During the December 2021 Orthopaedic Trauma Journal Club, participants discussed biomechanics of fracture healing, nonunion’s, malunions, and surgical preferences on preoperative planning and a treatment options of dealing with these complex issues.
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Logan Worrell, MD
Dr. Worrell is a Virginia native and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. He continued his medical education at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine receiving his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Cleveland, Ohio at The Cleveland Clinic
Foundation – South Pointe Hospital in June of 2021.