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Research Activities

  • Biomechanics & Optimization of Anatomic ACL & PCL Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Clinical Outcomes of Shoulder Instability, Labral & Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery
2011-present Optimization of PCL footprint coverage with Bone Block Achilles Tendon Allograft:
A kinematic and topographical analysis

Nikhil Verma, MD
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University, Chicago IL

 

2010-present Biomechanical Analysis of the Remplissage Technique on Glenohumeral Joint
Translation

Anthony Romeo, Nikhil Verma, MD
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University, Chicago IL

 

2008-present Application of a Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate (β-TCP) Graft to Diminish Harvest Site
Morbidity in Autograft Bone-Patellar-Bone ACL Reconstruction

James P Bradley, MD
UPMC Sports Medicine Center, Pittsburgh PA

 

2007-present Anatomical Single and Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction
Freddy Fu, MD
UPMC Sports Medicine Center, Pittsburgh PA

 

2007-2008

The Relationship of Meniscal Tears to Articular Cartilage Pathology in the Knee:
A Biomechanical and Contact Pressure Analysis

Knee Biomechanics Laboratory
Christopher D Harner, MD
UPMC Sports Medicine Center, Pittsburgh PA
2007-present Clinical Case Reports: Manuscripts Completed, Submitted, in Revision
Christopher D Harner, MD & Randy Mascarenhas, MD

  • ACL Reconstruction in a patient with Fibular Hemimelia
  • Posterolateral Corner Repair in a 12 year old boy
  • Allograft ACL Reconstruction Augmentation: Extra-Articular Iliotibial Band Tenodesis

 

2003- present Ankle Range of Motion in Professional Male and Female Soccer Players
Bertram Zarins, MD
New England Revolution (Major League Soccer,) Boston Breakers (WUSA.)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

 

2007- 2009 Concomitant Arthroscopic SLAP and Rotator Cuff Repair
Scott D Martin, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA

 

2005- 2007 Open versus Arthoscopic Distal Clavicle Excision: A Prospective Randomized Study
of Functional Outcome and Cost-Effectiveness

Jon JP Warner, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

 

2005- 2007 Does Virtual Reality Simulator Training Improve Shoulder Arthroscopy Skills in
Orthopedic Surgical Residents?

Jon JP Warner, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

 

2006-2007 Salvage of Acromionectomy & Deltoid Insufficiency with Iliac Crest Graft & Deltoid
Reconstruction

Jon JP Warner, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

 

2001-2002 Optimization of a Fibrin Blood Clot Substitute for ACL Repair
Martha Murray, MD, Myron Spector, PhD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston MA

 

1999 Treatment of Osteomyelitis in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Robert H Fitzgerald, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia PA

 

1996, 1997 Construction of a Recombinant HLH transcription factor, E12 cys-ala
Robert Benezra, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, Department of Cell Biology
Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York City NY