G. Lynn Rasmussen Curriculum Vitae

Presently:

Orthopedic Surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah, Specializing in Artificial Joint Replacement and arthritis Surgery of the Hip, Knee, Ankle, and Foot.

 

Hospital Appointments/Affiliations

  • Medical Staff President of The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital(TOSH)
  • Director of the Total Joint Program at TOSH
  • Director of the Living My Best With Arthritis Program at TOSH
  • Member of the Intermountain Healthcare UCR Professional Standards and Credentials Committee
  • Member of the intermountain Healthcare UCR Governing Board
  • Member of the Urban Central Region Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Member of the Rocky Mountain Medical Executive Committee Advisory Board

 

Research and Development

 

  • Designer of the Smith and Nephew Genesis II Cementless Knee
  • Designer of the Resolution Hip Stem
  • Designer of the RAZ Hip Stem
  • Innovator of Noval and Unique Instruments For Ligament Balancing
  • During Total Knee Arthroplasty (ZEN Instruments)
  • Innovator, Designer, and Developer of a Graphical System and Method
  • For Conveying Patient Medical Information

 

 

Born:     May 28, 1950  Citizenship:    United States

 

Education

College : Weber State College 1969-1974  

 

College : Weber State College 1969-1974  

 

Medical   : University of Utah 1974-1978  M.D.
School:  College of Medicine Salt Lake City, Utah    

 

Internship: Parkland Memorial Hospital Dallas, Texas  1978-1979  

 

Residency: University of Utah 1979-1984  

 

Fellowship: London Hospital Medical College London, England    

 

Total Joint Replacement Surgery  Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction

 

Awards and Honors

  • Zoology Student of the Year, Weber State College, 1973.
  • Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Research, Weber State College,  1973-1974.
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Scholastic Honor Society.
  • Graduated Cum Laude, Weber State College, 1974
  • Alpha Omega Alpha,Medical Honor Society.

Research Grants

  • National Science Foundation Grant, 1973.
  • Medical Student Grant, Division of Hematology, University of Utah Medical Center,1975.
  • London Hospital Medical College, Bone and Joint Research Unit, 1984.

 

 

  Research

  • Study of the Brine Fly on the Great Salt Lake, Weber State College,1973.
  • Study of Environmental Heavy Metal Poisoning,Weber State College,1974.
  • Study of the Heme Biosynthetic Pathway, Division of Hematology, University of Utah Medical center,1975.
  • Orthopedic Bioenginerring Laboratory, 1980-1981.
  • Cemented Versus Finned peg cementless fixation in the canine stifle joint.
  • Flexible bone plate fixation in osteotomized canine femora.
  • Argon Laser coagulation of epidural venors bleeding during spinal Operative procedures.
  • Tapped versus Untapped screw fixation in internal fixation of fractures.
  • Study of the anatomy and function of the anterior cruciate ligament.
  • London Hospital Medical College, Bone and joint Replacement Unit, 1984-1985.
  • Clinical and Laboratory testing of cementless and cemented total hip and

 

Knee replacements.

  • LDS Hospital 1985-1991.
  • The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH)1991-Present.

 

Abstracts

  1. Rasmuseen, G.L., et al: An Evaluation of the Importance of Ephydra Cinerea to the Ecosystem of the  Great Salt Lake. Abstract Reports, Student Originated Studies Projects, National Science Foundation,
  2. Burton, G.V., Rasmussen, G.L., et al: Levels of Environmental Mercury In Northen Utah. Abstract Reports, Student Originated Study Projects, National Science Foundation, 1974.
  3. Ramuseen,G.l.,and Khushner, J.P: A Possible Explanation for the Pattern of Porphyrin Excretion in PorphyriaCutanea Tarda (PCT). Clin. Res 24:134,February 1976.
  4. Dunn, H.K., Rasmussen,G.l. and Dixon,J.A.: The Use of the Argon Laser to Control Epidural Bleeding During Spinal Operative Procedures. Presented at the Scoliosis Research Society Meetings ,Montreal, Canada, 1981.
  5. Rosenberg, T.D and Rasmuseen, G.L.: In Vivo Anatomy and Function of the Anterior Cruciate  Submitted to the Orthopedic Research Society,1982.
  6. T.D and Rasmuseen, G.L.: The Lachman Test Versus the Anterior Drawer Test: An In Vivo Analysis of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Normal Knees. Submitted to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Normal Knees Submitted To the Sports Medicine Society, 1982.
  7. Rasmuseen ,G.L., Daniels, A.u. and Dunn, H.K.: Effects of Changes In Bone Plate Axial and Flexural Stiffness on Healing and Remodeling. Submitted to the Orthopedic Research Society,1982.
  8. Samuelson, K.M., Rasmuseen,G.L., et al: Cemented Versus Finned Peg Cementless Fixation and Infections in Canine Total Joint Arthroplasties. Submitted to the Orthopedic Research Society, 1982.
  9. Samuelson,K.M., Freeman,M.A.R., Levack, B.S. and Rasmussen, G.l.: Acetabular Bone Allograft in Hip Replacement Surgery. Submitted to American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1986.
  10. Ramussen,G.L., Greenwald,R.M and Healey, J.: A New Method for Evaluation of Micromotion and Fixation Design of Tibial Trays in Total Knee Arthroplasty(TKA). Submitted to the American Academy of  Orthopedic Surgeons,1996.
  11. Rasmussen,G.L.:The Effect of Ligament Balancing on External Rotation of the Femoral Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Submitted to the Western Orthopedic Association, January,2009.
  12. Rasmussen,G.L.: The Effect of Ligament Balancing on External Rotation Of the Femornal Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Submitted to the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons,April 2009.
  13. Rasmussen, G.L.: The Effect of Ligament Balancing on External Rotation Of the Femoral Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty.Submitted to the International Scoiety for Technology in Arthroplasty.May,2009.
  14. Rasumssen,G.L.: The Effect of Greater External Rotation of the Femoral Component as aResult of Gap Ligament Balancing on Patellar Tracking And Flexion instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Submitted to the Western Orthropedic Association,January 2010.
  15. Rasmussen,G.L: The Effect of Greater External Rotation of the Femoral Component as a Result of Gap Ligament Balancing on Patellar Tracking And Flexion Instabilty in total Knee Artroplasty.Submitted to the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons,April,2010.
  16. Rasmussen,G.L: The Effect of Greater External Rotation of the Femoral Component as a Result of Gap Ligament Balancing on Patellar Tracking And Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Submitted to the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty,May 2010.

 

 

Articles

  1. Rasmussen,G.L. and Havertz, D.S.: The Brine Fly as a Food Source For Small Mammals on Antelope Island State Park. Utah Academy of Sciences,Arts and Letters Proceedings,50:2, pp.81-86, 1973.
  2. Rasmussen,G.L. and Havertz,D.S: The Brine Fly as a Food  Source For small Vertebrates Present on Antelope Island state Park.Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Proceedings,51:1,pp.56-61, 1974.
  3. Rasmussen , G.L. and Kushner, J.P.: The Enzymatic Decarboxylation Of the Natuarlly Occurring Isomers of Uroporphyrinogeon  By Human Erythrocytes. J.Lab. Clin. Med., 93:1pp 54-59,January,1979.
  4. Dunn,H.K., Rasmussen, G.L., and Dixon, J.A.: Use of thr Argon Laser To Control Epidural Bleeding During Spinal Operative Procedures. Submitted to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery,1982.
  5. Rosenberg,T.D and Rasmussen, G.L: The Lachman Test Versus the Anterior Drawer Test: An In Vivo Analysis if the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Normal Knees. Am.J. Sports Med., July,1984.
  6. Freeman, M.A.R., Rasmussen, G.L., Carmargo,J.N. and Bertin,K.c: Cementless Fixation of Prosthetic Components in Total Hip Arthroplasty’ ,in the Young Patient With Degenerative Hip Disease Ed., I. Goldies Almqvist and Wiksell, International Ltd. In Press,1985.
  7. Freeman,M.A.R.,Rasmussen,G.L. and Choy, W.S.: “Replacement Of the acetabulum with Pegged Press Fit Componets”, in the Hip Ed., E.A. Klein Mosby,1985.
  8. Freeman,M.A.R, Samuelson,K.M., Rasmussen,G.L. and Levack, B.S.:The Use of Allografts In Revision Acetabular ArthroPlasty. Printed in the British Journal of Joint Surgery,1988.
  9. Tranner, K.E., Reed, W.B, Rasmssen, G.L. and Freeman, M.A.R.: A System for Modeling forces on the Hip Joint in One-Legged Stance. J.Biomed. Eng., Vol. 10,pp. 289-290, May, 1988.
  10. DeAndrade, J.Robin, Maslanka, Mare, Reines, H.David,Howe,David, Rasmussen,G.Lynn, Cardea, John, Brown, Jean.Bynum,Lincoln, Shefrin,Arna, Chang, Yu-lin, Maneatis,Thomas: Ketoralac Versus Meperidine for Pain Relief After Orthopedic Surgey. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. September. 1995.
  11. Rasmussen,G.L., Steckner,K.,Hogue,C.,Kuss,M.,Torri,S., Talwalker,S., and Hubbard,R.: Intravenous Parecoxib Sodium for Acute Plain After Orthopedic surgery. March, 2001.
  12. Rasmussen,G.L.: Toatl Knee Arthroplasty-A Guide to Better Performance(Chapter-Lessons Learned from Cementless TKR). Springer, Chapter for Springer-Verlag Book published in January,2005.

Lectures at National International Meetings

  1. The In Vivo Anatomy and Funcition of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. Presented to The Sports Medicine Society Meetings,Anaheim,Callifornia,1982.
  2. Revision Reconstruction of the Acetabulum in Failed Total Hip Replacements. Presented to the British Orthopedic Association,London,England,1987.
  3. Total Hip Replacements and Revisions USA Experices. Presented to the Northwest German Orthopedic Association,Cologne,Germany,1991.
  4. Primary and Revision Total Knee Replacements With and Without Cement. Presented to Orthopedic Surgeons in Los Angeless, Califormia,1992.
  5. Australia Speaker Tour on Total Joint Arthroplasty. Auckland,New Zealand, Sydney,Hobart,Adelaide,and Perth,Australia,1992.
  6. Metal Backed Patellae Can Work.V Annual Holiday Total Knee Course,New York City,New York,December,1993.
  7. Design Considerations in Uncemented Fermoral Hip Stems. Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty,Park City, Utah,January,1994.
  8. Metal Backed Patellae Can Work Posterior Cruciate Sparing Versus Sacrificing. 11th Annual Arthritic Hip and Knee Symposium, Snowbird, Utah,January,1994.
  9. Surgical Techniques for Cemented total Knee Arthroplasty, Complications In Total Hip Arthroplasty,and Cement Removal Techiniques in Total Hip Arthroplasty.Sapporo Hip And Knee Meeting, Sapporo,Japan,February, 1994.
  10. Fixation Methods in Total Knee Replacement and Clinical Experience With A Press-Fit Femoral Hip Stem.Sandestin Total Joint Reconstruction Meeting,Destin,Florida,October,1994.
  11. Metal Backed Patella and Press-Fit Non-Porous Total Hip Arthroplasty. Arthritic Hip,Knee and Shoulder symposium,Snowbird,Utah,January, 1995.
  12. Toatl Hip Arthroplasty with as Press-Fit Non-Porous Titanium Implant. Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty,Park City,Utah,January,1995.
  13. Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Press-Fit Non-Porous Titanium Implant, Early Summer Clinical Course, Newport Beach,California,May,1995.
  14. The Fixed Varus Knee and Ceramic Bearing Surfaces. VII Annual Holiday Total Knee Course,New York City,New York,December, 1995.
  15. Cementless Fixation of Femoral Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty and Cementless Fixation of Tribal Trays in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arthritic Hip,Knee. And Shoulder Symposium,Snowbird,Utah, January,1996.
  16. Total Hip Arthroplasty with aPress-Fit Non-Porous Titanium Implant. Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty,Park City Utah,January,1996.
  17. Principles of Posterior Exposure and Fixation of Total Hip Arthroplasty With Results Using Uncemented Total Hip Artroplasty, Principles of Uncemented Posterior Cruciate Sparing Total Knee Arthroplasty,Total
  18. Knee Arthroplasty Alignment Principles and Treatment of Varus/Valgus Knees,Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty,and Revision total Knee Arthroplasty.I Simposio Internacional De Artroplastias Do Quadril E Joelho,Curitiba,Brazil,march,1996.
  19. The Case for Roughened Titanium Finish. Contruversies in Joint Replacement, Durango, Colorado, July, 1996.
  20. Principles of Cementless Fixation and Principles of Revision. Innovations inTotal Knee Arthroplasty, Scottsdale,Arizona, October, 1996.
  21. Removing the Components and Low Molecular Weight Heparin: Fact or Fiction.VII Annual Holiday Total Knee Course,New York,New York,December,1996.
  22. Foot Pathology. The Foot and Ankle Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah, Febuary,1997.
  23. Revision Total Knee Replacement: Surgical Technique Demonstrating Medical Subvastus Approach with Extensive Quardriceps and Patellar Tendon Mobilization for Severe Arthrofibrosis and Uncemented Tibial Fixation:A Comparison of Four Different Components and Surgical Techniques with Clinical Correlations. IX Annual Holiday Total Knee Course,New York City, New York,December 1997.
  24. Uncemented Tibial Fixation. Pacific Hip and Knee Symposium,Monterey, California,June,1998.
  25. Common Running Injuries and Shoe/Orthotic Wear. Runner’sClinic at the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital,Murray,Utah,June,1999.

 

  1. Cementless Stems- Ongrowth.The Hip,Knee and Shoulder Symposium, Park City,Utah, July 1999.
  2. Saving The PCL Has Worked: In Salt Lake City and Points West. XI Annual Holiday Total Knee Course, New York, New York, December, 1999.
  3. A Stem with 99% Survivirship at 10 Years. Total Knee, Hip and Shoulder Arthroplasty Seminar, Carlsbad, California, July,2000.
  4. Problem Situations in the Post Operative Total Knee Replacement: Limited Motion and When Should I consider an Articulated Knee? XII Annual Holiday Total Knee Course, New York City, New York, December 2000.
  5. Long Term Results of Insert Implants. XIV Annual Holiday Total Knee Course, New York City,New York, December 2002.
  6. The Varus Knee. XV Annual Holiday Total Knee Course,New York City, New York, December 2003.
  7. Tapered Rectengular Titanium Stem- 20 Years Result. Hio, Knee and Shoulder SymPosium, Salt Lake City, Utah March 2005.
  8. Alloclassic Hip System Press- Fit. 21st Annual Hip, Knee and Shoulder Symposium, Salt Lake, Utah, March 2005.
  9. The Effect of Ligamament Balancing on External Rotation of the Femoral Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Westerm Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, August,2009.
  10. The Effect of Ligament Balancing on External Rotation of the  Femoral Component In Total Knee Arthroplasty. The International society For  Technology in Arthroplasty(ISTA). The Big Island, Hawaii, October 2009.
  11. The Effect of Greater External Rotation of the Femoral Component as a Result of Gap Ligament Balancing on Patellar Tracking and Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty. The WesternOrthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, California,August 2010.
  12. The Effect of Greater External Rotation of the Femoral Component as a Result of Gap Ligament Arthroplasty. The International Society For Technology In  Arthroplasty(ISTA) Annual Meeting, Dubai, UAE, October 2010.

 

Book Publications

Rasmussen,G.L. Lessons Learned from Cementless Fixation. Total Hip Arthroplasty. Chapter 16. Springer- Verlag,2005.