Nicky Leung, M.D. has been named assistant chief of the division of hand surgery within the department of orthopedic surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.
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 peer nominations from other physicians.
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 was first performed by Dr. Leslie at Tufts Medical Center (at that time the New England Medical Center) in 1986.