Birthplace: Danville, PA (Montour county)
Hometown: State College, PA (Centre county)


Develop a general orthopedic surgery practice with sub-specialization in orthopedic sports medicine plus foot and ankle (reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery)

Pursue academic endeavors including teaching and research opportunities

Provide team physician services to local and national amateur and professional teams


Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, The Healthcare Excellence Certificate (Awarded 6/11)
Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, The Developing Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence Certificate, (Awarded 6/10)
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon 7/13/2007: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) Part I Written Exam (Pass) and Part II Oral Exam (Pass)
ABOS Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine (11/4/10-12/31/2027)
Fellowship Training in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, AL with Dr. John Gould and Dr. John Kirchner (8/04-4/05)
Fellowship Training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine (including Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery) at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia with Dr. Glenn Terry (8/02-7/03); Research fellowship (8/03-7/04)

  • Recipient of Hughston Sports Medicine Research Foundation’s Fellow’s Day Research Award (6/03)

Post-graduate training in the Ohio State University Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program in Columbus, Ohio with Chairman Dr. Christopher Kaeding (7/97-6/02)
M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (8/93-5/97); USMLE Step 1, 2, 3: Pass
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, University Scholars Program (6/89-5/93)

  • Major: Premedicine with Honors in Physics
  • Honors: Phi Eta Sigma, Eberly College of Science Academic Honors, Mistress of Ceremonies for 1992 President’s Convocation, Brickwidde Award for outstanding honors thesis in Physics


Izumi K, Takagi M, Parikh AS, Hahn A, Miskovsky SN, Nishimura G, Torii C, Kosaki K, Hasegawa T, Neilson DE.  “Late Manifestations of Tricho-Rhino-Pharangeal Syndrome in a patient: Expanded skeletal phenotype in adulthood.  Am J Med Genet A Vol152A(8): 2115-9, 2010.

Shana Miskovsky, MD.  Hallux Rigidus: Clinical Presentation and Management of the Stiff Great Toe. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Web site: Orthopedic Knowledge Online 2009;7(5): Accessed May 21, 2009.

Shana Miskovsky MD, Patrick Getty MD, Scott Simpson PhD, “Bringing Musculoskeletal Anatomy to “Life:”  A Case-based Approach.”  Poster presentation at Harvard-Macy Institute’s Program for Educators in the Health Professions (5/06).

Glenn Terry, MD, Shana Miskovsky, MD and R. Lance Kelly, PT.  “The Role of Thermal Treatment in Shoulder Instability Surgery.”  Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review Vol 13(4): 225-231, 2005.

Shana Miskovsky, MD, John S. Gould, MD, Jeffrey Dugas, MD, E Lyle Cain, MD, Carlos Ramirez, MD and Rachel Fowler, MSRD.  “Surgical Outcomes of Mosaicplasty in the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus.”  Paper presented at the University of South Alabama Department of Orthopedics 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Foot Club (5/05).

Glenn Terry, MD and Shana Miskovsky, MD (presenter).  “Anterior-Superior Shoulder Instability: Diagnosis and Characterization.”  Paper presented at 2004 Hughston Society Meeting (6/04).

Glenn Terry, MD, Shana Miskovsky, MD, Ron Courson, MD, Richard Ellis, MD and John Henderson, DO.  “Medical site preparation for an Olympic Venue.”  Article submitted to Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research for publication as part of an Olympic Sports Medicine Symposium (9/03).

Glenn Terry, MD and Shana Miskovsky, MD (presenter).  “Surgical Repair of Anterior-Superior Shoulder Instability:  A Comparison of Four Treatment Methods.”  Paper presented at the 2003 Hughston Society meeting (6/03).

Shana Miskovsky, MD, Christopher Kaeding, MD, and Lawrence Weis, MD.  “Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Ganglion Cysts: Excision, Recurrence and Arthrodesis.”  American Journal of Sports Medicine Vol 32(4):1022-8, 2004.  Paper presented at the 2001 Mallory-Coleman Annual Research Day (6/01) and at the 2002 Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting (4/02).

Shana Miskovsky, MD, Anne Sullivan, MD, and Peter Edwards, MD, “MRI Lateral Meniscal Blind Spot in Acutely ACL-injured Knees.”  Paper presented at the 2002 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 69th Annual Meeting (2/02) and the 2002 AOSSM annual meeting (6/02).

Shana N. Miskovsky, N.M. Miskovsky and P.H. Cutler, “Calculated I-V characteristics of a gold liquid metal ion source for a prototype emitter modeled as a cone-sphere.” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, Vol.B 12(2): 737-744, Mar/Apr 1994.  Portion of University Scholars Program Undergraduate thesis.  Poster presented at the Sixth International Vacuum Microelectronics Conference (6/93).

Author of Book Chapters for Orthopedics: Diagnosis and Treatment Essentials for Primary Care Physicians (publication in process 2012)

Shana Miskovsky MD, Andrew Steckler BS, “Ankle Sprains”
Shana Miskovsky MD, Kathryn Muir BA, “The Diabetic Foot”
Shana Miskovsky MD, Kathryn Muir BA, “Flatfoot (Pes Planus)”
Shana Miskovsky MD, John Richards BS, “Metatarsalgia”
Shana Miskovsky MD, Andrew Steckler BS, “Plantar Fasciitis”
Shana Miskovsky MD, “Shoulder Instability”


Mentor for Operating Room Observation Experiences for undergraduate students enrolled in the student athletic training program or those interested in medicine as a career (2006-present)

Coordinator for quarterly “Sports Medicine Forum” educational sessions with athletes, coaches and athletic trainers (2006-present)


Developer and Co-leader of “Surgical Anatomy 515: Musculoskeletal” advanced anatomy course for 4th year medical students, Orthopedic interns and for Masters in Applied Anatomy students (2006-present)
Co-leader of Curriculum Design Committee for Basic Science Block 6 (Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Musculoskeletal system) (2005-2011)
Musculoskeletal Section Director, Block 6 Basic Science Curriculum (2007-2011)
Faculty member Block 7 Basic Science Curriculum, Co-Developer of Musculoskeletal Anatomy course for 2nd year medical students (2007-present)
Recipient of 2008 Scholarship in Teaching Award for Basic Science Block VI: Cognition, Sensation and Movement, WR2 curriculum
Macy Fellow, representing CWRU in the Harvard-Macy Institute’s “Program for Educators in the Health Professions” (1/06, 5/06)
CWRU Medical Student Thesis Advisor for Jane Park’s project, “Biomechanical Effects of Prophylactic Knee Bracing on the Lower Extremity” (2007-8)
CWRU Medical Student Thesis Advisor for Kat Muir’s project, “Influence of Osteoarthritis Treatment Modalities on Biochemical Markers and dGEMRIC MRI Findings in a Rat Osteoarthritis Model.” (2009-2011)
CWRU Medical Student Thesis Advisor for Laura Shaw’s project, “Prevalence of Anterior Ankle Impingement in a Population and Relevant Anthropometric Characteristics” (2011-present)
CWRU Medical Student Thesis Advisor for Nicholas Kuchner’s project, “Patterns of Injury in Low-energy
LisFranc Injuries: A clinical and biomechanical analysis” (2011-present)
CWRU Medical Student Thesis Advisor for Lee Salasa’s project, “Comparison of Suture Configuration with
Mode of Failure after Arthroscopic Stabilization of  Anterior-inferior Shoulder Instability in a Cadaveric Model” (2011-present)
Faculty member for Physical Diagnosis Course for 1st Year CWRU Medical Students (2006-7)
Invited Panel Member for Case AMWA for discussion on Women in Medicine and Career Choices (10/07, 10/11)
Community Patient Care Preceptor for 1st and 2nd year CWRU medical students (2006-present)


Attending Faculty for the Foot & Ankle and Sports Medicine Services for Case Western Reserve Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program (2005-present)
Attending Faculty for the University Hospitals/Rainbow Babies and Children’s Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program (2007-present)
Clinical Preceptor for Residents in the Family Medicine Residency Program on their musculoskeletal rotation (2006-present)
Member of Orthopedic Resident Selection Committee and Interviewer (2005-present)
Faculty advisor for the Case Orthopedic Journal (2005-present)


Selected member of the United States Medical Licensing  Examination (USMLE) Step 2 Surgery Test Material Development Committee (TMDC) for the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) (2008-2012)

Arthritis Foundation Medical and Scientific Committee, Northeastern Ohio (2011-present)


Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2005-present)

American Journal of Sports Medicine (2006-present)

Orthopedic Knowledge Online (2009-present)


Head Team Physician:
Case Western Reserve University “Spartans” Division III (7/07-present)
Lake Erie College “Storm” Division II (7/08-present)

Team USA Medical Staff Member:
2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, BC (2/10-3/10)
2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China (8/11)
2011 US Figure Skating Junior Grand Prix in Gdansk, Poland (10/11)
2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Chuncheon, South Korea (2/12)

Orthopedic Consultant:
Assistant Team Physician, Cleveland “Gladiators” Arena Football Professional Team (AFL) (2008-2011)
Medical, US Figure Skating 2004 State Farm National Figure Skating Championships (1/04)

Selected Physician for the United States Olympic Committee’s Volunteer Physician Program:
Marquette Olympic Training Center Medical Coverage (6/07-7/07)
Development and Selection Camp for USA Women’s Hockey Team  at Lake Placid Olympic Training Center (6/08-7/08)

Medical Director:
2007 and 2010 US Junior Figure Skating Championships in Cleveland, OH (11/06, 12/09)
2010 and 2011 US Open Wrestling Championships and Junior National Championships (4/10, 4/11)
2011and 2012 US Figure Skating National Program Components Camp (4/11, 4/12)
2012 US Figure Skating National Theater On-Ice Competition (6/12)
2012 US Figure Skating Midwestern Sectional Championships (11/12)
2011 US Figure Skating Synchronized Skating Camp (7/11)
2011 Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships (9/11)
2005 American Cup/ Ohio Invitational Short Track Speed Skating Championships (11/05)

Team Physician:
Georgia Athletic Coaches Association’s North-South Classic All-Star High School Football Classic game (12/03)


Russell Valley “Warriors” High School Football Team (2002)
Ashville High School “Bulldogs” Football Team (2004)

Assistant Team Physician:
Case Western Reserve University “Spartans” Division III Athletes (2005-2007)
Fort Valley State University “Wildcats” Division II Football Team and Scholarship Athletes (2002-2004)
Columbus, GA “Cottonmouths” Professional Hockey Team (affiliated with the NJ Devils) (2002-2004)
Columbus, GA “Catfish” Professional Baseball Team (affiliated with LA Dodgers) (2004)
Columbus, GA “Riverdragons” Professional Basketball Team (NBA developmental league) (2003-2004)
Columbus, GA “Wardogs” Arena Football Professional Team (AFL2) (2004)

Medical team member:

2008 Division I MAC conference Basketball Championships in Cleveland, OH (3/08)
2007 US National Short Track Speed Skating Nationals in Cleveland, OH (2/07)
Cincinnati Ballet performances of the “Nutcracker” (12/05)
“Tour de Georgia” Professional Cycling Race with Lance Armstrong (4/03, 4/04)
Army Rugby Tournament Classic (8/03, 5/04)
Poplar Place Horse Trainer: cross country and show jumping events (3/03), physician volunteer (10/02)
Hughston Sports Medicine Fitness Series: Triathlon at Calloway Gardens (8/02, 8/03)
NCAA Division II South Atlantic Men’s Basketball Championships at Columbus State University campus (3/02)
PGA Tour’s “Buick Challenge” at Calloway Gardens (10/02)
Georgia High School Association’s State High School Football Semi-finals held in the Georgia dome (12/02)


The Institute of Athletic Health Care and Research, Inc. providing free physicals for high schools (8/03,10/03)
Pre-participation physical examinations for local Cleveland high schools (7/05-present); Georgia Southwestern
University (8/02), Fort Valley State University (8/02, 4/03, 8/03) and the Ohio State University Football Classic game (6/02)
Organizer for the First Aid Station at the World Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate) Association’s World Championship Competition (8/00, 7/02)
Riverside Sports Medicine coverage of the Ohio International Rugby Tournament (1999-2001), Upper Arlington High School, training room (2000-2001) and the Ohio State University Athletics Training Room (1998)


Visiting Professor for Grand Rounds for University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, “Tales of a Traveling Sports Doc” (3/12)
Invited speaker for US Figure Skating Educational Session for Parents during Program Components Camp and Synchronized Skating Camp, “Figure Skating: Maximize Performance, Decrease Injuries!” (4/11, 7/11, 4/12)
Invited panel member for “Not Just a ‘Ding’: Sports Concussion Management in Ohio Course” (4/12)
Invited speaker for University Hospitals Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine’s Seminar for Coaches, “The Female Athlete” (5/09)
Invited speaker for 17th Annual Cleveland Review of Rheumatic Diseases Conference, “Orthopedic Management of Tendonitis and Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle” (4/07)
Grand Rounds Lecturer for the Department of Medicine- Division of Rheumatology, “Common Sports Injuries: A Primer” (4/08)
Grand Rounds Lecturer for University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Medical Center Department of Orthopedics:

  • “Injuries to the foot and ankle in sports”(6/05, 11/11), “Ankle Arthritis: Treatment Alternatives” (11/05),
  • “The Diabetic Foot and Charcot Arthropathy” (1/06, 8/09), “Neurological Disorders of the Foot and Ankle with Pathologic Gait (6/06, 8/09)

Featured Speaker for “Orthopedic Update for Primary Care Physicians” Course sponsored by University Hospitals on topics of “Shoulder Pain” and “Foot Pain: Evaluation and Management” (11/05), “Therapeutic Injections: Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot” (11/06)
Grand Rounds Speaker for Southwest General Hospital, “Common foot and ankle disorders encountered in practice.” (8/05, 3/09)
Invited Speaker for Case Western Reserve University’s Sports Medicine Forum Series: “Sports Nutrition” (9/07), “Baseball Conditioning: Who, What, When, Where and Why?” (10/06), “Iontophoresis” (4/06)
Course Faculty and Featured Speaker for the University of South Alabama Department of Orthopedic Surgery’s
16th Annual Meeting Southeastern Foot Club, “Surgical Outcomes of Mosaicplasty in the Treatment of
Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus” (5/05)
Featured Speaker for the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) Foot and Ankle Conference, “Hallux Rigidus” (11/04)
Featured Speaker for ASMI Sports Medicine Conference, “Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus (OLT)” (11/04)
Lecturer, dissector for Foot and Ankle Anatomy for ASMI Primary Care-Sports Medicine fellows (9/04)
Featured Presenter for Hughston Society Meeting “Anterior-superior shoulder instability: Use of the Comprehensive Shoulder Instability Testing Sequence (CSITS)” (6/04)
Presenter for Hughston Sports Medicine Research Foundation Fellow’s Research Day “Characterization of anterior-superior instability of the shoulder: the SLLAC lesion” (6/03)
Presenter for Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital’s 1st Annual Baseball Injury Prevention Seminar, “Upper extremity injuries in throwing athletes” (11/02)
Guest Speaker for the Riverside Methodist Hospital In-Service for nursing education, “Compartment Syndrome: Evaluation and Management” (9/01)
Featured Speaker for the World Tang Soo Do Association Central Ohio Clinic, “Common Sports Injuries: Focus on the Martial Arts” (1/00, 2/01)
Featured Speaker for the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses’ Conference, “Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: Diagnosis and Management” (2/00)
Featured Grand Rounds Speaker for the Ohio State University Department of Orthopedic Surgery, “ACL injuries in Skeletally Immature Athletes” (4/99)
Guest Speaker for the Riverside Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery’s Trauma Conference, “Pelvic Ring Injuries” (10/99)


“Olympic Medicine” special during Torino Olympics on Channel 3 highlighting the Orthopedic Surgery Department at University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Medical Center-Interview covering overuse injuries in figure skating, the role of the figure skating boot in creation of these injuries and issues in skating boot redesign (2/06)

Special Invited Guest on Cleveland’s WKYC-TV3 Channel 3 “Good Company” Morning Show discussing the cause, presentation and treatment of tendonitis in athletes of all ages (2/08)

University Hospitals of Cleveland, Sports Medicine website U-tube interview on “Sports Nutrition and Supplements” (6/09)


Organizer and Instructor of Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Imaging Course for OSU medical students (9/00, 8/01)
University of Pittsburgh American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Chapter Vice President (1994-1995)AMSA National Liaison to the National Council on Aging (1995-6)
AMSA Homeless outreach education program lecturer and clinic volunteer (1993-1995)
Steering Committee member for first University of Pittsburgh Dance Marathon for The Family House Charity for transplant patients (1994-1995)
Faculty and Students Together (FAST) student advisor (1994-1995)
Student Interviewer for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1993-1995)
Volunteer for the Pennsylvania Special Olympics State Games (1991-1992)
Organizer/Instructor of self-defense seminars for the Center for Women Students, Residence Halls, Girl Scouts, Sororities and the Second Mile (1989-1993)


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2/02,3/04,2/05,2/07,3/08,2/09)
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting (7/04, 7/05, 7/06, 7/10)
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (6/02, 6/06, 7/08, 7/09, 7/10, 7/11)
American College of Sports Medicine’s Team Physician Course: Part I (2/04), Part II (2/05)
Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting (5/12)
Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Fall Meeting (11/04, 12/05)
International Society of Biomechanics 7th Symposium Footwear Biomechanics (7/05)
University of South Alabama Department of Orthopedics 16th Annual Meeting Southeastern Orthopedic Foot Club (5/05)
The American Sports Medicine Institute 23rd Annual Injuries in Baseball Course (1/05)
2004 Masters in Orthopedic Coding (sponsored by AAOS) (2/04)
SBOT 34o Congresso Brasileiro De Orthopedia E Traumatologia Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil (10/02)
Miller’s Colorado Orthopedic Review Course (5/02)
AO ASIF Principles of Fracture Management Course (6/99)
Annual Mid-America Orthopedic Association Meeting (4/02)
18th Annual Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (12/01)
Dallas Short Course: Orthotics and Prosthetics (10/99)


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Hughston Society
American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association


Counselor/Student Teacher for Russian and German Foreign Language Camp for high school students (1989)
Teaching Assistant for Biochemistry 241 (Introductory Biochemistry) at the Pennsylvania State University (1991)


United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) triple gold medalist in freestyle, figures and ice dance; bronze medalist in pairs skating
Figure Skating Coach of competitive and recreational skaters (1989-1995)
Assistant Director of summer Penn State Figure Skating Sports Camp (1992-1995) and featured lecturer on nutrition in sports and off-ice training/conditioning techniques (1992-1995)
Assistant Director (1991-1993), Choreographer and Featured soloist (1990-1994) in annual Penn State University ice show, “Ice Rhythms”


Fourth degree certified black belt Full Instructor of Isshinryu (Okinawan) Karate
World Tang Soo Do Association (Korean Karate) certified Black Belt Instructor
Lifetime member and exhibitor for the Art Alliance of Central PA
Featured demonstrator of the art of Ukranian Easter Egg decorating (Pysanky) at the annual Penn State Slavic Festival (1985-1997)

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Faculty, Division of Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Head, Division of Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
11100 Euclid Avenue, HH5043, Cleveland, OH 44106