WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – (May 19, 2009) – St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s today announced that Dror Paley, MD will be relocating to the Palm Beach area and opening the Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute at the Joint Preservation and Bone Reconstruction Center at St. Mary’s Medical Center on June 1st. The Institute is adjacent to the hospital and includes operating rooms, physician offices and a physical therapy center. Dr. Paley is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise in deformity correction and limb lengthening.
“We are very fortunate to have Dr. Paley join us. This is a significant achievement for our facility. Working with him to develop this program at St. Mary’s will be very exciting and will enhance the national and international reputation of our hospital and our community” says Chief Executive Officer Davide M. Carbone. “With his expertise, we can be confident that St. Mary’s will continue to grow as a center of excellence for patient care and services offering some of the most advanced surgical techniques available for patients with significant bone disorders and diseases.”
Dr. Paley’s worldwide reputation and expertise extends equally to children and adults in the diagnosis and treatment of special orthopedic conditions including congenital limb deformities, post-traumatic limb conditions, bone healing problems, bone defects, skeletal dysplasias, metabolic disorders, foot deformities, peripheral nerve disorders and other miscellaneous developmental deformities. For the past 22 years Dr Paley has dedicated his career to improving the lives of patients with limb disorders. He has performed more than 10,000 limb reconstruction surgeries and developed some of the most advanced surgical methods used for lengthening and deformity correction. His activities in the orthopedic field have been awarded and honored and Dr. Paley has been published numerous times throughout his career. Most notable is the 800-page textbook, Principles of Deformity Correction (Springer Verlag, 2002).
I look forward to working with the staff and physicians at St. Mary’s,” said Dr. Dror Paley. “St. Mary’s Medical Center’s services include all the critical elements required to effectively meet the specialized needs of my patients. True to the Institute’s name, I will be introducing several new cutting edge advances in the coming years providing our patients with the latest technology in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Surgery,” he notes.
St. Mary’s and the Paley Institute have made the commitment to provide quality health care for its patients and will continue working to enhance the standards of excellence for that care.