Fishbone Conference Photos
The Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine cosponsored Fishbone 2015 on October 8. Fishbone is an international workshop that brings together established and potential fish users with bone researchers from different disciplines to present up-to-date findings, foster collaborations, and broaden awareness. Check out photos from Fishbone 2015 on our Facebook page.
Patient Article: "Direct Anterior Approach (Minimally Invasive) Total Hip Replacement" by orthopedic hip and knee surgeon Navin Fernando, MD Read the article here: http://www.orthop.washington.edu/?q=patient-care/articles/hip/direct-anterior-approach-minimally-invasive-total-hip-replacement.html
Important Heart Screenings for Student Athletes
Approximately 1 in 300 adolescents and young adults have a heart condition associated with sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Jonathan Drezner, a UW Medicine physici...
Orthopedics at UW Medicine Center nationally ranked (#19 in the country) in the 2014-2015 US News and World report! http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/wa/university-of-washington-medical-center-6910750
SCA Part 1: What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest
It's every parent's and coach's worst nightmare: A young athlete suddenly collapses and lies unresponsive on the playing field. Assume it's sudden cardiac ar...
Kat Sweet | Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
Katrina “Kat” Sweet was 43 when the accident happened. “I’ve been riding mountain bikes since 1987. My dad bought me my first mountain bike. I’ve always loved getting out on the trails, challenging myself. There’s an element of risk that is exciting,” she says. A professional cycling coach and a competitive mountain biker, Kat is … Continued
Seattle Magazine's Top Doctors 2014
!--paging_filter--pMore than 1 million Washingtonians have acquired health insurance or enrolled in Medicaid since last fall, making our state a national leader for getting its citizens insured under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But that’s not the only area in which we are at the forefront—Washington, and the Seattle region in particular, are on the cutting edge of research, interventions and treatment—as well as leading the way in innovations to make health care more affordable, effective…