John M. Yanik, MD

John M. Yanik, MD

Hand & Wrist

Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - McDowell
Asheville - Livingston

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  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Nashville, TN
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Iowa City, IA
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  • North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics), Raleigh, NC


  • Making a Difference Award, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics – 2019
  • DEAC Distinguished Volunteer Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine – 2015
  • Co-president of the Sports Medicine Interest Group, Wake Forest School of Medicine – 2014
  • 2nd Place Overall Prize: Medical Student Research Day, Poster and Abstract – 2013
  • Student Mission Grant, Baptist Medical Dental Fellowship – 2013
  • Valedictorian, North Carolina State University – 2012
  • Lucas Scholar Research Grant, NCSU-UNC Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering – 2011
  • Park Scholarship, North Carolina State University – 2008
  • Valedictorian, Christ School – 2008
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America – 2003

Research and Publications

  • Yanik JM, Glass NA, Caldwell LS, Buckwalter JA, Fowler TP, Lawler EA. Have Refill Restrictions Contributed to the Opioid Epidemic? A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Novel Prescription Method Reduces Narcotic Distribution and Consumption. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Submitted. 2020.
  • Lindsay C, Yanik J, Watson N, Glass N, Fowler T. Comparison of Strength, Bulk, and Time of Ex Situ vs. In Situ Flexor Tendon Repairs in a Cadaveric Model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Submitted. 2020.
  • Compton J, Yanik J, Hendrickson N, Bagrodia N, Nau P, Pugely A. Unstable Lumbar Spine Osteomyelitis Caused by Trans-Foraminal Migration of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Connection Tubing: A Case Report. Iowa Orthop J. 2020;40(1):101-103.
  • Yanik JM, Bedard NA, Hanley JM, Otero JE, Callaghan JJ, Marsh JL. Rapid Recovery Total Joint Arthroplasty is Safe, Efficient, and Cost Effective in the Veterans Administration Setting. J Arthroplasty. 2018;33(10):3138-3142.

Specialties & Services

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