Dr. Kenneth Koval reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Koval is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida. He is recognized for his world-class research on hip fractures and serves as editor and author for the major trauma journals and textbooks.

Education and Training

MD: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1984

Internship in Surgery: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, 1984-1985

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery: Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, NY, 1984-1985

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology: University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, 1989-1990

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL, 2011-present

Professor, Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Orthopaedics, Lebanon, NH, 2003-2010

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY:

  • Professor, 2001-2003
  • Associate Professor, 1998-2001
  • Assistant Professor, 1994-1998
  • Instructor, 1991-1994

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Koval receives royalties from Biomet and consulting fees from Stryker and Orthofix.

Current as of: June 27, 2014