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Adam Torres and Alejandro Badia discuss “Healthcare from the Trenches.”

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Show Notes:

New book alert! In this episode,  Adam Torres and Alejandro Badia, MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer at OrthoNOW and Author of Healthcare from the Trenches: An inside account of the complex barriers in US Healthcare from the “provider” and patient perspective, explore Alejandro’s new book.

About Alejandro Badia 

Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon expert who was educated in Physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU. He trained in NYC, undertook a hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and followed that with an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg,Germany. He was formerly a Chief of Hand Surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami and remains a member of the ASSH, AAHS, AAOS as well as honorary member of many foreign hand surgery societies.

He leads an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and organizes a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons/therapists that is devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty. In 2008, he completed the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb encompassing digital radiography, MRI extremity imaging, Integra rehabilitation facility, OrthoNow walk in medical center and the Surgery Center at Doral.

He can be easily reached via www.drbadia.com, a patient education portal and website for hand surgeon academic exchange, or via (305) 227-HAND at the Badia Hand to ShoulderCenter. Created world class center for upper limb surgery including surgery center and therapy unit. Goal is to provide tertiary care to patients from all western hemisphere, particularly countries with less hand surgery accessibility

About OrthoNOW, LLC

OrthoNOW® is a network of specialized orthopedic care centers focused on sports medicine and the treatment and prevention of the full range of orthopedic chronic conditions and injuries, all on a walk-in basis. Services include treatment of arthritis and other chronic conditions, as well as injuries to the hand, wrist, foot, ankle, knee, hip, spine and shoulder. OrthoNOW offers preventative consultation, wellness programs, and regimens by experts in orthopedics. Today we are growing with proven health care leaders and entrepreneurial thinkers to join us at the ground level as we drive forward our national expansion. 

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