"There's no such thing as a small miracle"
COMMITTED TO ORTHOPAEDIC MEDICINE, CARING FOR OUR TROOPS
Through its one-year fellowship program, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital (LAOH) has seen many talented young doctors come and go over the years. These doctors leave LAOH having gained valuable knowledge and skills in pediatric orthopaedics. Although these doctors are only with LAOH for a short time, they often leave a lasting impression upon LAOH patients and staff alike. One former fellow who continues to leave his mark, not just here in Los Angeles but across the world, is Dr. Nathan Frost. (Read more…)
Trading Places: A Doctor Experiences Fracture Care as a Patient
What happens when the doctor becomes the patient? When an orthopaedic surgeon who spends his days fixing broken bones finds himself with a fracture of his own?
“I see sprains, strains and many broken bones nearly every day of my life. That’s the nature of being a surgeon specializing in children’s orthopaedic issues, especially here at Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital where we treat many thousands of kids each year. But I had never personally suffered a fracture until this summer.”
Mauricio Silva, M.D., Associate Medical Director and Medical Director of the Urgent Care Center at Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital (LAOH), recently fractured a kneecap, and shares with us the “challenging and educational experience” of being a healer temporarily in need of healing.
Read about Dr. Maurico Silva’s experience as a patient – Trading Places.