• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media - Orthopedics

August 16, 2010

Richard Berger, M.D., Ph.D.
Daniel Berry, M.D.
Diane Dahm, M.D.
Bruce Levy, M.D.
Mary O’Connor, M.D.
John Sperling, M.D.
Michael Stuart, M.D.
Robert Trousdale, M.D.

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Richard Berger, M.D., Ph.D., a specialist in hand surgery and upper extremity arthritis

  • Works with professional athletes in baseball, tennis, hockey, golf and several other sports
  • Orthopedic surgeon for Philadelphia Phillies’ outfielder Jayson Werth
  • President, American Association for Hand Surgery, 2004
  • Chair, Division of Hand Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Founding Chair, La Federación de Mano (a Congress of all hand surgery professional societies in North and Central America)

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media, including USA Today.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Daniel Berry, M.D., a specialist in hip and knee surgery/replacement

  • Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Vice President, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Past President, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Member, Hip Society and Knee Society
  • Author of more than 120 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and local and national print media, including The New York Times and Reuters.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Diane Dahm, M.D., a specialist in sports injuries to the knee and shoulder, with special interest in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, meniscal tears and labral tears

  • Olympics Team Physician, Salt Lake City Games
  • Consultant, Minnesota Twins major league baseball team
  • Member
    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
    • Arthroscopy Association of North American (AANA)
    • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Bruce Levy, M.D., an expert in sports medicine, arthroscopy and knee reconstruction

  • Physician for U.S. Ski and Snow Board Association
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine; International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedics Sports Medicine
  • Actively involved in National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded multicenter trials
  • Author of more than 40 scientific articles
  • Speaks English and French

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media, including Associated Press, CNN and Reuters.

Sample Interviews:

MedPage Today

Mayo Clinic: Is Early Reconstruction Necessary for All ACL Tears?

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Mary O’Connor, M.D., a specialist in women’s orthopedic health, hip and knee replacement surgery, and limb-salvage surgery for bone and soft-tissue tumors

  • Chair, Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Florida
  • Member of the Olympic rowing team in 1980 when the U.S. boycotted the Olympic Games; was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for being a team member
  • President, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • President-elect, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
  • Board of Trustees, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • Past President, International Society of Limb Salvage
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health, 2007-present
  • Past Chair, Women's Health Issues Advisory Board, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003-2009

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local print and broadcast media.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Cindy Nelson (904-953-2299)

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John Sperling, M.D., a specialist in shoulder injuries and surgery

  • Published extensively on shoulder replacement, rotator cuff injuries and effects of video games and Wii games on joints
  • Author of over 100 scientific publications

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print media, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Arthritis Today.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Relief for Early Shoulder Arthritis

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Michael Stuart, M.D.

  • Physician, U.S. Men's Olympic Team, 2010
  • Member, Education Committee, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2008–present
  • Member, Medical Committee, International Ice Hockey Federation, 2005–present
  • Consultant, National Hockey League (NHL) Players Association, 2004–present
  • Chief Medical Officer, USA Hockey, 2001–present

Media Experience:

Interview experience with national print media.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (507-284-5005)

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Robert Trousdale, M.D., an expert in adult hip and knee reconstructive surgery, hip dysplasia, joint preservation surgery, musculoskeletal infections

  • Author of more than 105  scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local print and broadcast and national broadcast media.

Sample interview:

Mayo Clinic: Studies Squeaky Hip Implants

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bryan Anderson (505-284-5005)

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