Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Adjunct Professor in Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin
Paul A. Anderson, M.D., M.S. is a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon with special interest in spine trauma, tumors, cervical spine, and geriatric spinal diseases. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of orthopaedic spinal surgery and currently holds academic positions as Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Adjunct Professor in Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. He has served as President of the Cervical Spine Research Society and President of the Lumbar Spine Research Society and has held various positions in a number of spinal and orthopaedic societies.He has served as a member as well as Chairman of the AAOS Biomedical Engineering Committee, Co-Chair of ASTM 04.25, and Clinical Chair of ASTM F04. Most recently, he chaired the “Own the Bone” Steering Committee of the American Orthopaedic Association which aims to educate medical practitioners and patients on the importance of bone health and promote fracture liaison services. He currently serves on the Editorial Board for Osteoporosis International and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of ISCD. Dr. Anderson earned his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from The University of Michigan in Chemical Engineering. He completed medical school and orthopaedic residency at Wayne State University and a clinical spine fellowship with Dr. Henry H. Bohlman (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland).