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Igbobi Hospital partners international experts on limb deformity
Vanguard News, Nigeria, June 2019

“We are happy to have the programme here in Nigeria,” said Dr. Mustapha Alimi, the Medical Director of Igbobi Orthopedic Hospital. We had one this year and we are still going to be having one by July, and we are going to bring international resourceful persons to show us things that we need to know. And they are going to use our own tools. That will increase the capacity of our services.” Read more…

Improved database enables new analytical capabilities for Richland manufacturer
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, September 2018

“During the nearly 20 years that SIGN Fracture Care International has been treating patients worldwide, the company’s vast network of surgeons has logged more than 120,000 entries into SIGN’s case database, an invaluable tool studied daily by company founder Dr. Lewis Zirkle to better understand the needs of his surgeons and patients.” Read more…

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A unique donation will help this Richland group heal broken bones in far-off lands
Tri-City Herald, August 2018

“SIGN surgeons have treated over 220,000 patients, and education is imperative as we continue to pursue innovative training methods to treat more complex fractures,” Zirkle said in a statement. “These patients would have severe disabilities from a simple fracture without the hands-on knowledge facilitated by Science Care’s cadavers, and we couldn’t be more grateful for their support.” Read more…

Secretary of Defense James Mattis comes home to give local doctor a medal
NBC Right Now, February 2018

“I just have to say, Dr. Zirkle, that you’re a part of the inspiration,” said Secretary Mattis. “You’re part of the reason America will stay a great country because you prove we’re a very, very good country. We’re obviously proud in the Department of Defense, too, to say that your unfailing sense of kindness and purpose grew out of the traumas of war.” Read more…

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