October 4, 2013

Wright State Orthopaedics will offer an educational session about common conditions of the front part of the foot on Oct. 15

footDAYTON—Wright State Orthopaedics will offer an educational session about common conditions of the front part of the foot on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., in Classroom 1 on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians building on the campus of Wright State University (725 University Blvd.). The session is free and open to the public.

Michael Barnett Jr., M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of undergraduate orthopaedic education in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, will review many common conditions, including bunions, hammertoes and neuromas, growths or tumors of nerve tissues. He will identify strategies for managing these conditions non-surgically. He also will explain operative interventions for these conditions.

He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. A graduate of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, he completed his residency at Akron General Hospital in Akron, Ohio, and a fellowship at Portland Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center in Portland, Maine.

In addition to the October educational session, Wright State Orthopaedics will offer its next educational session on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Wright State Physicians building. Matthew DiPaola, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, will speak about “Shoulder Pain and You: Three Painful Shoulder Conditions With More Than One Good Treatment Option.”

For more information or to register for the event, contact Cindy Dempsey at csdempsey@premierhealth.com or (937) 208-2128.