Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, speaks at a sports injury treatment training event at Green Hill High School in Mount Juliet. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Alex Diamond to chair national high school sports medicine advisory committee

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, was recently named the chair of the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) Associations Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.

An initiative at VUMC is helping patients recover more quickly from major surgery, leave the hospital earlier and have fewer side effects from their pain management. (photo by Joe Howell)

VUH adopts enhanced recovery for spine surgery

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for the nearly 1,000 adult patients who undergo elective spine surgery each year at Vanderbilt University Hospital and Belle Meade Surgery Center.

Smart Heart Act aims to save lives

New legislation requiring that automated external defibrillators (AED) be located within 1,000 feet of any high school athletic activity in Tennessee is a win-win for a team of physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Therapy relocates adult outpatient orthopaedic clinic to Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks

Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Therapy has relocated its Nashville adult outpatient orthopaedic clinic from Vanderbilt’s main campus to its new location at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

William Obremskey named executive medical director of Vanderbilt Supply Chain Services

William Obremskey, MD, MPH, MMHC, has been named executive medical director of Vanderbilt Supply Chain Services for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Jed Kuhn and MOON Shoulder Group receive high honor in orthopaedic research

The Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) Shoulder Group received the 2024 Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughn Award for advancing treatment methods for patients with atraumatic, symptomatic rotator cuff tears.

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