Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011
Dr. Joel Frazier, Medical Director and President of the Orthopedic Institute in Oklahoma City, will be a featured speaker for the William K. Ishmael Lectureship, March 18th, at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. The lectureship, which is in its 37th year, focuses on arthritis and arthritis related diseases and is attended by Rheumatologists, Orthopedists, Internal Medicine physicians, as well as other doctors and clinical professionals from across Oklahoma.
Dr. Frazier will be speaking on “New Therapies for Dupytren’s Contractures,” a debilitating hand condition common in senior adults. The lectureship is presented by the Arthritis Foundation, Oklahoma Chapter in conjunction with the Oklahoma Foundation for Orthopedic Health, a non-profit organization headed by Houshang Seradge, M.D. “We are pleased to have one of the Orthopedic Institute’s outstanding physicians speak at this prestigious lectureship, stated Dr. Seradge. “Our physicians at the Orthopedic Institute actively participate in learning and presenting state of the art treatments in the fields of orthopedics, spine surgery, rheumatology, pain management and neurology,” added Seradge.
The Orthopedic Institute, founded in 1980, by Dr. Seradge, is one of Oklahoma City’s most comprehensive orthopedic care centers, in a single location. Orthopedic Institute’s physicians are on the leading edge of their respective fields in orthopedics, hand surgery, spine surgery, rheumatology, neurology and pain management. OI treats all musculoskeletal conditions through the use of the most advanced techniques in orthopedic care. Physicians at OI are dedicated to helping patients return to a healthy life style.