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.
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 their website.
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 Government Affairs Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
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 percent ready during his pre-draft workout. Dr. Quinn offers an idea as to what might be realistic expectations for Easley.