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Michael B. Gottschalk

Dr. Michael B. Gottschalk, MD

Director of Clinical Research

My philosophy is to treat patients how I would like my family to be treated.


  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Hospital for Joint Disease


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

Resident Best Paper Award Lumber Spine Research Society LSRS 2015

2nd Place Georgia Committee on Trauma GCOT 2014

2nd Place Resident Research Award Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS) 2014

1st Place Resident Research Award Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS) 2014

2nd Place Emory Senior Research Day Kelly Day (Dr. Levine) 2014

Appointed Resident Leader American Orthopaedic Association 2013


Gottschalk MB, Johnson J, Mitchell P, Sadlack C. Decreased Infection Rates Following Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Large County Run Teaching Hospital: A Single Surgeon's Experience and Possible Solution. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014 Aug;29(8):1610-6. Doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2014.03.012

Mitchell P, Gottschalk M, Butts G, Xerogeanes J. SSI: A Comparison Between Multispecialty and Single Specialty Outpatient Facilities. Journal of Orthopedics (2013)

Gottschalk MB, Karas S, Burdette R, Ghattas T. Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis for the Treatment of Type II and Type IV Slap Lesions. AJSM 2014 Sep; 42(9): 2128-35. doi: 10.1177/0363546514540273

Gottschalk MB, Yoon S, Park D, Rhee J, Mitchell P. Surgical Training Using 3-Dimensional Real Time Navigation in Placement of Cervical Lateral Mass Screws. Spine J. 2015 Jan 1; 15(1): 168-75. doi: 10.1016/j.spine.2014.08.444

Gottschalk MB, Todd D, Darruwalla J, Xerogeanes J, Karas S. Posterior Shoulder Instability: Does Glenoid Retroversion Predict Recurrence, and Contralateral Instability? Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2015 Mar; 31(3): 488-493. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.10.009

Gottschalk MB, Bellaire L, Moore T. Radiation Expsoure in the Young Level 1 Trauma Patient: A Retrospective Review. JSOA 24(1): 57-63, 2015) Hiza E, Gottschalk MB, Umpierrez E, Bush P, Reisman W. The Effect of a Dedicated Orthopaedic Advanced Practice Provider in a Level I Trauma Center: Analysis of Length of Stay and Cost. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec 1 (EPub Ahead of Print)

Gottschalk MB, Premkumar A, Sweeney K, Boden S, Heller J, Rhee J, Yoon ST, Rhee JM, Leckie SK, Braly B, Simpson AK, Lenehan E. A Direct Comparison of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion versus Posterolateral Fusion for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Jun15;40(12):917-925

Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Capo JT. The Pronator Quadratus and Distal Anterior Interosseous Nerve: A Cadaveric Study. Journal of Wrist Surgery. 2015 Aug;4(3):183-7.

Gottschalk MB, Danilevich BS, Gottschalk HP. Carpal Coalitions and Metacarpal Synostosis: A Review. Hand (NY)

Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Muppavarapu RC, Naik AA, Yang SS, Capo JT. Assessing the Accuracy of Online Information Regarding Trigger Finger. Hand Surg

Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Capo JT. Trends in Upper Extremity Fracture Caseload Reporting During Orthopaedic Residency: An Assessment of ACGME Case Log Data. Bull Hosp Jt Dis.

Beutel BG, Melamed E, Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Capo JT Biomechanical evaluation of four internal fixation methods for scaphoid fractures. Hand (NY)