Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Faculty


Friedlaender, Gary Elliott

Wayne O. Southwick Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Professor of Pathology; Chair, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Clinical Program Leader, Sarcoma Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Biography

Dr. Friedlaender received his BA and MD degrees from the University of Michigan and his orthopaedic surgical training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Newington Children’s Hospital. In 1976, after 2 years service in the U.S. Navy assigned to the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda, Dr. Friedlaender joined the full-time faculty of Yale University School of Medicine and since 1986 has served as the Wayne O. Southwick Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and...

Dr. Friedlaender received his BA and MD degrees from the University of Michigan and his orthopaedic surgical training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Newington Children’s Hospital. In 1976, after 2 years service in the U.S. Navy assigned to the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda, Dr. Friedlaender joined the full-time faculty of Yale University School of Medicine and since 1986 has served as the Wayne O. Southwick Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and as Chief of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Friedlaender has also trained at Massachusetts General Hospital in musculoskeletal oncology, which remains his primary clinical and research interest.

Dr. Friedlaender has served as President of the American Association of Tissue Banks (1983-85), the American Council on Transplantation (1983-85), the Orthopaedic Research Society (1994-95), the Academic Orthopaedic Society (1995-96) and the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (2001-02) and he will assume the Presidency of the American Orthopaedic Association in 2010. He has also chaired the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies and served as a member of the Academy’s Board of Directors and as a member of the AAOS Committee on Ethics. In the past, Dr. Friedlaender served as Chair of the National Arthritis Board, NIAMS (NIH), as a member of the Orthopaedic Study Section at NIH and as a member of the Advisory Council of NIAMS. He was chair of the Research Committees of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Academic Orthopaedic Society and chaired the AAOS work group on Tissue Banking Issues. He served or serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Spine, Journal of Orthopaedic Research and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; and he has written numerous scientific publications and received national awards for his basic science research (Kappa Delta Award of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Nicholas Andry Award of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons).

Dr. Friedlaender is a scientific consultant for Wright Medical Group and for Carbylan BioSurgery and is compensated for these services.

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Full Time Clinical Faculty

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Baumgaertner, Michael R

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Blaine, Theodore A.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 

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Carter, Cordelia Wheeler

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Cooperman, Daniel

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 

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Dodds, Seth D

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Fishman, Felicity

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Friedlaender, Gary Elliott

Wayne O. Southwick Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Professor of Pathology

 
 

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Gardner, Elizabeth Carpenter

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Grauer, Jonathan Newman

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and of Pediatrics

 
 

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Jokl, Peter

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Keggi, Kristaps Juris

Elihu Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Leslie, Michael P.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Lindskog, Dieter M.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 

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Medvecky, Michael J.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Pelker, Richard Raymond

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Reach, John S, Jr

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Sharkey, Melinda

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing and of Pediatrics

Smith, Brian G

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and of Pediatrics and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Sutton, Karen Michelle

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 

Swigart, Carrie R

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 

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Weis, Lawrence David

Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Whang, Peter G.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 

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Yue, James J

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

 
 
 
 

Full Time Research Faculty

Carpenter, Caren G

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Research Interests: Function of non-collagenous bone matrix proteins with an emphasis on osteocalcin, a vitamin K-dependent protein synthesized only in bone; Animal Models; Biochemistry; Bone Disease; Bone Formation; Bone Markers; Cell Culture; Immunoassay

Eswarakumar, V. P.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Research Interests: Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors (FGFRs)

Horowitz, Mark

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Vice Chair for Research

Research Interests: Osteoimmunology; Osteoblasts; Osteoclasts; Adipocytes; Bone remodeling; Mesenchymal stem cell differentiation; B cell transcription factors and bone

Ivancic, Paul Christopher

Associate Research Scientist in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Research Interests: Human injury biomechanics; Spine biomechanics; Whiplash; Neck injury prevention; Injury mechanisms and tolerance; Injury prevention; Orthopaedic implant design; Spine biomechanics

Tommasini, Steven

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Vignery, Agnès M C

Senior Research Scientist in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and in Cell Biology

Research Interests: Differentiation mechanism of osteoblasts; Fusion mechanism of macrophages

     

Emeritus Faculty

Panjabi, Manohar M

Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Renshaw, Thomas S

Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Southwick, Wayne Orin

Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation