A graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Dr. Tait was accepted at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he received a Doctor of Medicine in 1989. Moving then to Omaha, Nebraska, he completed an Internship in General Surgery, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, and became Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then became a Clinical Fellow in Adult Reconstruction and Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Post graduate courses included ATLS Instructor’s Course, Review of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Pathology, AO/ASIF Basic Course, Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, AAOS Orthopaedic Surgery Review Course and the Harvard Knee Course.
Among his teaching experiences are an ATLS Course; Anatomy Lab; Casting Lab; Musculoskeletal Examination and Disorders workshops; Musculoskeletal lectures on The Adult Hip; and
Examination of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Knee. Dr. Tait has also participated in numerous presentations and has written published articles regarding Orthopaedic specialties and topics.
Dr. Tait’s medical licensures include the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Diplomat NBME. Honors and Awards include the Dean’s Scholarship for Brigham Young University; the Bemis Memorial Scholarship for the Medical College of Wisconsin; the Walter Zeit Fellows Leadership Award from Medical College of Wisconsin; Who’s Who of Medical Students in 1989; plus the Frank P. Stone Award and the Most Outstanding Chief Resident Award from the University of Nebraska Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been recipient of numerous community service awards among which the most recent is the Positive Impact Award for St. Rose Hospital from 1996 to the present. Currently Dr. Tait serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Joint Replacement Center at St. Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus and was Chief of Surgery at St. Rose Dominican Hospital.
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