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Dr Lo Speaks And Demonstrates Shoulder Surgery At AANA Fall Course

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Dr Lo recently lectured and demonstrated shoulder surgery at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Fall Course, in Las Vegas, NV, Nov 6-8, 2013. Dr Lo lectured on Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Advances in Techniques and demonstrated Advanced Techniques in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in a live cadaveric surgical demonstration.


Dr Lo Returns From Successful Shoulder Surgeries In Turks & Caicos

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Dr Lo recently returned from the Turks and Caicos Islands performing surgeries on Canadian patients at the world class Interhealth Canada Hospital TCI. In conjunction with Global MedChoices, patients from Alberta have been traveling to the Turks & Caicos Islands where their surgeries are performed by Dr Lo in an expedited fashion and returning to Alberta where their post-operative care is seamlessly integrated and followed locally. “Every time I return to TCI, its surprising to me the incredibly high quality of care patients receive and at a fraction of the cost when compared to other travel medical options in Canada and the United States” Dr Lo said.

Dr Lo and Dr Joe Lemoine, a Canadian Orthopaedic Surgeon now working permanently in TCI.

Dr Lo and Dr Joe Lemoine, a Canadian Orthopaedic Surgeon now working permanently in TCI.


Dr Lo Speaks At Arthroscopic Shoulder And Elbow Surgery: An International Perspective

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Dr Lo spoke at the Open Meeting Of The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Arthroscopic Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: An International Perspective on October 12, 2013, Las Vegas, NV. Dr Lo explained his treatment and rationale of advanced arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears during a 1 hour seminar.


Dr Lo Featured In Calgary Herald

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Calgary Herald August 2013


Dr Lo Returns Following Successful Shoulder Surgeries In Turks & Caicos

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Canadian Patients Receive Expedited Surgical Care Combined with Turks & Caicos VacationGMC

Memphis, TN. July 12, 2013 – This week in the Turks & Caicos Islands, Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd, the leader in orthopaedic medical tourism, successfully facilitated the company’s first arthroscopic shoulder surgeries, the latest in the companies orthopaedic offerings. The surgeries were performed by Dr. Ian Lo of Calgary, Alberta.

“I had been waiting for almost two years in Calgary to see a surgeon about my shoulder. I called Global MedChoices and within two weeks I was in the Turks and Caicos, at amazing facilities, with my surgeon” said Lisa Neff, a Global MedChoices shoulder surgery recipient. “The hospital staff is exceptional, the island is beautiful, and having Global MedChoices coordinate our transportation, accommodation and meals allows me to focus on recovery.”

Global MedChoices currently offers orthopaedic medical travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands, where patients can undergo knee, hip and shoulder surgery performed by a US or Canadian surgeon who travels to the islands. The patient receives post-op physical therapy in the islands and continuum of care back home. Canadian patients enjoy the benefit of expedited surgery versus waiting long periods of time for an operation date.

“Considering my age and the extensive damage, I could not risk much waiting time – at least six to eight months in Canada,” said Don Harris, another shoulder recipient. “I’m looking forward to golfing, lifting up my grandchildren, and enjoying retirement.”

“I am delighted I can offer my patients yet another option to suit their needs. Global MedChoices provides an opportunity for Canadian patients wishing to receive world-class expedited care,” said Dr. Ian Lo.

For more information about the Global MedChoices, contact 877.439.7848 or www.globalmedchoices.com


Expedited Shoulder Consultation and Surgery For Calgary

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GMCDr Lo will be screening shoulder patients in a clinic sponsored by Global MedChoices for an opportunity to have affordable and expedited arthroscopic shoulder surgery in the Turks and Caicos Islands with the continuum of care back in Calgary.

When: Monday, June 17, 2013

Time: 5 pm

Where: 6707 Elbow Drive, SW, Room 110A, Mayfair Place (intersection of Glenmore and Elbow in SW Calgary, adjacent to Mayfair Diagnostics)

 

To attend, contact Raelyn Graham at 403-220-2745.

For more information about Dr. Ian Lo and the Global MedChoices opportunity for arthroscopic shoulder surgery in the Turks & Caicos Islands, please see the following press release or visit www.globalmedchoices.com


Global MedChoices And Dr. Ian Lo Join Forces To Offer Medical Tourism To Calgary Shoulder Patients

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Global MedChoices and Dr. Ian Lo Join Forces to Offer Medical Tourism to Calgary Shoulder Patients: Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeries Now Scheduled in Turks & Caicos Islands

Memphis, TN. June 10, 2013 – Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd, the leader in orthopaedic medical tourism, announces today it is it adding arthroscopic shoulder surgery as part of its product package of surgical procedures performed in Turks and Caicos Islands. Dr. Ian Lo of Calgary, Canada will be the lead surgeon for the first arthroscopic shoulder surgeries for Global MedChoices in July.

“This relationship with Global MedChoices will provide my patients with a medical option that was not previously available, ” said Dr. Ian Lo. “It’s the best, most logical choice for expedited surgical care and provides the highest quality of care with seamless pre-operative assessment and post-operative follow-up.”

Patients that need arthroscopic shoulder surgery can travel to Turks and Caicos Islands for the surgical procedure performed in the islands by Dr. Lo. Global MedChoices handles all travel arrangements and coordination, making the process easy and affordable for patients who want to be free of shoulder pain.

Dr. Ian Lo is a Calgary-based orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder conditions. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, at the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. He has pioneered several arthroscopic shoulder procedures and holds multiple patents for arthroscopy and shoulder-related products. An international lecturer, he has twice been awarded the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon’s Neer Award, the organization’s highest distinction for shoulder research, and is a recipient of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association Founder’s Medal. He co-authored “A Cowboy’s Guide To Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy.”

“We are thrilled to have such a renowned expert in the field of shoulder surgery as Dr. Lo join our efforts in providing patients in North America a choice in medical tourism that is close to home, in the Turks and Caicos Islands,” stated Collin Childress, CEO of Global MedChoices.

For more information about arthroscopic shoulder surgery in Turks and Caicos, contact Global MedChoices at 877.439.7848 or visit www.globalmedchoices.com.

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Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd offers patients, in need of orthopaedic procedures, a new choice for affordable, timely, accessible and high‐quality orthopaedic care in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Procedures are performed at world‐class medical facilities in vacation or resort destinations by North American surgeons who travel to the destination with their patients. All travel, procedures, paperwork and processes are handled from the point of departure to return by Global MedChoices and patients have a personal continuum of care in both the hospital and at home.

Now there is a choice in healthcare. It’s Your Choice. Global MedChoices.


Dr Lo Performs Surgical Demonstration At 9th Biennial ISAKOS Congress

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Dr Lo recently lectured and performed a surgical demonstration at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sport Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress in Toronto, ON, May 14, 2013. This biennial meeting gathers surgeons, sport medicine physicians, and sport rehabilitation experts from around the world discussing the latest advancesISAKOS in orthopaedic sport medicine, arthroscopy and surgery. Dr Lo performed a surgical demonstration of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using single and double row repair techniques.


Dr Lo Speaks At Mayo Clinic

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Dr Lo recently spoke at the Mayo Clinic Advanced Techniques In Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty & Fractures, Rochester, MN on April 26, 2013. Joining invited lecturers Dr Robert Bell, MD (USA), Dr Robert Neviaser, MD (USA), Dr Warren Dunn (USA), Dr Glen Ross (USA), Dr Mark Mighell (USA), Dr Pietra Randelli (Italy) and Mayo Clinic Faculty, Dr Lo lectured on partial thickness rotator cuff tears and subscapularis tears. Slide1