Dr. Steven D. Steinlauf, M.D.

 

JOB EXPERIENCE / FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
• Orthopaedic Associates of South Broward, P.A.
The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Institute of South Florida
4700 Sheridan St. Suite H
Hollywood, Fl. 33021
August 1, 2000 – present
• Voluntary Faculty (Full time teaching position) The University of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
2005 – Present
• Director of Foot and Ankle Education for the residents of The University of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
2008 – 2015 (At intervals)
• Clinical Assistant Professor Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine 2017 – present
• Chief of the Medical Staff Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
2011 – 2013
• Vice-Chief of the Medical Staff Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
2009 – 2011
• Secretary / Treasurer for the Medical Staff Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
2007 – 2009
• Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL.
2002 – 2008
• Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
2005 – 2007
• Vice-Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL
2003 – 2005
• Surgical Emergency Room Junior Attending, Jackson Memorial Hospital. December 1997 to February 1999
• I worked as a junior attending in the surgical emergency room one to two times each month
• K & G Jewelers Inc., salesperson, summers and vacations – 1982 to 1994

EDUCATION:
• Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, Florida
August 1999 – July 2000

• Residency, The University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Miami, Florida
July 1995 – June 1999

• Internship, The University of Miami Department of General Surgery
Miami, Florida
June 1994 – June 1995

• M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
August 1990 – May 1994

• B.S., University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Major: Zoology
August 1986 – May 1990

BOARD STATUS: Diplomat of the Board –
July 1999 – Passed Part I of The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery score 96th percentile
July 2002 – Passed Part II of The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 2011 – Passed the Recertification Exam of The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Currently enrolled in the ABOS WLA

HONORS / AWARDS:

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Patients’ Choice Award – Vitals.com
2010 and 2018 – Outstanding Teacher Award for The University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Residency Program

2006 Florida Choice Awards – Top Surgical Specialist

MEDICAL SCHOOL:
• Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
(Inductee junior year; vice president)
• Medical School Trustee Scholarship
(Full tuition scholarship for academic excellence) 1990-1994
• Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Scholarship
(Academic excellence, financial need) 1991-1994

• Clinical Honors:
general surgery internal medicine
pediatrics obstetrics and gynecology
psychiatry family medicine
geriatrics anesthesiology
• Honors: parts one and two of the national boards
• The University of Miami School of Medicine Alan Teitler Award
“For Constancy In Unselfish Service”

UNDERGRADUATE:
• Honor Societies:
• Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honorary Society
• Pre-professional Service Organization
• Golden Key Honorary Society
• Alpha Lambda Delta Honorary Society
• Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society
• Awards:
• Zoology Honor Award 1990
• President’s honor roll (4.0 G.P.A.) 2 semesters
• Dean’s List 5 semesters
• Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity Brother of the year award:1987, 1988, 1990
• Scholarships:
• Florida Academic Scholarship 1986-1990
• Miami Beach Civic League Scholarship 1986

RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS:
1. Davies, J, Steinlauf, SD, Smith B. Sinus Tarsi Approach for Open Treatment and Internal Fixation of Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures in High Risk Patients; The New Gold Standard?
o ePoster presentation at the 2019 AOFAS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il.
2. Davies, J, Steinlauf, SD, Smith B. Operative Treatment of Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures in High Risk Patients – Benefits of Utilizing the Sinus Tarsi Approach. Submitted for publication August 2019.
3. Smyth NA, et. al., Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 Jun 28, Surgical Approaches to the Calcaneus and the Sural Nerve: There is No Safe Zone
4. Feigenbaum LA, Steinlauf, SD, Carlston M, Cruz-Niklas C, Price K, Reddy M, Negishi N, Scavo VA, Remedy Open Access, 30 May, 2016, Return to Sport Following a Spring Ligament Reconstruction in a Division 1 Collegiate Jumper: A Case Report,
5. Fokin A Jr, Huntley SR, Summers SH, Lawrie CM, Miranda AD, Caban-Martinez AJ, Steinlauf SD. Computed Tomography Assessment of Peroneal Tendon Displacement and Posteromedial Structure Entrapment in Pilon Fractures, J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Nov;30(11):627-633.
6. Smyth, N. and Steinlauf, SD, The Extensile Lateral Approach to the Calcaneus and the Sural Nerve: There is No Safe Zone,
o Poster presentation at the Southern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Naples, Fl. 2016
o Poster presentation at the AOFAS 2016 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada
7. Smyth, N. and Steinlauf, SD, The Sinus Tarsi Approach And The Risk To The Sural Nerve, Poster presentation Southern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Naples, Fl. 2016
8. Zachwieja, EC., Smyth, N., and Steinlauf, SD, The Risk to the Sural Nerve From Calcaneal Osteotomy Incisions. Presented as a poster at the Southern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Naples, Fl. 2016
9. Huntley SR, Fokin A, Summers SH, Lawrie CM, Caban-Martinez AJ, Steinlauf SD. CT Scan Assessment of Peroneal Tendon Displacement and Posteromedial Structure Entrapment in Pilon Fractures.
o Abstract 16-P-7396-AAOS. Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, March 1-5, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.
10. Miranda, A, Steinlauf, SD. Anatomy of the Sural Nerve and the Implications for Lateral Hindfoot Incisions.
o Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation 2015
11. Smith B, and Steinlauf, SD. Open Treatment and Internal Fixation of Calcaneus Fractures in High Risk Patients Through A Sinus Tarsi Approach. Results in 41 Patients.
• Poster Presentation at The AOFAS Annual Meeting, September 2014, Chicago, Ill.
12. Steinlauf, SD., Sanders, R., Carr, JB. Surgical Treatment of Calcaneal Fractures. In Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Second edition by Wolters Kluwer, Volume 1, Part 2, Chapter 25. 2016
13. Lloyd, E. Zlatkin, M, Sanders, TG, Landy, DC, Steinlauf, SD, Wong, C., Abnormal Findings in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Asymptomatic Ankles.
• Poster Presentation at The AAOS Annual Meeting, 2013
14. Gaski, G. and Steinlauf, SD. Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures.
• A retrospective review of cases
• Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation 2010
15. Moyles, K. and Steinlauf, SD. A Novel technique for Primary Subtalar Fusion in the Setting of Severe Calcaneal Fractures.
• A retrospective review
• Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation May, 2011.
16. Steinlauf SD. The Role of Electricity and Ultrasound in Fracture Healing. In Trauma: Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics. By Sanders, R. Mosby, Inc. 2008.
17. Steinlauf SD, Heier K, Walling A, Sanders R. Anatomic Compression Arthrodesis Technique (ACAT) of the Ankle: Results of Treatment. Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery. 1(1): 24-33, Sept 2002.
• Presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. October 2000.
• Presented at the Smith & Nephew, Inc. Call for Abstracts. Memphis, Tennessee, July 2002.
18. Steinlauf SD, Walling, AK, Sanders R. Gastrocnemius Recession in the Adult. Research grant awarded by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society July 2000.
19. Steinlauf SD, Stricker SJ, Hulen C. Juvenile Tillaux Fracture Simulating Syndesmosis Disruption: A Case Report. Foot and Ankle International May 1998.
20. Steinlauf SD, Temple T, Buchwald J, Mnaymneh W. Errors in Diagnosis and Management of Tumors of the Foot and Ankle.
• Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation October 1998.
• Presented as a symposium at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society 15th Annual Summer Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 1999
• Poster Presentation – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. 2000.

21. Clare MP, Steinlauf SD, Walling AK. Extended Ankle and Pantalar Arthrodesis: Results of Treatment.
• Presented at the 18th Annual Summer Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Traverse City, MI. July 2002.
22. Ouellette EA, Steinlauf SD, Flores F. Upper Extremity Gun Shot Wounds in Children.
• Presented as a poster at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Nashville, TN. 1996.
• Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation January 1997.
23. Ouellette EA, Steinlauf SD, Flores, T, Flores F. Gun Shot Wounds to the Wrist and Hand in Adults
• A retrospective review of all gun shot wounds to the wrist and hand treated at Jackson Memorial Hospital between 1985 and 1995.
• Presented as a grand rounds lecture at the University of Miami Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation June 1999.

CLINICAL RESEARCH:

1. A Radiographic and Clinical Study Evaluating a Novel Allogenic, Cancellous, Bone Matrix Containing Viable Stem and Osteoprogenitor Cells (Trinity Evolution Viable Cryopreserved Cellular Bone Matrix) in Subjects Undergoing Tibiotalar Arthrodesis With or Without Concomitant Hindfoot Fusion, Sponsored by Orthofix. Phase II. 2010
2. Trial to Evaluate Ultrasound in the Treatment of Tibial Fracture (TRUST). Sponsored by McMaster University and Smith and Nephew. Phase III. 2012
3. Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Controlled Multi-Center Clinical Trial Evaluating the Use of Non-Invasive CMF Bone Stimulation as Adjunct to Surgical Treatment of Ankle Fractures, 2017-2019

COURSE INSTRUCTOR / FACULTY:
1. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Regional Review Course. Miami, FL. October 30-31, 1999.
2. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Trauma to the Foot and Ankle: A Surgical Skills Course. Rosemont, IL. November17-19, 2000
3. AO ASIF Foot and Ankle Course. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. May 18-21, 2001.
4. Ace-Depuy National Trauma Symposium. Miami Beach, FL. November 2001.
5. Call for Abstracts Smith & Nephew, Inc., Faculty, July 2002.
6. Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual meeting Salt Lake City, 2003, Bench instructor
7. Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. Tampa, FL., December 4-6, 2003.
8. Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. Tampa, FL., 2004.
9. Faculty for AO North America Nursing Continuing Education, St. Petersburg, Fl., December 2006
10. Faculty Ace-Depuy Training Course. Baltimore, Md, May 2007
11. Faculty for The AO Foot and Ankle Course. October 11 – 14, 2007. Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
12. Moderator for The Foot and Ankle Breakout Session of the Florida Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Key Largo, Fl., May 2008
13. Faculty for AO North America Nursing Continuing Education, West Palm Beach, Fl. August 2008
14. Faculty for Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. September 3 – 6, 2008. Naples, Fl.
15. Faculty AO Foot and Ankle Trauma Course, October 2008, Guadalajara, Mexico
16. Faculty The Florida Orthopaedic Society. May 2009. St. Petersburg, Fl.
17. Faculty AO Foot and Ankle Trauma Course, September 2009, Parana, Argentina
18. Chairman – KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course San Francisco, Ca. May 21 -22, 2010
19. Speaker – KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course Chicago, Il. August 2010
20. Faculty for Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. April, 2011. Clearwater, Fl.
21. Moderator for The Foot and Ankle Breakout Session of the Florida Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Orlando, Fl., May 2011.
22. Faculty for The AO North America Foot and Ankle Course. September, 2011. Miami, Fl.
23. Course Co-Chairman for the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. August, 2012. Memphis, TN.
24. Course Chairman for Smith and Nephew Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques Course. September 8, 2012. Miami, Fl.
25. Faculty Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. November 9-11, 2012. Miami Beach, Florida.
26. Faculty for Florida Orthopaedic Society Foot and Ankle Breakout Session. May 31, 2013
27. Faculty for the AO North America Foot and Ankle Course, Scottsdale, Az, September 2013.
28. Faculty Current Solutions in Foot an Ankle Surgery. 2013. Tampa, Florida.
29. Course Co-Chairman for the Smith and Nephew Fit Course, Tampa, Fl. September 2013.
30. Course Co-Chairman for the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. October 2013. Memphis, TN.
31. Faculty Current Solutions in Foot an Ankle Surgery. February, 2014. Tampa, Florida.
32. Moderator for Florida Orthopaedic Society Foot and Ankle Breakout Session. May 2014.
33. Course Co-Chairman for the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. July 2014. Memphis, TN.
34. Faculty Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. September 19-21, 2014. Miami Beach, Florida.
35. Faculty for VuMedi The Event. November, 2014. San Francisco, Ca.
36. Faculty Current Solutions in Foot an Ankle Surgery. January 2015. Tampa, Florida.
37. Course Co-Chairman for the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. May, 2015. Memphis, TN.
38. Faculty for the AO North America Trauma of the Foot and Ankle Course, Miami, Fl. September 2015.
39. Faculty Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Tampa, Fl., January 2016
40. Faculty AOFAS Advanced Foot and Ankle Course, Cleveland, Ohio, April, 2016
41. Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma, Miami, Florida November 2016
42. Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Tampa, Florida January 2017
43. Florida Orthopaedic Society, Trauma Breakout Session Ocean Reef, Florida May 2017
44. Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma, Tampa, Florida November 2017
45. Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Tampa, Florida February 2018
46. New Technologies in Foot & Ankle Surgery. Presented by Wright Medical, Long Beach, Ca. August 2018.
47. Foot and Ankle Fellow’s Conference, Tampa, Fl., October 2018. Chairman
48. Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Tampa, Florida February 2019.
49. Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Presented by Wright Medical, New York, NY. May 2019

Lectures:
1. Hallux Valgus. Presented at the AO ASIF Foot and Ankle Course. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. May 18-21, 2001.
2. Peroneal Tendon Pathology. Presented at the AO ASIF Foot and Ankle Course. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. May 18-21, 2001.
3. The Management of Calcaneal Fractures. Presented at the Ace-Depuy National Trauma Symposium. Miami Beach, FL. November 2001.
4. The Basics of Intramedullary Nailing and the Basics of the Trigen Intramedullary Nail System. Presented for the Trauma on Tour Conference Series, Smith & Nephew, Inc. 2002. Louisville, KT, New York, NY, Las Vegas, NV, Chicago, Il.
5. The Basics of the Trigen Intramedullary Nail System. Presented at The Smith and Nephew National Sales Meeting, Palm Springs, CA. 2002
6. The Basics of Orthopaedics. Presented at the Orthologic National Sales Meeting Scottsdale, Az. 2004
7. Calcaneal Osteotomies in The Management of Stage 2 Adult Acquired Flat Foot Deformity. Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society. Key Largo, FL. May 2004
8. The Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation.
• Presented as a Grand Rounds at the University of Texas at Houston, Sept.15, 05.
9. The Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation.
• Presented as a Grand Rounds at Vanderbilt University 2006.
10. The Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation.
• Presented as a Grand Rounds at Orlando regional Medical Center October 2007
11. Application of Circular External Fixation in Lower Extremity Trauma. Presented at the R & R Medical External Fixation Training Workshop, Hollywood, Fl., December 2006
12. Temporary External Fixation in the Management of Severe Lower Extremity Trauma. Presented at the Ace-Depuy Training Course. Baltimore, Md. May 2007
13. Talar Neck Fractures: Evaluation and Management. Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society, May 19, 2007
14. Osseous Pathology That Can Mimic Sprains. Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society, May 18, 2007
15. Ankle Sprains. Presented at the 62nd Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference. August, 2007. Orlando, FL.
16. The Basics of External Fixation. Presented at the First Annual US Implants University. September 2007. Orlando, Fl.
17. Talar Body and Peripheral Fractures. Presented at The AO Foot and Ankle Course. October 11 – 14, 2007. Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
18. Salvage of Midfoot and Lisfranc Injuries. Presented at The AO Foot and Ankle Course. October 11 – 14, 2007. Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
19. Damage Control Orthopaedics for Foot and Ankle Trauma. Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society. Key Largo, FL. May 2008
20. Talar neck Fractures and Talar Avascular Necrosis. Presented at Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. September 3 – 6, 2008. Naples, Fl.
21. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus. Presented at Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. September 3 – 6, 2008. Naples, Fl.
22. Surgical Management of the Cavovarus Foot. Presented at Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery. September 3 – 6, 2008. Naples, Fl.
23. The Basics of External Fixation. Presented at the Second Annual US Implants University. September 2008. Orlando, Fl.
24. Treatment of Acute Lisfranc Injuries. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
25. Talus Process Fractures. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
26. Treatment of Calcaneus Fractures with MIPO. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
27. Fifth Metatarsal Fractures. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
28. Ankle Fusion – Conventional Technique. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
29. Total Ankle Replacement. Presented at Curso AO de Pie. October 7 – 11, 2008. Ajijic, Mexico
30. The Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation. Presented at multiple Dinner meetings across the United States between 2002 and 2009 as an educational speaker for Donjoy Orthopaedics
31. The Treatment of Midfoot Arthritis. Presented at The Florida Orthopaedic Society 2009 Meeting. St. Petersburg, Fl. May 2009.
32. Fractures of the Lateral Process of the Talus. Presented at Curso AO Cirugia de Pie y Tobillo. September 16 – 19, 2009. Parana, Argentina
33. Mini Incision Technique for Fixation of Calcaneus Fractures. . Presented at Curso AO Cirugia de Pie y Tobillo. September 16 – 19, 2009. Parana, Argentina
34. Fifth Metatarsal Fractures. Presented at Curso AO Cirugia de Pie y Tobillo. September 16 – 19, 2009. Parana, Argentina
35. The Basics of Midfoot and Hindfoot Trauma. Presented as a Core Residency Lecture at The University of Miami. October 2009.
36. Calcaneal Fractures – Traditional Management. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. San Francisco, Ca., May 21-22, 2010
37. Calcaneal Fractures – Mini-Incision Technique. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. San Francisco, Ca., May 21-22, 2010
38. Management of Talar Neck and Body Fractures. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. San Francisco, Ca., May 21-22, 2010
39. Management of Acute Lisfranc Injuries. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. San Francisco, Ca., May 21-22, 2010
40. Midfoot reconstruction. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. San Francisco, Ca., May 21-22, 2010.
41. Multimodal Pain Management
Can We Do a Better Job at Relieving Pain After
Orthopaedic Surgery. Presented as a Grand Rounds for the Department of Anesthesiology at Memorial Regional Hospital, June 2010
42. Management of Calcaneal Fractures. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. Cicago, Il., August, 2010.
43. Management of Talus Fractures. Presented at the KLEOS Foot and Ankle Course. Cicago, Il., August, 2010.
44. Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes. Presented at the Current Solutions in Orthopaedics Trauma Course. Fort Lauderdale, Fl. November, 2010.
45. Metatarsalgia and Forefoot Overload: The Impact of the Tight Heelcord. Presented at the Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery Course. April, 2011. Clearwater, Fl.
46. Hallux Rigidus: Can Function Be Preserved? Presented at the Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery Course. April, 2011. Clearwater, Fl.
47. Common Tendon Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society. May, 2011.
48. Pilon Fractures: Alternatives to ORIF. Presented at The AO North America Foot and Ankle Course. September, 2011. Miami, Fl.
49. Peroneal Tendon Pathology and Dislocation. Presented at The AO North America Foot and Ankle Course. September, 2011. Miami, Fl.
50. Calcaneal Fracture Management The Evolution From Extensile Lateral to “Percutaneus” Techniques. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. August, 2012. Memphis, TN.
51. Talar Neck and Body Fractures Screw vs. Plate Fixation. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. August, 2012. Memphis, TN.
52. Calcaneal Fracture Management The Evolution From Extensile Lateral to “Percutaneus” Techniques. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques Course. September 8, 2012. Miami, Fl..
53. Talar Neck and Body Fractures Screw vs. Plate Fixation. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques Course. September 8, 2012. Miami, Fl.
54. Management of Lisfranc’s Injuries – ORIF VS. Primary Fusion. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques Course. September 8, 2012. Miami, Fl.
55. The Management of Hallux Rigidus. Presented at the Smith and Nephew Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques Course. September 8, 2012. Miami, Fl.
56. Peritalar Fractures: Look Out For Them. Presented at Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. November 9-11, 2012. Miami Beach, Florida.
57. Ankle Fractures in Patients With Diabetes Presented at Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma. November 9-11, 2012. Miami Beach, Florida.
58. Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneal fractures. Retrospective review of 43 cases. Presented at The 5th Annual Summit Forum for Orthopaedic Trauma. Guangzhou, China. April 7, 2013.
59. Management of Calcaneal Malunions Presented at Grand Rounds for the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery of The Second Hospital Affiliated to Wenzhou Medical College. Wenzhou, China April 9, 2013.
60. Primary Subtalar Fusion for Severe Calcaneal Fractures Presented at Grand Rounds for the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery of The Second Hospital Affiliated to Wenzhou Medical College. Wenzhou, China April 9, 2013.
61. Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneal fractures a Retrospective review of 43 cases. Presented at Grand Rounds for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of The Hospital of Xiaoshan Chinese Traditional Medicine. Hangzhou, China. April 10, 2013.
62. Primary Subtalar Fusion for Severe Calcaneal Fractures Presented at Grand Rounds for the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery of The Hospital of Xiaoshan Chinese Traditional Medicine. Hangzhou, China April 10, 2013.
63. Management of Calcaneal Malunions and Primary Subtalar Fusion for Severe Calcaneal Fractures. Both Presentations given at a visiting Surgeon Program in Nanjing, China. April 11, 2013
64. Foot and Ankle Controversies, Presented at the Florida Orthopaedic Society Foot and Ankle Breakout Session. May 31, 2013
65. Syndesmosis Fixation, When and Why I use an Endobutton Presented at the AO North America Foot and Ankle Course, Scottsdale, Az, September 2013.
66. Pilon Fractures: Alternatives to ORIF Presented at the AO North America Foot and Ankle Course, Scottsdale, Az, September 2013.
67. Achille’s Tendon Repair Open Vs. Mini Incision Repair Presented at the AO North America Foot and Ankle Course, Scottsdale, Az, September 2013.
68. Posterior Ankle Fusion Technique Presented at the Smith and Nephew Fit Course, Tampa, Fl. September 2013.
69. The Evolution from The Extensile Lateral to Percutaneus Management for Calcaneal Fractures Presented at the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. October 2013. Memphis, TN.
70. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus Presented at the Smith and Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. October 2013. Memphis, TN.
71. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Foot and Ankle Surgery. February, 2014.
• VTE in Patients With Foot and Ankle “Issues”
• Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle
• Talar Neck and Body Fractures
72. Lectures presented at Multiple Hospital Grand Rounds and Meetings Throughout China, April 14-17, 2014
• Surgical Management of Lisfranc Injuries
• Primary Subtalar Fusion for Calcaneal Fractures
• Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneus Fractures
• Pilon Fractures Treatment Options
• Calcaneal Malunions Treatment Options
73. Lectures Presented at Smith & Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. July 18-19, 2014. Memphis, Tennessee.
• Moderator for Lesser Toe Deformity Correction
• Management of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
• Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures
• Syndesmosis Stabilization
74. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Orthopaedic Trauma. September 19-21, 2014. Bal Harbour, Fl.
• Surgical Management of Lisfranc’s Injuries
• Management of Diabetic Ankle Fractures
• Percutaneus Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures
75. Lectures Presented at VuMedi The Event, November, 2014. San Francisco, Ca.
• Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus – When Microfracture Fails
• Staging and Timing of Pilon Fracture management
• Percutaneus Approach to the Calcaneus
• Hallux Valgus Correction
• Lateral Column Lengthening
76. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Foot and Ankle Surgery, January 16-18, 2015. Tampa, Fl.
• Rheumatoid Forefoot
• Charcot Ankle and Foot
• First MTP Fusion Cadaveric Lab
• Bone Stimulation
• Posterior Ankle Arthrodesis
77. The Basic Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation. DJO 2015 National Sales Meeting (NSM) on January 22–24, 2015.
78. Multiple Lectures presented at Multiple Hospital Grand Rounds and Meetings Throughout China, Feb. 27 – March 8, 2015.
79. Multiple Lectures Presented at Smith & Nephew Fix It, Fuse It, Frame It Course. May, 2015. Memphis, Tennessee.
80. AO North America Trauma of the Foot and Ankle Course, Miami, Fl. September 2015.
• Alternatives to ORIF of Pilon Fractures
• The Syndesmosis – How to Reduce it Successfully
• Metatarsus Adductus in Hallux Valgus
81. Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Tampa, Fl. January 2016
• DVT Prophylaxis in Foot and Ankle Surgery
• Calcaneus Fractures: My Tricks in Small Incision Surgery
• Diabetic Ankle Fractures

82. Multiple Lectures presented at Multiple Hospital Grand Rounds and Meetings Throughout China, April 2016
• Ankle Fracture Controversies
• Percutaneus Calcaneal Fracture Management
• Primary Fusion For Sanders Type 4 Calcaneal Fractures
• Posterior Ankle Fusion
• Pilon Fractures Managed with External Fixation
83. AOFAS Advanced Foot and Ankle Course, Cleveland, Ohio, April, 2016
• Distal Tibia Fractures: Nail, Plate, or Frame: Challenges and Reasons for Failure
• Cross Over Toes: Have We Really Found The Solution with Plantar Plate Repairs
• Limited Incision vs. Extensile: Does the Incision Matter in Calcaneal Fractures
• Jones Fracture Nonunions
84. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Orthopaedic Trauma, November 11-13, 2016. Miami, Fl.
• Percutaneus Treatment for Calcaneus Fractures
• Talus Fractures: When and How to Fix
85. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Foot and Ankle Surgery, January 26-28, 2017. Tampa, Fl.
• Orthobiologics
• Supramalleolar Osteotomy for Coronal Deformity
• The Crossover Second Toe
86. Bone Growth Stimulation What You Need To Know: Presented to OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Surgeons February 2017
87. Indications for Utilizing Bone Growth Simulation: Presented as Grand Rounds The University of South Alabama, February 24, 2017
88. Lectures Presented at The Florida Orthopaedic Society May 19, 2017
• Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Trauma
• Damage Control Orthopaedics for Foot and Ankle Trauma
89. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Orthopaedic Trauma , November 10-12, 2017. Tampa, Fl.
• Pilon Fractures Pearls of Treatment
• Hindfoot and Midfoot trauma Pearls of Treatment
• Case Presentaion Syndesmotic Injury
90. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions In Foot and Ankle Surgery, February 8-10, 2018. Tampa, Fl.
• Achilles Tendon Ruptures Acute and Chronic
• DVT Prophylaxis Concerns In Foot and Ankle
• Syndesmosis Fixation Screws Vs. Endobuttons
• Calcaneal Fractures My Small Incision Tricks
91. The Role of Arthroscopy in Calcaneal Fracture Management: Presented at The 2018 AOFAS Annual Meeting. Boston, Ma. July 11, 2018
92. Lectures Presented at New Technologies in Foot & Ankle Surgery. Long Beach, Ca. August 3-4, 2018.
• Ankle and Hindfoot Fusions – Is There a Role for Augment?
• MIS Calcaneal Osteotomies – Technical tricks
• MIS Calcaneal Osteotomies – Why Did I Switch?
93. Lectures presented at the Inagural Foot and Ankle Fellow’s Meeting. Tampa, Fl. October 26-28, 2019
• Jones’ Fracture Nonunion
• MIS Calcaneal Osteotomies, Why Did I Switch
• Ankle and Hindfoot Fusions, Is There a Role For Augment Regenerative Solutions (Industry talk)
94. Lectures Presented at Multiple Hospitals in Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Nantong, Guiyang, and Xiamen, China, November 16 – 23, 2018
• Small Incision Surgery in the Management of Calcaneal Fractures
• Calcaneal Malunion
• Ankle Fracture Controversies
• Pilon Fractures
• Primary Subtalar fusion for Calcaneal Fractures
95. Lectures Presented at Current Solutions in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Tampa, Fl. February 2019
• My Top 5 Tricks in Total Ankle Arthroplasty
• Coding Tips
• Supramalleolar Osteotomies
96. Lectures Presented at Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Presented by Wright Medical, New York, NY. May 2019
• The Starter Osteotomies in MIS: Tips and Tricks
• MIS Bunion

VUMEDI PRESENTATIONS: MULTIPLE – PLEASE REFER TO THE SITE

WEBINARS:
1. The Basic Science and Practical Application of Bone Growth Stimulation. Foot Innovate, December 2014
2. The Management of Complex Talus Fractures: When Should I Use Plates? Foot Innovate, December 2016
3. Hallux Rigidus and MIS Cheilectomy. AOFAS Webinar, April 10, 2019

CORPORATE CONSULTING / SPEAKING:
1. MIS Design Surgeon, Educational speaker, Consultant for Wright Medical 2017 – Present
2. Trauma Implant Design Surgeon, Consultant for Wright Medical 2017 – Present
3. Educational speaker for the Key Opinion Leader Program for DJO Global 2016 – present
4. Design Surgeon, Consultant, and Instructor for Smith and Nephew VLP Foot and Ankle System 2007- present
5. Design Surgeon and Consultant for Smith and Nephew Mini-Fragment System, 2012- Present
6. Trauma Instructor for the sales force for Smith & Nephew, Inc. 2001 – 2005.
7. Trauma on Tour Conference Series, Smith & Nephew, Inc. 2002.
8. Educational speaker for the Physician Advocate Program for Don Joy Orthopaedics 2002 until 2015
9. Educational speaker for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Early 2000’s

10. Design Surgeon for Extremity Medical 2018 – present

PROFESSIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS:
• The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
• Orthopaedic Trauma Association
• Florida Medical Association
• Florida Orthopaedic Society

PERTINENT DATA: I am fluent in Spanish both spoken and written

Translate »