John L. Zeller, MD, PhD


Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery &
Emergency Medicine
and
Senior Lecturer
Division of Anatomical Sciences
Department of Surgery
School of Medicine, University of Michigan
USA

Biography

EDUCATION

• (1971) BSc Saint Marys College-Moraga, California, USA
• (1972-1980) MD-PhD University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• (2008-Present) University of Michigan-School of Medicine
• Senior Lecturer Division of Anatomical Sciences-Department of Surgery
• Course Chairman: M4 Senior Electives
• Course Chairman: Simulation Center Workshops Suture Techniques/Wound Closure
• (2010-2012) Director M1 Musculoskeletal Sequence
• (2011) Faculty/Instructor: M2 Musculoskeletal Sequence Lectures
• (2011) M3 Physical Examination Workshops
• (2011) M4 Musculoskeletal Education/OSCE
• (2015) General Surgery Boot Camp
• (2015) Orthopedic Boot Camp
• (2010) Clinical Assistant Professor-Department of Emergency Medicine
• ( 2011) Clinical Assistant Professor-Department of Orthopedic Surgery
• (2015) Elected to the Academy of Medical Scholars

PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS

• (2006-2015) Associate Editor Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
• (2010-2014) Editorial Board Journal of Clinical Anatomy
• Peer Reviewer for British Medical Journal (BMJ)
• Peer Reviewer for Journal of Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy

Research Interest

His research interests include: Orthopaedic Surgery and General Orthopedic Surgery.

Scientific Activities

AWARDS

• Recipient of (2011) GalensSociety – Elizabeth Crosby Award for Teaching Excellence
• Recipient of (2012) GalensSociety – Elizabeth Crosby Award for Teaching Excellence
• Recipient of (2013) GalensSociety – Elizabeth Crosby Award for Teaching Excellence
• Recipient of (2012) Senior Award – Recognition by the Graduating Class for Outstanding Faculty within the School of Medicine
• Recipient 0f (2013) Senior Award – Recognition by Graduating Class for Outstanding Faculty within the School of Medicine
• Recipient of (2012) Thomas G. Varbedian Award for Excellence in Service to Medical Students
• Finalist for (2010) Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching
• Finalist for (2011) Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching
• Finalist for (2012) Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching
• Finalist for (2013) Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching
• Nominated for (2015) Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching
• TAM Awards (Token of Appreciation from Medical Students)
Given by graduating seniors at the University of Michigan Medical School (2010-2015)
• Designated as a Legendary Professor Code Blue University of Michigan (2011)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATONS

• American Medical Association (AMA) (1990-Present)
• American Association of Anatomists (AAA) (2002-Present)
• American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA) (2004-Present)

Publications

1. Shah V, Dooley-Hash S, Craig CL, Zeller JL. The value of m4 electives in promoting musculoskeletal education: a five-year institutional study creative education (CE). 2014; 521: 1905-1912.
2. Gadzinski A, Dimick J, Ye Z, Zeller J, Miller D. Transfer rates and utilization of post-acute care following surgery at Critical Access versus Non-Critical Access Hospitals. JAMA Surg. 2014; 149(7): 671-677. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5694.
3. Watt T, Hariharan AR, Brzezinski DW, Caird MS, Zeller JL. Branching patterns and localization of the common fibular (peroneal) nerve: an anatomical basis for planning safe surgical approaches. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 2014. doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1242-x
4. Bernstein J, Zeller JL, et al. Not the last word: free for service: the inadequate incentives for quality peer review. Clin. Orthop Relat Res (CORR). 2013.
5. Schubert M, Shah V, Craig CL, Zeller JL. Varied anatomy of the thumb pulley system: implications for successful trigger thumb release. J. Hand Surgery. 2012; 37A: 2278-2285. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.08.005
6. Zeller JL. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA). Journal of Clinical Anatomy. 2012; 24(8): 1016-1040.
7. Monrad SU, Zeller JL, Craig CL, DiPonio LA. Musculoskeletal education in us medical schools: lessons from the past and suggestions for the future. Curr Rev. Musculoskelet Med. 2011. doi: 10.1007/s12178-011-9083-x
8. Hiller AD, Miller JD, Zeller JL. Acromioclavicular Joint Cyst Formation. Clinical Anatomy. 2010; 23(2): 145-152. doi: 10.1002/ca.20918
9. Majkrzak A, Johnston J, Kacey D, Zeller JL. Variability of the Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve: An Anatomic Basis for Planning Safe Surgical Approaches. Clinical Anatomy. 2010; 23(3): 304-311. doi: 10.1002/ca.20943
10. Zeller JL, Fontanarosa PB. Shared Accountability, Appropriateness, and the Quality of Surgical Care. JAMA. 2009; 302(14): 1590-1592.
11. Flum D, Zeller JL, Fontanarosa PB. Surgery and the Publics Health. JAMA. 2009; 301 (2): 218.
12. Zeller JL. Salem Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine: Cancer. Salem Press Nashville, TN Published. 2008.
13. Zeller JL. Cover Story: Two Wounded Men. JAMA. 2008; 300(17): 1974.
14. Zeller JL, Burke AE, Glass RM. Acute abdominal pain. JAMA. 2006; 296(14): 1800. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.14.1800
15. Zeller JL, Goodman DM, Lynm C, Livingston EH. Pulmonary Hypertension. JAMA. 2012; 308 (13): 1390.
16. Zeller JL. MRSA Infections. JAMA. 2011; 306(16): 1818.
17. Zeller JL. Pulmonary Hypertension. JAMA. 2009; 30(13): 1490.
18. Zeller JL. Aortic Aneurysm. JAMA. 2009; 302(18): 2050. doi: 10.1001/jama.302.18.2050
19. Zeller JL. Colon Cancer. JAMA. 2008; 300(23): 2816.
20. Zeller JL. Cancer Chemotherapy. JAMA. 2008; 299(22): 2706. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.22.2706
21. Zeller JL. Anal Cancer. JAMA. 2008; 299(16): 1980. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.16.1980.
22. Zeller JL. Abdominal Paracentesis. JAMA. 2008; 299(10): 1216. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.10.1216
23. Zeller JL. Spinal Stenosis. JAMA. 2008; 299(8): 980. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.8.980
24. Zeller JL. Osteomyelitis. JAMA. 2008; 299(7): 858. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.7.858
25. Zeller JL. Pulmonary Hypertension. JAMA. 2008; 299(3): 372.
26. Zeller JL. Acute Pain Treatment. JAMA. 2008; 299(1): 128. doi: 10.1001/jama.299.1.128.
27. Zeller JL. Hip Fractures. JAMA. 2007; 298(20): 2442. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.20.2442.
28. Zeller JL. Cervical Carcinoma. JAMA. 2007; 298(19): 2336. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.19.2336
29. Zeller JL. Assessing Disability. JAMA. 2007; 298(17): 2096. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.17.2096
30. Zeller JL. MRSA Infections. JAMA. 2007; 298(15): 1826.
31. Zeller JL. Grading of Prostate Cancer. JAMA. 2007; 298 (13): 1596. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.13.1596
32. Zeller JL. Gaucher Disease. JAMA. 2007; 298 (11): 1358. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.11.1358.
33. Zeller JL. Acute Coronary Syndrome. JAMA. 2007; 298(7): 828. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.7.828
34. Zeller JL. Acute Appendicitis in children. JAMA. 2007; 298(4): 482. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.4.482
35. Zeller JL. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. JAMA. 2007; 298(2): 248. doi: 10.1001/jama.298.2.248
36. Zeller JL. Lyme Disease. JAMA. 2007; 297(23): 2664. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.23.2664
37. Zeller JL. Pericardial Effusion. JAMA. 2007; 297(16): 1844. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.16.1844
38. Zeller JL. Knee Pain. JAMA. 2007; 297(15): 1740. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.15.1740
39. Zeller JL. Septic Arthritis. JAMA. 2007; 297(13): 1510. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.13.1510.
40. Zeller JL. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. JAMA. 2007; 297(11): 1278. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.11.1278
41. Zeller JL. Lung Cancer. JAMA. 2007; 297(9): 1022. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.9.1022
42. Zeller JL. Hepatitis C. JAMA. 2007; 297(7): 768. doi: 10.1001/jama.297.7.768
43. Zeller JL. Aortic Aneurysm. JAMA. 2007; 297(4): 430.
44. Zeller JL. Atrial Septal Defect. JAMA. 2006; 296 (24): 3036. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.24.3036
45. Zeller JL. Folic Acid. JAMA. 2006; 296(22): 2758. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.22.2758
46. Zeller JL. Herniated Lumbar Disks. JAMA. 2006; 296(20): 2512. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.20.2512.
47. Zeller JL. Prostate Cancer. JAMA. 2006; 296(19): 2402.
48. Zeller JL. Acute Abdominal Pain. JAMA. 2006; 296(14): 1800.
49. Zeller JL. Colon Cancer. JAMA. 2006; 296(12): 1552.
50. Zeller JL. Pressure Ulcers. JAMA. 2006; 296(8): 1020. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.8.1020
51. Zeller JL. New 3D imaging software opens new vistas medical news & perspectives. JAMA. 2006; 296(24): 2908-2913.
52. Zeller JL. Artificial spinal disk superior to fusion for treating degenerative disk disease medical news & perspectives. JAMA. 2006; 296(22): 2665-2666.
53. Zeller JL. High suicide risk found for patients with head and neck cancer medical news & perspectives. JAMA. 2006; 269(14): 1716-1717.
54. Furumasu J, Swank SM, Brown JC, Gilgoff I, Zeller JL. Functional activities in spinal muscular atrophy patients after spinal fusion. Spine. 1989; 14(7): 771-775.
55. Brown JC, Zeller JL, Swank SM, Warath S. Surgical and functional results of spine fusion in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Spine. 1989; 14(7): 763-770.
56. Zeller JL, Ireland ML. Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as a single metastasis to the scapula: case report and review of the literature. Orthopedics. 1986; 18: 110-113.
57. Zeller JL, Fonkalsrud EW. The effects of warmed and humidified ventilation upon the uptake of halothane by the lungs. J Surg Res. 1978; 24: 329-333. doi: 10.1016/0022-4804(78)90100-2