Dr. Thor Robert Rhodin, M.D. – Curriculum Vitae

Robert Rhodin MD - New York Orthopedic SurgeonCertification

Fellow,  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified 1996,
Recertified 2007

Experience

Orthopaedic Solutions
Fuqua-Varina, NC                                                      2014 – 2015
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained)
Employee

 

Robert Rhodin M.D.

Hardeeville, South Carolina      2011 – 2014

Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained)

Sole practitioner

 

Lowcountry Medical Group of Beaufort County, LLC

Beaufort, South Carolina                                             1997 – 2009

Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained)

Partner

 

Coastal Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Beaufort, South Carolina                                           1994 – 1997

Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained)

 

Medical Care Affiliates

Boston, Massachusetts                                             1984 – 1987

Director of Risk Management Program (which involved initiating and managing a work-related injury management and prevention program for 15 local hotels and related industries.

 

Salem Hospital

Salem, Massachusetts Emergency Medicine Physician

1986 – 1987

 

Emergency Medical Associates/Spectrum Emergency Care

Boston, Massachusetts                                               1981 – 1986

Emergency Medicine Physician, Medical Director, Member of the Board of Directors of a group in charge of running 15 emergency departments and walk-in centers.

Postgraduate

 

Hughston Sports Medicine Center

Columbus, Georgia                                                     2010 – 2011

Preceptorship, Orthopaedic Surgery and Joint Replacement

 

Hughston Sports Medicine Center

Columbus, Georgia

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery  (Extremities – shoulder and knees) 1993 – 1994

 

Medical College of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program  1988 – 1993

 

University Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

First Year Resident, General Surgery 1987 – 1988

 

University Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine   1978 – 1981

 

Education

Albany Medical College

Albany, New York1

Doctor of Medicine Degree  1974 – 1978

 

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Master of Science, Biochemistry  1972 – 1974

 

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey  Bachelor of Arts, English  1968 – 1972

Appointments

Sports Medicine Committee

  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina – Review of training

procedures for Marine recruits (1995 – 1996)

 

Team Physician

  • Beaufort County Preparticipation Sports Physicals-Organizer (1994 – 2007)
  • Battery Creek High School Football Team (1994 – 2007)
  • Beaufort High School Football Team (1994 – 2005)
  • Beaufort Storm – Semi-professional Football Team (1995)
  • Fort Valley State College Football Team (Fort Valley, Georgia, 1994)
  • Tri-Country High School Football Team (Americus, Georgia, 1994)
  • Thomas Jefferson High School Football Team (Richmond, Virginia, 1990 – 1993)

 

Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort, South Carolina

  • Director, Total Joint Replacement Services ( 2004 – 5)
  • Member, Medical Value Analysis Committee ( 2004 – 5)
  • Chairman, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (1995 -1998)
  • Chairman, On-line Research Committee (1995)

 

Staff Attending Physician Positions

  • WakeMed Cary, Cary, NC (2014 – 2015)
  • Coastal Carolina Hospital, Hardeeville, SC (2005 – 2008, 2011 – 2015)
  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort, SC (1994 – 2008)
  • Hampton Hospital, Varnville, SC (1998 – 2006)
  • S. Naval Hospital, Beaufort, South Carolina (1994 – 2002)
  • University Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (1984 – 1987)
  • Salem Hospital, Salem, Massachusetts (1986 – 1987)
  • Marlboro Hospital, Marlboro, Massachusetts (1981 – 1986)
  • Tobey Hospital, Wareham, Massachusetts (1981 – 1986) 

Assistant Teachingships

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts (1980 – 1981)
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (1972 – 1974)

Affiliations

  • Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hughston Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • National Association of Disability Evaluating Physicians
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society  

Publications             

Wu R, Rhodin R, and Roychoudhury R: Purification of Commercial Spleen Phosphodiesterase. Methods in Cancer (ed Hurns), Vol. XII, Busch, New York, 1976, pages 147-8. Work described and acknowledged.

Rhodin TR and Racker E: Phosphate Transport in Submitochondrial Particles. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 61:2308, 1974

Racker E: Reconstitution of the Calcium Pump with Phospholipids and a Purified Calcium Adenosine Triphosphotase from Sarcoplasmic Reticulum. Journal of Biological Chemistry 247:8198, 1972. Cited in acknowledgements.

Penenberg B, Charen J, Rhodin R, and Zimbler S: Displaced Both Bone Forearm Fractures in Children. Manuscript prepared.

Presentations           

The Ageless Athlete Series  Beaufort/ Bluffton, South Carolina,  1994 – 2013

Ligamentous Examination of the Shoulder. Orthopaedic Study Group, Beaufort, South Carolina, February 1996 

Ligamentus Examination of the Knee. Orthopaedic Study Group, Beaufort, South Carolina, October 1995

All About Shoulders. Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort, South Carolina, October 1995

Sports Medicine and Health Lecture Series. Beaufort Memorial Hospital/YMCA, Beaufort, South Carolina, February – March 1995, Lecturer and Organizer 

Training and Fitness Clinic for Coaches. Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort, South Carolina, March 1995, Lecturer and Organizer

Arthoscopic Repair of Middle Glenohumeral Ligament Injuries of the Shoulder. Hughston Society, Columbus, Georgia, June 1994. Presentation of a Research Project.

 

Work Injuries. Ninth Annual Rural Health Conference, Fort Valley, Georgia, March 1994

Endoscopic ACL Reconstruction.  Instructional Course Lecture done in conjunction with Glenn C. Terry, MD and Robert Laprade, MD; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1994

Anatomy of the Shoulder and Shoulder Instability in the Throwing Athlete. Done in conjunction with Glenn C. Terry, MD, Maryland Sports Medicine Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 1993

The Use of Laser in Arthroscopy.  Done in conjunction with Glenn C. Terry, MD, Redmond Regional Medical Center, Rome, Georgia, September 1993. Presentation of a research project.

Scapulothoracic Movement in Normal and Paraplegic Individuals.  Done in conjunction with Richard Caspari, MD and Ted Hofstedt, MD, Resident’s Day, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, June 1993

A Shoulder Evaluation of Baseball Players: A Clinical and Isokinetic Study.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference, San Francisco, California, February 1993. Presentation of a research project.

A Shoulder Evaluation of Baseball Players: a Protocol for Isokinetic Evaluation and Correlation with Clinical Results. The Hibbs Society, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 1992. Presentation of a research project.

A Shoulder Evaluation of Baseball Players: a Correlation of Isokinetic Studies. Flexibility and Symptoms. Resident’s Day, Medical College of Virginia, June 1992. Presentation of a research project.

A Shoulder Evaluation of Baseball Players: a Clinical and Isokinetic Study ­Preliminary Results. Resident’s Day, Medical College of Virginia, June 1991. Presentation of a research project.

An Isokinetic Evaluation of the Shoulder: Establishment of a Protocol. Resident’s Day, Medical College of Virginia, June 1990. Presentation of a research project.

Research                   

Evaluation of a Shoulder Assessment System for the Shoulder. 1994.  Work in conjunction with G Terry, M.D.

N.Y.S. Department of Health Sponsored Research Project: Autoimmune Renal Tubular Kidney Disease in Guinea Pigs: The Effect of Thymectomy, Splenectomy and Irradiation on the Disease. 1976. Supervised by Ulrich Rudofsky, PhD, Kidney Disease Institute.

Cancer Fellowship Sponsored Research Project: Delayed Hypersensitivity Reactions to Concanavalin A Binding Tumor Membrane Components. 1975. Supervised by Thomas Cunningham, MD, Albany Medical College.

 

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