Michael C. Holmstrom, MD

Specialty

Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Joint Replacemen

2002 – 2017         IHC Orthopedic Specialty Group – TOSH Murray, UT

EDUCATION

2001 – 2002         Fellowship    Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah Sports Medicine /Primary Children’s Medical Center

–     Sports Medicine – University of Utah Medical Center & LDS Hospital

 – Robert T. Burks, MD, Fellowship Director

–     Pediatric Orthopedics  – Primary Children’s Medical Center & Shriner’s Hospital

 – Peter M. Stevens, MD, Fellowship Director

1997 – 2001         University of Utah School of Medicine  Salt Lake City, UT

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Resident, June 2001

  • Administrative Chief Resident
  • Tenure Review Committee
  • Clinical Computing Committee

1996 – 1997         University of Utah School of Medicine     Salt Lake City, UT

Department of General Surgery

Surgical Internship

1992 – 1996 University of Utah School of Medicine Salt Lake City, UT

Doctor of Medicine, May 1996

  • Barber Scholarship – awarded to a “superior student with an interest in surgery”
  • Senior Honors Surgery Program – one of 6 students accepted
  • Vice-chairman, American Medical Student Association, Utah chapter
  • Yearbook staff
  • Member, American Medical Association & American Medical Student Association
  • Medical School Curriculum Committee

1988 – 1992 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, June 1992

Emphasis: digital signal processing, bioengineering

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Presidential Scholarship – 4 year full academic
  • National Merit Scholarship
  • Engineering Department Scholarship
  • Mortar Board
  • Dean’s List
  • Phi Gamma Phi – National honor society
  • Tau Beta Pi – National engineering honor society
  • Student government: Student Assembly Representative, Operations Committee Chairman, Programs and Activities Board, Student Fee Committee, Mayfest Committee, Student Senate
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity: Quaestor (treasurer), Social Chairman

1985-1986 Brigham Young University Provo, UT

Studies in Computer Science, transferred to University of Utah

  • Spencer W. Kimball Scholarship – 4 year full academic
  • Sterling Scholar in Mathematics – scholarship

MEMBERSHIPS

USOS – Utah State Orthopedic Society

2018-current Past-President Salt Lake City, UT

2011-2018 President

2009-2011 President-Elect

2005-2009 Board Member – In charge of Education

AAOS – American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

ABOS – American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

AAHKS – American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

AANA – Arthroscopy Association of North America

IADMS – International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (Past member)

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

  • Greis PE, Lahav A, Holmstrom MC: Surgical Treatment Options for Patella Tendon Rupture, Part II: Chronic. Orthopedics 2005; 28(8): 765-772.
  • Greis PE, Holmstrom MC, Lahav A: Surgical Treatment Options for Patella Tendon Rupture, Part I: Acute. Orthopedics 2005; 28(7); 672-679.
  • Holmstrom MC, Greis PE, Horwitz DS: Chronic ischial apophysitis in a gymnast treated with trans-apophyseal drilling to affect “apophysiodesis”: A case report. Am J Sports Med 2003; 31(2): 294-296.
  • Greis PE, Bardana DD, Holmstrom MC, Burks RT: Meniscal Injury: I. Basic Science and Evaluation. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2002; 10(3): 168-176.
  • Greis PE, Holmstrom MC, Bardana DD, Burks RT.: Meniscal Injury: II. Management.. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2002; 10(3): 177-187.
  • Holmstrom MC, Logel K, Burks RT, Greis PE, West HS: Distal patellar realignment without proximal medial reconstruction as treatment for patella instability. (unpublished research project)
  • Holmstrom MC: Real-time pitch detection algorithm: Pitch recognition by waveform analysis. Senior thesis, 1992
    • Presented in IEEE Competition
    • 1st place – University of Utah Division
    • 3rd place – Mountain Division

PRESENTATIONS / TEACHING

  • Holmstrom MC: Pediatric Sports Injuries: Prevention and Treatment. At Utah Physical Therapy Association, 38th Annual Fall Conference, Layton, UT, October 2013.
  • Holmstrom MC: Arthritis & Your Knee. At The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) Open House, Murray, UT, June 2011.
  • Holmstrom MC: Knee and Shoulder Pain: Help, It Hurts…AtThe Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) Open House, Murray, UT, April 2010.
  • Holmstrom MC: Partial Knee Replacement: Is It Right For You? AtThe Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) Open House, Murray, UT, May 2007.
  • Holmstrom MC: The Knee: Physical Exam and Common Diagnoses. AtEssentials of Musculoskeletal Care for the Primary Care Provider Conference, Murray, UT, May 2007.
  • Holmstrom MC: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Surgical Set-up and Technique. AtShoulder & Knee Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Workshop, MERLIN Facility, Henderson, NV, May 2007 (also Course Co-Chairman).
  • Holmstrom MC: Arthroscopic Bankart Repair: Surgical Set-up and Technique. AtShoulder & Knee Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Workshop, MERLIN Facility, Henderson, NV, May 2007 (also Course Co-Chairman).
  • Holmstrom MC: Partial Knee Replacement – Is It Right For You? At The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) Open House, Murray, UT, May 2007.
  • Holmstrom MC: Treatment of Meniscal Tears. AtThe Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) Physical Therapy Conference, Murray, UT, February 2007.
  • Holmstrom MC: Shoulder Problems in the Young Athlete. At28th Annual Common Problems in Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2006.
  • Holmstrom MC: Common Pediatric Injuries and Treatment (Including Splinting and Casting Lab). At IHC Clinical Learning Days, Murray, UT, November 2004.
  • Holmstrom MC: Evaluation and treatment options of growth plate injuries. At Annual Sports Medicine Conference for Athletic Trainers, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), Salt Lake City, UT, August 2002.
  • Smith JT, Holmstrom MC, Kehl S: Predicting surgical vs non-surgical treatment as ultimate outcome in patients with idiopathic scoliosis: A new scoring system. At Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA), Salt Lake City, UT, May 2002.
  • Holmstrom MC: Distal Patella Realignment for Patellar Instability. At Sherman Coleman Scientific Lecture Series, Shriners Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2002.
  • Holmstrom MC, Smith JT, Kehl S. Predicting surgical vs non-surgical treatment as ultimate outcome in patients with scoliosis: A new scoring system. At Sherman Coleman Scientific Lecture Series, Shriners Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2001.
  • Holmstrom MC, Burks RT, Greis PE: Dynamic modeling of tibiofemoral contact pressures after posterior cruciate ligament sectioning. At Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2000.
  • Holmstrom MC: Thoracic and Lumbar Fractures in Children. At Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, September 1999.
  • Holmstrom MC. Treatment of meniscal tears. At Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, October 1998.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

2006-2012 There2 Medical, LC Salt Lake City, UT

Founder, Manager

Founded company to design medical products

– Designed triple-loaded fully threaded anchor (AllThread) sold by Biomet Sports Medicine worldwide

1995-1996 Orthographics, Inc Salt Lake City, UT

Consultant

Designed and coded programs used worldwide in orthopedic surgery for computer-assisted preoperative planning and outcomes analysis

  • Assisted in rewrite of existing suite of programs into Windows 95
  • Integrated image processing modules into overall project
  • Programmed all modules using Visual Basic

1995-1996 Utah Technology Finance Corporation (UTFC) Salt Lake City, UT

Consultant

Performed analysis of medical device companies for the state of Utah

  • Developed technical analysis paper of product involving fluorescent immunogenic probes to assay quantitative levels of various biological substances
  • Performed detailed market analysis of product
  • Acted as “expert” to help UTFC determine feasibility of investing development funds

1991-1994 Secret Service / One-800 UT & ID

Musician

Performed professionally in 2 regional bands

  • Performed 1-2 times / week throughout Utah and Idaho
  • Played acoustic & electric guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, and sang
  • Helped record some of our original compositions for a commercial CD
  1. Intermountain, LDS Hospital, Risk Management Department Salt Lake City, UT

Consultant

Designed system used to track all critical indicators and incident reports for LDS Hospital

  • Developed database design parameters in concert with risk managers
  • Created all interfaces for users
  • Translated all prior data from disparate sources into unified database
  • Developed entire system in Advanced Revelation

1988-1992 Intermountain, LDS Hospital, Quality Management Department Salt Lake City

Software engineer / Network manager

Supported all computer requirements for entire department

  • Designed custom query programs on TANDEM mainframe
  • Specified and implemented multiple databases to support various recredentialing tasks
  • Developed and implemented a user-friendly PC-based query application used by case managers to access patient data files on a mainframe computer for custom studies
  • Installed and managed a 50-user Novell network
  • Performed various programming tasks in TAL (Tandem Application Language), PAL (Ptext Application Language), C, dBase, Advanced Revelation, Lotus 1-2-3, and Netware

1990 IBM Corporation Boca Raton, FL

Consultant

Developed production level diagnostic programs for 8mm tape drives

  • Designed programs shipped with the IBM 7207 and 7208 8mm tape drives to perform thorough device check and diagnose faulty drives
  • Conformed to all IBM internal program specifications
  • Finished project in 90 days – accepted by IBM with no errors
  • Wrote all programs using C
  1. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Norway

Missionary

Served two years as a volunteer in Norway

  • Developed fluency in Norwegian (written and spoken)
  • Served as mission secretary for 6 months, responsible for all correspondence and logistics
  • Served as assistant to the president for 5 months
    • One of three leaders for entire country
    • Traveled extensively throughout Norway training other missionaries

1984-1986 Salt Lake County Republican Party Salt Lake City, UT

Software engineer

Designed and maintained 350,000 name database of registered voters

  • Supported initial database inherited in rBase
  • Developed programs to format custom reports given limitations of rBase
  • Rewrote entire suite of database and reporting modules in COBOL

1985 Intermountain Cancer Institute Salt Lake City, UT

Consultant

Designed and implemented database used to track cancer patients

  • Determined trends in outcomes
  • Implemented using dBase

1984 Rowan Hutchingson Consulting Salt Lake City, UT

Consultant

Diagramed flowchart for assembly language program

  • Examined 300+ page assembly language program listing
  • Drew flowcharts detailing program flow / logic breakpoints

1982 JHM Corporation / IBM Corporation Boca Raton, FL

Consultant

Developed module for first IBM PC-based multimedia program

  • Designed module for Writing to Read educational series
  • Incorporated graphics, tone generation, and recorded speech files
  • Completed in 75 days
  • Written in BASIC

1982 IBM Corporation Boca Raton, FL

Consultant

Designed the first IBM PC graphics “paint” program

  • Used internally by IBM to create graphic screens for other programs
  • Obtained coordinate data from a graphics tablet and transformed into screen pixels
  • Implemented the first use of standard building blocks – circles, rectangles, color fill, etc.
  • Completed in 45 days
  • Written in BASIC

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Multiple humanitarian trips to Nepal with Youthlinc, medical lead
  • Poetry published in Shades, the University of Utah’s annual literary publication
  • Fluent Norwegian (written & spoken), moderate Spanish
  • Eagle Scout
  • Hobbies include skiing, mountaineering, biking, reading and writing, composing music, travel, scuba diving