Dr. Leetun's selection is an honor not only for him but also for the entire Kennedy Center team.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 19, 2012
The Kennedy Center for the Hip and Knee, a leading hip and knee replacement health care facility and Wisconsin orthopedic institution, is pleased to announce that one of its staff surgeons has been chosen to join the medical team for the USA Under 17 Hockey team. Orthopedic surgeon Darin Leetun, M.D. has been asked to serve as a team physician, an honor he also received in 2009.
This illustrious Under 17 Hockey team represents the best high school hockey players in the country and is a developmental tool for the U.S. Olympic Team. Dr. Leetun's selection is an honor not only for him but also for the entire Kennedy Center team.
The USA Under 17 Hockey team practices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and competes in a variety of national and international competitions. Members of the team practice together, attend classes together and live together in preparation for these competitions. Dr. Leetun will be charged with treating and providing medical support for their practices and competitions leading up to the World Challenge tournament held in Windsor, Ontario near the end of the year.
For more information about The Kennedy Center for the Hip and Knee, call toll free at (800) 322-2141 or visit their website at thekennedycenteroshkosh.com.
About The Kennedy Center for the Hip and Knee:
The Kennedy Center offers a wide range of orthopedic services to Wisconsin residents including partial knee replacement, knee ligament surgery, a full range of hip and knee replacement procedures as well as sophisticated shoulder and sports medicine options. Located at the Mercy Medical Center, the Kennedy Center is known as a leader in Wisconsin orthopedics and has been an innovative force in the field of knee and hip replacements and other orthopedic surgeries since its founding in 1983. Their expertise in sports medicine and other areas of orthopedics have set the industry standard for Wisconsin orthopedics for over 25 years.