Dr. Alejandro Badia of the MIAMI HAND CENTER recently returned from Salta, Northern Argentina where he was the invited american guest of the Argentinian Association for Hand Surgery. He lectured on various topics including elbow reconstruction, flexor tendon surgery innovations and athletic injuries of the wrist and hand. He also performed cadaver surgery demonstrations in wrist and elbow arthroscopy at the SLAOT (Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Ortopedia y Traumatologia) annual meeting in Margarita, Venezuela from October 18-23rd. This followed recent participation in the SICOT meeting, an international orthopedic surgery organization, that met this year in Havana, Cuba where Dr. Badia was part of a small contingency of american surgeons.
In the News section:
A two part story on Arthroscopic treatment of tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) recently featured Dr. Alejandro Badia of the Miami Hand Center which was presented on noticiero Telemundo. He also discussed microsurgical treatment of ring avulsion injuries on Channel 7 news after a recent case that was transferred via air ambulance from the florida keys to Baptist Hospital.
Dr. Badia also presented the physicians’ perspective regarding medical liability reform and Amendment 3 on “Que Opina Usted” a talk show aired nightly via TeleMiami, channel 33.