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Dr. Michael A. Maceroli

Dr. Michael A. Maceroli, MD

Dr. Michael A. Maceroli is a fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon who specializes in fractures of the pelvic ring and acetabulum (hip socket). On top of his busy clinical practice, he lectures and teaches through various organizations around the country. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Rochester – Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. Dr. Maceroli completed his orthopedic trauma fellowship at the prestigious R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.


  • Orthopaedics

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Orthopaedic Surgery


  • University of Maryland Medical System


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Rutgers - SUNY
  • Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Honors & Awards

George E. Wright Emory Orthopaedics Faculty of the Year 2020

Emory Educator Appreciation Day Award Winner 2021

Emory Educator Appreciation Day Award Winner 2019

Emory Educator Appreciation Day Award Winner 2018


ffectiveness of Iodophor vs Chlorhexidine Solutions for Surgical Site Infections and Unplanned Reoperations for Patients Who Underwent Fracture Repair: The PREP-IT Master Protocol. Program of Randomized Trials to Evaluate Pre-operative Antiseptic Skin Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma (PREP-IT) Investigators, Slobogean GP, Sprague S, Wells J, Bhandari M, Rojas A, Garibaldi A, Wood A, Howe A, Harris AD, Petrisor BA, Mullins DC, Pogorzelski D, Marvel D, Heels-Ansdell D, Mossuto F, Grissom F, Del Fabbro G, Guyatt GH, Della Rocca GJ, Demyanovich HK, Gitajn IL, Palmer J, D'Alleyrand JC, Friedrich J, Rivera J, Hebden J, Rudnicki J, Fowler J, Jeray KJ, Thabane L, Marchand L, O'Hara LM, Joshi MG, Talbot M, Camara M, Szasz OP, O'Hara NN, McKay P, Devereaux PJ, O'Toole RV, Zura R, Morshed S, Dodds S, Li S, Tanner SL, Scott T, Nguyen U. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Apr 1;3(4):e202215. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2215. PMID: 32259266 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Fragility fractures requiring special consideration: pelvic insufficiency fractures. Humphrey CA, Maceroli MA. Clin Geriatr Med. 2014 May;30(2):373-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2014.01.012. Epub 2014 Mar 7. PMID: 24721375 Review.

Impact of Prolonged Skeletal Traction in Patients With Acetabular Fractures. Boissonneault AR, Schenker M, Wilson J, Schwartz A, Staley C, Maceroli M. J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Feb;34(2):77-81. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001653. PMID: 31567697

Surgeons Cannot Predict Pilon Fracture Outcomes Based on Initial Radiographs. Gage MJ, Mascarenhas D, Marinos D, Maceroli MA, Wise BT, Bhat SB, Potter GD, Slobogean GP, Sciadini MF, Lebrun CT, Nascone JW, Manson TT, O'Hara NN, O'Toole RV. Orthopedics. 2020 Jan 1;43(1):e43-e46. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20191122-04. Epub 2019 Nov 26. PMID: 31770449

Ability of Thromboelastography to Detect Hypercoagulability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Brown W, Lunati M, Maceroli M, Ernst A, Staley C, Johnson R, Schenker M. J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Jun;34(6):278-286. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001714. PMID: 31815829

Performance of a rapid two-sequence screening protocol for osteomyelitis of the foot. Singer AD, Umpierrez M, Kakarala A, Schechter MC, Maceroli M, Sharma GB, Rajani RR. Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Jun;49(6):977-984. doi: 10.1007/s00256-019-03367-x. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31938864

Use of Antibiotic Plates and Spacers for Fracture in the Setting of Periprosthetic Infection. Maceroli MA, Yoon RS, Liporace FA. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Sep;33 Suppl 6:S21-S24. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001570. PMID: 31404041 Review.

Fully threaded sacroiliac lag screws have higher load to failure when compared to partially threaded screws: A biomechanical study. Phen HM, Wise B, Thompson D, Nascone J, Boissonneault A, Maceroli M. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 Nov-Dec;11(6):1151-1157. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.10.035. Epub 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33192022

Impact of closed suction drainage after surgical fixation of acetabular fractures. Boissonneault AR, Schenker M, Staley C, Roorbach M, Erwood AA, Grabel ZJ, Moore T Jr, Reisman W, Maceroli M. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2019 Jul;139(7):907-912. doi: 10.1007/s00402-019-03110-0. Epub 2019 Jan 28. PMID: 30687873

Mortality Rates of Humerus Fractures in the Elderly: Does Surgical Treatment Matter? Lander ST, Mahmood B, Maceroli MA, Byrd J, Elfar JC, Ketz JP, Nikkel LE. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Jul;33(7):361-365. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001449. PMID: 31220002 Free PMC article.

A Predictive Score for Determining Risk of Surgical Site Infection After Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery. Wise BT, Connelly D, Rocca M, Mascarenhas D, Huang Y, Maceroli MA, Gage MJ, Joshi M, Castillo RC, OʼToole RV. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Oct;33(10):506-513. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001513. PMID: 31188262

Recurrent knee pain in an athletic adult: multiple schwannomas secondary to schwannomatosis: a case report. Maceroli M, Uglialoro AD, Beebe KS, Benevenia J. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Nov;39(11):E119-22. PMID: 21623424 Review.

Treatment of Comminuted Talar Neck Fractures With Use of Minifragment Plating. Maceroli MA, Wong C, Sanders RW, Ketz JP. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Oct;30(10):572-8. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000601. PMID: 27082938

Risk Factors for Knee Stiffness Surgery After Tibial Plateau Fracture Fixation. Reahl GB, Marinos D, OʼHara NN, Howe A, Degani Y, Wise B, Maceroli M, OʼToole RV. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Sep;32(9):e339-e343. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001237. PMID: 30130306

Operative Mortality After Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fracture and Hospital Volume. Maceroli MA, Nikkel LE, Mahmood B, Elfar JC. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2015 Dec;6(4):239-45. doi: 10.1177/2151458515600496. PMID: 26623156 Free PMC article.

Factors predicting patient-reported functional outcome scores after humeral shaft fractures. Shields E, Sundem L, Childs S, Maceroli M, Humphrey C, Ketz J, Gorczyca JT. Injury. 2015 Apr;46(4):693-8. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.01.027. Epub 2015 Jan 24. PMID: 25697858

Incidence of Intracapsular Placement When Inserting Medial Talar Body Schanz Pins: An Anatomic Study. Maceroli MA, Canham CD, Ketz JP. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Nov;29(11):e442-5. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000373. PMID: 26165263

Total Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures: Improved Outcomes With Higher Hospital Volumes. Maceroli M, Nikkel LE, Mahmood B, Ketz JP, Qiu X, Ciminelli J, Messing S, Elfar JC. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Nov;30(11):597-604. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000662. PMID: 27769073 Free PMC article.

Motivations and impact of international rotations in low- and middle-income countries for orthopaedic surgery residents: Are we on the same page? Roberts HJ, Albright PD, Shearer DW, Won N, MacKechnie MC, Richard Coughlin R, Miclau T 3rd, Morshed S, Sabharwal S; COACT Resident Rotation Study Group. Am J Surg. 2021 Feb;221(2):245-253. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.08.046. Epub 2020 Sep 12. PMID: 33092782

Peroneal Tendon Instability in Intra-Articular Calcaneus Fractures: A Retrospective Comparative Study and a New Surgical Technique. Ketz JP, Maceroli M, Shields E, Sanders RW. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Mar;30(3):e82-7. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000494. PMID: 26606603

Distal femur defects reconstructed with polymethylmethacrylate and internal fixation devices: a biomechanical study. Uglialoro AD, Maceroli M, Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Patterson FR. Orthopedics. 2009 Aug;32(8) doi: 10.3928/01477447-20090624-29. PMID: 19708631

Risk Factors for Failure of Bone Grafting of Tibia Nonunions and Segmental Bone Defects: A New Preoperative Risk Assessment Score. Maceroli MA, Gage MJ, Wise BT, Connelly D, Ordonio K, Castillo RC, Jarman MP, Nascone JW, OʼToole RV, Sciadini MF. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Oct;31 Suppl 5:S55-S59. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000982. PMID: 28938394

Higher altitude leads to increased risk of venous thromboembolism after acetabular and pelvic ring injury. Broggi MS, Yoon CJ, Allen J, Maceroli M, Moore T, Schenker M, Hernandez-Irizarry R. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2021 May 26;19:192-195. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2021.05.026. eCollection 2021 Aug. PMID: 34141573

The impact of residual angulation on patient reported functional outcome scores after non-operative treatment for humeral shaft fractures. Shields E, Sundem L, Childs S, Maceroli M, Humphrey C, Ketz JP, Soles G, Gorczyca JT. Injury. 2016 Apr;47(4):914-8. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2015.12.014. Epub 2015 Dec 23. PMID: 26754807

Length of hospital stay after hip fracture and risk of early mortality after discharge in New York state: retrospective cohort study. Nikkel LE, Kates SL, Schreck M, Maceroli M, Mahmood B, Elfar JC. BMJ. 2015 Dec 10;351:h6246. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h6246. PMID: 26655876 Free PMC article.

Sacral Foraminal Osteochondroma Causing Radiculopathy: A Case Report. Maceroli M, Ponnappan R, Shallop B, Vaccaro A, Abraham J. JBJS Case Connect. 2013 Jul 10;3(3):e70. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.M.00001. PMID: 29252470 No abstract available.