• Improving Pain Management after Orthopedic Surgery

    Pain management is greatly improved by a multiple modality approach used by Dr. Tauro and his anesthesia/pain management team. Spinal, rather than general, anesthesia is administered as its pain numbing effect lasts longer. Next, a tiny catheter, which continuously delivers pain medication, is inserted next to the sensory nerve by an anesthesiologist using ultrasound guidance.

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  • Dr. Tauro Named Chairman of the Orthopedic Learning Center of AANA

    Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD, has been named the Chairman of the Orthopedic Learning Center of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) in Chicago, where this new state-of-the-art surgical skills facility has opened. AANA is an international professional society of more than 4000 orthopaedic surgeons and other medical professionals who are committed to advancing the

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  • The Copernicus Project

    By Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD. Follow on Twitter. This month I flew to the new learning center for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) in Chicago where I am working to improve advanced arthroscopic surgical training. The Copernicus Project, named for the mathematician and astronomer who modeled the universe, will raise the standard for

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