Clinical Fellowship under the Direction of Dr. Donald Reilly
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts 2/94 - 7/94
RESIDENCY: Harvard Combined Orthopaedics Program
Harvard Medical School
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1989 - 1993
INTERNSHIP: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Intern in General Surgery, 1988 - 1989
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Stanford University School of Medicine
Degree: M.D., 1988
COLLEGE: Harvard University
Degree: A.B., Magna Cum Laude in Biochemical Sciences, 1984
HIGH SCHOOL: North Miami Beach Senior High School
North Miami Beach, Florida
EMPLOYMENT: Associate in Orthopaedic Surgery
BethIsrael Hospital, Harvard Medical School
July 1, 1993 - December 31, 1993
Mount Sinai Medical Center
4300 Alton Road, Greenspan 212
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
November 20, 1995 – June 30,1999.
CURRENT HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES:
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Heart Institute and Medical Center., Miami Beach, Florida
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
STATE LICENSES: California
ACADEMIC Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University, 1984
John Harvard Scholar, 1982 -1983
Harvard College Scholar, 1980-1981, 1981-1982, 1983-1984
Dean's List, Harvard College, 1980-1984
Recipient of the American Cancer Society Research Fellowship, Papanicolaou Cancer Research Institute, 1981, 1982, 1983
National Merit Scholar, 1980
1995- Current Outcome Studies involving Minimally Invasive Hip/Knee Replacement Surgery,
Biomechanics and Clinical Applications of Porous Tantalum, Computer Modeling
of Component Wear, Prevention and Management of Osteolysis.
1994 - 1995 Lenox Hill Hospital, Clinical research with Chitranjan S. Ranawat, M.D.
Ongoing projects included: Correlating long term results of cemented acetabular sockets with the early radiographic appearance of the bone-cement interface; Non-invasive evaluation of acetabular component wear; Total knee component alignment and patello-femoral complications.Fat embolism and cement pressurization of the reamed acetabulum; Intermediate results of HA-coated femoral stems.
1992 - 1993 Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,Boston. Clinical research with Richard H. Gelberman, M.D.
Project involved a prospective study examining patterns of diseased fascia, especially spiral cord formation in patients with Dupuytren's Contracture.
1992 - 1993 Children's Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston. Clinical research with Michael Millis, M.D.
Project involved a retrospective study of the Children's Hospital experience with intertrochanteric osteotomy as a treatment for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
1987 - 1988 Stanford Medical School Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Clinical Research under the supervision of Eugene E. Bleck, M.D.
Project involved correlating several prognostic indicators for the success of operative clubfoot correction.
1985 - 1988 Research Assistant, Stanford Medical School Department of Medicine. Immunology/Rheumatology Research in the laboratory of C. Garrison Fathman, M.D., Associate Professor.
Project involved the induction of allograft tolerance through the use of specific anti-L3T4 monoclonal antibodies in murine heart and islet cell transplant model systems.
1982 - 1984 Research Assistant, Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, Dana-Farber Cancer Research Institute, Boston. Radiation Biochemistry and DNA Damage Research under the supervision of William A.
Project involved the study of DNA photoproduct induction and photosensitization in defined sequence native DNA and specific dinucleotides. Project culminated in an A.B. Honor's Thesis.
Summers: Research Assistant, Papanicolaou Cancer Research Institute, Miami.
1981, 1982, 1983 Molecular Biology of Cellular Differentiation Research in the laboratory of Robert Zucker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor. Project involved studying the effects of various agents which induce cellular differentiation on
gene expression in a murine erythroleukemic cell line.
1978 - 1980 Research Assistant, University of Miami Medical School/Miami Veterans Administration Hospital. Neurosurgery/Neuropathology Research under the direction of Carl Sutton, M.D., Professor.
Project involved the study of the effects of microwave hyperthermia on DNA synthesis and tumor blood flow in a murine ependymoblastoma tumor model.
Summer 1979 Research Assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Physical Chemistry of Surfaces Research under the direction of S. Ross, Ph.D.
Project involved studying the foaming and defoaming characteristics of ternary chemical systems in relation to the phase properties of the system.
PUBLICATIONS: Umlas, M.E. and R.H. Gelberman: “Surgical Management of deQuervain’s Disease,” In: Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery 2nd Edition.
Ed: Thompson, RC. Raven Press, New York, 2002.
Rodriguez, Jose A., Ranawat, Chitranjan S., Maniar, Rajesh N. and Umlas, Marc E. Incisional cellulitis after total hip replacement. J. of Bone and Joint Surgery. 80-B(5):876-878, 1998.
Ranawat, C.S., Miyasaka, K, Umlas, ME, and Rodriquez, J.A.,Jr. The Hip. Book Chapter: Textbook of Rheumatology, 5th Ed., Kelley et al., eds., W.B. Saunders 1997.
Ranawat, C.S., Peters, L.E. and Umlas, M.E. Fixation of the Acetabular Component: The Case for Cement. Clin. Orthopaedics and related research, 344:207-215, 1997.
Ranawat, C.S., Peters, L.E., and Umlas, M.E.: "Fixation of the Acetabular Component: The Case for Cement". J. Arthroplasty. 11(1):1-3, 1996.
Maniar, R.N., Umlas, M.E., Rodriguez, J.A., and C.S. Ranawat: Supracondylar Femoral Fracture Above a P.F.C. Posterior Cruciate Substituting Total Knee Replacement Treated with Supracondylar Nailing: A
Unique Technical Problem. J. Arthroplasty. 11(5):637-9, 1996.
Ranawat, C.S., Deshmukh, R.G, Peters, L.E, and M.E. Umlas: Prediction of the Long Term Durability of All-Polyethylene Cemented Sockets Based on the Early Radiographic Appearance of the Bone- Cement Interface. Clin. Orthopaedics, 317:89-105, 1995.
Maynard, M.J., Ranawat, C.S., Flynn, W.F., and M.E. Umlas: Total Hip Replacement Arthroplasty in Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis. Seminars in Arthroplasty Vol. 6(3), p. 145-166, July, 1995.
Umlas, M.E., and C.S. Ranawat: In Vivo Comparison of Wear Rates in All-Polyethylene Cemented Acetabular Cups with 22mm and 28mm Femoral Heads: Presentation of a Simplified Technique for Wear
Measurements. Abstract and Presentation. LenoxHill Hospital Orthopaedic Alumni Day Symposium. (Proceedings of the 1st Annual Meeting, New York) June, 1995.
Ranawat, C.S.; Deshmukh, R.G.; Peters, I.E.; Umlas, M.E. Prediction of the Long Term Durability of All-polyethylene Cemented Sockets Based on the Early Radiological Appearance of the Bone-Cement
Interface: A Five to Fifteen Year Follow-Up of Cemented Total Hip Replacement. Clinical Orthopaedics, No. 309, p. 131-5, December 1994.
Umlas, M.E. and R.H. Gelberman: "Prediction of Neurovascular Displacement in Digits with Dupuytren's Contracture". J. Hand Surgery. 19B: 664-6, 1994.
Umlas, M.E. and R.H. Gelberman: "Surgical Management of deQuervain's Disease," In: Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Ed: Thompson, RC. Raven Press, New York, 1994.
Zucker, R.M., M.E. Umlas, D.L. Decal and K.B. Whittington: Hemoglobin Synthesis in Murine Erythroleukemic Cells: Hemin Effects. Cell Biochemistry and Function. 5: 27-35, 1987.
Umlas, Marc E., Gerald Chan, and W.A. Haseltine: Chemical Photosensitization for the Induction of Specific Adducts in Defined Sequence DNA. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 42: 265-273, 1985.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND ACTIVITIES:
CURRENT Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Member, Florida Orthopaedic Society
Member, Miami Orthopaedic Club
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Florida Medical Association
Member, Dade County Medical Association
Member, Stanford University Medical School Alumni Association