Debra A. Zillmer, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Sports injuries
  1. Rehabilitation therapy
  2. Sport specific rehabilitation
  • Non-operative orthopedics: Making diagnoses and treating challenging problems of the shoulders, hips and knees using experience gained during my past experiences as a physical therapist and an orthopedic surgeon.
  • Rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports related injuries.
  • Bone and joint health.
  • Educating non-orthopedic medical health providers about diagnosis and care of orthopedic problems.
  • Educating patients about how to care for their orthopedic conditions.
  1. 1990
    Fellow - Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Iowa
  2. 1989
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryMontefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  3. 1985
    Internship - General SurgeryMontefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  4. 1984
    MDAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  5. 1976
    BS - Physical TherapyUniversity of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Certifications

  1. 1992
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 1980
    Student SenatorAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  2. 1976
    Graduation with HonorsUniversity of Wisconsin, La Crosse
  3. 1975
    Eta Phi Alpha, College of Arts, Letters & Sciences Honor FraternityUniversity of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberOrthopedic Clinical Practice Committee
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberClinical Orthopaedic Society
  3. 2012 - 2014
    LiaisonPatient Education, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  4. 2002 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  5. 2000 - 2003
    RepresentativeAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  6. 2000 - 2003
    ChairAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  7. 1999 - 2013
    Active MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  8. 1999 - 2000
    PresidentRuth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  9. 1998 - 1999
    Vice PresidentRuth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  10. 1998
    MemberChancellor's Commission on Athletic Safety, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
  11. 1996 - 1998
    TreasurerRuth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  12. 1995 - 1996
    Board Member at LargeRuth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  13. 1995
    MemberDisease Prevention & Health Promotion
  14. 1995
    MemberDisease Prevention & Health Promotion: Subcommittee of LaCrosse Health Science Consortium
  15. 1994
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  16. 1994
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  17. 1994
    MemberSearch Committee for Dean of College of Science and Allied Health, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
  18. 1992 - 2000
    Board MemberSport Spirit Committee, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
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Research activities

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