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C. Craig Satterlee, MD Receives ASES Appointment 

ASESCongratulations to orthopedic surgeon C. Craig Satterlee, MD, who was elected secretary/treasurer of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) association. Dr. Satterlee, who practices at Drisko, Fee & Parkins and has been on staff at North Kansas City Hospital since 1994, is one of only two orthopedic surgeons in the Kansas City area who belong to the exclusive organization. ASES encompasses 420 members worldwide and its mission is to support the ethical practice of evidence-based, high quality, cost-effective, shoulder and elbow care.

Dr. Satterlee has participated in multiple ASES committees over the years. During his three-year term as secretary/treasurer he is charged with:

  • overseeing the financial contributions of ASES’ trade publication, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, which is expanding to include a second, online journal.
  • helping to manage the resources of the ASES foundation as they raise $5 million for education and research.
  • moving membership toward inclusivity.

“It is an honor to be elected to this position and to have the opportunity to give back to a society that has afforded me continued education, networking and research,” Dr. Satterlee says.

About C. Craig Satterlee, MD

C. Craig Satterlee, MDDr. Satterlee currently participates in a Columbia University (New York) study involving X-ray research on total shoulder replacement devices. His practice is one of several contributing cases to the study. Dr. Satterlee earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine at Columbia, MO, and completed a shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Orthopaedics.

About ASES

By offering educational programs and encouraging research, ASES seeks to foster and advance the science and practice of shoulder and elbow care. The Society consists of leading national and international orthopedic surgeons who specialize in shoulder and elbow surgery. ASES Annual Meetings serve as a forum where people involved in this field can meet, discuss new ideas and present scientific material. ASES is responsible for developing scientific programs, organizing current knowledge, standardizing nomenclature and publishing scientific materials. Membership is by invitation only.