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Thomas G. Myers, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Fax: (585) 341-0600

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Research Labs

Health Lab/Data Science

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Biography

Dr. Myers is a Board Certified (2014) orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult reconstruction (total hip and knee replacement). In addition to authoring numerous publications on topics related to total joint arthroplasty he frequently lectures on topics related to adult reconstruction & orthopaedics.

Prior to joining the UR Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation in 2016, Dr. Myers served as an orthopaedic surgeon in private practice specializing in adult reconstruction at Orthopaedics Northeast (ONE) in Ft. Wayne, Indiana for four years. He was also a team physician for local high school football teams in Pennsylvania during residency and a physical therapist prior to returning to medical school.

He currently resides in Pittsford with his wife and 5 children.

Professional Background

Member:
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS)
American Academy Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAOS)
Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAHKS)
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)

Research

+periprosthetic joint infection (diagnosis, prevention & treatment)
+predictive analytics/machine learning
+surgical simulation
+rehabilitation following total joint replacement

Credentials

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1999
Master | Duquesne University
Physical Therapy

2005
MD | Temple University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2011 - 07/31/2012
Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/02/2007 - 07/01/2011
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 07/01/2007
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

06/01/2005 - 07/01/2006
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Research at University of Virginia Medical Center

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Awards

2019 - 2019
Orthopaedic Research Society Clinician Scholar Career Development Program
Sponsor: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Location: Rosemont, IL

2017
Strong Silver Star for Patient Care

2011
Chief Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2010-2011

2006
Best Resident Paper at 2006 Virginia Orthopaedic Society meeting; Active Immunization Against MRSA Joint Sepsis

2005
Member of Alpha Omega Alpha - medical honor society

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/2019
Ricciardi BF, Liu AY, Qiu B, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP. "What Is the Association Between Hospital Volume and Complications After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Large-database Study." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2019 May 0; 477(5):1221-1231.

10/2015
Klika AK, Myers T, Szubski CR, Schiltz NK, Navale S, Barsoum WK. "Early Postoperative Outcomes of Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty After Solid Organ Transplantation in the United States, 1998-2011." The Journal of arthroplasty.. 2015 Oct 0; 30(10):1716-23. Epub 2015 May 12.

1/2012
Myers TG, Lowery NJ, Frykberg RG, Wukich DK. "Ankle and hindfoot fusions: comparison of outcomes in patients with and without diabetes." Foot & ankle international.. 2012 Jan 0; 33(1):20-8.

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