Reed Ayers, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Orthopedics


  • Ayers R, Patel V, Burger E, Cain C, Ou-Yang D, Wessell N, Kleck C. Corrosion of Titanium Spinal Explants Is Similar to That Observed in Oil Field Line Pipe Steel: Evidence of Microbial-Influenced Corrosion In Vivo. Orthopedics. 2020 Jan 1;43(1):62-67. PubMed PMID: 31958342
  • Ayers R, Miller M, Schowinsky J, Burger E, Patel V, Kleck C. Three cases of metallosis associated with spine instrumentation. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2017 Dec 1;29(1):3. PubMed PMID: 29196871
  • Ayers R, Hayne M, Burger E. Spine rod straightening as a possible cause for revision. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2017 Aug;28(8):123. PubMed PMID: 28698941
  • Vollmer NL, Spear JR, Ayers RA. Antimicrobial activity and biologic potential of silver-substituted calcium phosphate constructs produced with self-propagating high-temperature synthesis. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2016 Jun;27(6):104. PubMed PMID: 27094319
  • Vollmer N, King KB, Ayers R. Biologic Potential of Calcium Phosphate Biopowders Produced via Decomposition Combustion Synthesis. Ceram Int. 2015 Jul 1;41(6):7735-7744. PubMed PMID: 26034341

Professional Memberships

  • ASTM (F04 and F42 committees), Voting Member
  • AAOS, Member

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Department: Orthopedics
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