HEALTH KUDOS: Groh serves as faculty member

HEALTH KUDOS: Groh serves as faculty member

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Local orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gordon Groh recently served as a member of the faculty at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago for a series of lectures on shoulder fractures and standard and reverse shoulder replacement surgery.

Orthopedic surgeons from around the country attended the program and received hands-on instruction from Groh.

Groh serves as faculty member at Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago

Hendersonville Times-News Article

From the Hendersonville Times-News

Orthopedic surgeon Dr, Gordon I. Groh was a lead speaker at the recent annual meeting of the Japanese Society for Fracture Repair in Fukuoka, Japan.

Some 2,000 Japanese orthopedists attended Dr. Groh’s presentation on new treatments for shoulder fractures. Dr. Groh is a board-certified specialist in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery and practices at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint.

The meeting in Japan was Dr. Groh’s first speaking engagement in that country. Prior to joining Blue Ridge Bone & Joint in 1995, he was a full-time faculty member and director of shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver.

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Dr. Gordon I. Groh addresses Japanese Orthopedists

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HEALTH KUDOS: Groh featured in international journal

HEALTH KUDOS: Groh featured in international journal

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Dr. Gordon Groh, an orthopedic surgeon at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, is the lead author of an article on treatment of periprosthetic shoulder factures to be published in February issue of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

HEALTH KUDOS: Groh gives lecture on shoulder surgery

HEALTH KUDOS: Groh gives lecture on shoulder surgery

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Dr. Gordon Groh, an orthopedic surgeon at Blue Ridge Bone and Joint, recently gave a presentation on treatment regimens for shoulder fractures at the Global Shoulder Society’s annual meeting in Toronto.

Groh also moderated a session on shoulder arthritis.

Groh is a specialist in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery.

He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine � Columbia.

Asheville Orthopaedic Surgeon Presents Lectures at Symposiums

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Dr. Gordon Groh, an orthopaedic surgeon at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, was a key presenter at Fracture Fixation symposiums held recently in St. Louis, Mo., and Baltimore, Md. Approximately 30 orthopaedic surgeons from the Midwest attended the St. Louis session, and Groh spoke to the same number of orthopaedic surgery residents from the East Coast at the Baltimore symposium.

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. selected Groh, who specializes in shoulder surgery, to address treatment of shoulder fractures using the company’s Global Fx Shoulder Fracture System. The lectures focused on treatment of proximal humeral fractures with intramedullary nailing and shoulder replacement. Groh demonstrated the techniques using a cadaver.

“Approximately four to five percent of adults in the United States have some sort of shoulder operation each year,” says Groh, who joined Asheville, N.C.-based Blue Ridge Bone & Joint in 1995. “These symposiums provide me an opportunity to discuss recent advancements in shoulder fracture treatment with other orthopaedic surgeons and physicians in training. The Global Fx system includes more options for component size and alignment jigs, which improve patient outcomes.”

A specialist in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery, Groh is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine-Columbia and completed a shoulder fellowship at the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as a hand surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Groh has also been awarded a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery, and he is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the North Carolina Orthopaedic Society and the North Carolina Hand Society.

Groh has delivered numerous research presentations on a variety of orthopaedic surgery topics and has contributed to dozens of orthopaedic-related publications. Groh also conducts product evaluations for DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Asheville Orthopaedic Surgeon Delivers Presentation at Symposium

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Dr. Gordon Groh, an orthopaedic surgeon at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, was a key presenter recently at the Fracture Fixation Symposium held in Celebration, Fla. The symposium was attended by approximately 30 orthopaedic surgeons from across the United States.

Groh, who specializes in shoulder surgery, was chosen by DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., to address treatment of a shoulder fracture using the company’s Global Fx Shoulder Fracture System. The system allows reconstruction of fractures using shoulder replacement surgery. Groh also demonstrated the system’s advantages using a cadaver.

“This symposium was an opportunity for me to present advancements in shoulder fracture treatment with other orthopaedic surgeons,” says Groh, who joined Blue Ridge Bone & Joint in 1995. “The Global Fx system offers numerous benefits, including more options for component size and alignment jigs, which improve patient outcomes.”

A specialist in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery, Groh is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine-Columbia and completed a shoulder fellowship at the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as a hand surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Groh has also been awarded a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery, and he is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the North Carolina Orthopedic Society and the North Carolina Hand Society.

Groh has delivered numerous research presentations on a variety of orthopaedic surgery topics and has contributed to dozens of orthopaedic-related publications. Groh also conducts product evaluations for DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.