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The International Center for Limb Lengthening in the News
- Dr. Michael Assayag, Dr. John Herzenberg, Dr. Philip McClure, Dr. Noman Siddiqui and Dr. Shawn Standard were recognized as 2020 “Top Doctors” in the November 2020 issue of Baltimore Magazine. Dr. Assayag was listed under General Orthopedics, Drs. Herzenberg, McClure and Standard were recognized under Pediatric Orthopedics, and Dr. Siddiqui was listed as a top doctor in Podiatry.
- The International Center for Limb Lengthening is featured in this October 2020 WJZ-TV – CBS Baltimore story about Nicolai–one of the first patients in the world to have limb lengthening surgery with a Precice Plate. Many young children’s bones are too small to accommodate an internal lengthening nail, and the only option was a cumbersome external fixator. This new plate technology that Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard helped develop enables young children to have the benefits of internal lengthening.
- Dr. Shawn Standard was quoted in this “Ortho Spine News” story as the International Center for Limb Lengthening helped to develop the Precice Plate that enables younger children and patients of small stature to have the benefits of internal lengthening. Prior to this plate, these patients would have had to have undergone lengthening with an external fixator.
- In June 2020, Dr. John Herzenberg was awarded The Daily Record‘s Healthcare Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is his winner profile as published in this Maryland business, legal and government news publication.
- In this June 2020 clip from SUCH TV, a news channel in Pakistan, Dr. Noman Siddiqui, Director of Podiatric Surgery, International Center for Limb Lengthening, is interviewed in Urdu about podiatric surgery. He explains that podiatric care is a public health concern in Pakistan and shares information about diabetic limb preservation. He also answers viewer questions about foot health, limb lengthening and foot and ankle sports injuries.
- Dr. John Herzenberg was featured in this WBAL-TV 11 News story on how telemedicine is helping the Rubin Institute to continue serving patients with orthopedic concerns who do not want to leave the safety of their own homes during the Coronavirus pandemic.
- Dr. Michael Assayag, Dr. Christopher Bibbo, Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard were recognized as 2019 “Top Doctors” in the November 2019 issue of Baltimore Magazine. Dr. Assayag was listed under General Orthopedics, Dr. Bibbo was listed as a top doctor in Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery, and Drs. Herzenberg and Standard were recognized under Pediatric Orthopedics.
- Dr. Janet Conway successfully saved the life and leg of a teenager with a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Her efforts are featured in this People.com article, this WJZ 13 Baltimore television story, and this FOX 45 Baltimore news television story. She also is interviewed about flesh-eating bacteria in this FOX 45 News morning show segment.
- Dr. John Herzenberg, Dr. Michael Assayag and Team Sinai are featured in this Baltimore Jewish Times article about the April 2018 medical mission to Haiti.
- Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in this U.S. News & World Report article about ways to address limb length differences.
- Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in a Jerusalem Post blog post about Clubfoot treatment.
- A patient with a dwarfism condition is profiled in “Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure” in the Baltimore Sun. Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard are also interviewed about the Precice internal lengthening system.
- The Precice Limb Lengthening System is featured in this Orthopedics This Week article.
- Dr. John Herzenberg is featured in an NPR article about Clubfoot treatment.
- This Baltimore Sun article covers a Save-A-Limb Fund event and profiles of one of our patients living with TAR syndrome.
- A patient who was treated for Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD) by Dr. John Herzenberg was featured on WBAL-Radio.
- The Richmond Times-Dispatch did a story on a girl who is getting limb lengthening treatment at the International Center for Limb Lengthening. Dr. Shawn Standard is quoted in the article.
- Orthopedics This Week included Dr. John Herzenberg in their list of the top 17 pediatric orthopedic surgeons in the United States.
- The International Center for Limb Lengthening, Dr. John Herzenberg, and the Precice internal lengthening system were featured in the Scientific American.
- 2012 Save-A-Limb Ride Coverage included: WJZ-TV, Press Box and other media outlets.
- U.S. News and World Report listed Dr. John Herzenberg as being in the top 1% of orthopedic surgeons in the nation.
- This LifeBridge Health article covers Dr. John Herzenberg’s medical mission trip to Ecuador. The medical volunteers performed 33 operations in just four days.
- Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard published an article about the Precice lengthening rod in the Maryland Physician Magazine.
- An article in the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma features the International Center for Limb Lengthening’s Multiplier App.
- Dr. Shawn Standard and Dr. John Herzenberg are featured in a Lower Extremity Review article about the Precice Limb Lengthening System.