Stephen L. Kates, M.D.

Stephen L. Kates, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6070
Fax: (585) 756-4727

Lab Information

The Center for Musculoskeletal Research houses nearly 70 MD and PhD researchers and graduate and post-doctoral students. This team has been the top orthopaedics lab in the United States since 2006.

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Professional Bio

EMPLOYMENT:



Orthopaedic Surgeon, Rochester Medical Group, 7/89 to 12/90
Group Private Practice, 1/91 to 10/95
Solo Private Practice, 10/95 to 9/08
Orthopaedic Surgeon, URMC, 9/08 to present

BOARD EXAMINATIONS:

National Board of Medical Examiners -07/02/85
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery -07/10/92, 07/21/99-Recertified through 2022

Research Bio

Dr. Kates' research overlies his clinic practice treating orthopaedic conditions and injuries to the hip, knee and shoulder primarily for the middle aged and elderly patients. Additionally he cares for the elderly with fragility fractures.



Ongoing research includes:

1) Geriatric fracture care

2) Musculoskeletal infections

3) Bone vaccine immunology

4) System based care

5) Health systems research

Awards & Honors (Local)

US News & World Report- Top Orthopaedic Surgeons | USA 2012
Donald Reynolds Foundation Faculty Scholar Award 2012
America's Top Surgeons 2006 - 2012
Rochester Business Journal Healthcare Achievement Award for Healthcare Innovation. 2006
Affiliated Hospitals Orthopaedic Teaching Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to resident education | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2005
Affiliated Hospitals Orthopaedic Teaching Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to resident education | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2001
Affiliated Hospitals Orthopaedic Teaching Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to resident education | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2000
John States, MD Prize | Rochester General Hospital | Rochester, NY 1990
Director, 1989 American Orthopaedic Association Residents' Conference 1989
Member Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society 1983

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 36 available »

2012
Blauth, M.; Kates, S.L. "Fragility Fractures in AO Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis." AO Publishing. 2012; .
2012
O'Malley, N.; Kates, S.L. "Advances on The Masquelet Technique Using a Cage and Nail Construct." Archives of Orthopaedi and Trauma Surgery. 2012; 132: 245-248.
2012
Kammerlander, M.; Braito, M.; Kates, S.L.; Jeske, C.; Roth, T.; Blauth, M.; Dallapozza, C. "The Epidemiology of Sport-Related Injuries in Older Adults: A Central European Epidemiologic Study." Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2012; .
2012
Kates, S.L.; O'Malley, N.; Friedman, S.; Mendelson, D. "Barriers to Implemenation of an Organized Geriatric Fracture Program." Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. 2012; .
2012
O'Malley, N. Bingham, K.; Kates, S.L. "Outcome of the Dynamic Helical Hip Screw System for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures In the Elderly." Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation. 2012; .

Current Appointments

Hansjorg Wyss Professorship - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Resident/Orthopaedics | University of Rochester1989
Resident/Surg | Northwestern University1986
MD | Northwestern University1984
BS | Education | Northwestern University1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Orthopedics at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry06/26/1986 - 06/26/1989
Residency in Orthopedics at Northwestern University Medical School06/01/1985 - 06/01/1986
Internship in General Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School06/01/1984 - 5/31/1985