A photo of Junich Tamai.

Co-Director Hip Preservation Center

Director, Physician Assistant Program, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

513-636-4785

513-636-3928

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Biography

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.

Additional Languages

Japanese

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Divisions

Orthopaedic Surgery, Legg-Calve-Perthes, Spina Bifida, Hip Preservation, Colorectal Disorders

Research Divisions

Orthopaedics



Blog Posts

5 Things to Consider When Kids Break or Fracture A Bone

BlogFitness and NutritionFitness and Nutrition

5 Things to Consider When Kids Break or Fracture A Bone

By Junichi Tamai, MD12/10/2019

Hip Dysplasia in Babies: What Parents Need to Know

BlogLearning and GrowingLearning and Growing

Hip Dysplasia in Babies: What Parents Need to Know

By Junichi Tamai, MD6/20/2019

A Surgeon’s PSA for Lawn Mower Safety

BlogSafety and Prevention

A Surgeon’s PSA for Lawn Mower Safety

By Junichi Tamai, MD8/24/2017

My Locations

My Education

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.

My Publications

Tertiary Pediatric Academic Institution's Experience with Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Nonspinal Surgery in Children with Mucopolysaccharidosis, Based on a Novel Evidence-Based Care Algorithm. Kandil, AI; Pettit, CS; Berry, LN; Busso, VO; Careskey, M; Chesnut, E; Buck, DW; Leslie, ND; Tamai, J; McAuliffe, JJ; et al. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2020; 130:1678-1684.

Pediatric elbow fractures: a new angle on an old topic. Emery, KH; Zingula, SN; Anton, CG; Salisbury, SR; Tamai, J. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2016; 46:61-66.