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Orthopaedics Grand Rounds 4/12/2023

April 5, 2023

Osteoarthritis and Disease Modification: Where are We? Richard Loeser, MD April 12, 2023, at 7:00 am Hybrid Conference   Speaker Biography Dr. Loeser’s primary research goal is to discover the basic mechanisms relevant to joint tissue destruction in osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of pain and disability in older adults. A better mechanistic … Continued

Orthopaedics Grand Rounds 5/17/2023

March 27, 2023

The Role of Botulinum Toxins in Musculoskeletal Care Andrew Koman, M.D. May 17, 2023, at 6:30 am Hybrid Conference   Speaker Biography Dr. Koman is a tenured Professor, Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the President of the Musculoskeletal Service Institute of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. After graduation from Duke … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Greg Knoll

November 9, 2022

UNC Department of Orthopaedics is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Gregory (“Greg”) M. Knoll, MD, as the newest subspecialist to join the Division of Hand and Microsurgery Service, led by Division Chief Dr. Megan Patterson. Dr. Knoll brings a multi-specialty, high-level set of procedural skills to the Division of Hand and Microsurgery Service. … Continued

UNC Sports Medicine Institute’s 1st Annual Conference: 150 Attendees + 5 Keynote Speakers + 1 NCAA Hall of Fame Coach = Inaugural Year Huge Success!

October 27, 2022

On September 29th and 30th, 150 musculoskeletal clinicians and researchers gathered for the Inaugural Annual Conference of the UNC Sports Medicine Institute (SMI). The event featured nationally acclaimed speakers from UNC and across the United States to discuss improving outcomes in patients with knee injuries in orthopedic conditions. The conference took a team-based approach combining … Continued

Celebrating UNC Orthopaedics MAs/CMAs on National Medical Assistants Day!

October 19, 2022

In honor of National Medical Assistants Day on October 19th, let’s celebrate all the hardworking Medical Assistants (CMAs) who are vital members of UNC Orthopaedics outpatient clinic teams across UNC Health! In orthopaedic patient-centered care, skilled Medical Assistants contribute to clinical and administrative functions invaluably through taking vital signs and medical history, scheduling testing and … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Samantha Tayne

October 18, 2022

In late September 2022, UNC Department of Orthopaedics was pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Samantha Tayne, MD, MBA, as the newest subspecialist to join the Divisions of Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery and Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Tayne brings two years of Orthopaedic Surgery subspecialty training to the Department. Before joining … Continued

Arthritis Foundation Funds UNC Orthopaedics/UNC EXSS Co-Investigation to Create Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial Network CTU

October 18, 2022

UNC Department of Orthopaedics is pleased to recognize UNC Professor of Orthopaedics Joseph (“Joe”) M. Hart, PhD, ATC, and UNC Professor of Exercise and Sport Science (EXSS) Brian Pietrosimone, PhD, as Co-PI grant recipients of Arthritis Foundation funding ($200K) to establish an Osteoarthritis (OA) Clinical Trial Network (OACTN) “Clinical Trial Unit” (CTU) at the University … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Arvind Narayanan

October 5, 2022

UNC Department of Orthopaedics was pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Arvind Narayanan, MD, in September 2022 as the newest member of the Division of Joint Replacement clinical faculty team. After finishing his residency at UNC Orthopaedics (2016-2021), Dr. Narayanan completed a one-year fellowship in Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction (2021-2022) at Scripps Clinic … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Celebrates Its Outstanding Physician Assistants for October 6th-12th National P.A. Week!

October 5, 2022

In honor of National Physician Assistant Week celebrated annually from October 6th to 12th, UNC Orthopaedics pauses to recognize the Department’s outstanding Physician Assistants! At UNC Medical Center, UNC Hospitals Hillsborough campus, and UNC Health outpatient clinics across the region, our department’s Physician Assistants are vital contributors at all stages of patient care. Whether our … Continued