RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – Dr. Mark Galland, lead physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC), has announced that the practice has partnered with St. Mary’s School in Raleigh to provide on-site care and treatment to student-athletes at school sporting events. OSNC personnel will be present for the school’s sporting events and will be responsible for treatment to athletic injuries.
St. Mary’s School is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12. St. Mary’s School offers a full interscholastic athletic program consisting of 18 teams in various sports, including cross country, field hockey, golf, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and track & field.
“OSNC is excited to partner with St. Mary’s School, North Carolina’s leading preparatory school, to provide our medical services,” said Galland, a physician with OSNC. “We are looking forward to working with the students and faculty at St. Mary’s School to offer a safe athletic environment for student-athletes.”
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Dr. Mark Galland is an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina. Galland received his medical degree from Tulane University’s School of Medicine and completed his residency in the university’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He began his career in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine while serving in the United States Navy at a naval hospital at Camp Lejeune, N.C. There, he served as chief of orthopaedic surgery and was the recipient of numerous awards for both leadership and excellence in treating injuries common to sailors and marines. Since beginning with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, Galland has continued to treat injured athletes. He currently serves as a team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the Advanced A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team, and as medical director and orthopaedic consultant to the Louisburg College athletic program. He also serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to several local high schools. For more information, visit http://www.orthonc.com or http://drmarkgalland.com.
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