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Computer Assisted Surgery Center for Professionals

CAS Fellowship Information

The Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) Center at Hospital for Special Center offers fellowship opportunities that are considered among the most competitive in the country. Further information about these opportunities will be forthcoming.

Past CAS Fellows:

Mustafa Citak, MD
Dr. Mustafa Citak began his study of medicine at the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany. He has been published in numerous journals, including The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Arthroplasty, and Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. In addition to his publications, Dr. Citak has presented before a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his fellowship in computer assisted surgery in 2008 and is currently a Resident in the Department of Trauma Surgery at Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum in Germany.

Daniel Kendoff, MD, PhD
Dr. Daniel Kendoff completed his residency in Orthopedic Trauma at Hannover, Germany and various sub-internships at New York University, Baylor College, and Cornell University. He has published more than 80 peer reviewed articles and has written nine book chapters. Since 2001, Dr. Kendoff has focused primarily in the clinical and research areas of CAS in orthopedic surgery; his scientific interests include the involvement of all current new technologies such as computer assisted surgery, robotics, and intraoperative 3-D imaging. Though he has a strong interest in all orthopedic trauma, his clinical focus is currently in total knee and total hip replacement surgery. He fulfilled his CAS fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in 2008 and is currently involved in a total joint fellowship at the Endoklinik in Hamburg, Germany, where he serves as an associate professor and the head of clinical research.