Bone Health and Fragility Fractures: Are We Making Any Progress?

Douglas  Dirschl

Douglas Dirschl M.D.
Lowell T. Coggeshall Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, is a highly accomplished surgeon and an expert in orthopaedics. He specializes in caring for patients with musculoskeletal trauma and fractures, as well as other injuries and diseases of the bones, joints and muscles. Dr. Dirschl's research focuses on the assessment of factors that influence reliability in classifying fractures. He has studied the quality of radiographs, as well as the use of decision-making strategies to enhance reliability (the ... View full profile

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Dr. Douglas Dirschl, Lowell T. Coggeshall Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, discusses the frequency of fragility fractures, why they occur and how to manage these incidents.