Dr. Cathleen Raggio, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, presents a virtual educational program, Beyond the Bone: Recognizing the Common Signs of Uncommon Genetic Disorders, Friday, February 26, 2021, 10:30 am, ET.
Most skeletal dysplasias have a genetic component, yet many patients are diagnosed with skeletal dysplasias without confirmatory testing. Delayed or incomplete diagnoses can result in less-than-optimal patient outcomes, including potential surgical risks. Join us to learn the “red flag” signs and symptoms to watch for and how genetic testing can create better opportunities for disease-specific care.
Dr. Raggio has been a practicing orthopedic surgeon for over 30 years. She is the Orthopedic Director of the Kathryn O. and Alan C. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias at the Hospital for Special Surgery. She has been involved in many clinical trials and has been associated with several societies, including the Orthopedic Research Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. Her contributions extend beyond her practice and research, and she has been recognized with several awards that appreciate her role in raising awareness of skeletal dysplasias.
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