Profile InformationOverviewAssistant ProfessorPhone number: 352-273-7001 Academic Office Phone Number: 352-273-7435 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPractice Locations: UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute3450 Hull RoadGainesville, FL 32607Maps | Directions Division: Adult Arthroplasty and Joint ReconstructionOverall Satisfaction: 4.6 out of 5 245 Ratings 9 Comments Video Profile: Clinical Interests: Direct anterior hip replacement Surgical treatment of adult hip dysplasia Hip preservation surgery Hip revision surgery Medial pivot total knee arthroplasty Knee revision surgery BackgroundBiography: Dr. Luis Pulido is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery as well as hip preservation surgery. He grew up in Medellin, Colombia and received his medical degree from Universidad CES. He then went on to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. P.A. Dr. Pulido completed an orthopaedic surgery residency followed by a fellowship in hip and knee adult reconstruction surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. After completing his joint replacement fellowship, Dr. Pulido did the Hip Society’s M.E. Müller European fellowship in hip reconstruction where he learned surgical techniques in hip preservation and joint replacement from Europe’s best surgeons. Dr. Pulido joins the University of Florida to work in the department of Orthopaedics and the division of joint replacement surgery. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery, complex revision surgery, management of infection and periprosthetic fractures. Dr. Pulido’s clinical interests include the comprehensive management of hip disorders including minimally invasive anterior hip replacement surgery, open hip preservation surgery, periacetabular osteotomy for adult hip displasia. Dr. Pulido is a caring physician who is fluent in both Spanish and English. Education: Universidad CES Medellín, Colombia Medical Doctor01/25/1998 – 12/17/2003 Hospital Gilberto Mejia MejiaRionegro, ColombiaMandatory Medical Rural Social Service3/15/2004 – 10/01/2004 Rothman Institute OrthopaedicsThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphia, PA, USAPost-doc Research Fellowship4/11/2006 – 4/25/2008 Mayo ClinicDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery Rochester, MNInternship and Residency Orthopaedic Surgery07/07/2008 – 07/05/2013 Mayo ClinicDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery Rochester, MNClinical Fellowship in Hip and Knee Adult Reconstruction 07/27/2013 – 08/01/2014 Hip Society European Fellowship in Hip ReconstructionSponsored by the Maurice E. Muller Foundation of North America8/18/2014 – 01/19/2015 Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryBoard certified07/28/2017 Licensure Colombian National Medical License 2005 - Present State of Minnesota Medical License 2010 - 2017 State of Texas Medical License 2015 – Present Florida Medical License 2017 - Present Honors and Awards: Recipient of the Mayo International Health Program – Scholarship Award. Operation walk Mooresville. Hospital Militar Roberto Calderon, Managua, Nicaragua2010 Recipient of the Mayo International Health Program – Scholarship Award. Operation Walk Mooresville. Hospital Militar Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala.2011 Recipient of the European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction Sponsored by the Hip Society and the M.E. Muller Foundation of North America.2013 Recipient of the Knee Society Mark Coventry Award.Pulido L, Abdel MP, Lewallen DG, Stuart MJ, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Hanssen AD, Pagnano MW. At 5 Years Highly-Porous-Metal Tibial Components Were Durable and Reliable: A Randomized Trial of 389 Patients.2013 Recipient of the Coventry Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Award. Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota.2014 Research & PublicationsPublications: Scientific Journal Publications Parvizi J, Smith E, Pulido L, Mamelak J, Morrison WB, Purtill JJ, Rothman RH. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: Is Modern Imaging To Blame? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Oct; 463:107-13. PMID: 17621232 Pulido L, Restrepo C, Parvizi J. Late instability following total hip arthroplasty. Clin Med Res. 2007 Jun; 5(2):139-42. PMID: 17607050 Pulido L, Parvizi J. Femoroacetabular Impingement. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2007 Mar; 11(1):66-72. PMID: 17665352 Ghanem E, Houssock C, Pulido L, Han S, Jaberi SM, Parvizi J. Determining ‘True’ Leukocytosis in Bloody Joint Aspiration. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Feb;23(2):182-7. PMID: 18280410 Parvizi J, Han SB, Tarity D, Pulido L, Weinstein M, Rothman RH. Postoperative Ileus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective Analysis. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Apr;23(3):360-5. PMID: 18358373 Kurd M, Pulido L, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Clostridium Difficile Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Who is at Risk? J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6):839-42. Epub 2008 Apr 8. PMID: 18534454 Parvizi J, Pulido L, Slenker N, Macgibeny M, Rothman RH. Vascular Injury Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: Can they be avoided? J Arthroplasty. 2008 Dec;23(8):1115-21. PMID: 18676115 Pulido L, Ghanem J, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Periprosthetic Joint Infection: The Incidence, Timing and Predisposing Factors. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jul;466(7):1710-5. PMID: 18421542 Pulido L, Parvizi J, Macgibeny M, Sharkey PF, Purtill JJ, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. In Hospital Complications after Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6 Suppl 1):139-45. PMID: 18722311 Aynardi M, Pulido L, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH. Early Mortality Following Modern Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jan; 467(1):213-8. PMID: 18846410 Austin L, Pulido L, Ropiak R, Porat MD, Joshi A, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. Hypoxemia after Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Problem on the Rise. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Oct;23(7):1016-21. PMID: 18809115 Pulido LF, Babis GC, Trousdale RT. Rate and risk factors for blood transfusion in patients undergoing periacetabular osteotomy. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2008 Fall;17(3):185-7. PMID: 18851804 Ghanem E, Antoci V Jr, Pulido L, Joshi A, Hozack W, Parvizi J. The use of receiver operating characteristics analysis in determining erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein levels in diagnosing periprosthetic infection prior to revision total hip arthroplasty. Int J Infect Dis. 2009 Nov;13(6):e444-9. Epub 2009 May 27. PMID: 19473865 Azzam KA, Parvizi J, Jungkind D, Hanssen AD, Fehring T, Springer B, Bozic K, Della Valle C, Pulido L, Barrack. Microbiological, Clinical and Surgical features of Fungal Prosthetic Joint Infections: a Multi-institutional Experience. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Nov;91 Suppl 6:142-9. PMID: 19884422. Pulido L, Grossman S, Smith EB, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty. The Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Apr;39(4):185-9.PMID: 20512171 Pulido L, Rachala SR, Cabanela ME. Cementless Acetabular Revision: Past, Present, and Future. Revision total hip arthroplasty: the acetabular side using cementless implants. Int Orthop. Feb;35(2):289-98. Epub 2011 Jan 14. PMID: 21234562 Parvizi J, Chaudhry S, Rasouli MR, Pulido L, Joshi A, Herman JH, Rothman RH. Who Needs Autologous Blood Donation in Joint Replacement? J Knee Surg. 2011 Mar;24(1):25-3. PMID: 21618935 Bican O, Jacovides C, Pulido L, Saunders C, Parvizi J. Total knee arthroplasty in patients with fibromyalgia. J Knee Surg. 2011 Dec;24(4):265-71. PMID: 22303755 Gandhi K, Viscusi ER, Schwenk ES, Pulido L, Parvizi J. Quantifying Cardiovascular Risks in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Apr; 27(4):514-9. PMID: 21890314 Greenky M, Gandhi K, Pulido L, Restrepo C, Parvizi J. Preoperative anemia in total joint arthroplasty: is it associated with periprosthetic joint infection? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Oct;470(10):2695-701. PMID: 22773393 Lichstein P, Gehrke T, Lombardi A, Romano C, Stockley I, Babis G, Bialecki J, Bucsi L, Cai X, Cao L, de Beaubien B, Erhardt J, Goodman S, Jiranek W, Keogh P, Lewallen D, Manner P, Marczynski W, Mason JB, Mulhall K, Paprosky W, Patel P, Piccaluga F, Polkowski G, Pulido L, Stockley I, Suarez J, Thorey F, Tikhilov R, Velazquez JD, Winkler H. One-Stage vs Two-Stage Exchange. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Feb; 29(2 Suppl):108-11. PMID: 24360339 Lichstein P, Gehrke T, Lombardi A, Romano C, Stockley I, Babis G, Bialecki J, Bucsi L, Cai X, Cao L, de Beaubien B, Erhardt J, Goodman S, Jiranek W, Keogh P, Lewallen D, Manner P, Marczynski W, Mason JB, Mulhall K, Paprosky W, Patel P, Piccaluga F, Polkowski G, Pulido L, Stockley I, Suarez J, Thorey F, Tikhilov R, Velazquez JD, Winkler H. One-Stage vs Two-Stage Exchange. J Orthop Res. 2014 Jan; 32 Suppl 1:S141-6. PMID: 24464888 Abdel MP, Pulido L, Severson EP, Hanssen AD, Stepwise surgical correction of instability in flexion after total knee replacement. Bone Joint J. 2014 Dec; 96-B(12):1644-8. PMID: 25452367 Pulido L, Abdel MP, Lewallen DG, Stuart MJ, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Hanssen AD, Pagnano MW. The Mark Coventry Award: Trabecular Metal Tibial Components Were Durable and Reliable in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan; 473(1):34-42. PMID: 24687433\ Kuhns BD, Frank RM, Pulido L, Open and Arthroscopic Surgical Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement. Front Surg. 2015 Dec 2;2:63. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2015.00063. eCollection 2015. Review. PMID: 26697431 Karim A, Pulido L, Incavo SJ. Does Accelerated Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Following Elective Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Facilitate Early Discharge? Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep/Oct;45(6):E337-E342. Vasileiadis GI, Itoigawa Y, Amanatullah DF, Pulido-Sierra L, Crenshaw JR, Huyber C, Taunton MJ, Kaufman KR. Intraobserver Reliability and Interobserver Agreement in Radiographic Classification of Heterotopic Ossification. Orthopedics. 2017 Jan 1;40(1):e54-e58. PMID: 27684082. Boutris N, Gardner SL, Yetter TR, Delgado DA, Pulido L, Harris JD. MRI prevalence and characteristics of supraacetabular fossae in patients with hip pain. Hip Int. 2018 May. PMID: 29756502 Akonjom M, Battenberg A, Beverland D, Choi JH, Fillingham Y, Gallagher N, Han SB, Jang WY, Jiranek W, Manrique J, Mihov K, Molloy R, Mont MA, Nandi S, Parvizi J, Peel T, Pulido L, Sarungi M, Sodhi N, Alberdi MT, Olivan RT, Wallace D, Weng X, Wynn-Jones H, Yeo SJ. General Assembly, Prevention, Blood Conservation: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Feb;34(2S):S147-S155. PMID: 30348569 Book Chapters Bender B, Pulido L, Parvizi J. Complex Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Chapter 21, pp 173-184. Essentials in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Parvizi J, MD; Klatt B, MD. SLACK Incorporated 2011 Pulido L, Hozack W. Surgical Principles of Total Hip Arthroplasty. Chapter 18, pp 145-149. Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Parvizi J, MD; Klatt B, MD. SLACK Incorporated. SLACK Incorporated 2013 Pulido L, Sierra RJ. Surgical hip dislocation (Femoroacetabular impingement.) Chapter 21.pp 2877. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Second Edition. Sam W. Wiesel MD. Wolter Kluwer 2016 Pulido L, Incavo SJ. Imaging of the Hip and Knee for Primary and Revision Arthroplasty. Chapter 1. Pp 3-14. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 5 Hip and Knee reconstruction. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Incavo SJ, Pulido L. Arthrodesis for the Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty. Chapter 37. Masters Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Knee Arthroplasty. Fourth Edition. Meheux CJ, Pulido L Intracapsular hip fractures. Chapter 10. Synopsis of Hip Surgery. Nho SJ, Harris JD, Levine BR. Thieme. Meheux CJ, Pulido L Extracapsular hip fracture. Chapter 11. Synopsis of Hip Surgery. Nho SJ, Harris JD, Levine BR. Thieme. Pulido L, Meheux CJ. Adult hip dysplasia. Chapter 13. Synopsis of Hip Surgery. Nho SJ, Harris JD, Levine BR. Thieme. Pulido L, Sierra RJ. Surgical hip dislocation (Femoroacetabular impingement.) Chapter 25.Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery. Third Edition. Sam W. Wiesel MD. Wolter Kluwer 2020. In press. Pulido L, Incavo SJ. Imaging of the Hip and Knee for Primary and Revision Arthroplasty. Chapter 1. Orthopedic Knowledge Update 6 Hip and Knee reconstruction. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. In press. Ratings & ReviewsIn order to promote transparency and drive patient engagement, the comments below reflect honest, unedited reviews from actual patients. Rating (245 ratings) 4.604.604.604.604.60 Provider explained things clearly: Provider showed concern: Provider included you in decisions: Likelihood of recommending this provider: Provider discussed treatment options: Comments (9 received) May 9, 2022Good April 17, 2022Very good and helpful. I understand my injury better April 15, 2022Good April 14, 2022Very nice April 14, 2022I have recommended Shans to several friends March 19, 2022Already recommended other people to this place March 17, 2022Again, AWESOME!!! March 5, 2022Very courteous and professional. February 26, 2022 Great! 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