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Daniel J. Sucato, M.D., M.S.

Chief of Staff



Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Affiliation:
• The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor

• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
• Children’s Medical Center Dallas
• Parkland Health & Hospital System
• UT Southwestern University Hospital – St. Paul
• UT Southwestern James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center

• Canisius College, Magna Cum Laude
• State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Magna Cum Laude

• State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine General Surgery

• State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery

• State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine Basic Science Research
• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis
• Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland Professor Reinhold Ganz Hip Preserving Surgery

Honors and Awards:
• Scoliosis Research Society traveling fellow, 2003
• William Beaumont Award American Medical Association, 2005
• Best Clinical Podium Presentation 2007 Annual Meeting of Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
• Best Pediatric Poster 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• Goldstein Award - Best Clinical Poster 2008 Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society
• Moe Award - Best Basic Science Poster 2009 Annual Meeting of the Scoliois Research Society

Board Certification:
• American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000 Professional

Associations/Affiliations: • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, fellow • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association • Texas Orthopaedic Association • Dallas County Medical Society • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Endowment Committee, chairman, 2008-present Industry Relations Committee chairman, 2005-2007 Member-at-Large board of directors, 2004-2005 Awards Committee, 2004-2007 Long-Range Planning Committee, 2004-2007 Program Committee, 2006-2007• Scoliosis Research Society Education Council chair, 2010-present Web Site Committee, chair, 2007-2009, member, 2005-2009 Endowment Committee, member 2006-2009 • Texas Medical Association • American Medical Association • North American Spine Society • The United States Golf Association Resource Center for Individuals with Disabilities Resource Center Advisory Board • American Orthopaedic Association • HARMS Spine Study Group, member • Spine Deformity Study Group, member • POSNA/AAOS International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium Advisory Board, 2006-2007• Spine, reviewer • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, reviewer • Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, reviewer • Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, contributing author • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, reviewer • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, reviewer

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