Friday, March 11, 2011
Brett Cascio, M.D. Inducted into Academy
Brett Cascio, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and medical director of Memorial’s Sports Medicine, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Dr. Cascio was one of 667 new members inducted on February 15 during a special ceremony held at the Academy’s 2011 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
The AAOS has more than 36,000 members worldwide.
The Academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its Fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
A native of New Orleans, Dr. Brett Cascio is a graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and his fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado, where he participated in the care of the U.S. Ski, Colorado Rockies baseball, and Denver Bronco’s football teams.
Dr. Cascio is also a major in the United States Army Reserves and served a tour in Afghanistan from December 2007 to March 2008.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cascio, call Orthopaedic Specialists at (337) 494-4900. The office is located at 1717 Oak Park Boulevard, third floor, adjacent to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.