Pediatric ACL Surgery

It is frequently common that I see pediatric ACL patients. It is much more common now probably because younger patients are participating at higher levels of sports. We don’t like to see 11 and 12 year olds with acute ACL injuries, but it happens. What is different about the pediatric ACL injury is the presence […]

Why Rating Your Doctor May Be Bad For Your Health

Interesting article from Forbes here.  Sometimes the best doctors are not necessarily the ones who tell you what you want to hear.  Maybe some weight loss is needed or running not a good idea for your arthritic knee. Recent UC Davis study shows that maybe patient “satisfaction” is not always a reliable index to good […]

Dr. Maffet talks of Stem Cells on Channel 11

Dr. Maffet has been leading the field in the use of stem cell technology in orthopedic surgery procedures.  In this KHOU Channel 11 segment he talks to Mia Gradney about his work using concentrated bone marrow aspirate in ACL reconstruction procedures.