MSKUS Faculty List

 

Thomas B. Clark, DC, RVT, RMSK

Founder of MSKUS, is an internationally-recognized musculoskeletal ultrasound practitioner, anatomy expert, author and educator with over 30 years experience in the medical industry. He is a Musculoskeletal Sonologist and registered vascular technologist. He conducts regional workshops & On-Site Trainings in the United States & internationally to teach Ultrasound and Needle Guidance. He has authored dozens of publications on medical ultrasound along with traveling internationally to present and lecture. He has recently traveled to India, Spain, Hong Kong, Germany, Australia, Italy & Dubai as an invited speaker & faculty member for Ultrasound related conferences.

His passion for musculoskeletal sonoanatomy has led him to author dozens of publications on medical ultrasound including:

- Handbook of Diagnostic Ultrasound©

- Handbook of Ultrasound-Guided Injections©

- Spine Handbook: Sonoanatomy and Ultrasound-Guided Injections

- Blue Book of Diagnostic Ultrasound

- Basics of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Needle Guidance

- Sonography of the Normal Greater Occipital Nerve and Obliquus Capitis Inferior Muscle

- Greater Occipital Nerve Block - Extra-Foraminal Sonoanatomy

and various technical papers.

 

 

Albert J. Kozar, DO, FAOASM, RMSK

Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine, Avon, CT
Clinical Associate Professor, University of New England - Biddiford, ME

Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine

 

Dr. Kozar has been in private practice at Valley Sports Physicians (click to expand)

in Avon, CT, since August 2002 upon completing his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Sports Care/The Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. He is a graduate of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Athens, Ohio, where he also completed an undergraduate fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He did his family practice residency at Doctors Hospital, in Massillon, Ohio.  He is board certified in three specialties: Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, Sports Medicine, and Neuro-musculoskeletal Medicine.  In 2009 Dr. Kozar was awarded the honor of becoming a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
Currently, he serves as a team physician for the University of Hartford and Bloomfield High School, while caring for many of the professional and recreational athletes in the local and surrounding NE USA. His medical interests are further study into anatomy, functional movement, neuromuscular firing patterns as they relate to dysfunction and rehabilitation, and the use of diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound.

 

Sean Mulvaney, MD, RMSK

Sports Medicine Physician, Kimbrough Clinic, Ft. Meade, MD

 

 

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Paul Tortland, DO, FAOASM, RMSK

Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine, Avon, CT
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut
Clinical Associate Professor, University of New England - Biddiford, ME

Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine

Dr. Tortland joined the faculty of MSKUS in 2009. He founded (click to expand)

Valley Sports Physicians, in Avon, CT, in 1995, where he specializes in sports medicine and non-surgical orthopedics. He is a team physician for the University of Hartford, the U.S Figure Skating Team, and several local high schools. A 1991 graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Tortland completed a residency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and a fellowship in Sports Medicine. He is board certified in Sports Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, and Family Practice, and he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

 

Robert Monaco, MD, RMSK

Sports Medicine Physician, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

 

 

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Marc Hirsh, MD, FACP, RMSK

Advanced Rheumatology Center, Delray Beach, FL

Advanced Rheumatology Center

 

Marc J. Hirsh has practiced rheumatology since 2003 (click to expand)

and maintains a successful private practice at Advanced Rheumatology Center in Delray Beach, Florida, where he is the founding physician. Dr. Hirsh is a board-certified rheumatologist and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Hirsh received his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he also completed a research fellowship in the Department of Immunology and Medical Microbiology. Following an internship at Northwestern University in Chicago, he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he served on the faculty for one year as Chief Resident in Medicine and later concluded his postgraduate training with a rheumatology fellowship. Dr. Hirsh is on the forefront of rheumatology and specializes in interventional rheumatology which includes the diagnostic and treatment of joint and soft tissue ailments.  With the use of ultrasound for diagnostic and advanced techniques like ultrasound-guided cortisone injections and ultrasound-guided PRP injections, Dr. Hirsh has treated numerous patients with refractory pain who had given up hope of getting joint pain relief. As a member of the Florida Society of Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology, Palm Beach County Medical Society, American College of Physicians, Florida Medical Association, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Dr. Hirsh remains active in medical associations on a local and national level.

 

Brian J. Shiple, DO

The Center for Sports Medicine, Spine & Wellness Board Certified in
Sports Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

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Emily Pineda, MD, RMSK

South Texas Arthritis Care Center, San Antonio, TX
Member, American College of Rheumatology

South Texas Arthritis Care Center

 

Dr. Emily Pineda founded South Texas Arthritis Care Center in San Antonio, TX (click to expand)

where she practices Rheumatology. Dr. Pineda has been performing ultrasound guided injections since 2006. Dr. Pineda is the first in South Texas to provide cutting edge therapies such as Ultrasound-guided Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for various joint and soft tissue ailments, Ultrasound-guided Stem Cell injection Therapy and Fat Graft Injection for Osteoarthritis of the knee.

Dr. Pineda graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines. She completed her Internal Medicine residency in Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, New York. She completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at the prestigious Brown University Program, Providence, Rhode Island. She started private practice in Michigan in 1998. In 2005, she and her family moved from Michigan to San Antonio, which she now calls home. Dr. Pineda is a Board-certified Rheumatologist. She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, Bexar County Medical Society.

 

Keith Hansen, DC, PC, RMSK

Musculoskeletal Sonographer, Delray Beach, FL

Advanced Rheumatology Center

 

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Jimmy Huebert, MD

 

 

 

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Thomas M. Howard, MD, FACSM, RMSK

Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, VA

Fairfax Family Practice

 

Dr Howard completed his residency in Family Medicine at Dewitt Army Community (click to expand)

Hospital at Fort Belvoir, VA and his Sports Fellowship at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. After retiring from the Army in 2004 he assumed the position as the Program Director of the VCU-Fairfax Family Practice Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr Howard has over 15 years of experience in the office practicing sports medicine as well field side coverage at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Dr Howard runs a very active sports clinic that offers injury and overuse evaluation, stress testing, musculoskeletal ultrasound (diagnostic and guided injections) and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for tendinopathies.

 

Andrew Kochan, MD

Kochan Institute for Healing Arts Research, Sherman Oaks, CA

Kochan Institute for Healing Arts Research

 

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Henry A. Stiene, MD

Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

 

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Dr Stanley KH Lam, RMSK

KH Lam Musculoskeletal Pain Management & Sports Injury Center, Hong Kong

 

 

Dr Lam is the founder of the "KH Lam Musculoskeletal Pain Management & Sports (click to expand)

Injury Center" in Hong Kong. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Hong Kong. He is a specialist in Family Medicine in HK and specialized trained in Musculoskeletal Medicine and Sports Medicine. He has been travelling around the world to learn different Musculoskeletal skills and skills to treat sports injuries. He received his Post-Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine from the University of Otago in New Zealand. He learned manipulative skill in France and the Michigan State University. He learned prolotherapy from the American Academy of Musculoskeletal Medicine (AAMM) since 2003, and later the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM) since 2007. He is a board certified Prolotherapist from AAOM since 2010. Dr. Lam received Master of Science in Sports Medicine & Health Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine from the University of Bath of United Kingdom.

 

Dr Lam has started ultrasound guided intervention to help accurate needle placement in assisting Prolotherapy, PRP injections, Facet Blocks and Nerve Blocks since 2010 after studying musculoskeletal ultrasound guided interventional techniques from MSKUS from Dr. Tom Clark, with great success.

 

Dr Lam has been treating patients from Mainland of China and around the world. His medical interests are researches into Prolotherapy and PRP as a treatment to various sports injuries and musculoskeletal pain due to degeneration; biomechanical anomalies assessment and their contribution to dysfunction and rehabilitation; and the use of diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound.

 

 

Shawn P. Tierney, DC, RMSK

Atlantic Chiropractic, Long Beach, CA

Atlantic Chiropractic

 

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