Lakewood Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Terry K. Gemas, M.D. Curriculum Vitae


The University of Miami Sports Medicine Fellowship
Coral Gables, FL
2000-2001, Sports Medicine Fellow

Case Western Reserve University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH
1999-2000, Chief Orthopaedic Resident

Saint Luke?s Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
1996-1999, Orthopaedic Resident
1995-1996, General Surgery Intern

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Columbia, SC
1991-1995, Medical Student

The University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV 1987-1991, Athletic Training Major (, 1990) & Pre-Medical Student

Clemson University
Clemson, SC
1985-1987, Pre-Physical Therapy Student

Plymouth Comprehensive High School
Plymouth, WI
1981-1985, Student

Certifications/Boards Passed

  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam, Parts I-III
  • National Athletic Training Certification, July, 1990 (Title: A.T.,C.)

Professional Memberships

  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association

Occupational Experience

  • Emergency Room Physician, Part-Time, 1997-2000
  • Assistant Professorship, Case Western Reserve Medical School, Cleveland, OH, 1996
  • Certified Athletic Trainer, Tom Brooks? Sports therapy Clinic, Las Vegas, NV, 1991
  • Student Athletic Trainer, UNLV Varsity Athletic Teams, 1987-90

Research Activities

  • Radiographic Measurements of the ACL-Deficient Knee
  • Osteochondral Defects of the Knee
  • Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Anthropometric Measurements of the Femoral Notch & Tibial Spines
  • Assessment & Management of Closed Tibial Shaft Fractures
  • The Mid-Vastus Approach To Total Knee Arthroplasty


  • Radiographic Measurements of the ACL-Deficient Knee, ISAKOS, 2003
  • SLAP Lesions of the Shoulder, Miami Sports Medicine Meeting, 2001
  • Anthropometric Measurements of the Femoral Notch & Tibial Spines, Case Western Research Day, Cleveland, OH, 2000
  • Radiographic Assessment & Management of Closed Tibial Shaft
  • Fractures, Duncan Day Lectures, Cleveland, OH, 1998
  • Prospective Look At the Mid-Vastus Approach To Total Knee Arthroplasty, Duncan Day Lectures, Cleveland, OH, 1997
  • Numerous presentations given at St. Luke's, Case Western, The University of Miami, and Dallas area groups, 1996 - present.
  • ISAKOS, Auckland, New Zealand, 2003

Notable Achievements & Activities

  • Head Team Physician, The Dallas Fury professional women?s basketball team, Present time
  • Fellow, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers professional football team & The University of Miami varsity athletic teams, 2000-2001
  • General Surgery ?Intern of the Year,? St Luke's Medical Center, 1995-96
  • Student Athletic Trainer, 1990 National Collegiate Basketball Champions, UNLV
  • Linebacker, 1986 Atlantic Coast Conference & Gator Bowl Football Champions, Clemson University