Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D.

Departments

Cancer CenterOrthopedic Surgery

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota
  • Adult scoliosis and spine surgery
  • Primary and revision hip and knee arthoplasty
  • Bone tissue engineering-polymer synthesis

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2000
    Senior Research FellowshipCenter for Biotechnology Engineering, Northeastern University
  2. 1995
    PhD - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""A Temporary Replacement for Trabecular Bone: The Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of a Novel Degradable Polymeric Biomaterial.""Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. 1991
    Clinical Fellowship - Spine SurgeryOrthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  4. 1991
    Research Fellowship - Orthopaedic BiomechanicsOrthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  5. 1989
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryWilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  6. 1984
    Internship - General SurgeryWilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  7. 1983
    MDGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  8. 1978
    MS - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""The Preparation And Characterization Of A Vinyl Acetate- Diallylamine Copolymer Latex To Be Used As An Immunological Reagent""Lehigh University

Certifications

  1. DiplomateAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery