Dr. F. Todd Wetzel named Bassett Healthcare Network's chief of orthopedics — 4 insights

Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network appointed F. Todd Wetzel, MD, chief of orthopedics, the Rome Sentinel reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Wetzel said he plans on increasing orthopedic services in network, while also improving patient access.

2. He most recently was a professor of orthopedic surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia.

3. Dr. Wetzel is the North American Spine Society's immediate past president.

4. After earning his medical degree from Philadelphia-based University of Pennsylvania Medicine, he completed a residency at New Haven, Conn.-based Yale University and then fellowships at New Orleans-based Tulane University and Yale University.

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