Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

November 20, 2013

Local doctor elected to join organization

Hendricks County Flyer

---- — At the recent closed meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) held in Las Vegas, Brian L. Badman, M.D., of American Health Network’s bone and spine group, was elected to join the organization.

Only experienced orthopaedic surgeons who have completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery, elbow surgery, and/or sports medicine are considered for membership. Candidates must meet strict academic and clinical requirements to become members of ASES.

Badman, in his eighth year in practice, has ascended quickly in his career being recognized with such a national honor. Membership in American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, which has only 423 members, is by invitation only. Nominees to membership must be sponsored by two active members of the organization.

Badman completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of Florida-Gainesville in 2005 and finished a shoulder and elbow fellowship at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa in ‘06. He joined American Health Network in 2011. He has a subspecialty interest in shoulder and elbow disorders with specialty training in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, total shoulder arthroplasty, reverse shoulder arthroplasty and proximal humeral fracture fixation. Over the past several years, Badman has consistently been one of the busiest reconstructive shoulder surgeons in the state performing on average 50 to 100 replacement surgeries per year (total and reverse) and more than 250 arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs last year alone.

The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons was created to enhance the study of shoulder and elbow surgery and to foster advances in the field, serving as an educational body responsible for scientific programs and advances. The mission of the group is to support the ethical practice of evidence-based, high quality, cost-effective, shoulder and elbow care. The society global impact on quality shoulder and elbow care is achieved through leadership, medical education, scientific research, and patient advocacy. For more information, visit ASES and its Find a Surgeon Directory at the website http://www.ases-assn.org

American Health Network’s bone and spine physicians deal with diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculo-skeletal system which includes bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The group provides fully integrated state-of-the-art care from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation. For more information, visit the website at www.indyboneandspine.com