Lazaros A. Poultsides

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA


Lazaros Poultsides is an orthopaedic surgeon in the Division of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA. He obtained his medical Diploma from the University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece; his M.S. degree in health care administration from the same university; his Ph.D. degree in orthopaedics from the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece; and his specialty in orthopaedics from the University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Greece. He completed his fellowship in musculoskeletal infections and orthopaedic trauma at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, and adult reconstruction and joint replacement and hip arthroscopy and hip preservation surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery. His main areas of clinical research and interest are perioperative outcomes following primary and revision total hip and knee arthroplasty and hip preservation surgery. He is widely considered as an expert in the field of joint infections.

Biography Updated on 11 February 2014

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