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Hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman – “Dr. Joseph Abboud”

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Dr. Joseph Abboud is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with shoulder and elbow disorders at Rothman Orthopaedics Institute.  He is an internationally recognized authority on the treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders.  He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and has recently completed his four year term as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at Rothman.  During this time he worked with the executive leadership team to oversee a time of tremendous organizational growth of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

Topics include:

-His path to becoming an orthopedic surgeon, including being born in Beirut, Lebanon and immigrating to the U.S. at 5 years old. He’s been in Philadelphia since 10 years old and is most proud of the fact that he has been caring for patients in the Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, and South Jersey since the late 90’s. 

-He discusses kicking off the inaugural meeting of Shoulder360™ as a course chair. The concept of the meeting is to provide a comprehensive shoulder course focusing on shoulder repair and reconstructive surgery. The course chair’s are keeping the education engaging with tapping into the culture of South Beach and adding judges with commentary and scoring to panel discussions.

-We hear about how he recently completed the General Manager program at Harvard Business School to help further his business acumen and his recent course completion on the MIT Sloan Blockchain Program.

-We discuss the future technology of shoulder surgery to include balloon spacer for patients with difficult rotator cuff repairs.

Find out more about Dr. Joseph Abboud here.

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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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