Paul Sethi, MD, was named one of Fairfield County’s Doctors of Distinction by Westfair Communications.
Dr. Sethi, a sports medicine specialist and orthopedic surgeon at ONS, will be presented with the Cutting Edge Award at the annual Fairfield County Doctors of Distinction Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 3. Dr. Sethi has received this recognition from Westfair Communications for his ongoing research into improving orthopedic surgical procedures and help in creating international orthopedic surgical standards.
As President of the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education, Dr. Sethi’s research has recently included the establishment of better methods for surgical skin preparation (cleaning) to lower the risk of surgical infection; development of a new technique to repair chronic or weakened biceps tendons; and the evaluation of surgical needles in tendon surgery to establish international guidelines on needle use. Additionally, Dr. Sethi has recently contributed a textbook chapter on shoulder fractures, and two chapters on treating elbow injuries in throwing athletes.