Title: Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Company: Medical College of Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Donald Ray Gore, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in orthopedic surgery and higher education.
Utilizing nearly 50 years of professional excellence in medicine, Dr. Gore is a retired clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he started out as an assistant instructor in 1964. Advancing the ranks to clinical instructor, chairman of the education committee, assistant clinical professor, associate clinical professor and full clinical professor until his retirement in 2013, he also practiced orthopedic medicine at numerous other institutions, such as St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan Orthopaedic Associates, the University of California, San Francisco, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. He has additionally been a consultant for the Milwaukee VA Medical Center since 1970.
To prepare for his career, Dr. Gore pursued formal education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1958. Thereafter, he received a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois Chicago in 1960. Completing an internship at Milwaukee County General Hospital from 1960 to 1961, he became a resident in general surgery at the Marquette University Medical College of Wisconsin from 1961 to 1967. The same year, he obtained a Master of Science from Marquette University. Since obtaining his degrees and completing his medical training, he was certified by the American Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Spine Surgery, and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Gore has contributed myriad articles to professional journals, chapters to books, and clinical studies and case reports. Recently an invisted book reviewer for “Anatomical Kinesiology” and “The Joy of X,” he also reviewed 78 reviews in The Spine Journal between 2003 and 2011 and was on the board of editors of the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgical Techniques between 1985 and 1990. Likewise, he was an editor and producer of audiovisual production for “Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair” in 1998.
In an effort to remain abreast of recent developments within the health care industry, Dr. Gore has maintained affiliation with numerous organizations. A lifetime member of the Frederick A. Cook Society, he also remains involved with the North American Spine Society, SICOT, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the Mid-American Orthopaedic Society, the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, and the American Medical Association, among many others. He is also the former president of the Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society and the Milwaukee Orthopaedic Society, as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, he has sat on multiple committees and boards affiliated with the Wisconsin State Medical Society, the Wisconsin Medical Society, and the Wisconsin Arthritis Foundation.
In light of his outstanding contributions to medicine, Dr. Gore has garnered multiple accolades. Honored with the Leading Physicians of the World Award in 2016, he was named one of America’s Top Orthopedists by the Consumers’ Research Council of America in 2013. Earlier in his career, Woodward White, Inc., gave him a Best Doctors in America Award, and the Medical College of Wisconsin presented him with a Distinguished Service Award. Likewise, he was twice given the Teacher of the Year Award by senior orthopaedic residents.
Married to the late Jacqueline Marie Kraabel with four children and 12 grandchildren, Dr. Gore enjoys skiing, fishing, tennis, golf and backpacking in his spare time. He has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the Midwest, and Who’s Who in the World.
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