Naoko Onizuka, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery


MD, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota Department of Internal Medicine

Geriatric Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery

PhD, Biochemistry/Medical Science, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

MPH, University of Minnesota School of Public Health


My passion lies in the care of orthopedic trauma patients with a special emphasis on geriatric care. I am committed to providing compassionate and excellent care to assist my patients in living fulfilled lives.

Summary

Dr. Onizuka is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. She is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Internal Medicine Doctor with expertise in caring for trauma injuries in geriatric patients, osteoporosis, and other diseases of bone metabolism, as well as general orthopedics.

Expertise

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Geriatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Article Award: Kanagawa Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology, 2009

Professional Associations

  • The Japanese Medical Association
  • The Japanese Orthopedic Association
  • The Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Geriatric Fracture Society

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Privileges

Methodist Hospital, Regions Hospital, TRIA Orthopedics Center