Michael Ehrlich, MD, specializes in pediatric orthopedics and has won numerous awards for his research in this and other fields, including the Huene Award for his contributions to pediatric orthopedics and the Kappa Delta Award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
For nearly two decades, Ehrlich's work with handicapped children has received national recognition. By transferring muscles and tendons, Ehrlich has helped many children walk for the first time. He is also nationally known for his clubfoot surgery and his ability to handle difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems. Ehrlich was one of the pioneers of the New England Ilizarov-leg lengthening surgery.
Ehrlich is the Vincent Zecchino Professor and chair of the department of orthopedics and rehabilitation at Brown Medical School. He has published approximately 200 articles, abstracts and chapters. He came to Brown from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was the chief of pediatric orthopedics for 18 years.