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New York City Chapter Launch & Member Meeting

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Jun 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the official NYC Chapter, with new Chapter Director Jennifer Jo Brout! Light refreshments will be served. FSH Society Chief Development Officer Beth Johnston will also be on hand to answer questions.

Dr. Anthony Romeo is our guest speaker! He will talk about about the scapular surgery work that he performs, and discuss how people can access help in regard to general orthopedic issues that manifest with FSH.

Dr. Romeo currently serves as the Chief of Orthopaedics for Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s New York division.  He is a distinguished orthopaedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience working in academic medicine. Lifelong interests in science and sports have led Dr. Romeo to the use of the most advanced methods of restoring function of injured and arthritic shoulders and elbows in addition to treating sports related injuries and conditions. Dr. Romeo has designed and developed innovative advanced shoulder replacement systems for the treatment of arthritis. He is a renowned scholar who has authored over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and thirty chapters in orthopaedic textbooks. Moreover, he has served at the capacity of senior editor on several orthopaedics and sports medicine books and is the Chief Medical Editor of Orthopaedics Today. He has lectured extensively on advanced surgical techniques to surgeons at both national and international forums. 

He received his Medical Degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, and his shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.  Furthermore, he completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Our Location: Community Room – 185 West End Avenue at 69th street
The Community room is in the basement. Take the elevator to B and make a right out of the elevator to the end of the hall. There is a parking garage on West End between 66th and 67th and another on 70th street just off of West end between West End and Broadway (although there is a steep incline to walk up for this one).

Please note: When you arrive, tell the door man you are attending Jennifer Egert’s gathering in the community room. 

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Jun 9, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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