Dr. Skedros has extensive training in skeletal biology, comparative functional morphology, and evolutionary biology. He worked closely with Dennis Bramble, Ph.D. and John Legler, Ph.D. in the Department of Biology at the University of Utah during his undergraduate years.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Skedros
John G. Skedros, M.D.
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Dr. John Skedros is the director of Teambone and is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. His research includes both basic science and clinical studies that aim to advance our understanding of bone toughness and fracture prevention, and to advance the standard of clinical care for treating patients with fractures, and shoulder and elbow problems. He also participates in trauma surgery that often includes the surgical management of patients with osteoporotic fractures of the shoulder, wrist, and hip.

Dr. Skedros completed a six-year orthopaedic surgery residency at the Los Angeles County, University of Southern California Medical Center where he was chief resident. He subsequently completed two fellowships: one in shoulder and elbow surgery (Baylor Medical Center, Dallas, TX) under the direction of Wayne Z. "Buz" Burkhead and the other in joint replacement of the hip, knee, and shoulder (St. Paul Medical Center, Dallas, TX) under the direction of Richard "Dickey" Jones.

He also completed two orthopaedic research fellowships under the direction of Roy Bloebaum, Ph.D. and Howard Winet, Ph.D. Dr. Skedros is currently an adjunct associate professor for the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah and is on the attending staff of the Veterans Medical Center. Dr. Skedros has recently joined Utah Orthopaedic Specialists. His clinical practice primarily focuses on shoulder and elbow surgery, and arthroscopy.

Dr. Skedros has extensive training in skeletal biology, comparative functional morphology, and evolutionary biology. He worked closely with Dennis Bramble, Ph.D. and John Legler, Ph.D. in the Department of Biology at the University of Utah during his undergraduate years.


Teambone Research Associates:

Hunter Marshall
Hunter Marshall

teambone@gmail.com

Hunter Marshall is the Teambone research coordinator. Hunter is a former BYU football player and is interested in pursuing a career in orthopedic surgery. Any questions can be sent to teambone@gmail.com

Kendra E. Keenan, M.P.H., M.D
Kendra E. Keenan, M.P.H., M.D

Former Teambone Coordinator


Brody King, Dr. Skedros, and Hunter Marshall
Brody King, Dr. Skedros, and Hunter Marshall
Nathan Camp and Dr. Skedros
Nathan Camp and Dr. Skedros

Current research students and assistants:
  • Merri Luczak
  • Quinn Smith
  • Weston Smith
  • Angelina Skedros
  • Madison Doutre
  • Brody Kind
  • Nathan Camp