As recently recounted in a series of blog posts, members of the HSS Pediatric Rehab team traveled to the Adaptive Sports Center in Crested Butte, Colorado, to ski with a group of current and former patients from Hospital for Special Surgery and our Pediatric Rehabilitation Department. The “Big Apple Skiers,” as they call themselves, include four young adults, aged 16 to 23, and one 9-year-old, all with cerebral palsy.
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Dr. David B. Levine (right), Director of Alumni Affairs and chair of the HSS Archives Committee, was appointed the new director of orthopedic surgery in 1987 under Dr. Philip D. Wilson Jr. He was assisted by Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, as associate director. #tbt #orthopedics #hss
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