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Top Doctors 2012

Kernan Physicians Selected to Baltimore Magazine's 2012 "Top Doctors" List

November 5, 2012

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital in Baltimore, an orthopaedic specialty hospital and the largest provider of rehabilitation specialty care in Maryland, is pleased to announce that nine of its doctors have been selected by their peers as Top Docs in Baltimore Magazine.

Kernan Sponsors Diabetes Talk

October 19, 2012

Kernan Hospital is hosting a free diabetes educational talk on Thursday, November 8, 2012, Noon to 1 p.m., in Conference Room A of the Flynn Conference Center. Denise Lichaa, RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietician will present "Nutrition Education for Diabetes: A Focus on Carbohydrate Counting." A free glucose screening will also be available. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Carol Butler, at 410-448-6760.

Kernan Sponsors Foot and Ankle Prevention and Injury Management Fair

October 15, 2012

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital is hosting a free foot and ankle prevention and injury management fair, Thursday, October 18, 2012, Noon to 2 p.m., in the Flynn Conference Center.

Cherly Lee

Kernan Hospital Announces Appointment of Vice President of Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer

October 12, 2012

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital has announced the appointment of Cheryl D. Lee, RN, MSN, CRRN, as Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer. Her selection is the result of local and national searches.

Kernan Sports Medicine Joins STOP Sports Injuries Campaign

October 8, 2012

Healthcare, business leaders, and professional athletes join forces to help young athletes play safe and stay healthy.

Kernan nurses

Kernan Hospital to Hold Fourth Annual Adapted Sports Festival

July 17, 2012

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital in Woodlawn, Maryland will be holding its fourth annual Adapted Sports Festival on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Kernan Hospital Is First Hospital in Maryland to Offer L300™ Plus

June 21, 2012

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is the first hospital in Maryland to provide a device that can assist some people in walking. In keeping with utilizing high-tech devices to assist patients with their rehabilitation, Kernan recently acquired the Bioness L300™ Plus, a medical device recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

New Device Helps Man Paralyzed As Youth Walk Again

New Device Helps Man Paralyzed As Youth Walk Again

May 24, 2012

Kernan is the first hospital in Maryland to offer a device that can aid some people in walking. A Baltimore man paralyzed as a child is taking new steps with a device that has dramatically changed the way he walks and -- maybe one day -- the way he runs.

Yuliya Hoffman recieving Kernan's 2012 Nurse of the Year Award

Kernan Hospital Celebrates Nurses Week with Awards Ceremony

May 21, 2012

Nurses at Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland were honored during a lunch and awards ceremony held on May 8 to celebrate Nurses Week. The event was a part of a week-long celebration that coincides with the national designation of Nurses Week, a time set aside to honor nurses and members of the nursing staff.

Disabled golfer having fun at a golf course

Kernan Hospital Golf Clinics

April 3, 2012

Kernan Hospital is offering FREE instructional golf clinics for the persons with physical disabilities on April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21. The clinics will be held 4:30 to 6 p.m.on Kernan Hospital's accessible golf green. Golf professionals from Forest Park Golf Course and Recreational Therapists will provide instruction. The clinics are for beginners and experience golfers who will benefit from modified golf techniques. Registration is required. Please call (410) 448-6320 for more information.

TEK Robotic Device

Robotic Device Helps Paraplegics Stand Tall

March 22, 2012

The new Tek Robotic Mobilization Device is designed to help people who have lost the use of their legs to stand up and move around in an upright position with seemingly little effort. Read an article from ABC News that features a quote from Dr. Peter Gorman, chief of rehabilitation medicine at Kernan Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital.