Richard Vlasak, M.D.

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Biography

RICHARD VLASAK, M.D., earned his medical degree at the University of Florida

in 1988 and also completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the

University of Florida. He completed four fellowships, covering Orthopaedic

Oncology, Adult Reconstruction, and Spine at the University of Florida and

the Mayo Clinic.

He returned to UF in 1998 to work in the Department of Orthopaedics and has held several positions over the years, including Director of 3rd and 4th year medical students on Orthopaedic rotations, faculty advisor to undergraduate students, and faculty advisor for the Bioengineering Clinical Preceptorship Program.

Vlasak was elected to membership in the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons. He is also a member of several other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the International Society of Limb Salvage.

Education

Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
1996

Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
1995

Fellowship - Musculoskeletal Oncology
University of Florida
1994

Residency - Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Florida
1993

Internship - Surgery
University of Florida
1989

Medical Degree
University of Florida
1988

Board Certification

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors and Awards

Marshall Horowitz Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Florida
2007

Marshall Horowitz Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Florida
2003

Marshall Horowitz Excellence in Teaching Award
University of Florida
2001