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William E. Saar, D.O.

Education
  • Ohio State University Hospital Grand Medical Center

    Columbus, Ohio

    - Fellowship: Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

    2001-2002
  • SouthPointe Hospital Cleveland Clinic Health System

    Cleveland, Ohio

    - Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

    1997-2001
  • Meridia SouthPointe Hospital

    Cleveland, Ohio

    - Internship: Traditional Rotation

    1996-1997
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Athens, Ohio

    - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    1992-1996
  • John Carroll University

    University Heights, Ohio

    - Bachelor of Science, Biology

    1988-1992

    Board Certification
  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2006

    Professional Positions
  • Tri Rivers Surgical Associates, Inc.
    January 2011 Present
  • University Orthopaedic Specialists
    August 2006 December 2010
  • Orthopedic Associates of Northern Ohio
    July 2003 July 2006

    Hospital Affiliations
  • UPMC Passavant Hospital
    Active
  • UPMC Passavant Cranberry Hospital
    Active
  • Butler Memorial Hospital
    Active

    Current Licensure
  • Pennsylvania Medical License
  • Ohio Medical License
  • Texas Medical License
  • Connecticut Medical License

    Professional Appointments
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
      Board Member, Foot/Ankle Subsection 2008 Present
      Examiner 2006 - Present
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine/b>
      Alumni Board of Directors 2008 - Present
      Clinical Faculty, Orthopedic Surgery 2003 - Present
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
      Clinical Faculty, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction 2006 - Present
  • University Hospitals Richmond Medical Centers
      Program Director, Orthopedic Surgical Residency Program 2009-2010
      Medical Staff Secretary/Treasurer 2009-2010
  • Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine
      Board of Directors 2007-2010
  • University Hospitals Medical Practices
      Medical Director, University Orthopaedic Specialists 2006-2010
      Medical Director, Foot and Ankle Services 2006-2010
  • University Hospitals Bedford, Geauga, Richmond Medical Centers
      Attending Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2006-2010
      Medical Director, Foot and Ankle Services 2006-2010
  • Cleveland Gladiators (AFL)
      Team Orthopedic Surgeon 2008 season
  • SouthPointe Hospital
      Medical Staff Secretary/Treasurer 2005-2006
  • Ohio State University
      Staff Clinician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2001-2002

    Memberships
  • Allegheny County Medical Society
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ohio Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

    Presentations
  • Saar, W. E. (2009, February). Complex Trauma of the Lower Extremity. Presentation given at Northeast Ohio EMS Lecture Series, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, September). Ankle Arthrodesis - Indications and Techniques. Presentation given at Annual Clinic Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists - AOAO, Boca Raton, FL.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, May). Ankle Arthroscopy - Current Indications and Techniques. Presentation given at University Hospitals - RMC Podiatry Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, April). Your Life as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Presentation given at OUCOM Career Medical Specialties Week, Athens, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, April). Current Management of Midfoot/Hindfoot Fractures. Presentation given at Lima City Wide Grand Rounds, Lima, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, February). Ankle Arthritis: Fusion or Replacement? Presentation given at University Hospitals - RMC Podiatry Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2008, January). Management of Diabetic Ankle Injuries. Presentation given at Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine Winter Seminar, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2007, October). Interdigital Neuromas - Diagnosis, Management and Complications. Annual Clinic Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists - AOAO, San Francisco, CA.

    Saar, W. E. (2007, October). Complex Ankle Fracture Management. Presentation given at University Hospitals - RMC Podiatry Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2007, February). Calcaneal and Midfoot Fractures - Conservative and Surgical Management. Presentation given at University Hospitals - RMC Podiatry Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2006, December). Foot and Ankle Trauma in the Field - How to Manage? Presentation given at Northeast Ohio EMS Lecture Series, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2006, May). Posterior Tibial Tendon Deficiency - Staging and Management. Presentation given at SouthPointe Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2006, January). Talus Fractures - Diagnosis and Surgical Management. Presentation given at University Hospitals - RMC Podiatry Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2006, April & 2005, April). Ankle Fracture Nomenclature, Diagnosis and Management. Presentation given at Emergency Medicine Residency Consortium Lecture Series, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2005, January). Common Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Presentation given at Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine Winter Seminar, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2004, November). Management of Lower Extremity Trauma. Presentation given at Northeast Ohio EMS Lecture Series, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2004, August). Foot and Ankle OITE Review. Presentation given at SouthPointe Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Cleveland, OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2003, February). Biomechanics of Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency. Presentation given at Ohio Orthopaedic Surgery Residencies %91CORE’ Lecture, Columbus OH.

    Saar, W. E. (2002, May). Double Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction. Presentation given at Columbus City Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Columbus OH.


    Publications
    Saar, W. E. (2008). Acute Ankle Injuries in the Urgent Care Setting. Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 2(10): 14-17.

    Saar, W. E., Lee, T. H., & Berlet, G. C. (2005). The Economic Burden of Diabetic Foot
    and Ankle Disorders. Foot and Ankle International, 26(1): 27-31.


    Hill, K., Saar, W. E., Lee, T. H., & Berlet, G. C. (2003). Stage II Flatfoot: What Fails and
    Why? Foot and Ankle Clinics of North America, 8(1): 91-104.


    Berlet, G. C., Saar, W. E., Ryan, A., & Lee, T. H. (2002). Thermal-Assisted Capsular Modification for Functional Ankle Instability. Foot and Ankle Clinics of North America,
    7(3): 567-576.



    Awards/Honors
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM)
    OUCOM "Outstanding Student Award" Northeast Ohio
    1995-1996
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM)
    Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Studies Honorary Society
    1992-1996
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM)
    David J. Merk, D.O., Scholarship
    1992-1993
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM)
    Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary Society (Officer)
    1992-1994


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