Harold B. Kitaoka, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Ankle reconstruction
  2. Foot reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle reconstruction
  1. 1987
    Fellow - SurgeryUniversity of California School of Medicine
  2. 1986
    ResidentAkron City Hospital
  3. 1982
    InternshipAkron City Hospital
  4. 1981
    MDOhio State University
  5. 1977
    BA - ChemistryMiami University

Certifications

  1. 1989
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2001
    Roger A. Mann AwardAmerican Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  2. 1994
    Kashiwagi-Suzuki Traveling FellowshipAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 1994
    Best Specialty Society PaperAmerican Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  4. 1994
    Schering Award for Arthritis ResearchNational Arthritis Foundation
  5. 1992
    Stryker AwardOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  6. 1992
    Career Development AwardOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  7. 1989
    Top 12 Video ProgramsAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  8. 1986
    Research Paper Competition Honorable MentionArthroscopy Association of North America
  9. 1985
    Research Paper Competition Award of DistinctionAkron City Hospital
  10. 1985
    Research Paper Competition First PlaceArthritis Foundation
  11. 1984
    Research Paper Competition Award of DistinctionAkron City Hospital
  12. 1984
    Research Paper Competition Second PlaceChildren's Hospital Medical Center
  13. 1984
    Research Paper Competition First PlaceChildren's Hospital Medical Center
  14. 1976
    Analytical Chemistry AwardAmerican Chemical Society
  15. 1975
    Undergraduate Research ProgramNational Science Foundation

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2019
    ChairResearch Grants Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  2. 2003 - 2005
    MemberJapanese Traveling Fellowship Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  3. 2001 - 2002
    ChairMembership Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  4. 2001 - present
    MemberInternational Affairs Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  5. 2000 - present
    Member-at-LargeBoard of Directors, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  6. 2000 - present
    Board LiaisonMember Services Council, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  7. 1999 - 2001
    ChairResearch Grants Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  8. 1999 - 2001
    MemberMembership Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  9. 1999 - present
    MemberResearch Grants Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  10. 1998 - present
    MemberClinical Research Subcommittee, Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  11. 1998 - present
    MemberLaboratory Subcommittee, Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  12. 1996 - 2000
    MemberPeer Review Committee, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  13. 1996 - 1998
    MemberResidency Training Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  14. 1996
    MemberSubcommittee on Foot and Ankle Evaluation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  15. 1996 - present
    CoordinatorFoot and Ankle Biomechanics Study Group
  16. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  17. 1995 - 1999
    FacultyComprehensive Review Course, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  18. 1995 - 1996
    FacultySummer Institute, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  19. 1994 - 1999
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  20. 1994 - 1997
    MemberResidency Review Course Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  21. 1994 - 1997
    MemberMeasurement and Terminology Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  22. 1994 - 1996
    MemberResearch Council, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  23. 1994 - present
    MemberOrthopaedic Research Society
  24. 1993 - 1994
    MemberArthritis Foundation
  25. 1992 - present
    CoordinatorFoot Biomechanics Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  26. 1991 - 1998
    MemberNorth American Foot and Ankle Association
  27. 1991 - 1992
    ChairClinical Testing Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  28. 1991 - 1992
    ChairClinical Visitors Program Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  29. 1991 - present
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  30. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  31. 1990 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  32. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  33. 1989 - 1999
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  34. 1989 - 1995
    MemberMembership Committee, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  35. 1988 - 1990
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Arthritis Foundation
  36. 1988
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  37. 1987
    MemberWalter A. Hoyt, Jr. Society
  38. 1987 - present
    MemberAdult Reconstruction Section, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  39. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  40. 1987 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  41. 1987 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  42. 1985
    MemberOperating Room Committee, Akron City Hospital
  43. 1984 - 1985
    MemberTrauma Committee, Akron City Hospital
  44. 1983
    MemberInfection Control Committee, Akron City Hospital
  45.  
    MemberGamma Theta Phi
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