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Grand Rounds

Date: 7/8/2015
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: 2ACC Learning Center
Topic: Scaphoid Fractures  
Facilitator: Moheb Moneim, MD

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For more than 40 years, our physicians have provided bone and joint health care to New Mexicans. We specialize in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders, including bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, tendons, and nerves. Our orthopaedic physicians are experienced in treating patients of all ages who have broken bones, foot/ankle/hand/shoulder problems, spine injuries/deformities, or need joint replacement and reconstruction.

To provide you with the most comprehensive care possible, our faculty specialize in pediatrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Each patient visit ends with a discussion of medical findings and treatment options. We look forward to providing you with optimal care and attention.

UNM Orthopaedics Announces New Residents for 2015-2020

Five physicians have been selected to participate in the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program for its 2015-20 post-graduate year term: Paul Goodwyn, State University of New York – Upstate Medical University; Travis Hughes, University of Arizona; Aditi Majumdar, University of New Mexico; Andrew Parsons, University of Oklahoma; and Christopher Shultz, University of Arizona.

The selections were recently announced through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) following UNM’s receipt of more than 500 applications from potential residents. “The number of outstanding applicants from all over the country continues to increase ever year,” said Residency Program Director Gehron Treme, MD, who oversaw applicant interviews held earlier this year with 65 finalists.

The UNM Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program is a five-year training program fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education. More>

UNM Orthopaedics Investigates 'Smart' Surgical Tools

smart surgicalThe University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is using high-tech drill sensors, motion-capture technology and haptic feedback to monitor orthopaedic surgery training as participants in an unprecedented research study to ensure quality improvements in surgical training. The study’s long-term goal is to capture data from residents-in-training and experienced faculty alike using smart surgical tools at medical schools throughout the Southwest over a five-year period.

Historically orthopaedic training has been conducted in the operating room – effective for simple fractures, but riskier in complicated cases. However, in 2013 the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Medical Association’s Residency Review Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery ... More>

What is the Most Meaningful Milestone for an Orthopaedic Patient?

Learn more by viewing this "Second Firsts" video from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

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