of children and teenagers, participating in a sport like soccer,
football or gymnastics is an essential part of the youth experience.
Unfortunately, that experience also comes with the risk of an orthopedic
injury like a broken leg or arm...and concerns and questions from
parents and coaches.
LifeBridge Health invites you to watch a webinar with pediatric
surgeon Dirk Leu, M.D. During this webinar, Dr.
Leu, who is with the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics,
will share his insights on how orthopedic injuries can affect youth
athletes and how these injuries are treated. This webinar will be of
interest to parents, coaches and trainers.
About Dr. Leu
David “Dirk” Leu, M.D.,
is interested in all aspects of orthopedic trauma and pediatric
orthopedic surgery including: pelvic trauma, spinal trauma, pediatric
scoliosis, developmental hip dysplasia and fractures involving the
Before entering the medical field, he served for more than eight years
supporting operations for the United States and NATO in several overseas
conflicts as a Navy Seal.
The Navy played a large role in shaping Dr. Leu’s character; however,
his true goal was always to help people. During his time in the armed
forces, he felt great satisfaction when working with children. With this
in mind, he left the Navy to pursue a career in pediatric orthopedic
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