About Dr. Schmidt

Dr. Isaac Schmidt has been in private practice since 1986. He received his medical degree from National University of Mexico, Mexico City. Dr. Schmidt continued to work as an Orthopedic Resident at the Toronto General Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto East General & Orthopedic Hospital and the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. He has completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in addition to a Joint Replacement fellowship at UCLA.

Dr. Schmidt continually demonstrates his compassion and care for his patients and those in need. From 1990-1992, he treated underprivileged patients at the Venice Family Clinic. For two years, Dr. Schmidt volunteered at the Shriner’s Pediatric Orthopedic Center in Los Angeles. In 2004, he volunteered to go on a three week mission to Black Lion Hospital in Ethiopia to teach doctors techniques in orthopedic surgery. In 2010, he volunteered his medical services in Haiti following that country’s devastating earthquake.

In Atlanta, Dr. Schmidt was presented the John Charnley Award by The Hip Society. For the last three decades he has been instrumental in numerous orthopedic research activities in Mexico City, Los Angeles and Jerusalem.

Below, please find Dr. Schmidt’s full Curriculum Vitae.




Midway Hospital
Chief of Surgery
1/96 12/97

Staff Attending Physician
Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
January 1986-September 1986

Private Practice
October 1, 1986 Present



Colegio Hebreo Tarbut
Mexico City, 1954-1964


Preparatoria National
Mexico City, 1962-1964


National University of Mexico, Mexico City
Faculty of Medicine
Graduated June 1975-Medical Degree


1987 – Present
Yearly attendance at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Fulfilling the annual requirement for Continuing Medical Education

Resident, Thoracic Surgery
Toronto East General & Orthopedic Hospital
October 1, 1985 December 31, 1985

Resident, Plastic Surgery
Toronto East General & Orthopedic Hospital
July 1, 1985 September 30, 1985

Chief Resident, Orthopedics
Toronto East General & Orthopedic Hospital
January 1, 1985 September 30, 1985

Chief Resident, Orthopedics
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Canada
July 1 1984 December 31, 1984

Resident, Orthopedics Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada
January 1, 1984 June 30, 1984

Resident, Orthopedics, Combined Unit
Mt. Sinai/ Toronto General Hospital
July 1, 1983 December 31, 1983

Resident, Orthopedics
Sunnybrook Medical Center
Toronto, Canada
January 1, 1983 June 30, 1983

Resident, Neurosurgery
Wellesley Hospital
Toronto, Canada
January 1, 1982 December 31, 1982
Resident, Orthopedic Department, Hadassah Medical Center
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
March 1977 October 1979

Research Clinical Cardiology for Mexican Government
July 1975 March 1977

Rotating Internship, American British Cowdray Hospital
June 1974 July 1975


A/O Basic Course
Toronto, Canada
February 1984

Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
Toronto, Canada
April 1983

Prosthetics & Orthotics Course for Physicians
UCLA, February 1980

Advanced in Hip Surgery
UCLA, February 1980
UCLA, October 1980


Design and Development of a new system for the correction of infantile scoliosis without fusion, 1998

Arthroplasty analysis of results with two years follow up.
Developed a new reaming system for Acetabular Components.
Treatment of Pseudarthrosis following spinal fusions using a muscle pedicle graft.
Study of Etiology on failed surface replacements.
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 1979
Dr. E.C. Amstutz and Dr. A.H. Hedley

Porous Ingrowth in canine resurfacing, 1979

Developed a new clamp “Rod Holder” for Harrington Instrumentation.
The Chemical Structure of Matrix Vesicles
Calcified Tissue Lab, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, 1978
Prof. E. Stein, Prof. G. Robin

Fields of Oxygen Consumption Computers applied to Cardiology Diagnostic Center, Federal Electric Commission
Mexico City 1975
Dr. Eduardo Meaney

Structure of IMG
Research done as a Medical Student at the National Institute of Cardiology
Mexico City, 1973
Dr. Carlos Biro


Ethiopia – Three week medical mission to teach surgical techniques – 2004 – Three week volunteer medical mission to Black Lion Hospital in Ethopia to teach doctors techniques in orthopedic surgery.

Shriner’s – Worked in pediatric orthopedics once per week – 1987 to 1989.

Venice Family Clinic – Treated underprivileged patients once per week -1990 to 1992.


John Charnley Award
The Hip Society
Atlanta, 1984


Research Fellowship – Joint Replacement
Orthopedic Department, UCLA
Los Angles, CA

Pediatric Orthopedics
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada
July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982