In 2014, we launched our Orthopedic Advisory Board. We invited top practitioners from around the country to join our patient safety, claims, and underwriting leaders to discuss key issues facing orthopedic physicians today.
Wael K. Barsoum, MD, Professor of Surgery, Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University; Chairman, Surgical Operations, Cleveland Clinic; Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic; President, Cleveland Clinic Florida
Donald E. Bittner, MD, MBA, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Ralph A. Gambardella, MD, President and CEO, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
D. Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, Co-President, Resurgens Orthopaedics
David W. Miller Sr., MD, OrthoVirginia
Paul Nottingham, MD, Bay Area Spine Institute
Matthew S. Shapiro, MD, Slocum Orthopedics PC
Michael Wasylik, MD, in private practice
The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider in light of all circumstances prevailing in the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.