About Thomas A. Zdeblick, MD
Dr. Thomas Zdeblick is Chairman and Professor at the University of Wisconsin, in the Division of Orthopedic Surgery and the Department of Neurosurgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Zdeblick earned his Medical Degree at Tufts University School of Medicine, in Boston. During his schooling, he received the Myerson Award for "The Art and Skill of the Doctor-Patient Relationship". Dr. Zdeblick did both his internship and his residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. His residency was in the Department of Orthopaedics where he received several awards for academic achievement. Between his internship and residency, Dr. Zdeblick was the Allen Scholar Research Fellow at Microsurgery Research Laboratory. Following his residency, Dr. Zdeblick was a fellow at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Division of Spine Reconstructive Surgery. Both his research and teaching skills earned Dr. Zdeblick awards including the American Orthopedic Society North American Traveling Fellowship, the Cervical Spine Research Society Research Award, and the Okagaki Resident Teaching Award.
Dr. Zdeblick's career reflects a consistent dedication to spinal research. He lectures regularly at international meetings, has published over seventy papers in peer reviewed journals, authored three books, and contributed chapters to an additional sixteen books. Additionally, Dr. Zdeblick has been heavily involved with the design and development of several of today's most advanced spinal instrumentation systems.
Dr. Zdeblick's is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Spinal Injury Association, Cervical Spine Research Society, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, North American Spine Society, and Orthopaedic Research Society.
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