Louis U. Bigliani, M.D.
Dr. Louis U. Bigliani is the Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University and the Director of the Orthopedic Surgery Service, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bigliani is also the Chief of the Center for Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine at Columbia University and is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in shoulder surgery.
Dr. Bigliani was inducted as the 121st President of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) on June 4, 2008. The AOA is the oldest and most distinguished Orthopaedic Association in the world. Membership in the AOA is achieved by those who have made a significant contribution to education, research, and the practice of orthopaedic surgery. During his Presidency, Dr. Bigliani will represent the AOA at orthopaedic associations meetings in England, New Zealand , Australia and South Africa .
Dr. Bigliani is recognized as a leader and innovator in his field and lectures around the world. Dr. Bigliani, the 9th Director of the New York Orthopaedic Hospital --one of the oldest orthopaedic hospitals in the United States , is the 3rd NYOH Director to become AOA President.
Steven Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1960-1964
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1964-1968, A.B. Sociology Premed.
Dean’s List, 1967
Captain, Varsity Tennis Team, 1968
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, 1968-1972, M.D.
Upjohn Achievement Award, 1972
Outstanding Student Award, 1972
Chief Resident and Senior Annie C. Kane Fellow, Shoulder and Implant Surgery, The New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, July 1977 - June 1978
General Surgery, The Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, July 1973 - June 1974
Orthopedic Surgery, The New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, July 1974 - June 1976
Senior Resident and Junior Annie C. Kane Fellow, Orthopedic Surgery, The New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, July 1976 - June 1977
Surgical, The Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, July 1972 - June 1973
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