Dr. Lisa K. Cannada, M.D., is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon with an extensive background in teaching and orthopaedic trauma surgery. She completed her medical school at University of Maryland in 1996 and entered her residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She came back to Maryland for her trauma fellowship at the RA Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Maryland.
She worked at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia for three years before accepting a position at the University of Texas-Southwestern. She truly loves her career as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and is a strong advocate for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Her research includes use of bone morphogenetic proteins, limb salvage, outcomes after trauma, multiple studies dealing with retrograde intramedullary nailing, open pelvic fractures and childbirth after pregnancy. She is a tireless teacher and advocate for women and young students. She is faculty advisor for the Women in Surgery and Orthopaedic Interest Groups and teaches the third year medical students their orthopaedic surgery module.
In addition, she founded the Annual Women in Trauma Breakfast held at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), meeting and began a forum for young practioners at the OTA (which is now a symposium). Dr. Cannada is quite active nationally, being selected to the Leadership Fellows Program in 2007. She is editor of the OTA newsletter and Chairman of the Fellowship Committee. She is on the Board of Directors of the RJOS and Mentor Committee Chair. In addition, she is co-editor for a handbook for Women in Orthopaedics.
Dr. Cannada introduces herself and discusses if a woman who has had a pelvic fracture can have children.
December 9, 2009 - 1:39pm
Dr. Cannada describes pregnancy trauma and explains how she got involved in this field.
December 9, 2009 - 1:31pm
Dr. Cannada shares how orthopaedic trauma can affect the outcome of pregnancy and delivery.
December 9, 2009 - 1:23pm
Dr. Cannada discusses how a mother's orthopaedic trauma affects the growing fetus.
December 9, 2009 - 1:18pm
Dr. Cannada shares what a woman can do differently to decrease her shoulder pain.
December 9, 2009 - 1:09pm
Dr. Cannada shares the maximum recommended weight for a woman's purse.
December 9, 2009 - 1:05pm
Dr. Cannada explains when high heels are too high.
December 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
Dr. Cannada shares the shoes that are recommended for women.
December 9, 2009 - 12:56pm
Dr. Cannada explains how long is too long to stand in high heels and describes the long-term risk factors.
November 6, 2009 - 5:20pm
Dr. Cannada shares what a woman can do after an ankle injury to strengthen her ligaments and muscles.
November 6, 2009 - 5:17pm
Dr. Cannada discusses if surgical intervention is recommended after multiple ankle sprains.
November 6, 2009 - 5:13pm
Dr. Cannada shares which arthritis medications women should take to treat arthritis.
November 6, 2009 - 5:09pm
Dr. Cannada explains if trauma patients need to heal mentally in addition to healing physically.
November 6, 2009 - 5:05pm
Dr. Cannada discusses how a loved one can help a trauma patient.
November 6, 2009 - 5:02pm
Dr. Cannada shares if the gestational age at the time of orthopaedic trauma affects the outcome of the pregnancy.
November 6, 2009 - 4:57pm
Dr. Cannada shares how a woman's sex life is affected by a pelvic fracture.
November 6, 2009 - 4:54pm
Dr. Cannada discusses if a woman should see a specialist if she fractures her pelvis.
November 6, 2009 - 4:49pm
Dr. Cannada explains if surgery is required if a woman fractures her pelvis.
November 6, 2009 - 4:46pm
Dr. Cannada shares what a woman should do if the pain from her pelvic fracture does not dissipate.
November 6, 2009 - 4:42pm
Dr. Cannada shares why it is important for a woman to have a role model.
November 6, 2009 - 4:39pm
Dr. Cannada discusses how a woman's purse or backpack can contribute to shoulder pain?
November 6, 2009 - 4:35pm
Dr. Cannada explains if taking calcium ensures good bone health.
November 6, 2009 - 4:29pm
Dr. Cannada shares if there are long-term effects associated with taking glucosamine chondroitin as a supplement for joint health.
November 6, 2009 - 3:53pm