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Jonathon K. Salava, MD

Jonathon Salava portrait
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
jsalava@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Jonathon Salava, MD, FAAOS is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and has been at the University of Kansas School of Medicine as faculty since June 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Kansas in Lawrence and his medical degree from the University of Kansas as well, at the KU School of Medicine in Kansas City. He completed his residency at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, WV and served as faculty there for 4 years following fellowship. He completed his Adult Reconstruction fellowship in Charlotte, NC at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center.

Dr. Salava’s clinical practice is focused on primary and revision total joint arthroplasty. He is passionate about teaching students and residents, but also fellow surgeons. This desire to teach the finer techniques of total knee replacement, total hip replacement, and revision arthroplasty has landed him on several resident and surgeon course panels each year. His research also centers on improving patient outcomes after total joint arthroplasty.

Education and Training
  • MD, University of KansasMedicalCtr
  • Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Marshall University School of Medicine Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Marshall University School of Medicine Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Clinical Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery - Adult Reconstruction/Arthroplasty, OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Medical License, Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Medical License, Kansas Board of Healing Arts

Publications
  • Salava, Jonathon., Kyle. 2019. Total Hip Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture. New England Journal of Medicine, 381 (23), 2199-2208
  • Burgers, P., T, Hoogendoorn, M, Van Woensel, E., A, Poolman, R., W, Bhandari, M, Patka, P, Van Lieshout, E., M. 2016. Total medical costs of treating femoral neck fracture patients with hemi- or total hip arthroplasty: a cost analysis of a multicenter prospective study.. Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, 27 (6), 1999-2008
  • Burgers, P., T, Hoogendoorn, M, Van Woensel, E., A, Poolman, R., W, Bhandari, M, Patka, P, Van Lieshout, E., M. 2016. Total medical costs of treating femoral neck fracture patients with hemi- or total hip arthroplasty: a cost analysis of a multicenter prospective study.. Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, 27 (6), 1999-2008
  • Emmer, T, Oliashirazi, A. 2016. Extensile Exposure. Operative Technics in Joint Reconstruction
  • Burgers, P., T, Poolman, R., W, Van Bakel, T., M, Tuinebreijer, W., E, Zielinski, S., M, Bhandari, M, Patka, P, Van Lieshout, E., M. 2015. Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index for elderly patients with a femoral neck fracture.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 97 (9), 751-7