NAPA’s Sonia Szlyk to Present at Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Innovations

Melville, New York, UNITED STATES

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that Sonia Szlyk, MD, Director of Regional Anesthesia for NAPA’s mid-Atlantic region will be a featured speaker at the Orthopaedic Summit 2017: Evolving Techniques, which will take place on December 6-9, 2017 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Orthopaedic Summit continues to be the premier gathering of Total Joint (Knee, Hip, and Shoulder), Foot & Ankle, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic, Spine and Trauma Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers, Physical and Occupational Therapists from across the globe.

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“Today, we are sharing information across orthopedic medical specialties and truly approaching patient care as a team,” said Dr. Szlyk. “This conference is a tremendous forum for providers to effectively translate a shared goal of optimal patient outcomes into reality.”

Information related to her presentations are as follows:

December 6, 2017, 10:31 - 10:39am
Panel: Acetabulum & Pelvic Fractures in the Community
Lecture: Nerve Blocks for Trauma Patients: Stop Worrying, They're Safe - Patients Will Do Well
Session: Trauma

December 6, 2017, 10:46 - 10:54am
Panel: Biologics and the New Frontier
Lecture: The Role of Regional Blocks: Why Aren't You Listening - Advice for Your Patients’ Success
Session - Knee Sports

December 8, 2017, 2:21 - 2:29pm
Panel: The Controversies Continue
Lecture: Cutting-Edge Techniques in Hip Anesthesia: Blocks and Beyond!
Session: Hip Arthroplasty

Dr. Szlyk has served as a clinical instructor in regional anesthesia at Stanford University Hospital in Stanford, CA. She is an accomplished lecturer and educator specializing in ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks and catheters with specialization in pain management modalities for joint replacement, sports medicine, general and cosmetic surgery. She is board-certified in anesthesiology and an active member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

The 3.5 day, CME-accredited Orthopaedic Summit 2017 will include cutting-edge, industry-sponsored, cadaveric and live surgical demonstrations (non-CME), lunch time symposia, rapid-fire debates, small group discussions all with an international perspective on the latest techniques in arthroplasty and arthroscopy, as well as sports medicine of the knee, shoulder, hip and foot/ankle, trauma and spine.
For more information on the conference, go to:

About North American Partners in Anesthesia
As a clinician-led organization, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is redefining healthcare, delivering unsurpassed excellence to its partners and patients every day. In three decades, NAPA has grown to become the nation’s leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. For more information, please visit

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