April 15, 2022

On a mission: orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad

“Many patients who break a bone here have pay to out-of-pocket for surgical care,” said Mark Hake, M.D., an orthopaedic trauma surgeon who also leads the U-M Health Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s residency program.

“When they can’t afford appropriate care, they often have significant disabilities as a result. Some procedures are fairly straightforward and others very complex due to the fact that the patient was initially cared for in a way that is different from what we would see here in Michigan.”

Read the full article by Noah Fromson here