Fall Calendar of Health Information Programs Will Be Presented by ONS Physicians at Greenwich Hospital

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Free events will feature ONS Physicians speaking on topics from osteoporosis to knee-preserving procedures for arthritis to women’s sports injury treatments.

ONS Health Information Programs at Greenwich Hospital will include a question and answer period for audience members to ask their questions to the experts.

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This fall the physicians at ONS in Greenwich will present health information seminars for the public on a variety of topics ranging from osteoporosis to knee-preserving procedures for arthritis, and women’s sports injury treatments. All the sessions will take place in the Noble Conference Center at Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich. ONS Health Information Programs will include a question and answer period for audience members to ask their questions to the experts. To register for the ONS programs at Greenwich Hospital, please call (203) 863-4277 or (888) 305-9253, or register on-line at http://www.greenhosp.org.


Osteoporosis: Prevention, Treatment and Management
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Speakers: Orthopedic Surgeon Steven Hindman, MD, Endocrinologist Ranee Lleva, MD, and Physical Therapist Betsy Kreuter.

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and leads to fractures. It can strike men and women at any age but is most common in older women. Learn from medical experts about what measures may be taken to prevent bone loss or minimize its effects.

Cartilage Transplantation Offers New Hope for Damaged Knees
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8 pm
Speaker: Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Demetris Delos, MD

Cartilage transplantation offers exciting new treatment options for adults under the age of 50 who have had their knee damaged through acute or chronic trauma to the knee. The surgeon uses small cylindrical plugs of good cartilage and inserts them into the damaged areas. This procedure has been shown to be highly effective in patients who have sustained a specific injury to the knee cartilage or joint lining, and who have not yet developed arthritis. Many competitive athletes who have undergone the treatment have returned to their full performance level after surgery.

Women Treating Women/A Women’s Sports Medicine Forum
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 PM

Come hear medical experts from the new ONS Women’s Sports Medicine Center present the latest diagnostic and medical management techniques for injuries and conditions common in female athletes. This panel consists of women medical providers who are also athletes and know first-hand what it takes to train and excel in a sport.
Bring your sports injury or fitness-related questions and get answers from team physicians who’ve provided medical support to five Olympic Games, international biking and fencing championships, and medical coverage for the Columbia University sports teams and Greenwich High School sports.

The ONS Women’s Sports Medicine Center treats active women of all ages and level of sports activity through a multidisciplinary and coordinated approach. The center specializes in the diagnosis and medical management of acute, sub-acute and chronic sports-related musculoskeletal complaints in women.

Katie Vadasdi, MD; Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist; Fellowship Training: Columbia University Medical Center
Gloria Cohen, MD; Primary Care Sports Medicine, Olympic Team Physician; Post Graduate Sports Medicine, University of British Columbia
Tamar Kessel, MD; Physiatrist, Interventional Sports and Spine; Fellowship Training: Hospital for Special Surgery
Laura Liebesman, PT; Director of ONS Physical Therapy; Specialties- Golf mechanics, Orthopedics/Spine; PT; Certification – University of Pennsylvania

Knee Pain Seminar
Tuesday, December 5 at 6 PM
Speaker: Orthopedic Surgeon Demetris Delos, MD

Are you experiencing knee pain but not ready for total knee replacement? Often people try to ignore knee joint pain as long as possible in the hopes that it will go away. However, pain from arthritis can get progressively worse and more debilitating. Don’t suffer needlessly. Hear orthopedic surgeon Dr. Demetris Delos talk about treatment options for early onset arthritis of the knee including non-operative and operative solutions from injections to arthroscopic procedure to osteotomy and partial knee replacement.


ONS is an advanced multi-specialty orthopedic and neurosurgery practice serving patients throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties and the New York Metropolitan area. ONS physicians provide expertise in the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, sports medicine, minimally invasive orthopedic, spine and brain surgery, joint replacement and trauma. For more information, visit http://www.onsmd.com, or call (203) 869-1145.

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