Kevin Garvin, M.D., chair of orthopaedic surgery, delivered the Philip D. Wilson Jr., M.D., Honorary Lecture in Arthroplasty on April 12 at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS).
Founded in 1863, HSS is the nation's oldest orthopaedic hospital. It was ranked No. 1 for orthopaedics in the nation in 2012-2013 by U.S. News and World Report and is a world leader in orthopaedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. Dr. Garvin, who completed a hip fellowship at HSS, presented, "Prosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip: Are We Making Progress?"
Since 1968, HHS has held a Visiting Professor Lecture Series, featuring both distinguished research and honorary service lectures. The series showcases lectures by renowned visiting faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in the field of musculoskeletal health.