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In the News

  • Dr. Ronald Delanois, Dr. Craig Bennett, Dr. Michael Assayag, Dr. John Herzenberg, Dr. Philip McClure, Dr. Noman Siddiqui and Dr. Shawn Standard were recognized as 2020 “Top Doctors” in the November 2020 issue of Baltimore Magazine. Dr. Delanois was listed under General Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery: Joint, Dr. Bennett was listed under General Orthopedics as well as Orthopedic Surgery: Sports Medicine. Dr. Assayag was listed under General Orthopedics. Drs. Herzenberg, McClure and Standard were recognized under Pediatric Orthopedics, and Dr. Siddiqui was listed as a top doctor in Podiatry.
  • Dr. Ronald Delanois is interviewed about telemedicine in this WJZ-TV CBS Baltimore news story. He also explains how the Rubin Institute is now open and safe for patients to come for in-person visits and elective procedures.
  • In June 2020, Dr. John Herzenberg was awarded The Daily Record‘s Healthcare Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is his winner profile as published in this Maryland business, legal and government news publication.
  • In this June 2020 clip from SUCH TV, a news channel in Pakistan, Dr. Noman Siddiqui, Director of Podiatric Surgery, International Center for Limb Lengthening, is interviewed in Urdu about podiatric surgery. He explains that podiatric care is a public health concern in Pakistan and shares information about diabetic limb preservation. He also answers viewer questions about foot health, limb lengthening and foot and ankle sports injuries.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg was featured in this WBAL-TV 11 News story on how telemedicine is helping the Rubin Institute to continue serving patients with orthopedic concerns who do not want to leave the safety of their own homes during the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Dr. Janet Conway successfully saved the life and leg of a teenager with a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Her efforts are featured in this People.com article, this WJZ 13 Baltimore television story, and this FOX 45 Baltimore news television story. She also is interviewed about flesh-eating bacteria in this FOX 45 News morning show segment.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg, Dr. Michael Assayag and Team Sinai are featured in this Baltimore Jewish Times article about the April 2018 medical mission to Haiti.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in this U.S. News & World Report article about ways to address limb length differences.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in a Jerusalem Post blog post about Clubfoot treatment.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard are featured in the Baltimore Sun's article, "Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure."
  • Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard performing surgery with the Precice Limb Lengthening System is discussed in this Orthopedics This Week article.
  • Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in an NPR article about Clubfoot treatment.
  • More than 1,000 cyclists attended the 8th Annual Save-A-Limb Ride that was held on October 19, 2013. Check out this Baltimore Sun article about the event.
  • Our very own eight-year-old Elizabeth Gardner led her fellow students at Cedarmere Elementary School on a mini walk around campus. Elizabeth has already had 26 surgeries at the ICLL, and she is a strong supporter of the Save-A-Limb Ride (www.SaveALimbRide.org). Check out this WJZ-TV Baltimore story about her.
  • Batman/Lenny Robinson's visit to Sinai Hospital was covered on WMAR-TV's website.
  • A Rubin Institute physical therapist was quoted for an article on MSN.com.
  • A patient of John Herzenberg was featured on WBAL-Radio.
  • James Nace, D.O., wrote a blog entry on walkjogrun.net about shin splints.
  • The Richmond Times-Dispatch did a story on a girl who is getting treatment at the International Center for Limb Lengthening. Dr. Shawn Standard is quoted in the article.
  • Orthopedics This Week included John Herzenberg, M.D., in their list of the top 17 pediatric orthopedic surgeons in the United States.
  • John Herzenberg, M.D., and the PRECICE system were featured in the Scientific American.
  • A patient from Norway was featured on this TV outlet.
  • 2012 Save-A-Limb Ride Coverage included:  WJZ-TV.  The Carroll County Times, and Press Box.
  • U.S. News and World Report listed Dr. Herzenberg as being in the top 1% of orthopedic surgeons in the nation.
  • This July 2012 article in Mishpacha Magazine covers Dr. Herzenberg’s medical mission trip to Ecuador. The medical volunteers performed 33 operations in just four days.
  • Dr. Herzenberg and Standard published an article about the new Precice lengthening rod in the Maryland Physician Magazine (June 2012).
  • Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. Standard were recognized as 2012 Champions of Care by Sinai Hospital.
  • An article in NewsRX that mentions periprosthetic hip infections and the RIAO.
  • Ivanhoe Media interviews Shawn Standard, M.D., who talks about the PRECICE limb lengthening system.
  • San Antonio’s KSAT-TV featured an article about the RIAO Multiplier App.
  • An article in the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma about the RIAO’s Multiplier App.
  • Yahoo! Voices featured an article about the PRECICE Limb Lengthening system.
  • An article in Yahoo! Shine about the RIAO’s Multiplier App. Articles about this app also appeared on newsblaze.com and Italian news site panorama.it.
  • James Nace, D.O., wrote a guest blog post for Walkjogrun.net on the topic of plantar fasciitis.
  • Shawn Standard, M.D., and John Herzenberg, M.D., were featured in a Lower Extremity Review article about the PRECICE Limb Lengthening System.
  • Press Box quotes James Nace, D.O., about golf and how sticking to a regular off-season exercise routine can help a person's game.

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