Dr. Eeric Truumees is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Seton Spine and Scoliosis in Austin, Texas. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Eeric Truumees received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He then completed an internship in General Surgery followed by a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland. Dr. Truumees furthered his education by completing a fellowship in Spinal Surgery at William Beaumont Hospital with Dr. Harry Herkowitz in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Dr. Truumees has served as Clinical Director for the Harold W. Gehring Center for Biomechanical Research and Implant Retrieval, William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. He has also served as Adjunct Faculty for the Bioengineering Center at Wayne State University in Detroit.
He has served as Chairman of the Education Publication Committee and as a member of the Board of Directors for the North American Spine Society. Dr. Truumees is a member of the Spine Program Subcommittee for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Truumees is a member of the following professional societies: the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, the Foundation for Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS), and many more.
Dr. Truumees has been published in many professional publications including Spine, Medical Engineering & Physics, The Spine Journal, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Journal of
Bone & Joint Surgery - British Volume and many more.
He is a Site Principle Investigator for a clinical research study on KAVIAR, Kyphoplasty vs. Vertebroplasty. Dr. Truumees is also a Site Principle Investigator for a clinical research study on Osteoporotic Vertebral Body Compression Fractures: Prediction of Additional Fractures after Vertebral Augmentation and has served as a Site Investigator on the use of the OP-1 Product in Spinal Fusion for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis.
At Seton Spine & Scoliosis in central Texas, Dr. Truumees specializes in cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders.