BIOGRAPHY
Name

Anthony Kamson DO

Biography

Born in the United Kingdom and raised in Atlanta, GA, Anthony completed his undergraduate degree at Georgia State University. He later obtained his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then began his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He intends to specialize in either Adult Reconstruction, Spine Surgery, or Sports Medicine. In his free time, he enjoys vacations with his wife, producing music, and working out.

Topics

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition that is due to degenerative changes of the articular cartilage. The disease is associated with “wear and tear” of the knee joint over multiple years and can occur at an accelerated pace following trauma or ligament laxity. Osteoarthritis of the knee is fairly common in elderly patients. A few risk factors that attribute to... Continue Reading

Clavicle Fractures

Clavicle fractures are a fairly common injury that occurs in the upper extremity. These fractures are usually seen following direct trauma to the clavicle (collarbone) or from a fall onto an outstretched hand. Individuals who have osteoporosis or participate in high-risk activities such as contact sports, motocross, and gymnastics are at high risk of having a clavicle fracture. An injury... Continue Reading

Olecranon Fractures

Olecranon fractures are one of the more common injuries that occur in the upper extremity. The most likely mechanisms that leads to these fractures are from indirect trauma to the extremity or direct trauma to the elbow. The injury mechanism usually will align with the fracture type. Direct trauma is likely to result in a comminuted (multiple fragments) fracture, whereas... Continue Reading

Radial Head Fractures

Radial head fractures are a one of the multiple injuries that can occur in the upper extremity. Of note, radial head fractures are the most common fracture seen in the elbow. These fractures are usually seen following direct trauma to elbow following a fall and are commonly associated with elbow dislocations. Those with weaker bone (osteoporosis) have a higher chance... Continue Reading

Fractures

Fractures occur in all individuals regardless of age. Those who are older and have less dense bone (osteoporosis) are more likely to suffer from a fracture. In youngers patients, fractures are more likely to occur from high energy trauma. Depending on the injury pattern some fractures will require surgery. The techniques to fix and stabilize a fracture vary based on... Continue Reading