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To Be Rescheduled: What’s New in Elbow and Shoulder Surgery
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)
Peter Evans, MD, PhD
- Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute
- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cleveland Clinic
Elbow and shoulder pain is extremely common – whether due to aging, overuse, trauma or a sports injury. Shoulder pain and injuries alone account for nearly 20 percent of visits to the doctor’s office. When the elbow and shoulder pain interferes with carrying the groceries, participating in your favorite activities or getting a good night’s sleep, it’s time to seek medical advice.
The good news is that there are more effective treatment options available today than ever before. At Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute, we have designed our services so that all of the specialists you need – including orthopaedic physicians and surgeons, rheumatologists and occupational therapists – work together to help you return to an active lifestyle.
Using state-of-the-art diagnostics and decades of experience, we evaluate the cause of your pain and then tailor the most appropriate treatment for your individual needs. Cleveland Clinic’s orthopaedic and rheumatology programs have a long history of excellence and innovation, and are consistently ranked among the top five programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Peter Evans, MD, PhD is Director of the Center for Hand and Upper Extremity specializing in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder surgery. Dr. Evans graduated from University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and went on to complete a comprehensive surgical internship at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. His orthopaedic surgery residency and shoulder and sports medicine fellowship were both completed at the University of Toronto. In addition, Dr. Evans has a PhD from the University of Toronto, The Institute of Medical Sciences, School of Graduate Studies. Then, Dr. Evans completed a hand microsurgery and arthroscopy fellowship from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.
To make an appointment with Dr. Evans or any of the other specialists in our Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, please call 866.275.7496. You can also visit us online at clevelandclinic.org/ortho
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