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Oct 29, 2018

Today we speak with a champion!

As our Community Spotlight continues with the Arthritis Foundation and their signature event the Jingle Bell Run, we are here today with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein of Sarasota Orthopedic Associates and he is serving as Medical Champion for this year’s Jingle Bell Run. 

Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Silverstein is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained orthopedic surgeon who treats both adult and pediatric patients. His expertise covers orthopedic trauma of the upper and lower extremities, hip and knee joint arthritis, and sports medicine injuries.

Originally from West Virginia, Dr. Silverstein received his Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University and his Medical Degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, followed by additional fellowship training at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, FL.

Dr. Silverstein is trained in the latest orthopedic care of traumatic fractures. For patients with hip and knee arthritis, he offers both non-surgical and surgical options. Non-surgical options include physical therapy, custom bracing, medication management, cortisone and gel injections, platelet rich plasma (PRP), and stem cell therapies. When his patients require hip and knee replacement surgeries Dr. Silverstein may perform less invasive techniques including muscle sparing incisions, partial knee replacements, custom patient specific implants, and robotic assisted surgeries. 

During the course of his medical training, Dr. Silverstein was awarded numerous honors and has been published in medical journals. He is a frequent speaker throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties. He has offices in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Venice with hospital privileges at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

About the Jingle Bell Run

Now in its 23rd year, the Jingle Bell Run in one of the Arthritis Foundation’s signature events that is held nationwide during the month of December annually. 

This event provides a robust opportunity to partners to capitalize on the visibility and accessibility to the direct audience of the Arthritis Foundation which is comprised of community members including doctors, nurses, physical therapist, afflicted individuals and families suffering daily from arthritis.  (More info in the PDF download with this episode.)

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