CANFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrian Lee Butler, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Leading Hand Surgeon in the state of Ohio.
Dr. Butler serves as a Hand Surgeon at Mercy Health Physicians. He brings over 15 years of field experience to his role, and he specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, especially the diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries.
"Always do what is right for the patient," Dr. Butler said when asked his professional philosophy. "Always have the patient's best interest at heart."
According to its website, Mercy Health is "a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky." "With more than 34,000 employees in eight regions, [we're] one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. At each one of [our] more than 450 points of care, we deliver high-quality, compassionate care with one united purpose: to help [our] patients be well in mind, body and spirit."
To further his professional development, he is a member of the Ohio Orthopedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, The American Association for Surgery of the Hand and The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Florida Orthopedic Society, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society, Pennsylvania Medical Association, American Medical Association, and, finally, the Indiana University Juggling Club.
Dr. Butler has also had numerous articles and case studies published with various publishers and Journals. A few of these include "Distal Phalanx Fractures and Finger Tip Crush Injuries." Published in Ring D, Cohen MS eds. Hand and Wrist Fractures (New York: Mercel Dekker, 2004), "Arthroscopic Wafer Resection" In: Slutsky & Osterman eds. Distal Radius Fractures and Carpal Injury Published in The Cutting Edge (Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2007), and "Management of Acute & Chronic Tendinopathy in the Athlete" published in Grham & Hunt eds. Contemporary Management of the Athlete's Hand & Wrist (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007), as well others.
Additionally, he is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, Certified by American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (2006), and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He is also Certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support by American Heart Association, Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support, and in 'Fundamentals of Critical Care Support'. Furthermore, Dr. Butler has passed multiple US Medical Licensing Examinations.
Due to outstanding work in his field, Dr. Butler has won numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Some of these include the North Central Academic Excellence Award (1990, 92, 93), Boehringer Mannheim Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Scholarship (1993), Indiana University Residents Scholarship (1993-97), Golden Key Honor Society (Inducted 1994), Franklin T. Mathers, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (Inducted 1996), R.J. Grim Memorial Scholarship (Summer 1996), Allegheny General Hospital Department of Orthopedics Research Award (2005 & 2006).
Dr. Butler earned his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Indiana University, where he graduated with Honors, and minored in Mathematics and German in 1997. Soon after, in 2001, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine before completing his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Allegheny General Hospital's Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Additionally, he completed a Hand Surgery Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University at the Philadelphia Hand Center in 2007.
When not working, Dr. Butler enjoys hiking, fishing and numerous other outdoor activities. He dedicates this recognition to his mentor, Dr. Mark Baratz, who is the hand surgeon who "planted the seed" that led him to enter the field.
For more information, visit www.mercy.com
Contact: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634, [email protected]
SOURCE Continental Who's Who