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  • Dr. Surena Namdari on Manny Pacquiao's injury, surgery and rehab

    Wednesday, 06 May 2015 Dr. Surena Namdari on Manny Pacquiao's injury, surgery ...

    SI.com spoke with Dr. Surena Namdari of the Rothman Institute about the general nature of rotator cuff tears and Pacquiao’s specific injury. Read More »

  • Philly’s Best Doctors & Medical Center

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015 Philly’s Best Doctors & Medical Center

    Small lifestyle changes can mean the world for overall health. Thanks to Philly’s finest doctors and medical centers, it’s never been easier for women to be proactive toward everything from heart disease to breast cancer.
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  • When an M.D. is not enough, add an MBA

    Friday, 17 April 2015 When an M.D. is not enough, add an MBA

    At the Rothman Institute, spine surgeon Alexander Vaccaro has patients prepped and waiting for him in four different exam rooms all before 8:00 a.m. Hovering, a little like an entourage, are medical assistants getting what he needs and younger doctors watching him work. Vaccaro is a sought-after specialist. And, at age 53, he has a 2-month-old baby at home. Read More »

  • Weekend Warriors at Risk for Achilles Tendon Rupture

    Friday, 17 April 2015 Weekend Warriors at Risk for Achilles Tendon Rupture

    According to Dr. Steven Raikin, director of foot and ankle service at the Rothman Institute and professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, over 30% of Achilles tendon ruptures happen in the spring. Read More »

  • Orthopedic Advancements

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Orthopedic Advancements

    Orthopedics is growing rapidly, and patients are reaping the benefits.

    The aging population, an increase in minimally invasive joint replacement techniques, and advancements in surgical technology have led to the growth of orthopedics as one of the fastest growing medical specialties. Read More »

  • Rothman's Spine Team Ranked #1 in Academic Impact of Fellowship

    Friday, 27 March 2015 Rothman's Spine Team Ranked #1 in Academic Impact of Fe...

    Congratulations are in order for the talented spine surgeons at Rothman Institute! In a new study published in The Spine Journal, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals was ranked #1 for the volume and academic impact of our spine surgical fellowship program between January 1, 2011 and August 31, 2014. Read More »

  • NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

    What does the medical community think about the new medical timeout? Dr. Rob Franks, co-medical director of Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center and Rothman Institute sports medicine physician, said in a phone interview, “Certainly anything that enhances the safety of the players is a great choice by the NFL.” Read More »

  • Fox School’s Online MBA preparing surgeons to lead in an evolving healthcare industry

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 Fox School’s Online MBA preparing surgeons to lead in an evo...

    An orthopedic surgeon and spinal specialist, Alex Vaccaro maintains a tightly organized schedule. He’s the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical Center at Thomas Jefferson University and President of Philadelphia’s Rothman Institute. Read More »

  • Dr. Rothman on Living Healthier in Sports Illustrated

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 Dr. Rothman on Living Healthier in Sports Illustrated

    One of the most common questions that we get asked is: what is the key to living longer? It’s a simple question with a complex answer. Some of the factors to living a healthy, vibrant life are beyond our control—genetics, disease, etc…—but there are several things you can do as you get older to help ensure a long and productive life. Read More »

  • Building Orthopaedics

    Monday, 02 March 2015 Building Orthopaedics

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons celebrated the opening of their new headquarters at 9400 West Higgins Road in Rosemont, Illinois on February 21, 2015. Dr. Williams was on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Read More »

Upcoming Events

Community Education Lecture Series

Treatment for Foot and Ankle Arthritis with Dr. Winters 5-27-15

Wednesday May 27, 2015 12:00 pm
LifeCenter AtlantiCare, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Treatment of Hip & Knee Arthritis with Dr. Arnold 5-28-15

Thursday May 28, 2015 10:30 am
Mayfair Senior Center, Philadelphia, PA

Lower Merion Sports Physicals

Monday June 01, 2015 06:00 pm
Lower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA

Management of Knee Arthritis with Dr. Gupta 6-4-15

Thursday June 04, 2015 05:00 pm
Rothman Marlton, Marlton, NJ

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Common Hand Conditions with Dr. Lutsky 6-4-15

Thursday June 04, 2015 06:30 pm
Milton & Betty Katz JCC, Margate City, NJ

Management of Knee Arthritis with Dr. Gupta 6-16-15

Tuesday June 16, 2015 05:00 pm
Rothman Institute Washington Township, Sewell, NJ

EXCLUSIVE Ultimate Lacrosse Opportunity: ACL Injuries and Prevention Strategies

Tuesday June 16, 2015 07:30 pm
Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, PA

Treatment Options for Knee Pain with Dr. Orozco 6-18-15

Thursday June 18, 2015 06:30 pm
Milton & Betty Katz JCC, Margate City, NJ

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