PHILADELPHIA, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kenneth A. Kearns, Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon, shoulder and elbow specialist, and award-winning research physician has joined the Philadelphia Hand Center (PHC), internationally-renowned experts in orthopaedics of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow, and shoulder.
Dr. Kearns' expertise include advanced arthroscopic surgical procedures, joint replacements, minimally invasive surgical procedures, as well as comprehensive upper extremity fracture care from the forearm to the shoulder, including the clavicle (collar bone). "PHC continues to be recognized among medical teams, medical schools, and expert physician practitioners as the best in upper extremity treatment. By joining our all-star team, Dr. Kearns brings enhanced skills, further solidifying PHC's reputation at the forefront of advanced diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and surgical techniques," says Executive Director Andrew B. Cooney.
A graduate of Colby College and the University of Toledo School of Medicine, Kearns fine-tuned his skills at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Rothman Institute Shoulder and Elbow Orthopaedic Fellowship Program where he was recognized as a cutting-edge research physician, receiving multiple awards by both the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society.
In addition to office hours at PHC's King of Prussia, Lansdale, and Center City Philadelphia locations, Dr. Kearns will continue his academic and research interests in the advancement of shoulder and elbow orthopedic techniques through his role as Clinical Instructor at Thomas Jefferson University. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kearns, or for more information about PHC, please visit Handcenters.com or call 1-800-971-HAND (4263).
About The Philadelphia Hand Center
Established in 1973, The Philadelphia Hand Center (PHC) specializes in orthopaedics of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow, and shoulder. With multiple state-of-the-art full-service locations throughout southeast Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey, PHC is a group of world-renowned expert physician practitioners, certified hand therapists, and clinical and academic professors, researchers, leaders, and innovators who pursue the best techniques available for patients. In addition to their affiliation with Jefferson Health, PHC also has relationships with the region's leading universities, health systems, hospitals, and surgery centers with academic and clinical affiliations amid highly esteemed health systems, including Einstein and Crozer Keystone Health Systems in Pennsylvania, and Wills Eye, Virtua, and Lourdes Health Systems in New Jersey. Additionally, PHC established the internationally-acclaimed Hand Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF) in 1975 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation to promote research and education and disseminate information to physicians and therapists in this specialty, teaching and demonstrating cutting-edge techniques in upper extremity surgery and therapy.
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