Of all the medical and surgical subspecialties, orthopedic surgery historically has had the lowest percentage of women and minorities. Mayo Clinic’s orthopedic surgery department is working to change that.
Sports medicine specialist, Dr. Kelechi Okoroha joins host Dr. Jonathan Barlow to discuss the critical importance of mentorship in his career and life.
Sports medicine surgeon and team physician for the Minnesota Timberwolves Dr. Kelechi Okoroha joins host Dr. Jonathan Barlow to discuss modern thinking about hip impingement, an area of sports medicine that has undergone a rapid evolution over the last few years. Dr. Okoroha pays specific attention to indications, techniques, and the surgical learning curve.
Dr. Kelechi Okoroha, remember this name in the orthopedic world! He’s just 2 years out of fellowship and just got offered to be on the medical staff for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He trained at Rush, arguably one of the best sports medicine fellowships in the country, and played basketball at Xavier University, still finding a way to study and applying to medical school. Our topics discussed include: