Nicolas Piuzzi is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult joint reconstruction at Cleveland Clinic and currently serves as the Adult Joint Recontructive Surgery Research Director.
As an orthopedic clinician-scientist Dr. Piuzzi’s expertise is in primary and revision total hip and knee procedures for the treatment of osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, arthrofibrosis, osteolysis, periprosthetic infections and periprosthetic fractures. As such, his research is directly translational to his clinical practice, reinforcing the clinician-scientist role. He is committed to the development and optimization of strategies for preservation, repair, regeneration, augmentation or replacement of musculoskeletal tissues.
He has published over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has presented his research both nationally and internationally. Additionally, he serves as reviewer for more than 15 peer-review Journals, and has received prestigious awards including AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program award, AAHKS best poster award, Young Investigator at AAOS Optimizing Clinical Use of Biologics in Orthopaedic Surgery, Young Entrepreneur Award at AAOS/ORS Translating Orthopaedic Technologies into Clinical Practice: Pathways from Novel Idea to Improvements in Standard of Care Research Symposium, among other. He has received and/or collaborated in multiple grants including: OREF, DoD, NIH, Cleveland Clinic.
He participates in multiple national and international societies and committees including: AAOS, ORS, AAHKS, ISCT, MSIS, MAOA, Cochrane Collaboration, AAOT.
He completed his residency at the Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, and fellowship training at Cleveland Clinic.