Anthony A. Stans, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Clubfoot
  2. Growth plate fracture
  3. Limb deficiency
  4. Limb deformity
  5. Pediatric hip disorders
  6. Pediatric trauma
  7. Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis and pediatric spine disorders
  • Congenital and developmental conditions of the hip
  • Upper and lower extremity deformity
  • Limb-length discrepancy
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Consequences of pediatric trauma
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1996
    Fellow - Pediatric OrthopedicsAtlanta Scottish Rite Childrens Medical Center
  2. 1995
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of Utah
  3. 1991
    Internship - SurgeryMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 1990
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  5. 1986
    BSUniversity of Notre Dame

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 Bronze Award - Spine Fusion Surgery for Neuromuscular Scoliosis MC2462-08National Health Information Awards, Health Information Resource Center (HIRC)
  2. 2019
    Best Trauma Paper: “Does Shorter Time to Treatment of Pediatric Femur Shaft Fractures Impact Clinical Outcomes?” Todd Milbrandt, MD; Jennifer Grauberger, BA; Anthony Stans, MD; William Shaughnessy, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  3. 2019
    2019 National Health Information Award -- My Scoliosis Story (MC2462-07)Mayo Clinic
  4. 2017
    2017 Bronze Award, National Health Information AwardHealth Information Resource Center
  5. 2016
    Merit Award Winner for contributing to: Leg Length Discrepancy and Anguolar Deformity (MC7630) patient education pamplet2016 National Health Information Award
  6. 2015
    Bronze award winner poster: 22nd Annual National Health Information Award "I can do this! Healing from Spinal Fusion Surgery"Health Information Resource Center
  7. 2015
    Best Team Project: Afessa Award for Excellence in Quality Improvement. A lean six sigma handoff process between operating room and pediatric intensive care unit: Improvement in safety, efficiency and effectiveness. Mayo Clinic Critical Care Fellowship Program
  8. 2015
    Top Rated Poster: A lean six sigma handoff process between operating room and pediatric intensive care unit: Improvement in safety, efficiency and effectivenessMayo Cilnic Quality Conference: Perspectives on quality in the care of specific patient populations
  9. 2011
    Top 10 Volunteers in 2011United Way of Rochester
  10. 2006
    Ignacio V. Ponseti Clinical Scientific Paper Award for "Excision of Partial Physeal Arrest Followed to Skeletal Maturity: A report of 100 cases"Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  11. 2006
    Excellence Through TeamworkOrthotic and Brace Shop Work Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  12. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of OrthopedicsMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 2003
    Spinal Deformity Advancement AwardSpinal Deformity Education Group
  14. 1990
    Medical Student Achievement Award for outstanding academic performance, leadership and community serviceUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  15. 1990
    President's Student Leadership and Service Award for leadership and contribution to the University of Minnesota and surrounding communityUniversity of Minnesota
  16. 1990
    Medical Student Award for outstanding clinical performanceHewlett-Packard
  17. 1989
    Junior InitiateAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  18. 1989
    International Study Medical Student Scholarship for research on pediatric injury in the Dagoretti Division, Nairobi, KenyaUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  19. 1988
    Lovell Scholarship Recipient, for merit, scholarship and character, as well as financial needUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  20. 1986
    Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Notre Dame
  21. 1985
    MemberAlpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Orthopaedic LiaisonAmerican College of Surgeons, Process Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS) Committee
  2. 2018 - present
    Ex-OfficioFellowship Training/Qualifications for Practice Committee
  3. 2018 - 2023
    MemberWLA Knowledge Source Group, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberEPOSNA 2024 Planning Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  5. 2017 - present
    ChairFellowship Accreditation Oversight Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  6. 2017 - present
    Corresponding MemberEuropean Pediatric Orthopedic Society
  7. 2017
    Program ChairEPOSNA (Combined meeting of POSNA and EPOS), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  8. 2016
    Program ChairSubspecialty Day POSNA Annual Meeting, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  9. 2015
    ChairPre-Course Program, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  10. 2015 - 2018
    Task Force MemberField Test Task Force for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Centers
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberQuality Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberPractice Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  14. 2014 - 2017
    MemberCME Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  15. 2014 - 2017
    MemberNon-Conflicted Sub-Committee, CME Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  16. 2013
    ChairPediatric Instructional Course Subcommittee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  17. 2012 - present
    MemberExecutive Operating Team, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  18. 2012 - 2016
    MemberQuality Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Surgical and Procedural Committee
  19. 2012 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Surgical and Procedural Committee
  20. 2012 - present
    ChairChildren's Surgical and Procedural Sub-Committee
  21. 2012 - present
    MemberChildren's Surgical and Procedural Sub-Committee
  22. 2011 - 2014
    MemberTraveling Fellowship Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  23. 2011 - 2014
    MemberBoard of Directors, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  24. 2011 - 2014
    ChairEducation Council, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  25. 2011
    Program Chair2011 Annual Meeting Pediatric Specialty Day
  26. 2010 - 2012
    MemberPediatric Instructional Course Subcommittee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  27. 2010 - 2014
    MemberAAOS Board of Specialty Societies Education Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  28. 2010 - 2013
    MemberBoard of Specialty Societies, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  29. 2010 - 2013
    MemberEducation Committee, Board of Specialty Societies, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  30. 2010
    ChairEducation Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  31. 2008 - 2014
    MemberFinancial Analysis Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  32. 2008
    MemberPediatric Orthopaedic Work Group, America's Best Children's Hospitals, U.S. News and World Report
  33. 2007 - 2014
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  34. 2007 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  35. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  36. 2006
    Co-Chair2006 Orthopedic Alumni Meeting, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  37. 2006 - 2015
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  38. 2006 - 2014
    MemberImplant and Device Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  39. 2006
    Past PresidentMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  40. 2005 - 2015
    ChairDivision of Pediatric Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  41. 2005 - 2014
    ChairSpine Implant Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  42. 2005
    PresidentMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  43. 2005
    ChairHandicapped Accessible Playground Construction Project, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  44. 2005 - present
    Full MemberScoliosis Research Society
  45. 2004 - 2008
    Medical DirectorBrace Shop, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  46. 2004
    President-ElectMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  47. 2002 - present
    Clinical OutreachMayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System
  48. 2001 - 2003
    SecretaryMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  49. 2000 - 2014
    MemberSpine Implant Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  50. 2000 - 2008
    MemberBrace Shop, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  51. 2000 - 2005
    Candidate MemberScoliosis Research Society
  52. 2000 - present
    MemberPediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  53. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  54. 1998 - 2006
    MemberOrthopedic Patient Education Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  55. 1998 - 2006
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  56. 1998 - 2005
    MemberClinical Research Review Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  57. 1998 - 2000
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  58. 1998
    Program Co-chairAnnual Meeting, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  59. 1997 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  60. 1996 - 2008
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  61. 1996 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  62. 1996 - 1998
    MemberPediatric Conscious Sedation Group, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  63. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  64. 1996 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  65. 1994 - 1995
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, University of Utah School of Medicine
  66. 1994
    MemberPromotion, Retention and Tenure Committee, Department of Surgery, University of Utah
  67. 1993 - 1995
    MemberExecutive Operating Room Committee, University of Utah School of Medicine
  68. 1987 - 1988
    MemberEducational Policy Committee, University of Minnesota Medical School