The following includes residents' ongoing research projects and publications.

PGY5 Resident Research

OB Brimmo, MD

OB Brimmo, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • The use of calcitonin to improve pain and activity in elderly pelvic ring injuries
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: AO North America
  • The effects of skeletal age on healing of nonoperatively treated stable OCD lesions
    Mentors: Drs. Hoernschemeyer, Gupta, Duren
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Worley JR, Brimmo O, Nuelle CW, Zitsch BP, Leary EV, Cook JL, Stannard JP. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction after Surgical Management of Multiligament Knee Injury. J Knee Surg. 2020 Jun 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1712969.
  2. Brimmo OA, Senne JA, Crim J. MRI findings of Stener-like lesion of the knee: A case series with surgical correlation. Eur J Radiol. 2019;121:108709. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2019.108709.
  3. Senne J, Davis R, Yasin J, Brimmo O, Evenski A, Bhat AP. Computed tomography guided radio-frequency ablation of osteoid osteomas in atypical locations. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2019;29(3):253-257. doi: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_259_19.
  4. Worley JR, Brimmo O, Nuelle CW, Cook JL, Stannard JP. Incidence of Concurrent Peroneal Nerve Injury in Multiligament Knee Injuries and Outcomes after Knee Reconstruction. J Knee Surg. 2019;32(6):560-564. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1660512.
  5. Brimmo OA, Bozynski CC, Cook CR, Kuroki K, Sherman SL, Pfeiffer FM, Stoker AM, Cook JL. Subchondroplasty for the treatment of post-traumatic bone marrow lesions of the medial femoral condyle in a pre-clinical canine model. J Orthop Res. 2018;36(10):2709-2717. doi: 10.1002/jor.24046.
  6. Ma R, Brimmo OA, Li X, Colbert L. Current Concepts in Rehabilitation for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017;10(4):499-506. doi: 10.1007/s12178-017-9449-9.
M. Ben Burch, MD, MS

M. Ben Burch, MD, MS

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Long term clinical and radiographic outcomes of anterior short-segment instrumented “bone-on-bone” fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Mentors: Drs. Choma and Gaines
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Do expandable cages offer better lumbar lordosis than static cages in TLIF surgery?
    Mentor: Dr. Moore
    Funding: MOI Spine

Residency Publications:

  1. Burch MB, Wiegers NW, Patil S, Nourbakhsh A. Incidence and risk factors of reoperation in patients with adjacent segment disease: A meta-analysis. J Craniovert Jun Spine. 2020;11(1):9-16. PMID: 32549706.
  2. Sherman SL, Raines BT, Burch MB, Ray TE, Shubin Stein BE. Patellofemoral Imaging and Analysis. Op Tech Sports Med. 2019;27(4):150684.
  3. Nettrour JF, Burch MB, Bal BS. Patients, Pictures and Privacy: Managing Clinical Photographs in the Smartphone Era. Arthroplast Today. 2018;(5)1:57-60. PMID: 31020023.
Mark Lambrechts, MD

Mark Lambrechts, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Insulin protects intervertebral discs stimulated with diabetes-related cytokines
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Surgical reduction of spondylolisthesis during lumbar fusion: Are complications associated with slip correction?
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Spine fungal cultures are cost effective
    Mentors: Drs. Choma and Cook
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Is DVT prophylaxis indicated after PICC insertion in orthoaedic patients?
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • MRI demonstrates diabetes is associated with increased severity of lumbar spine degenerative disc disease
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Comorbidities associated with cervical spine degenerative disc disease
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Telehealth platform decreases patient no-show and cancellation rates
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • TIGER protocol improves daily contribution margin and decreases hospital length of stay
    Mentor: Dr. Hoernschemeyer
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Lambrechts MJ, Cook JL. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and their neuroprotective role after an acute spinal cord injury: a systematic review of animal models. Global Spine J. 2020: doi:10.1177/2192568220901689.
  2. Lambrechts MJ, Wiegers NW, Ituarte F, Shen FH, Nourbakhsh. Safe zone for irrigation and debridement of psoas abscess through a dorsal spinal approach. Surg Radiol Anat 2018;40:1217-1221.
  3. Lambrechts MJ, Goldstein CL. Rapid Neurologic deterioration due to an enlarging thoracic spine synovial cyst: A case report. JBJS Case Connect 2020;10:e0627.
  4. Lambrechts MJ, Gray AD, Hoernschemeyer DG, Gupta SK. Hip impingement after AIIS avulsion fractures: A case report with review of the literature. Case Rep Orthop 2020;889062.
Christopher Loftis, MD

Christopher Loftis, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • The Glenoid-Intramedullary Humeral Angle (GIHA): A measurement of compensatory scapular abduction in advanced rotator cuff arthropathy and its potential effects on implant choice
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Biomechanical and microCT analysis of punch vs. drill pilot hole anchor placement for proximal humerus double row rotator cuff repair
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Elbow fracture dislocations
    Mentor: Dr. Della Rocca
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Melbourne CS, Cook JL, Della Rocca GJ, Loftis C, Konicek J, Smith MJ. Biomechanical assessment of lateral ulnar collateral ligament repair and reconstruction with or without internal brace augmentation. JSES Int. 2020;4(2):224-230. doi:10.1016/j.jseint.2020.01.011.
  2. Hoernschemeyer D, Boyer M, Robertson M, Loftis C, Worley J, Tweedy N, Gupta S, Duran D, Holzhauser C, Ramachandran V. Anterior vertebral body tethering for adolescent scoliosis with growth remaining: A retrospective review of 2 to 5-year postoperative results. JBJS. 2020; e-publish ahead of print. doi:10.2106/JBJS.19.00980.
  3. Smith MJ, Loftis C, Skelley N. Eccentric Reaming for B2 Glenoids: History, Preoperative Planning, Surgical Technique, and Outcome. JSES. 2019;3:1-8. doi: 10.1177/2471549219870348.
Craig Melbourne, MD

Craig Melbourne, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Differential efficacy of corticosteroid solutions for non-operative treatment of digit flexor tenosynovitis: A double-blind prospective randomized clinical trial
    Mentor: Dr. Lalonde
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Melbourne CS, Smith CA, Patel J, Platt B, Cook JL. Indications and associated outcomes for platelet-rich plasma injections performed in an academic orthopaedic-specific hospital: A patient satisfaction survey. Curr Orthop Pract. 2020;31(3):263–266. doi:10.1097/BCO.0000000000000865.
  2. Melbourne CS, Cook JL, Della Rocca GJ, Loftis C, Konicek J, Smith MJ. Biomechanical assessment of lateral ulnar collateral ligament repair and reconstruction with or without internal brace augmentation. JSES Int. 2020;4(2):224-230. doi:10.1016/j.jseint.2020.01.011
Ryan Schell, MD

Ryan Schell, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Clinical outcomes using quadriceps tendon with internal brace for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Mentor: Drs. Stannard and Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

PGY4 Resident Research

R. Tyler Ellis, MD

R. Tyler Ellis, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • High failure rates for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in morbidly obese patients: A two-year minimum follow-up study
    Mentor: Dr. Keeney
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Comparison of outcomes after unicompartmental (UKA) vs total knee arthroplasty (TKA)
    Mentor: Dr. Keeney
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Patient outcomes after combined open reduction and internal fixation and acute total hip arthroplasty for acetabular fractures
    Mentors: Drs. Crist and Schweser
    Funding: MOI Trauma

Residency Publications:

  1. Nettrour JF, Ellis RT, Hansen BJ, Keeney JA. High failure rates for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in morbidly obese patients: A two-year minimum follow-up study. J Arthroplasty. 2020;35(4):989‐996.
  2. Ellis RT, Nettrour JF, Keeney JA. Total knee arthroplasty is a better choice than unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for morbidly obese patients: A two-year minimum follow-up study. J Arthroplasty. In press.
Morgan Moon, MD, PhD

Morgan Moon, MD, PhD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Difference in evaluation and management coding in spine patient evaluation in a tertiary care setting
    Mentor: Dr. Moore
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Biomechanical properties of nitinol staple fixation versus tension band wiring in transverse olecranon fractures
    Mentor: Dr. Schweser
    Funding: DePuy-Synthes
Troy Pashuck, MD

Troy Pashuck, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Do PROMIS outcome scores correlate between elective and non-elective orthopaedic surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Two-year outcomes after superior capsular reconstruction for treatment of rotator cuff insufficiency
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Arthrex
  • Resilience correlates with outcomes following ACL reconstruction
    Mentors: Drs. P Smith and Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Pashuck TD, Hirahara AM, Cook JL, Cook CR, Anderson WJ, Smith MJ. Superior capsular reconstruction using dermal allograft is a safe and effective treatment for massive irreparable rotator cuff tears: 2-year clinical outcomes. Arthroscopy. 2020. PMID 33080333.
  2. Arnone JC, Crist BD, Ward CV, El-Gizawy AS, Pashuck TD, Della Rocca GJ. Variability of human femoral geometry and its implications on nail design. Injury. 2020;S0020-1383. PMID 32958339.
  3. Goldstein CL, Pashuck TD, Ingalls KL, Billings LL, Agha MT, Drymalski MW, Choma TJ, Jeffries JT, James CR. Dispersal pattern of injectate after cervical epidural steroid injection evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging. Global Spine J. 2019. PMID 31218197.
  4. Crist BD, Pashuck TD. Reliability of a Condensed Computer-Based Patient Outcomes Scoring Tool in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2018;32(6):e226-e228. PMID: 29521687.
  5. Hoernschemeyer DG, Pashuck TD, Pfeiffer FM. Analysis of the s2 alar-iliac screw as compared with the traditional iliac screw: Does it increase stability with sacroiliac fixation of the spine? Spine J, 2017;17(6):875-879. PMID: 28185981.
  6. Pashuck TD, Kuroki K, Cook CR, Stoker AM, Cook JL. Hyaluronic acid versus saline intraarticular injections for amelioration of chronic knee osteoarthritis: A canine model. J Orthop Res. 2016. PMID: 26867692
Patrick Rowan, MD

Patrick Rowan, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Knotless hip suture anchors: A comparative biomechanical study of acetabular rim anchor fixation with implications for hip labral repair
    Mentors: Drs. Skelley and Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Effects of bone bruises in conjunction with ACL tears on outcomes
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

PGY3 Resident Research

Michael Ewing, MD

Michael Ewing, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Opiate medication use in pediatric orthopaedic patients
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Moderated blood flow restriction therapy following ACL reconstruction
    Mentor: Dr. Stannard
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Local anesthetic infiltration vs. inter-scalene block in total shoulder arthroplasty
    Mentor: Dr. Kim
    Funding: OREF Resident Research Project Grant
  • Comparison of hip arthroplasty surgical approaches for femoral neck fractures
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma

Residency Publications:

  1. Ewing MA, Stannard JP, Cook JL. Diagnosis and Management of Articular Cartilage and Meniscal Pathology in the PCL-Injured Knee. J Knee Surg. 2021, in press
Blaine Manning, MD

Blaine Manning, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Step activity after spine surgery: Correlation with length of stay and ambulation assessment
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Physical therapy on postoperative day zero following lumbar spine surgery
    Mentors: Drs. Moore and Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Physical therapy on postoperative day zero following cervical spine surgery
    Mentors: Drs. Moore and Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Relapse rates following smoking cessation prior to elective spinal surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Patient-reported review of symptoms and postoperative outcomes after spine surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Moore
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Mid-term patient reported outcomes following medial humeral epicondyle fractures in children: Comparison of operative versus nonoperative patients
    Mentor: Dr. Hoernschemeyer
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Postoperative sleep quality following total knee arthroplasty: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of diphenhydramine and melatonin versus sleep skills training
    Mentor: Dr. Keeney
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Lambrechts MJ, Spence B, Harris S, Gilmore A, Marjara J, Zhengye S, Manning BT, Cook JL, Leary EV, Smith MJ. Is deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis indicated in patients receiving peripherally inserted central catheter lines after orthopaedic procedures? Submitted to CORR. November 2020.
Brad Spence, MD

Brad Spence, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Fixation of ankle syndesmotic injuries: Comparison of tightrope fixation and syndesmotic screw fixation for accuracy of syndesmotic reduction
    Mentor: Dr. Schweser
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Effect of traumatic brain injuries on fracture healing, HO development, osteoporosis in rats
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Telehealth visits in orthopaedics
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • TKA vs UKA in young and active patients
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
Devin St. Clair, MD

Devin St. Clair, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Subjective intraoperative use of epidural steroid administration following discectomy for herniated lumbar discs: Is there a role? A randomized controlled trial
    Mentor: Dr. Moore
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Hardware removal study using SHUKLA extraction set: Does training level effect efficacy?
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Long-term patient reported outcomes after femur fractures in children
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • The glenoid-intramedullary humeral angle (GIHA): A measurement of compensatory scapular abduction in advanced rotator cuff arthropathy and its potential affects on implant choice
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. St. Clair DD, Worley JR, Crist BD. Lateral decubitus positioning in the morbidly obese orthopaedic patient: A technique guide and literature review. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2019;30(1).
  2. Nettrour JF, Bailey BS, Burch MB, St. Clair DD, June RR, Olsen NJ. Surge in arthroplasty rates not seen in young rheumatoid arthritis patients: Results of a large national database review, 2005-2014. 2020, In press.
John Worley, MD

John Worley, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Pitching performance in Major League Baseball pitchers with ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Gray
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • MRI assessment of vertebral body tethering
    Mentor: Dr. Hoernschemeyer
    Funding: Zimmer-BioMet
  • Anterior total hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fractures
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Physiologic referrals to pediatric orthopaedists
    Mentors: Drs. Gupta and Hoernschemeyer
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. St. Clair DD, Worley JR, Crist BD. Lateral decubitus positioning in the morbidly obese orthopaedic patient: A technique guide and literature review. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2019;30(1).
  2. Patel D, Worley JR, Volgas DA, Crist BD. The effectiveness of osteoporosis screening and treatment in the Midwest. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2018 Mar 29;9:2151459318765844.
  3. Oladeji LO, Worley JR, Crist BD. Age-related variances in patients with tibial plateau fractures. J Knee Surg 2020 Jun;33(6):611-615.
  4. Oladeji LO, Ponce BA, Worley JR, Keeney JA. Mentorship in orthopedics: A national survey of orthopedic surgery residents. J Surg Educ. 2018 Nov;75(6):1606-1614.
  5. Worley JR, Brimmo O, Nuelle CW, Cook JL, Stannard JP. Incidence of concurrent peroneal nerve injury in multiligament knee injuries and outcomes after knee reconstruction. J Knee Surg. 2019 Jun;32(6):560-564.
  6. Steeby SF, Harvin WH, Worley JR, Della Rocca GJ, Volgas DA, Stannard JP, Crist BD. Use of the dedicated orthopaedic trauma room for open tibia and femur fractures: Does it make a difference? J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Aug;32(8):377-380.
  7. Worley JR, Brimmo O, Nuelle CW, Zitsch BP, Leary EV, Cook JL, Stannard JP. Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction after surgical management of multiligament knee injury. J Knee Surg. 2020 Jun 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1712969.
  8. Zitsch BP, Stannard JP, Worley JR, Cook JL, Leary EV. Patient-reported outcomes after large bipolar osteochondral allograft transplantation in combination with realignment osteotomies for the knee. J Knee Surg. 2020 May 5. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710361.
  9. Hoernschemeyer DG, Boeyer ME, Robertson ME, Loftis CM, Worley JR, Tweedy NM, Gupta SU, Duren DL, Holzhauser CM, Ramachandran VM. Anterior vertebral body tethering for adolescent scoliosis with growth remaining: A retrospective review of 2- to 5-year postoperative results. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020;102(13):1169-1176.

PGY2 Resident Research

Lasun Oladeji, MD

Lasun Oladeji, MD, MS

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Incidence and risk factors of ankle fusion after pilon fracture
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Factors associated with failure to return to play following ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in MLB pitchers
    Mentor: Dr. Leary
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Bipolar osteochondral allograft transplantation (BioJoint) for total ankle resurfacing: Two-year outcomes
    Mentors: Drs. Cook and Crist
    Funding: BioJoint Innovation Fund
  • A novel hyperosmolar saline solution to mitigate pro-inflammatory and degradative responses of articular cartilage in an in vitro model of knee arthroscopy
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: BioJoint Innovation Fund
  • Prospective randomized controlled clinical trial comparing hyperosmolar saline to standard isotonic irrigation fluid for arthroscopic knee surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: BioJoint Innovation Fund
  • Validation of the Kfuri-Schatzker tibial plateau classification system
    Mentor: Dr. Kfuri
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Schreiner AJ, Stannard JP, Cook CR, Oladeji LO, Smith PA, Rucinski K, Cook JL. Initial clinical outcomes comparing frozen versus fresh meniscus allograft transplants. Knee. 2020. In Press.
  2. Oladeji LO, Stoker AM, Stannard JP, Cook JL. Use of a hyperosmolar saline solution to mitigate pro-inflammatory and degradative responses of articular cartilage and meniscus for application to arthroscopic surgery. Arthroscopy. 2020;18:S0749-8063(20)30615-0. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2020.07.017.
  3. Oladeji LO, Platt B, Crist BD. The diabetic pilon fracture: Are they as bad as we think? JOT. 2020;13. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001904.
  4. Sherman SL, DiPaolo ZD, Ray TE, Sachs BM, Oladeji LO. Meniscus Injuries: A Review of Rehabilitation and Return to Play. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2020;39(1):165-183. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2019.08.004.
  5. Sherman SL, Welsh J, Rund J, Oladeji LO, Worley JR, Ray T. Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with and without tibial tubercle osteotomy. Orthop J of Sports Med. 2019;7(suppl5):2325967119S00307.
  6. Oladeji LO, Worley JR, Crist BD. Age related variances in patients with tibial plateau fractures. J Knee Surg. 2019;27. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1683893.
  7. Sherman SL, Oladeji LO, Welsh J, DiPaolo Z. Management of patellofemoral instability in the setting of multiligament knee injury. Ann Joint. 2018. doi: 10.21037/aoj.2018.11.10.
  8. Oladeji LO, Cook JL. Cooled radiofrequency ablation for treatment of knee pain: Evidence, indications, and outcomes. J Knee Surg. 2019;32(1):65-71. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1675418.
  9. Oladeji LO, Worley JR, Ponce BP, Keeney JA. Mentorship in orthopaedics: A national survey of orthopaedic surgery residents. J Surg Educ. 2018;S1931-7204(17)30713-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.04.007.
  10. Oladeji LO, Dreger TK, Pratte EL, Baumann CA, Stannard JP, Volgas DA, Della Rocca GJ, Crist BD. Total knee arthroplasty versus osteochondral allograft: Prevalence and risk factors following tibial plateau fractures. J Knee Surg. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1641593.
  11. Crist BD, Oladeji LO, Della Rocca GJ, Volgas DA, Stannard JP, Greenberg D. Evaluating the duration of prophylactic postoperative antibiotics following ORIF for closed rractures. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018. doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.018.
  12. Harvin WH, Oladeji LO, Della Rocca GJ, Murtha YM, Volgas DA, Stannard JP, Crist BD. Working length and proximal screw constructs in plate osteosynthesis of distal femur fractures. Injury. 2017;48(11):2597-2601. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2017.08.064.
  13. Oladeji LO, Cook JL, Stannard JP, Crist BD. Large fresh osteochondral allografts for the hip: Growing the evidence. Hip Int. 2017. doi: 10.5301/hipint.5000568.
  14. Oladeji LO, Stannard JP, Cook CR, Kfuri, M, Crist BD, Smith MJ, Cook JL. Effects of autogenous bone marrow aspirate concentrate on radiographic integration of femoral condylar osteochondral allografts. Am J Sports Med. 2017. doi: 10.1177/0363546517715725.
  15. Crist BD, Oladeji LO, Khazzam M, Della Rocca GJ, Murtha YM, Stannard JP. Role of acute negative pressure wound therapy over primarily closed surgical incisions in acetabular fracture ORIF: A prospective randomized trial. Injury. 2017;48(7):1518-1521. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2017.04.055.
Mathew Resnick, DO

Mathew Resnick, DO

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Biomechanical, microCT analysis, and clinical comparison of punch vs. drill pilot hole anchor placement for proximal humerus double row rotator cuff repair
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Assessment of implementation and end-user evaluation of athlete IQ
    Mentors: Kyle Blecha and Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
Chirag Sheth, MD

Chirag Sheth, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Utility of postambulation radiographs for stable pelvic ring fractures
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
  • Reduction of infections in spine surgery using the Irrisept system
    Mentor: Dr. Mirza
    Funding: MOI Spine
Conor Smith, MD

Conor Smith, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Prospective study of outcomes after cubital tunnel release
    Mentor: Dr. Lalonde
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Factors affecting glenoid wear after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
    Mentor: Dr. Smith
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Biomarkers for cellular mechanisms involved in ACL tears and ACL reconstruction
    Mentors: Drs. Ma and Cook
    Funding: BioJoint Innovation Fund
Annie Yen, MD

Annie Yen, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Ten year follow up of empiric treatment of Staphylococcus aureus via provo-iodine decolonization in elective posterior lumbar spine surgery
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Single institutional retrospective review of patients with pelvic trauma result in chronic sacroiliac joint dysfunction
    Mentor: Dr. Moore
    Funding: MOI Spine
  • Validity of routine diagnostic tests for vertebral osteomyelitis/pyogenic discitis, and its influence by the infecting organism
    Mentor: Dr. Choma
    Funding: MOI Spine

PGY1 Resident Research

Stephanie Choo, MD

Stephanie Choo, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Systematic review of the literature for use of braces in gymnastics
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Effects of wrist braces on injuries and wrist strength in gymnasts
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments

Residency Publications:

  1. Choo S, Smith PA, Cook JL. Use of wrist guards in gymnastics – a systematic review. J Orthop 2020, In review.
Jacob Elfrink, MD

Jacob Elfrink, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Single center review of RIA outcomes and complications
    Mentor: Dr. Crist
    Funding: MOI Trauma
Ennio Rizzo Esposito, MD

Ennio Rizzo Esposito, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Socioeconomic factors related to treatment and outcomes for developmental dysplasia of the hip
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
  • Socioeconomic factors related to treatment and outcomes for club foot
    Mentor: Dr. Gupta
    Funding: Gainor-UMOA Resident Research Endowments
Luai Mustafa, MD

Luai Mustafa, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

Pending

Pierre Schwab, MD

Pierre Schwab, MD

Bio

Ongoing Projects:

  • Development and validation of a canine model for arthrofibrosis of the knee
    Mentor: Dr. Cook
    Funding: BioJoint Innovation Fund