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

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Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-0544

Fax: (585) 341-9865

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Orthopaedics & Physical Performance


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

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)


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



  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MPT | Duquesne University - Office of the University Registrar

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

Strong Bronze Star for Patient Care

Strong Silver Star for Patient Care

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

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

Member of Alpha Omega Alpha - medical honor society

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Journal Articles

Ramirez G, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF. "Does Hypothetical Centralization of Revision THA and TKA Exacerbate Existing Geographic or Demographic Disparities in Access to Care By Increased Patient Travel Distances or Times? A Large-database Study." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2021 Dec 6; Epub 2021 Dec 06.

Myers TG, Marsh JL, Nicandri G, Gorczyca J, Pellegrini VD. "Contemporary Issues in the Acquisition of Orthopaedic Surgical Skills During Residency: Competency-Based Medical Education and Simulation." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2021 Nov 8; Epub 2021 Nov 08.

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.




Thomas G. Myers, MD