Thomas A. Zdeblick, MD Print Friendly PageChair, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Zdeblick is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is the director of the University of Wisconsin Spine Center. His practice focuses on the treatment of spinal disorders. His clinical interests include cervical deformity, anterior thoracolumbar spinal instrumentation, interbody fusion cages, artificial discs, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Zdeblick also is the designer and innovator of the Z-plate anterior thoracolumbar spinal fixation system and the Novus interbody lordotic fusion cage.
UW Health Clinics
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Professional Certifications and Education
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1982
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Programs & Conditions
- Performing Arts Medicine
Dr. Zdeblick established the University of Wisconsin Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory in 1989. Funded through the Veterans’ Administration Hospital and private industry sources, the laboratory houses an 858 MTS Bionix materials testing machine that has been adapted for spinal research. Specific research interests include spinal biomechanics, fusion healing, interbody fusion cages, spinal instrumentation, and bone graft substitutes.
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