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Joseph A. Buckwalter IV, MD, MS

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.72 out of 5 (31 ratings)

Professor

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation ( )

About

Joseph A. Buckwalter IV, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in musculoskeletal oncology, reconstructive surgery, and trauma. He received his medical education here at the University of Iowa and has continued his education through teaching as well as multiple publications and reviews.

He has served as a leader of multiple professional organizations including being a past president for the Orthopedic Research Society, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and the American Orthopedic Association. Awards such as the Cabaud Award, the Kappa Delta Award, the OREF/ORS Distinguished Investigator Award, and the Bristol-Meyers Squibb/Zimmer Award highlight his outstanding orthopedic research.

His contributions to medicine and science have been recognized by his election to the Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences and the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils.

Languages

English

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Specialties

Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Limb salvage
  • Orthopedic tumor surgery

Diseases and Conditions

  • Benign tumors of bone and soft tissue
  • Metastatic bone disease
  • Musculoskeletal tumors
  • Sarcoma, bone

Locations


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Credentials

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Degrees

  • MD, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Residencies

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowships

National Resident Service Award Fellow, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Ratings

The number of stars is an average of all responses to provider-related questions from Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. About our ratings.

Overall Rating

4.72 out of 5 (31 ratings)