Posted on October 18, 2012

On Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6:30 p.m., come hear Dr. Tamar Kessel discuss

Dr. Tamar Kessel, physiatrist

how musculoskeletal injuries are now being treated with injection therapies like PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), viscosupplementation, and steroidal injections using ultrasound guidance. The sound waves of Ultrasound provide high-resolution images of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and nerves and allow doctors better visualization of damage and inflammation.

Fellowship trained at Hospital for Special Surgery, physiatrist Tamar Kessel, MD will discuss the advantages of using ultrasound with interventional treatments to address problems from sports injuries in young athletes to arthritis in aging baby boomers.

Location: Noble Conference Center, Greenwich Hospital
Registration required. To register, call 203-863-4277 or 888-305-9253 or go on line,

Tamar Kessel, MD graduated from Cornell University and earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, she received fellowship training in spine and sports medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.