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  • World’s Best Hospitals – UNC Orthopaedics Top 100

    World’s Best Hospitals – UNC Orthopaedics Top 100

    Newsweek recently ranked the world’s best specialized hospitals. UNC Orthopaedics was ranked 92 in the top 100 hospitals worldwide! https://www.newsweek.com/worlds-best-specialized-hospitals-2022/orthopedics

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  • Orthopaedic Grand Rounds 8/4/2021

    Distal Radius Fractures – What You Should Know in 2021 Warren Hammert, MD August 4, 2021 at 6:30 am Hybrid Conference PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS (SMD) PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, PLASTIC SURGERY (SMD), JOINT Speaker Biography Dr. Hammert is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery, and Chief of the Hand and Wrist …

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  • UNC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Open House

    UNC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Open House

    Want to Learn More About Our Program? Join an October Virtual Open House! Get to know our program director and some of our current residents. We welcome questions from participants during these sessions, so please bring some questions with you! Registration is required to participate. Next Date:Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 8:00PM EST Zoom links …

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  • UNC – NC State Bioprinting Research Featured on WRAL

    UNC – NC State Bioprinting Research Featured on WRAL

    Dr. Jeffrey Spang was featured on WRAL late last week for a groundbreaking collaboration he has been working on with bioengineers from North Carolina State University. This innovation uses bioprinting technology to crease new tissue from the patient’s own cells. The team have successfully generated meniscus tissue that could one day be used as an …

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  • UNC Orthopaedics using Amniotic Fluid to Promote Tissue Repair

    UNC Orthopaedics using Amniotic Fluid to Promote Tissue Repair

    Dr. David Berkoff has begun offering treatment in a cutting-edge new therapy that uses amniotic fluid to treat injuries by assisting healing and promoting the growth of healthy tissue. The treatment is currently being used to promote healing in partial thickness tendon tears, sprains / strains, joint pain and soft tissue injuries. Amniotic fluid is …

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  • Dr. Campion featured on WRAL for Groundbreaking New Treatment for Scoliosis

    Dr. Campion featured on WRAL for Groundbreaking New Treatment for Scoliosis

    Edmund Campion, MD, Frank C. Wilson Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, was featured on WRAL discussing Magec Rods, a newly available intervention for adolescents with severe scoliosis. [From WRAL] A new option to treat scoliosis in children could help some kids avoid multiple surgeries to reposition pins as they age. Scoliosis, a curvature …

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  • Orthopaedic Grand Rounds: Orthopaedic Surgery Forecast for the Next Decade: Clinical, Operational, and Leadership Opportunities

    Orthopaedic Grand Rounds: Orthopaedic Surgery Forecast for the Next Decade: Clinical, Operational, and Leadership Opportunities

    Hybrid Conference Speaker Biography Michael Suk, MD, JD, is the systemwide chair of Geisinger’s Musculoskeletal Institute and professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Selected to lead the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2012, Dr. Suk became one of the youngest people in the U.S. to head an academic orthopaedic department. Dr. …

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  • New Program offers Athletes the Ability to Monitor Tendon Health and Prevent Injury

    New Program offers Athletes the Ability to Monitor Tendon Health and Prevent Injury

    UNC Opens Tendon Treatment Program to Public Chapel Hill: UNC Orthopaedics recently opened a Tendon Treatment Program at its Carolina Pointe II location in Chapel Hill. With the goal of keeping active people active, this new program offers innovative approaches to the care of tendons and ligaments to help prevent injury and provide targeted individualized …

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  • 4-H Summer Camp students learn sports medicine basics from UNC Orthopaedics staff

    4-H Summer Camp students learn sports medicine basics from UNC Orthopaedics staff

    UNC Orthopaedics recently hosted students from a local 4-H Summer Camp for an introduction to sports medicine. UNC Orthopaedics recently hosted students from a local 4-H Sizzle Summer Camp for an introduction to sports medicine. The camp attendees traveled to the UNC School of Medicine campus and learned basic principles of sports medicine from Nurse …

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  • Teen ACL injuries on the rise, UNC researchers call for wider use of injury prevention programs

    Teen ACL injuries on the rise, UNC researchers call for wider use of injury prevention programs

    New research from UNC shows that rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are increasing sharply, with the most dramatic increase among girls aged 13-17. Media Contact: Jamie Williams, jamie.williams@unchealth.unc.edu, 984-974-1149 CHAPEL HILL, NC – Among teenage athletes, the rate of ACL tears is rising, with the sharpest increase seen in females aged 13-17 who...

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