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Melissa A. Summers, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Sports Medicine & Shoulder Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Cincinnati
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Toledo
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Notre Dame (Biological Sciences and Sociology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 2033-07-16)


Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Sports Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Berry, Chirag A; Summers, Melissa A; Reddy, Krishna I A 2021. Superior Patellar Dislocation Reduced by Intra-articular Injection: A Case Report and Review of Literature. JBJS case connector, 11 2,

Summers, Melissa A; Matar, Robert N; Denning, Jaime Rice; Dixon, Tonya L; Ramalingam, Wendy G; Asghar, Ferhan A; Grawe, Brian M 2020. Closing the Gender Gap: Barriers to Success for Recruitment and Retention of the Female Orthopaedic Surgery Applicant. JBJS reviews, 8 5, e0211

Bedeir, Yehia H; Summers, Melissa A; Patel, Dhavalkumar J; Grawe, Brian M; Colosimo, Angelo J 2018. Anatomic Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Without Bone Tunnels or Anchors in the Patella. Arthroscopy techniques, 7 6, e611-e615