Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Scoliosis
  1. Hip replacement
  2. Joint replacement revisions
  3. Knee replacement
  4. Spine procedures
  • Adult scoliosis and spine surgery
  • Primary and revision hip and knee arthoplasty
  • Bone tissue engineering-polymer synthesis

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2000
    Senior Research FellowshipCenter for Biotechnology Engineering, Northeastern University
  2. 1995
    PhD - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""A Temporary Replacement for Trabecular Bone: The Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of a Novel Degradable Polymeric Biomaterial.""Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. 1991
    Clinical Fellowship - Spine SurgeryOrthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  4. 1991
    Research Fellowship - Orthopaedic BiomechanicsOrthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  5. 1989
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryWilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  6. 1984
    Internship - General SurgeryWilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  7. 1983
    MDGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  8. 1978
    MS - Major: Chemical Engineering
    Thesis: ""The Preparation And Characterization Of A Vinyl Acetate- Diallylamine Copolymer Latex To Be Used As An Immunological Reagent""Lehigh University
  9. 1977
    BS - Major: Chemical EngineeringLehigh University

Certifications

  1. 1993
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2002
    Reserve Brigadier General Qualification BoardUnited States Air Force
  2. 2002
    First prize for the session of Case Reports-Pain: Ghaleb AH, Brower MC, Wong GY, Huntoon MA, Ross SR, Yaszemski MJ: Quadratus Femoris Muscle Injection for Chronic Left Hip/Buttock PainMidwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Omaha, NE
  3. 2000
    FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  4. 2000
    Meritorious Service Medal, First Oak Leaf ClusterUnited States Air Force
  5. 2000
    Hershel M. Rich Invention Award for Outstanding Patent: Peter SJ, Yaszemski MJ, Mikos AG: "Bone Replacement Compound Comprising Poly(Propylene Fumarate)"Rice University
  6. 1999
    Marquis' Who's Who in the WorldMarquis Who's Who
  7. 1999
    Best Residents and Fellows Paper. Palmer C, Murray P, Snearly W, Yaszemski M: The Mechanism of Ulnar-Sided Perilunar Instability of the WristThe Annual Meeting of the American Association for Surgery of the Hand, Waikoloa, HI
  8. 1998
    Austrian, Swiss, German (ASG) Exchange Travelling FellowAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  9. 1998
    First Place. Palmer C; Murray P, Snearly W, Yaszemski M: The Mechanism of Ulnar-Sided Perilunar Instability of the WristThe Roy Davis Scientific Paper Competition
  10. 1997
    Physician Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  11. 1997
    Hershel M. Rich Invention Award for Outstanding Patent: Laura Suggs, Richard Payne, Michael J. Yaszemski, Antonios Mikos: "Poly (Propylene Fumarate-Co-Ethylene Oxide) - A NovelRice University
  12. 1997
    The Kirk Award for Best Scientific Paper. Palmer C, Murray P, Snearly W, Yaszemski M: The Mechanism of Ulnar-Sided Peri-Lunar Instability of the Wrist. Lake Placid, NYThe 39th Annual Meeting of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Lake Placid, NY
  13. 1996
    Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Air Force
  14. 1996
    Honorable Mention Poster AwardFourteenth Annual Conference of the Houston Society for Engineers in Medicine and Biology, Houston, TX
  15. 1995
    Marquis' Who's Who in Science and EngineeringMarquis Who's Who
  16. 1995
    1995 Herschel M. Rich Invention Award for Outstanding Patent: Poly (Propylene Fumarate-co-Ethlyene Oxide)Rice University
  17. 1995
    Surgeon General's Award, Best Orthopaedic Scientific PresentationSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons 42nd Annual Meeting
  18. 1994
    Physician Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  19. 1994
    Eugene J. Nordby Research Award, Best PresentationAnnual Meeting of the International Intradiscal Therapy Society, Aberdeen, Scotland
  20. 1994
    Outstanding Seminar in Chemical EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  21. 1992
    Norman T. Kirk Award, Best Scientific PaperSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons 35th Annual Meeting
  22. 1991
    Physician Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  23. 1991
    Longevity Ribbon; Oak Leaf ClusterUnited States Air Force
  24. 1991
    Service MedalNational Defense
  25. 1991
    MemberM.I.T Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  26. 1990
    First Alternate, John J. Fahey North American Travelling FellowshipAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  27. 1990
    West's Who's Who in Health and MedicineAwarding Organization
  28. 1989
    Commendation MedalUnited States Air Force
  29. 1988
    Outstanding Unit Award; Oak Leaf ClusterUnited States Air Force
  30. 1988
    Physician Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  31. 1987
    Outstanding Unit AwardUnited States Air Force
  32. 1987
    Outstanding GraduateAir Command and Staff College
  33. 1987
    Longevity RibbonUnited States Air Force
  34. 1985
    Physician Recognition AwardAmerican Medical Association
  35. 1985
    Achievement MedalUnited States Air Force
  36. 1983
    Training RibbonUnited States Air Force
  37. 1980
    Outstanding Young Men of AmericaAwarding Organization
  38. 1978
    With High HonorsLehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  39. 1977
    With High HonorsLehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  40. 1977
    Outstanding Scholar-AthleteLehigh University Beta Theta Pi Cup
  41. 1977
    Postgraduate Scholarship AwardNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  42. 1977
    Scholar/Athlete AwardNational Football Foundation and Hall of Fame
  43. 1975
    MemberTau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society
  44. 1975
    Class of 1906 Scholar/Athlete AwardLehigh University
  45. 1975
    MemberDelta Upsilon Fraternity
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Professional memberships

  1. 2008 - present
    Minnesota RepresentativeBoard of Councilors, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  2. 2003 - present
    MemberSubcommittee on Adult Spine, Committee on Evaluation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 2003 - present
    MemberUnited States Bone and Joint Decade, Research Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  4. 2002 - 2005
    MemberSubcommittee on Anatomy-Imaging Evaluation, Committee on Evaluation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  5. 2002 - 2005
    ChairAustria-Switzerland-Germany Exchange Fellowship Subcommittee, International Traveling Fellowships Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  6. 2002
    Adjunct ReviewerProgram Committee, Orthopaedic Research Society
  7. 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerBioengineering Grant Program, Whitaker Foundation
  8. 2002
    MemberNIH Tissue Engineering Special Emphasis Panel Study Section, (SSM-M-03), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  9. 2002
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Grant Special Study Section (SSS-M-01), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  10. 2002
    MemberSite Visit, NIH P41 Special Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  11. 2002
    ChairNIH Tissue Engineering Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  12. 2002 - present
    MemberSurgical Facilities Subcommittee - Rochester, Surgical and Procedural Committee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  13. 2002 - present
    FellowScoliosis Research Society
  14. 2002 - present
    ChairResearch Coordinating Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  15. 2002 - present
    MemberResearch Task Force, Scoliosis Research Society
  16. 2002 - present
    MemberShands Research Award Selection Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  17. 2001 - 2004
    MemberBiologic Implants Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  18. 2001
    Acting ChairInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2001
    MemberAmerican Society for Testing and Materials
  20. 2001
    MemberMaterials Research Society
  21. 2001
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Partnership Special Study Section (SSS-M-02), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  22. 2001
    MemberNIH Tissue Engineering Special Emphasis Panel Study Section, (SSM-M-03), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  23. 2001
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Grant Special Study Section (SSS-M-01), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  24. 2001
    MemberSite Visit, NIH P41 Special Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  25. 2001
    MemberBoard of Directors, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  26. 2001 - present
    Air Force Reserve RepresentativeSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  27. 2001 - present
    MemberCommittee F04: Medical Devices, American Society for Testing and Materials
  28. 2000 - 2005
    ChairOrthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration
  29. 2000 - 2003
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  30. 2000 - 2003
    MemberAustria-Switzerland-Germany Exchange Fellowship Subcommittee, International Traveling Fellowships Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  31. 2000 - 2002
    MemberShands Lectureship Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  32. 2000
    Acting ChairInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  33. 2000
    Acting ChairInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  34. 2000
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Partnership Special Study Section (SSS-M-02), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  35. 2000
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Partnership Special Study Section (SSS-M-02), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  36. 2000
    MemberNIH Tissue Engineering Special Emphasis Panel Study Section, (SSM-M-03), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  37. 2000
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Grant Special Study Section (SSS-M-01), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  38. 2000
    MemberNIH Bioengineering Research Grant Special Study Section (SSS-M-01), National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  39. 2000 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  40. 1999 - 2002
    ConsultantOrthopedic Surgery, Surgeon General, United States Air Force
  41. 1999 - 2001
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  42. 1999 - 2000
    ConsultantBiologic Implants Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  43. 1999
    Alternate MemberColonel Promotion Selection Board, United States Air Force Reserve
  44. 1999
    Ex-Officio MemberAustria-Switzerland-Germany Exchange Fellowship Subcommittee, International Traveling Fellowships Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  45. 1999
    Adjunct ReviewerProgram Committee, Orthopaedic Research Society
  46. 1999
    Acting ChairOrthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration
  47. 1999
    Ad Hoc ReviewerBioengineering Grant Program, Whitaker Foundation
  48. 1999
    Ad Hoc MemberMuscular, Skeletal & Dental Initial Review Group (MSD IRG, SSS5-5), Division of Physiological Systems, Bethesda, MD, NIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  49. 1999
    Ad Hoc MemberMuscular, Skeletal & Dental Initial Review Group (MSD IRG, SSS5-5), Division of Physiological Systems, Bethesda, MD, NIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  50. 1999
    Ad Hoc MemberMuscular, Skeletal & Dental Initial Review Group (MSD IRG, SSS5-5), Division of Physiological Systems, Bethesda, MD, NIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Study Section, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  51. 1999
    Ad Hoc MemberNIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Tissue Engineering Study Section (SSS-M-03),, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  52. 1999 - present
    MemberInformation Security Subcommittee, Information Technology Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  53. 1999 - present
    MemberInformation Security Subcommittee, Information Infrastructure Policy Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  54. 1999 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  55. 1999 - present
    MemberResearch Coordinating Committee, Scoliosis Research Society
  56. 1998
    Ad Hoc MemberSurgery and Bioengineering Study Section
  57. 1998
    Ad Hoc MemberNIH Surgery and Bioengineering Study Section, Bethesda, MD, National Institutes of Health Study Sections
  58. 1998 - present
    MemberAssociation of Air Force Reserve Flight Surgeons
  59. 1997 - 2002
    Candidate MemberScoliosis Research Society
  60. 1997 - 2001
    MemberOrthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration
  61. 1997 - 2001
    MemberGrant Review Committee, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  62. 1997
    ConsultantOrthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration
  63. 1997 - present
    Alumni Advisor to UndergraduatesMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  64. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  65. 1997 - present
    MemberInterurban Orthopaedic Society
  66. 1996 - 2000
    MemberClinical Orthopaedic Society
  67. 1996 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  68. 1996 - present
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  69. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  70. 1995
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  71. 1995 - present
    MemberOrthopaedic Research Society
  72. 1994 - 2000
    MemberAcademic Orthopaedic Society
  73. 1994 - 1996
    MemberBexar County Medical Society
  74. 1994 - 1996
    MemberTexas Medical Association
  75. 1994 - 1995
    MemberMaterials Research Society
  76. 1994
    MemberAmerican Society for Testing and Materials
  77. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Chemical Society
  78. 1992 - present
    MemberSociety for Biomaterials
  79. 1991 - 1996
    MemberHyperbaric Medicine Diving Team, United States Air Force
  80. 1991 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  81. 1990 - 2000
    Charter MemberBoard of Advisors, Center for Biotechnology Engineering, Northeastern University
  82. 1990
    ConsultantNIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I Grant #PCS-158: Development of a Bioabsorbable Bone Grout Material, Cambridge Scientific, Inc., Belmont, MA, National Institutes of Health
  83. 1990
    ConsultantNIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I Grant #PCS-159: Development of a Bioabsorbable Bone Plate, Cambridge Scientific, Inc., Belmont, MA, National Institutes of Health
  84. 1986 - 1996
    MemberSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  85. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  86. 1985 - 1989
    MemberHyperbaric Medicine Diving Team, United States Air Force
  87. 1985 - present
    MemberSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  88. 1977 - present
    MemberAmerican Institute of Chemical Engineers
  89.  
    ConsultantNIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase II Grant #2R 44AR44600-02: Self-Reinforcing Resorbable Buffered Internal Fixation Devices, Cambridge Scientific, Inc., Belmont, MA, National Institutes of Health
  90.  
    MemberNational Core Center Program, Site Visit, NIH P41 Special Study Section
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