Here are five orthopedic surgery practices with women in leadership positions to know:
Montefiore Medical Center (New York City): Motifere has been named on U.S. News & World Report's top hospitals and offers services including orthopedic surgery, comprehensive care management and primary care. The center's executive vice president and CFO is Colleen M. Blye.
Tulane Women's Sports Medicine (New Orleans): Mary K. Mulcahey, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and director at the center, which specializes in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine. Joan O'Shea, MD, is the founder of and a dually trained orthopedic spine and neurosurgeon at The Spine Institute of Southern New Jersey in Marlton. She specializes in treatment of spinal disorders.
ONS Women's Sports Medicine Center (Greenwich and Stamford, Conn.): The center specializes in adolescent and adult sports medicine as well as shoulder and elbow surgery. Katherine Vadasdi, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and director of the facilities.
Titus Regional Medical Center (Mount Pleasant, Texas): The center officers sports industry treatment,orthopedic medicine and specialists in joint surgery including hip, knee, shoulder foot, ankle and hand specialists. Out of the six leadership positions, five are filled by women, including the positions of chief operating officer, chief nursing officer, chief financial officer and chief quality officer.
UCSF Women's Sports Medicine Center (San Francisco Bay area): This center offers both primary and operative orthopedic surgery care from a team of female physicians who were all former athletes. The center also provides sports nutrition, sports psychology, athletic training and physical therapy services.