Young Child Walks for First Time after Innovative Operation

An innovative operation using “telescoping rods” performed at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan enabled a young Long Island boy to walk for the first time, and the child and his mother are going to Washington, D.C., to tell their story.

Patricia Vega and her son, Ismael, who turns six this month, have been invited to join Dr. Daniel Green, their orthopedic surgeon, to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives to personally advocate for the future of musculoskeletal care  Continue reading