Teodoro Nissen M.D., QME

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY TRAINING



University of California, San Francisco, Department of OrthopaedicSurgery 2000-2005

Orthopaedic Surgical Resident

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery: Board Eligible 2005

Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute, Fellowship 2006

Arthroscopic and open surgical techniques for sports related injuries and trauma.



EDUCATION

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine 2000

Doctorate of Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, Department of Pathology 1997-1998

Post-Sophomore Fellowship

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Science, Human Biodynamics 1995

Graduated with Department’s highest honor



EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE



St. Luke’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, 2005-preseent

Partner in multi-specialty group with focus on Sports, Trauma and Arthroplasty.



UCSF/SFGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, 2007-present

Involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. Evaluate patients in Sports Medicine/Trauma Clinic. Involved in weekly Trauma teaching conference.



UCSF Post-Sophomore Fellowship, Department of Pathology, Fellow, 1997-1998

Responsible for processing, evaluating, and assessing histological and gross pathological specimens.

Performed microscopic and gross post-mortem examinations.



UC Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Human Anatomy, Head Graduate Student Instructor, 1997

Supervised instructors and students of six undergraduate anatomy laboratories. Responsible for

implementing curriculum, designing laboratory practicals and overseeing administrative responsibilities.



UC Berkeley, Athletic Medicine Apprenticeship Program, Head Student Apprentice, 1992-1995

Administered medical care to intercollegiate athletes with team physicians and athletic trainers. Utilized techniques in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Responsible for the supervision and basic instruction of the fellow apprentices.


AWARDS/HONORS

Northern California Western Orthopaedic Research Award 2006

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 2000

UCSF Post-Sophomore Research Fellowship 1997

UC Berkeley Departmental Citation, Human Biodynamics 1995

Nu Sigma Psi Scholastic Honor Society 1995

Edwina Dean Park Academic Award 1995

California Sports Medicine Scholarship 1994-1995

Student Lifetime Achievement Award 1992



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE



UCSF/SFGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Bobby Tay, 2002-2004

Performed cadaveric study comparing computer-assisted surgery (CAOS)

with conventional fluoroscopy for intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures

and percutaneous insertion of sacral-iliac screws.



UCSF, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Norman Otsuka, 1998-1999

Utilized murine model for investigation of molecular characteristics of transphyseal bone bridge.



UCSF, Cardiovascular Research Institute and Structure Laboratory, Dr. Phil Ursell, 1997-1998

Investigated effects of adenoviral mediated gene therapy on electrophysiologic parameters of cardiac conduction system. Examined changes in cardiac collagen ultrastructure resulting from in vivo model of low ischemia and reperfusion.



TEACHING EXPERIENCE



UCSF/SFGH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, 2007-present

Involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. Evaluate patients in Sports Medicine/Trauma Clinic. Involved in weekly Trauma teaching conference.



Touro University, Adjunct Clinical Faculty , 2007-present

Volunteer preceptor for third and fourth year Osteopathic students. Education includes didactic, clinical and operative arenas.



UCSF, Department of Pahology, Laboratory Instructor, 1997-1998

Instructed medical students on basic principles and histological pathology for core curriculum laboratory.



UC Berkeley, Functional Human Anatomy, Graduate Student Instructor, 1996-1997

Responsible for formulating lesson plans, presenting formal lectures and individual instruction of students in upper division anatomy laboratory.



PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS



Nissen T, Ferguson T, Tay B, Holmes W, Ries M. Computer-Assisted Surgery vs. Conventional Fluoroscopy for Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur; A Cadaveric Study.Orthopaedic Trauma

Association, 19th Annual Meeting, October 2003, Salt Lake City, Utah.



Ferguson T, Nissen T, Holmes W, Tay B, Kim H, Ries M. Virtual Fluoroscopy vs. Conventional C-Arm Guided Sacroiliac Placement; An Evaluation of Radiation Exposure, Surgical Time and Accuracy in Cadaveric Pelves. Othopaedic Trauma Association, 19thAnnual Meeting, October 2003, Salt Lake City, Utah.



Nissen T, Ferguson T, Tay B, Holmes W, Ries M. Computer-Assisted Surgery vs. Conventional Fluoroscopy for Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur; A Cadaveic Study.International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Annual Meeting, June 2003, Marbella, Spain.



Ferguson T, Nissen T, Holmes W, Tay B, Kim H, Reis M. Virtual Fluoroscopy vs. Conventional C-Arm Guided Sacroiliac Screw Placement. International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Annual Meeting, June 2003, Marbella, Spain.



Rovinsky D, Nissen T, Otsuka N. Osteolytic Reaction to Polylevolactic Acid Fracture Fixation. Orthopaedics, 2001 Feb; 24(2) 177-9.



Nissen T, Lehman C, Otsuka N. Fungal Osteomyelitis of the Epiphysis. Orthopaedics, 2001 Nov; 24(11): 1083-4.



Lee M, Nissen T, Otsuka N. Utilization of a Murine Model for the Investigation of the Molecular Process of Transphyseal Bone Formation. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2000 Nov-Dec; 20(6): 802-6.



Nissen T, Silverman N, Ursell P. Aortic Vasculopathy with Aneurysm. Cardiology of the Young, 2000 Mar; 10(2): 153-5.



Lu L, Xu Y, Zhu P, Gunja-Smith Z, Woessner JF, Galardy RE, Nissen T, Ursell P, Schwartz CG. Matrix Metalloproteinases and Collagen Ultrastructure in Moderate Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion in Vivo. American Journal of Phsiology, 2000 Aug; 279(2): 601-9



Gallinghouse J, Nissen T, Sievers R, Chakraborti P, Ursell P, Lee R. Adenoviral Mediated Gene

Expression Localized to the Cardiac Conduction System: Effects on Electrophysiologic Preperties. Human Gene Therapy, Submitted for publication .



MEMBERSHIPS/ORGANIZATIONS



Institute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology (IGOT), Member, 2006-present

Involved in program with aim to improve the healthcare of underserved populations affected by orthopaedic disease and trauma. The goal of this institute is to partner with educational institutions at home and abroad to develop strategies to lessen the burden of musculoskeletal conditions



Operation Rainbow, Member, 2007-present

Recently one of two surgeon involved in effort to bring orthopedic care to underserved individuals in San Migual, El Salvador. Participation included delivering orthopedic care and teaching surgical techniques to Orthopedic Professors and Residents.



Marin Community Clinic, Volunteer Orthopedic Surgeon, 2007-present

Currently involved in the formation of a viable orthopedic care plan for the underserved individuals of Marin County. Will attempt to integrate community orthopedist into a long term network of comprehensive care for low income patients of this community.



American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member, 2002-present



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