UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Part of Orthopaedic Traveling Fellowship

Justin Mistovich, MD, UH Rainbow orthopaedic surgeon, has just returned to the U.S. following a two week Traveling Fellowship sponsored by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and Asian Pacific Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (APPOS).  Justin was selected as one of three US fellows to participate in the traveling fellowship which included Martin Morrison, MD III from Loma Linda Hospital and Jennifer Beck, MD from Orthopedic Institute for Children/UCLA Children’s Hospital.

Orthopaedic Fellows in Malysia L to R: Justin Mistovich, MD, Jennifer Beck, MD, Professor Nor Ashikin Joahai from the Maternal & Children's Hospital, Martin Morrison, MD


The Traveling Fellowship began in Singapore and traveled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Seoul, Korea and Oslo, Norway.  Educational in mission, the fellows presented research at all city stops and learned from host physicians regarding their orthopaedic research. 

While on the trip, Dr. Mistovich presented four lectures:

Pediatric Forearm Fractures: Current Concepts and Treatment Strategies. Presented at National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics Conference. Singapore. March 26, 2019.

Pediatric Spinal Deformities: Evaluation and Treatment Indications. Presented at Maternal & Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. March 27, 2019.

Decision Making and Evolution of Treatment Options for Skeletally Immature ACL Ruptures. Presented at University of Malaysia Specialist Centre, Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. March 29, 2019.

Infection Control in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery: What Have We Learned? Presented at the 2019 Asia Pacific Spine Society & Asia Pacific Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Combined Meeting. Incheon, South Korea. April 4, 2019.

Day 3: Kuala Lumpur Hospital UKM & Maternal and Children's Hospital KL

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