Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Research Member Highlight:

Ashton Goldman, MD by Chihua Lee, MD

Dr. Ashton Goldman is currently an Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgeon at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the Medical College of Virginia (VCU). He completed residency at VCU and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Goldman served as a Mayo Clinic Research Collaborator and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and orthopaedic reviews. He is a two-time Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies Award winner from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), in 2018 for his paper “Why are Contemporary Revision Total Hip Arthroplasties Failing? An Analysis of 2500 Cases” and in 2019 for “Aseptic Reoperations within One Year of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Markedly Increase the Risk of Later Periprosthetic Joint Infection.” He was also a member of the research team that was awarded the 2019 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) Advancement towards High Reliability in Healthcare Award for the work on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS). He currently serves as a reviewer for three peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals and is engaged with multiple IRB approved research projects at NMCP. He is the author of six book chapters for the recently published Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Hip and Knee Reconstruction. 1st Edition.

Kudos to Dr. Goldman for his accomplishments and his continued efforts in advancing the excellence of military orthopaedic surgery research!