2016 Joint Replacement Symposium


Considering Joint Replacement Surgery?

If severe joint pain is interfering with your enjoyment of daily life, come hear orthopedic surgeons Frank Ennis, MD, Brian Kavanagh, MD and Seth Miller, MD, from ONS and Greenwich Hospital joint replacement specialists present an informative and comprehensive panel discussion about the latest advances in joint replacement surgery. From your first office appointment through surgery and recovery, you will learn what to expect before, during and after the procedure. Topics will include computer-assisted surgery, minimally-invasive & muscle sparing techniques, pain management and physical rehabilitation. There will be an opportunity to have your questions answered following the presentation.

ONS Docs Included in Castle Connolly New York Top Doctors Guide, 17th edition

14 Specialists from ONS included in New York Area Medical Guide Book top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area.

Fourteen physicians from Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) on Valley Drive are included in the latest edition of Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Metro Area guidebook. The resource directory, which is in its seventeenth edition, is a guide to finding the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. It details information on over 6,400 physicians in 65 specialties. Physicians profiled in the guide were nominated by their peers and screened by a research team at Castle Connolly.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are nominated by their peers including physicians and hospital executives throughout the New York metropolitan region in an online survey process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs. Nominated physicians are selected by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more.

ONS physicians included in the 17th edition of the guide are neurosurgeons Paul Apostolides, MD; Mark Camel, MD;  Amory Fiore, MD; and Scott Simon, MD, orthopedic surgeons Michael Clain, MD; John Crowe, MD; James Cunningham, MD; Frank Ennis, MD; Steven Hindman, MD; Brian Kavanagh, MD; Seth Miller, MD; Paul Sethi, MD; and Katie Vadasdi, MD and physiatrist Jeffrey Heftler, MD.

“We congratulate our physicians who have been recognized as ‘Top Doctors’ by Castle Connolly,” said hand and wrist specialist Dr. John Crowe. “Having fourteen of our fine doctors included in this authoritative guide is a reflection of the commitment and quality of excellence of all our physicians and entire staff at ONS. The multidisciplinary nature of ONS makes it possible to provide patients with access to the most advanced care available in orthopedics, neurosurgery and physiatry.”

Survey recipients are asked to nominate those doctors who, in their judgment, are the best in their field and related fields– especially those to whom they would refer their own patients and family members.

Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists PC (ONS) is an advanced multi-specialty orthopedic and neurosurgery practice in Greenwich, CT. ONS physicians provide expertise in sports medicine, minimally invasive orthopaedic, spine and brain surgery, joint replacement and trauma. For more information, please visit www.onsmd.com.

Joint Replacement Educational Seminar by ONS Orthopedic Surgeons on March 28rd

Joint Replacement specialists Dr. Frank Ennis and Dr. Brian Kavanagh


Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Frank Ennis and Dr. Brian Kavanagh will be the featured physicians at the Greenwich Hospital Joint Replacement Update on Wednesday, March, 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The free seminar takes place at the Greenwich Library Cole Auditorium at 101 West Putnam Avenue. The two joint replacement specialists will present comprehensive information on hip and knee replacement surgeries and talk about how materials and techniques have changed in recent years. Greenwich Hospital Nurse Navigator Tori Kroll, RN; Physical Therapist Deborah O’Donnell, DPT; and Anesthesiologist Mark Chrostowski will discuss ways to prepare for surgery, pain management and what to expect from the recovery and rehabilitation process. The seminar is open to the public. Registration is required. To register, call (203) 863-4277 or (888)305-9253. The Joint Replacement Update will also be made available online after April 11 at www.greenhosp.org and www.onsmd.com.

Many people suffer from severe pain caused by arthritis, a fracture or other conditions that make common activities such as walking, putting on shoes and socks or getting in and out of a car, extremely difficult. Today, over 600,000 hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Deciding if and when it’s time to consider joint replacement surgery are important decisions. Continue reading “Joint Replacement Educational Seminar by ONS Orthopedic Surgeons on March 28rd”