• 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 travels to New Orleans & Peru to teach advanced orthopedics.

    Dr. Tauro leaves today for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in New Orleans, where he will oversee a course on the best teaching practices for orthopedic surgical instructors. He will be teaching the teachers the best way to teach! Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education

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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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  • Announcing New Surgical Education Videos & Research Page

    By Dr. Joseph Tauro. Follow on Twitter @OCSM_ I have been lucky enough to be teaching shoulder surgery at Rutgers Medical School for more than 25 years. This has also led to opportunities to teach nationally for the American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons , for the Arthroscopy Association of American and many other national and international

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