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Hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman – “Superhero of Opioid Sparing”

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Dr. Asif Ilyas is an orthopedic surgeon, partner and board member at the Rothman Institute, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, President of the Rothman Opioid Foundation and Program Director of the Hand Surgery Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. He is also a Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles and 76ers. Have we mentioned we bring you the best of the best in orthopedics? Topics include:

-Mentorship inspired his career path in hand surgery. We hear this a lot on the importance of mentorship and how mentors help build future mentors

-Changing the paradigm with opioid sparing surgeries. There’s an impact to the patient and those around them when opioids are prescribed

-Mission of Rothman Opioid Foundation with education, research and advocacy

-Participating in the Health Policy Committee on opioids

-Utilizing wide awake, local anesthesia no-tourniquet (WALANT) for hand surgeries

Find out more about Dr. Asif Ilyas here.

Thank you to our partner OrthoLazer for making this episode of The Ortho Show possible.

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Hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman – “27 Hours in a Day”

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Dr. Paul Sethi is a busy man in orthopedics and needs to have more hours in his day to fit it all in! Tune-in to this episode for an educating episode on:

-Changing the post-op paradigm on pain management with an opioid sparing approach. Dr. Sethi discusses how his organization has reduced opioid usage by 70%

-Overcoming obstacles and hurdles in medical device design and patents

-Private equity investment into orthopedic practices to scale musculoskeletal care

-Fantastic work being done at the ONS Foundation with research, ACL prevention and reduction of opioid use

Find out more about Dr. Paul Sethi here.

Thank you to our partner OrthoLazer for making this episode of The Ortho Show possible.

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