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Latest News On Hawaii Orthopedic Association

Hawaiian Pediatric Symposium – Friday, February 5th, 2016

More Information and Schedule Tripler Orthopaedics is excited to welcome Dr. George Thompson, Dr. Alain Dimeglio, and Dr. Scott Mubarak to Hawaii. Dr. George Thompson is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University and serves as the Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Thompson graduated

Foot and Ankle Grand Rounds – Friday, November 20, 2015

More Information Tripler Orthopaedics is excited to welcome Dr. Paul Juliano to Hawaii for Foot and Ankle Grounds. Dr. Juliano is Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Director at Penn State Hershey, as well as the Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship Director. He received Medical Degree from Georgetown, his residency training at Bethesda National Naval Medical Center, and his fellowship training at Union Memorial

AAOS Communication Skills Mentoring Program – 22 Jan 2016

More Information Tripler Orthopaedics is excited to welcome Dr. Dwight Burney to Hawaii. Dr. Burney is a retired Orthopaedic surgeon who is Chair of the Section on Safety Education, Patient Safety Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a national faculty member for the Institute for Healthcare Communication and a Team STEPPS Master Trainer.

Kuba Sweeps WOA Resident Awards

University of Hawai`i Orthopaedic Resident Megan H. Murai Kuba, MD swept the resident research competition at the 78th Annual Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) meeting held in July on the Big Island of Hawai`i. She took top honors in the poster competition for her study “Pediatric Access to Care – A Look at Orthopaedic Access in the State of Hawai`i,” which demonstrated
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