Episode 30

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3rd Oct 2018

030 Community Spotlight Jingle Bell Run - Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein

Today we speak with a champion!

As our Community Spotlight continues with the Arthritis Foundation and their signature event the Jingle Bell Run, we are here today with Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein of Sarasota Orthopedic Associates and he is serving as Medical Champion for this year’s Jingle Bell Run. 

Dr. Jeffrey Silverstein - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Silverstein is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained orthopedic surgeon who treats both adult and pediatric patients. His expertise covers orthopedic trauma of the upper and lower extremities, hip and knee joint arthritis, and sports medicine injuries.

Originally from West Virginia, Dr. Silverstein received his Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University and his Medical Degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, followed by additional fellowship training at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, FL.

Dr. Silverstein is trained in the latest orthopedic care of traumatic fractures. For patients with hip and knee arthritis, he offers both non-surgical and surgical options. Non-surgical options include physical therapy, custom bracing, medication management, cortisone and gel injections, platelet rich plasma (PRP), and stem cell therapies. When his patients require hip and knee replacement surgeries Dr. Silverstein may perform less invasive techniques including muscle sparing incisions, partial knee replacements, custom patient specific implants, and robotic assisted surgeries. 

During the course of his medical training, Dr. Silverstein was awarded numerous honors and has been published in medical journals. He is a frequent speaker throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties. He has offices in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Venice with hospital privileges at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

About the Jingle Bell Run

Now in its 23rd year, the Jingle Bell Run in one of the Arthritis Foundation’s signature events that is held nationwide during the month of December annually. 

This event provides a robust opportunity to partners to capitalize on the visibility and accessibility to the direct audience of the Arthritis Foundation which is comprised of community members including doctors, nurses, physical therapist, afflicted individuals and families suffering daily from arthritis.  (More info in the PDF download with this episode.)

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Selling Sarasota
Welcome to Selling Sarasota Podcast! In every episode Shelley lays the smackdown on misinformation and delivers key insights into local real estate. Shelley Panas is a REALTOR® with Century 21 Beggins Enterprises in Sarasota, Florida.

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Shelley Panas

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Living in Paradise! After running a successful company in Colorado Springs I decided that although mountains are beautiful, it was time for beaches. I relocated to Florida and joined the highly successful team at CENTURY 21 Beggins Enterprises -- the #1 C21 in Florida! I love it here! There is always something new to experience. At the end of the day, it is so nice to hop on my bike and head to the beach. The feel of sand squishing between my toes, listening to the waves crash on the shore while watching the sun paint the sky beautiful shades of gold, red and purple as it set is the perfect way to end my day. So I ask, why just come visit when you can stay?

I believe there is something profound in owning a home. This is your personal place to dream big dreams, relax in comfort, and be with the ones you love. I became a REALTOR® to help people have a better life.

We started our podcast in 2018 after Ed spent most of 2017 developing ideas for launching a podcast, only he didn't like any of the show topics he was testing. To test his audio gear he started "interviewing" me about my work in real estate. Needless to say, these test recording sessions became very silly very quickly and that's we realized we had our show. Ed brings his technical expertise in web development and digital marketing to complement my skills and experience in real estate to the show.

Edward Panas

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I have been a huge fan of podcasts since before they were even called "podcasts"! I remember listening to talk radio shows as far back when I was a kid through my college years. My frustration was always with getting a good signal or catching my favorite shows when they aired. When "Internet radio" shows started in the early 90's I used to listen to streaming shows from college & public radio stations, but connection speeds were limited. When podcasting started in 2004 I knew this was going to be a significant change in audio entertainment. As my weekly listening time increased over the years my interest in starting my own show grew as well.

I started kicking around the idea of starting a podcast shortly after moving to Florida in 2014, so in 2017 I joined Florida Podcaster Association in Tampa and learned how I could start my own show. As Shelley mentions in her bio, my ideas all sucked. (She says it much nicer than this.) I either lost interest very quickly or the ideas were just plain bad. She agreed to work with me testing out my new gear and audio production skills talking about her work in real estate. We were having so much fun doing these practice recordings we realized that this was our show. After a few months of learning about audio production and working out our content plan, we launched Selling Sarasota Podcast at PodFest Multimedia Expo on February 9th, 2018!