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Dr. Joseph Barker Selected to Lead National Hip Arthroscopy Webinar

Joseph U. Barker, MD of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic was selected to give a national talk on hip arthroscopy to sports medicine fellows around the country. This presentation was part of the Fellows Hip Arthroscopy Webinar series presented by Stryker. Dr. Barker was co-leader of this talk along with Dr. Thomas Wuerz who is the director of the hip preservation program at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA.

The title of Dr. Barker’s presentation was, “Essentials of Hip Arthroscopy: Patient Indications, X-ray Interpretation, Patient Positioning, Portal Placement, and Diagnostic Arthroscopy.” This presentation was given to orthopaedic surgeons who are currently in fellowship years around the country. These fellowships allow orthopaedic surgeons who have finished residency training, to obtain further knowledge in specific areas of patient care and additional surgical skills. This presentation was given live via the Zoom platform on Monday, April 20, 2020.

“This is obviously a very challenging time for everyone due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic. I was honored to have the chance to give this national webinar and provide some insight to orthopaedic surgeons around the country on the topic of hip arthroscopy ” said Dr. Joseph Barker. Dr. Barker is currently a team physician for the Carolina Hurricanes, NC State University men’s basketball, and Broughton High School.

About Joseph U. Barker, MD

Dr. Barker is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in Sports Medicine. His areas of expertise include sports medicine, shoulder, hip and knee arthroscopy, and cartilage restoration. Prior to joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in August 2010, he received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, where he was awarded a Howard Hughes Fellowship for his orthopaedic research. He completed his internship and residency at Cornell University/Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and then was selected for a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. For further details on Dr. Barker, please visit: www.josephbarkermd.com or to schedule an appointment, please call: (919) 781-5600.

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