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News

Currently Browsing:2016

  • Once again, named among America's best hospitals

    Tuesday, August 02, 2016  Mass General

    Massachusetts General Hospital is once again named among the top hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is the only hospital to be highly rated across all 16 specialties.

  • Be Smart About Selecting Summer Footwear

    Thursday, June 09, 2016  Mass General

    If you are shopping for new sandals or flip flops to wear this summer—or digging old footwear out of the closet—don't forget to consider the health of your feet.

  • How to Ramp Up Your Workout Without Getting Injured

    Thursday, June 09, 2016  Mass General

    Planning to exercise more in the coming months? A Mass General orthopaedic surgeon shares her advice on how to do it right.

  • Five Tips for Buying Running Shoes

    Thursday, June 09, 2016  Mass General

    Dr. Anne Johnson offers tips on buying running shoes.

  • Dr. Wellington Hsu, world renowned spine surgeon, speaks at MGH

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016  Mass General

    The Orthopaedic Spine Center welcomed Dr. Wellington Hsu for two days of presentations, including Grand Rounds.

  • Simulation session

    Friday, April 29, 2016  Mass General

    Young visitors to the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation got the chance to simulate arthroscopic knee surgery under the guidance of MGH orthopædic surgeon Dinesh Patel, MD.

Currently Browsing:2015

  • Vrahas named Lovett Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

    Friday, October 09, 2015  Mass General

    Mark S. Vrahas, MD, vice chairman of the Department of Orthopædic Surgery, recently was named the Robert W. Lovett Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

  • Four New Professors of Harvard Medical School in Orthopaedic Surgery

    Tuesday, August 04, 2015  Mass General

    Harvard Medical School promoted Francis J. Hornicek, MD, PhD, Orhun K. Muratoglu, PhD, David C. Ring, MD, PhD & Mark S. Vrahas, MD to professors of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

  • Developments in Total Ankle Replacement

    Monday, June 01, 2015  Mass General

    A team at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new generation of ankle replacement devices and protocols that are promoting wider adoption of total ankle arthroplasty.

  • New chief for Foot and Ankle Service

    Friday, May 15, 2015  Mass General

    A renowned orthopædic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle care, has been named as the new chief of the MGH Foot and Ankle Service.

  • Advancing ACL care

    Friday, May 08, 2015  Mass General

    In an effort to advance the field of ACL care, a team of nearly 30 experts from several MGH departments – including Orthopedics, Physical Therapy and Radiology – has come together to form the newly developed ACL Research Group.

  • Celebrating victory

    Friday, February 13, 2015  Mass General

    Matthew Provencher, MD, chief of the MGH Sports Medicine Service and medical director and head team physician for the New England Patriots and Peter Asnis, MD, of Orthopædic Surgery and team physician for the Patriots pose with quarterback Tom Brady after the Patriots Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 1.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Harvard Medical School welcomes the Harvard Medical School Orthopedic Trauma Initiative

    Wednesday, October 01, 2014  Mass General

    The primary purpose of this Initiative is to foster collaboration amongst the orthopedic trauma services at all four Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals in Boston: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston Children’s Hospital; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • Hornicek named first Mankin Endowed Scholar

    Friday, August 08, 2014  Mass General

    Henry Mankin, MD, an honorary staff member and former chief of the MGH Department of Orthopædics, was recently recognized with a professorship named in his honor: the Henry J. Mankin, MD, Endowed Scholar in Orthopædics.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Heroes among us

    Friday, April 25, 2014  Mass General

    On an average day in the city of Watertown, Mass., the police department fields 28 emergency 911 calls; however, on April 19, 2013, 566 calls to 911 were made within a few short hours during the shootout with the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing manhunt.

  • A silver lining in Sochi

    Friday, March 07, 2014  Mass General

    Anne Holland “Holly” Johnson, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery and U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey Team doctor, at center, savors her final days in Sochi, Russia.

  • Johnson sets her sights on Sochi

    Friday, January 31, 2014  Mass General

    Anne Holland “Holly” Johnson, MD, a Foot and Ankle surgeon in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery, will travel to Sochi, Russia on Feb. 1 to watch – and watch over – the U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • Johnson first defense for U.S. Olympic team

    Friday, September 13, 2013  Mass General

    Anne Holland “Holly” Johnson, MD, interim director of the Foot and Ankle Service in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery, has been named the team doctor for the 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Treating Aching Feet

    Monday, May 06, 2013  Mass General

    Do you suffer from sore feet? Read what Dr. Johnson, Interim Director of the Foot and Ankle Service, suggests for treating sore feet in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.

  • 4th Annual Sacral Tumor Study Group Conference

    Saturday, January 19, 2013  Research

    The 4th Annual Sacral Tumor Study Group Conference, a collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, the Mayo Clinic and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, took place on January 19, 2013.

Currently Browsing:2012

  • A special first dance

    Friday, November 09, 2012  Mass General

    As a child suffering from Ewing’s sarcoma, a type of bone cancer, Marcela Gaviria complained to her surgeon, Dempsey Springfield, MD, that she would never get married.

  • MGH opens Sports Performance Center

    Friday, June 08, 2012  Mass General

    The Mass General Orthopædics Sports Performance Center, which opened June 4 next to Gillette Stadium at the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place in Foxborough.

  • Departments collaborate to transform care for senior patients

    Friday, April 06, 2012  Mass General

    Two MGH departments have joined together to redesign the way care is offered to senior patients with bone fractures.

Currently Browsing:2011

  • Santa's sleigh stops at MGHfC

    Friday, December 23, 2011  Mass General

    ‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, and all through the inpatient pediatric units at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), children were cheering because Santa Claus had come with presents galore.

  • MGH ranks #2 in nation

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011  Mass General

    MGH ranks #2 in 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" rankings

  • Free Health & Fitness Expo

    Friday, June 17, 2011  Mass General

    All are invited to attend the fifth annual Boston Health & Fitness Expo hosted by Partners HealthCare and WHDH-7News June 25 and 26 at the Hynes Convention Center.

  • In General: Jain and Kwon

    Friday, February 11, 2011  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 02.11.11 In General awards and honors

  • Mass General Hospital Physicians make "The List"

    Wednesday, February 09, 2011  Mass General

    Boston Magazine recognizes 134 MGH physicians on its annual list of top doctors in the Boston area.

Currently Browsing:2010

  • Orthopædics staff make festive delivery

    Thursday, December 23, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 12.24.10 Just as snow began to fall in Boston on Dec. 20, Santa Claus and his elves arrived at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) to deliver gifts to pediatric patients on the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Ellison 17 and 18, the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

  • In General 12.17.10

    Friday, December 17, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 12.17.10 In General Awards and Honors

  • MGH hosts president of Latvia

    Friday, October 08, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 10.08.10 Hundreds of clinical and research fellows train at the MGH each year and go on to achieve great things in their careers. One former fellow, who trained in the MGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the early 1990s, is the current President of the Republic of Latvia Valdis Zatlers.

  • MGH surgeons play for charity

    Friday, October 01, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 10.01.10 Being skilled and dexterous with their hands is required of surgeons, who daily use special instruments that most people would never have the opportunity to handle.

  • In General Awards and Honors 8.13.10

    Friday, August 13, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 8.13.10 In General Awards and Honors

  • A special bond

    Friday, August 06, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 08.06.10 This summer, one MGH physician traded his white coat for a suit jacket and his stethoscope for a wedding ceremony script when he officiated the wedding of one of his longtime patients.

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield names MGH a Blue Distinction Center

    Friday, April 30, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.30.10 THE MGH has been designated a Blue Distinction Center for both spine surgery and knee and hip replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

  • One man's medical care journey at the MGH allows him to run the marathon

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010  Mass General

    Running a marathon was Alfred Buccilli's dream growing up in Revere, Mass.

  • Life as a Red Sox team physician

    Tuesday, April 13, 2010  Mass General

    The Sports Medicine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation to injured recreational, amateur and professional athletes—and non-athletes—at all levels of activity.

  • MAO residents and fellows rally together for Haiti

    Friday, February 12, 2010  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.12.10 When he saw the tragic events unfold in Haiti, MGH Urology resident Audley Osbourne, MD, could not simply witness the devastation without doing something to help.

  • The MGH responds to Haiti earthquake

    Friday, January 15, 2010  Mass General

    In the hours and days following the Haiti earthquake, Mass General has mobilized to offer assistance to those affected by disaster -- both the victims in Haiti and their family members and friends in the Mass General community who are struggling to cope with the ordeal.

  • Henry Mankin, MD, recognized

    Friday, January 08, 2010  Mass General

    Henry Mankin, MD, an honorary staff member of the MGH Department of Orthopædics, the Edith M. Ashley Professor Emeritus at Harvard Medical School and a professor at the MGH Institute for Health Professions, has been selected the recipient of the 2010 Orthopædic Research Society/Orthopædic Research and Education Foundation (ORS/OREF) Distinguished Investigator Award.

Currently Browsing:2009

  • Santa's sleigh stops at MGHfC

    Friday, December 18, 2009  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 12.18.09 Santa Claus and his helpers made an early trip from the North Pole Dec. 14 to bring holiday cheer and gifts to the young patients at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).

  • In General

    Friday, December 18, 2009  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 12.18.09 In General awards and honors

  • Recognizing an MGH innovator

    Friday, November 20, 2009  Clinical

    MGH Hotline 11.20.09 In 1970, William Harris, MD, DSC, director emeritus of the MGH Harris Biomaterials and Biome-chanics Laboratory, established the Advances in Arthroplasty course

  • Back to the music

    Friday, September 25, 2009  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 9.25.09 Ramiro Sosa travelled from his home country of Argentina to Miama, Fla., to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional guitar player.

  • In General awards and honors

    Friday, July 31, 2009  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 07.31.09 In General awards and honors

  • Boston Health & Fitness Expo returns

    Friday, April 24, 2009  Mass General

    MGH Hotline 4.24.09 Channel 7 NBC/CW 56 and Partners HealthCare plan to pack the Hynes Convention Center once again this summer as they come together to present the third annual Boston Health & Fitness Expo June 27 and 28 from 10 am to 5 pm with a mission to improve the health and wellness of the community

Currently Browsing:2008

Videos & Slideshows

  • Video on the anatomy of the ligaments which provide stability for the knee.

    Part I: Knee Anatomy

    This animation explains the anatomy of the ligaments which provide stability for the knee.

  • This video is an animation of an ACL reconstruction surgery.

    Part II: ACL Reconstruction Surgery

    This animation demonstrates the procedure used in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction surgery.

  • Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

    Celebrating 200 Years: 1811 - 2011

    Since 1811, people have counted on Mass General for answers, innovations and medical leadership. As our third century dawns, we remain ready to serve.

  • Dr. Jon JP Warner's patient education on total shoulder replacement

    Total Shoulder Replacement by Dr. JP Warner

    Patients with severe shoulder arthritis are unable to move their arms through the full range of motion and consequently are unable to perform many activities of daily living. For these patients, total shoulder replacement is a proven surgical procedure relieving their pain, recovering their range of motion and allowing them to return to their active lifestyles. In this video, Dr JP Warner goes through the necessary examination and the surgical technique. He also points out that in 98% of the patients this is a very successful, proven procedure.

  • 2011 AOA - Austrian Swiss German (ASG) Traveling Fellows

    2011 AOA - Austrian Swiss German (ASG) Traveling Fellows

    The Austrian, Swiss, German Traveling Fellowship is a program that was started in 1978 when the Austrian, Swiss and German Orthopaedic Associations sponsored a tour for four young orthopaedic surgeons to travel to Britain, the United States and Canada. In 1984, the American Orthopaedic Association became involved. Now one Austrian, one Swiss and two German orthopaedists tour during odd years, and one Canadian, one British and two American orthopeadists tour during even years.

  • Latvian President, Valdis Zatlers, visited the MGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    MGH hosts president of Latvia

    The President of the Republic of Latvia, Dr. Valdis Zatlers visited the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery on September 28, 2010. President Zatlers is an orthopaedic surgeon and completed his Fellowship training in the early 1990s at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Sports Medicine Service. He was mentored by Dr. Bertram Zarins, MD, who currently is Chief Emeritus of the Sports Medicine Service. The President toured the Sports Medicine Center along with the Latvian ambassador to the United States, Mr. Andrejs Pildegovics, MGH President, Dr. Peter Slavin and Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Harry Rubash.

  • Dr. Henry J. Mankin

    A Conversation with Dr. Henry J. Mankin

    Dr. Henry Mankin talks with Dr. Harry Rubash about his distinguished career in Orthopaedics. Make a gift to the Dr. Henry J. Mankin Endowment Fund: https://give.massgeneral.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=582

  • Meet members of the Orthopaedic Oncology Team

    Orthopaedic Oncology

    Meet the members of our Orthopaedic Oncology team

  • Meet some of the doctors from the Sports Medicine Service

    Sports Medicine Service

    Meet some of the members of our Sports Medicine Service.

  • Sports Medicine Service: Preparing for Surgery

    Sports Medicine Center: Preparing for Surgery

    Dr. Bertram Zarins has prepared this video to educate and inform patients on what they need to know before having orthopedic surgery at the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Center.

  • Sports Medicine Center: Knee Arthroscopy

    Sports Medicine Center: Knee Arthroscopy

    Dr. Bertram Zarins has prepared this video to educate and inform patients on what they need to know before having Knee Arthroscopy Surgery at the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Center.

  • Sports Medicine Service: ACL Reconstruction

    Sports Medicine Center: ACL Reconstruction

    Dr. Bertram Zarins prepared this video to educate and inform patients on what they need to know before having Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction surgery at the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Center.

  • Sports Medicine Center: Rotator Cuff Repair

    Sports Medicine Service: Rotator Cuff Repair

    Dr. Bertram Zarins has prepared this video to educate and inform patients on what they need to know before having shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery at the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Center.

  • Sports Medicine Center: Shoulder Arthroscopy

    Sports Medicine Center: Shoulder Arthroscopy

    Dr. Bertram Zarins has prepared this video to educate and inform patients on what they need to know before having Shoulder Arthroscopy at the Mass General Hospital Sports Medicine Center.

  • meet the doctors of orthopaedic surery

    Meet our Doctors

    Meet some of the doctors and staff who are part of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Orthopaedics at MG West

    Orthopaedics at MG West

    The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to announce the opening of their new state-of-the-art outpatient facility in Waltham, housing the new Foot & Ankle Center.

  • Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni discusses total ankle replacements

    Total Ankle Replacement

    Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni discusses total ankle replacements with a patient whom had both of his ankle replaced.

  • Complex Foot Reconstruction at the Foot & Ankle Center

    Complex Foot Reconstruction

    Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni discusses complex foot reconstruction with a patient who has Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT), which is a disease that damages the nerves in your arms and legs.

  • Meet Dr. Louis Jenis

    Meet Dr. Louis Jenis

    Meet Dr. Louis Jenis, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon at Mass General Orthopaedics.

  • When should I change my bandage after spine surgery?

    When should I change my bandage?

    Frequently Asked Questions: When should I change my bandage after spine surgery?

  • When can I drive after spine surgery?

    When can I drive after spine surgery?

    Frequently Asked Questions: When can I drive after spine surgery?

  • What do I do if I have a fever after surgery?

    What do I do if I have a fever after surgery?

    Frequently Asked Questions: What do I do if I have a fever after spine surgery?

  • New symptoms of concern after spine surgery

    New symptoms of concern after surgery

    Frequently Asked Questions: New symptoms of concern after spine surgery

  • What medications can I take after spine surgery?

    What medications can I take after surgery?

    Frequently Asked Questions: What medications can I take after spine surgery?

  • What exercises can I do on my own?

    What exercises can I do on my own?

    Frequently Asked Questions: What exercises can I do on my own?

  • Will I need PT after spine surgery?

    Will I need physical therapy after spine surgery?

    Frequently Asked Questions: Will I need physical therapy after spine surgery?

  • When will I start physical therapy after spine surgery?

    When will I start physical therapy?

    Frequently Asked Questions: When will I start physical therapy after spine surgery?

  • An introduction to the Orthoapedic Spine Center

    An introduction to our Orthopaedic Spine Center

    Dr. Louis Jenis, Chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Center, gives a short introduction to the Spine Center and the Spine Team.

  • Planning your discharge from Mass General

    Planning your discharge from Mass General

    A nurse case manager discusses discharge planning ahead of spine surgery with the Orthopaedic Spine Center at Mass General.

Events

Currently Browsing:2017

  • Primary Care Orthopaedics

    Monday, May 08, 2017

    This two day course, May 8-9, 2017, will address the outpatient care of common musculoskeletal problems by primary care providers.

Currently Browsing:2016

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