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Thomas G. Myers, M.D., M.P.T.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-0544

Fax: (585) 341-9865

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Research Labs

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

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:
Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS)
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS)
Fellow American Academy Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAOS)
Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAHKS)
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
Catholic Medical Association (CMA)

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
MPT | Duquesne University - Office of the University Registrar

2005
MD | Temple University School of 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: Orthopaedic Research Society
Location: Rosemont, IL

2018
Strong Bronze Star for Patient Care

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

4/14/2021
Jones R, Quartuccio KS, Stern JL, Heintz EV, Pillinger KE, Myers TG. "Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions Improve Choice of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients with Reported Penicillin Allergies." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2021 Apr 14; Epub 2021 Apr 14.

3/20/2021
Quinzi DA, Ramirez G, Kaplan NB, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF. "Early complications and reoperation rates are similar amongst open reduction internal fixation, intramedullary nail, and distal femoral replacement for periprosthetic distal femur fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery.. 2021 Mar 20; Epub 2021 Mar 20.

10/2020
Greenstein AS, Teitel J, Mitten DJ, Ricciardi BF, Myers TG. "An Electronic Medical Record-Based Discharge Disposition Tool Gets Bundle Busted: Decaying Relevance of Clinical Data Accuracy in Machine Learning". Arthroplasty Today. 2020; 6(4): 850-855.

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