Department of Orthopaedics Archives
Coronado receives ACTS early-career research award
May. 11, 2023—Rogelio Coronado, PT, MPT, PhD, recently received the 2023 ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science.
Orthopaedics lectureship honors legend in sports medicine
Mar. 2, 2023—The First Annual W. Ben Kibler Sports Medicine Lectureship supports an annual educational series in sports medicine for athletic trainers, medical students, residents, fellows and practicing physicians.
Aspirin’s effectiveness at preventing blood clots studied
Feb. 9, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that aspirin is as effective as low molecular weight heparin at preventing hospital-acquired deep venous thromboembolism, or blood clots in the veins, for orthopaedic trauma patients.
Orthopaedic Outreach Day lends a helping hand
Aug. 25, 2022—by Nancy Humphrey More than 60 Vanderbilt Health employees volunteered their time on Saturday, Aug. 20, so that 15 uninsured patients suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, ganglion cyst and other hand disorders, as well as knee and shoulder issues, could receive surgical treatment. Eight orthopaedic surgeons, nine resident surgeons and seven anesthesiologists/nurse anesthetists participated in...
New Clinician Spotlight: Nick Strasser
Apr. 7, 2022—Nicholas Strasser, MD, recently joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as assistant professor of Orthopaedics in the Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Teamwork returns man with severe post-COVID complications to his life
Mar. 16, 2022—A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt helped José Ontiveros cope with a long list of severe complications arising from his COVID-19i infection.
Mencio named President of ABOS
Feb. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt's Gregory Mencio, MD, has been named president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) following a year as president-elect.
Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Community Service Day benefits Second Harvest Food Bank
Dec. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt Department of Orthopaedics clinicians and staff gathered at Second Harvest Food Bank recently to help package dry and refrigerated food as part of the third annual Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Community Service Day.
Navy vet LeClere joins VWCH orthopaedic surgery team
Sep. 2, 2021—Cmdr. Lance LeClere, MD, former orthopaedic surgeon for the U.S. Navy Seals and current head team physician for the U.S. Naval Academy, is joining Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Lebanon at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) beginning Sept. 7.
Event provides free hand surgeries for uninsured
Aug. 25, 2021—Approximately 60 Vanderbilt Orthopaedics volunteers provided surgical treatment to 16 patients at the fifth Annual Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Outreach Day on Saturday, Aug. 21.
Phillips honored by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association
May. 13, 2021—Shantel Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS, physical therapist for Vanderbilt Orthopaedics, has been named Clinical Educator of the Year by the American Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA).
Couple takes on recovery together after storm injuries
Apr. 21, 2021—On a beautiful Sunday in May 2020, Cassie Rooke and William Nolan decided to go on a hike at their usual spot in Percy Warner Park.