Podcast on Use of Allografts and Orthobiologics in Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Rachel Frank, Director of the Joint Preservation Program, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and complex knee and shoulder surgeon joins Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul to discuss uses of allograft tissue in orthopaedic surgery. They also discuss the science of orthobiologics, and how orthobiologics are used in treatment of cartilage injury. Learn more about how JRF Ortho helps to improve the quality of life through Innovative Solutions for Allograft Joint Repair.

Dr. Rachel Frank is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who focuses on the surgicalRachel M. Frank, MD and non-surgical management of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. Dr. Frank has specialized training and technical expertise in the areas of advanced knee and shoulder arthroscopy, cartilage/meniscus restoration surgery, shoulder instability surgery, and care of the female athlete.

Dr. Frank earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois while playing 4 years of Division I Soccer, with majors in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Spanish, and her medical degree (MD) at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She then completed her Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the renowned Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she was a Chief Resident.

JRF Ortho specializes in providing orthopedic surgeons with the highest viability, most widely available cartilage solutions in the industry. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions for allograft joint repair to orthopedic surgeons who specialize in helping patients regain movement and improve their quality of life; thus, JRF Ortho is redefining the standard for allograft joint repair and maximizing the gift of donation. Our unique member relationship with AlloSource® and Community Tissue Services® (CTS) enables us to offer the largest selection of specialized high-viability fresh osteochondral grafts, tendons and menisci in the industry. Through innovation and a commitment to clinical results and positive outcomes, JRF Ortho is redefining the standard for allograft joint repair.

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