American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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AAHKS Past President Addresses Multicultural Issues

AAHKS Past President Carlos J. Lavernia, MD, FAAOS, was featured in the Latin Post article “Multicultural Communities Resistant to Orthopedic Surgery.” Dr. Lavernia addressed the cultural issues that may explain why Latino and African-American patients receive orthopaedic surgeries later than others. Dr Lavernia is Medical Director of The Center For Advanced Orthopedics at Larkin University in South Miami, FL. Full Story.


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