contributions to the field.
This article originally appeared at medicalnewstoday.com.