Campbell Clinic’s William Mihalko Honored as Healthcare Research All-Star

Jun 24, 2024 at 08:46 pm by pjeter


Dr. William Mihalko, total joint replacement surgeon at Campbell Clinic, recently received the designation as a 2024 Orthopaedic Surgery Research All-Star by Avant-garde Health. The surgeons named to this list are recognized for the quality and quantity of their published research. This honor recognizes the top 5 percent of hospitals and surgeons in the United States publishing leading-edge research in orthopaedic care, which ultimately leads to better patient outcomes. Dr. Mihalko has received the honor of top 3 percent of researchers nationwide. More than 90,000 physicians and 4,000 hospitals were considered for the awards, sponsored by Avant-garde Health, the leading provider of solutions for improving perioperative quality and profitability. This is the inaugural launch of the Healthcare Research All-Stars awards.

"We are proud to honor Dr. Mihalko and Campbell Clinic in our inaugural list of Orthopaedic Research All-Stars for 2024," said Derek Haas, CEO of Avant-garde Health. "Through extraordinary work in healthcare research, Dr. Mihalko is helping to set new standards for patient care, affirming that investments in medical research directly translate into better patient outcomes."

Campbell Clinic’s leadership is equally enthusiastic.

 “This prestigious recognition is one of the many reasons we are glad to have Dr. Mihalko’s talent on our team here at Campbell Clinic,” says Dr. Frederick Azar, Chief of Staff for Campbell Clinic. “This award is indicative of his dedication to patients through a commitment to ongoing research that keeps him on the cutting edge of orthopaedic innovation.”

Dr. Mihalko joined the Campbell Clinic team in 2008. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia and his PhD in biomedical engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the following professional societies: American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Orthopaedic Research Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (2024 President) The Knee Society and The Hip Society. For more information on Dr. William Mihalko, visit


For more information on the Avant-garde Healthcare Research All-Stars list, visit Their study methodology can be reviewed Here, as well as the Key Findings from the study. The full study results can be reviewed Here.

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