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Dr. Michael Swank

Dr. Swank is a pioneer in Computer Assisted and Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Surgery.

He completed his fellowship training at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Virginia.  He completed his Residency training in the Northwestern University Department of Orthopaedics. He received his M.D. degree from Northwestern University, and his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University . He is certified in Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Swank is the President and Medical Director of the Cincinnati Orthopaedic research Institute, the Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Center at the Jewish hospital, and volunteer Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Cincinnati . U.C. Orthopedic residents train under Dr. Swank to learn his surgical techniques in Computer Navigation and the most current Hip and Knee replacement technology.

Dr. Swank is an active member of many Local, Regional, National and International societies, including the Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS)

International, the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Cincinnati Orthopaedic Society, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), the North American Spine Society(NASS),the Mid-American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(MAOS), the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA), the Clinical Orthopaedic Society(COS), the Engh Society, the Academy of Medicine in Cincinnati, the Ohio State Medical Association, and the Ohio Orthopaedic Society.

Additionally, Dr. Swank is internationally renowned as a guest Speaker at many meetings and Societies in both the US and around the world. He has been featured in a number of Orthopaedic Surgery Journals, Magazines, and News Broadcasts.

Under his direction, the Cincinnati Orthopaedic Research Institute conducts an average of 10 Clinical Trials each year, evaluating new medications, surgical techniques and implants to improve surgical patient care. The results of his research have been published and presented to many Medical Societies, and groups of peers. Dr. Swank is the author of Numerous Papers and Chapters in Orthopaedic Publications.


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