Ari E. Pressman, MD

Dr. Pressman received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He completed subspecialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, revision joint replacement and the treatment of arthritis at the most advanced center in Canada. He had additional training in cartilage resurfacing at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston. He holds fellowships in orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction, the treatment of sports injuries and allograft transplantation from the University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto.

Dr. Pressman holds a Masters Degree of Health Education, and actively participates as a surgeon educator and lecturer. His areas of expertise include the biologic treatment of arthritis, total hip and knee replacements, revision joint replacements, sports injuries, as well as general orthopedics. He is highly skilled in performing the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure.

Dr. Pressman was appointed Chief of Surgery of Uniontown Hospital in July 2007. He is Board certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY.

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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Undergraduate:
1988-1991 Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Major: Biochemistry/Biotechnology
Graduate:
1991-1995 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Degree: Doctorate in Medicine M.D.
Graduate:
1993-1995 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Degree: B.Sc. Medical Science
Post-graduate:
1995-2000 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery
Program Director: J. McAuley 1995-1997
Program Director: J. Jarvis 1997-1999
Post-graduate:
2000-2006 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Masters Health Education
OISE: Ontario Institute of Secondary Education

ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS:
Clinical Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
University of Ottawa: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Fellowship Director: Donald H. Johnson, MD
2000-2001
Visiting Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
ACI: Autologous Cartilage Transplantation
Harvard University: Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship Director: Tom Minas
Clinical Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Reconstruction and Allograft Bone Transplantation
University of Toronto: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fellowship Director: Allan Gross
2001-2003

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
Specialty Certification:
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 1999
Diploma of Sports Medicine
Canadian Association of Sports Medicine
Medical Licensure:
Medical Physician and Surgeon
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 2003
USMLE- Steps I, II, III: 1993-1996
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario 1995
Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada 1995
Examinations:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery: July 2004
Canadian Board of Orthopedic Surgery: July 1999
APPOINTMENTS

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
2005-present Chatham College Physician Assistant Program
Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA
2003-2008 Robotics Institute, Adjunct Faculty
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:
Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh 2006-Present
Monongahela Valley Hospital 2003-Present
Jefferson Regional 2003-Present
Saint Clair Hospital 2003-Present
UPMC South Surgical Center 2004-Present
Brownsville Hospital 2003-2005

ONGOING EDUCATION:
NIH Clinical Research Training Course 2007
Faculty Leadership Development Program, Chicago IL. 2006
HOSPITAL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
2010-Present Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown
Vice President Medical Staff
2010-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Disaster preparedness Committee
2008 April -June Monongahela Valley Hospital
Nominating Committee
2007-Present Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown
Medical Executive Committee
2007-Present Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown
Chief of Surgery
2007-Present Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Bone Morphogenic Review Committee
2007- 2008 Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Orthopedic Steering Committee
2007-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Credential Committee “Core Committee”
2005-Present Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown
Operating Room Committee
2006-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Executive Committee “Core Committee”
2005-Present Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh
Total Joint Arthroplasty Committee
2006-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Executive Committee
2006-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Credentials Committee
2005-Present Uniontown Hospital
Credentials Committee
2004-Present Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Revision Total Joint Committee
2004-Present Monongahela Valley Hospital
Medical Staff Bylaws Committee ” Core Committee”
2004-2005 Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown
P & T Infection Control
2002-2007 Monongahela Valley Hospital
Infection Committee

COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES: NATIONAL / REGIONAL
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

1999-2000 Member of RCPS(C) – Task force on the FITER
1998-2000 Representative RCPS(C) Council (resident member)
1998-1999 Member Committee on Specialties RCPS(C)
1997-2000 Member of the Royal College Evaluations Committee
Canadian Association of Interns and Residents
1999-2000 Vice President
1997-2000 Executive Member
1997-1999 Treasurer
1997-2000 Educational Responsibilities: Coordinate liaison functions between the Royal College and the Canadian Association of Interns and Residents: Educational Issues
Professional Association of Interns and Residents
1996-2000 Representative
1999-2000 Selection Committee – Best Clinical Educator
1997-1998 Executive Member – Royal College Portfolio
1997-1998 Responsibilities: Membership at PCPS(C) RAC Meetings
University Committee Responsibilities
1997-2000 Member of the Evaluations Committee
1997-1999 Member Postgraduate Education Committee (Medical School)
1999 Chief Resident Ottawa General Hospital (01/00 – 04/00)
1999 Chief Resident CHEO (10/99 – 01/00)
1999 Chief Resident Ottawa Civic Hospital (07/99 – 10/99)
1999 Chief Resident Ottawa General Hospital (04/99 – 07/99)
1997-1999 Resident Liaison functions with the Deans Office
1993-1995 Member Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (U of O Medical School)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:
Ontario Medical Association
Canadian Medical Association
Canadian Association of Sports Medicine
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2000 Teaching Award for Resident Teaching
University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery
Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999 First Prize: Orthopedic Surgery Review Day
University of Ottawa, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999 Best Paper (PGY 4-5): CHEO Review Day
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999 Best Paper Award: Collins Research Day
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999 PSI Nomination for Best Paper
University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1999 PSI Award for Basic Science Research
University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1998 First Prize: Orthopedic Surgery Review Day
University of Ottawa, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1998 First Prize Paper (PGY 1-3): CHEO Review Day
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1998 First Prize Paper Award: Collins Research Day
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1995 Aesculapian Award for Excellence
University of Ottawa Medical School
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1994 Surgical Skills Competition
University of Ottawa
Second Place
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1987 Duke of Edinburgh Award
Gold Medal Award

CONSULTATION APPOINTMENTS:
2004-2006 Consultant to Zimmer Inc.
Responsibilities: World Cup Development Panel
Development of Revision hip research tools
Revision Hip Initiatives – for community use
2006-Present Consultant to Smith and Nephew
Responsibilities: Educational Initiatives
Participation on Outcome Studies
Development of Revision Hip Products
2005-2006 SV Life Sciences
Boston, MA
Orthopedic Consultant

PUBLICATIONS:
Peer-Reviewed articles
2006 Anthony C. Maury, Ari Pressman, Barry Cayen, Paul Zalzal, David Backstein, and Allan Gross. Proximal Femoral Allograft Treatment of Vancouver Type-B3 Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures After Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg (Am). 2006;88:953-958
2005 A Pressman, G Doumit, O Rosaeg, M Bell. A double-blind randomized controlled trial showing the analgesic and anesthetic properties of lidocaine E to be equivalent to those of ropivacaine and bupivicaine in carpal tunnel release surgery. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. Number 4: 173-176.
2005 Robert B. Kennedy ; Sanping Chen Ph.D. ; Irwin S. Pressman Ph.D. ; Brian Yamashita Ph.D. ; Ari E. Pressman M.D. Large-Scale Statistical Analysis of Barefoot Impressions. Journal of Forensic Science. 50(5) 1071-1080.
2004 Goodman S, Pressman AE, Saastamoinen H, Gross A. Modified sliding trochanteric osteotomy in revision total hip arthroplasty. Vol. 19, Issue 8, Pages 1039-1041
2004 Kassab M ; Zalzal P ; Azores Gregorio M. S. ; Pressman AE ; Liberman Boaz ; Gross Allan E. ; Management of periprosthetic femoral fractures after total knee arthroplasty using a distal femoral allograft. Journal of Arthroplasty, 19(3) 361-8.
2003 Shasha N, Krywulak S, Backstein D, Pressman AE, Gross AE: Long-term follow-up of fresh tibial osteochondral allografts for failed tibial plateau fractures. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Supplement 2): 85-A: pp 33-39.
2003 Ari Pressman, MD, and Donald H. Johnson, MD, FRCSC. A Review of Ski Injuries Resulting in Combined Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligaments. Arthroscopy. Vol. 19. No. 2. Pp. 194-202.
2003 Wunder, Jay S. MD; Ferguson, Peter C. MD; Griffin, Anthony M. BSc; Pressman, Ari MD; Bell, Robert S. MD. Acetabular Metastases: Planning for Reconstruction and Review of Results. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 415 Supplement:S187-S197
2003 Kennedy Robert B.; Pressman Irwin S.; Sanping Chen; Petersen Peter H.; Pressman Ari E., Statistical Analysis of Barefoot Impressions. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 48(1) 55-63.
2000 Letts, RM, Davidson, D, Pressman, A: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with the Semitendinosus Tendon in Children: Operative Orthopadie und Traumatologie, 12:146-53
2000 Letts RM, Davidson D, Pressman, A: Reconstruccion Del Ligamento Cruzado Anterior et Ninos. Ortopedia Y Traumatologia, 9:181-186
1997 Pressman, A, Letts, M, Jarvis, J, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children: An Analysis of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment: Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics, 17: 505-511
Book Chapters / Invited Articles:
2002 The Adult Knee. Editors Callaghan, Rosenberg, Rubash, Simonian, Wickiewicz. Johnson, DH, Pressman, A. Chap 41. Meniscal Repair. Publisher, Lippincott, Williams, Wilkins. 2002.
2001 Johnson, Don M.D.; Pressman, Ari E. M.D. Current Status of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery. Techniques in Orthopaedics. 16(2):195-203.
Pending Publication:
Pressman, A, Jarvis, J, Letts, M: Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children: An Analysis of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment.
Pressman, A, Feibel, R, Uhthoff, H: An Analysis of the Effects of Nicotine on Tibial Cortical Bone Healing in a Canine Model.
Electronic Publications:
2001 Johnson, DH, Morelli, MM, Pressman, AE: Clinical Case Challenge: Anterior Shoulder Dislocation. Electronic Presentation for Medscape Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 5(1).
2001 Johnson DH, Pressman, AE: The Expert Opinion: Can Athletes Play Hockey after a Grade III Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation? Electronic Presentation for Medscape Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 5(1).
2000 Dervin GD, Johnson DH, Pressman AE: Clinical Examination of the Knee. Canadian Orthopaedic Association 13th Annual Basic Science Course CD

PRESENTATIONS: PEER REVIEWED AND CME
May 2010 Brockmeyer, MD PhD, Pressman AE, MD. Orthopedic Update on Hip Resurfacing. First Annual Saint Clair Hospital Multispecialty Medical Education Conference.
January 2010 Pressman AE, MD, MEd. Complex Issues in Pain Control affecting Orthopedics. Course Title: Fayette Regional Health System Winter Symposium.
October 2009 Pressman AE, MD., An update in total joint arthroplasty – concentrating on safety and avoidance of infection. Course Title: Uniontown Fall Safety Symposium – Uniontown PA, October 10, 2010.
October 2009 Pressman AE, MD., An Update in Hip resurfacing and partial knee arthroplasty. Course Title: Florida West Arthroscopy Association Fall Meeting. Siesta Key, FL.
January 2009 Pressman AE, MD, MEd. An update on current trend and practices in Total Joint Arthroplasty. Course Title: Fayette Regional Health System Winter Symposium.
October 2007 Pressman AE MD., An Update on Total Joint and partial knee arthroplasty. Is the Deuce partial knee arthroplasty here to stay? Course Title: Florida West Arthroscopy Association Fall Meeting. Siesta Key, FL.
May 2007 Pressman AE, MD. Grand Rounds UPMC Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh. Total Joint Arthroplasty – the Benefits of a Total Joint Centre. Rounds Presented on May 31, 2007.
May 2007 Brockmeyer, MD PhD, AE Pressman, MEd, MD. Topic: “Balancing the Valgus and the Varus Knee” Course Title: “Advances in Total Joint Replacement: Indications, Pearls, and Detailed Surgical Techniques…a weekend with the experts”
June 2004 DH Johnson, MD. Monika Volesky, MD, Andy Pickle, MD, Ari Pressman, MD Randomized clinical trial of femoral and tibial fixation in hamstring ACL reconstruction ACL study Group, Sardinia 2004.
November 2002 Bessette, B., Pressman, AE, Johnson, DH. ACL Reconstruction with Hamstrings and Bioabsorbable. Poster #99. ISAKOS (Florence)
November 2002 Bessette, B., Pressman, AE, Johnson, DH. Meniscal Repair with Bioabsorbable Devices Poster #315 ISAKOS (Florence)
June 2002 Bessette, B., Johnson DH., Pressman AE. Two Year Results on a Bioabsorbable Soft Tissue Interference Screw Fixation With Hamstring Grafts. Presentation at the Annual Meeting AOASSN, 2002.
June 2002 Shasha, N., Krywulak, S., Backstein, D., Pressman, AE., Gross, AE. Long Term Follow-Up of Fresh Tibial Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation. Presentation at the Annual Meeting AOASSN, 2002.
April 2002 Ari E Pressman, Monika Volesky, presenter Andrew R Pickle, Donald H Johnson Comparison of EndoButton® Versus Bioabsorbable Interference Screw plus EndoPearl® Femoral Fixation in Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial. ISAKOS Presentation Florida 2002.
June 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M. Two-Year Results on Double-Looped Semitendinosus and Gracilis Grafts Fixed With a Bioabsorbable Soft Tissue Interference Screw, Canadian Orthopedic Association, London, Ontario.
June 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M. A Ten-Year Prospective Review of Meniscal Repair During ACL
Reconstruction-Evaluating Results After the Introduction of Biodegradable Implants. Canadian Orthopedic Association, London, Ontario.
May 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M. (Poster) Two-Year Results on Double-Looped Semitendinosus and Gracilis Grafts Fixed With a Bioabsorbable Soft Tissue Interference Screw. ISAKOS Bi-Annual Meeting, Montreaux, Switzerland.
May 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M. (Poster) A Ten-Year Prospective Review of Meniscal Repair During ACL Reconstruction-Evaluating Results After the Introduction of Biodegradable Implants. ISAKOS Bi-Annual Meeting, Montreaux, Switzerland.
March 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M, Dervin G, Wilkinson R. Two-Year Results on Double-Looped Semitendinosus and Gracilis Grafts Fixed with a Bioabsorbable Soft Tissue Interference Screw. Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Seattle, Washington.
March 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M (Poster) A Ten-Year Prospective Review of Meniscal Repair During ACL Reconstruction-Evaluating Results After The Introduction of Biodegradable Implants. Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Seattle, Washington
October 2000 Pressman, AE. The Development of an Algorithm to Treat Osteochondral Injury and Cartilaginous Defects – a year 2000 update at the Florida West Arthroscopy Meeting, Siesta Key, Florida.
October 2000 Pressman AE, Doucette P, Puddester D. Early Career Selection During Medical Training: A Growing Problem. Presented at the Symposium on Medical Education – Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
1999 Pressman A, Feibel R, Uhthoff H: An Analysis of the Effects of Nicotine on Tibial Cortical Bone Healing in a Canine Model. Presented at: Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Research Day; University of Ottawa Orthopaedic Research Symposium; and Collins Surgical Research Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario.
June 1999 Bell, M., Rosaeg, O., Pressman AE. A double blind randomized control trial showing the analgesic and anesthetic properties of lidocaine E to be equivalent to those of ropivacaine and bupivicaine in carpal tunnel release surgery Presentation at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Plastic Surgery Society.
1998 Pressman, AE, Bell M, Roesag O: A Randomized Blinded Analysis of Xylocaine, Bupivicaine and Ropivacaine Anaesthetic Solutions for Outpatient Carpal Tunnel Surgery. Presented at: Canadian Association of Orthopaedic Residents, 1999; Collins Surgical Research Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, 1998; University of Ottawa Orthopaedic Research Symposium, 1998; and Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Day, 1998.
1996/1997 Pressman, A, Jarvis J, Letts M: Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children: An Analysis of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment. Presented at: Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, 1996; Canadian Association of Orthopaedic Residents, 1997; Collins Surgical Research Symposium Ottawa, Ontario; University of Ottawa Orthopaedic Research Symposium; and Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Day.
1994-1996 Pressman A, Letts, M, Jarvis J: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children: An Analysis of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment. Presented at: Canadian Orthopaedic Association, 1994; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, (Poster Presentation ) 1995; Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Day, 1996; Collins Surgical Research Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, University of Ottawa Orthopaedic Research Symposium; and Canadian Orthopaedic Residents Association.

PRESENTATIONS NON-PEER REVIEWED:
November 2010 Baron SL, MD, Pressman AE, MD. Innovations in Orthopedic Surgery BHR Hip Resurfacing and Alternate Bearings in Hip Surgery: Controversies and Successes. November 2, 2010, Monongahela, PA.
October 2010 Baron SL, MD, Pressman AE, MD. Monvalley Total Joint Center Presentation. Presentation to Hospital Employees and Surgeons. October 20th, 2010, Monongahela PA.
June 2010 Smith and Nephew BHR Training Course. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator BHR Products. June 24-25 – Boston, MA.
June 2010 Knee Continuum Program. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Revision Knee Products. June 16-17 – Milwaukee, WI.
February 2010 Smith and Nephew BHR Training Course. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator BHR Products. February 18-19 – Salt Lake City, UT.
January 2010 Synthes Guest Lecturer and Program Director: Fracture repair and Osteosynthesis course for Operating Room Personnel. Course Delivered at Uniontown Hospital, January 2010.
November 2009 Smith and Nephew Live Surgical Demo – Moderator. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Revision Knee. November 5th, 2009. Little Rock, AK.
October 2009 Smith and Nephew BHR Training Course. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator BHR Products. October 29-30, 2009. Memphis, TN.
September 2009 High Demand Knee Course – Smith and Nephew. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee and Revision Knee Products. September 26, 2009. Boston, MA.
July 2009 Smith and Nephew BHR Training Course. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator BHR Products. July 3rd, 2009. Cleveland, OH.
May 2009 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR Products. May 23, 2009. New Orleans, LA.
August 2008 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR Products. August 14th, Chicago, IL.
July 2008 Journey Focus on Excellence Training. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR products. July 7th, 2008, San Francisco, CA.
June 2008 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR Products. April 2008, Charlotte, NC.
April 2008 Clinical Lectures and Anatomic Lab Training – Mobile Lab. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR products. April 29-30, 2008. Moline, IL.
March 2008 Journey Focus on Excellence Training. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer
and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR products. March 28-30, 2008. Boston, MA.
February 2008 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products and BHR. February 20-21, 2008, San Antonio, TX.
January 2008 Journey and BHR Training Program. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. January 21, 2008. Cleveland OH.
November 2007 Focus on Excellence Legion Revision Knee Update. Guest Surgeon Demonstration and Presentations. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. November 28-30, Miami, FL.
October 2007 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. October 9-12, 2007, Henderson, NV.
August 2007 CCJR – Contemporary Solutions in Joint Arthroplasty. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. August 2-3 2007, Rosemont, IL.
June 2007 Deuce and Journey Total Knee Course. Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. June 23rd 2007, Memphis, TN.
June 2007 Advanced Knee Course – Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. June 2nd 2007, Pensacola, FL.
June 2007 Focus on Excellence Legion Revision Knee Update. Guest Surgeon Demonstration and Presentations. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. June 6-8, San Diego, CA.
May 2007 Hip Resurfacing: A new innovation Chanel 11 Morning News – KDKA Interview
May 2007 Advanced Knee Course – Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. May 18th 2007, Edison, NJ.
May 2007 Legion Revision Knee Update. Local Pittsburgh Demonstration and Presentations. Bridgeville, PA. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator Knee Products. May 3rd 2007, Edison, NJ.
January 2007 Innovations in Joint Surgery: Introducing the BHR: Community Lecture at Mon Valley Hospital. January 9, 2007.
May 2006 Deuce Surgeon Education Course Sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Faculty Lecturer and Clinical Demonstrator. Presentation and lectures to teach participating surgeons – lab demonstrator.

CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS:
2009 Legion Marketing Collateral Review. Assistance with medical assessment of Advertising, October 2009.
2009 Technical Writing – Assistance with Legion Hinge Project Technique Guide. September 2009.
2008 Medical Education Advisory Board. Cecil Rorabeck MD, Seth Grenwald, PhD, Andrew Weyman MD, Mohit Bhandari MD,
Peter Heckt MD, Blair Fraser SN, Rob Cripe SN. Smith and Nephew, June 24-25 2008.
2008 Ignite Technical Advisory Program – 2nd Annual. An Experience in providing surgeon input to facilitate corporate understanding of current issues. Smith and Nephew, August 7-10, Boston MA.
2008 Strategy and Development Meeting 2008 – Medical Education Strategy. Fiesta Americana Grand Coral beach Resort, Cancun, Mexico – July 10-11, 2008.
2008 Ignite Technical Advisory Program – AAOS. An Experience in providing surgeon input to facilitate corporate understanding of current issues. Smith and Nephew, March 5, 2008, San Francisco, CA.
2007 Ignite Technical Advisory Program. An Experience in providing surgeon input to facilitate corporate understanding of current issues. Smith and Nephew, June 7-10, 2007, Phoenix, AR.
2007 Andy Balaity, Senior Vice President Smith and Nephew; Todd Durniak, Smith and Nephew; Peter Heckt, Vice President Medical Affairs Smith and Nephew. “An Educational Model – Planning for the future”. Presentation April 15th, 2007.
2007 Smith and Nephew Hip and Knee Course. BHR and Update for the USA 2007 with Peter Brooks, Mr. Clarke, Eric Trier, Tim Borne. Colorado, USA – Feb 1-3, 2007.
2006 Scott Flora, Senior VP Smith and Nephew North America
A Rationale for sales force training in the development of Community Programs – to enhance surgeon/product utilization.
2006 Conference call, Todd Durniak, Thomas Brockmeyer PhD Medical Education and New Education Initiatives. 2006-2007
2006 Meeting in Memphis regarding medical education strategy at Smith and Nephew – Meeting with Peter Heckt and Medical Education team – October 20,21, 2006
2006 Presentation to Sales Force – Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty
2005 Ray Elliot, CEO – Zimmer
A Rationale for the Development of a Community Education Program
2004 Presentation to the Sales Force – Zimmer Randal

CLINICAL STUDY / DEVICE DESIGN / CONSULTING:
2007-2010 Medical Resource Person to Smith and Nephew Sales Force. Online review of X-rays to assist Sales force nationally with identification of components and tips and tricks for Revision Surgery.
2007 Development Project: Smith and Nephew Revision Hip Stem (MDF): Initial meeting and subsequent meetings regarding design and implementation of MDF Stem – Smith and Nephew Revision Stem. Design Team initial member. Initial Meeting March 2007.
2006 Review of ONI Fracture Nail: Consultant to SV Life Science for due Diligence review of ONI nail systems. Recommendations provided September 2006.
2006 Presentation and Cadaver workshop at initial Deuce Training Session for surgeons – September 29,30 2006.
2005 Development Project: Zimmer Acetabular Project World Cup Consulting: Initial meeting and subsequent meetings regarding design and implementation of world cup system – General Consultant. Initial meeting and subsequent meetings starting September 17th, 2010. Chicago, IL.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR MEDICAL/ DIRECTOR:
June 2001 Assistant Course Director
Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
1997-2001 Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Faculty
2000 Clinical Instructor Knee Laboratory
Arthroscopy Association of North America
ACL Reconstruction. Palm Springs CA
November 2010

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