Sports Medicine Discussion

New Orthopaedic Surgeons/Specialists in Sports Medicine Join ONS in Greenwich

Sports Medicine
Dr. Tim Greene, Specialist is Hip Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
Dr. Tim Greene, Specialist is Hip Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
Dr. Katherine Vadasdi, Specialist in Shoulder and Elbow and Sports Medicine
Dr. Katherine Vadasdi, Specialist in Shoulder and Elbow and Sports Medicine

Dr. Tim Greene is fellowship trained in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy, an innovative technique that has revolutionized the treatment of various hip problems. He graduated Princeton University and earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia. He performed a residency in orthopaedics at Emory University and served as associate team physician to the athletic teams at Georgia Tech. Dr. Greene completed fellowship training at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado under the direction of Dr. Marc Philippon. While there, he served as associate team physician for the U.S. Ski Team.

Dr. Greene’s interest in sports medicine derives from his ongoing personal interest in sports. In college, he played varsity football, served as team captain and earned numerous awards for outstanding athletic achievement.

Dr. Vadasdi is fellowship-trained in the shoulder and elbow, and in sports medicine. She graduated Dartmouth College and earned her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. She performed a residency in orthopaedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York and completed fellowship training in shoulder, elbow and sports medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics.

Dr. Vadasdi’s area of medical specialty also reflects her personal interests. In college, she played varsity squash and field hockey. She is an accomplished triathlete and recently completed her second Ironman competition in Brazil. In addition, Dr. Vadasdi is an alpine climber and has ascended Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Rainier and the Grand Teton, among others.

Sports medicine is one of the fastest growing medical fields within which, physicians often specialize in a number of sub-specialties including the shoulder and elbow, hip and knee, and foot and ankle.  Sports medicine specialists deal with the treatment and preventive care of athletes, both amateur and professional. Participation in all forms of physical activity at all levels is an important part of everyday life, and offers numerous proven benefits to health and quality of life. Sports medicine physicians are playing an increasing role in helping to keep people healthy and active.

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