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For CU's Harris-Tunks, ACL surgery no limping matter
Denver Post Sports Blog - 12/7/2010 (web)
CU Sports Medicine's Dr. Armando Vidal and Dr. Eric McCarty contributed to the repair of CU Buffs Basketball sophomore center Shane Harris-Tunks' ACL tear, enabling his rehabilitation with no trace of a limp.

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Dr. Philip Stahel leads study on "Universal Protocol"
Colorado Public Radio - 12/7/2010 (audio)
Dr. Philip Stahel, Director of Service for Orthopaedic Trauma at Denver Health and Associate Professor with the CU Department of Orthopaedics, is interviewed by Colorado Public Radio regarding his study of "Universal Protocol", the process utilized by nurses and doctors to ensure accuracy in surgical procedures.

Faculty Profile - Dr. Eric McCarty, CU Sports Medicine
Notable CU Buffs alum and now Chief of CU Sports Medicine, Dr. Eric McCarty (a 5280 Top Doc for 2010) was recently profiled by CU Medicine Today, following his Folsom Field trail from standout linebacker to team doc. Read article | Coach Bill McCartney reflections of Eric McCarty, MD

CU Orthopaedics welcomes Dr. Christopher Cain to the CU Spine Center
Press Release - 10/7/2010 (Dept of Orthopaedics)
The addition of Dr. Cain provides The Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital with additional, specialized expertise in treating back and neck pain sufferers with proven therapies and cutting-edge technologies. Discovery clears the way for treatment. Click here for the full press release

McCarty named as 5280 Top Doctor for 2010
5280 Magazine - 10/2010 (print/web)
Dr. Eric McCarty, CU Sports Medicine, is selected as a 5280 Top Doctor for 2010 in the field of Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

CU medical program focused on care for women's injuries
Denver Business Journal - 5/28/2010 (newspaper)
Article highlights the unique approach of CU's Women's Sports Medicine program in providing specialized care for active women.

Lower pitch count protects young arms
Denver Post - 05/10/2010 (newspaper)
Chief of sports medicine Dr. Eric McCarty is quoted on some of the inherent dangers of overworking young pitchers.