Dr. Thomas Falls


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Dr. Thomas Falls is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in limb lengthening and complex reconstruction. A graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Thomas had made a name for himself as a standout and passionate surgeon.

Well acquainted with the leadership it takes to excel in the medical industry, Thomas’ experience includes serving as the Administrative Chief Resident and an Education committee member at the University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedics. He also attended the AOA Resident Leadership Forum in June 2015 and was a member of the Resident Quality and Safety Leadership Council at the University of Louisville.

Thomas has applied himself to the scholarly pursuits of the medical community, too, all in an attempt to widen his skill set, which is itself a result of his desire to help people. Some of his most recent work includes Comparison of tibial lengthening techniques, conducted at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He also conducted an investigation of patient attitudes regarding a smoking cessation program over the summer of 2008 at St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center in Rochester, NY. In addition to his research, Thomas has had his work published in Orthopedics Today, Current Orthopaedic practice, the Journal of Arthroplasty, as well as a number of additional reputable and recognized publications.

It’s true, Thomas’ work is too numerous to list in a small biography about him, but any who come in contact with him will tell of his passion, care, and excellence – the research and work are but a codified example.

Dr. Thomas Falls has also led a number of presentations, the following just a few examples of his work:

A Comparison of Three Tibial Lengthening Techniques at the AAOS annual meeting in New Orleans, LA; Total Hip Arthroplasty in Morbidly Obese Patients at the Kentucky Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting in Louisville; The Use of Plastic Screws in Intramedullary Nailing at the Intramedullary Nailing Expert Summit/Kuntscher Society Meeting of Latin America, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dr. Thomas Falls received his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. In 2017, he completed his fellowship in limb lengthening and complex reconstruction from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY.

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