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Fellowship-Trained Orthopaedic Surgeons

Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeon to Lecture at Dutch Wrist Arthroscopy Course

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Dr. Tyson Cobb of Orthopaedic Specialists will speak at the Dutch Wrist Arthroscopy Course in September to help educate fellow surgeons on minimally invasive techniques for the upper extremity.

Davenport, IA – Dr. Tyson Cobb, an orthopaedic surgeon in the Quad Cities, has been invited to lecture at the Dutch Wrist Arthroscopy Course being held this month in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This course is endorsed by the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society and affiliated with the Dutch Society for Hand Surgery. In addition to being part of the lecture portion of the course, Dr. Cobb will be sharing the responsibility of teaching laboratory with another international faculty member, Dr. Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt, an orthopedic surgeon from Norway specializing in surgical treatment of the upper extremity. Both doctors are members of the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society.

For the lecture, Dr. Cobb will be teaching on minimally invasive surgical techniques for the hand and upper extremity – more specifically, new arthroscopic treatments for thumb arthritis and wrist arthritis. He will also instruct on minimally invasive treatments for nerve decompression and ligament injuries in both the lecture hall as well as the hands-on cadaveric portion of the lab.

The cadaveric lab section will provide hands-on experience for surgeons wishing to master these new minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Cobb explains that the goal of the lab is to help participants take away an updated knowledge of new minimally invasive procedures for the hand and wrist. Participants interested in the new arthroscopic procedures will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with new instrumentation and equipment.

Dr. Cobb is proud to be part of the Dutch Wrist Arthroscopy Course and looks forward to helping fellow surgeons learn about the latest advancements in minimally invasive treatments. He hopes that participants gain valuable experience to take back to their practices to provide an enhanced level of orthopaedic care to their patients.

About Tyson Cobb, MD

Dr. Cobb is the Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Center at Orthopaedic Specialists. He is highly experienced in minimally invasive techniques for hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries and conditions. In addition to his membership to the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society, Dr. Cobb is an active member of such professional organizations as the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand. He is available for interview upon request.

About Orthopaedic Specialists

Orthopaedic Specialists is a team of orthopaedic surgeons in the Quad Cities that is composed of Dr. Tyson Cobb, Dr. John Hoffman, Dr. Tuvi Mendel, and Dr. Michael Dolphin. Each provider has a unique specialty in the practice. While Dr. Cobb sees patients with hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder problems and sports medicine concerns, Dr. Hoffman performs total joint replacement, shoulder treatments, and sports medicine care. Dr. Mendel specializes in the foot and ankle, sports medicine, and total joint replacement, and Dr. Dolphin is the head of the Spine Center, providing care for complex back and neck problems. Together, the team provides a wide array of advanced orthopaedic care. The doctors are available for interview upon request.

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Orthopaedic Specialists, P.C.

Davenport Office:
3385 Dexter Court
Davenport, IA 52807
(563) 344-9292

Bettendorf Office:
4480 Utica Ridge Rd.
Suite 2240
Bettendorf, IA 52722
(563) 344-9292

Clinton Office:
2635 Lincoln Highway
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 243-4170

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