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Michael Wade Shrader, MD

Nemours Children's Health System

Michael Wade Shrader, MD

Division of Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedics


◽ Pediatrics - Orthopedics

Broken Bones; Cerebral Palsy; Gait and Motion Analysis Lab; Kyphosis; Orthopedic Surgery; Orthopedics; Scoliosis; Spina Bifida; Spinal Deformities



Dr. Wade Shrader is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, division chief of the Nemours Cerebral Palsy Center, and is on the board of directors, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. He’s also been an invited lecturer, active researcher, and a reviewer, editor and contributor of medical journals and book chapters.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2005
    ◽ Intern/Residency Combined: Orthopedic Surgery - Mayo Clinic College of Med and Science Program, 2004
    ◽ Medical/Dental School: MD - University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 1999

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Achievement Award, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State College of Engineering 2016
    ◽ Top Docs, Phoenix magazine 2015
    ◽ Nominated, Best Clinical Research Paper, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Annual Meeting 2015
    ◽ Traveling Fellowship, POSNA 2014
    ◽ Leadership Fellowship Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2014
    ◽ Nominated, Arnold Award, Best Paper, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Annual Meeting 2013
    ◽ Nominated, Highlighted Award Poster, AACPDM Annual Meeting 2012
    ◽ Best Poster, Pediatrics, AAOS Annual Meeting 2012
    ◽ Nominated, Award Poster, POSNA Annual Meeting 2011
    ◽ Scoliosis Research Award, T. Boone Pickens Foundation 2005
    ◽ Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award, Mayo Clinic 2004
    ◽ Joseph B. Janes Award, Mayo Clinic 2004
    ◽ John Insall Clinical Research Award, Knee Society 2003
    ◽ Hamlet Peterson Scientific Writing Award, Mayo Clinic 2003
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