Alternate Mask Options if No N95 Masks are Available

Alternate Mask Options if No N95 Masks are Available

Complete Care's Dr. Christopher MacLaren DO, FAOAO, providing alternate mask options for healthcare workers facing a shortage of N95 masks. The N95 is still the best option and if you have them, continue using them, but this workaround can help in an emergency.

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More About Dr. MacLaren

Dr. MacLaren is dual board-certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He has many years of experience in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, general orthopedics, fracture care, and treatment of bone and joint injuries. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne where he was Chief of Orthopedics and received the Combat Medical Badge for his remarkable work. His extensive medical studies included fellowships in arthroscopy, sports medicine and knee reconstruction. He has been helping patients at Interventional Associates to relieve pain and maximize function, through non-operative techniques as well as through surgical correction.

  • The Ohio State University: Bachelor of Science Cum Laude Graduate with Honors
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ohio University: Traditional Orthopedic Emphasis Track Internship
  • U.S. Health Doctors Hospital: Internship
  • Oklahoma State University Health Science Center Tulsa Regional Medical Center: Orthopedic Surgery Residency, earning Chief Resident Award
  • University of Texas: Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Reynolds Army Medical Center: Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • American Osteopathic Board of Surgery Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Fellow
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Nova Southeastern University
  • President of American Osteopathic Society of Orthopedic Sports Medicine