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Jean Simard, M.D. Joins Memphis Orthopaedic Group

Memphis Orthopaedic Group (MOG) is pleased to announce a new orthopedic surgeon, Jean Simard, M.D., joined the long-standing medical practice January 2, 2018.

Dr. Jean Simard graduated from Laval University School of Medicine in Quebec, Canada. He completed his orthopedic residency at Laval University. After his residency, he went to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as a visiting physician. He did rotations in hip, knee, and shoulder reconstruction and then he did a trauma fellowship at the Campbell Clinic at the University of Tennessee.

After completing his fellowship, Dr. Simard was on staff at one of the Laval University teaching hospitals in Quebec City. Besides his busy orthopedic practice, he worked as a clinical instructor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He was involved in teaching orthopedic residents as well as participating in many research projects. He has also given numerous presentations at different orthopedic conferences.

Dr. Simard practiced in Indiana for a few years prior to relocating to Memphis in 2002. He is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is also Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, of which he is a member. He practices general orthopedics with a special interest in hip and knee replacement, as well as shoulder and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Simard stays current with the latest new technologies including MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing. Dr. Simard enjoys doing outdoor activities with his wife Lyne and his two children.

“We are excited to bring such an experienced, talented surgeon to our team here at MOG, said Christopher Ferguson, M.D.

“We have been delivering quality outcomes to our patients for more than 75 years, and we are sure Dr. Simard will help expand our long-standing reputation, which is extremely important to all of us here in the MOG family.”

Memphis Orthopaedic Group has been providing cutting-edge orthopedic care to Memphis and surrounding areas since 1942.  MOG specializes in comprehensive orthopedic care.  The physicians at MOG diagnose and treat diseases and injuries of the bone, muscles, tendons, nerves, and ligaments in adults and children.

Appointments are now being made with Dr. Jean Simard. Call the office at 901-381-4664No referral necessary unless required by insurance.

Memphis Orthopaedic Group Launches GWIG (Go Where I Go) – Digital Word of Mouth Referral App

Memphis Orthopaedic Group launched GWIG (Go Where I Go) at all 5 of their memphis area locations this week.

In the world of online reputation management, for years all we have had is Arbitrary Ratings and Anonymous Reviews.  With GWIG’s innovative technology, we now have what small business owners really want, Referrals.

MOG is the first ortho group to join the GWIG network and implement digital word of mouth referral technology in the United States

Some Stats: 

Out of 10 Satisfied Customers, 8 are willing to refer, however, only 3 actually do! #1 reason they don’t refer: LACK OF INCENTIVE! GWIG allows MOG to track and recognize folks for reccomending MOG to friends and family!

92% of consumers report that word-of-mouth recommendation is the top reason they buy a product or service.

How it Works:

You have a friend who needs a referral for a business. And, you have the perfect one to share. In a world where searching for a new business is confusing and backwards, we all know that the best recommendation comes from a trusted personal contact. How can we quickly send helpful business information to our friends?

Send your referral via GWIG. Send business information the fastest and most simple way possible. With your GWIG app, you are able to access your favorite businesses’ contact information and your contacts to quickly help your friend “Go Where I Go” .GWIG saves your favorite businesses in your personal smart rolodex – finding and sending this information to your contacts can be done through one easy step with your GWIG mobile app.

Your friend receives the GWIG. Imagine referring your favorite business to a friend, and having confidence that your friend is one click away from being in touch with a great business they need.

You’ll have confidence that your personal contact will be sent an email with the business’ Google Places profile information, without spam, ads or reviews from strangers .Your friend will be able to designate whether they would like the business to reach out to them and how – saving time and effort.

Download the app and refer MOG or your favorite MOG Physician today…

OR

 visit www.gwig.com

Memphis Orthopaedic Group Health Expo and Sports Physicals Event May 10th!

MOG Release 2 19 14 FINAL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 1, 2014

Contact: Michelle Hodges, Marketing Director

Phone: 901.240.0056

Memphis Orthopaedic Group  Health and Injury Prevention Expo and Sports Physicals

To Benefit Middle and High School Tipton and Lauderdale County Students

MEMPHIS, Tennessee–Memphis Orthopedic Group (MOG), a Division of MSK Group, P.C.  will host the first annual Health and Injury Prevention Expo on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at Brighton High School located at 8045 Hwy 51 S, Brighton, TN. The event is being sponsored by Depuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine, *a leader in orthopaedic sports medicine and a part of the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, as well as Safe Kids Worldwide, and Methodist North Hospital. Medical specialists will be on-site to provide sports physicals and educate participants about common over-training injuries, proper stretching and injury prevention techniques, nutrition, hydration, concussions, recognizing cyber bullying and other health topics.

Students, family members and friends are invited to participate in a day of fun and learning at the expo featuring, food, entertainment, giveaways and educational breakout sessions. A hospitality room will be available for coaches, school administration and city officials. MOG is providing the sports physical service free of charge. Participating schools may choose to charge a fee, which the school can use for its own fundraising purposes. All proceeds will go directly to the schools to the benefit of their students.

“We’re thrilled to be able to provide this service to the schools and community. Sports participation offers a host of benefits, including teaching young people team-building skills, weight management, and social skills development. We anticipate the participation of eight to nine schools, and look to have anywhere from 800 to 1,000 students and their families join us for the sports physicals and associated activities, ” said Michelle Hodges, MOG Marketing Director.

Commenting on the event, Dan Hein, MSK Group, P.C., Chief Operating Officer “It is important to us as an organization to give back to the community and the schools, and this event is the perfect venue to do just that.”

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About Memphis Orthopedic Group:

Memphis Orthopedic Group has served the Greater Memphis area since 1942 and has five offices throughout the area. Walk-in access is available during the day, evenings and Saturdays. For more information on Memphis Orthopedic Group, please call 901.381.4664 or visit memphisorthogroup.com.

*DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine is a division of DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.