Dr. Michael Joseph Bolesta MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Bolesta is an orthopedic surgeon in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Bolesta accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spine, adult spinal problems

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987 - 1988

Duke University Hospital
Internship, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 24 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2: What's a Spine Surgeon to Do?: Commentary on an article by J. Michielsen, MD, et al.: "The Effect of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in Single-Level Posterior Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis".
Bolesta, M. J.

Meaningful Improvement in Perioperative Pain Control After Lumbar Surgery: Commentary on an article by Hyun Kang, MD, et al.: "Early Postoperative Analgesic Effects of a Single Epidural Injection of Ropivacaine Administered Preoperatively in Posterior Lum
Bolesta, M. J.

Cadaveric Study Suggests Femoral Nerve at Risk During Transpsoas Approach to L4-L5 Disc: Commentary on an article by Timothy T. Davis, MD, et al.: "Lumbar Plexus Anatomy within the Psoas Muscle: Implications for the Transpsoas Lateral Approach to the L4-L
Bolesta, M.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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