Sawbones mourns the passing of Dr. Frederick Lippert

By | November 24, 2021

Dr. Frederick Lippert Death – Cause of Death – Dr. Frederick G. Lippert was confirmed dead in a tweet made on the 23rd of November 2021 by Sawbones. Dr. Frederick Lippert was an orthopedist in Bethesda, Maryland who received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Sawbones said in an article that Dr. Lippert was instrumental in the development of Sawbones models decades ago.

Dr. Lippert was the Chief of Orthopaedics at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Seattle and Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The article read that Dr. Lippert had a vision to create an artificial bone that felt, cut, and drilled like real bone to be used in practicing the different procedures of orthopaedic surgery.

He fulfilled his vision by helping in the creation of the first Sawbones realistic bone simulation model for orthopaedic training. Reports says that Sawbones has grown to be a multinational company with over 200 employees worldwide over the years.

Sawbones said in a tweet; “We are extremely saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr. Frederick Lippert. Dr. Lippert was instrumental in the development of #Sawbones models decades ago and will be greatly missed at Sawbones and within the #orthopaedic community.”