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Joint Commission


Grand Rounds

Date: 10/29/2014
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: 2ACC Learning Center
Topic: A Statistical Comparative Assessment of Face, Knee and Hand Transplantation Outcomes to Determine If Either Meet the Standard of Care Threshold 
Facilitator: Warren Breidenbach III, MD, MSc

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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.

Deana Mercer, MD, Chosen as ASSH Young Leader

Dr. Deana Mercer, Assistant Professor with the University of New Mexico (UNM) Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, has been chosen as a participant in the 2014 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Young Leaders Program. Mercer is one of 15 “young, talented hand surgeons selected to participate out of nearly 50 qualified candidates” from throughout North America, says ASSH President Dr. Scott Kozin, who chairs the program.

Five New Faculty Members Announced

The University of New Mexico’s Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation will grow its faculty numbers to 28 within the next few months – more than nine times the number of orthopaedic surgeons since the department’s inception in 1970. Included among incoming faculty are two UNM Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and two UNM Fellowship-trained orthopaedists. More>

What is the Most Meaningful Milestone for an Orthopaedic Patient?

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

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