Dr. Eric Eisner is an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and hip preservation surgery. After receiving his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Dr. Eisner earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, which included Parkland Memorial Hospital and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital as participating facilities. During the final year of his orthopaedic surgery residency, Dr. Eisner completed a three-month rotation on the pediatric orthopaedics service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich, England. He then served a one-year fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, followed by a second fellowship in surgical hip preservation in Bern, Switzerland.
Dr. Eisner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He has received several research grants and authored numerous scientific articles on topics ranging from articular cartilage biology to adolescent shoulder injuries. His work has also been presented at numerous national and international meetings.
Dr. Eisner’s areas of interest include congenital, developmental and traumatic hip injuries in pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients as well as pediatric trauma care and prevention.
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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2006, Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2010, Orthopedic Surgery
Rady Children's Hospital, 2011, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Orthopedic Surgery
Awards, Achievements, and More
- “Children with Anterior Shoulder Instability: Do Not Underestimate the Extent of Labral Pathology,” podium presentation POSNA annual meeting 2011 (submitted for publication, 2011)
- “The Mitochondrial Contribution to Chondrocyte Apoptosis Following Injurious Mechanical Compression” (submitted for publication, 2010; poster presentation at the 2011 Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting; podium presentation AAOS annual meeting, 2011)
- Orthopaedic Trauma Association Resident Research Grant, 2007
- UC Davis Medical Student Research Fellowship, 2003-04
- Phi Beta Kappa, The Johns Hopkins University, 2001