Dr. Keith Gabriel (right) introduced Dr. Peter Pizzutillo as guest lecturer for the 27th Annual Mimi Covert Memorial Lecture in Bunn Auditorium at St. John's Hospital on Oct. 24. Pizzutillo is chief of orthopaedic surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

Dr. Keith Gabriel (right) introduced Dr. Peter Pizzutillo as guest lecturer for the 27th Annual Mimi Covert Memorial Lecture in Bunn Auditorium at St. John's Hospital on Oct. 24. Pizzutillo is chief of orthopaedic surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

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