Marc Swiontkowski, MD, is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the past president of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the American Orthopaedic Association.
In 1979, he received his Medical Degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training at the University of Washington. After a research fellowship in Switzerland he joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University. In July 1988 he returned to the University of Washington and in 1989, was promoted to Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and assumed the position of Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. From September 1997 through October 2007, he held the position of Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota. From 2007 through July 2015, he held the position of CEO for TRIA Orthopaedic Center. He is currently a Professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Swiontkowski is an NIH funded investigator and has published articles in peer review journals on numerous topics including osteomyelitis, fracture treatment, and the assessment of musculoskeletal outcomes.
He’s lectured extensively in this country as well as abroad. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.