Dr. Rajiv Rajani answers the question, I became an orthopaedic surgeon because...?

Dr. Rajiv Rajani answers a few questions about his decision to become an Orthopaedic surgeon, and a few other interesting questions.
See his answers here.

Palladino, Michael G., DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Palladino joined the Department of Orthopaedics as a faculty member in June 2009. Currently he is an Assistant Professor, Chief of Podiatry and the Podiatric Residency Program Director within the Division of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at UTHSCSA.

Kilpadi, Krista L., MD PhD

Dr. Kilpadi completed her postgraduate research fellowship at UTHSCSA under the direct mentorship and supervision of Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS. She also finished an orthopaedic internship and holds a PhD degree in biomedical engineering. She is actively involved in numerous research projects, clinical trials and publications within the division.


Year   Degree   Discipline   Institution

2007 Internship Orthopaedic Surgery University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio , TX

Morgan, Barry PT

Birth date: 4/18/62

Birth Place: Hereford, Texas

Business address:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Medical Arts Research Center

8300 Floyd Curl Drive

Mail Code: 7977

San Antonio, Texas 78229

Business phone: (210) 450-9680

Fax: (210) 4506054

Educational lBackground:

Huehn, Sheri, PT, OCS

Birth date:

November 8, 1973

Birth place:

Karnes City, TX

Quinn, Robert H., MD

Robert Quinn MD is currently Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He is Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Program. His area of orthopaedic specialization is musculoskeletal oncology.

Fajardo, Roberto, PhD

I am an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and the Director of RAYO, the Daniel W. Carlisle Center for Bone and Mineral Imaging. My primary research investigates the impact of type 2 diabetes on fracture prevalence and risk in Latinos and other populations. In recent work, we showed that vertebral fracture prevalence is dramatically altered in diabetic Latinos compared to non-diabetic Latinos.


Sander PW (Class of 2009).  Standard Humeral Head Versus CTA Humeral Head Hemiarthroplasty for Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, December, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Michael A. Wirth.

Elton PE (Class of 2009).  Employment of Nitinol Staple and Screw for Vertebral Body Fixation.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, December, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Albert E. Sanders.


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