Current Research and Scholarly Interests
Dr. Michael Bellino joined the Stanford University Medical Center in 2001 after completing his post-doctoral fellowship in Hip and Pelvis Reconstruction with Dr. Joel Matta at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.
Dr. Bellino also serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery with specialty interest in hip and pelvis reconstruction. His areas of clinical expertise include: pelvis and acetabulum fractures, periarticular and long bone fractures, malunions and nonunions, hip arthritis, hip dysplasia, and femoro-acetabular impingement. His research interests focus on anatomy and biomechanics of the hip and pelvis as well as surgical treatments for disorders of the hip.
Dr. Bellino received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of California, Davis.
Dr Bellino is also Chairman of Quality Assurance, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Co-Chairman of Quality Assurance Trauma Division Stanford University School of Medicine. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He is AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Osteosynthesefragen) Faculty. He was the recent recipient of Saul Halpern, MD Orthopaedic Educator Award Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Stanford University School of Medicine.
He has authored and co-authored book chapters and journal articles published in areas of pelvis biomechanics and acetabular fractures. He has given numerous invited national and international lectureships.