UnaSource Surgery Center was proud to welcome the International Traveling Fellows this past June! We were honored to have the unique opportunity to connect with these four Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeons from the other side of the world. To be included as a stop on their scholarly tour was an honor and a compliment for our premier Oakland County surgery center.
The Fellows visited us by way of the Asia-Pacific Knee Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Society (APKASS) and are being hosted here in the United States by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). We proudly welcomed this year’s four prestigious Fellows:
- Peter Meyers from Brisbane, Australia
- Phob Ganokroj from Bangkok, Thailand
- Erika Kholinne from Jakarta, Indonesia
- William Blakeney from Perth, Australia
It is our hope that they not only enjoyed their experience here at UnaSource, but that they also learned something from observing the excellence and efficiency of our medical staff.
“There’s nothing better than the academic comradery that is shared with friends from another continent,” said Dr. Guettler, who hosted the Fellows on their visit. “I was honored to welcome them on their tour, and I know that our team here at UnaSource looks forward to welcoming more of our friends from around the world in the future.”
Our guests received a full tour of UnaSource Surgery Center where they got the opportunity to witness our highly skilled team in action. They observed their host, Dr. Joseph Guettler, as he performed a variety of impressive arthroscopic and minimally invasive sports medicine surgeries. They also got to observe anesthesiologist Dr. Don Siwek as he performed state-of-the-art blocks and pain catheters, a procedure that is known to significantly decrease postoperative pain in patients.
The APKASS tour will visit several locations across the United States, including stops at William Beaumont Hospital, Vanderbilt University Hospital, the Cleveland Clinic, University of Iowa Hospital, and UCSF University Hospital. Their national tour will come to a close at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs in mid-July.
The UnaSource Surgery Center medical staff is made up of more than 60 renowned, board-certified surgeons and anesthesiologists. Its employed clinicians are certified in basic, advanced, and pediatric life-saving methods, and receive extensive industry training throughout each year. UnaSource Surgery Center performs procedures across multiple specialties and is a recognized leader in orthopedic care, including joint replacement and spine surgery. With outstanding standards for care, UnaSource has been recognized by national organizations for exceptional quality and is one of only a few in the country to receive an APEX Award by SPH Analytics for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction every year since 2009.
For more information about UnaSource Surgery Center, please call (248) 265-4600.