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Dr. Ronak Patel invited to teach Orthopaedic Residents at the 2019 AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy course
Dr. Ronak Patel invited to teach Orthopaedic Residents at the 2019 AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy course. Orthopaedic Learning Center, October 26th 2019, Rosemont, IL.
Dr. Ronak Patel was asked to speak on Complex Meniscus Repairs: Root, Radial and more at the Chicago 2019 FORE/AANA World Series of Live Surgery on September 14th, 2019.
Dr. Andrew Riff is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip arthroscopy, hip preservation and sports medicine.
Upon receiving his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2011, Dr. Riff completed an orthopaedic surgery residency and sports medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center.
He attended medical school at Northwestern University, completing a M.D./M.S.C.I. dual degree (Medical Degree and Master of Science in Clinical Investigation). He then pursued an orthopaedic surgery residency at UCLA and completed a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Curtis National Hand Center.
Dr. Ronak Patel lectures fellows from all around the world on the keys to a successful MPFL reconstruction of the knee at the 11th Annual Wider Scope of Arthroscopy course. He was also asked to perform a live cadaveric demonstration of a complete MCL/POL reconstruction during the 3 day course at the Orthopaedic Learning Center.
Dr. Ronak Patel Invited to Instruct a Fellows Course for American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
In July, Dr. Ronak Patel was invited to instruct two courses that enhance professional growth and development of orthopaedic surgeons who had the opportunity to learn about orthopaedic surgical skills and techniques, including how to use orthopaedic surgical instruments.
“The decision is different for everybody,” says Dr. Ehmke. “I tell patients that when they start avoiding activities they enjoy, such as walking, golf or tennis, or when simple things such as going up and down stairs become a challenge, it’s time to consider surgery.