Dr. Robert Keller reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit
organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr.
Keller is an orthopaedic surgeon and former Executive Director of the Maine
Medical Assessment Foundation, a health services research organization that was
located in Augusta, Maine. The Foundation conducted research and clinical
projects dealing with depression, diabetes, cesarean section, heart disease,
pediatric medical conditions, and low back pain, among others. He served as
principal investigator for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality study
on low back problems and is a coauthor of the Clinical Practice Guideline,
Acute Low Back Problems in Adults, published in 1994.
MD: Cornell University Medical School,
New York, NY, 1961
Residency: Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Mary Hitchcock Hospital,
Lebanon, NH, 1961–1963
Combined Orthopaedic Residency: Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA, 1965–1969
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Adjunct Professor of Family and Community Medicine and
Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 1991–2001
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA:
Instructor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard
Medical School, Boston, MA, 1969–1973
Dr. Keller reported no financial conflicts.
January 27, 2010
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