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Judith F. Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-5933

Fax: (585) 756-4725

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Biography

Dr. Baumhauer sees patients of all ages and lifestyles. Her treatment goals are to decrease pain and improve function through surgical and non-surgical options for her patients. Her clinical practice includes arthritis, painful flatfoot, foot reconstruction, diabetic foot and ankle problems, and ankle replacement.

Professional Background

Dr. Baumhauer serves as Associate Chair of Academic Affairs and Professor, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester. In addition to providing clinical care, she holds the position as the Medical Director of the PROMIS for the UR Health Care System and is a board of director of Accountable Health Partners, ACO for the Rochester Region.

She received her BS from Springfield College in Massachusetts; her MS in Biology from Middlebury College and her medical degree from the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine. She completed orthopaedic residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and a Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. While working as an Attending at the University of Rochester, she obtained a MPH degree from the University of Rochester Department of Community and Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Baumhauer is the past president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS); and Eastern Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Baumhauer currently sits on the board of directors of the PROMIS Health Organization. Dr. Baumhauer has published over one hundred peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. Her research interest focuses on the clinical translation patient-reported outcomes. Using this skill, she leads the design and implementation of clinical trials to bring new, clinically important orthopaedic products through the FDA into the hands of physicians to improve and advance patient care. Dr. Baumhauer is a deputy editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR) and a reviewer for Foot and Ankle International, American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and the Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1983
BS | Springfield College
Arts & Sciences

1985
MA | Middlebury College
Arts & Sciences

1989
MD | University of Vermont College of Medicine

2009
MPH | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/94 - 07/31/95
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin

7/15/89 - 6/30/1990
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont

07/01/1990 - 06/30/94
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont

- 5/16/2009
Fellowship in at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

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Awards

2017
Roger Mann MD Award for Outstanding Clinical Study 2017
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2017
Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement
Sponsor: Engaging Patients.org

2016
J. Leonard Goldner M.D. Award for Outstanding Basic Science Paper
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2015
Roger Mann, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical Study
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2014
Roger Mann, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical Study
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2014
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
Sponsor: University of Vemont College of Medicine
Location: Burlington, VT

2013
The 26 Top Foot and Ankle Surgeons in North America
Sponsor: Orthopaedics This Week

2012
Honoree
Sponsor: ATHENA International Leadership Summit

2012
ATHENA Award
Sponsor: Rochester Business Alliance's Women's Council
Location: Rochester, NY

2011
The Dr. Marvin J. Hoffman Faculty Mentoring Award
Sponsor: The University of Rocheswter School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2010
Achievement Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2009 - Present
Best Doctors in America for Foot and Ankle Surgery

2008
Distinguished Alumnus Award
Sponsor: Springfield College

2006
Roger Mann, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical Paper
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2004 - 2005
Leadership Fellows Program
Sponsor: American Aademy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2004
J. Leonard Goldner M.D. Award for Outstanding Basic Science Paper
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

1997 - 2004
Lieutenan Colonel, United States Air Force Reserves

1994
Raymond K. Kuhlman MD Resident Research Award
Sponsor: University of Vermont

1993
Distinguished Young Alumnus Award
Sponsor: Springfield College

1989
Alumni Award for Surgical Excellence
Sponsor: University of Vermont

1988 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Sponsor: University of Vermont

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/2019
Glazebrook M, Blundell CM, O'Dowd D, Singh D, de Vries G, Le ILD, Nielsen D, Pedersen ME, Sakellariou A, Solan M, Wansbrough G, Younger ASE, Baumhauer JF, Daniels TR. "Midterm Outcomes of a Synthetic Cartilage Implant for the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint in Advanced Hallux Rigidus." Foot & ankle international.. 2019 Apr 0; 40(4):374-383. Epub 2018 Dec 03.

2/2019
Bernstein DN, Kelly M, Houck JR, Ketz JP, Flemister AS, DiGiovanni BF, Baumhauer JF, Oh I. "PROMIS Pain Interference Is Superior vs Numeric Pain Rating Scale for Pain Assessment in Foot and Ankle Patients." Foot & ankle international.. 2019 Feb 0; 40(2):139-144. Epub 2018 Oct 04.

1/15/2019
Houck J, Jacobson R, Bass M, Dasilva C, Baumhauer JF. "Improving Interpretation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function Scale for Specific Tasks in Community-Dwelling Older Adults." Journal of geriatric physical therapy.. 2019 Jan 15; Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Books & Chapters

2019
Chapter Title: New Technology in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus with a Synthetic Cartilage Implant Hemiarthroplasty.
Book Title: Orthopaedic Clinics
Author List: Baumhauer J.F., Daniels, T., Glazebrook, M
Edited By: F. M. Azar
Published By: Elsevier 2019

2013
Chapter Title: The Rheumatoid Foot
Book Title: The Handbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Author List: Baumhauer, JF, Ma, K
Published By: Jaypee Bros. 2013 in New Delhi

2013
Chapter Title: Plantar Heel Pain
Book Title: Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
Author List: DiGiovanni, BF, Dawson, L, Baumhauer, JF
Edited By: Saltzman, Coughlin, Mann
Published By: Elsevier Saunders 2013

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Videos

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High Heels, Flip Flops, and Other Foot "Foes"

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Judith F. Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H. - Podcast

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Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH