Education & Training

Medical School

Texas Tech University Health Science Center


Orthopaedic Surgery

  • West Virginia University School of Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2020.

Orthopaedic Designs North America


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Academic Information

Division Chief, Foot and Ankle
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-882-6562
F. 573-884-0438

Research Profile

Dr. Schweser's research is primarily through the Department of Orthopaedics and the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics. His recent research focus has centered on foot and ankle pathology. His research involves molecular processes, cartilage preservation, fracture fixation techniques, and patient reported outcomes after fracture fixation, as well as, 3D printing of both implants and as an educational tool. Current funding is provided through the university and endowments.

Research Interests

  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Post-traumatic foot and ankle issues
  • General foot and ankle trauma
  • 3D printing
  • Biomechanical implant testing

Areas of Expertise

  • Osteoporosis
  • Patient‐centered outcomes
  • Patient and resident education
  • Perioperative pain control
  • Foot and ankle fracture care
  • General traumatic fracture care