SGOA in the News
Articles and Appearences on Television and Radio...
"Shady Grove Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
Once again Shady Grove Orthopaedic Associates is grateful for the confidence our colleagues have placed in our practice by nominating us as The Washingtonian magazine “Top Doctors.” Our practice has been included in this list since its inception.For over 35 years, we have provided cutting edge orthopaedic care to children and adults. Our Board Certified surgeons perform the most advanced surgical techniques in all orthopaedic subspecialties. With offices and physical therapy in Rockville and Germantown, SGOA can take care of all of your of orthopaedic needs." (Download the PDF)
Treatment of the Arthritic Hip & Knee Joint Replacement:
R. Marshall Ackerman, MD Andrew W. Bender, MD Brett J. Hampton, MD
Steven L. Tuck, MD
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery
Craig A. Miller, MD Mark A. Peterson, MD
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Steven L. Tuck, MD Craig A. Miller, MD
Brett R. Quigley, MD
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Jeffrey F. Witte, MD
Devaluing Doctors -- and Care
By Marshall Ackerman
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Physicians have been cast as the villains in the drama that our national health-care debate has become. We stand accused of raising charges to private insurers to compensate for low Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements as well as care of the uninsured or illegal immigrants; doing more to get paid more; seeing patients more often than necessary to increase revenue; and providing inefficient and ineffective care to patients in the hospital. Our motives are impugned. The care we render is being disparaged and our professionalism disregarded -- yet somehow it is assumed that doctors are merely passive pawns to be moved around the chessboard of health care... More...
Sports Injuries in Kids... Dr. Craig Miller on Channel 9 TV
Why does it seem that youth injuries are on the rise?
These types of injuries are increasing for a variety of reasons, but most notably "overuse syndromes". Children are participating in one sport year round as opposed to a variety of activities. More...
Have your child screened to prevent problems and injuries on the field...
Excerpt: "Craig Miller, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Shady Grove Orthopaedic Associates in Rockville, says that any swollen joint in a teenager should be treated as a warning sign. The type of ankle or knee sprains that adults can ice and wait out might signal injury to a bone that isn't finished developing -- and is at risk of stunted growth or deformity if it is put under further stress..."
MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr announced Tuesday that MCPS is considering a district-wide baseline testing program to assist in identifying student athletes who suffer concussions and to help in determining when they can safely return to the playing field, according to a news release...