Dr. Douglas Dennis is a graduate of Ohio State University and currently a Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Denver and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has a keen interest in knee arthroplasty which has resulted in two decades of study of the kinematics of knee replacement and how it relates to total knee arthroplasty design. This research has generated numerous publications in the orthopedic literature. He is the past president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and Knee Society, a member of the Hip Society, and serves as Executive Director of Operation Walk Denver, an organization committed to performing free joint replacement in developing countries for those patients without access to medical care.
ADDITIONAL BULLET POINTS:
1. Has performed over 10,000 hip and knee replacements.
2. Has published over 275 scholarly articles in orthopedic journals + multiple book chapters
3. Lectures worldwide annually
4. Sponsors a surgical guest visitation program in which surgeons worldwide visit Denver to watch live surgery.
5. Has a research laboratory, now at the university of Tennessee which has won multiple national awards surrounding the kinematics of hip and knee replacement
6. Research accomplishments have been utilized in development of total knee arthroplasty designs
7. Serve as a consultant and implant designer for orthopedic manufacturing companies.
8. Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Denver University
9. Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Tennessee
10. Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
11. Harvard Prize Book Award
12. Senior Man of the Year, Bowling Green State University