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Rafael J. Sierra Celebrates more than 15 Years of Professional Excellence in Orthopedics

Dr. Sierra earned the John Charnley Research Award for Outstanding Research in Hip Surgery

Throughout his career, Dr. Sierra has lent his expertise to a number of industry journals such as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Mayo Clinic Health Letter.

    ROCHESTER, MN, December 01, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rafael Sierra has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 15 years of practiced industry experience, Dr. Sierra works as a professor of orthopedics for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and as a consultant for the Mayo Clinic's Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He has also previously served with the Mayo Clinic and its affiliated college in a number of other positions, including Mayo Foundation Scholar, senior associate consultant, assistant professor of orthopedics, and associate professor of orthopedics.

Dr. Sierra graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1996 with an MD. Subsequently, he completed an internship and residency in orthopedic surgery through the Mayo Clinic, and three separate fellowships through the Insall Scott Kelly Institute, the Mueller Foundation, and the University of Miami. He is affiliated with the International Congress of Joint Reconstruction, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

Throughout his career, Dr. Sierra has lent his expertise to a number of industry journals such as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Mayo Clinic Health Letter. As an expert in his field, he has been recognized many times for his work in the field. He was awarded with the Mark B. Coventry Clinical Research Award for Outstanding Research in Orthopedic Surgery through the Mayo Clinic, and he has also been noted for excellence in the field by the Journal of Orthopedics, the Journal of Arthroplasty, and Mid-America Orthopedic Association. Looking ahead, Dr. Sierra intends to experience the continued upward trajectory of his career.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at

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