Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins WFUBMC

October 9, 2007

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center announces the appointment of Jason E. Lang, M.D., as assistant professor, orthopaedic surgery. 

Lang will join orthopaedic surgeons Riyaz H. Jinnah, M.D., FRCS; William G. Ward Sr., M.D.; Gary G. Poehling, M.D.; David F. Martin, M.D.; and Scott C. Wilson, M.D., as part of the most comprehensive joint program in the Triad. 

Lang treats adult patients with pain, deformity and arthritis of the knee and hip, employing state-of-the-art techniques – mini-incisions, computers, bone sparing, and limited joint replacement – when possible. His areas of expertise include partial and total knee and hip replacement, computer-assisted total joint surgery, and revision surgery of the hips and knees. Lang has made presentations at national meetings and been published in national journals. He also co-wrote a chapter in Insall and Scott’s Surgery of the Knee. 
A native of Durham, Lang recently completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at New England Baptist Hospital in Massachusetts. In 1994, he graduated with honors and was Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University. In 1999, Lang graduated from Duke University School of Medicine, where he received a research training award. He completed a five-year residency in orthopaedic surgery at Duke, where he received the chief resident teaching award. 

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