Curriculum Vitae: Knute C. Buehler, M.D.
The Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Center of the Cascades
2600 N.E. Neff Road, Suite 1
Bend, Oregon 97701
Phone: (541) 382-3344
Birthplace: Roseburg, Oregon Spouse: Patricia Buehler, MD., MPH
Professional goals: to be a respected clinician and leader in the restructuring of health care;
Personal Interests: hiking, tennis, skiing, economics
Doctorate of Medicine: 1991
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1986-1991
Master of Arts: 1990
Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1988-1990 Major: Politics and Economics
Bachelor of Science: 1986
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1982-1986 Major: Microbiology Minor: U.S. History
Fellowship in Lower Extremity Reconstruction with Drs. Clifford Colwell and Richard Walker
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, San Diego, California, 1996-1997
Resident in Orthopedics
Oregon Health Sciences University, Division of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Portland, Oregon, 1992-1996
Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Surgery, Portland, Oregon, 1991-1992
HONORS / ACTIVITIES:
1996 O.H.S.U Chief Resident Grace Under Pressure Award
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine:
Biomedical Research Grant 1987
Chairperson, East Baltimore Youth Sports Clinic, 1987
Representative, Johns Hopkins Medical School Council, 1986-1988
Graduated with Honors
Merton College Tennis, 1988-1990
Oxford University Strategic Studies Group, 1988-1990
Oregon State University:
First Rhodes Scholar in OSU History
Outstanding Graduating Senior in Science
Varsity Baseball, 1982-1985
Middlekauf Scholarship for Excellence in Microbiology, 1983-1985
OSU Research Fellowship Award, 1985
Board of Directors, Environmed, Inc., 1993 to present
- founding Board Member of a company which manufactures products from recycled medical waste.
- duties include assisting in developing business concept and writing business plan, product development, FDA product applications, hiring of employees, negotiating contracts, raising capital, and initial stock offering:
Oregon Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, 1991-1995
Executive Board Member, Coalition for Campaign Finance Reform, 1993-1994
Co-authored Ballot Measure 9 and helped direct campaign, which was successful in obtaining 77 percent support among Oregon voters. This measure revamped Oregon's campaign finance laws.
Schneider Memorial Lecturer, Southern Oregon State University, 1993
Advisor to Perot 1992 Presidential Campaign on health care issues, 1992
K. Buehler, Efficiency Must Accompany Equity in Health Care,The Oregonian, May 27, 1991.
K. Buehler, J. Thompson, P. Sponseller, P. Griffin. Prospective Study of Early Spica Casting: Outcomes in the
Treatment of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, January 1995.
K. Buehler, T. Keenen, Lvrnphangioma of the Spine,Spine, January 1995.
R. Beals, K. Buehler, Treatment of Patellofemoral Instabilitv in Childhood by Creation of a Femoral
Sulcus, Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, June 1997.
K. Buehler, J. Green, T. S. WoII, P. Duwelius, Treatment of Proximal Third Tibia Fractures with Intramedullary Nailing,Journal of Orthopedic Trauma,June 1997.
J. D. Thompson, K. Buehler, P. Sponseller, D. Gray, B. Black, S. Buckley, P. Griffin, Shortening in
Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children Treated with Spica Cast,
Clinical Orthopedics Related Research, May 1997.
P. Duwelius, K. Buehler, J. Green, The Universal Distractor: The Evolution of a Technique to Reduce Tibia Fractures,Techniques in Orthopedics, December 1997.
K. Buehler and R Walker, Crescentic Femocal Osteotomy For Polvrnethvlmethacrvlate Removal During Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty,Orthopedics, June 1997.
K. Buehler, K. Ezzet. D. Resnick, M. Elliott, R. Walker, C. Colwell, Rapidly Progressive Hip Disease:
Report of Three Cases With Treatment Recommendations,
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, submitted for publication.
K. Buehler, W. Petersilege, D. D'Lima, C. Colwell, R Walker, Late Deep Venous Thrombosis and Delayed Weight bearing: Following Total Hip Arthroplastv.Clinical Orthopedics Related Research, accepted for publication.
K. Buehler, W. Petersilege, D. D'Lima, C. Colwell, R. Walker, C. Colwell, Late Presentation of Thromboembolic Disease Total Hip Arthroplastv After Negative Duplex UItrasonography Screening, Clinical Orthopedics Related Research, accepted for publication.
K. Buehler, E. Venn-Watson, D. D'Lima, C. Colwell, Press-Fit Condvlar Modular Total Knee System: 8 to 10 Year Results,Journal of Arthroplasty, submitted for publication.
Prospective Study of Children's Femoral Shaft Fracture. Presented at the following:
Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Maryland, May 1991.
Orthopedic Section, American Academy of Pediatrics, New Orleans: Louisiana, October 1991.
Southern Orthopedic Association, Vancouver, British Colmnbia, August 1992.
Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, January 1993.
Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, Toronto, Canada, March 1993.
Dilehunt Memorial Lectures, Shriners Hospital, Portland, Oregon, May 1993
Orthopedia Trauma Assocation, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 1993
Equity and Efficiency in Health Care Reform. Presented at the following:
Schneider Memorial Lecture, Southern Oregon State University, May 1993.
Update and Review of Bone Pathology. Presented at the following:
Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, January 1994.
The Perot Movement in Oregon. Presented at the following:
Oregon League of Women Voters, Tualatin, Oregon, January 1994
Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. February 1994.
Challenging Problems in the Surgical Management of Tibial Shaft Fractures. Presented at the following:
Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, June 1994.
Controversies in the Treatment of DevelopmentaI Dysplasia of the Hip. Presented at the following:
Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children Grand Rounds, Portland, Oregon, December 1994.
Treatment of Patellofemoral Instabilitv in Childhood by Creation of a Femoral Sulcus. Presented at the following:
AAOS Traveling Fellows Symposium, Portland, Oregon, September 1995.
Western Orthopedic Association, Sante Fe, New Mexico, October 1995.
Treatment of Proximal Third Tibia Fractures with Intramedullarv Rodding - A New Technique. Presented at the following:
Orthopedic Grand Rounds, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, January 1995
Beaver Day Scientific Program, Portland, Oregon, June 1996.
The Effects of Anti lnterleukin-8 on Post Tourniquet Ischemic Swelling. Presented at the following:
National Orthopedic Fellows Foundation, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 1996
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, San Diego, California, December 1996.
The Argument for Proximal One-Third Coated Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. Presented at the following:
Clinical Management of the Arthritic Hip and Knee, Rancho Mirage, California, November 1996.
Press-Fit Condylar Modular Total Knee Svstem: 8 to 10 year Results. Presented at the following:
Oregon Orthopedic Association, Salishan Resort, Oregon, November 1997.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana March 1998
The Bricklayer - Roseburg High School Commencement, June 1998.
Survival Analysis Exeter Polished Femoral Implant - $100,000; November 1998.
National Orthopedic Fellows Foundation:
The Effects of Anti Interleukin-8on0 Post Tourniquet Ischemic Swelling - $5,000.00; November 1996
Oregon Medical Association
American Medical Association
Oregon Academy of Orthopedics
American Association of Rhodes Scholars
Oxford Society of North America
Board of Trustees, Oregon Medical Association, 1993-1994
Board of Directors, Oregon Orthopedic Association, 1998
St. Charles Medical Center Trauma Advisory Committee, 1998
St. Charles Medical Center Surgical Services Committee, 1998
Central Oregon Independent Practice Association Utilization Management Committee, 1998
Member, Osteonics Corporation Hip Stem Design Team, 1998
President, Central Oregon Medical Society, 1999
Director, Mid-Oregon Osteoporosis Network, 1999