Our Chapter Leader, Trevor W. Turner, M.D. RMSK is dedicated to empowering the local medical device culture through networking, education, and building sound relationships. Atlanta is primed for growth in the medical device sector particularly for fledgling businesses. The ecosystem is strengthening with a strong group of people committed to seeing it succeed. A local SoPE chapter will certainly find its place amongst this excitement and serve a key role in bringing together the people needed to launch Atlanta into a medical device industry leader.
Trevor W. Turner, M.D. RMSK
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Trevor W. Turner, M.D. RMSK
Trevor W. Turner, M.D. RMSK is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician at Georgia Bone and Joint where he works as the Director of the Center for Regenerative Orthopedics. He specializes in minimally invasive image guided orthopedic procedures to place platelet rich plasma and autologous stem cell injections into damaged tissue to help patients recover function faster with lower risk. He has completed advanced certification in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, which is a critical part of his ability to render state of the art therapies on the cutting edge.
Dr. Turner completed his medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School before completing an internship in General Surgery at the University of California San Francisco. He then completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham during which he was selected to be a student researcher on ACL injuries with the American Sports Medicine Institute.
After residency, Dr. Turner had the privilege to spend 4 years working with Dr. James Andrews at the Andrews Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute where he regularly treated a wide range of professional, collegiate, and amateur athletes. However, he is most proud of his role in caring for our nation’s Special Operations personnel, by whom he is continually humbled with their enduring commitment to courage and sacrifice.
Dr. Turner is passionate about healthcare entrepreneurship, and he serves as both an advisor and strategic partner to numerous start-ups focused on disruptive innovation in medicine. He has a special focus on commercialization of university and government lab intellectual properties, and he enjoys working as a national speaker at events which emphasize building high performing teams.
Dirk G. Schroeder
CEO Updraft Advisors, Professor, and Successful Health EntrepreneurRead Bio
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Dr. Tariku Mekonnen had his MD from Ethiopia and completed his fellowship in Integrative Medicine working for his board certification in ABOIM. Over the past 14 years Dr. Tariku has worked and practiced in areas of HIV Medicine and Infectious disease working for different organizations including the World Health Organization ( WHO ), University of Washington, PATH and many others.
Over the years Dr. Tariku worked with several renowned scientists in the field of infectious disease, trained and mentored more than 20, 000 health care providers in different countries.
He founded a medical consulting company headquartered in Las Vegas Nevada, currently he is serving as a CEO of T-Medicus LLC and developed ClintDoc TM, a physician education app.
He also served as a Medical Director for Accuity Delivery Systems, Medical advisory board and board of directors for Friends of Parkinson’s.
Dr. Tariku founded SOPE Las Vegas Chapter and led the chapter for 3 years till April 2020.
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