News – Sep 2018

…his undergraduate degree from the University of Hawaii. He is board certified and specializes in general surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Nisbett, who is also board certified and specializing in…

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Restoring Function through Pain Management

…— even when it’s uncomfortable — especially after surgery or a cast removal. “The addition of physical therapy makes our department more complete,” Pellant adds. “Jason, as a physical therapist,…

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Physician Activity Now Under OIG Scrutiny: Revenue Impacts

…incentives have been reported may wish to consider evaluating their practice patterns. In July 2018, the OIG added an item focused on review of post-operative services in the global surgery

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U of L Sports Medicine Doctor Promotes Platelet-Rich Plasma for Chronic and Acute Injuries

…medicine arena, the doctor says her goal is to keep her patients out of surgery as long as possible. She sees cases across the board: from U of L athletes…

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Shoulder to Shoulder

…returned to Vanderbilt to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery. Similarly, Hester had torn both anterior cruciate ligaments (ACLs) and dislocated both shoulders before getting out of high school. In…

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Fixing the Unfixable

…Waespe says, explaining that the orthopedic surgeon still does the predominant portion of the surgery, but the computer helps fine-tune the cuts. “Small differences can make the difference between revising…

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New KentuckyOne Health Foot and Ankle Surgeon Makes His Mark in the Bluegrass

…field that treats multiple complex surgical and non-surgical conditions. Just ask Jan Veloso, DPM, a foot and ankle surgery specialist who joined Anup Chattha, MD, and James Rollins Jr., MD,…

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What’s New at Shriners Hospital for Children Medical Center-Lexington?

“I wanted to be a pediatrician, but I was drawn to the challenges of surgery and the technical aspects of orthopedics” – Henry Iwinski, MD LEXINGTON After 60+ years as…

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He Feels Your Pain

…more apt to need surgery. “With younger patients, you want to preserve the joint,” Shah says. “As patients get older and develop more arthritis, joint preservation might not work at…

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From the Publisher

…U of L School of Medicine, is also dedicated to training a new generation of residents in gynecologic robotic surgery. Kelly Padigas, MD, is an infertility specialist. Her work not…

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