Shoulder lecture set for Aspen Valley Hospital |

Shoulder lecture set for Aspen Valley Hospital

Dr. Namdar Kazemi, a shoulder specialist and Aspen’s newest orthopedic surgeon, will present a free community lecture on common problems of the shoulder at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Aspen Valley Hospital.

Kazemi will discuss the rotator cuff and all that can go wrong, frozen shoulder, arthritis of the shoulder, fractures, acromioclavicular separations and instability of the shoulder. Kazemi joined OrthoAspen in the fall following a shoulder and elbow fellowship at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Other orthopedic lectures this season include:
• Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m. — “Problems of the Achilles Tendon,” Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi
• Feb. 8, noon — “Neck Pain: The Effects of Aging,” Dr. Stanley Gertzbein
• Feb. 15, 5:30 p.m. — “What’s New in Knee Replacement Surgery,” Dr. Leelee von Stade
• Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m. –” Management of Hip Arthritis,” Dr. Thea Wojtkowski, MD
For more information, call 544-1296.