Dews receives sports medicine certification from ABOS

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Dews receives sports medicine certification from ABOS

Dr. Robert Dews has received subspecialty certification in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). Candidates are required to document proficiency in surgical procedures and also non-surgical management of sports medicine problems. This was followed by an intensive four-hour examination. ABOS administers the exam every 10 years. Dews is a board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. Dews, aHattiesburgnative, received his bachelor’s degree fromMillsapsCollege. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he also completed a residency. He completed an AO Trauma fellowship at Watauga Orthopedics and a sports medicine fellowship at Mississippi Sports Medicine. He is a member of theAmericanAcademyof Orthopedic Surgeons,AmericanCollegeof Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and Mississippi Orthopaedic Society. He also sees patients in Southern Bone and Joint’s satellite clinics, Hattiesburg 98 West and Collins, once a week.