Michael J. Bellino, MD

Hip and pelvis reconstruction surgeon

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Trauma Service

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-498-7555
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Child and Adult Hip Preservation Center

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-5643
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Professional Education

Residency: Shriners Hospital for Children (1999) CA

Internship: Monmouth Medical Center (1993) NJ

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2003)

Fellowship: Good Samaritan Hospital (2001) CA

Residency: UC Davis Medical Center (2000) CA

Medical Education: New York Medical College (1992) NY

M.D., New York Medical College, Medicine (1992)

B.S., Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst, Zoology (1987)

Honors & Awards

Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Osteosynthesefragen (AO ASIF) Faculty, Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Osteosynthesefragen (AO ASIF) (12/01-Present)

Member, Paul R. Lipscomb Orthopaedic Society, Paul R. Lipscomb Orthopaedic Society (1995-Present)

Orthopaedic Educator Award, Stanford University (June 2003)

Administrative Appointments

Co-Chairman, Trauma Division Quality Improvement (2001 - Present)

Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Orthopaedic Surgery (2003 - Present)

Fibronectin-aggrecan complex as a marker for cartilage degradation in non-arthritic hips
Abrams, G. D., Safran, M. R., Shapiro, L. M., Maloney, W. J., Goodman, S. B., & Scuderi, G. J. (2014). Fibronectin-aggrecan complex as a marker for cartilage degradation in non-arthritic hips. KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, 22(4), 768-773.

The posterior approach to pelvic ring injuries: A technique for minimizing soft tissue complications
Fowler, T. T., Bishop, J. A., & Bellino, M. J. (2013). The posterior approach to pelvic ring injuries: A technique for minimizing soft tissue complications. INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, 44(12), 1780-1786.

Response to letter to editor regarding "Risk factors for development of heterotopic ossification of the elbow after fracture fixation".
Abrams, G. D., Bellino, M. J., & Cheung, E. V. (2013). Response to letter to editor regarding "Risk factors for development of heterotopic ossification of the elbow after fracture fixation". Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery , 22(7).

Comparison of tricalcium phosphate cement and cancellous autograft as bone void filler in acetabular fractures with marginal impaction
Leucht, P., Castillo, A. B., & Bellino, M. J. (2013). Comparison of tricalcium phosphate cement and cancellous autograft as bone void filler in acetabular fractures with marginal impaction. INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, 44(7), 969-974.

Risk factors for development of heterotopic ossification of the elbow after fracture fixation
Abrams, G. D., Bellino, M. J., & Cheung, E. V. (2012). Risk factors for development of heterotopic ossification of the elbow after fracture fixation. JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, 21(11), 1550-1554.

Assessment of Compromised Fracture Healing
Bishop, J. A., Palanca, A. A., Bellino, M. J., & Lowenberg, D. W. (2012). Assessment of Compromised Fracture Healing. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, 20(5), 273-282.

Assessment of compromised fracture healing.
Bishop, Ja. P. Aa. B. Mj. L. Dw. (2012). Assessment of compromised fracture healing. J Am Acad Orthop Surg, 20(5).

Single column locking plate fixation is inadequate in two column acetabular fractures. A biomechanical analysis.
Khajavi, K., Lee, A. T., Lindsey, D. P., Leucht, P., Bellino, M. J., & Giori, N. J. (2010). Single column locking plate fixation is inadequate in two column acetabular fractures. A biomechanical analysis. Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research, 5, 30-?.

Single column locking plate fixation is inadequate in two column acetabular fractures. A biomechanical analysis
Khajavi, K., Lee, A. T., Lindsey, D. P., Leucht, P., Bellino, M. J., & Giori, N. J. (2010). Single column locking plate fixation is inadequate in two column acetabular fractures. A biomechanical analysis. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND RESEARCH, 5.

Requests for 692 transfers to an academic Level I trauma center: Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
Spain, D. A., Bellino, M., Kopelman, A., Chang, J., Park, J., & Brundage, S. I. (2007). Requests for 692 transfers to an academic Level I trauma center: Implications of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, 62(1), 63-67.

Acetabular Fractures
Bellino MJ. (2005). Acetabular Fractures. In: OKU Trauma 3.

Pelvic Ring Injuries: Fixation of the Posterior Pelvic Ring
Olson, S., Ferrell, M; Bellino, & M. (2005). Pelvic Ring Injuries: Fixation of the Posterior Pelvic Ring. European Journal of Trauma, (6).

Surgery of the Lower Extremities
Bellino, Mj., Goodman, SB; Csongradi, & JJ. (2003). Surgery of the Lower Extremities. In Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures, eds. Jaffe RA, Samuels SI, Ravens Press, New York.