Michael E. Torchia, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Fracture
  2. Nonunion
  1. Knee surgery
  • Fractures and nonunions
  • Knee and shoulder surgery
  1. 1994
    Fellow - TraumatologyAO International Foundation, Bern Switzerland
  2. 1994
    Fellow - Arthroscopic SurgeryOrthopedic Research of Virginia
  3. 1993
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1988
    MDThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  5. 1984
    BSUniversity of Notre Dame

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 1992
    The E.D. Henderson Clinical Research Prize for ResidentsMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  2. 1991
    The Mark B. Coventry Clinical Research Award for ResidentsMayo Clinic
  3. 1988
    The Paul Erlich Research Prize for Medical StudentsThe Johns Hopkins University
  4. 1984
    Dean's AwardCollege of Science, University of Notre Dame
  5.  
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  6.  
    Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
  7.  
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2010 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  2. 2008 - present
    Medical DirectorSt Marys Outpatient Clinic
  3. 2004 - present
    MemberMayo Infection Surveillance Subcommittee (MISSC), Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2000
    MemberHospital Practice Opportunities Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  5. 2000
    MemberOrthopedic Trauma/ Emergency Medicine Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  6. 1997 - 2002
    MemberRegistry and Device Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  7. 1996 - 2002
    MemberDRG 210 Analysis Work Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  8. 1996 - 1997
    MemberCast Room Task Force, Saint Marys Hospital
  9. 1996 - 1997
    MemberAmbulatory Surgery Work Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  10. 1995 - 2009
    MemberTrauma Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  11. 1995 - 1999
    MemberEmergency Services Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  12. 1995 - 1997
    MemberContinuous Improvement Committee, "Start On Time" Task Force, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  13. 1995 - 1996
    MemberConscious Sedation Task Force, Department of Emergency Medicine
  14. 1995
    MemberThunderbird Project (Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Consultation Trial)
  15. 1994 - 2010
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  16. 1994 - present
    MemberResident Advisory Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  17. 1991 - 1992
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  18.  
    MemberOrthopedic Research of Virginia Alumni Association
  19.  
    MemberNotre Dame Orthopaedic Society
  20.  
    MemberAO Alumni Association
  21.  
    MemberNicaraguan Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  22.  
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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