Edward D. Tillett, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Field: Sports Medicine

Educational Background:
Undergraduate
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 1977 BA
Medical School
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY School of Medicine 1981 MD
Surgery Intern
Eugene Talmadge Hospital, Augusta, GA General Surgery 1981-82
Orthopaedic Residency
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Orthopaedic Surgery 1982-86
Fellowships
National Orthopaedic Hospital, Arlington, VA Adult Reconstruction 1986
Orthopaedic Research of Virginia Arthroscopic Surgery 1987

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1989

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor 1992-Present
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Asst. Team Doctor 1987-Present
University of Louisville Football Team
Director of Arthroscopy, Motor Skills Lab 1998-Present

Selected Peer Review Publications
Localization of the Semitendinosus-gracilis Tendon Bifurcation Point Relative to the Tibial Tuberosity: An Aid to Hamstring Tendon Harvest. Tillett Ed, Madsen R, Rogers R, Nyland JN J of Arthroscoy and Related Research Vol 20, (1) pp 51-54 Jan 2004
Relationship of the Axillary Nerve to Shoulder Joint Capsule from an Arthroscopic Perspective. Price M, Tillett E, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Oct. 2003
Transfer of the Long Head of the Triceps Tendon for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears. Malkani A, Sundine M, Tillett E Clin Ortho and Related Research Oct/Nov, 2002
A Biomechanical Comparison of Bosworth and Poly-L-Lactic Acid Bioabsorbable Screws for Treatment of Acromioclavicular Separations. Ammon J, Voor MJ, Tillett E J of Arthroscopy and Related Research Dec, 2005
Knee Flexor Function 2 Years After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Semitendinosus-Gracilis Autografts. Emlinger, Nyland J, Tillett E. Journal of Arthroscopy 2006(Jun)22(650-655)


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Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.
550 S. Jackson St., 1st Floor ACB
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 852-5319
Fax: 852-7227

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