Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/04/2012 -- Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children will host the 34th Annual Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship Friday, April 27, 2012 - Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the T. Boone Pickens Training and Conference Center at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.
Lectures will be presented by Gerard Bollini, M.D., professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the La Timone Children’s Hospital in Marseilles, France. In addition, the staff at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and visiting pediatric orthopaedists from throughout the United States will be making presentations. Ample time will be allowed for discussion of lecture topics between the audience and the faculty.
At the conclusion, participants should be better informed about state-of-the-art management of children’s spinal deformities, including bone tumors and growth plate diseases.
This course is designed for orthopaedic surgeons http://www.tsrhc.org/pediatric and other orthopaedic surgeons with an interest in current pediatric orthopaedic practice. Primary care physicians and allied health professionals are also welcome, but are reminded that the program is tailored specifically to pediatric orthopaedics http://www.tsrhc.org/pediatric-orthopedics.htm.
For more information visit the Brandon Carrell Visting Professorship website http://community.tsrhc.org/Page.aspx?pid=397.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions, such as scoliosis http://www.tsrhc.org/scoliosis-spine.htm, clubfoot http://www.tsrhc.org/clubfoot-foot-disorders.htm, hip dysplasia http://www.tsrhc.org/hip-dyslasia-perthes.htm, hand disorders http://www.tsrhc.org/hand-disorders.htm, and Legg-Perthes http://www.tsrhc.org/hip-dysplasia-legg-perthes.htm, and certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family's ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit http://www.tsrhc.org/.