Athletic Hand Injuries – Lessons within this Course:
Welcome Message: Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
Lesson 1: 5 Most Common Athletic Hand Injuries
Faculty Member: Daniel Seigerman, MD
Dr. Seigerman is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the hand, wrist, and elbow. He treats fractures, arthritis, sports injuries, tendon injuries, peripheral nerve abnormalities, and many others. He attempts to treat each diagnosis without surgery, however, is trained to utilize the latest and most advanced surgical techniques when necessary. Dr. Seigerman earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Immediately afterwards, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, and followed with a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
Dr. Seigerman treats patients at Rothman Orthopaedics locations in New York. Please click here, for full biography.
Lesson 2: Understanding Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
Faculty Member: Asif llyas, MD FACS
Dr. Ilyas is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and orthopaedic trauma surgery. Dr. Ilyas has a particular interest in fracture surgery, nerve injury, opioids and pain management in orthopaedic surgery, and is considered an expert in “wide-awake hand surgery.” Dr. Ilyas also serves as the Consulting Hand Surgeon to both the Philadelphia 76’ers and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Dr. Ilyas treats patients at Rothman Orthopaedics locations in the Greater Philadelphia area. Please click here for full biography.