Stuart Weinstein, MD

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Stuart Weinstein, MD, is the Ignacio V. Ponseti Chair and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Iowa. Dr. Weinstein received his A.B. Honors degree in Political Science and History from the University of Illinois, his medical degree (Alpha Omega Alpha) from the University of Iowa, interned in Internal Medicine at the University of California - San Francisco, and completed his orthopaedic residency at University of Iowa. He is an NIH funded researcher, and has published more than 230 scientific articles in peer review journals (including the NEJM, JAMA, The Lancet, Nature) on a wide variety of pediatric orthopaedic conditions. His research work has focused on spinal deformity in children, children’s hip and foot problems, and the natural history and long-term outcome of pediatric musculoskeletal conditions. He has edited three major textbooks — The Pediatric Spine: Principles and Practice; Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics; Turek's Orthopaedics. His many contributions to orthopaedics have been recognized by his receipt of numerous awards for distinguished achievement, service, leadership, and the advancement of orthopaedics and research, by national and foreign orthopaedic societies. Dr Weinstein is past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, United States National Action Network of the International Bone and Joint Decade, International Center for Orthopaedic Education (ICOE), Doctors for Medical Liability Reform (DMLR), Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) and past Chairman of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Political Action Committee.