Marybeth Ezaki/Peter Carter Visiting Professorship
Date/Time: October 11, 2019, 8:00 AM
Intended for Pediatric Upper Extremity Surgeons and other Orthopedic Surgeons with an interest in recent developments and advances, as well as management of the pediatric upper extremity patient. Primary care physicians and allied health professionals are also welcome, but are reminded that the program is concerned specifically with pediatric orthopedics and the upper extremity.
This event is a wonderful tribute to the careers of Drs. Ezaki and Carter, who have served as great teachers and mentors to many hand surgeons in addition to developing innovative and state-of-the-art treatments for pediatric hand conditions.Dr. Marybeth Ezaki served as the director of Hand Services for more than three decades, eventually becoming Director of the Charles E. Seay, Jr. Hand Center when it was established in 2006. Applying her expertise to improve the quality of care for children at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and across the country, Dr. Ezaki earned a national and international reputation as an innovator, teacher, and master surgeon. Although she celebrated her retirement in 2015, Dr. Ezaki continues as a consultant on the hand service.
Dr. Peter Carter played a fundamental role in establishing pediatric hand services at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children almost 35 years ago. Well-known for being the driving force behind the DVD set, making a Thumb: The Story of Pollicization, and as an inventor of the Carter Pillow, Dr. Carter worked tirelessly to provide the best possible care for his young patients while conducting and sharing his innovative research for the benefit of children everywhere. Dr. Carter retired from Scottish Rite Hospital in 2007 yet continues to mentor aspiring hand surgeons who receive training through the hospital’s fellowship program.
The event is a wonderful tribute to the careers of Drs. Ezaki and Carter who have served as great teachers and mentors to many hand surgeons in addition to developing innovative and state-of-the art treatments for pediatric hand conditions.
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