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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 »

  • Cecily Tynan battles back from torn ACL

    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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  • Dr. Ciccotti discusses Derrick Rose's Injuries

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 Dr. Ciccotti discusses Derrick Rose's Injuries

    Dr. Michael Ciccotti joined 120 Sports to discuss Derrick Rose's recent injury, a timeframe for his return, and advice on recovering from sports related injuries. Read More »

Upcoming Events

Community Education Lecture Series

Whats New in Joint Replacement with Dr. Orozco 4-22-15

Wednesday April 22, 2015 06:00 pm
Sofia Restaurant, Margate, NJ

Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis with Dr. Chen 4-23-15

Thursday April 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Arthritis: Prevention and Treatment with Dr. Kenneally 4-28-15

Tuesday April 28, 2015 06:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

What's New in Joint Replacement Surgery with Dr. Levicoff 5-7-15

Thursday May 07, 2015 06:00 pm
Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Running injury? Sports Injury? Foot & Ankle problem? – Stop by Bryn Mawr Running Company and “Ask the Doc!”

Saturday May 09, 2015 09:00 am
Bryn Mawr Running Company, Bryn Mawr, PA

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

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

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