Author - Pierce Scranton MD

Pierce Scranton Jr. is a graduate of Kenyon College. After completing medical school and an orthopedic residency he entered private practice in Seattle, Washington. He was team physician for the Seattle Seahawks professional football team, president of the NFL Physician's Society, and president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Between a busy private practice and writing he performs charity work operating upon landmine victims and the disabled in Vietnam, enjoys fly fishing, golf, and deep powder skiing. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and books, including Death on the Learning Curve: The Making of a Surgeon Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Athletic Injuries, Joint Replacement, Foot & Ankle "The education and training I've received have enabled me to help thousands of people find lasting pain relief, improved function and improved quality of life. Because I stay on top of leading-edge procedures and methods, I can offer a broader spectrum of alternatives." "I'm always looking for more effective and timesaving surgical and nonsurgical techniques and the latest technological innovations - all with an eye toward how I can continue giving my patients the leading-edge treatment, rehabilitation and preventive care they deserve." "Despite my extensive education, some of the most important things I've learned about being a doctor haven't come from books. Each patient is unique and has his or her own concerns. Taking the time to listen to those concerns and answer questions is a critical part of being a doctor." Board-Certified - Orthopedic Surgeon, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship - Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Residency - Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh MD - University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH BS- Biology, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH Team/Attending Physician/Orthopedics Consultant - Seattle Seahawks Professional Football Team (1980-1997), United States Figure-Skating Championships, Pacific Northwest Ballet Member - American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society, American Orthopedic Sports Medicine Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Federation of Clinical Research, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Washington State Orthopedic Association, North Pacific Orthopedic Society, King County Medical Society

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