OrthoAtlanta Snehal C. Dalal, M.D. and David A. Stokes, M.D. Present at 6th Annual Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Conference
Training Provided to Atlanta-Area Primary Care Physicians in Sports
Medicine and Orthopedics
ATLANTA, GA, MARCH 23, 2016 –
OrthoAtlanta physicians, Snehal C. Dalal, M.D., and David A. Stokes, M.D., were presenters at the Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Program 2016 Update for Primary Care Physicians held in Duluth, Georgia, on March 19, 2016. The annual CME Conference provides training in sports medicine and orthopedics to area primary care physicians and physician assistants. Participants of the all-day interactive conference earned continuing medical education (CME) credits. This year’s conference was hosted by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus.
The conference is coordinated each year by the Sports Medicine Committee of Gwinnett Medical Center’s Sports Medicine Program. Comprised of orthopedic and sports medicine physicians and hospital leaders, the committee serves the community by providing services and improved access to care. Both Dr. Dalal and Dr. Stokes are active members of Sports Medicine Committee.
Dr. Dalal spoke to conference attendees on topics including shoulder, wrist and hand exam and treatment. Fellowship trained in Hand and Upper Extremity, Dr. Dalal sees patients at the OrthoAtlanta Johns Creek and Gwinnett locations. Dr. Dalal serves as the secretary of the Gwinnett Medical Center’s medical staff and is on its executive committee. Dr. Dalal is also a Clinical Instructor for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (POCM), Georgia Campus.
Dr. David Stokes, fellowship trained in sports medicine, discussed ankle injuries along with exams of the shoulder and knee with the conference participants. Dr. Stokes sees patients at OrthoAtlanta Gwinnett and Johns Creek. In addition to his role on the Sports Medicine Committee, he serves as the secretary of the orthopaedic department for Gwinnett Medical Center.
OrthoAtlanta is one of the largest orthopaedic and sports medicine practices in the greater Atlanta, Georgia, area with 12 offices including Johns Creek and Gwinnett. OrthoAtlanta offers convenient accessibility to a full range of musculoskeletal surgeons, specialists and patient services including on-site physical therapy, five imaging centers and two AAAHC surgical centers. Comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care and expertise includes sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, neck and spine surgery, elbow and shoulder surgery, ankle and foot surgery, pain management, general orthopedics, work related injuries and acute orthopedic urgent care. Learn more at www.OrthoAtlanta.com.