Dr. Ira Zaltz, a leading surgeon at UnaSource Surgery Center in Troy, Michigan, leaves a positive impact on patients near and far. In 2018, he was one of four MOS physicians to participate in an annual mission trip to Buga, Colombia. The team performed more than 60 surgeries on 34 children on their trip, treating many conditions including Syndactyly and Polydactyly, Cerebral Palsy, Blount’s Disease and Rickets among others.
Dr. Zaltz is an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in Pediatric Scoliosis and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He performs surgery at UnaSource Surgery Center and Beaumont Royal Oak, as well as clinical and physical therapy services at the Michigan Orthopedic Surgeons office Royal Oak.
He completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University and graduated from medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing his residency at the Harvard Combined Program in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Zaltz completed a fellowship at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children with a focus on Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery. He also participated in a Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Internship.
Dr. Zaltz has several professional affiliations, including the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the Michigan Orthopedic Society. He is also an ANCHOR co-chair.
Dr. Zaltz has participated in a variety of research throughout his career. His resume includes a long list of publications across a wide variety of areas, both as a principal author and a co-author of original papers in peer-reviewed journals. Along with his breadth of research and studies, Dr. Zaltz has several years of teaching experience around the world.
Dr. Zaltz has received several awards and honors over the years, including the Best Teacher Award in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in 2005 and the Outstanding Basic Science Paper from the POSNA Annual Meeting in 2008.