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Jacob F. Schulz, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Surgery
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Medical Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
Fellowship
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis; Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Research
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Focus

Pediatric orthopedic care, spinal deformity, neuromuscular disease and trauma.

Research Focus

Early onset and idiopathic scoliosis, fracture care, neuromuscular disease.

Publications

View Dr. Schulz’s publications on PubMed an Einstein

Highlights

Awards

Frank Hammond Sivitz Memorial and Chief Resident Teaching Awards (Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia)

Biography

Jacob F. Schulz, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon providing comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care, with an emphasis on spinal deformity, neuromuscular disease and trauma.He has a particular interest in the growing spine, with experience using the Vertical Expandable Titanium Rib (VEPTR) device and vertebral tethering through a thoracoscopic approach. At our Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

He served both his internship and residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphiawhere he was honored with the Frank Hammond Sivitz Memorial and Chief Resident Teaching Awards in 2011. During his residency, he traveled to Neustadt, Germany to study spine deformity at the Schoen Klinik, and to San Pedro Sula in Honduras to help CURE international provide world class orthopedic care to children. Dr. Schulz completed his fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego, ranked second by US News and World Report in 2012.

Dr. Schulz’s research has been published in The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics (JPO) and presented at several national meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)