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David J. Ciufo, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 273-4865

Fax: (585) 756-4725

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

Biography

Dr. Ciufo is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery and deformity reconstruction. Prior to joining the UR Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Dr. Ciufo trained as an Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellow at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak, Michigan. He completed his residency here, at the UR Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. Upon completion of his residency, he received the Carl Harris Resident Award for outstanding dedication to patient care and education, as well as the Kenneth DeHaven Award for his outstanding resident research thesis.

Dr. Ciufo is active in clinical and basic science research, with a focus on better understanding lower extremity anatomy and function to improve reconstructive surgical outcomes.

Credentials

Education

2014
MD | University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2019 - 07/31/2020
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak

06/26/2014 - 06/25/2015
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

6/26/2015 - 6/25/2019
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2019
Carl M Harris Award – Commitment to Patient Care and Education
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2019
Kenneth DeHaven Award – Outstanding Graduation Thesis Presentation
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2018
C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum Nominee
Location: Boston, MA

2017
AOFAS Resident Scholar
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Location: Seattle, WA

2017
Louis Goldstein Orthopaedic Research Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2014
Summa Cum Laude
Sponsor: University at Buffalo School of Medicine

2014
Obletz Award in Orthopaedics
Sponsor: University at Buffalo School of Medicine

2013
Alpha Omega Alpha

2010
Summa Cum Laude
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2010
Phi Beta Kappa
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2008
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Sponsor: University of Rochester

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/18/2021
Ciufo DJ, Baker EA, Gehrke CK, Vaupel ZM, Fortin PT. "Tibial torsion correlates with talar morphology." Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.. 2021 Apr 18; Epub 2021 Apr 18.

2/1/2021
Ciufo DJ, Ketz JP. "Proximal Femoral Shortening and Varus Collapse After Fixation of "Stable" Pertrochanteric Femur Fractures." Journal of orthopaedic trauma.. 2021 Feb 1; 35(2):87-91.

9/4/2020
Ciufo DJ. "In response." Journal of orthopaedic trauma.. 2020 Sep 4; Epub 2020 Sep 04.

Books & Chapters

2020
Chapter Title: Staged Treatment of Pilon Fracture – Posterior to Anterior
Book Title: AO Manual of Fracture Management – Foot and Ankle
Author List: Ciufo D, Ketz J.
Edited By: Rammelt, Swords, Dhillon, and Sands
Published By: Thieme 2020

2019
Chapter Title: How to Remove a Tight Ring
Book Title: Orthopaedic Hand Trauma
Author List: Ciufo D, Elfar JC
Edited By: Adam Eltorai, MD and Edward Akelman, MD
Published By: WoltersKluwer 2019

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