Patient Portal Update – November 2018

  Last week, the OSC Patient Portal was upgraded to a newer version.  The site itself is still, but it is no longer referred to as NextMD.  It is now called the NextGen Patient Portal.  While this name change will not affect basic site navigation, we wanted you to be aware of this modification…. Read more »

November Community Lecture Features Dr. John Burrow – Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees

Are you suffering from knee or hip pain and need surgery? Community Lecture – Overcoming Arthritis Pain: Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees Join Dr. John Burrow as he discusses treatment options for painful arthritis of the hip and knee. Learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical options for relieving pain and restoring function. MAKOplasty,… Read more »

Wes’ Wish Toy Drive at OSC

OSC is so proud to be an official drop off location for Wes’ Wish Toy Drive! Wes Pak was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma when he was 5 years old. Wes and his family started Wes’ Wish Toy Drive several years ago because he wanted to give his toys to his friends fighting cancer at CHKD alongside… Read more »

Amanda Leftwich Awarded MRI Certification!

Congratulations to Amanda Leftwich on her achievement! Amanda completed MRI certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The certification requirements include a combination of knowledge, theory and clinical competencies, including MRI Safety and completion of a minimum of 125 MRI scans in seven different categories. We are thrilled for Amanda and appreciate her… Read more »

Preparing for Your Interventional Pain Management Appointment

Jenny L. F. Andrus, MD Chronic Pain is a difficult burden for patients to bear and especially when dealing with doctor appointments.  Because many chronic pain patients have seen multiple doctors, taken many different prescriptions and even have had multiple surgeries, the idea of seeing yet another doctor may be almost unbearable. Even more so… Read more »

Hurricane Florence – Important Information for our Patients

Please read the entire message for important information! Waiting for a major hurricane to make landfall is a time of uncertainty for us all. While we don’t know exactly when or where Florence will hit, the safety and well-being of our patients and employees is of our utmost concern. Over the next few days, OSC… Read more »

Corns & Calluses: Common Problems of the Foot

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD When Orthopaedic Physicians (like myself) gather at a professional conference, we usually spend time discussing the latest innovations in joint replacement or spine surgery, new surgical techniques and groundbreaking biologic or pharmaceutical therapies.  We typically don’t spend any time discussing or thinking about corns or calluses.  However, these are exceedingly… Read more »

Introducing the 2018 OSC Top Docs!

  We are delighted to introduce the 2018 OSC Top Docs, chosen by Hampton Roads physicians who participated in an annual survey conducted by Coastal Virginia Magazine.  Congratulations to all! From left to right: Raj N. Sureja, MD – Interventional Pain Management & Regenerative Medicine Mark W. McFarland, DO – Spine and Regenerative Medicine Jenny L.F…. Read more »