5 surgeons on the cutting edge of orthopedics


Here are five orthopedic surgeons making waves in the industry:

Richard Berger, MD. Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Dr. Berger specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements. He has developed specialized instruments and techniques for surgery, in addition to gender-specific knee and hip implants.

Neal ElAttrache, MD. Orthopedic Surgeon at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles). Dr. ElAttrache is the head team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Rams. He also serves on the board of directors at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and is chair of the board of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation.

Kevin Garvin, MD. L. Thomas Hood, MD, Professor and Chair of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation (Omaha): Dr. Garvin was named president-elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in November. He will take over as president of the board in October 2024. 

Douglas Padgett, MD. Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director at Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Padgett first joined HHS in 1993 as an attending surgeon on the hip and knee service. In addition to his current role, he is also a consulting physician for the Bronx V.A. Medical Center in New York City. 

James Voos, MD. Chair of the Orthopedics Departments at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland). In addition to his roles at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Voos serves as the head team physician for the Cleveland Browns and medical director for the Cleveland Ballet. He is also the lead orthopedic surgeon for Oberlin (Ohio) College and local high schools. 

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