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Sports Medicine Leaders to Discuss Prevention and Treatment of Injuries

New York—April 12, 2011

Event:              5th Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine symposium at Hospital for Special Surgery

                        To provide athletic trainers, physical therapists and coaches with an update on surgical advances and rehabilitation techniques for recreational and professional athletes, Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City is hosting an educational event drawing on the expertise of sports medicine professionals who specialize in a variety of sports and athletic injuries.

Date:               Thursday, April 14 – Saturday, April 16, 2011

Time:               5:15 – 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, April 14


7:45 a.m. – 5:20 p.m. on Friday, April 15


7:00 a.m. – 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 16

Locations:        Thursday and Select Events on Saturday:
Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York

                        Friday and Select Events on Saturday:
Weill Cornell Medical College
(adjacent to Hospital for Special Surgery)
Uris Auditorium
1300 York Avenue
New York

Personnel:       Frank Cordasco, M.D. , Orthopedic Surgeon in the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and Activity Co-Director of current Concepts in Sports Medicine

                         John T. Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, ATC, Clinical Supervisor of Hospital for Special Surgery’s Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center and Activity Co-Director of Current Concepts in Sports Medicine

                        David W. Altchek, M.D., Co-Chief of the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and Medical Director of the New York Mets

                        Scott A. Rodeo, M.D., Co-Chief of the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and Associate Team Physician for the New York Football Giants

Details:            The conference includes presentations and discussions with the nation’s top sports medicine practitioners, a live surgical demonstration, instructional courses and hands-on workshops.

                        “At HSS, we’re very excited to share the latest research, surgical techniques and rehabilitation therapies with our colleagues in the sports medicine community so that they can go on and serve their patients with an even greater degree of knowledge and expertise,” says Frank Cordasco, M.D., sports medicine surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and co-director of Current Concepts in Sports Medicine. 

                        Some highlights of the symposium include:

                     •  The Athlete’s Elbow: Michael Levinson, PT, CSCS; Lee Rosenzweig, PT, MS, DPT, CHT; Andrew D. Pearle, M.D. , Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon, Hospital   for Special Surgery
Thursday, April 14, 5:50 – 7:10 p.m., Hospital for Special Surgery

                      • Meniscal Transplantation Update: Scott A. Rodeo, M.D., Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Friday, April 15, 8:45 – 9:05 a.m., Uris Auditorium

                      • Partial Rotator Cuff Tears: When to Repair? Answorth A. Allen, M.D., Sports Medicine and Shoulder  Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Friday, April 15, 10:50 – 11:10 a.m., Uris Auditorium

                      •  The Athlete’s Hip: Struan H. Coleman, M.D., PhD, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
 Friday, April 15, 1:35 – 1:55 p.m., Uris Auditorium

                       • Live Surgery: Biceps Transfer: Stephen J. O’Brien, M.D., MBA, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
 Friday, April 15, 1:35 – 3:20 p.m., Hospital for Special Surgery

                       • Graft Selection for ACL Reconstruction: David W. Altchek, M.D., Co-Chief in the Sports Medicine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery
 Friday, April 15, 3:40 – 4:00 p.m., Uris Auditorium

                       • The High Ankle Sprain: Scott J. Ellis, M.D., Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
 Friday, April 15, 4:05 – 4:20 p.m., Uris Auditorium

                       • Hip Injury and the Golfer: Peter Draovitch, MS, ATC, PT, CSC, Physical Therapist with the Center for Hip Preservation at Hospital for Special Surgery
 Saturday, April 16, 8:50 – 9:10 a.m., Uris Auditorium

                       • Injuries in the Boxing Ring: Osric S. King, M.D., Sports Medicine Service Physician
 Saturday, April 16, 11:10 – 11:30 a.m., Uris Auditorium

 

 

About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.

 

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