About Seth S Leopold, MD

Background

Dr. Leopold's Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001 Recertified, Current

Education

Undergraduate
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH A.B., Biology, Cum Laude 1989
Medical
Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY M.D., With Honors in Research 1993
Internship
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL General Surgery 1993-94
Residency
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL Orthopaedic Surgery 1994-98
Fellowship
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL Joint Replacement / Hip & Knee Reconstruction 1998-99

Hospital/academic affiliations

Hospital
  • Eastside Specialty Center | Bellevue, WA
  • University of Washington Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Academic
  • University of Washington School of Medicine | Seattle, WA

Society memberships

Specialty Society Memberships
  • Academic Orthopaedic Society
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association

Achievements

RECENT TEACHING AWARDS

Outstanding Faculty Award, Texas Tech Medical Center. Awarded twice (2001, 2002)

Golden Apple Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago. Awarded twice (1996, 1997)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Scholarship to attend the Orthopedic Educators Course, Monticello IL. 1997

RECENT GRANTS AND RESEARCH AWARDS

Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation (OREF) Zimmer Orthopaedic Surgery Career Development Award Title: Reduction of total knee arthroplasty risk in morbidly obese patients using laparoscopic bariatric surgery: A prospective, controlled trial (2003).

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Research Award. First-Year in Practice Research Travel Grant (2000).

EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Edition) Consultant Reviewer in the field of Joint Replacement 2001-Present.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Member, Adult Reconstructive Hip Program Subcommittee for Annual Meeting 2002-Present

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Board of Directors Washington/Alaska Chapter, Arthritis Foundation 2002-Present

Contact Information

UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center 1700-116th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA USA 98004 View map Phone 425 646-7777 Fax 206 520-2299

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