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    Harvard MD, Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, interested in surgical decision analysis and medical device innovation and regulation
    Harvard MD, Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, interested in surgical decision analysis and medical device...

    Prashant is an orthopaedic surgery resident at the Cleveland Clinic. He graduated cum laude with Honors in a Special Field (Orthopaedic Surgery) from Harvard Medical School in 2018. He graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2013 and holds a B.S. in zoology and a B.A. in biochemistry. Prashant was a 2012 Goldwater Scholar and a 2013 Astronaut Scholar. His clinical and research focuses are in orthopaedic surgery, decision analysis, and the development and regulation of medical devices. With a background in comparative zoologic anatomy, Prashant began his journey to orthopaedics by studying how biomechanics can inform surgical correction of wrist ligaments and received a private grant award from Arthrex Manufacturing. He has also conducted research on cost-effectiveness and the regulation of medical devices and has been invited to publish his work in such journals as BMJ, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and Circulation. In 2016, Prashant was awarded an NIH pre-doctoral grant to study orthopaedic surgical decision-making. Prashant was the vice-president of student services of the Harvard Medical School class of 2017, a member of the Harvard Medical School Admissions Committee, and the former co-president of the Harvard Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group.