Position: Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics; Chief, Division of Adult Reconstructive Surgery - Total Hip and Knee Replacement; Frank J. Kloenne Professor of Orthopaedics
Profile on OSU Wexner Medical Center site [link opens in a new browser window]
Curriculum Vitae on RIV [link opens in a new browser window]
Notes: Dr. Glassman was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Biology. He then completed a Master of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Michigan. Subsequently, he entered a PhD program in Physiology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine before deciding to enter medical school. He received his MD degree from the Medical College of Ohio in 1979, where he finished first in his class.
Dr. Glassman completed his internship at Los Angeles County Hospital/ USC Medical Center in Los Angeles in June of 1980 and then did one year of residency training in General Surgery at the Ohio State University Hospital before entering their Orthopaedic Residency program, which he completed in 1985. He was accepted for a post-graduate fellowship in total joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery at the National Hospital for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation in Arlington, Virginia under the direction of Dr. Charles Engh. He then joined Dr. Engh in clinical practice at the Anderson Clinic. After 16 years he returned home to Columbus and currently serves as Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief, Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. In 2013, he was named Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and occupies the Frank J. Kloenne Chair in Orthopaedics.
Dr. Glassman has held many academic and administrative positions, while maintaining an active interest in clinical research and product design. He is a member of the Hip Society, the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and is on the Editorial Boards of several peer-reviewed journals. He has participated in the design of several total hip and knee replacements. He is the author of over 50 journal articles and book chapters and has given over 400 lectures in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. He specializes in total hip and knee replacement and is particularly interested in complex primary and revision surgery.
Dr. Glassman is recipient of 2012 Achievement Award from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for his "Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Orthopaedic Surgery" [Read Article]. He also currently serves as the President of the Columbus Orthopaedic Society.