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New Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Lewis County Health System Medical Staff

 

Published: January 12, 2023 at 10:20 a.m.

By: Media Release from Lewis County Health System

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 12, 2023

 

 

New Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Lewis County Health System Medical Staff

 

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Description automatically generated with medium confidenceLOWVILLE, NY─ Lewis County Health System (LCHS) and Lewis County Orthopedics announce Shane K. Woolf, M.D. has joined its medical staff with more than 20 years of experience.  He specializes in general orthopedics and sports medicine injuries to athletes of all levels and ages, with interests in shoulder, knee, and hip problems.

 

"We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Woolf to Lewis County," stated Sean Harney, Chief Medical Officer of Employed Practices at Lewis County Health System.  "Dr. Woolf's esteemed work in the field of orthopedics and his surgical skills and experience will be an asset to our orthopedic team."

 

Dr. Woolf completed his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hersey, PA.  He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery, including two years as a research fellow, at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Then, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute in Taos, New Mexico. 

 

During his tenure, Dr. Woolf provided medical coverage and support as head team physician to the Charleston Battery, Charleston Riverdogs, and South Carolina Stingrays, as well as the Volvo Car Open tennis tournament, numerous high schools, and other sports organizations.  He has served in the medical pool for the United States Ski and Snowboard Team. 

 

Dr. Woolf is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Orthopaedic Association. 

 

"Dr. Woolf looks forward to working with the LCHS orthopedic team in providing compassionate, high quality orthopedic care for patients and their families in the greater Lewis County area," stated LCHS Chief Executive Officer Gerald R. Cayer, MPH.

 

Dr. Woolf joins Orthopedic Surgeons Steven J. Kaplan, M.D., James Mason, D.O., and Physician Assistant Evan Leibelsperger, RPA-C.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Lewis County Orthopedics at 315-376-4505.

 

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