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Free Arthritis Education Seminar

October 29, 2009

Middletown, New York – Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free arthritis seminar on Thursday, November 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown. Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist Dr. Kevin Trapp will speak on all aspects of arthritis and treatment options including operative and non-operative treatments. An exhibit of implant samples will also be available. A question and answer period will follow. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one in five adults suffers from some form of arthritis. It is one of the most prevalent chronic health problems and the nation’s leading cause of disability among Americans over age 15. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Bone and Joint Center is affiliated with the prestigious NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases – ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology – Orange Regional’s Bone and Joint Center provides a range of orthopedic care from knee and hip replacement and hand surgery to advanced therapies and treatments.

Dr. Trapp attended Cornell University Medical College in New York. He completed an Internship in General Surgery and an Orthopedic Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he was awarded “Orthopedic Resident of the Year” from 1999 to 2000. Dr. Trapp completed a Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He has extreme interest and specialized training in joint replacement, including revision of the hip, knee and shoulder. In addition, he obtained specialty training in arthroscopy of the hip. Dr. Trapp is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Trapp specializes in Reconstructive Surgery.

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