John M. Tokish, M.D.

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopic shoulder, elbow and knee surgery
  • Cartilage and meniscal knee injuries, including transplants
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Shoulder arthroplasty
  1. 2001
    Fellowship - Sports Medicine and ArthroscopySteadman Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation
  2. 2000
    Residency - Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  3. 1996
    Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  4. 1995
    MDUniversity of Washington School of Medicine
  5. 1991
    BS - BiochemistryUnited States Air Force Academy

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Winner of the 2016 Hughston Award for the most outstanding paper that appeared in 2015American Journal of Sports Medicine
  2. 2016
    2016 Richardson Award (1st place)Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
  3. 2015
    Honorary MemberHughston Society
  4. 2015
    Fellow Research Award in Clinical ScienceAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  5. 2014
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Joseph Orchowski Education of the Year Award - Inaugural RecipientTripler Army Medical Center
  6. 2014
    Aircast Award for Basic ScienceAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  7. 2014
    Presentation of the Year - Operational Medicine SectionUnited States Air Force
  8. 2014
    2014 Richardson Award (1st place)Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
  9. 2014
    2014 Richardson Award (2nd place)Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
  10. 2014
    Meritorious Service Medal, w/Oak Leaf Cluster (2)United States Air Force
  11. 2012
    2012 Richardson Award (1st place)Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
  12. 2012
    2012 Richardson Award (3rd place)Hawaii Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2011
    Traveling Fellow AwardAmerican Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  14. 2009
    1st Place Sports Medicine Poster of the YearAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  15. 2008
    Golden Apple Award - outstanding faculty member Orthopedic Residency Annual AwardWilford Hall Medical Center
  16. 2008
    Special Experience Identifier - Denoting excellence in clinical / academic teachingUnited States Air Force
  17. 2005
    Outstanding Achievement in Clinical ResearchUnited States Air Force
  18. 2004
    Surgical Excellence AwardUnited States Air Force
  19. 2001
    Commendation Medal - Operation Enduring Freedom, Seeb, Oman and Jacobabad, PakistanUnited States Air Force
  20. 2001
    Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalUnited States Air Force
  21. 2001
    Global War on Terrorism Service MedalUnited States Air Force
  22. 1998
    House Officer Educator of the YearUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  23. 1998
    Award for Outstanding Research Presentation (2nd place)Arizona Orthopedic Association
  24. 1997
    Outstanding House Officer of the YearUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  25. 1997
    Dean's List for Teaching Excellence in Medical EducationUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  26. 1996
    Membership Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  27. 1996
    Award for Outstanding Research Presentation (1st place)Arizona Orthopedic Association
  28. 1996
    Leonard F. Peltier Award for Excellence in ResearchUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  29. 1991
    Top 10 Graduate: AthleticsUnited States Air Force Academy
  30. 1991
    Football / ChemistryGTE Academic All-America
  31. 1990
    Scholar Athlete Blue RibbonNational Association for Collegiate Athletic Directors (NADA)
  32. 1987
    Dean's ListUnited States Air Force Academy
  33. 1987
    Superintendent's ListUnited States Air Force Academy
  34. 1987
    Commandant's ListUnited States Air Force Academy

Professional memberships

  1. 2040
    MemberSteadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas
  2. 2016 - 2017
    DirectorOrthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas
  3. 2016
    MemberBioengineering Dissertation Committee, Clemson University
  4. 2016
    ChairProgram Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  5. 2016 - present
    Board of DirectorsArthroscopy Association of North America
  6. 2015 - 2016
    MemberBioengineering Dissertation Committee, Clemson University
  7. 2015 - 2016
    Program ChairArthroscopy Association of North America
  8. 2014 - 2016
    ChairEducation Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  9. 2014 - 2016
    MemberProgram Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  10. 2014
    DirectorMaintenance of Certifications ASAP Self Assessment Examination, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  11. 2014
    Panel MemberClinical Practice Guideline Writing Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  12. 2014
    MemberValues-Based Shoulder Care Committee, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  13. 2014
    Editor-in-ChiefMaintenance of Certification Task Force, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  14. 2013
    MemberNominating Committee, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  15. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  16. 2012 - 2013
    MemberEthics Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  17. 2012
    MemberNominating Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  18. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Shoulder and Elbow Society
  19. 2011 - 2014
    DirectorResidency Program, Tripler Army Medical Center
  20. 2011 - 2014
    ChiefMaintenance of Certification Task Force - Shoulder Section, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  21. 2011 - 2014
    MemberInternational Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  22. 2011
    Immediate Past PresidentSociety of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  23. 2011
    Program ChairHawkins Society
  24. 2010 - 2016
    MemberEducation Committee, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  25. 2010 - 2014
    MemberDisaster Working Group, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  26. 2010
    PresidentSociety of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  27. 2009
    Board of DirectorsSociety of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  28. 2008 - present
    MemberArthroscopy Association of North America
  29. 2005 - 2014
    Co-Founder and ChairmanResearch Consortium, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  30. 2004 - 2009
    RepresentativeInstitutional Review Board Professional Standards, United States Air Force Academy
  31. 2004 - 2006
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, United States Air Force Academy
  32. 2003 - 2006
    ChairmanHospital Morbidity and Mortality, United States Air Force Academy
  33. 2003 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  34. 2002 - 2004
    MemberMultimedia Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  35. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  36. 2001 - present
    MemberSociety of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberHawkins Society
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