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The Joint Replacement Team Hosts 2021 Travelling Fellows

Our very own Joint Replacement Team is one of the host sites for the 2021 Hip Society Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellows.  This is our sixth year participating with this program which was created with the goal of fostering the talents of young hip surgeons by providing them with a unique, inspiring, and educational 4-week tour of outstanding centers for hip surgery in North America.  We are honored to be one of those centers.  The fellows have enjoyed a day of hip replacement and revision surgeries as well as a day of education while in town along with some quality time with our surgeons.  » Read more about: The Joint Replacement Team Hosts 2021 Travelling Fellows  »


Anderson Physicians Named in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2021 Top Docs Issue

It’s that time of year – the Top Docs issue is here!  Washingtonian Magazine has published their annual listing of Top Docs in the metropolitan area.  Eleven of Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic’s physicians have been named, each nominated by their peers.  While we think that all of our docs are the bee’s knees (get it? – knee), we send a special congratulations to Drs. John Albrigo, Nigel Azer, George Branche, Kevin Fricka, Nitin Goyal, William Hamilton, Ryan Hubbard,  » Read more about: Anderson Physicians Named in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2021 Top Docs Issue  »


Dr. Branche returns as Tournament Physician at Citi Open

Dr. Branche is happily serving in his 30th year as a tournament Physician for the players at the Citi Open professional tennis tournament.  He says, “It has been wonderful sharing my experience as both a player and Orthopedic Surgeon.  The years have allowed the development of many wonderful friendships and professional relationships.”
Speaking of Dr. Branche’s serve, he’s been clocked at 115mph.
Can you name a tennis tournament that never closes?  Give up?  Citi OPEN!  » Read more about: Dr. Branche returns as Tournament Physician at Citi Open  »


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — Saturday, April 24, 2021

Saturday, April 24th, is National Prescription Drug Take Bake Day. Go to https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/…/takeback/index.html to find a disposal site near you. “The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.”
The CDC says, “You should dispose of any unused or expired prescription medicine as soon as possible.  » Read more about: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — Saturday, April 24, 2021  »


Drs. Nagda and Lovallo publish research paper on patient satisfaction in outpatient shoulder replacement

04/20/2020 – Anderson Clinic Surgeons are always on the cutting edge of research and education.  Recently our shoulder replacement surgeons, Dr. Lovallo and Dr. Nagda, published a research paper discussing patient satisfaction with outpatient total shoulder replacement.  They found overwhelmingly excellent results in patient satisfaction with this procedure.  “Outpatient shoulder replacement is an excellent option for patients and we have shown people do great with it”, said Dr. Lovallo.  “Other papers have also shown great results with outpatient shoulder replacement.   » Read more about: Drs. Nagda and Lovallo publish research paper on patient satisfaction in outpatient shoulder replacement  »


Do Your Part in Stopping the Spread of COVID-19

Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic continues to closely monitor the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).   We continue to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most up-to-date information and guidelines.
Most often, COVID-19 is spread by close (within 6 feet) person to person contact through respiratory droplets via sneezes and coughs.  At this time, we are asking patients that are ill to reschedule their appointments until they are no longer symptomatic.  The most common symptoms are this virus are fever,  » Read more about: Do Your Part in Stopping the Spread of COVID-19  »


Dr. Nagda teaches at shoulder and elbow meeting in Chicago

November 21-23, 2019
Dr. Nagda spent two days in Chicago teaching at a surgical skills course for orthopaedic residents. The course was sponsored by the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and had an esteemed faculty from all over the country. “It was a great meeting with great faculty. I enjoy teaching and when I’m able to do it with friends it’s even more fun.”
The meeting was an in-depth review on current topics in shoulder and elbow surgery.  » Read more about: Dr. Nagda teaches at shoulder and elbow meeting in Chicago  »


Continuing Our Tradition of Excellence in Research

Anderson Clinic continues their tradition of excellence in research and innovation presenting at the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the largest meeting for hip and knee replacement surgeons in the United States.  Drs. Andy Engh, Bill Hamilton, Kevin Fricka, Nitin Goyal, Craig McAsey and Robert Sershon attended the annual meeting in Dallas, Texas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dr. Nagda Completes Leadership Program at Harvard

Dr. Sameer Nagda, the current president of the Anderson Clinic, has been working towards a certification in Surgical Leadership offered at Harvard Medical School/Harvard Business School.  The course was one year long and included several weeks throughout the year that Dr. Nagda spent at Harvard.  In addition, there were online classes and lectures as well as a final project.  “It was a great program that has given me a lot of excellent tools to be a better leader for our group as we venture forward into the next decade.” He was among a group of 130 surgeons from around the world who graduated from the program this past week.  » Read more about: Dr. Nagda Completes Leadership Program at Harvard  »


Climbing to the Top!

Congratulations to Meg who reached her goal of climbing to the top of Bright Angle trail and Old Rag Mountain at the Grand Canyon this summer, exactly one year after her surgery with Dr. Saddler.
“I feel really great and am so happy I had the repair made – bone spur removed from the head of the femur and labral repair where the cartilage had been torn by the spur.  The recovery was quite long because the injury happened over time and so all my muscles needed serious retraining/strengthening.  » Read more about: Climbing to the Top!  »