Timothy H. Izant, M.D.

Timothy H. Izant, M.D.
Timothy H. Izant, M.D.

Dr. Timothy Izant is a board-certified fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Joint Replacement surgery of the Hip and Knee. Dr. Izant earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and completed his Orthopedic Fellowship Training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Izant is the Chief of Orthopedics at Crouse Hospital.

The Clinical Experience

Orthopedic Fellowship Training

  • Fellowship: Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery (Robert H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D. and Robert E. Booth, M.D.), Pennsylvania Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University, 1988 – 1989
  • Research Fellowship: Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1984 – 1985

Orthopedic Residency Training

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1984 – 1988

General Surgical Training

  • Internship – General Surgery
  • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1983 – 1984

Education

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University, 1983
Cleveland, Ohio
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1982

Undergraduate

Colorado College, 1979
Colorado Springs, Colorado
BA in Biology

High School

Hawken School, 1975
Gates Mills, Ohio

Practice

Syracuse Orthopedics Specialists, P.C.
5719 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse, New York 13214
2000 to Present

Hospital & Academic Appointments

  • Chief of Orthopedics at Crouse Hospital, 1998 – Present
  • Specialist One Day Surgery Center, Active Attending
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center, Active Attending
  • Medical Director of SOS PLUS
  • Associate Clinical Professor, State University of New York School of Medicine Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Syracuse, NY
  • Consultant, The Institute for Human Performance, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Health Science Center, Syracuse NY

Societies

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • New York Medical Society
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

Clinical Publications

  • Bahniuk, E., Izant, T. The Effects of the Environment on Some Ski Bindings. Journal of Safety Research 1976:8(1): 30-37.
  • Smejkal, R., Izant, T. Pelvic Crush Injuries with Occlusion of the Iliac Artery. Journal of Trauma, 1988: 28(10):1479-1482.
  • Davidson, R.S., Izant, T. Triplane Fracture: A Case Report of a New Fracture Pattern. Surgery of the Foot and Ankle 1989: 10(3): 170-175.
  • Simmons, C., Izant, T. Femoral Neuropathy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Preliminary Report and Literature Review. Journal of Arthroplasty 1989: 18: 46-50.
  • Izant, T., Rothman, R. Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty, in The Hip, Edited by R.A. Balderston, 1992, Philadelphia, p. 409-427.

Basic Science Publications:

  • Heppenstall, R.B., Sepega, A., Izant, T., et al. Compartment Syndrome: Quantitative Study of High Energy Phosphate Compounds Using 31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Journal of Trauma 1989: 29(8): 1113-1119.
  • Cherukuri, A. R., Miller, M. A., Race, A., Izant, T. H., Mann, K. A. A wax barrier to simulate bone resorption for pre-clinical laboratory models of cemented total hip replacements. J Biomech. 2010 Oct 19;43(14):2855-7.
  • Mann, K., Miller, M., Verdonschot, N, Izant, T., Race, A. (2010) En Bloc Retrieved Cemented Femoral Hip Replacements: How Fixed is Well Fixed? Trans. ORS v35, 0360.
  • Race, A., Miller M.A., Izant, T.H., Mann, K.A. Direct evidence of “damage accumulation” in cement mantles surrounding femoral hip stems retrieved at autopsy: cement damage correlates with duration of use and BMI. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 2;44(13):2345-50. Epub 2011 Jul 28.
  • Mann, K.A., Miller, M.A. Costa, P.A. Race, A., Izant, T.H. Interface Micromotion of Uncemented Femoral Components from Postmortem Retrieved Total Hip Replacements. J Arthroplasty 2012: 27 (2): 238-245.
  • Mann, K., Hobbs, A., Miller, M., Izant, T., Rimnac, C. (2010) Functional Micromechanics of En-bloc Retrieved Tibial Components.Trans. ORS v35, 2095.
  • Mann, K., Miller, M., Verdonschot, N., Izant, T., Race, A. Functional Interface Micromechanics of Eleven En Bloc Retrieved Cemented Femoral Hip Replacements: How Fixed is Well Fixed? ActaOrthopaedica 2010 Jun;81(3): 308-317.

Recent National Presentations

  • “The Development and Validation of a Novel Stem Design”.Great Expectations Symposium. Baltimore, MD. May 2012.
  • “ The Evolution of Acetabular Implant Fixation. The Next Generation: 3-D”. Great Expectations Symposium. Baltimore, MD. May, 2012.

Poster Presentations

  • KA Mann, A Hobbs, MA Miller, T Izant, C Rimnac. Functional micromechanics of en-bloc retrieved tibial components Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2095, 2010
  • KA Mann, M Miller, N Verdonschiot, T Izant, A Race En bloc retrieved cemented femoral hip replacements: How fixed is well-fixed? Transactions Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 360, 2010
  • A Cherukuri, MA Miller, A Race, T Izant, KA Mann. An experimental model to simulate bone resorption in cemented total hip replacements. Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2097, 2010
  • KA Mann, A Hobbs, MA Miller, T Izant. Interface micro-mechanics and morphology of retrieved knee replacements European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh, UK, 2010
  • KA Mann, ACherukuri, M Miller, A Race, T Izant. A wax barrier method to simulate bony resorption in cemented total hip replacements. European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh, UK, 2010
  • Costa P, Miller MA, Race A, Izant TH, Mann KA. Functional micromechanics of retrieved press fit total hip replacements. Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, XXX, 2011
  • Pray C, Goodheart J, Miller MA, Race A, Izant TH, Mann KA. Mechanisms of failure of the cement-bone interface from en-bloc retrieved cemented knee replacements Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, XXX, 2011

NIH Funded Research Projects

  • R01AR42017-14, Mann (PI), 7/1/06-6/30/11
    Project Title: Damage evolution in total joint replacements. Study of how implants and bone are damaged by in vivo loading with long term goal of improving fixation of implant systems.
    Role in Project: Surgical consultant.

  • R01 AR042017-15AI, Mann (PI), 9/30/12-8/31/2017
    Project title: Maintaining Interface Micro-interlock in Cemented Total Joint Replacements.
    Role in Project: Surgical consultant.