John L. Zeller, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and 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