Professor and Chair
L. Thomas Hood, M.D.,
Professor of Orthopaedic
Surgery and Rehabilitation
Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
985640 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5640
Dr. Garvin is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1982
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1982-1983
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1983-1987
Hospital for Special Surgery, Hip Fellowship/Junior Attending, New York, NY, 1987-1988
Dr. Garvin is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with special interests in hip and knee reconstruction, and the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal infections. He has maintained an active clinical practice, performing over 400 primary hip and knee arthroplasties, and periacetabular or femoral osteotomies per year. He has extensive experience performing all hip approaches (anterior, anterolateral, transtrochanteric and posterior).
Dr. Garvin has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and numerous textbook chapters. He has been an active researcher with grant funding.