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Our Presentation This Month...
“Evaluation & Treatment of Orthopaedic Conditions in the Injured Worker”
Dr. Marvin Smith. MD
Vice Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Memorial Healthcare System
CEU PRESENTATION FOR RN's, CERTIFIED CASE MANAGERS and ADJUSTERS
This will be a secure Zoom Meeting (see below)
Orthopedic and musculoskeletel injuries are the bane of most employers and risk managers. In this presentation, Dr. Smith will review the several aspects of these injuries.
- The clinical presentation and management of common work related musculoskeletal conditions:
Types of injury
The mechanisms of injury
- Orthopaedic treatment algorithms via case-based format:
Medical management – conservative vs surgical
- Identifying and understanding the non-orthopaedic factors affecting the evaluation and treatment of Workers’ Compensation patients:
- Highlighting the importance of relationship-building, as well as clear and timely communication between Orthopaedic Surgeons and Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals, Risk Managers, Human Resource Managers, etc.
Dr. Marvin Smith is a sport medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who cares for patients with conditions involving the knees, shoulders, hips, ankles and elbows. He is bilingual in English/Spanish.
Through advanced training Dr. Smith has developed a special interest in more complex surgical solutions including, but not limited to, multiligamentous knee reconstruction, innovative patellofemoral instability correction, meniscus transplantation, cutting-edge cartilage restoration and joint preservation, and hip arthroscopy. He is also experienced in the more common procedures including ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroplasty, and various upper and lower extremity ligament repair/reconstruction.
Having obtained favorable patient outcomes with the use of biologics and ultrasound guided therapeutics, Dr. Smith has incorporated these into his practice as well.
Dr. Smith is a former NCAA Division-1 student athlete. This experience provided him with a great appreciation for Sports Medicine Orthopedics. He is passionate about treating athletes and tactical athletes such as police officers and firefighters and is sensitive to their recovery timelines.
Dr. Smith is a graduate of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. He completed his internship and residencies in Orthopedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His fellowship in Sports Medicine was obtained at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2018. He is a practicing physician with Memorial’s Division of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine.