Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

News Archive

12/23/2015    Sports Medicine Alumni Newsletter

12/23/2015   The Pittsburgh Passion team ownership and medical team receive their 2015 Championship rings

12/18/2015   Patrick Bosch, MD, receives Scoliosis Research Society grant award

12/17/2015   James H-C Wang, PhD, elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows

12/16/2015  Happy Holidays from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery!

12/15/2015   Orthopaedic Surgery Holiday Party held at Lemieux Sports Center

12/10/2015    Eric Kropf, MD, (Res '08, Sports Med '09) appointed Chair at Temple University

12/9/2015    Dr. Fu serves as 18th Robert Leach Visiting Professor at Boston University

12/8/2015    Chancellor Visits UPMC Rooney Sports Complex and UPMC Sports Medicine

12/3/2015    Verena Schreiber, MD, (PGY 6) in December 2015 Issue of AAOS Now

12/3/2015    Dr. Rocky Tuan receives the Clemson Award for Contributions to Literature from the Society for Biomaterials

11/30/2015    Dr. Micky Collins interviewed by the Toronto Sun for a concussion story

11/30/2015    The ladies of orthopaedic surgery take over the trauma service

11/24/2015    Kurt Weiss, MD, to sit on Board of Directors for the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS)

11/18/2015    Robin West, MD, appointed to Washington Nationals Medical Advisory Board

11/17/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu attends the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Percivall Pott Club

11/17/2015    Southside Sports Facility Renamed UPMC Rooney Sports Complex

11/16/2015    Kate Webster, PhD, visits the Department as the ACL Study Group Fellow

11/9/2015    Jimbo Covert honored at Pitt/Notre Dame game on November 7, 2015

11/5/2015    Roland Becker, MD, Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on November 4, 2015

11/3/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu attends the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Orthopaedic Association

11/2/2015    Orthopaedic Surgery residents participate in OCA Free Clinic on October 12, 2015

11/2/2015    Kurt Weiss, MD, selected as AAOS Leadership Fellow

10/23/2015    Praise for Kurt Weiss, MD

10/19/2015    Welcome, Noreen Corcoran, Academic Manager for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

10/19/2015    Passing of Loti Falk Gaffney, Founder of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

10/19/2015    Gray Patton representing Team Freddie Fu finishes in First Place at the Mason Dixon Cyclo-cross

10/15/2015    Happy Birthday, Dr. Mankin!

10/14/2015    Congratulations to Roberta Moenich on her retirement!

10/14/2015   Article in International Business Times discusses NFL/UPMC Concussion Summit to be hosted in Pittsburgh on October 15-16, 2015

10/13/2015    IADMS 25TH Annual Meeting held in Pittsburgh, October 9-11, 2015

10/12/2015    Congratulations, Mitchell Fourman!

10/8/2015    FC Ingolstadt Soccer Medical Staff Visit UPMC Center for Sports Medicine on October 7, 2015

10/7/2015    John R. Tongue, MD, Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on October 7, 2015

10/6/2015    The First ACL Meeting Brazil-Pittsburgh held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 30 – October 4, 2015

10/2/2015    Passing of John S. Gould, MD (Pitt Ortho '71)

9/30/2015    Kurt R. Weiss, MD, named a 2015 Health Care Hero by the Pittsburgh Business Times

9/29/2015   Henry J. Mankin, MD, visits the Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

9/29/2015    Dr. Fu presents Keynote Lecture at the 32nd AGA Congress in Dresden, Germany

9/23/2015    Dr. Rocky Tuan hosts visit of Department of Defense Regenerative Medicine Traveling Exchange program (TEP)

9/15/2015    Key Concussion Experts to Meet in October in Pittsburgh to Publicly Share Best Treatment Approaches

9/14/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu presents Keynote Lecture at the Inaugural Vail Scientific Summit Regenerative & Translational Medicine: A Collaborative Vision in Vail, Colorado

9/14/2015    Charles E. Johnston, MD, Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on September 9, 2015

9/9/2015    Executive Committee

9/3/2015    Congratulations to Margaret Woods, Surgical Tech at UPMC Presbyterian, on her retirement

9/3/2015    UPSoM Ortho Interest Group tours UPMC Sports Medicine

9/2/2015    Residents participate in preseason orientation for high school football coverage

9/2/2015    A new academic year begins!

8/27/2015    John Fowler, MD, receives AFSH grant award

8/27/2015    August AAOS Now article mentions PIVOT app

8/21/2015    Ivan Tarkin, MD, selected for 2015 UPMC ACES Award

8/14/2015    UPMC and NHL Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate opening of UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

8/11/2015    Alexis Colvin, MD, (Sports Med '08) in August 2015 Issue of AAOS Now

8/11/2015    ACL Wet Lab hosted by Dr. Freddie H. Fu

8/10/2015    UPMC Medical Team at the Canton Hall of Fame Game

8/10/2015    2015 Pit Med White Coat Ceremony held on Sunday, August 9, 2015

8/7/2015    Orthopaedic Robotics Laboratory hosts Summer Research Symposium on August 5, 2015

8/7/2015    Christopher D. Harner, MD accepts position at the University of Texas at Houston

8/6/2015    Survival in the Evolving Health Care Market, by Dr. Freddie Fu and Dr. MaCalus Hogan posted on Becker's Healthcare: ASC Review

8/6/2015    Dr. Vonda Wright's book "Fitness after 40: Your strong body at 40, 50, 60 and beyond" (2nd edition) launches as #1 on Amazon

8/4/2015    Orthopaedic Robotics Laboratory hosts Summer Research Symposium on August 5, 2015

8/4/2015    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Summer Picnic held on Sunday, August 2, 2015

7/30/2015    Sports Medicine Fellows Graduation Dinner held at Tambellini Restaurant

7/29/2015    Passing of Ted K. Encke, MD (Pitt Ortho '71)

7/28/2015    Kurt R. Weiss, MD, finalist for 2015 Health Care Heroes

7/28/2015    Darren Johnson, MD, (Sports Med '93) begins term as President of Southern Orthopaedic Association

7/24/2015    Greetings from Dr. Carl Stanitski (Ortho '74)

7/23/2015    Ben Ma, MD (Ortho Alum '01) sends greetings from Maldives

7/23/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu invited to the Governor's Advisory Board on Health

7/21/2015    UPMC ranked #13 in U.S. News & World Report's Annual 2015 Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals

7/17/2015    Dr. Vonda Wright and Dr. Volker Musahl accepted for membership in The American Orthopaedic Association

7/15/2015    Dr. Charles "Chip" Burke (Pitt Ortho '86) honored with USA Hockey Award

7/8/2015    MaCalus Hogan, MD, selected as for 2015 Inaugural Edition as Who's Who in Black Pittsburgh

7/6/2015    Swanson School of Engineering grad receives 2015 Whitaker International Fellowship

7/2/2015    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Hosted the 2015 Combined ESSKA and SLARD Traveling Fellows on June 28 – July 2, 2015

6/26/2015    Condolences to the family of Donald C. Wukich

6/25/2015    Dr. Vonda J. Wright accepted into the American Orthopaedic Association

6/25/2015    2015 Resident Graduation held on June 24, 2015, at the Duquesne Club

6/25/2015    2015 Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal

6/24/2015    Inaugural Sports Medicine Fellow Research Day held on June 24, 2015

6/22/2015    UPMC Center for Sports Medicine is an "Official Sponsor" of the WPIAL

6/18/2015    AOA Top Poster awarded podium presentation at Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) meeting during AOA Annual Meeting

6/18/2015    Dr. Volker Musahl receives UPP Foundation Award

6/17/2015    James D. Kang, MD, accepts position at Brigham and Women's Hospital

6/17/2015    JOA-AOA Traveling Fellows visit June 14 – June 17, 2015

6/15/2015    Pittsburgh Passion honors Dr. Tanya Hagen at game on Sat, June 13

6/12/2015    Pittsburgh Passion plans tribute to Dr. Tanya Hagen at game on Sat, June 13

6/12/2015    In Memoriam: Tanya J. Hagen, MD

6/11/2015    Unexpected loss of Dr. Tanya Hagan

6/10/2015    Eric Thorhauer, BS, wins ISAKOS Scientific Award

6/8/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu presented honorary membership to ISAKOS

6/4/2015    Riley J. Williams, III, MD, Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on June 3, 2015

6/4/2015    Dr. Brian Cole to be Visiting Professor and Research Day Moderator on June 24, 2015

6/4/2015    Bing Wang, MD, PhD, to serve as Deputy Editor for Molecular Therapy – Methods & Clinical Development

5/29/2015    UPMC Orthopaedics listed as No. 2 of Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics

5/27/2015    Albert B. Ferguson Jr., MD, Visiting Professor Dinner held at the Inn on Negley on May 26, 2015

5/27/2015    2015 Albert B. Ferguson Jr MD Resident Research Day Award Winners

5/26/2015    Albert B. Ferguson Jr., MD Resident Research Day 2015 held on May 27, 2015

5/22/2015    Center for Military Medicine Research (CMMR) hosts visit for the Commanding General of the US Army Medical Research & Materiel Command on May 19, 2015

5/21/2015    Department hosts Visiting Surgeons from China, May 17-20, 2015

5/15/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu presents the 2015 Sir Robert Jones Lecture at NYU School of Medicine on May 15, 2015

5/14/2015   UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program selected as a Phase II site for the GE/NFL Head Health Initiative Clinical Studies

5/14/2015    First Annual Western PA Hand Society Spring Meeting - Imbriglia Lectureship Series held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

5/13/2015    2015 Pittsburgh Marathon: Tragedy to Triumph

5/12/2015    First Annual Western PA Hand Society Spring Meeting - Imbriglia Lectureship Series to be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

5/12/2015    Michael McClincy, MD, named 2016 Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Journal (POJ) Editor

5/4/2015    TK Miller, MD (Pitt Ortho '85) Inaugurated as President of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society

5/4/2015    Dr. Kelley Anderson interviewed on WESA's Essential Pittsburgh regarding the Pittsburgh Marathon

5/4/2015    2015 Dr. Freddie H. Fu Undergraduate Athletic Training Scholarship Recipients

5/4/2015    DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon held on Sunday, May 3, 2015

4/30/2015    Pitt Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Approved by OTA for 2015 Renewal

4/30/2015    Freddie Fu Cycling Team to assist wheelchair athletes in Pittsburgh Marathon

4/24/2015    Pittsburgh Thunderbirds announce partnership with UPMC Sports Medicine

4/24/2015    Volker Musahl, MD, and Aaron Mares, MD, featured in Medical Monday video spot

4/23/2015    Dr. Freddie Fu awarded honorary membership to ISAKOS

4/22/2015    Michael Vitale, MD, MPH -- the William F. & Jean W. Donaldson Endowed Chair Visiting Professor on April 22, 2015

4/21/2015    Farewell Reception held for Johnny Huard, PhD

4/20/2015    AOSSM Past Presidents Retreat, April 17-19, 2015

4/16/2015    Dr. Johnny Huard accepts position with the University of Texas/Steadman Philippon Research Institute

4/15/2015    Dr. Rocky Tuan co-authors a paper recently published Nature Reviews Rheumatology

4/15/2015    Dr. Johnny Huard co-authors a paper recently published Nature Reviews Rheumatology

4/13/2015    Condolences to the family of Gino A. DeIuliis, Oakland Tailor

4/10/2015    Ivan Tarkin, MD, featured in Medical Mondays video spot

4/9/2015    Sports Medicine Fellowship Match Results

4/6/2015    Condolences to Dr. John Perri

4/6/2015    German Speaking Arthroscopy Society [AGA] Fellows Visit Department of Orthopaedic Surgery April 6-8, 2015

4/3/2015    Dr. Mark Goodman honored with the ACMS Foundation Richard E. Deitrick Humanity in Medicine Award

3/31/2015    2015 AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24-28, 2015

3/29/2015    Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc (Hon), DPs (Hon) presents Kennedy Lecture at AOSSM 2015 Specialty Day

3/27/2015    Verena Schreiber, MD (PGY 5) elected to AAOS Resident Assembly

3/23/2015    Welcome to the 2015 Intern Class!

3/19/2015    Scott Tashman, PhD, receives notice of NIH SBIR grant funding

3/19/2015    Justin Arner, MD (PGY2) to receive 2015 AANA Research Grant

3/12/2015    Gary Roberts, former Penguins winger, to join the staff at the Sports Performance Center at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, PA

3/9/2015    Dr. James D. Kang receives William S. McEllroy Award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association

3/4/2015    Story on Pittsburgh's Freedom House Ambulance Service featured on NPR on March 1, 2015

3/3/2015    2015 "Best Doctors" as published by Pittsburgh Magazine

3/2/2015    Adam Olsen, MD (PGY2) receives 2015 OREF Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

3/2/2015    John Fowler, MD, participated in a JBJS webinar: "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What's New in Diagnosis and Treatment"

2/25/2015    Ronald A. Navarro, MD -- Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on February 25, 2015

2/23/2015    Dr. Fu attends Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Building Orthopaedics

2/20/2015    Dr. James J. Irrgang receives the Paris Distinguished Service Award

2/19/2015    Dr. Rocky Tuan to receive the 2015 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award

2/18/2015    Dr. Mark Miller (Sports Medicine Fellow '93) to receive George D. Rovere Award for Education at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida

2/16/2015    Orthopaedics residency program recognized at UPMC GME Leadership Conference