JULY 2014 – On Thursday, May 1, 2014, myself and over 300 other orthopedic surgeons from around the country traveled to Capitol Hill. Our groups met with U.S. Congressional Representatives as part of the 2014 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC). I was one of two doctors from Maine meeting with Maine’s Congressional Representatives, which included Senator Susan Collins.
NOVEMBER 2014 – In late October of this year, over 300 orthopedic surgeons from the east coast participated in the 45th Eastern Orthopedic Association (EOA) Annual Meeting. This year I was a member of the Program Committee, along with Program Chair Amar Ranawat, M.D. and Program Committee members; Mark J. Lemos, M.D., Mark Romness, M.D., Michael P. Bolognesi, M.D., N. George Kasparyan, M.D., PhD, and Javad Parvizi, M.D.
What's the difference between a traditional hip replacement and a minimally invasive muscle sparing hip replacement (MS-AL)? Minimally invasive hip replacement can be a lot easier! Find out more in this blog post by Adam J. Rana, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Maine Medical Partners.