Orthopaedic residents earn top awards
September 9, 2016
Four residents from MU Health’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery recently presented their research at the prestigious 2016 Orthopaedic Research Society's 18th Annual Regional Resident Research Symposium. The event was held at Washington University in St. Louis. Fourth-year resident Alex Wessel, MD, earned second place for his paper "Assessment of Reamer Irrigator Aspirator System (RIA) Filtrate for its Osteoinductive Potential in a Validated Animal Model," and B. Todd Raines, MD, a third-year resident, was awarded third place for the study “Effects of Caffeine on Intervertebral Disc Viability in a Whole Organ Culture Model." Nearly 30 residents from orthopaedic surgery departments across the Midwest presented at the symposium. Third-year resident Harvey Oliver, MD, and second-year resident Olubusola Brimmo, MD, also presented papers.
June 3, 2016
Bone trauma caused by playground accidents — especially going down a slide with an adult — is “not uncommon,” Dr Hoernschemeyer warns parents.
May 16, 2016
Researchers found suture anchors, a less-invasive repair technique, responded better to strength-testing after surgery
May 9, 2016
A team of researchers and orthopaedic surgeons at the University of Missouri has developed a new tissue-graft preservation method to offer younger patients a better, more natural repair.
May 6, 2016
Funds will help further research into regenerative joint replacement and improve health care.
April 11, 2016
MU Health Care foot and ankle specialists Kyle Fiala, DPM, and Ben Summerhays, DPM, discussed ankle joint replacements on KBIA-91.3 FM’s Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
April 4, 2016
Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have developed a model to show that a newer surgical technique results in a stronger, more natural ACL repair.
Feb 22, 2016
Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have tested a new biological technique that may provide better and longer-lasting joint function.
Can a repurposed peripheral help young athletes stay in the game?
Missouri boy back on feet after lawn mower accident
MU dynamo Jimi Cook is revolutionizing knee replacement surgery.
October 8, 2015
The MU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is a top participating clinical center in an international trial which was published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. This trial represents the largest prospective randomized trial in orthopaedics to date. Orthopaedic trauma surgeon Gregory J. Della Rocca, MD, PhD, FACS, is a member of the writing committee, the central adjudication committee, and the principal site investigator for MU. Other MU participants in the study include Brett D. Crist, MD, FACS, Yvonne M. Murtha, MD, James P. Stannard, MD, David A. Volgas, MD, Linda K. Anderson, RN, Kelly M. Sullivan, RN, Lori K. Clark, RN, Kathleen Markley, RN, and Stacee Clawson, RN.
Shovels turn for Missouri Orthopaedic Institute expansion.
Cutting-edge knee surgery gets Mizzou diver back to breaking records.
April 17, 2015
University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have developed a new technology that more than doubles the life of donated tissue used for joint replacements.
April 5, 2015
MU researchers have created new technology to help double the life of certain donor tissue, making it easier for patients to come in and get joint surgery done at their own convenience.
Mar 11, 2015
KOMU-8 interviews Dr. Sherman and Dr. Gray on sports-related injury and prevention to promote Knowledge Now and the MOI
MU researchers develop technique to improve biologic joint replacement
Feb 24, 2015
Fear, researchers are finding, plays an enormous role in an athlete’s recovery. In fact, it can determine whether or not an athlete ever makes a full recovery—and that fact is often overlooked, says Dr. Aaron Gray, a physician for athletes at the University of Missouri.
Feb 10, 2015
Gregory J. Della Rocca, M.D., Ph.D., co-chief of orthopedic trauma at the University of Missouri, is listed in Orthopedics This Week's top 19 Traumatologists in North America.
Jan 27, 2015
Technology a ‘game-changer’ for patients with joint damage
Dec 29, 2014
The Coulter program awarded Dr. Pfeiffer, an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery in the MU Department of Bioengineering and Orthopedic Surgery, grant money for the second year in a row to improve success rates in cartilage transplants.
November 7, 2014
Aaron Gray, MD, sports medicine physician and assistant professor of family and community medicine, is the author of a Columbia Tribune article about the most common basketball-related injuries.
July 7, 2014
July 3, 2014
Dr. Matt Smith highlights new research from the Comparative Orthopaedics Lab concerning the advancement of healing rotator cuff tears.
June 22, 2014
MU uses motion lab to improve athletes’ form and minimize injury risk.
June 18, 2014
If the University of Missouri Tigers play the entire 2014 college football season without an ACL injury, expect the rest of the sporting world to take great interest.
June 12, 2014
Dynamic Athletics, a company out of Lenexa, Kan., has been doing 3-D mapping on Mizzou players for use and analysis this fall.
June 11, 2014
Technology from a Kansas City-based company is being used with the Missouri Tigers football program to better predict injuries before they happen
May 28, 2014
May 19, 2014
At the University of Missouri Health Center, 3D printers turn CAT scans into custom models of people's spines, hips, and knees.
Dr. Theodore Choma discusses common causes of back pain and potential treatments while on with The Orthopedics Show with hosts Dr. Ramesh Gidumal & Dr. Nader Paksima.
Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri has been recognized as one of five programs to earn IGFS Geriatric Fracture Care certification.
Dr. Theodore Choma discusses the future expansion of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and 3D modeling innovations that can be applied to orthopaedic surgery.
October 6, 2013
Missouri Orthopaedic Institute surgeon Aaron Gray, MD, discusses one of the biggest issues in football today.
September 13, 2013
Low levels of vitamin D are commonly found in people who suffer traumatic bone fractures, according to a new study by Dr. Crist.
July 22, 2013
Missouri Orthopaedic Institute surgeon Andrea Evenski, MD, is raising awareness for bone and soft-tissue cancer during July, recognized as Sarcoma Awareness Month.
July 1, 2013
The high-tech DARI system is just one of the many rehabilitative and diagnostic tools used to treat patients at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute.
April 4, 2013
A comprehensive reference book on knee articular cartilage repair has been published under the leadership of two University of Missouri experts. James Stannard, MD, and James Cook, DVM, PhD, are editors of "Articular Cartilage Injury of the Knee: Basic Science and Surgical Repair" from Thieme Medical Publishers.
December 6, 2012
James Cook, professor of small animal and orthopedic surgery, talked about his research using cadaver cartilage, rather than metals or plastics, to replace cartilage in dog joints.
Orthopaedic Surgery faculty honored for their service to pediatric patients
Dr. Daniel Hoernschemeyer was honored with the Healing Hands Award. The Champion of Hope Award was presented to Dr. Barry Gainor.
Just in time for high school football season, the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute at University of Missouri Health Care is offering a late-night clinic for young athletes with sports injuries..
December 25, 2011
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification as a high-performance green building.
December 31, 2010
University of Missouri researchers are continuing to find ways to create biological joints they hope will one day replace the need for artificial metal joints.
September 24, 2010
A new partnership that will provide care and treatment for University of Missouri athletes was announced yesterday as part of a plan to develop a sports medicine fellowship program at the University of Missouri.
May 26, 2010
"We have been very successful in recruiting world-class orthopaedic surgeons to MU. Now we have a facility that will offer a superior platform for patient care, education and research."
December 18, 2009
MU scientists receive $120,000 grant from National Football League Charities.
Landis tells of his own hip resurfacing procedure during the benefit for the Comparative Orthopaedics Lab.
November 1, 2009
Dr. Craig Kuhns, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery and assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery interviewed.
Oct 7, 2009
Dr. Dan Hoernschemeyer, who has treated some 60 patients with dwarfism from Missouri and nearby states, is interviewed by the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read more here.
Oct 1, 2009
James Stannard wants to take the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery from “good to great.” Stannard began duties as chairman of the department Sept. 1, replacing Jason Calhoun, who left in January. Surgeon B. Sonny Bal had been filling in as interim chairman.