Orthopedics Today Commentary

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Expert opinion on business and clinical topics in orthopedics

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Be involved in the marketing of your practice

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Marketing an orthopedic practice remains a challenging issue often influenced by an unofficial code of ethics that suggests the behavior violates…
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Sports and joint replacement: Patient perspective should be our priority

Orthopedics Today, May 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Grant H. Garcia, MD
As the population ages, the number of joint replacement surgeries has increased exponentially. In the past, patient perceptions regarding the ability…
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Spring is the time to celebrate growth, create a vision of the future

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Orthopedic surgeons are generally recognized to be successful in life as demonstrated by personal and professional accomplishments. The profession…
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Focus on ways to make youth sports safer, not boycott

Orthopedics Today, March 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The spring sports season has arrived. Although the issue of concussions starts to wane with the start of baseball season, we need to be involved in…
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Resident, fellow involvement may not affect orthopedic outcomes

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD
The real-time, intraoperative teaching of surgical trainees, including residents and fellows, is critical to training the next generation of…
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Be involved in the continued transformation of health care

Orthopedics Today, January 2018
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
It goes without saying that 2017 was a tumultuous year in health care. However, current political events suggest that 2018 will likely surpass 2017…
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It is time to revisit viscosupplementation guidelines

Orthopedics Today, December 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Jack M. Bert, MD
Since “Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee (Non-Arthroplasty)” was released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2013…
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Join the effort to create truly valuable clinical practice guidelines

Orthopedics Today, November 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
More than 10 years ago, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons established multiple initiatives to better define quality care. Among the…
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Make a difference at every level of patient care

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Orthopedic surgeons recognize the three pillars of the highest level of patient care are excellence in clinical assessment and surgical skills…
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Counsel patients, parents on concussion risks in football

Orthopedics Today, September 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD
There has been increased awareness of sports-related concussions and risks associated with head trauma. The reported rates of concussions have…