GOS Presidential Guest Speaker
Michael P. Bolognesi ("Bolo"), MD is Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Adult Reconstruction Division, and Director of the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine. He completed medical school and his residency at Duke, followed by a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. After his training, Dr. Bolognesi joined the Duke academic faculty where his practice is focused on total hip and knee replacement, uni-compartmental arthroplasty, revision total hip and knee replacement, patient outcome optimization and value based care. He conducts a high volume of clinical research focused on studying the outcomes of these procedures as well as investigating the introduction of new technologies to advance this field of care. He has a specific ongoing effort using big data and AI to work out solutions for challenges in arthroplasty care. Dr. Bolognesi is extremely well-published in the hip and knee space. He has served as the President of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association as well as the President of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is on the Board of Directors for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and on the AAOS Board of Directors (BOS). He is a member of both the Knee Society and the Hip Society. He and his wife Kelly truly enjoy their three children John (age 17), Rina (age 16), and Julia (age 13).