This position has an immediate opening and therefore, we have a rolling enrollment. Those interested in starting before July 1 academic cycle should apply ASAP.
Established in the mid-1980's this is one of the original AAPM&R affiliated MSK fellowship programs dedicated to teaching physiatrists the necessary hands-on skills to accurately diagnose painful spine and limb presentations. This is an outpatient clinical setting in a private practice without research responsibilities.
The position offers a post-fellowship associate opportunity with partnership track.
The clinical focus is on physical exam and physical diagnosis of soft tissue orthopedic conditions including disc, facet and stenotic spinal syndromes, and tendon, muscle, ligament, joint, nerve, bursa and fascia pathologies. Numerous interventional procedures, listed below, are performed on a daily basis. Diagnostic EMG/NCS and U.S. studies performed in house. Clinic team includes several physical therapists with on-site gym and treatment area. Procedure suite with C-arm within clinic as well.
Not affiliated with a PM&R residency or medical school.
Procedures Taught: Fluoroscopic guided spinal interventions: cervical, thoracic, and lumbar transforaminal epidural, caudal, facet, MBB and RF ablation procedures. S.I. injections, nerve block and RF ablation procedures. Knee joint injections, genicular nerve block and RF ablation. Intra-articular joint injection, fluoroscopic or u.s. guided of all peripheral joints of limbs and jaw. U.S. guided injections of all tendons, ligaments, fascia, bursa. Regenerative Medicine: PRP, Stem cell and prolotherapy. Diagnostic Ultrasound, Viscosupplimentation for O.A., trigger point injections
Director: Bernard M. Portner, MD, FAAPMR
About Portner Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Inc.
Outpatient orthopedic medicine physiatic practice in full service clinic in Honolulu,Hawaii