Resident research

Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute Research Team

Geisinger's dedicated orthopaedic research team is comprised of physicians, a research manager, medical students, post-graduate research fellows, research assistants and statisticians.  In addition to basic science and clinical research, the research team has been the driving groundbreaking epidemiologic and outcome-based research in the field of orthopaedic surgery.

The orthopaedic research team collaborates with residents from research inception through manuscript writing and editing.  Additionally, help with the IRB process, funding opportunities and research contacts can be provided.


Research resources

  • Trauma database dating back to 2004
  • AO Clinical Study Center, Platinum status
  • Monthly resident subscriptions to JBJS and JAAOS
  • Department of orthopaedic surgery's own extensive online and hardcopy library of specialty and subspecialty specific texts and journals


Research team

  • Teresa Swenson - Director, Research and Clinical Operations
  • Kent Strohecker - Project Manager, Research
  • James Gotoff – Project Coordinator, Research
  • Steven Ney – Project Coordinator, Research
  • Kenneth Sams – Project Coordinator, Research
  • Harish Kempegowda, MD - Research Fellow until July 2016
  • Amrut Borade, MD - Research Fellow until July 2017
  • Daniela Sanchez, MD – Research Fellow starting July 2017


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