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

Divisions

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

Cincinnati Children's Blog

5 Things to Consider When Kids Break or Fracture A Bone

BlogFitness and Nutrition

5 Things to Consider When Kids Break or Fracture A Bone

By Junichi Tamai, MD12/10/2019

Hip Dysplasia in Babies

BlogLearning and Growing

Hip Dysplasia in Babies: What Parents Need to Know

By Junichi Tamai, MD6/20/2019

A Surgeons 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

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.

Pediatric Triplane Ankle Fractures: Impact of Radiographs and Computed Tomography on Fracture Classification and Treatment Planning. Eismann, EA; Stephan, ZA; Mehlman, CT; Denning, J; Mehlman, T; Parikh, SN; Tamai, J; Zbojniewicz, A. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2015; 97A:995-1002.