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Timothy H. Izant, MD

Specializing In

Joint Replacement


Practicing Locations

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Dr. Izant performs surgeries at Crouse Hospital and Specialists’ One-Day Surgery

Dr. Izant is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and completed his Orthopedic Fellowship Training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Thomas Jefferson Univeristy and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Dr. Izant is the Chief of Orthopedics at Crouse Hospital and medical director of SOS Plus.  He has also participated in Operation Walk Syracuse, a not-for-profit volunteer medical services organization that provides free surgical treatments for patients in developing countries and in the United States.



Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, 1983


Hospital of University of Pennsylvania,  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1984 - 1988


Pennsylvania Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University, Fellowship: Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery (Robert H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D. and Robert E. Booth, M.D.), 1988 - 1989

General Surgical Training

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Internship - General Surgery, 1983 - 1984

The Clinical Experience

Chief of Orthopedics at Crouse Hospital, 1998 - Present
Specialist One Day Surgery Center, Active Attending
St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center, Active Attending
Medical Director of SOS PLUS


State of New York

Professional Society Memberships

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Medical Association
New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
New York Medical Society
Onondaga County Medical Society

Hospital Affiliation

Crouse Hospital

Professional Activities

Associate Clinical Professor, State University of New York School of Medicine
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Syracuse NY
Consultant, The Institute for Human Perforamce, Department of Orthopedic Sugery, Health Science Center, Syracuse NY
Team Physician, Syracuse University Athletic Department 1989-1995


R01AR42017-14, Mann (PI), 7/1/06-6/30/11
Project Title: Damage evolution in total joint replacements.  Study of how implants and bone are damaged by in vivo loading with long term goal of improving fixation of implant systems. Role in Project: Surgical consultant.

R01 AR042017-15AI, Mann (PI), 9/30/12-8/31/2017
Project title: Maintaining Interface Micro-interlock in Cemented Total Joint Replacements.Role in Project: Surgical consultant.

“The Development and Validation of a Novel Stem Design”.  Great Expectations Symposium. Baltimore, MD. May 2012.

“The Evolution of Acetabular Implant Fixation. The Next Generation: 3-D”.  Great Expectations Symposium. Baltimore, MD. May, 2012.

KA Mann, A Hobbs, MA Miller, T Izant, C Rimnac. Functional micromechanics of en-bloc retrieved tibial components Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2095, 2010.

KA Mann, M Miller, N Verdonschiot, T Izant, A Race En bloc retrieved cemented femoral hip replacements: How fixed is well-fixed? Transactions Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 360, 2010.<>

A Cherukuri, MA Miller, A Race, T Izant, KA Mann. An experimental model to simulate bone resorption in cemented total hip replacements. Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2097, 2010. <>

KA Mann, A Hobbs, MA Miller, T Izant. Interface micro-mechanics and morphology of retrieved knee replacements European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh, UK, 2010

KA Mann, A Cherukuri, M Miller, A Race, T Izant. A wax barrier method to simulate bony resorption in cemented total hip replacements. European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh, UK, 2010

Costa P, Miller MA, Race A, Izant TH, Mann KA. Functional micromechanics of retrieved press fit total hip replacements. Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, XXX, 2011.

Pray C, Goodheart J, Miller MA, Race A, Izant TH, Mann KA. Mechanisms of failure of the cement-bone interface from en-bloc retrieved cemented knee replacements Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, XXX, 2011.

Bahniuk, E., Izant, T. The Effects of the Environment on Some Ski Bindings. Journal of Safety Research 1976:8(1): 30-37.              

Smejkal, R., Izant, T. Pelvic Crush Injuries with Occlusion of the Iliac Artery. Journal of Trauma, 1988: 28(10):1479-1482.                                                                                           
Davidson, R.S., Izant, T. Triplane Fracture: A Case Report of a New Fracture Pattern. Surgery of the Foot and Ankle 1989: 10(3): 170-175.

Simmons, C., Izant, T.  Femoral Neuropathy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Preliminary Report and Literature Review. Journal of Arthroplasty 1989: 18: 46-50.

Izant, T., Rothman, R. Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty, in The Hip, Edited by R.A. Balderston, 1992, Philadelphia, p. 409-427.

Heppenstall, R.B., Sepega, A., Izant, T., et al. Compartment Syndrome: Quantitative Study of High Energy Phosphate Compounds Using 31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Journal of Trauma 1989: 29(8): 1113-1119.

Cherukuri, A. R., Miller, M. A., Race, A., Izant, T. H., Mann, K. A. A wax barrier to simulate bone resorption for pre-clinical laboratory models of cemented total hip replacements. J Biomech. 2010 Oct 19;43(14):2855-7.

Mann, K., Miller, M., Verdonschot, N, Izant, T., Race, A. (2010) En Bloc Retrieved Cemented Femoral Hip Replacements: How Fixed is Well Fixed?  Trans. ORS v35, 0360.

Race, A., Miller M.A., Izant, T.H., Mann, K.A. Direct evidence of “damage accumulation” in cement mantles surrounding femoral hip stems retrieved at autopsy: cement damage correlates with duration of use and BMI. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 2;44(13):2345-50. Epub 2011 Jul 28.

Mann, K.A., Miller, M.A. Costa, P.A. Race, A., Izant, T.H. Interface Micromotion of Uncemented Femoral Components from Postmortem Retrieved Total Hip Replacements. J Arthroplasty 2012: 27 (2): 238-245.

Mann, K., Hobbs, A., Miller, M., Izant, T., Rimnac, C. (2010) Functional Micromechanics of En-bloc Retrieved Tibial Components. Trans. ORS v35, 2095.

Mann, K., Miller, M., Verdonschot, N., Izant, T., Race, A.  Functional Interface Micromechanics of Eleven En Bloc Retrieved Cemented Femoral Hip Replacements: How Fixed is Well Fixed?  Acta Orthopaedica  2010 Jun;81(3): 308-317.

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