ERICK M. SANTOS, MSE, MD, PhD, FAAOS

BIOMECHANICS/ORTHOPAEDICS

ERICK M. SANTOS, MSE, MD, PhD, FAAOS

Dr. Erick M. Santos is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  He currently maintains an active orthopaedic surgery practice in McAllen, Texas.    He has a Bachelor’s in Science in Engineering (double major in Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering), a Master’s Degree in Science in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Engineering in Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering with specialization in Materials Engineering.  Dr. Santos served as an Air Force Flight Surgeon where he participated in aircraft mishap investigations and was trained in injury biomechanics at the School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB, TX

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Certifications and Licenses

  • Medical Licenses in the states of Alabama and Texas
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education

  • MD University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1996
  • PhD University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, 1996
  • MSE University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, 1990
  • BS Biomedical Engineering, The John Hopkins University, 1989
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