Monday, June 16, 2014

Advocare Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Goes to New Orleans

Orthopedic Surgeon, John Vitolo, MD recently attended the annual American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting (AAOS) in New Orleans, LA. The meeting is focused on continuing education and the latest advances in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Vitolo stated, “As a surgeon, extremely important to stay connected with peers and learn what others are doing. This meeting allows us to re-connect and continue the learning process. By sharing experiences, we can ensure that we are taking the best possible care of our patients.”

As part of the meeting, John Vitolo, MD was featured as a contributing writer to the AAOS sponsored website, This website features prominent orthopedic surgeons, patient stories and articles about orthopedic surgery. Dr. Vitolo’s articles and profile are featured on the site.

Dr. Vitolo was excited to share with colleagues that the office recently implemented a system that follows up on surgical outcomes for 2 years post-surgery. Surgical Outcomes Systems (SOS) tracks patients at various intervals to see how the progress post-op. This system allows the office to see how patients are doing well beyond the required follow-up office visits.

In other recent news, for the second year in a row, John Vitolo sponsored the United Way’s scholar athlete program. Vernon’s Jinan Andrews, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship towards his college education. Dr. Vitolo says, “It is a great honor to sponsor these athletes and this program. Athletes work hard, and it is wonderful to be able to give them some help toward college tuition.”
John Vitolo, MD and Scholar Athlete Jinan Andrews

Advocare Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, the office of John Vitolo, MD, is located in Sparta, New Jersey. The practice focuses on treatment of the shoulder and knee, specifically sports and workplace injuries. For more information about the practice, please visit