Michael R. Klein, Jr, MD received word today that the Governance Committee and the NASS Board of Directors have selected him to receive the North American Spine Society's 2020 David Selby Award for contributions to the art and science of spinal disorder management through service to NASS.

MRK is currently seeking medical experts that specialize in Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neuropsychology. Please contact our medical director Edward Younger, MD. to discuss becoming an expert consultant in California and Nevada.

MRK Medical Consultants offices will be closed on Monday Jan 20 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Charles Raggio is a licensed Metallurgical Engineer in the State of California. He is the Principal Engineer at Raggio Metallurgical Group providing consulting and failure analysis services to a variety of industries. He has extensive experience in the custom orthopedic implant market having personally designed over two thousand custom implants for hip, knee and shoulders. He is available as an expert in implant failures.

Hard to believe but it has been one year since MRK started to use programs to prepare documents and review PDF files. It has been very exciting and challenging to learn new systems, implement new procedures and overall improve our product. We no longer have to depend on mail delivery services to have our records sent which means that we are faster in turning around our files. Last year when we talked about the Cloud in meetings we had staff that pointed to the sky! During our transition our office manager oversaw the installation of new servers and new computers, and trained staff from different disciplines on how to use the software. We are moving next year to a building with better pa...

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For many years I trained at a trauma center and as a surgeon I saw daily how fragile our lives are. Every day families worlds were upended by accidents and life events. At a certain point I left trauma and started doing scheduled orthopedic procedures, surgeries that people planned for and life was very different from the world of trauma. I thought possibly a way to control what goes on in my world. In the 90's I started doing Independent Medical Exams and again I am witness to patients whose lives are greatly impacted by accidents and life events. Today, as I listen to the KCRA news with reports of several tragic accidents in the Sacramento area I am reminded by how fragile our lives...

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