Dr. Kassman is proud to welcome Ellie Gibson to his team. Ellie will be working as Dr. Kassman’s physician liaison. Prior to becoming a licensed property/casualty, life/health and disability income insurance professional, Ellie earned her BBA in Marketing from Texas Christian University and was a successful golf professional on the LPGA tour for 12 years. She brings years of experience with comprehensive marketing and consulting dedicated to the workers’ compensation arena. Her work will be focused primarily upon facilitating and promoting Dr. Kassman’s orthopedic care of injured workers.
Ellie will be an easily accessible resource to the workers’ compensation community. She is tremendously experienced in the field of workers’ compensation and understands and supports Dr. Kassman’s commitment to excellent patient care as well as timely communication with all involved parties. Nurse case managers, Employers, Insurance carriers/Adjusters and referring Physicians can continue to expect Dr. Kassman’s office to promptly provide work status reports, office notes, and other pertinent documents. Ellie will be a readily available direct contact to support Dr. Kassman’s commitments to the workers’ compensation community.
Ellie is available to organize and plan direct teaching experiences like small group talks and educational events. Many groups to include nurse case managers, workers’ compensation insurance adjusters, employers’ risk managers, and therapists have found these events entertaining and educational. Dr. Kassman’s areas of expertise include shoulder arthroscopy, particularly complex and extensive rotator cuff tears, knee arthroscopy for treatment of meniscus and ligament injuries, fracture repair, and hip and knee replacement.
Ellie can be contacted directly at 602-400-0678 or egibson@OrthoArizona.org