Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • Experienced fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon.
  • Dedicated to quality care of patients with conditions affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
  • Specialize in motion-preserving technologies such as total disc replacement.
  • Specialize in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) such as discectomy and minimal access (MAST®) laminectomy; MAST® midline (MIDLF®), posterior/transforaminal (PLIF/TLIF) and oblique/lateral (OLIF/XLIF) spinal fusion; and navigated percutaneous spinal instrumentation.
  • Perform laminoplasty with reconstruction, laminectomy, anterior cervical (ACDF, ACCF) and lumbar (ALIF) fusion, open anterior and posterior spinal instrumentation.
  • Perform revision spine surgery.
  • Spinal disorders treated include: common causes of neck and back pain; nerve compression injuries and syndromes which may produce radiculopathy; cervical myelopathy; spinal stenosis; herniated discs; traumatic injuries and fracture stabilization; sports-related injuries; spondylolisthesis; and deformities of the spine such as scoliosis and kyphosis.
  • Analytical
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution
  • Patient evaluation and diagnosis
  • Health risk assessments
  • Treatment plan development
  • Manual dexterity
  • Post-op care
  • People skills
  • Staff collaboration
  • Supervision and team management
  • Interdisciplinary team coordination
  • EMR
  • Fluent in Spanish
Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine , 03/2008 to Current
Tenneco AutomotiveGrass Lake, MI,
  • Deliver thorough spine surgery care in outpatient and inpatient setting.
  • Integrate non-operative modalities and established traditional methods of treatment with modern and advanced surgical techniques, such as minimally-invasive (MIS) procedures, use of ultrasonic device and intraoperative guidance platforms.
  • Perform elective and emergent surgeries to manage spinal disorders.
Orthopedic Surgeon, General and Spine, 09/2004 to 12/2007
At&TBerlin, NH,
  • Collaborated with comprehensive outpatient and inpatient care.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care at level II trauma center.
  • Performed scheduled and emergent surgeries for treatment of traumatic and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries involving limb and spine.
  • Performed elective and emergent surgeries to treat spinal disorders.
Manufacturing Engineer, 03/1992 to 08/1992
United States Surgical Corporation, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Responsible for the production of surgical stapling, suturing and endoscopic devices
  • Developed and monitored quality assurance criteria for scrutiny of incoming material, manufacturing process and final products
  • Optimized resource utilization, assembly line layouts and overturn cycle time
  • Evaluated for cost reduction, efficiency, productivity and safety
Engineering Assistant, 01/1990 to 05/1990
Bard, Inc., Cardio-surgery DivisionCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated various engineering phases of chemical emission control project in accordance with OSHA regulations
Education and Training
Health Executive Master of Business Administration: Health Care Administration Management And Policy, Expected in 12/2016
University of Miami Herbert Business School - Miami, FL
Spine Surgery Fellowship: , Expected in 06/2004
Norton Leatherman Spine Institute - Louisville, KY,
  • Completed professional development in adult and pediatric spine surgery under supervision of Orthopedic and Neurosurgery staff
  • Clinical instructor for Neurosurgery residents
Orthopedic Surgery Residency: , Expected in 06/2003
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network - Philadelphia, PA,
  • Completed professional development in orthopedic surgery, including adult and pediatric population, elective and trauma settings.
General Surgery Residency: , Expected in 06/1999
Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN,
General Surgery Internship: , Expected in 06/1998
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine - Dayton, OH,
Doctor of Medicine: , Expected in 05/1997
Ponce School of Medicine And Health Sciences - Ponce, PR
Bachelor of Science: Sibley School, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Expected in 01/1992
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
Certifications & Licensure
  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Six Sigma Champion Belt (2015)
  • Florida Medical License # ME 90399 (2004 - Present)
  • Kentucky Medical License # 37760 (2003 - 2005)
  • Indiana Medical License # 01057241A (2003 - 2005)
  • Pennsylvania Medical License# MD 417760 (2001 - 2004)
  • DEA Registration # BM 7464097, FL, KY & PA (2000 - Present)
  • DEA Registration # BM 8187723, IN (2003 - 2006)
  • Award of Academic Merit, University of Miami (2016)
  • Academic Honor Medal, Class Rank: 2, Ponce School of Medicine (1997)
  • Superior Educational Council of Puerto Rico Award (1997)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Nominee (1996-1997)
  • The National Dean's List, 20th Annual Edition (1996-1997)
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (1996-1997)
  • Dean's List, Cornell University (1990)

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School Attended

  • University of Miami Herbert Business School
  • Norton Leatherman Spine Institute
  • Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Ponce School of Medicine And Health Sciences
  • Cornell University

Job Titles Held:

  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, General and Spine
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Engineering Assistant


  • Health Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • General Surgery Residency
  • General Surgery Internship
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science

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