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The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
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Editorial Board for The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD
Editor-in-Chief
University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Vernon T. Tolo, MD
Editor Emeritus
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

James D. Heckman, MD
Editor Emeritus
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Albert H. Burstein, PhD
Deputy Editor Emeritus for Research

Board of Deputy Editors

Jean-Noël A. Argenson, MD, PhD
Aix-Marseille University
Marseille, France
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Thomas W. Bauer, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Joan E. Bechtold, PhD
University of Minnesota/MMRF
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Charles R. Clark, MD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Charles M. Court-Brown, MD, FRCSCEd(Orth)
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD
Oslo University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
Oslo, Norway
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Andrew Green, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Wei Guo, MD, PhD
People's Hospital, Peking University
Beijing, People's Republic of China
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD, FACHE
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Michelle A. James, MD
Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California
Sacramento, California, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Bernhard Jost, MD
Kantonsspital St. Gallen
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Patricia Katz, PhD
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Eng Hin Lee, MD, FRCSC
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Elena Losina, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Stephen Lyman, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Konstantinos N. Malizos, MD, PhD
University of Thessaly Medical School
Larissa, Greece
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Deputy Editor and Associate Editor for Evidence-Based Orthopaedics
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Anna N. Miller, MD
School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran, MS, DNB, FRCS(Ed), MCh(Liv), FACS, FRCS(Eng), PhD
Ganga Hospital
Coimbatore, India
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Robin R. Richards, MD, FRCSC
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Bruce Sangeorzan, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Andrew J. Schoenfeld, MD, MSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Christoph J. Siepe, MD
Schön Clinic Munich Harlaching, Spine Center
Munich, Germany
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Paul D. Sponseller, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC
University of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center
Bangor, Maine, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

James P. Waddell, MD, FRCSC
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

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Rick W. Wright, MD
Associate Editor for Evidence-Based Orthopaedics
School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Charles Carroll IV, MD
Coordinator of Ethics in Practice
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Matthew R. Schmitz, MD
Deputy Editor for Social Media
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Board of Associate Editors

Paul A. Anderson, MD
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Lisa T. DeGnore, MD
BHMG Orthopaedics 
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest


Jason E. Hsu, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Benjamin J. Miller, MD, MS
University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Boris A. Zelle, MD, FAOA
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest


Board of Consulting Editors for Research

Scott D. Boden, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Kathleen Derwin, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Edward Ebramzadeh, PhD
The J. Vernon Luck, Sr., MD Orthopaedic Research
Center, Orthopaedic Institute for Children, UCLA
Los Angeles, California, United States

C. Parker Gibbs Jr., MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida, United States

Michael Klein, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill-Cornell School of Medicine
New York, NY, United States

Harry A. McKellop, PhD
The J. Vernon Luck, Sr., MD Orthopaedic Research Center Orthopaedic Institute for Children & UCLA
Los Angeles, California, United States

Javad Parvizi, MD
Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Stavros Thomopoulos, PhD
Columbia University
New York, NY, United States

Yuki Tochigi, MD, PhD
Dokkyo Medical University Koshigaya Hospital
Saitama, Japan

Amarjit S. Virdi, PhD
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Board of Associate Editors for CME

JBJS acknowledges the American Orthopaedic Association for its role in developing members of its Emerging Leaders Program to serve as JBJS Associate Editors for CME.

Raffi S. Avedian, MD
Stanford University
Stanford, California, United States

Tessa Balach, MD
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Todd Bertrand, MD
Indiana University Health System
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Karen Bovid, MD
Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Paul Celestre, MD
Oschner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Jason Clark, MD
ORA Orthopedics
Moline, Illinois, United States

H. John Cooper, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY, United States

Katherine Coyner, MD
University of Connecticut
Farmington, Connecticut, United States

Tom Dowd, MD
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Josef K. Eichinger, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Charla Fischer, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY, United States

John Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Brett A. Freedman, MD
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Venkat Ganapathy, MD
Erlanger Health System
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

John A. Grant, PhD, MD, FRCSC
MedSport, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Pooya Hosseinzadeh, MD
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Atul F. Kamath, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Darren Lebl, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY, United States

James Leonard, MD
Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants
Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States

Adam S. Levin, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Brett R. Levine, MD, MS
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Xinning Li, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Tzu-Shang Thomas Liu, MD, PhD
Southern California Bone & Joint Clinic
Apple Valley, California, United States

Shen-Ying Ma, MD
University of Missouri Health Care
Columbia, Missouri, United States

Geoffrey Marecek, MD
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California, United States

Jeffrey Martus, MD, MS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Randy Mascarenhas, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas, United States

Walter B. McClelland, Jr., MD
Peachtree Orthopaedics
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Deana Mercer, MD
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Stephanie Muh, MD
Henry Ford Health Systems
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Sumon Nandi, MD
The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Toledo, Ohio, United States

Betsy M. Nolan, MD
The University of Oklahoma HSC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Lukas M. Nystrom, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois, United States

Selina Poon, MD
Shriners for Children Medical Center
Pasadena, California, United States

Julian Price, MD
Athens Orthopaedic Clinic
Athens, Georgia, United States

Rajiv Rajani, MD
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, Texas, United States

E. Peter Sabonghy, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas, United States

Matthew Salzler, MD
Tufts University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Matthew R. Schmitz, MD
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
New York University Langone Orthopedic Hospital
New York, NY, United States

William F. Scully III, MD
Martin Army Community Hospital
Fort Benning, Georgia, United States

Steven S. Shin, MD, MMSc
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Los Angeles, California, United States

Sarah Sibbel, MD
Colorado Children's Hospital
Denver, Colorado, United States

Miho Tanaka, MD
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Chadi Tannoury, MD
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nicholas Viens, MD
EmergeOrtho
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

J. Turner Vosseller, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY, United States

Boris Zelle, MD
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Bashir A. Zikria, MD, MSc
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Elite Reviewers

Julie Agel, MA, ATC
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States

Donald D. Anderson, PhD
University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Leon S. Benson, MD
The Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Highland Park, Illinois, United States

John Gerard Birch, MD, FRCSC 
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Dallas, Texas, United States

Keith Bridwell, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

In-Ho Choi, MD, PhD
Chung-Ang University Medical Center
Seoul, South Korea

Peter A. Cole, MD, FAOA
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Charles N. Cornell, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States

Brett D. Crist, MD 
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri, United States

John M. Cuckler, MD
Alabama Medical Consultants, Inc.
Naples, Florida, United States

Thomas A. DeCoster, MD
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Shivi Duggal, MD, MBA, MPH
SUNY Albany School of Public Health
Rensselaer, New York, United States

Paul, J. Duwelius, MD, FAAOS
Oregon Health Sciences University
Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists
Portland, Oregon, United States

Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD
Stanford University
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto, California, United States

H. Kerr Graham, MD, FRACS
University of Melbourne
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Allan E. Gross, MD, FRCSC, OOnt.
University of Toronto
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Iftach Hetsroni, MD
Meir General Hospital
Kfar Saba, Israel

Nitin B. Jain, MD, MSPH
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Charles M. Jobin, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, NY, United States

Charles E. Johnston, MD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Dallas, Texas, United States

Grant Lloyd Jones, MD
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Andrew P. Kurmis, FRACS(Ortho), FAOrthA, FFSTEd, AMA(M), CIME, PhD(Ortho), PGDip(SurgAnat), BMBS(Hons), BMedRad(Hons), BAppSc(MedRad)
The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia

William D. Lack, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States

Paul E. Levin, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York, United States

Jonathan C. Levy, MD
Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Terence E. McIff, MBA, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Harry A. McKellop, PhD
The J. Vernon Luck, Sr., MD Orthopaedic Research Center Orthopaedic Institute for Children & UCLA
Los Angeles, California, United States

Dana C. Mears, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Peter O. Newton, MD
Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California, United States

Steven A. Olson, MD
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Peter G. Passias, MD, MS
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY, United States

Vincent D. Pellegrini Jr., MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States

Per-Henrik Randsborg, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States

David Ring, MD, PhD 
Dell Medical School—The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, United States

Scott Rodeo, MD 
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States

Cecilia Rogmark, MD, PhD
Skåne University Hospital
Malmö, Sweden

Peter S. Rose, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Matthew D. Saltzman, MD
Northwestern University 
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Sophia N. Sangiorgio, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, United States

Robert Cumming Schenck Jr., MD
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Edward M. Schwarz, PhD
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States

William F. Scully, MD, FAAOS
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States

Howard Seeherman, PhD, VMD
Orthopedic Research/Drug Development Consultant
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Noam Shohat, MD
Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv University
Petach Tikva, Israel

James B. Talmage, MD
Bureau of Workers' Compensation
State of Tennessee
Cookeville, Tennessee, United States

Rupesh Tarwala, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital 
New York, NY, United States

James E. Tibone, MD
University of Southern California
Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Los Angeles, California, United States

Daniel G. Tobert, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Thomas Parker Vail, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States

Roger van Riet, MD, PhD
AZ Monica
Antwerp, Belgium

Andre J. van Wijnen, PhD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Kelly G. Vince, MD
Whangarei Hospital of the Northland District Health Board
Kamo, New Zealand

Arvind G. von Keudell, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Brian C. Werner, MD
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

David Alan Wong, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Denver Spine Surgeons
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States

Jacques T. YaDeau, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States

Adolph J. Yates Jr., MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

Editor-in-Chief

Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD

Leadership Team

Paul Sandford, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Jason Miller
Chief Operating Officer

Betsy Bellar
Chief Education Officer

Amy Bordiuk
Associate Vice President, Publishing

Bev Ouannass, MBA
Associate Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Mark Goldstein
Director of Product Management, User Experience and Technology


JBJS, Inc. Board of Trustees

James R. Kasser, MD
Chair
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Vice-Chair
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Leesa M. Galatz , MD
Secretary

Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY, United States

Daniel J. Berry, MD
Treasurer
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

James E. Carpenter, MD
Treasurer-Elect
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

James H. Beaty, MD
Campbell Clinic
Memphis, Tennessee, United States


Andrew J. Weiland, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States

Terry J. Light, MD
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois, United States

Leslie L. Altick, MBA
Independent Consultant
Portola Valley, California, United States

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Health Content Advisors
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HSS Media
Wayland, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY, United States

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Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD

Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

University of Minnesota Medical Center


Summary

Dr. Marc Swiontkowski is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He was the Department Chair from 1997 – 2007. He specializes in trauma, fractures, non-unions, mal-unions, children's fractures, osteomyelitis, and leg length inequality.


Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors (2012, 2014, 2019)

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Past president, American Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Past president, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Past President, Mid America Orthopaedic Association
  • Director Emeritus, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Association for Health Services Research
  • Cochrane Collaboration

Specialties

  • Fractures
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Open Fractures
  • Fracture Healing
  • Randomized Controlled trials

Education

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Research, Laboratory for Experimental Surgery, Davos, Switzerland
Medical degree: University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Surgery Internship:   University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Medical Center
Park Nicollet Methodist
Regions Hospital


Publications

A list of articles authored by Dr. Swiontkowski can be found here.