5 insights into new AAHKS President Dr. Michael Bolognesi

Written by Eric Oliver | March 14, 2019 | Print  |

Michael Bolognesi, MD, became the 29th American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons president at the AAHKS Board of Directors' meeting in Las Vegas.

Five insights into Dr. Bolognesi:

1. Dr. Bolognesi holds several titles at Durham, N.C.-based Duke University, where he is a professor of surgery, the chief of the adult reconstruction and the division's fellowship director.

2. He earned his medical degree from and completed his residency at Duke, before completing a fellowship at Salt Lake City-based University of Utah.

3. Dr. Bolognesi is an avid researcher, studying total joint replacement, unicompartmental arthroplasty and revision joint replacement procedure outcomes. He's also an inventor working on technologies to advance the those specialities.

4. He has served AAHKS in many capacities, working on the publications, membership and programs committees.

5. Dr. Bolognesi is a past Journal of Arthroplasty guest editor.

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