William J. Shaughnessy, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon
  1. Pediatric trauma
  2. Scoliosis
  3. Sports injuries
  4. Vascular malformation
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Scoliosis
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Gait lab analysis
  • Vascular malformations of extremities
  • Pediatric sports injuries
  1. 1990
    Fellow - Pediatric Orthopaedics and ScoliosisTexas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children
  2. 1989
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1984
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  4. 1980
    MS - Medical PhysicsUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  5. 1978
    BA - PhysicsSt. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. 1992
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Outstanding Service AwardUSA Swimming
  2. 2018
    Lifetime Achievement AwardRochester Amateur Sports Commission
  3. 2017
    2017 Bronze Award, National Health Information AwardsHealth Information Resource Center
  4. 2016
    Merit Award Winner for contributing to: Leg Length Discrepancy and Angular Deformity (MC7630) patient education pamplet2016 National Health Information Award
  5. 2014
    Bronze award winner poster: 22nd Annual National Health Information Award - I can do this! Healing from Spinal Fusion Surgery;Health Information Resource Center
  6. 2011
    Distinguished Mayo Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  7. 2006
    Excision of Partial Physeal Arrest Followed to Skeletal Maturity. A report of 100 cases (AAS, RAK, HAP, WJS)POSNA Award
  8. 2001
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 1996
    Karis AwardMayo Clinic
  10. 1991
    Society for Technical Communication Award of Excellence for the audiovisual production of "Spinal Instrumentation System--Anterior Approach"38th International Technical Communication Conference (ITCC), New York, NY
  11. 1989
    Joseph M. Janes AwardMayo Clinic
  12. 1982
    Resident Research AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  13. 1982
    Czerniak Prize in Nuclear Medicine and RadiopharmacyAwarding Organization
  14. 1978
    MemberNational Honor Society
  15. 1978
    MemberBlue Key National Honor Fraternity

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Board of Directors MemberPediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberMid-American Orthopaedic Association
  3. 2010 - 2011
    Task Force MemberNominating Task Force, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  4. 2010 - 2011
    ChairBy Laws Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  5. 2009 - 2011
    MemberBy Laws Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  6. 2008 - 2009
    ChairMembership Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  7. 2008 - present
    MemberPediatric Trauma PI Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
  8. 2008 - present
    MemberPediatric Level I Trauma Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
  9. 2005 - 2006
    MemberChild and Adolescent Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 2004 - 2009
    MemberMembership Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  11. 2004 - present
    MemberSpine Implant Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  12. 2003 - 2006
    MemberPediatric Medical Center Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  13. 2002 - 2005
    MemberPediatric Leadership Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  14. 2002 - 2005
    MemberEditorial Board, OKU:Pediatrics 2, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  15. 2002
    Section EditorOrthopedic Knowledge Update: Pediatrics 2, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  16. 2002 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  17. 2001 - 2005
    MemberMayo Clinic Child Abuse Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 2001 - 2003
    ChairCommittee on Publications, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  19. 2001 - 2002
    MemberSearch Group for Department of Pediatrics Chair, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  20. 2000 - present
    MemberPediatric Surgery Specialty Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  21. 1997 - 2005
    ChairDivision of Pediatric Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  22. 1997 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  23. 1997 - 2005
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  24. 1995 - 2003
    Vice ChairMayo Clinic Pediatric Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  25. 1995 - 1996
    MemberOutreach Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  26. 1995 - 1996
    MemberBoard of Directors, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  27. 1994 - 2005
    Vice ChairEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  28. 1993
    Meeting ChairAnnual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota Orthopedic Association
  29. 1993 - present
    MemberPediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  30. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  31. 1993 - present
    MemberScoliosis Research Society
  32. 1992 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  33. 1992 - 2005
    MemberMayo Clinic Pediatric Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  34. 1992 - 1997
    MemberOutpatient Surgery Task Force (Barrett Committee), Saint Marys Hospital
  35. 1992 - 1996
    MemberPediatric Facilities Task Force (Barrett Committee), Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 1990 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  37. 1990 - 2007
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  38. 1990 - 2006
    MemberDivision of Pediatric Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  39. 1990 - 2006
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  40. 1990 - 1997
    MemberOrthopedic Personnel Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  41. 1990 - 1996
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  42. 1990 - 1995
    MemberPediatric Hospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  43. 1990 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  44. 1990 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  45. 1990 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopedic Association
  46. 1988 - 1989
    MemberOrthopedic Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  47. 1978 - 1981
    Research AssistantClinical Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin
  48.  
    Co-ChairResident Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
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