Siegel_2014webNewington, NH – Joshua A. Sigel, MD, Director of Sports Medicine at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics hosted two visiting surgeons from Japan on June 4th at Northeast Surgery Center in Newington, NH. The surgeons, Dr. Kengo Kirimura from Hamamatsu City Rehabilitation Hospital in Naka-ku, Shizuoka and Dr. Nobuo Terabayashi from Gifu University in Gifu, came over with Smith & Nephew, a global media technology business, to learn shoulder arthroscopic techniques.

Dr. Siegel is acting as a surgical mentor to Dr. Kirimura and Dr. Terabayashi as part of the Smith & Nephew Visiting Surgeon Program. The Visiting Surgeon Program is a program that provides advanced levels of surgeon education. This educational experience provides the opportunity to learn about the safe and effective use of products and techniques related to shoulder arthroscopy.

The visiting surgeons observed shoulder instability repairs, including labral repairs, SLAP lesion repairs and rotator cuff repairs at Northeast Surgery Center, a technologically advanced ambulatory surgical center in Newington, NH.. In addition to the surgical observation, Dr. Siegel shared his expertise and experiences related to surgical techniques, patient selection and rehabilitation protocols.

As part of their program, the visiting surgeons will also visit Smith & Nephew’s BioSkills Lab in Andover for a cadaveric lab on shoulder arthroscopy.

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