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“Bringing Exceptional Care To Orthopaedic Trauma” with Dr. Christopher Cosgrove

As an orthopaedic trauma surgeon in the only Level 1 Trauma Center in a 200-mile radius, Dr. Christopher Cosgrove is reminded every day of just how important his specialty is. In this episode, Dr. Cosgrove talks about the unique experience of working in a trauma center, and he explains how he’s helping to prepare the next generation of surgeons through Campbell Clinic’s residency program. He also compares working in the U.S. to working in other countries and reminds us why whole-person care is so important in the field of orthopaedics. 

Episode Recap:

  • Today we’re talking with orthopaedic trauma surgeon Dr. Christopher Cosgrove (1:21)
  • What makes working in a Level 1 trauma center unique? (2:40)
  • How are you equipping the next generation through the residency program? (9:33)
  • What are you doing to help move your specialty forward? (13:10)
  • Why is whole-person care so important in orthopaedics? (16:31)
  • How do you stay positive when caring for patients on their worst days? (19:00)
  • What makes working in the U.S. different from other countries? (21:48)
  • How is the experience of working for Campbell Clinic unique? (24:20)
  • What are you excited about right now? (30:52)
  • Can you share a story that you come back to on hard days? (32:19)
  • Why is the trauma center so important for this community? (35:47)

Links and Resources:

Campbell Clinic

Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics Textbook
Learn more about Dr. Christopher Cosgrove

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