Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Cum Laude, Walla Walla College, College Place, Washington
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California
Fellowship, Total Joint Arthroplasty
Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda , California
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda , California
Dr. Eickmann attended medical school in Loma Linda, California on a WICHE scholarship from Montana. After completing his residency in orthopedic surgery at Loma Linda University, he further sub specialized in Adult Reconstruction by completing a fellowship at the prestigious Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute, in Alexandria, Virginia. During the fellowship Dr. Eickmann co-authored a book chapter in Insall’s ‘Surgery of the Knee’ on indications for constraint in total knee arthroplasty.
Dr. Eickmann’s research in unicondylar arthroplasty was presented at the interim knee society meeting and publicationed in the journal of arthroplasty. His research on backside motion in modular hip prosthesis was presented at the Orthopedic Research Society. Most resently his publication on a new innovative suture material was accepted for publication in the journal of knee surgery.
For the past few years, Tom has served as a reviewer for Journal of Biomedical Materials Research and currently, he is in the process of designing revision joint instruments with Innomed. Dr. Eickmann serves as the clinical director for product development for Renovis surgical and is in the process of developing a hip and knee replacement with them. He also serves as a consultant for Medacorp, angiotech, and Aesculap.