Junichi Tamai, MD

Director, Physician Assistant Program, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4785

Fax 513-636-3928

Email junichi.tamai@cchmc.org

Dr. Tamai completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at The George Washington University Medical Center, in Washington, D.C. and was fellowship trained in Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In September of 2002, Dr. Tamai joined the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics.   

Dr. Tamai’s clinical interests include Legg-Calve-Perthes, hip dysplasia and other pediatric and adolescent hip disorders, clubfeet and other pediatric foot disorders and pediatric fractures.

MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1996.

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2001.

Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2002.

Certification: Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Bowman EN, Mehlman CT, Lindsell CJ, Tamai J. Nonoperative treatment of both-bone forearm shaft fractures in children: predictors of early radiographic failure. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jan-Feb;31(1):23-32

McCarty ME, Mehlman CT, Tamai J, Do TT, Crawford AH, Klein G. Spondylolisthesis: intraobserver and interobserver reliability with regard to the measurement of slip percentage. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Oct-Nov;29(7):755-9. 

Herrera-Soto JA, Santiago-Cornier A, Segal LS, Ramirez N, Tamai J.: The Musculoskeletal Manifestations of the Coffin-Lowry Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2007;27(1): 85-89.

Trapp CM, Tamai J, Schleiss MR. Septic Arthritis Secondary to Fusobacterium Necrophorum in a 4-Year-Old Girl: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Sep;24(9):846-847.

Tamai J. Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma. Current Opinions in Orthopaedics. 2004 Dec;15(6).

Book Chapters

Tamai J, Herrera-Soto J, Crawford AH. New Orthopaedic Trends. In Neural Tube Defects  Oppenheimer S (Ed.). New York, NY: Informa Healthcare, 2007.

Tamai J, Dormans JP, Erol B. Hip Disorders. In Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: The Requisite in Pediatrics Dormans JP (Ed.). St. Louis, MO:  Mosby/Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004.

Horn BD, Wells L, and Tamai J. Lower Extremity Fractures. In Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: The Requisite in Pediatrics Dormans JP (Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004.

Tamai J, Dormans JP, Erol B, States L, Pawel BR. Musculoskeletal Tumors in Children. In Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine: The Requisite in Pediatrics Dormans JP (Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004.