Students Learn How Technology Is Driving Surgery

Dr. Alan Nasar, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at AOSMI (Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute), Freehold and Monroe townships, N.J., recently presented an interactive video program for Career Day to senior students enrolled in the Medical Science Program at Freehold Borough High School. Dr. Nasar tied together the use of innovation and technology with how both are being used to improve surgery and the lives of patients.

            A question and answer session followed after Dr. Nasar showed the students surgical videos of hip arthroscopy, knee replacement with custom cutting guide, and cartilage transplantation of the knee. 

Dr. Nasar said, “I wanted to give the students concrete visualization of what they could contribute to society in the medical field. I still remember the excitement I felt when I was introduced to biotechnology in engineering school.  The first time I sat in on a surgery, I knew I wanted to become orthopedic surgeon. Now I have an opportunity to blend both surgical procedures and technology for the benefit of my patients.”

            Brian Mason, head of the physical therapy department at CentraState Medical Center, arranged for Dr. Nasar to speak to the Freehold students.  For further information or to have Dr. Nasar speak to your group, contact him at 732-720-2555.


About Dr. Nasar/About Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute:     


Dr. Alan Nasar, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, is a member of the AMA (American Medical Association), and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Nasar holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science, New York City, where he received specialized training in biomechanics and biometrics.  He received his M.D. from the medical school of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed surgical internships in general surgery and orthopaedic surgery at the State University of New York – Stony Brook Hospital, and adult reconstructive surgery at Desert Orthopaedic Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.


The Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) is an orthopedic practice located at Pond View Professional Park, 301 Professional View Drive, Freehold, and 312 Applegarth Road, Monroe Township.  The surgeons at AOSMI, who have a combined 100 years of experience, provide advanced medical care. For more information, call 732-720-2555 or visit   ###                                                                                         

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Frances Kirschner, owner of Frantasy Enterprises, LLC, a public relations firm in Lakewood, N.J. Frances Kirschner entered the field of public relations in 1976 when she began writing press releases for teachers and programs in the Lakewood schools. Later she wrote and coordinated all the publicity for the district. Ms. Kirschner also wrote for the Superintendent of Schools and published a bimonthly newsletter for the Board of Education until 1999. In addition, she created and marketed Frantasy Workshop, a company that created and sold social expressions, the children's book Nosey Notes, and audio cooking cassettes. Her materials were sold across the United States from 1979 - 1999. From 1993 to 2001, Ms. Kirschner was the editor of Pro Bono, a classical newsletter for Latin and Greek high school teachers and college professors. Besides her expertise in writing press releases for clients in many industries, Ms. Kirschner is experienced in proofreading, copyediting, and writing newsletters. She copyedited and proofread Visions, a magazine for the product development industry. Ms. Kirschner wrote the quarterly newsletter of the Lakewood UEZ for seven years and was also a proofreader for the magazine HR Innovator. Frances Kirschner holds a B.A. in Classical Latin and English; and two masters' degrees, one in Human Development and another in Administration and Supervision. Ms. Kirschner is also a certified trainer in the 4-MAT System, Teaching Model.
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