American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons New Members Announced
OVERVIEW:In July 2018, Cyrus M. Press, MD was elected to join the ranks of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) as a Candidate Member. Candidate membership in ASES is a privilege and an honor only awarded to young orthopaedic surgeons who have completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery, elbow surgery, and/or sports medicine. Membership is by invitation only and candidates must demonstrate active involvement in scientific and clinical orthopaedic education and be recommended by his/her Fellowship Program Director.
Dr. Press, in his fourth year in practice in Woodbridge, VA, has a promising career ahead of him being recognized with such a national honor. Congratulations to Dr. Press on becoming a Candidate Member of the society.
“ASES is a remarkable collection of like-minded surgeons, and researchers who, through their collaboration and the sharing of techniques and outcomes, work together to solve the most complicated and pressing shoulder and elbow disorders. Founded on the premise that by such sharing of ideas we can determine the most efficient, cost effective, high quality shoulder and elbow care” said Dr. Robert Bell, ASES Past-President.
The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons was created to enhance the study of shoulder and elbow surgery and to foster advances in the field, serving as an educational body responsible for scientific programs and advances.
The Mission of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons is to support quality shoulder and elbow care through the ethical practice of leadership, medical education, research and quality, and patient advocacy.
The Vision of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons is to be the world leader and educator of evidence-based and cost-effective shoulder and elbow care.
Visit ASES and its Find a Surgeon Directory at:http://www.ases-assn.org
Dr. Cyrus M. Press, Orthopedic Surgeon, as he prepares for and explains Reverse Shoulder Replacement at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
Ernie Krapfl is avid table tennis player.
But, the 74-year-old’s game was nearly derailed by a severe shoulder injury.
“I had been losing a lot of sleep because of the pain. I had a separation and a torn rotator cuff,” he explains.
Mr. Harris had been suffering from chronic, painful shoulder arthritis. After finding no relief through other avenues, in November 2015, Mr. Harris met Dr. Cyrus Press, an orthopedic surgeon at NoVa Orthopedic and Spine Care, a division of The Centers for Advanced Orthopedics. Dr. Press performs shoulder replacement surgeries at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center.