Matthew Niesen, MD presents to AAHKS in Dallas

Matthew Niesen, MD, Orthopedic surgeon, recently presented to over 1,300 members of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) during its annual meeting in Dallas, Texas in November.

The Annual Meeting of the AAHKS addresses a broad array of scientific topics such as implant design, outcomes, surgical techniques and complications of primary and revision total joint arthroplasty (TJA) for hip and knee surgeons. The meeting addresses the latest socioeconomic issues in health care. Special courses are also offered for residents, non-physician team members and hospital administrators.

Dr. Niesen presented his team’s findings from the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. The topic was “Two-stage Debridement with Prosthesis Retention for Acute Peri-prosthetic Infections Following Primary Hip or Knee Arthroplasty”.

Originally from Middleton, Wisconsin, Dr. Niesen completed his Residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as Chief Resident and was honored with the Longmire Surgical Society Research Award. He then traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to complete his orthopedic training and Joint Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, operating with some of the top orthopedic surgeons in the U.S.

Dr. Niesen is currently seeing patients at the Prairie Ridge Health Clinic , a service of Columbus Community Hospital, Inc.  For more information call 920-623-1200.