Mr. Gortner received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 2000 where his advisor was Don Bartel, PhD. He earned his Masterís degree in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University in 2002 under the guidance of Ben M. Hillberry, PhD. He worked as a consultant for Zimmer, Inc. before joining HSS in June 2004.
Gortner MR, Lipman JD, Wright TM, Bartel DL. Finite element analysis of anterior post impingement on posterior stabilizing total knee prostheses. Trans Orthop Res Soc. 2006.