Kenneth Urish MD, PhD

Director, AAD Group;Assistant Director, Magee Bone and Joint Center;Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

Ken Urish MD PhD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is Director of the Arthritis and Arthroplasty Design Laboratory. Funded by the National Institute of Health, the group’s focus is on translational research in surgical infection and optimizing arthroplasty outcomes. He is a principle investigator in a series of prospective clinical studies aimed at improving treatment and outcomes in arthritis and arthroplasty, including a series of FDA studies investigating new antibiotic and delivery devices. As an Associate Medical Director at the Magee Bone and Joint Center at the University of Pittsburgh, his practice focuses on primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. He completed his residency at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his PhD in Bioengineering and has been a Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.