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ARTHROSCOPIC ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR

February 9, 2017 in OADOC Blog

ARTHROSCOPIC ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR

Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain and disability.  While most tears are due chronic wear in middle-aged and older patients, they can also be caused by trauma in younger patients.  Patients usually complain of shoulder pain to the top and side of their shoulder and report difficulty with overhead activities.  The rotator cuff functions to provide stability for the shoulder as it is moved throughout it’s wide range of motion by the other muscles of the shoulder.  Any disruption to the tendon can cause significant weakness...

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Dr. Alan Rechter Performs Three, First Of A Kind, Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Surgeries At OakBend Health System

December 1, 2016 in What's New

Dr. Alan Rechter Performs Three, First Of A Kind, Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Surgeries At OakBend Health System

Dr. Alan Rechter has successfully completed three, first of a kind, outpatient Total Joint replacement surgeries at OakBend Health System’s Metro Ortho and Spine Surgery Center. Until fairly recently, outpatient Total Joint replacements were rare. Now, because of advances in anesthesia, pain control and surgical techniques, outpatient Total Joint replacements are becoming a viable option for many patients. Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) offer the same surgical team, anesthesia and implants as found in a more traditional hospital setting;...

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Dr. Gregory P. Harvey was featured on Fox-26

January 28, 2016 in What's New

Dr. Gregory P. Harvey was featured on Fox-26

Humble Surgical Hospital’s Dr. Gregory Harvey was recently featured on FOX-26 TV’s morning news Health Watch. He discussed orthopedic needs for runners in conjunction with the marathon and half marathon that took place over the weekend in Houston. This was a wonderful opportunity to share news with the greater Houston area about our hospital and we thank Dr. Harvey for taking the time to participate in the...

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Dr. Harvey named 2014 Texas SuperDoctors®

January 1, 2015 in What's New

Dr. Harvey named 2014 Texas SuperDoctors®

Dr. Gregory P. Harvey has been named by Texas Super Doctors® as one of the top doctors in Texas for 2014. The number of doctors receiving this honor is limited to approximately five percent of the region’s active physicians. Each year, MSP Communications undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a survey of doctors, independent evaluation of candidates by the research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good standing and disciplinary check. As a part of this evaluation, physicians are asked...

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Orthopaedic Associates Adds Justin Chronister, M.D. to Practice

August 5, 2014 in What's New

Orthopaedic Associates Adds Justin Chronister, M.D. to Practice

Orthopaedic Associates is proud to add Justin Chronister, M.D. to their practice. Dr. Chronister practices general orthopaedics, which includes treatment of all types of sports related injuries, arthritic conditions and complex traumatic injuries of the extremities. Additionally, he specializes in less invasive and arthroscopic surgical techniques for conditions of the shoulder, elbow, knee and hip. Dr. Chronister will officially start with Orthopaedic Associates on August 18th. Dr. Chronister is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon and a...

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Which Houston Hospitals do Best in Surgery?

August 7, 2013 in What's New

Which Houston Hospitals do Best in Surgery?

HOUSTON — When you need to have surgery, how do you know which hospital is the best? Consumer Reports came out with its first-ever comparison of hospitals and how they do in surgery, and the big and famous hospitals didn’t do the best. Consumer Reports rated nearly 2,500 hospitals for common surgical procedures. They used medicare billing records and compared 27 kinds of surgeries, including hip and knee replacement, back surgery and surgery to clear blocked arteries. “We rated hospitals based on the percent of Medicare...

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Surgeon stays active with U.S. Olympic Skiing Team

July 13, 2013 in What's New

Surgeon stays active with U.S. Olympic Skiing Team

Dr. Harvey continues as U.S. Ski Team surgeon.

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Spine surgeon backs least-invasive method

July 11, 2013 in What's New

Spine surgeon backs least-invasive method

Dr. Navin Subramanian operates Orthopaedic Associates LLP in Bellaire, the oldest ongoing orthopedic group in Houston. He says most spinal conditions can be treated without surgery, but when it is necessary, he performs them at Humble Surgical Hospital. “I at-tempt to use the least-invasive techniques available,” he said. “This generally allows most patients a quicker return to both work and enjoyable activities.” Download the PDF file...

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Dr. Harvey acknowledged in “Ultimate Kingwood” – Surgeon minds bedside manners

June 13, 2013 in What's New

Dr. Harvey acknowledged in “Ultimate Kingwood” – Surgeon minds bedside manners

by Mark DeHaven Seeing patients at Orthopaedic Associates LLP, performing surgeries at Grand Texas Surgery Center, PLLC and HHS Joint Venture, teaching at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center and acting as team physician for the U.S. Olympic freestyle ski team, Dr. Gregory Harvey is a busy man. Harvey enjoys his relationship with Grand Texas Surgery Center, PLLC and HHS Joint Venture, where he performs surgeries for patients he sees at his practice. “The hospital staff is very oriented toward patient comfort and recovery from...

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Dr. Gregory Harvey awarded for his participation in Texas

June 1, 2013 in What's New

Dr. Gregory Harvey awarded for his participation in Texas

HealthTap is an Interactive Health company, founded by Stanford graduate in 2010. HealthTap’s stated mission is to provide personalized health information and to connect patients and doctors worldwide around the most basic interaction in health care: the medical question and answer. Download the PDF file...

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