Impact of Meniscus Tears on the Biology of the Knee: A Potential Key on Understanding the Early Changes in Osteoarthritis
Robert Brophy, M.D. is the Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine
Dr. Brophy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. After earning his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in 2001, he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery and a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY.
His clinical interests include ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction, meniscus repairs and transplantation, and cartilage repair surgery such as OAT and osteochondral allograft as well as shoulder stabilization, labral repair and rotator cuff repair. He is the team physician for the St. Louis Surge and the Francis Howell football team, and serves on the Musculoskeletal Research Committee of the National Football League (NFL) and the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A former collegiate and professional soccer player, he has a special interest in the treatment and prevention of injuries in soccer athletes.
This months discussion is on the Impact of Meniscus Tears on the Biology of the Knee: A Potential Key on Understanding the Early Changes in Osteoarthritis.
6:00 – 6:30 pm Registration
6:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner
Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and
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