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North American Partners in Anesthesia

December 03, 2015 11:19 ET

North American Partners in Anesthesia's Sonia Szlyk, M.D. Addresses Healthcare Providers on Regional Anesthesia at the Orthopaedic Summit 2015

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - North American Partners in Anesthesia's Sonia Szlyk, M.D., will be a featured speaker to over 1,000 healthcare providers at the Orthopaedic Summit 2015: Evolving Techniques - Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery & Arthroplasty, which will be held December 2-5, 2015 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Szlyk will be presenting three lectures related to regional anesthesia over the course of the premier conference. This is the third consecutive year she will serve on the event's speaker panel.

"I am honored to return as faculty for OrthoSummit 2015," said Dr. Szlyk. "This conference highlights the ongoing collaboration between anesthesiologists and surgeons in their shared goal of optimizing perioperative pain management and patient outcomes for orthopaedic surgery. Regional anesthesia propels patient care to a new level by enabling the highest quality pain management within a patient-centered, cost-effective environment. This positively impacts both patient and surgeon satisfaction."

Information related to Dr. Szlyk's presentations are as follows:

Spotlight Session: Fast-tracking your Patients with a Regional Anesthesia Block Program
Thursday, December 3

In this session, Dr. Szlyk will discuss how a robust regional anesthesia service strategically facilitates early recovery after surgery (ERAS) and promotes operating room efficiency. This is a joint presentation with two orthopaedic surgeons whose patients benefit from nerve block catheters for rotator cuff repair, total shoulder replacement, ACL repair and total knee replacement.

Podium Presentation: Ultrasound-guided Nerve Blocks for Outpatient Surgery
Friday, December 4

During this presentation, Dr. Szlyk will highlight advances in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia that allow more complex orthopaedic procedures to be performed in an outpatient setting. Among the topics to be discussed will be the utilization of nerve block catheters for patients undergoing shoulder and knee surgery.

Podium Presentation: Evolving Technique Update: Pain Relief Post Hip Arthroscopy: The Lumbar Plexus Block
Saturday, December 5

Dr. Szlyk will review indications and considerations for the lumbar plexus block pertinent to postoperative pain control for hip arthroscopy patients.

Sonia Szlyk, M.D., is the Director of Regional Anesthesia, NAPA Mid-Atlantic. She has served as a clinical instructor in regional anesthesia at Stanford University Hospital in Stanford, CA. Dr. Szlyk is an accomplished lecturer and educator specializing in ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks and catheters. She is board-certified in anesthesiology and an active member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

The 2015 Orthopaedic Summit is the premier gathering of sports medicine, total joint, and arthroscopic orthopaedists across the globe. The three and a half day event will feature the latest cutting-edge techniques in arthroscopy and sports medicine, knee, shoulder, foot & ankle and hip Rheumatologic Institute repair.

For more information on Orthopaedic Summit 2015, click here.

About North American Partners in Anesthesia
Founded in 1986, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is the leading single specialty anesthesia management company in the United States. NAPA is comprised of the most respected clinical staff, providing thousands of patients with superior and attentive care. The company is known for partnering with hospitals and other health care facilities across the nation to provide anesthesia services and perioperative leadership that maximize operating room performance, enhance revenue, and demonstrate consistent patient and surgeon satisfaction ratings. For more information, please visit

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