Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery

22
May

USA Hockey Experience

Host: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro)  

Guests:  Michael J. Stuart, M.D.  

Knee sports medicine and reconstruction specialist Dr. Michael Stuart joins host Dr. Kelechi Okoroha (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss his experience as the Head team physician for the USA Olympic team. They discuss Dr. Stuart’s beginnings with the sport of hockey, what it was like being the father of high level hockey athletes and his recent experiences in the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.

13
Mar

How to Be a Successful Medical Student on an Orthopedic Rotation

Host: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@JonBarlowMD)  

Guests: Nicholas Nicholas A. Pulos, M.D. (@NickPulosMD)

Nick Pulos (@NickPulosMD) joins host Jon Barlow (@JonBarlowMD) to 

 

Hand specialist and Mayo medical student curriculum coordinator Dr. Nick Pulos joins host Dr. Jon Barlow (’13) to discuss his thoughts on succeeding on medical student rotations. We cover wide ranging topics including choosing orthopedic surgery, selecting away rotations, and how to succeed on orthopedic rotations.

20
Feb

Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly

Host: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@JonBarlowMD)  

Guest: Brandon J. Yuan, M.D. (@BrandonYuanMD).  

Orthopedic trauma specialist and @MayoOrthoRes alum Brandon Yuan (’14) joins host Jon Barlow, MD (’13) to discuss current best practices in treating femoral neck fractures in the elderly. He describes workup and medical management, timing of fixation, key radiographic parameters, and best evidence for surgical management for these common fractures.

30
Jan

Rotator Cuff Repair

Host: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@JonBarlowMD)  

Guests: Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D. Ph.D.  (@JSanchezSotelo)

Shoulder and elbow specialist, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo (@JSanchezSotelo), joins host Jon Barlow (@JonBarlowMD) to discuss a common but occasionally controversial issue: rotator cuff disease.  Discussing the natural history of rotator cuff disease, early interventions, indications for surgery, and modern surgical techniques - this is a can't miss episode for orthopedic surgeons and other musculoskeletal providers

16
Jan

Article Review: Postoperative Pain Management in Sports Surgery

Host: Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D. (@JonBarlowMD)  

Guests: Kelechi Okoroha, M.D.  (@DoctorOkoro)

Sports medicine specialist, Kelechi Okoroha @DoctorOkoro) joins host Jon Barlow ((@JonBarlowMD) to highlight a recent article on post-surgical pain after sports medicine surgery.  The article: A Multimodal Protocol to Diminish Pain Following Common Orthopedic Sports Procedures: Can We Eliminate Postoperative Opioids? (Arthroscopy, 2020, PMID: 32353620) describes a pathway for pain management without narcotic pain medications.  He talks about the design of the article, and how to integrate into your practice.

 

2
Jan

Hip Preservation: Journal Review – The Natural History of Osteoarthritis in Patients with Hip Dysplasia and Impingement

Host:  Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro)

Guests: Rafael Sierra, M.D. (@RafaSierra5)

Hip and knee reconstruction specialist Dr. Rafael Sierra (@RafaSierra5) joins host Dr. Kelechi Okoroha (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss the natural history of osteoarthritis in patients with hip dysplasia and impingement. They review 3 landmark articles which define the natural history of these patients as well as evaluate how current treatment options change later disposition to osteoarthritis and factors that improve surgical outcomes. Articles discussed include: "The John Charnley Award: Redefining the Natural History of Osteoarthritis in Patients With Hip Dysplasia and Impingement", "Natural History of the Dysplastic Hip Following Modern Periacetabular Osteotomy", "Hitting the Target: Natural History of the Hip Based on Achieving an Acetabular Safe Zone Following Periacetabular Osteotomy".

 

 

19
Dec

Improving Diversity in the Field of Orthopedics

Mayo Orthopedic Surgery resident, Malik E. Dancy, M.D. (@Dr.Dancy) joins host Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss improving diversity in the field of orthopedics.  Dr. Okoroha and Dr. Dancy answer various questions on diversity presented from listeners on topics including navigating being a person of color in the field, improving chances of matching, females in orthopedics and the lifestyle of an orthopedic surgeon.

 

 

28
Nov

Hip Preservation: Biologics for avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head

Host: Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D.

Guests: Rafael J. Sierra, M.D.

Hip and Knee reconstruction specialist Rafael Sierra, M.D. (@RafaSierra5) joins host Kelechi Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss the role of biologics in treatment of avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head. He discusses common causes for AVN, patient presentation, and current treatment options including biologics. Biologic treatments discussed include Stem cells, PRP and bone marrow aspirate. He also discusses current outcomes and alternative options.

14
Nov

Elbow Arthroplasty

Host: Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D.  (@DoctorOkoro)

Guests:   Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D., Ph.D. (@JSanchezSotelo)

Shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo (@JSanchezSotelo) joins host Dr. Kelechi Okoroha (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss elbow arthroplasty. Dr. Sanchez-Sotelo discusses the current trends, indications and recovery following Elbow replacement surgery. He also discusses outcomes and survivorship of current implants as well as new innovations in elbow arthroplasty!

3
Nov

Current Thoughts and Practices in Hip Preservation Surgery

Host: Kelechi R. Okoroha, M.D.

Guests: Rafael J. Sierra, M.D.

Hip and knee reconstruction specialist Rafael Sierra, M.D. (@RafaSierra5) joins host Kelechi Okoroha, M.D. (@DoctorOkoro) to discuss hip preservation surgery. Topics discussed include risk factors for hip dysplasia, patient presentation and treatment options including hip arthroscopy, periacetabular osteotomy (PAO), and total hip arthroplasty (THA).