Paul Tornetta, III, MD
Dr. Tornetta is a Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma for Boston Medical Center. He is also the Director of the Orthopaedic Residency Training program at Boston University School of Medicine. He is the recipient of a 2012 Compassionate Doctor Award from the Patient's Choice Recognition Program. He earned his medical degree and completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. Following a fellowship in pelvic and acetabular fractures with Dr. Joel Matta, he was appointed Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Kings County Hospital Center and the University Hospital of Brooklyn where he was the Residency Coordinator and Director of Research. Dr. Tornetta's research interests focus on the clinical and technical aspects of orthopaedic trauma surgery and the injured patient. His current studies involve intramedullary femoral rodding, elderly injury patterns, fracture healing and minimally invasive surgery.
For more information regarding Dr. Tornetta’s research and publications, please visit the Orthopaedic Surgery section of the Boston University School of Medicine website.
1988 - 1992