Welcome to Injuries to M.D.!

Welcome! I am so glad you stopped by to Injuries to M.D.! My name is Lucy and I am a rising sophomore studying Human Health Sciences with a pre-medical focus! 221 more words

About Me

Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS

Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS, is a well-versed orthopedic surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Prima CARE Orthopaedics in Fall River, Massachusetts, and also at Coastal Orthopaedics across Massachusetts and Rhode Island. 251 more words

Coastal Orthopaedics

FindaTopDoc Profile

Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS, attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and was awarded his medical degree in 1984. His surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency followed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, Massachusetts (1984-1989). 212 more words

Coastal Orthopaedics

Limb Salvage Surgery for Osteosarcoma: A Fight Against Bone Cancer

A 16 year old boy with Osteosarcoma of Tibia Neoadjuvant chemotherapy Surgery: Wide Resection and Megaprosthesis Joint Replacement Surgery Adjuvant chemotherapy


Osteosarcoma is the malignant bone tumor that arises from primitive mesenchymal bone-forming cells, and its histologic hallmark is the production of malignant osteoid. 361 more words

Knee Replacement Surgery

I Believe It's Called Jogging, or Yogging With a Soft "J"

He goes on to say, “Apparently you just run… for an extended period of time. It’s wild.” 

You got that right, Ron. It’s the “extended period of time” part that I’m working on now. 619 more words


Philhealth Benefits and More Part 4: Z Benefit Packages (Orthopedic Surgery, Renal Failure, Cancer)

The fourth and final installment of our series on Philhealth benefits will focus on orthopedic surgeries, renal diseases, and other types of cancer.  When availing of these benefits, it is best to see a Philhealth representative at the hospital where you are confined or call their Action Center number at 02-447-7442. 532 more words