Matthew DiPaola, MD, assistant professor and shoulder and elbow specialist in the Department at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is a writer for iMedical Apps and co-founder of Touch Consult, a developer of team-based medical software to improve signout.

Orrin I. Franko, MD, is an orthopedic chief resident at UC San Diego. He has an interest in promoting mobile technology within orthopedic surgery and founded the website to help surgeons and trainees find the most relevant orthopedic apps for their mobile devices.

BLOG: Gain surgical experience from experts

June 11, 2015

Mobile technology has the potential to help educate colleagues around the world through the sharing of cases, images and errors, yet finding a platform on which to do so…

BLOG: Parkland Ortho app offers PE risk assessment for trauma patients

May 15, 2015

Many readers who were at the recent American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting probably recognized the increase in new technology and mobile apps now…

2014 marked release of notable orthopedic app releases, improvements

January 8, 2015

In our opinion, 2014 marked a turning point in the development of orthopedic-focused mobile apps from experimental to a well-established avenue for reaching patients and…

App for athletes provides information about safe throwing techniques

October 8, 2014

New technology in medicine often focuses on improving patient health and reducing disease. This month, we highlight an innovative app designed specifically to reduce…

Orthobullets tool enables tracking, reporting resident performance data

September 16, 2014

This month, we interviewed Derek W. Moore, MD. Dr. Moore is the founder and CEO of, a popular website for orthopedic learning with a unique structure in…