Source Alert: USC orthopedic experts available to news media
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting is the world’s largest gathering of orthopedic surgeons and allied health professionals. Several USC surgeons attended the 2013 meeting, held March 19-23 in Chicago, to discuss the latest information on orthopedic treatments, advances and research. They can be contacted through the USC Health Sciences Public Relations & Marketing Office.
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Timothy P. Charlton, M.D., is assistant professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in foot and ankle surgery, with special interest in dance medicine and injuries specific to professional ballet dancers.
Hip and Knee Replacement
Jay R. Lieberman, M.D., is professor and chair of orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and director of the Institute of Orthopaedics at the Keck Medical Center of USC. He is an expert in primary and revision total hip and knee replacement and treatment of bone death of the hip and knee. He is studying the influence of spirituality on the results of total joint replacement surgery.
David L. Skaggs, M.D., is professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and chief of orthopedic surgery at Keck School-affiliated Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. His specialties include spinal deformity, hip disorders and complex trauma.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Jeremy S. Smith, M.D., is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and co-director of the USC Center for Spinal Surgery. He is an expert in the treatment of spinal cord injuries, as well as complex surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He can address minimally invasive surgery and image-guided technologies for degenerative spine conditions.
Seth C. Gamradt, M.D., is associate professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and director of orthopedic athletic medicine for USC Athletic. He specializes in shoulder, knee and elbow surgery. He can address the latest techniques for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) regeneration.
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