First HSS medical symposium to take place in Rio de Janeiro from Nov. 28-29

Published on November 16, 2012 at 6:06 AM · No Comments

In addition, Rio has been named host city of the 2016 Olympic Games, as well as the 2014 World Cup, and Hospitalys aims to make sports medicine a focus of its efforts.

HSS orthopedists and sports medicine specialists served on the U.S. Olympic Committee medical staff team that covered the London Games in 2012, the Beijing Games in 2008 and the Athens Games in 2004. They look forward to similar roles in the 2016 Games. Currently, physicians from Hospital for Special Surgery are official physicians for major professional sports teams including the Super Bowl XLII Champion New York Football Giants, New York Mets, New York Knicks, New York Liberty Basketball and New York Red Bulls Soccer.

At the November symposium, topics will include:
•Current Status of Biologic Enhancement of Healing (PRP, Stem Cells) for Sports Medicine--Scott Rodeo, M.D.
•Shoulder Instability Repair in the Athlete: Open vs. Arthroscopic--Scott Rodeo, M.D.
•Current Concepts in Rotator Cuff Repair--Scott Rodeo, M.D.
•The Revision Acetabulum--Mathias Bostrom, M.D.
•The Revision Femur--Mathias Bostrom, M.D.
•Acute Care Orthopedic Rehabilitation at HSS--Charles Fisher, P.T.
•Minimally Invasive Surgery for Adult Deformities--Federico Girardi, M.D.

The symposium will take place at the Hotel Windsor Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro.

Source: Hospital for Special Surgery

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