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Taking a Knee

Star high school quarterback recovers from early injuries thanks to USC Center for Sports Medicine George F. Rick Hatch III, MDAssistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Director, USC Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Palos Verdes High School was a long shot to take the CIF football championship in 2015 and when the underdogs took the prize, their Read more

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Saving Life and Limb

Lawrence R. Menendez, MD, FACS, ChiefCenter for Musculoskeletal OncologyProfessor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery As a teenager, Robert Dobbie loved to surf. The Hermosa Beach, CA, native learned to longboard and boogie board, and along with his friends, he’d enter local surfing competitions to see how he stacked up against other wave-catchers. “It was just going Read more

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Microsurgery makes big impact for patients

The grateful mother of one of his young patients recently sent Milan Stevanovic, MD, a photo of her son playing the trumpet. The photo is more than a memento — rather, it is a testament to the power of microsurgery. A poorly-treated broken arm had left the boy unable to properly flex the fingers in Read more

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Jay R. Lieberman, MD, Takes Office as 25th President of AAHKS

Jay R. Lieberman, MD Jay R. Lieberman, MD took office as the 25th President of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) during their Board of Directors meeting in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. He assumes leadership of the organization as it prepares to mark its 25th Anniversary at the AAHKS Read more

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