Evan Schumer, M.D. Boston’s Top Docs

Evan Schumer, M.D. voted one of Boston’s Top Docs Evan Schumer, M.D. has been voted one of Boston’s top doctors. Dr. Schumer is one of three orthopedic surgeons at Newton-Wellesley Hospital to have been awarded the honor this year. Rankings are determined annually by...

Laurie Katz, M.D. Instructs Multiple Arthroscopy Courses

Laurie Katz, M.D. continues to balance a busy clinical practice with ongoing educational obligations. She was most recently invited to be an instructor at the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) in Palm Desert, CA and, for the third consecutive year will...

Dr. Leslie Performs 500th Distal Biceps Tendon Repair

On Tuesday, March 24 Dr. Bruce Leslie performed his 500th distal biceps tendon repair. Distal biceps tendon ruptures are an uncommon but increasingly recognized injury of the elbow. Dr. Leslie and the late Dr. Arthur Thibodeau refined this surgical technique and it...

Dr. Kenneth Polivy Named to the AAOS Board of Councilors

Dr. Kenneth Polivy has been named to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Councilors. Congratulations Dr. Polivy! He will be serving as an advisor on relations between the AAOS and state/regional orthopaedic societies. Learn more about AAOS on...

Dr. Leslie Leads Hand Surgeons NOLC Conference

Dr. Bruce Leslie recently returned from the 2014 AAOS National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) where he met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss the SGR fix and other issues affecting Medicare patients. Dr. Leslie continues to serve as Chair of the...

Dr. Dan Quinn Explains Dominque Easley’s Knees

Dr. Dan Quinn of Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates joins Rob Bradford to talk about the ins and outs when it comes to the knees of Patriots first-round draft pick Dominque Easley. Easley has undergone ACL surgeries on each of his knees and pronounced himself 80...

NWH Outpatient Surgery Center Receives Press-Ganey Award

NWH Outpatient Surgery Center Receives Press-Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award The Outpatient Surgery Center (OSC) at Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been named a 2014 recipient of the Press-Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for patient satisfaction. The award is...

Matthew Messina, D.O. Talks About Gronk’s ACL Injury

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tore the ACL and MCL in his knee during a late comeback victory against the Cleveland Browns on December 8. Matthew Messina, D.O. joins Chris Price from WEEI Sports Radio to talk about ACL injuries and how they are...

Bruce Leslie, M.D. Leads Health Policy at ASSH Meeting

Bruce Leslie, M.D. leads symposia on health policy at ASSH Annual Meeting Bruce Leslie, M.D. gave lectures on Health Policy as well as Pursuing Value and Quality in Hand Surgery at the 2013 meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) from October...