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Authors > Jay R. Lieberman, MD

Jay R. Lieberman, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and director of the Institute of Orthopaedics at the Keck Medical Center of USC. He is a co-author of Surgery of the Hip.

Dr. Lieberman received his medical degree from Albany Medical College, followed by further training in orthopaedic surgery, hip surgery, and total joint arthroplasty at Montefiore Medical Center, Albany Medical Center Hospital, and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Internationally recognized for his expertise in primary and revision total hip and knee replacement and treatment of osteonecrosis (bone death) of the hip and knee, Dr. Lieberman is interested in improving outcomes after total hip and knee replacement and how pain management, aggressive physical therapy and preventing deep vein blood clots affect the results of total joint replacement surgery. Dr. Lieberman is also studying the influence of spirituality on the results of total joint replacement.

Named one of the Outstanding Total Hip and Knee Orthopaedic Surgeons by Becker’s Orthopaedic and Spine Review, Dr. Lieberman has also been named to the Best Doctors in America list. A member of the Hip Society and Knee Society, Dr. Lieberman also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and will assume the presidency of the AAHKS in 2015. He is the deputy editor for hip and knee reconstruction for the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Lieberman has authored more than 200 manuscripts, book chapters, reviews and abstracts, and has received numerous awards including the Frank Stinchfield Hip Society Award; the Marshall Urist Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of tissue engineering; and the prestigious Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for his pioneering work related to the development of regional gene therapy to enhance bone repair.

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