Dr. Hage and TOSC featured on WRAL
Dr. Hage, medical director at TOSC, was featured on WRAL discussing safety in ambulatory surgery centers. Dr Hage was also recently appointed Assistant Professor In the Department of Surgery/Orthopaedics at Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine. The video can be seen here:
Sam Dyer, PA-C Earned CAQ!
Congratulations to Sam Dyer who recently earned his orthopedic certificate of additional qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. The certification encompasses a valid license, current practice in orthopedics, maintenance of continuing medical education and passing a national examination specifically on orthopedics topics. This additional qualification is to demonstrate advanced knowledge and training in the field of orthopedics.
Burlington Orthopaedics is now a division of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates
Triangle Orthopaedic Associates and Burlington Orthopaedics have joined forces to bring the residents of Alamance County and surrounding areas the most comprehensive orthopaedic services available. Our new Burlington location offers general orthopedic care including hand surgery, sports medicine, total joint replacement and fracture management as well as physical therapy.
Bone Health Recognized by IOF's "Capture the Fracture" Program
TOA's Bone Health department recently applied to be a part of the International Osteoporosis Foundation’s Capture the Fracture Program. This program highlights medical institutions from around the world who are making strides in bone health. After they review each application, they give the practice a “star” based on how well their program is doing in “capturing” and treating osteoporotic patients. TOA was awarded 4 gold stars and is now featured on their website here.
Dr. Romine Lectures On New Minimally Invasive Technique
Lucas Romine, M.D. recently presented research and lectured at the Eastern Orthopedic Association Meeting in Amelia Island, FL. The topic was “Arthroscopic, Anchorless Transosseous Rotator Cuff Repair”- which is a new, minimally-invasive technique for rotator cuff repair that does not require implants like anchors to secure the tendon back down to bone.
Dr. Aldridge Elected President of NCOA
Mack Aldridge, MD was elected President of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association this past weekend and he will serve this next year. Congratulations Dr. Aldridge!
New Physician: Nicholas Viens, MD
TOA is pleased to welcome new physician Nicholas A. Viens, MD. Dr. Viens is fellowship trained in orthopaedic foot & ankle surgery. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at Duke University and is returning to Durham after working at the Lexington Clinic in Kentucky. Dr. Viens will be seeing patients at our Durham, Southpoint, and Chapel Hill offices.
Dr. Gilbert Elected Chairman at Rex Hospital
Dr. Brett Gilbert was recently elected chairman of the department of Orthopaedics at Rex Hospital. Congratulations Dr. Gilbert!
New Partnership with NCO
TOA has joined forces with Northern Carolina Orthopaedics to bring the residents of Roanoke Rapids and surrounding areas the most comprehensive orthopaedic services available! This affiliation, which officially begins on September 8, 2014, will continue to provide excellent care but offer a greater variety of orthopedic services for the residents of Roanoke Rapids. Our Roanoke Rapids location offers general orthopedic care, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, diagnostic imaging services and a walk-in orthopedic clinic.
Dr. Kathryn Baerman Elected into The American Society of Breast Surgeons
Congratulations to Dr. Baerman, Surgery Specialist of Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. for her recent appointment as a member of The American Society of Breast Surgeons. ASBS leads the nation as an advocacy organization for general surgeons who treat patients with breast disease. The society formed in 1995 and today, it has more than 3,000 members worldwide. Dr. Baerman currently participates in a fellowship program centered on breast disease treatment and surgery. She seeks to deliver excellent, individualized care, while accommodating each patient’s needs in a pleasant environment.
Good News For Bad Knees
Learn more about a new option to treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee with MAKOplasty®.
Dr. Brett Gilbert interviews on Knee Replacement and Hip Resurfacing Procedures
Tune in to Dr. Gilbert's Knee Replacement and Hip Resurfacing interviews at Rex Healthcare.
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