Dr. Stephen Swirsky Appointed Medical Honoree for Walk to Cure Arthritis
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen M. Swirsky DO, who was honored as a medical honoree at this weekend's Walk to Cure Arthritis.
Published on: 05/17/2016
Dr. Stephen Swirsky, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at Nicklaus Children’s, has been selected by the Arthritis Foundation as a medical honoree for the 2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis of Broward County. Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that supports its mission to conquer arthritis by spreading awareness and raising money for research aimed at finding a cure. Dr. Swirsky joined hundreds of supporters at the Broward County Walk to Cure Arthritis which took place on Saturday, May 14 in Fort Lauderdale.
Dr. Swirsky specializes in sports medicine and injury prevention and provides care through the Orthopedic Surgery Program and Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center.
About the Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. The Arthritis Foundation’s goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life – and making each day another stride towards a cure. The Foundation also publishes Arthritis Today, the award-winning magazine that reaches 4 million readers per issue. Visit www.arthritis.org
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