Achondroplasia, Clubfeet, Hip Dysplasia, Kyphosis, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics , Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Spinal Deformity, Pediatric Trauma, Scoliosis, Skeletal Dysplasias, Spondylolisthesis, Spondyloysis
Pediatric spinal deformities; Hip dysplasia; Pediatric spinal deformities; Pediatric trauma; Achondroplasia; Scoliosis; Skeletal dysplasias
Dr. Michael Ain is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include achondroplasia, clubfeet, orthopaedic surgery, pediatric orthopaedics and skeletal dysplasias. Dr. Ain is the director of the Residency Training Program in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Ain and his colleagues have developed groundbreaking surgical techniques for patients with spinal deformities and skeletal dysplasia, including the design of prostheses and instruments for people less than four feet tall and the use of pedicle screws instead of hooks and wires for scoliosis surgery.
Dr. Ain received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Brown University. He earned his M.D. from Albany Medical College of Union University. He completed his residency at Albany Medical College and performed a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Ain''s research interests include skeletal dysplasias, scoliosis, achondroplasia, pediatric trauma, pediatric spinal deformities, hip dysplasia and pediatric spinal deformities.