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Innovation – “..and then you win”

Ever wonder how to get that amazing product idea you have out of your notebook and into the OR? In the first of our Surgeon Inventors series we talk to Professor Ofer Levy, orthopedic surgeon and inventor of the Verso Shoulder reverse shoulder system. Professor Levi takes us through his journey from idea to product launch, highlighting challenges and successes along the way.

Mr Ofer Levi bio: https://www.berkshireindependenthospital.co.uk/specialists/orthopaedics/prof-ofer-levy

Verso Shoulder: http://www.idorth.com/

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Community – “You can’t handle the truth!”

Today we learn what it takes to run a successful international orthopedic conference. Our guest is Dr Kevin Plancher, the host, organizer, and marketer extraordinaire behind the Orthopedic Summit Evolving Techniques.

Orthopedic Summit: https://orthosummit.com/

Dr Kevin Plancher: https://plancherortho.com/kevin-d-plancher-md/

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Education – “Battlefield trauma, lessons learned”

Today’s guest is the example of calm under pressure, British Army trauma surgeon Mr Paul Parker. Mr Parker shares how he and his team have been able to draw on their experiences to develop patient care systems that improve the odds of success in even the most extreme of situations.

Mr Paul Parker: https://www.orthopaedic-clinic.co.uk/index.php

Paul’s publications: https://www.orthopaedic-clinic.co.uk/publication.php#1

and: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=(Parker%20PJ%5BAuthor%5D)%20AND%20trauma

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Community – “Mobility Outreach International”

Our guest this week is Dr Maryse Bouchard. In addition to being a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the University of Toronto, Canada, Dr Bouchard volunteers large amounts of her time to the very worthy organization Mobility Outreach International (MOI). We chat about MOI’s vision, mission and goals as we discover why long term sustainability should be at the core of volunteer medical services delivering care in emerging countries.

Dr Maryse Bouchard bio: https://uoftorthopaedics.ca/welcome-maryse-bouchard/

MOI: https://mobilityoi.org/

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Community – “Updates from AANA”

On today’s episode of The Ortho Show we’re at the Arthoscopic Association of North America (AANA) event in Orlando Florida. We sit down with Mr Neil Jaine, sports medicine surgeon from Manchester England, and good friend of the show. Mr Jain discusses some of the highlights from the event and earns himself a lunch from us.

Mr Neil Jaine bio: http://www.uksportsmedicine.com/the-team

AANA: https://www.aana.org/aanaimis/

Dr Martha Murray: https://www.childrenshospital.org/research/researchers/m/martha-murray

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