Dr. Michael J. Bellino is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in surgery of the hip and pelvis and orthopaedic trauma. He graduated medical school from New York Medical College and completed orthopaedic surgery residency at The University of California, Davis. Dr. Bellino decided to specialize in hip and pelvis surgery because of the complex challenges it presented and the interesting diversity of diagnoses and treatments. His fellowship was Hip and Pelvis Surgery with world renown hip and pelvis surgeon, Joel Matta.
Dr. Bellino practiced for over twenty years at Stanford Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center and a tertiary referral center for the most difficult cases. He maintained two distinct practices: Hip and Pelvis Reconstruction and Orthopaedic Trauma. Dr. Bellino had the privilege to treat thousands of patients and improve their lives while holding the positions of Chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service and Co-Director of the Hip Preservation Program.
After teaching numerous medical students, orthopaedic residents, orthopaedic fellows and orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Bellino attained the title Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. He was the Founder and Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Stanford Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His greatest honor while at Stanford has been recipient of The Stanford Orthopaedic Residents Teaching Award for an unprecedented three times and the recipient of the Thierry Judet Award for Excellence in Anterior Hip Replacement.
Michael J. Bellino, MD continues to advance the field of Orthopaedic Surgery through patient care, teaching and through research. He has contributed peer review publications in the specialties of Hip and Pelvis Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma. Dr. Bellino’s primary goal has been and will continue to be the optimal care of individual patients through trust, understanding, and mutual respect.
Dr. Bellino and his wife, also an orthopaedic surgeon, have relocated back to Oahu to be with family and pursue their recreational activities of surfing and ocean sports.