Specialty

Orthopedic Surgeon

Hugh Selznick, MD

Hometown
New York, NY

Office Location
Blackfoot, Pocatello

Professional Background

Dr. Selznick is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon with advanced fellowship training in Orthopedic Trauma. He works part time in Las Vegas as the Medical Director of Orthopedic Trauma Services at one of two designated trauma centers. He also sees and treats patients in Idaho for pain in the knees, hips, and other joints.

Education

Undergraduate

Bachelors of Arts, Biological Sciences; Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences, Ithaca, NY

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine; Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery; Hospital for Joint Diseases, Denver, CO

Fellowship, Orthopedic Traumatology; Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Area of Specialty

Arthritis and total joint replacement.

Personal

What got me interested in pursuing a career in healthcare

Dr. Selznickā€™s father was an Orthopedic Surgeon; therefore, Dr. Selznick was exposed to the practice at a young age. When attending medical school, Dr. Selznick naturally paid more attention to orthopedics and grew to love and respect it. He finds it very gratifying as he is able to help his patients improve their conditions almost instantly.

core beliefs about practicing medicine

Dr. Selznick believes in cultivating sincere and genuine relationships with all his patients. He also feels that it is important to spend extra time, if needed, talking to his patients about their difficulties and the best treatment options for their individual case.

my interests/hobbies

Biking.