In honor of today's National Women Physician Day, we'd like to give a big shout out to our co-founder, Dr. Barbara Bergin, and board-certified physiatrist, Dr. Ai Mukai. They are both extraordinary women who have boldly entered, and proven highly successful in, the predominately male practice of orthopedics.
Dr. Bergin treats all types of bone and joint conditions. She is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a fellow at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She is passionate about educating her patients every step of the way whether it be for a surgery or rehabilitation program following an orthopedic injury.
Dr. Mukai's specialty is the non-surgical evaluation and management of neck and back pain, and pinched nerves. She is board certified with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is a fellow in Pain Medicine, at the University of California Los Angeles.
National Women Physician Day is celebrated on February 3 to honor the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in the United States to earn a medical degree (in 1849).
Join us today in saluting all women physicians by using hashtags #NWPD and #IAmBlackwell.
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