Dr. Groh Nominated By the American Society for Surgery of the Hand to Spearhead Orthopedic Manufacturers Industrial Relations Committee

Asheville orthopedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD has been selected by The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), to spearhead a new educational partnership between the society and manufacturers. Dr. Groh has been assigned key contacts within the industry and will report on progress at the annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in Austin, TX.

Dr. Groh Chairs Scientific Session on Reverse Shoulder Replacement for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Meeting

Asheville orthopedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD was reappointed to the Shoulder and Elbow Program Committee for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Groh has served in this capacity during the past two years. As his next task, Dr. Groh will lead the evaluation of the scientific program regarding reverse shoulder replacement at the annual AAOS meeting. The meeting will be held in Orlando FL and has over 10,000 orthopedic surgeons from around the world registered for attendance. Dr. Groh was an evaluator for the inclusion of presentations at this meeting and their subsequent publication.

Dr. Groh Featured Speaker for Shoulder Fracture Symposium Sponsored by Acumed

February 15, 2016

Asheville orthopedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD has been selected to present an educational workshop by Acumed, a leading orthopedic implant company. The workshop will focus on fractures of the shoulder and clavicle with Dr. Groh delivering key lectures on the subject material. Dr. Groh will also lead a lab to demonstrate the surgical techniques from the lecture material. Orthopedic surgeons from throughout the east coast as well as surgical residents have registered for the course.

For more information about Dr. Groh, or to Request an Appointment-call Asheville Orthopedic Associates at 828-252-7331, or visit www.DrGordonGroh.com.

Dr. Groh Featured Speaker for Shoulder Fracture Symposium Sponsored by Acumed

Asheville orthopedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD has been selected to present an educational workshop by Acumed, a leading orthopedic implant company. The workshop will focus on fractures of the shoulder and clavicle with Dr. Groh delivering key lectures on the subject material. Dr. Groh will also lead a lab to demonstrate the surgical techniques from the lecture material. Orthopedic surgeons from throughout the east coast as well as surgical residents have registered for the course.

Dr. Groh and Springer Publishing Finalize Author Participation for Book “Clavicle Injuries”

July 28, 2015: Asheville orthopaedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD and Springer publishing www.springer.com based in New York City have finalized an author participation selection for the book entitled “Clavicle Injuries.” Dr. Groh has been selected by Springer Publishing as the Editor in Chief for the book and he will also write a chapter on sternoclavicular injuries. Dr. Groh has drawn on his extensive contacts in shoulder surgeons across North America to achieve an array of internationally renowned physicians. The author’s institutions include Harvard, Duke, Emory and the University of Toronto among other acclaimed locations. The book is scheduled for publication in 2016.

For a list of authors please visit: https://www.drgordongroh.com/media/pdfs/clavicle_book_table_of_contentsand_authors.pdf

Dr. Groh Recertifies in Clinical Research

July 28, 2015: Asheville orthopaedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD completed recertification and reexamination in clinical research. The course is sponsored by the University of Florida. Completion of 15 educational modules coupled with a unit examination is required for recertification. Dr. Groh is the chief clinical investigator for two national, prospective, randomized studies investigating the efficacy of should replacements and elbow replacements. In addition, Dr. Groh has ongoing research and funding applications regarding rotator cuff tears and revision reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

Dr. Groh Signs Product Development Agreement with ConMed/Liventech

July 26, 2015:Asheville orthopaedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD signed a product development agreement with Conmed, based in Tampa, Fl. Dr. Groh has developed unique intellectual property related to soft tissue reattachment in the shoulder. Dr. Groh has filed a patent application with the US Patent Office.The application is also available on the USPTO website at uspto.gov/patft/. The application is available via the link http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220150190130%22.PGNR.&OS=DN/20150190130&RS=DN/20150190130

Dr. Groh has been selected as the Chief Designer for the design team.

Dr. Groh asked to Review Second Round of Scientific Manuscripts for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Meeting

July 26, 2015:Asheville orthopaedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD was reappointed to the Shoulder and Elbow Program Committee for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Groh has served in this capacity during the past two years. As his next task, Dr. Groh will lead the evaluation of scientific proposals submitted to the AAOS. This second round of manuscripts will be evaluated for their suitability of inclusion on the final program. The top rated manuscripts will be slated for presentation at the 2016 AAOS annual meeting in Orlando, FL. Dr. Groh will chair a scientific session at the meeting.

Dr. Groh Nominated to Serve as Examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Asheville orthopedic surgeon Gordon I. Groh, MD has been selected by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) to serve as an examiner in the board certification process which all orthopedic surgeons in the United States must participate. Dr. Groh will examine both orthopedic surgeons in practice as well as those who have recently completed training. The examination is set to be held over 5 days in Chicago with Dr. Groh asked to participate based on his unique position in shoulder surgery and hand surgery.

Dr. Groh Selected as Local Chairman for International Shoulder Surgeons Meeting

July 20, 2015: The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons www.ases-assn.org will hold their 24th closed international meeting in Asheville. The meeting, open only to American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons will be hosted at the Grove Park Inn. Dr. Groh was recommended to serve as a local host for the meeting by the current President of the society. Dr. Groh was invited into membership of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons based on his record of excellence in shoulder surgery, teaching, research and training. He was then promoted from associate membership to full membership based on his continuing record of excellence in these areas. Dr. Groh also serves as the assistant editor for the official scientific journal of the society The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery www.jshoulderelbow.org/