In this episode of AAHKS Amplified, Obi O. Adigweme, MD, MS from the Patient and Public Relations Committee talk with colleagues about an increasing problem in orthopaedics, and that is the underutilization of black patients in hip and knee replacements.
Ample studies have shown that black patients undergo joint replacement surgery at a much lower rate than white patients and this podcast discuss reasons for this disparity and how improvements can be made.
In this episode:
Obinna O. Adigweme, MD, MS – Moderator
Muyibat A. Adelani, MD
Mary I. O’Connor, MD
Linda I. Suleiman, MD
Alison Brown – Patient