Marybeth Ezaki/Peter Carter Visiting Professorship
Date/Time: October 11, 2019, 8:00 AM
The Marybeth Ezaki/Peter Carter Visiting Professorship in Hand Surgery was established to honor Marybeth Ezaki, MD and Peter Carter, MD, Dallas Orthopedic Hand surgeons world-renowned for their exceptional skill in treating complex pediatric hand conditions.
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.
The Marybeth Ezaki/Peter Carter Visiting Professorship in Hand Surgery is a tribute to the careers of world-renowned doctors and educators, Marybeth Ezaki, M.D., and Peter Carter, M.D. Both served as a great teachers and mentors to many hand surgeons in addition to developing innovative treatments for pediatric hand conditions.
Ezaki served as the director of Hand Services for more than three decades. Applying her expertise to improve the quality of care for children here and around the world, she earned a national and international reputation as an innovator, teacher and master surgeon. Dr. Ezaki retired in 2015 but is a consultant on the hand service.
Carter played a fundamental role in establishing pediatric hand services at Scottish Rite Hospital over 30 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, he worked tirelessly to provide the best possible care for his patients. Dr. Carter retired in 2007 but continues to mentor hand surgeons who receive training through the hospital’s fellowship program.
More information and details to come.