Brazilian surgeon visits Louisville to share knowledge with local surgeons

The Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (CMKI), a world-renowned nonprofit education and research organization located in Louisville, KY, is hosting Osvandre Lech, MD as the Harold E. Kleinert and Joseph E. Kutz Visiting Professor for 2012. He is Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department at the IOT and San Vincent University Hospital in Brazil, the former president of the Brazilian Orthopaedic Society (2011), and a member of the Brazilian Hand Society (2001), Brazilian Shoulder Society (1993-1994), and the Latin-American Shoulder and Elbow Society (1998).

As visiting professor, Dr. Lech is giving several lectures during the week of November 5-9. Topics include Distal Radius Fracture – Following the Principles, What Really Changed the History of Medicine, Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist, Rizartrosis, The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Rotator Cuff Disease, Clavicle Fractures, and Scaphoid (Nonuion and Malunion), Lunate (Kienbock’s). Each lecture Monday through Thursday begins at 6:30am on the 6th floor of the Christine M. Kleinert Institute Conference Center, located at 225 Abraham Flexner Way. The lecture on Friday will be held during Grand Rounds at the University of Louisville.


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