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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.

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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.

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Shoulder surgery helps get athlete back into competition

Sep. 9, 2021—Thanks to orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt following a devastating injury, multi-sport athlete Lauren Nethery is back on track.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Canavan family gift to support VUMC Trauma Team

May. 11, 2021—On April 7, 2017, a devastating car crash sent Owen Canavan to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit, and he credits the medical team for saving his life.

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New Clinician Spotlight: Raymond Gardocki

May. 10, 2021—Raymond Gardocki, MD, associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center in late 2020, and is seeing patients at Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Franklin.

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Spine surgery helps patient take steps toward his dream

May. 6, 2021—Jeff Vanderford always dreamed of walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

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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.

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New Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville expands services in Sumner County

Mar. 30, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville, a new 31,000-square-foot facility that offers adult outpatient specialty care, along with pediatric specialty care and imaging services to the citizens of Sumner and surrounding counties.

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VUMC is regional center of care for treating rare brachial plexus injuries

Mar. 25, 2021—Delvonte Mayberry was riding his motorcycle in his hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee, when a motorist pulled in front of him, sending him flipping over the vehicle. Mayberry was airlifted in critical condition to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via LifeFlight.

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