Achievements

BOARD STATUS:
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
The American Board of Spinal Surgery, 2009

LICENSURE:
State of Ohio
State of Arizona
State of New Mexico
Licensed to Practice Medicine in Germany (Approbation als Arzt)

MEMBERSHIP:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
North American Spine Society (NASS)
Sociedad Interamericana de Cirugía de Columna Mínimamente Invasiva (SICCMI)
International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS)
World Congress Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques (WCMISST)
Brazilian Military Medical Academy

AWARDS:

1. Osteoinduction in cortical bone grafts by controlled demineralization and laser-perforation. Lewandrowski KU, Tomford WW, Mankin HJ, Schollmeier G, Ekkernkamp A, Muhr G. Young Investigators Award of the European Society for Surgical Research, Southampton, UK, March 31 – April 3, 1996.
2. Modification of Cortical Bone Allografts by Partial Demineralization and Laser-Perforation to Enhance Incorporation. A Histologic, Biomechanical, and Immunological Study. Lewandrowski, KU, Schollmeier, G, Ekkernkamp A, Uhthoff HK, Mankin HJ, Tomford WW. 1999 Osteotech/OREF Award for Excellence in Bone Allograft Research. AAOS Anaheim, 1999.
3. Titulo de Membro Correspondente Internacional da Academia Brasileira de Medicina Militar, pela distinção e pelos bons serviços prestados.

PATENTS:

Inventor & Co-Inventor Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, MD

July 18, 2006 7,077,866 Resorbable interbody spinal fusion devices.
May 31, 2005 6,899,107 Osteoinduction of cortical bone allografts by coating with biopolymers seeded with recipient periosteal bone cells
April 22, 2003 6,551,355 Tissue transplant coated with biocompatible biodegradable polymer.
April 15, 2003 6,548,002 Method of making a biodegradable interbody spinal fusion devices.
;June 5, 2001 6,241,771  Resorbable interbody spinal fusion devices.
May 19, 2009 7,534,419  Methods of diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis

Patents Referencing Works Of Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, MD

Jan. 17, 2006 6,986,788 Intervertebral allograft spacer.
Nov. 27, 2007 7,300,465 Intervertebral allograft spacer.
Aug. 17, 2004 6,776,800 Implants formed with demineralized bone.
Feb. 15, 2005 6,855,169 Demineralized bone-derived implants.
Jun 22, 2004 675,283 Biocompatible osteogenic band for repair of spinal disorders.

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