Craig Forsthoefel
Craig Forsthoefel

Craig Forsthoefel, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Mok J, Forsthoefel C, Diaz RL, Lin Y, Amirouche F.  Biomechanical comparison of unilateral and bilateral pedicle screw fixation after multilevel lumbar lateral interbody fusion.  Global Spine J.  (accepted 2022, in press).  doi: 10.1177/21925682221149392
  • Boroda N, Pradhan S, Forsthoefel C, Mardjetko S, Bou Monsef J, Amirouche F.  Motion capture evaluation of    sagittal spino-pelvic biomechanics after lumbar spinal fusion. Spine Deform.  2022; 10(3): 473-8. doi: 10.1007/s43390-021-00448-7
  • Siemionow K, Forsthoefel C, Foy M, Gawel D, Luciano C. Autonomous lumbar spine pedicle screw planning using machine learning: A validation study.  J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2021; 12(3): 223-7. doi: 10.4103/jcvjs.jcvjs_94_21
  • Siegel MA, Patteta MJ, Fuentes AM, Haleem AS, Forsthoefel CW, Sood A, Gonzalez MH.  Long-term postoperative total knee arthroplasty flexion scores in relation to body mass index. J Knee Surg.  2020; ahead of print. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1718601
  • Siemionow K, Luciano C, Forsthoefel C, Aydogmus. Autonomous image segmentation and identification of anatomical landmarks from lumbar spine intraoperative computed tomography scans using machine learning: A validation study.  J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2020; 11(2): 99-103.  doi:10.4103/jcvjs_37_20
  • Sweet F, Forsthoefel C, Sweet A, Dahlberg, R.  Local versus Systemic Antibiotics for Surgical Infection Prophylaxis in a Rat Model.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018; 100:e120(1-5). doi:10.2106/JBJS.18.00105
  • Forsthoefel C, Brown N, Barba M.  Comparison of metal ion levels in patients with hip resurfacing versus total hip arthroplasty.  J Orthop.  2017; 14(4): 561-4.  doi:10.1016/j.jor.2017.07.019
  • Skariah G, Seimetz J, Norsworthy M, Lannon M, Kenny P, Elrakhawy M, Forsthoefel C, Drnevich J, Kalsotra A, Ceman S.  MOV10 suppresses retroelements and regulates neuronal development and function in the developing brain.  BMC Biol.  2017; 15(1): 54.  doi:10.1186/s12915-017-0387-1
  • Robert D. Ray Basic Science Research Award, 2022
  • Riad Barmada Academic Excellence Award, 2022
  • Best Student Technical Poster Award, Research Day, 2016
  • AOA Honor Society, Junior Inductee, 2015
  • Illinois Patriot Education Fund Scholar, 2015
  • Hispanocare Scholarship Recipient, 2014 – 2015
  • James Scholar, 2014
  • Chemistry Life Sciences Bridge Award, 2012 – 2013
  • Navy Achievement Medal, 2008
  • AOA Co-president, 2016-2017
  • M2 Research Committee Leader, 2014–2015
  • Northern Illinois Flu Drive Group Leader, 2014