Department News Archive


FDA staff tours UNMC's orthopaedic implant lab -- UNMC Today (December 15, 2017)

 Perry Initiative bridges the gap -- UNMC Today (November 29, 2017)

 Omaha hosts The Hip Society -- UNMC Today (October 13, 2017)

 Paul Esposito, MD receives pediatric orthopaedic honor -- UNMC Today (October 4, 2017)

Sean McGarry, MD named to Neff Chair -- UNMC Today (May 22, 2017)

Nebraska Medicine's Transformational Thinking -- BOSS Magazine (March 2017)

Lauritzen Outpatient Center Project Managers Reflect on Opening -- Nebraska Medicine blog (February 1, 2017)

 Schoolwork in small doses (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- Omaha World Herald (January 29, 2017)

Biomechanics in the Community: Empowering Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers -- UNO College of Education News (January 13, 2017)


Aiden's Final Radiation Treatment (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- Nebraska Medicine YouTube (December 12, 2016)

Media Coverage of the 2016 opening of the Lauritzen Outpatient Center:

Closing Time at the University Tower ORs (with Dr. Curtis Hartman) -- Nebraska Medicine YouTube (November 23, 2016)

Total Elbow Replacement: New Infection Prevention Protocol (with Dr. Philipp Streubel) -- Orthopaedics This Week (October 24, 2016)

Orthopaedic research relocating to new lab space -- UNMC Today (October 20, 2016)

Aiden's First Prosthesis (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- Nebraska Medicine YouTube (September 27, 2016)

Scott family tours Lauritzen Outpatient Center -- UNMC Today (August 31, 2016)

I Wouldn’t Trade My Orthopaedic Surgeons for All the Money in the World (with Dr. Mark Dietrich and Dr. Curtis Hartman) -- Nebraska Medicine blog (July 11, 2016) 

Nebraska Medicine hits home run at the Omaha Baseball Village -- Nebraska Medicine YouTube (July 4, 2016)

Providing extraordinary care to world-class athletes -- Nebraska Medicine Facebook page (June 27, 2016)

In his arm is the beauty of the game (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- Omaha World-Herald (June 26, 2016)

Native American youth enjoy SEPA camp (with Ramona Zephier, PA-C) -- UNMC Today (June 15, 2016)

Olympian speaks at orthopaedic graduation -- UNMC Today (June 15, 2016)

2016 Orthopaedic resident graduation -- UNMC Today (June 8, 2016)

Nebraska Medicine nurse saves father with quick thinking after diagnosis (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- KETV (May 29, 2016)

Dr. Susan Scherl recognized as a pioneer in pediatric orthopaedics -- UNMC Today (May 13, 2016)

Care Team Celebrates Patient's Birthday (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- Nebraska Medicine NOW (April 12, 2016)

A Sneak Peak: Lauritzen Outpatient Center & Fritch Surgery Center -- Nebraska Medicine NOW (April 5, 2016)

Orthopaedic residents shine in national exam -- UNMC Today (April 1, 2016)

Orthopaedic Surgery hosts traveling fellowship - UNMC Today (March 17, 2016)

Dr. Ross Mathiasen, Primary Care Sports Medicine physician, joins Nebraska Medicine -- Points of Care (Winter 2016 Issue) / Nebraska Medicine 

Department Profile: Orthopaedic Surgery -- InterCOM Newsletter (February 2016)

Community Embraces Team Aiden (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- KNOP News 2 North Platte (January 28, 2016)

One Man, Two Hip Replacements and 75,500 Miles (with Dr. Beau Konigsberg) -- Nebraska Medicine NOW (January 10, 2016)

Kevin Garvin, MD, to serve as president for The Hip Society in 2017 -- UNMC For The Record (January 8, 2016)

New Lease on Life for the New Year (with Dr. Curtis Hartman) -- Nebraska Medicine NOW (January 5, 2016)

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Life as an Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon (with Dr. Justin Siebler) -- Nebraska Medicine Blog (December 30, 2015)

UNMC, Children's team on NIH brittle bone study -- UNMC Today (December 3, 2015)

The Perry Initiative promotes women in orthopaedics -- UNMC Today (November 17, 2015)

UNMC Orthopaedics welcomes Dr. Maegen Wallace, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon -- UNMC Today (September 25, 2015)

Get back on your feet sooner - the Rapid Recovery Program -- Moments in Medicine (September 2, 2015)

Brittle Bones: Children's Hospital and Medical Center Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic -- WOWT 6 News (August 28, 2015)

YouTube star ‘Kid President’ visit to Omaha hospital is just what the doctor ordered (with Dr. Paul Esposito) -- Omaha World Herald (July 10, 2015)

Girl surprises doctor and parents with perseverance (with Dr. Brian Hasley) -- KETV (July 5, 2015)

2015 Orthopaedic resident graduation -- UNMC Today (June 8, 2015)

Nepal relief donations to go toward building schools (with Dr. Miguel Daccarett) -- UNMC Today (June 3, 2015)

Dr. Miguel Daccarett answers the call in Nepal -- UNMC Today (May 19, 2015)

Goodbye to Back Pain -  Dee Golda's Story (with Dr. Chris Cornett)  -- Nebraska Medicine NOW (April 29, 2015)

Dr. Justin Siebler talks about clinic specialty,  fragility fractures -- Points of Care (Spring 2015 Issue) / Nebraska Medicine

Battling cancer, Emerson teen finds many on his team (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- NE Prep Zone (January 25, 2015)

Trapeziectomy surgery restores function to arthritic thumb (with Dr. Philipp Streubel) -- Points of Care (Winter 2015 Issue) / Nebraska Medicine


A Standing Ovation (with Dr. Curtis Hartman) -- OneThousandOne (Winter 2014 Issue)

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Lauritzen Outpatient Center & Fritch Surgery Center to be held Friday, Nov. 14 -- UNMC Today (November 11, 2014) 

Enterprise joins American Joint Replacement Registry (with Dr. Curtis Hartman) -- UNMC Today (June 24, 2014)

Dr. Matthew Teusink warns about the dangers of overuse and pitching injuries -- KETV (June 19, 2014)

Dr. Matthew Teusink talks about the dangers of overuse and pitching injuries, and gives tips on injury prevention -- UNMC Today (June 20, 2014)

At 13, he beat cancer within months; now he's pre-med (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- LiveWell Nebraska (June 5, 2014)

Circle of Distinction recognizes top medical faculty: Drs. Kevin Garvin and Matthew Mormino honored. Click here for the complete list of honorees. -- UNMC (May 9, 2014)

The Nebraska Medical Center Named To List Of 100 Great Hospitals In America --TNMC (April 2014)

181 Medical Center Physicians Recognized Among Best Doctors In America. 
Kudos to Drs. Kevin Garvin, Matthew Mormino, Paul Esposito, Brian Hasley, and Susan Scherl for making the list! --TNMC (March 2014)

38-year-old Military Man Benefits From Hip Replacement (with Dr. Beau Konigsberg) -- KMTV Channel 3 News (March 19, 2014) 


Bentley, the Great Dane, introduces his new Children's Book. (with Dr. Sean McGarry) -- by Patrick Malcom (September 16, 2013)

U.S. News & World Report Again Ranks The Nebraska Medical Center as One of America’s Best Hospitals. Orthopaedics ranked as "high performing" and named Best Regional Hospital in Eastern Nebraska for Orthopaedics. -- TNMC (2013)

Orthopaedic Surgery welcomes a new faculty member, Dr. Matthew Teusink, shoulder and elbow surgeon. -- UNMC Today (August 26, 2013)

Kelly: Ex-Husker Rik Bonness' sons strike a balance living with diabetes. -- Omaha World Herald (August 9, 2013)

See media coverage of Nebraskan and ex-astronaut Clayton Anderson during the 2013 orthopaedic residency graduation ceremonies.

A speaker that's out of this world. 
-- UNMC News (June 24, 2013)
UNMC grads hear out-of-this-world stories from ex-astronaut Clayton Anderson. 
-- Omaha World Herald (June 22, 2013)
Astronaut highlights importance of space program. 
-- KVNO News (June 21, 2013)
Neb. astronaut considers run for public office
-- (June 21, 2013)

Astronaut and Nebraska native Clayton Anderson, and Dr. Bernard Morrey of the Mayo Clinic to speak at orthopaedic residency graduation.
-- UNMC Today (June 17, 2013)

Dr. Lori Reed discusses "The Agony of Da Feet" in the Spring 2013 issue of Advancing Health (see page 8).
-- Advancing Health (Spring 2013) / The Nebraska Medical Center 

Dr. Kevin Garvin gives Wilson Honorary Lecture at HSS 
-- UNMC News (May 13, 2013)

UNMC administrator Bonnie Berndt dies at age 79
-- UNMC News (April 22, 2013)

Around and about: Auxiliary event benefits rehab facility
-- Omaha World Herald (March 17, 2013)

Painting a New Picture: The Many Faces of NF 
-- NET News (March 1, 2013)

Kaleidoscope fundraiser to be held March 9th at LaVista Conference Center; 
Dr. Kevin & Janette Garvin co-chairing event to benefit the new Lifestyle Rehabilitation Center. 

Paralyzed athlete hopes to walk again: Dr. Chris Cornett's patient, Issac Pfeifer, is inspiring his teammates, parents, and many others with his strength and faith after a devastating football injury.
-- KETV (January 31, 2013)

"The Science and Art behind Neurofibromatosis."
-- Dr. Sean McGarry to speak at Omaha Science Cafe on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Medical Team Assists Skaters
-- UNMC Today (January 30, 2013)

Isaac Pfeifer, injured prep football player, tackles tough rehab regimen   
-- LiveWell Nebraska / Omaha World Herald (January 28, 2013)

Medical Center Experts to Provide Health Care During Skating Trials  
-- The Nebraska Medical Center (January 2013)

Providing Care at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships 
-- UNMC Physicians (January 18, 2013)


Above and Beyond: Dr. Sean McGarry's patient, Sam Hubka, gives 110 percent to beat cancer -- The Nebraska Medical Center (OneThousandOne - Fall I Winter 2012)

Chancellor search committee named.
-- UNMC Today (November 29, 2012)

Texting Becoming a Pain in the Neck.   
-- UNMC Physicians (November 20, 2012)

The Unbending of Rachel.
-- McCook Daily Gazette (November 11, 2012)

Dr. Wayne Paprosky of  Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University - Chicago, to be featured guest speaker at the department's Annual Resident Research Symposium on Oct 26.
-- UNMC Today (October 22, 2012)

Dr. Sean McGarry's patient Chase Casperson and his friend Bentley (the famous Great Dane) are helping to "Heel Cancer."
-- (August 2012)

Former World-Herald Publisher Endows Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture.
-- UNMC Today (July 6, 2012)

U.S. Swim Trials by the Numbers.
-- UNMC Physicians (July 2012)

World-Class Athletes Require World-Class Care.
-- UNMC Physicians Leader (June 2012)

UNMC Volunteers Set to Help at Swim Trials.
-- UNMC Today (June 11, 2012)

Volunteering World-Class Care.
-- UNMC Physicians (June 2012)

Chase Casperson Video for Nebraska Organ Recovery OrganizationWatch a video for the Nebraska Organ Recovery Organization featuring Dr. Sean McGarry's patient Chase Casperson.
-- Nebraska Organ Recovery Organization (May 2012)

New hope for replacing 'unique joint'.
-- Omaha World Herald (2/24/2012)

Operation Walk USA 2011 and founder, Dr. Larry Dorr, featured on NBC’s Nightly News with Brian Williams
-- NBC’s Nightly News (1/31/2012)

Taking Strides to Improve Lives
-- UNMC Physicians, The Leader (1/9/2012)


Operation Walk USA 2011 Provides Free Orthopaedic Care Dec. 2 and 3
-- ROSEMONT, Ill., PR Newswire - US Newswire (11/29/2011)

UNMC team provides orthopaedic relief in Guatemala
-- UNMC public relations (11/29/2011)

Dr. Matthew Mormino was named a Regional Top Doctor 2011-2012 by Castle Connolly. Click on the link to view Dr. Mormino's Regional Top Doctor's profile.
-- Castle Connolly (8/2011)

Dr. Sean McGarry featured in MTF video.Dr. Sean McGarry featured in MTF video. Dr. McGarry and his patient, Chase, were recently featured in a video by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation. Learn more about Chase's story and Dr. McGarry's decision to perform a limb salvage surgery. Play the video »
--Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (8/1/2011)

Dr. Kevin Garvin named one of America's Top Doctors 2011-2012. Click the link to view Dr. Garvin's Top Doctors profile.
-- Castle Connolly (8/2011)

Common Foot ProblemsWatch Dr. Reed on The Morning Blend. Foot and Ankle surgeon, Dr. Lori Reed, discusses common foot and ankle disorders and how to prevent them on The Morning Blend.
-- The Morning Blend, KMTV (7/11/2011)

13 Must Know Facts about Joint Replacement
-- Huffington Post (7/4/2011)

New test may detect signs of joint replacement failure. See the full scientific article in Molecular Pharmaceutics by clicking on this link.
-- Orthopedics This Week (5/9/2011)


Own the BoneDr. Beau Konigsberg on WOWT. Dr. Beau Konigsberg talks about why it's important to "Own the Bone".
-- WOWT (10/14/2010)

UNMC Orthopaedic Department is First in Nebraska to implement Own the Bone™
-- UNMC (10/8/2010)

The Nebraska Medical Center Receives Recognition of Quality award
-- Blue Cross (9/29/2010)

The American Orthopaedic Association applauds hospitals and clinics for their participation in Own the Bone™.
-- US News & World Report (8/2010)

TNMC designated as Blue Center of Distinction for knee and hip surgery
-- TNMC (2/6/2010)

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