Regarded as a leader in his field, Dr. Stulberg is known worldwide for his expertise in minimally invasive computer assisted surgery.
CHICAGO, IL, September 25, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Samuel David Stulberg, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Stulberg celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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.
Having accrued more than three decades of inimitable expertise in the field of medicine, Dr. Stulberg has garnered a laudable reputation as an orthopedic surgeon. He is currently active as a staff member at NorthShore University HealthSystem and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Moreover, Dr. Stulberg has earned distinction as the founder and director of the Joint Reconstruction and Implant Service at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago since 1986 and as clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine since 1994.
Regarded as a leader in his field, Dr. Stulberg is known worldwide for his expertise in minimally invasive computer assisted surgery. Throughout his career, he has taught and mentored physicians on the various concepts, techniques and instruments used in surgery. Dr. Stulberg has notably designed numerous joint replacement systems, including the Columbus Computer Assisted Knee System, the Continuum Knee System and the MicroLoc Knee System. He also holds several patents for a computer-assisted surgical system and for methods and instruments for performing radial impaction grafting for revision total hip surgery. Additionally, he invented surgical systems for carrying out robotic and computer assisted surgery and has been instrumental in the development of sensors for evaluating joint function before and after surgery.
Dr. Stulberg has contributed over 100 articles to scholarly journals on the topics of joint replacement of the hip and knee and arthritis and has lectured widely throughout the U.S. and abroad in his area of expertise. He has written several books and contributed chapters to several books by other authors. In 1988, his well received, comprehensive handbook, "Arthritis of the Hip and Knee: The Active Person's Guide to Taking Charge," offers advice and encourages patients to take charge of their own treatment. In 2016, Dr. Stulberg released the second edition of the book, "Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty with Image-Free Navigation," in 2016.
An avid civic advocate, Dr. Stulberg established and has served as the director of Operation Walk Chicago since 2006. The organization performs free joint replacements to hundreds of underprivileged patients annually throughout the world. Dr. Stulberg has also excelled on the board of directors of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago since 1996 and as a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union in Chicago since 1986.
Dr. Stulberg prepared for his career in medicine by attaining a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, at Harvard University in 1965 and a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Michigan in 1969. He subsequently undertook a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and an orthopedic surgical residency at Harvard University, followed by several fellowships in orthopedics and biomechanics. Eminently qualified in his field, Dr. Stulberg is board certified in orthopedic surgery through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Aligned with several professional organizations pertinent to his career, Dr. Stulberg is a lifetime fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a past president of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery. He has also worked as the managing director of the International Society for Technology and Hydro Plastic since 1982. Further, Dr. Stulberg is active as a member of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, the Knee Society, the Hip Society and, among others, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
Recognized for his achievements, Dr. Stulberg has been bestowed with multiple accolades throughout his career. In addition to receiving the 12th Annual John Insall Award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2007, he was also presented with the M.E. Müller Award from the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery in 2005 and the Knee Society Award from the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2003. Dr. Stulberg also earned a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of the Mediterranean in France in 1997 and has been named to Chicago Magazine's Top Docs in Chicago every year since 2000 and to Best Doctors in America every year since 2003.
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