News

Dr. Powell and Dr. Stetson present on Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections

Dr. Powell and Dr. Stetson presented on Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, respectively, to physical therapists from an array of local facilities. Communication between all members of a patient’s health team regarding exciting medical advances is imperative in providing the best possible care

Dr. Powell and Dr. Stetson “Volunteerism in Your Orthopedic Practice” at AANA Annual Meeting

Dr. Powell, Dr. Stetson and Dr. Pietro Tonino from Loyola Chicago taught an Instructional Course Lecture on “Volunteerism in Your Orthopedic Practice” at the 33rd annual Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) meeting May 1 – 3 in Hollywood, Florida.

The course enabled fellow orthopedics surgeons to gain skills necessary to make a difference both in their local communities and overseas. Dr. Stetson spoke about his non-profit Operation Arthroscopy while Dr. Powell shared his experience establishing the MusiCares Medical Network which provides free care to musicians who do not have health insurance.

Operation Arthroscopy – Volunteer Saturday

Volunteer Saturday is a branch of Operation Arthroscopy that provides orthopedic and arthroscopic surgical care to patients who are unable to afford such procedures. On Saturday, April 12th, Dr. Stetson and his team at Glendale Endoscopy and Surgery Center volunteered their time, knowledge and equipment to perform two arthroscopic surgeries. Pictured here is Monrovia High School star football player and running back Darione Jones. Hope to see you back out on the field doing what you love, Darione!

A special thank you goes out to all of the volunteers as well as the companies who kindly donated supplies, including Smith & Nephew. Volunteer Saturday was featured in The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s current issue of Sports Medicine Update in an article written by our pre-medical intern Nicole Goldhaber.

Dr. Stetson travels to Bulgaria

Dr. Stetson travels to Bulgaria with the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team as they start their 2014 World League summer season! Dr. Stetson is pictured with Dr. Plamen Kinov of the Bulgarian Orthopaedic Society on his recent visit to Varna, Bulgaria on May 22 – 25. Dr. Stetson visited the University “Hospital St. Marina” to discuss future educational programs as part of his duties as Chairman of the AAOS International Committee. The goal of the AAOS International Committee is to “globalize orthopaedic education” and bring it to all countries including those that cannot afford it.

INSURANCE INFORMATION

Dr. Stetson accepts a wide array of insurances. For additional information on the insurances that Dr. Stetson will see, please call his office at (818) 848 – 3030.

Aetna
Affordable
Aftra – Cigna
Air conditioning and refrigeration Industry BLS
Assurant Health
BEECH
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross EPO (PATHWAY)
Blue Cross PERS Select (CPR)
Blue Shield
Blue Shield Enhanced PPO
Blue Shield Covered CA (IFP ON/OFF EXCHANGE)
Blue Shield Adventist (AH)
California Iron Workers Field Welfare 1st Health
CCN
Cigna
Coventry
Delta Health System
Directors Guild of America
First Health
Great West – Cigna
Humana
Kaiser (PHCS)
Los Angeles County Fire Fighters BLC
Medicare
Mid-West
Motion Picture
Multiplan
NALC – Cigna
Operating Engineers H&W Fund BLC
Pacificare
PCIP
PHCS
Prime Health
Railroad MCARE
Screen Actors Guild
So. California Lumber Industry Welfare BLC
Southern California Carpenters
Southwest Administrators
Tricare
United Healthcare
Well Comp
Writers Guild

Please check with your insurance carrier for information on required referrals and authorizations and co-payments and please bring your insurance card to every appointment.

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