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Michele M Zembo, MD
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zemboDr. Zembo is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and Penn State University School of Medicine. Her orthopaedic residency was at the University of Michigan followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Louisiana State University. She practiced at LSUHSC and Children's Hospital, New Orleans from 1986 to 2008. At Tulane, Dr. Zembo is Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics. Her specialty interests include Pediatric Orthopaedics.

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Tulane University School of Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

Pediatric Orthopaedics

State Licensure

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, US, B.S.  
Penn State University School of Medicine, Hershey, PA, US, M.D.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, US, 1980-1981

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, US, 1982-1985

Pediatric Orthopaedics, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, US, 1985-1986
Clinical Interests
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Second Look Laparotomy for Ovarian Cancer.
Curry SL. Zembo MM. Nahhas WA. Jahshan AE. Whitney CW.
Mortel R.
Gynecologic Oncology. 11(1):114-118, 1981 Feb.

Current Trends in the Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip.
MacEwen GD. Zembo MM.
Orthopaedics. 10(12): 1663-1669, 1987 Dec.

Infected Tibial Pseudoarthrosis:  A 2-Year Follow-Up on
Patients Treated by the Ilizarov Technique.
Morandi M. Zembo MM. Ciotti M.                
Orthopaedics. 12(4): 497-508, 1989 Apr.

The Structure and Development of Osteogenetic Repair
Tissue According to Ilizarov Technique in Man.  
Characterization of Extracellular Matrix.  

Tajana GF. Morandi M. Zembo MM.                
Orthopaedics. 12(4): 515-523, 1989 Apr.

The Ilizarov Compression-Distraction Osteosynthesis:
A Method of Treatment for Infected Pseudoarthrosis and
Segmental Bone Defects.  
D'Ambrosia R. Marier RL. Morandi M. Zembo MM.
Orthopaedic Infections, Slack, Inc.  9: 163-190, 1989.

Pseudo malignant Myositis Ossificans.
Heinrich SD. Zembo MM. MacEwen GD.
Orthopaedics 12(4): 599-602, 1989 Apr.            

C1-C2 Posterior Soft Tissue Injuries with Neurological
Impairment in Children.
Allington NJ. Zembo MM. Nadell J. Bowen JR.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 10 (5): 596-601, 1990 Sept-Oct.
Analysis of the Two-Team Approach to Anterior Spinal Fusion.
Almand PS. Pesson C. MacEwen GD. Zembo MM.
King A. Falterman K. Arensman R.
Southern Medical Journal 83 (11):  273-276, 1990 Nov.
Aspergillus Osteomyelitis in Patients Who Have Chronic
Granulomatous Disease.  
Heinrich SD. Finney T. Craver R. Yu L. Zembo MM.  
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – American Volume
73(3): 456-460, 1991 Mar.
Calcific Cervical Intervertebral Disc Herination in Children.
Heinrich SD. Zembo MM. King AG. Zerkle AJ. MacEwen DG.
Spine. 16(2): 228-231, 1991 Feb.
Hip Dysplasia, Subluxation and Dislocation in Cerebral
Palsy:  A Prospective Arthrographic Analysis.
Heinrich SD. MacEwen GD. Zembo MM.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  11 (4): 488-493, 1991 Jul-Aug.

Experience with Small Wire Circular External Fixator
In The Lower Extremities of Children.
Zembo MM. Hinton MA. Kelleher K.
Orthopaedics International Volume 1 November 1992.
Enhanced Spino-Pelvic Fixation for Segmental Spinal
Instrumentation Using a New Surgical Technique.
King AG. Thomas KA. Zembo MM. Summersgill LE. Yu L.        
Solomonow M.
Orthopaedic Transactions, 17, 1993.

Enhanced Spino-Pelvic Fixation for Segmental
Spinal Instrumentation Using a New Surgical Technique.
Summersgill LE. Thomas KA. King AK. Zembo MM. Yu L.
Solomomow M.
Proceedings of the Twelfth Southern Biomedical
Engineering Conference, pp. 196-198, 1993.

Enhanced Spino-pelvic Fixation for Segmental Instrumentation:
A Preliminary Biomechanical Evaluation.
Thomas KA. King AG. Zembo MM. Solomonow M.
Summersgill LE. Dabezies EJ.
Orthopedics. 17(6): 527-537, 1994 Jun.
Comparison of Isometric and Load Moving Length-
Tension Models of Two Bicompartmental Muscles.
Vance TL, Solomolow M, Baratta R, Zembo M,
D'Ambrosia RD.
IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, 41(8):771-81, 1994 Aug.           
Architecture-based force-velocity models of load-moving skeletal muscles
Baratta, RV, Solomonow M, Best R, Zembo M, D'Ambrosia R.
Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Medical Center, and New Orleans, LA USA.

Incidence of gastro esophageal reflux with whey- and casein-based formulas in infants and children with severe neurological impairment.
Khoshoo V, Zembo M, King A, Dhar M, Reifen R, Pencharz P.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. 22(1):48-55, 1996 Jan.

Force-velocity relations of nine load-moving skeletal muscles.
Baratta RV, Solomonow M, Best R, Zembo M, D'Ambrosia R.
Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing. 33(4):537-44, 1995 Jul.    
Analysis of the STIF Technique for Spino-Pelvic Fixation
King AG, Thomas KA, Zembo MM, Gallagher DJ, Rowbatham GP.
Orthopaedic Transactions, 20, 128-129, 1996.

"A Prescription for the Rogue Doctor Part I- Begin with Diagnosis"
Crow SM, Hartman SJ, Nolan T, Zembo M.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (411): 334-9, 2003 Jun.

"A Prescription for the Rogue Doctor Part II- Ready, Aim, Fire."
Crow SM, Hartman SJ, Nolan T, Zembo M.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (411): 340-5, 2003, Jun.

Managing the Academic Orthopaedic Practice as a Business.
Schaffer JL, Zembo MM, Hamilton JJ, Isenman AW.
Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 55, 663-673, 2006.

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