Dr. Ben Alman, Dr. Robert Lark, Dr. Tim Hresko, Dr. Robert Fitch
On Wednesday, November 4th, the Orthopaedic Grand Rounds Conference welcomed Timothy Hresko, M.D. as the visiting lecturer presenting on Pediatric Trauma. For those faculty members that were unable to attend, below is a bio of M. Timothy Hresko, M.D.:
Dr. M. Timothy Hresko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and practices at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Hresko received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed two years of general surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital, orthopaedic residency at Tufts University, and pediatric orthopaedic fellowship training at Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Hresko has served or is currently serving on several departmental, hospital, regional, national and international committees and numerous societies. He spends many hours teaching medical students, residents, clinical fellows and research fellows and has given many teaching presentations to his peers and actively participates in presentations and courses locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Dr. Hresko is especially interested in the treatment of pediatric spinal deformities. He introduced video assisted thoracoscopic spinal surgery to the Children’s Hospital Boston and serves as the departmental resource for this minimally invasive technique. He trains all of the orthopaedic fellows in this technique and subsequent clinical experience. He participates in the evaluation and advancement of evolving techniques such as fusion-less spine surgery to maintain growth potential in the child.
Dr. Hresko’s research has focused on pediatric hip and spine, re-evaluation of the association between thrombotic diathesis and Legg-Perthes disease. His current research is centered on spinal deformity with prospective evaluations of functional activity and outcomes.
Dr. Hresko resides in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts with his wife, Ellen.