No rivalry with these orthopedic surgeons on opposing coasts! We’ve spanned 3000 miles for this podcast with Dr. Ronald Navarro in Southern California and Dr. Scott Sigman hosting in Massachusetts. Dr. Navarro is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and is the regional chief of orthopedic surgery at Kaiser Permanente. This includes managing 200 orthopedic surgeons in 13 centers from San Diego to Santa Barbara. We bring you the best of the best in orthopedics on The Ortho Show! Topics include:
-How and when Dr. Navarro and Dr. Sigman decided to become orthopedic surgeon’s and the perseverance of succeeding in their careers
-Kaiser Permanente closed system model and the effort put in to increase the reputation of the organization among both new hires and patients over the last 20 years
-Multi-modal approaches for reduction of opioids and post-op complications. Patient communication is key on expectations and opioid sparing regimens
Find out more about Dr. Ronald Navarro here.
Thank you to our partner OrthoLazer for making this episode of The Ortho Show possible.