Mayo Orthopedic Surgery resident, Malik E. Dancy, M.D. (@Dr.Dancy) joins host Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss improving diversity in the field of orthopedics. Dr. Okoroha and Dr. Dancy answer various questions on diversity presented from listeners on topics including navigating being a person of color in the field, improving chances of matching, females in orthopedics and the lifestyle of an orthopedic surgeon.
Opioid painkillers are highly addictive. After just five days of prescription opioid use, the likelihood that you'll develop long-term dependence on these drugs rises steeply — increasing your risk of eventual addiction and overdose.
Hip and knee reconstruction specialist Rafael Sierra, M.D. (@RafaSierra5) joins host Kelechi Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss hip preservation surgery. Topics discussed include risk factors for hip dysplasia, patient presentation and treatment options including hip arthroscopy, peri-acetabular osteotomy (PAO), and total hip arthroplasty (THA).
Shoulder and Elbow specialist Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo (@JSanchezSotelo) joins host Kelechi Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss new technologies in shoulder arthroplasty. Dr. Sanchez-Sotelo discusses how 3D printing and mapping is utilized in shoulder arthroplasty to improve pre-operative planning. He also discusses patient specific instrumentation, robotics and combining virtual plans with live surgery using mixed reality goggles!
Orthopedic Sports medicine surgeon and Minnesota Twins team physician, Dr. Christopher Camp (@ChrisCampMD) joins host Kelechi Okoroha(@DoctorOrkoro) to discuss the increasing incidence of UCL injuries in baseball players, risk factors for injury and current treatment options. He also reviews new technology to monitor pitchers and help prevent injury as well as a new anatomic technique for UCL reconstruction a.k.a. Tommy John Surgery.