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Smith Day & Jupiter International Hand Forum 2016

27th Annual Smith Day; April 29, 2016
3rd Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum; April 30 – May 1, 2016
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge

Hosted by: Hand & Arm Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Course Director: David Ring, MD, PhD & Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Honored Sage: Jesse B. Jupiter, MD
27th Annual Richard J. Smith Day Orator: Joseph Upton, III, MD
3nd Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum Orator: Milan Stevanovic, MD

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Smith Day & Jupiter International Hand Forum

26th Annual Smith Day; May 29, 2015
Second Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum; May 30 – May 31, 2015
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge

Hosted by: Hand & Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Course Director: David Ring, MD, PhD
Honored Sage: Jesse Jupiter, MD
26th Annual Richard J. Smith Day Orator: Graham King, MD
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25th Annual Smith Day & Inaugural Jupiter International Forum

25th Annual Smith Day; May 30, 2014
Inaugural Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum; May 31 – June 1, 2014
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge

Organized by: Hand & Upper Extremity Service,
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Written by: Teun Teunis, MD,PhD student from The Netherlands


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David Ring, New Chief of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

David Ring named New Chief of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery David Ring, MD, PhD, has been appointed the new chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Service in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery. Ring succeeds Jesse B. Jupiter, MD, who has been a vital part of the department for the past 18 years and who will remain active in the practice in the management of reconstructive problems in the hand and upper limbs.

“I am honored by the opportunity to lead MGH Hand Surgery,” says Ring, who was previously the director of research for the Hand and Upper Extremity Service. “I promise to carry the standard set by giants such as Dr. Jupiter, Drs. Richard Smith, James May and Richard Gelberman. I look forward to working with all of the experienced and dedicated hand surgeons with particular areas of expertise encompassing all of hand/upper extremity and microvascular surgery.” Continue reading

Chaitanya Mudgal: Tendon Transfers in the Upper Limb

Grand Rounds Video of Dr Chaitanya Mudgal at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MATendon Transfers in the Upper Limb: Current Concepts
Chaitanya Mudgal, MD
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Grand Rounds presented on October 25, 2012 at the O’Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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Jesse Jupiter: Innovation and Innovators

Jesse Jupiter at the Mass General Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Innovators and InnovationInnovation & Innovators: Does it take 10,000 hours?
Jesse Jupiter, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Grand Rounds presented on March 29, 2012 at the O’Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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Recovering From Injury

David RingDavid Ring, MD, PhD is an Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, specializing in arm fractures, post-traumatic reconstruction, hand surgery and elbow surgery.


Some fractures frustrate us. Adverse events always affect us. But nothing takes the wind from our sails more than a patient who has greater pain and disability than expected. We are used to having answers and knowing what to do. For diagnoses like open fracture, compartment syndrome, or an elbow that will not stay reduced, we feel like we can make a difference. But when our patients have stiff fingers, a stiff elbow, or persistent disabling pain the answers do not always come easily (1). Continue reading