Rothman Institute News
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
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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Friday, 17 April 2015
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 »
Friday, 17 April 2015
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 »
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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 »
Friday, 27 March 2015
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 »
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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 »
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
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 »
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
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 »
Monday, 02 March 2015
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 »
Friday, 27 February 2015
You've probably noticed that Action News meteorologist Cecily Tynan hasn't been here for a few weeks.
She recently tore her ACL- a major ligament in the knee - so she was out for surgery.
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Community Education Lecture Series
Thursday May 07, 2015 06:00 pm
Running injury? Sports Injury? Foot & Ankle problem? – Stop by Bryn Mawr Running Company and “Ask the Doc!”
Saturday May 09, 2015 09:00 am
Thursday May 28, 2015 10:30 am