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DONALD J. WALLA

A native of Columbus, NE, Dr. Donald J. Walla, MD joined practice with Nebraska Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in April 2003, after having started private practice at Lincoln Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.  Completing his medical school and orthopedic residency training at the Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Walla opted to advance his skills further, and continued with orthopedic Fellowship Training in Sports Medicine & Trauma at the University of Iowa Medical Center in 1982 & 1983.  Dr. Walla has authored on subjects including Pelvic & Hip Fractures; Treatment of Intertrochanteric and Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur; Muscle Strength on Anterolateral Rotary Instability of the Knee; and Hamstring Control and the Unstable Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knee.  For the more than for 10 years, Dr. Walla has also provided orthopedic specialty care to both the Wahoo and Syracuse, NE communities.

HOME TOWN: Columbus, NE

   

EDUCATION:  

Undergraduate:   University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Bachelor of Science, 1974

   

Medical School:   University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1977

First Year Residency - Veterans Administration Hospital, Lincoln, NE, General Surgery, 1978.

   

Orthopaedic    

Residency:   University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1982

Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery

   

ADVANCE TRAINING & FELLOWSHIPS: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery,

University of Iowa, School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 1983

Sports Medicine & Trauma Fellowship

   

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS:   Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider

   

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: American College of Surgeons, 1980

   

OTHER: Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Univ. of Nebraska, 1970-74

Dean's List. Univ. of Nebraska, 8 semesters 1970-74

Phi Eta Sigma, Collegiate Freshman Honorary

Donald J. Stewart Award, Outstanding Sophomore in Collegiate Fraternity

Hubert Arnold Award, senior with highest GPA who worked through college.

New York Life Insurance Company Medical Scholarship, 1974-77.

Authored:  The Use of Ender's Rods in Treatment of Intertrochanteric and Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur.  Senior Residency Research, 1982

Authored:  The Effect of Muscle Strength on Anterolateral Rotary Instability of the Knee.  Presentation. AOSSM, 1984; Am. Ortho. Assoc., 1894.

Authored:  Hamstring Control and the Unstable Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knee.  Amer.  Journal of Sports Medicine, 1984, 12(1), 34-39.

Authored:  Pelvic Fractures. Orthopedic Secrets, 1995, 237

Authored:  Acetabular Fractures. Orthopedic Secrets, 1995, 239

   

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