10 orthopedic surgeons to know

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A National Institutes of Health award recipient and nine other orthopedic surgeons to know:

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Surgeons are listed in alphabetical order. To nominate a surgeon for future lists, please contact Ariana Portalatin at aportalatin@beckershealthcare.com.

Christopher Bono, MD. Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). Dr. Bono is executive vice chair of the department of orthopedic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, a professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston and the associate program director of Harvard's orthopedic residency program. He earned his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in New York City. He completed a residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now known as Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, in Newark. He completed a fellowship at the University of California San Diego Medical Center.

Jason Genin, MD. Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center (Garfield Heights, Ohio). Dr. Genin is active in research projects related to orthopedics and sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. He completed a residency at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Ohio, and a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic's South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. He has served as the team physician for the Cleveland Indians baseball team and a consulting physician for the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team.

Krista Goulding, MD. Mayo Clinic (Phoenix). Dr. Goulding specializes in cancerous and non-cancerous tumors of the musculoskeletal system. She earned her medical degree from McMaster University in Canada and completed her residency at the University of Ottawa in Canada. She completed fellowships at the University of Ottawa, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in England and Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. Dr. Goulding is researching ways to improve quality of life outcomes for patients with malignant bone and soft tissue cancers.

Kenneth Gustke MD. Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital. Dr. Gustke is a founding member and past President of Florida Orthopaedic Institute. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Gustke is known internationally as a pioneer in joint replacement implant design and surgical techniques.

Terrence Kim, MD. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles). Dr. Kim earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and a fellowship at the Institute for Spinal Disorders in Hurst, Texas. His research interests include minimally invasive surgery, motion preservation technology and cervical spine deformity correction. He is also vice president of the board and director of education at the Spine Institute Foundation in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Anna Kulidjian, MD. Scripps La Jolla (Calif.) Hospitals. Dr. Kulidjian earned her medical degree from the University of Toronto in Canada, where she also completed her residency. She completed two fellowships at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She is the director of the orthopedic oncology program at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research interests include metastases, and she actively works to find treatments for metastatic bone diseases.

Matthew Roberts, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Roberts specializes in foot and ankle procedures. He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed his residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery and a fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Roberts has won multiple awards, including being named a top doctor by Castle Connelly and New York Magazine.

Henock Wolde-Semait, MD. NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (New York City). Dr. Wolde-Semait earned his medical degree at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York City. He also completed his residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He completed fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston and Tampa, Fla.-based Shriners Hospitals for Children. His research was published in the Journal of Bone & Mineral Research in 2002 and 2005. He is also a clinical assistant professor at NYU Long Island School of Medicine.

Kenneth Urish, MD. University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Medical Center. Dr. Urish earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh (Pa.) School of Medicine. He completed a residency at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and a fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Urish is the director of the University of Pittsburgh's Arthritis and Arthroplasty Design Group, a National Institute of Health-funded project dedicated to early arthritis prevention and improving joint replacement outcomes.

Thomas Wuerz, MD. New England Baptist Hospital (Boston). Dr. Wuerz earned his medical degree from the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen School of Medicine in Germany. He completed residencies at Inselspital, the academic medical center at the University of Bern in Switzerland, and at the Cleveland Clinic. He also completed fellowships at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy traveling fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., and at the Schulthess Klinik in Switzerland. Dr. Wuerz is a recipient of the National Institutes of Health career development award.

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