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Ethiopian Orthopedic Surgeon Visits Stetson Powell

From Monday, September 19th thru Thursday, September 22nd Dr. Biruk Wamisho, an

Ethiopian Orthopedic Surgeon, visited with Stetson Powell Orthopedics.  During this time, Dr. Wamisho shadowed Dr. Stetson & Dr. Powell in the office as well as in the operating room, showing Dr. Wamisho basic and advanced techniques of arthroscopic surgery.

Stetson Powell Orthopedics & Sports Medicine support a Fellowship grant from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for an International Fellow to visit the United States to participate in a laboratory at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago and and to visit their practice in Los Angeles,


During the trip,  Dr. Wamisho was able to share his experience of orthopedics in Ethiopia, a country that has only 39 orthopedic surgeons for a population of 82 million people.

Operation Arthroscopy is working to provide “Dr. Biruk”  with the support he needs to develop Arthroscopy in Ethiopia.