Michael E. Cucka, M.D.


1988 – 6/93 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE MEDICAL CENTER Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, completion in 6/93. Internship: Rotating Surgical, 6/89. Training Hospitals: University of CA-Irvine Medical Center, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kerlan & Jobe Orthopedic Clinic/Centinela Hospital, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Honors: Chief Resident during PGY V year, 1992-93.


1984-1988 RUSH MEDICAL COLLEGE Degree: Doctor of Medicine, 6/88 Honors: Member of Alpha Omega Alpha, elected in Junior year; selected for Surgical Clerkship at Guy’s Hospital, London, UK.
1980-1984 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Degree: Bachelor of Arts, 6/84 Major: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Minor: Music Performance and Music Theory Honors: Alpha Lambda Delta Scholastic Honorary


Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified (ABOS), 7/95 – Current State of Connecticut, 5/93 – Current Licensure Endorsement Certification-National Board of Federal DEA certificate, 1/90 – Current


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow 2/97 – Current CT State Medical Society, 1993 – Current Hartford County Medical Association, 1993 – Current


“Quantitative Assessment of the Anterior Drawer sign with Respect to the Lateral Ligamentous Injury of the Ankle” Michael E. Cucka and Christopher Jordan. Presented at Research Day, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center (Downey,CA), 12/91; Senior Paper Day, University of CA-Irvine Medical Center, 6/92.



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