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Current Concepts in Orthopedics

Session Dates
Sep 20, 2018  |  5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type: For Health Professionals
Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center
1 Plainsboro Rd

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss briefly the anatomy of the pelvis, elbow, knee and Achilles tendon.
2. Review the rationale for the following procedures: meniscal surgery, ORIF of the elbow, ORIF of the pelvis and Achilles tendon repair.
3. Review current concepts and research in the management of knee meniscal injuries, pelvic and elbow fractures, and Achilles tendon injuries.
4. Review clinical outcomes in order to better assess patient outcomes.
5. Develop and implement an effective plan of care that is evidence based, provides timely recovery as well as patient satisfaction.

Continuing Education Credits

This course has been submitted to the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approval for 3 CEU is pending.


• Physical Therapists
• Physical Therapist Assistants
• Occupational Therapists
• Occupational Therapy Assistants

Course Description

This is a 3 credit course designed for therapists to understand the current concepts for common orthopedic conditions.

Course Schedule

5:00 Registration
5:30 Management of meniscus injuries of the knee
6:30 Management of pelvic and elbow fractures
7:30 Management of achilles tendon injuries
8:30 Adjourn

Educational Information

Certificates will be awarded to participants upon conclusion of the course.

About the Speakers

Dr. Scott Curtis, D.O. is a board certified, fellow trained physician who specializes in the care of sports related injuries and general musculoskeletal care. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Morristown Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. He then completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Atlantic Sports Health. He is with Princeton Spine and Joint Center.

Dr. Meelan Patel, M.D. is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic traumatologist. He is a graduate of New York Medical College and completed his orthopedic residency at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn. He did an orthopedic trauma fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His specialties include treatment of fractures of the pelvic and acetabulum, periarticular fractures, and all fractures of the upper and lower extremities. He is with Princeton Orthopedic Associates.

Dr. Stuart Levine, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in 1989 and completed his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. He was a Fellow in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. He has served as a foot and ankle consultant for the Princeton, Rutgers, and Rider University athletic programs. He is with Princeton Orthopedic Associates.


Cancellations and requests for refunds will be accepted until September 6, 2018.
(No refunds will be granted after September 6)

Registration Information

Register by September 6. Space is limited.

Please call 1.888.897.8979 to register

Cost: FREE

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