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James Tibone honored by sports medicine society

James Tibone, left, receives the 2018 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership Award from the AOSSM Vice President James Bradley. (Photo/Courtesy AOSSM) James Tibone, MD, professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently received the 2018 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership Award from the American Orthopaedic Read more

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Epstein family gift enhances sports medicine research and care at USC

Epstein Family Foundation donates $10 million to name the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine. LOS ANGELES – Researchers and clinicians at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will advance their pioneering work on treatments and techniques to prevent and heal sports-related injuries thanks to a new $10 million Read more

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Hand Transplant Transforms Both Patient and Doctor

Two years ago, Dr. Alidad Ghiassi, a specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery in the USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, got an unexpected call from a former colleague, Dr. Kodi Azari. Dr. Azari, who is the director of the hand transplant program at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), was gathering a team of Read more

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Keck Medicine physicians provide care to Rose Bowl champions

The Trojan family celebrated an extraordinary 2017 Rose Bowl victory on Jan. 2. As with all successful athletic achievements, it truly took a team to build a successful football season and the fabulous finish on the national stage. As the official doctors of USC Trojan athletes, the USC Sports Medicine Center at Keck Medicine of 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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