Jonathan Schaffer, MD
Dr. Schaffer joined the staff of Cleveland Clinic as a joint and reconstructive surgeon in 2001. He came from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where he was also an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American College of Physician Executives, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and the American Medical Informatics Association.
A presenter at numerous regional, national and international courses, Dr. Schaffer is also the author of more than 75 articles, book chapters and books, and has developed a number of multimedia programs and computer software applications. He was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and has received many awards for medical website development.
Dr. Schaffer’s research interests include perioperative pain management, the integration of multimedia object-oriented databases in patient outcomes research, the biological effects of new surgical techniques, specifically lasers, and minimally invasive surgery.
His medical specialty interests include the reconstruction of arthritic knees and hips, including joint replacement, the treatment of arthrofibrosis after total knee replacement and the use of arthroscopic methods to treat arthritic knees.
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