UBOSM’s own Michael A. Rauh, M.D. was one of a select group of surgeons recognized by Orthopedics Today and DePuy Synthes at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago for promising work in the field of joint preservation and restoration.
Dr. Rauh was recognized as an emerging leader in orthopaedics and as a skilled surgeon in joint preservation for his work in ACL reconstruction, meniscus surgeries and more. Honorees were also cited for having completed 5 to10 years of training, being recognized by their peers as skilled joint surgeons and for being innovators in orthopaedic surgical processes or new industry concepts.
Recipients were selected not only on their surgical prowess, but also for their work in publishing and presenting clinical outcomes and new approaches to patient care in journals and at meetings. Recipients were required to be members of leading societies or groups, respected lecturers or professors, designated leaders in their respective institutions and membership organizations as well as exhibit demonstrated interest in giving back to their community.
Dr. Rauh is a St. Bonaventure, (B.S. Biochemistry) and UB School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (MD) graduate – where he is now a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also board certified surgeon with UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, where he specializes in sports medicine, ACL reconstructions, rotator cuff repairs, and other knee and shoulder arthroscopic procedures.