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Publications (Peer Reviewed)

1. Myers TG, Lowery NJ, Frykberg RG, Wukich DK. Ankle and hindfoot fusions: a comparison of outcomes of patients with and without diabetes. Foot Ankle Int. 2011;In Press.

2. Suder NC, Wukich DK. Prevalence of diabetic neuropathy in patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery. Foot Ankle Spec. In Press.

3. Lowery NJ, Armstrong DG, Woods J, Wukich DK. Surgical management of Charcot neuroarthopathy of the foot and ankle: a systematic review. Foot Ankle Int. In Press.

4. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJ, Edmonds M, Van GH, Hartemann, A, Game F, Jeffcoate W, Jirkovska A, Jude E, Morbach S, Morrison WB, Pinzur M, Pitocco D, Sanders L, Wukich DK, Uccioli L The Charcot Foot in Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Sep;34(9):2123-2129.

5. Crim BE, Lowery NJ, Wukich DK. Internal fixation techniques for midfoot charcot neuroarthropathy in patients with diabetes. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. Aug;28(4):673-685.

6. Belczyk RJ, Rogers LC, Andros G, Wukich DK, Burns PR. External fixation techniques for plastic and reconstructive surgery of the diabetic foot. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. Aug;28(4):649-660.

7. Wukich DK, McMillen RL, Lowery NJ, Frykberg RG. Surgical Site Infections After Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Comparison of Patients With and Without Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2011/08/06 [Epub ahead of print].

8. Wukich DK, Tuason DA: Diagnosis and treatment of chronic ankle pain. Instr Course Lect 60:335-350, Epub Date 2011/05/11

9. Kivlan BR, Martin RL, Wukich DK: Responsiveness of the foot and ankle ability measure (FAAM) in individuals with diabetes. Foot (Edinb), Epub Date 2011/05/11

10. Wukich DK, Shen JY, Ramirez CP, Irrgang JJ: Retrograde Ankle Arthrodesis Using an Intramedullary Nail: A Comparison of Patients with and without Diabetes Mellitus. J Foot Ankle Surg 50:299-306, 2011

11. Wukich, D. K.; Joseph, A. M.; Ryan, M. T.; Ramirez, C. P.; and Irrgang, J. J.: Complications Associated with Surgically Treated Ankle Fractures: A Comparison of Uncomplicated versus Complicated Diabetes. . Foot  Ankle Int, 32(2): 120-130, 2011.

12. Wukich, D. K.; Sung, W.; Wipf, S. A.; and Armstrong, D. G.: The consequences of complacency: managing the effects of unrecognized Charcot feet. Diabet Med, 28(2): 195-8, 2010.

13. Carcia CR, Martin RL, Houck JR, Wukich DK. Achilles pain, stiffness, and muscle power deficits: achilles tendinitis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther.40(9):A1-A26. [Epub ahead of print 9/2/2010].

14. Wukich DK, Tuason DA. Diagnosis and treatment of chronic ankle pain. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(10):2002-2016.

15. Wukich DK, Sung W. Improving health outcome scores with transtibial amputation for Charcot-related wounds. J Diab Foot Complications. 2010;2(2):45-50.

16. Sung W, Kluesner AJ, Irrgang J, Burns P, Wukich DK: Radiographic Outcomes Following Primary Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint in Hallux Abductovalgus Deformity. J Foot Ankle Surg 2010; 49(5):446-451.

17. Wukich DK, Lowery NJ. The role of circular fixation in the treatment of Charcot foot. Curr Orthop Prac. 2010;21(3):240-244.

18. Wukich DK. Current concepts review: diabetic foot ulcers. Foot Ankle Int. 2010.31(5):460-467.

19. Wukich DK, Lowery NJ, McMillen RL, Frykberg RG. Postoperative infection rates in foot and ankle surgery: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes mellitus. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010. Feb;92(2):287-95.

20. Kline AJ, Gruen GS, Pape HC, Tarkin IS, Irrgang JJ, Wukich DK. Early complications following the operative treatment of pilon fractures in patients with diabetes mellitus. Foot Ankle Int. 2009; 30(11):1042-1047.

21. Wukich DK, Sung W. Charcot arthropathy of the foot and ankle: modern concepts and management review. J Diabetes Complications. Nov-Dec 2009;23(6):409-426.

22. Wukich DK, Roussel AJ, Dial D. Correction of metatarsus primus varus using an opening wedge plate: a review of 18 cases. J Foot Ankle Surg 2009. 48(4):420-26.

23. Crim, BE and Wukich DK. Osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle in the diabetic population: diagnosis and treatment. J Diab Foot Complications, 2009. 1(2): p. 26-35.

24. Wukich DK, Rhim B, Dial D. Failed intramedullary screw fixation of a proximal fifth metatarsal fracture (Jones fracture) in a division I athlete: a case report.  Foot Ankle Online J. 2009; 2(6):1-6.

25. Wukich DK, Dial D. Rigid stabilization of partial incongruous Lisfranc dislocations: A cannulated solid screw technique. Foot Ankle Online J. 2009;2(6):15-21.

26. Armstrong DG, Boulton AJ, Andros G, Attinger C, Eisenbud D, Lavery L, Lipsky B, Mills JL, Sibbald G, Smith AG, Wukich DK, Margolis D. Defining success in clinical trials of diabetic foot wounds: The Los Angeles DFCon consensus. Int Wound J, 2009. 6(3): p. 211-3.

27. Kluesner AJ, Wukich DK. Ankle arthrodiastasis. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2009 Apr; 26(2):227-44.

28. Martin RL, Hutt DM, Wukich DK. Validity of the foot and ankle ability measure (FAAM) in diabetes mellitus. Foot Ankle Int. 2009; 30(4):297-302.

29. Sung W, Smith S, Wukich DK. Are isolated, non-displaced medial malleolus fractures always benign in diabetic patients? J Diab Foot Complications. 2009; 1(1):8-12.

30. Boulton AJM, Armstrong DG, Albert SA, Frykerg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LS, LeMaster JW, Mills JL, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK. Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2009 Jan-Feb; 99(1):74-80.

31. Combs DB, Martin RL, Wukich DK. Pes cavus deformities: Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group. Orthop Phys Ther Pract. 2009; 21(1):54-5.

32. Ulbrecht JS, Wukich DK. The Charcot foot: medical and surgical therapy. Curr Diab Rep. 2008 Dec; 8(6):444-51.

33. Boulton AJM, Armstrong  DG, Albert SA, Frykerg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LS, LeMaster JW, Mills JL, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK. Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment. A report of the Task Force of the Foot Care Interest Group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Phys Ther. 2008 Nov; 88(11):1436-43.

34. Belczyk RJ, Combs DB, Wukich DK. Technical Tip: A simple method for proper placement of an intramedullary nail entry point for tibiotalocalcaneal or tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis.  Foot Ankle Online J. 2008;1(9):4-11.

35. Belczyk RJ, Sung W, Wukich DK. Conical shaping of structural allografts for bone block arthrodesis in failed first metatarsophalangeal arthroplasty.  Foot Ankle Online J 2008; 1(8):4-5.

36. Belczyk RJ, Wukich DK. Extraction a difficult to remove intramedullary antibiotic spacer in the ankle.  Foot Ankle Online J. 2008;1(7):6-10.

37. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ, Burns PR, Frykberg RG. Complications encountered with circular ring fixation in persons with diabetes mellitus. Foot Ankle Int. 2008 Oct; 29(10):994-1000.

38. Belczyk RJ, Wukich DK. Stage 0 Charcot: Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group. Orthop Phys Ther Pract. 2008; 20(3):146-7.

39. Boulton AJM, Armstrong DG, Albert SA, Frykerg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LS, LeMaster JW, Mills JL, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK. Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Endocr Pract. 2008; 14(5):576-83.

40. Boulton AJM, Armstrong DG, Albert SA, Frykerg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LS, LeMaster JW, Mills JL, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK. Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Diabetes Care. 2008 Aug;31(8):1679-85.

41. Wukich DK, Kline AJ. The management of ankle fractures in patients with diabetes. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jul; 90(7):1570-8.

42. Wukich DK, Rhim B, Lowery NJ, Dial D. Biotenodesis screw for fixation of FDL transfer in the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity. Foot Ankle Int. 2008 Jul; 29(7): 730-4

43. Wukich DK, Waters DH. Thromboembolism following foot and ankle surgery: a case series and literature review. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 May-Jun; 47(3):243-9.

44. McPoil TG, Martin RL, Cornwall MW, Wukich DK, Irrgang JJ, Godges JJ. Heel pain--plantar fasciitis: clinical practice guildelines linked to the international classification of function, disability, and health from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2008 Apr; 38(4):A1-A18.

45. Burns PR, Wukich DK. Surgical reconstruction of the Charcot rearfoot and ankle. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2008 Jan; 25(1):95-120, vii-viii.

46. Lattermann C, Goldstein JL, Wukich DK, Lee S, Bach BR, Jr. Practical management of Lisfranc injuries in athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2007 Jul; 17(4):311-5.

47. Prisk VR, Wukich DK. Ankle fractures in diabetics. Foot Ankle Clin. 2006 Dec;11(4):849-63.

48. Plakseychuk A, Wukich DK. Ilizarov external fixator in foot and ankle reconstruction. Curr Opin Orthop. 2006; 17(2):423-44.

49. Frykberg RG, Zgonis T, Armstrong DG, Driver VR, Giurini JM, Kravitz SR, Landsmann AS, Lavery LA, Moore JC, Schuberth JM, Wukich DK, Anderson C, Vanore JV. Diabetic Foot Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2006; 45(5) Supplement 1-66.

50. Marin LE, Wukich DK, Zgonis T. The surgical management of high- and low-energy tibial plafond fractures: A combination of internal and external fixation devices. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2006 Apr; 23(2):423-44, vii.

51. Wukich DK, Donley BG, Sferra JJ. Hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint. Foot Ankle Clin. 2005 Mar; 10(1):157-66.

52. Wukich DK, Motko J. Safety of total contact casting in high-risk patients with neuropathic foot ulcers. Foot Ankle Int. 2004 Aug; 25(8):556-60.

53. Murphy RX, Jr., Jennings JF, Wukich DK. Major neurovascular complications of endoscopic carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg [Am]. 1994 Jan; 19(1):114-8.

54. Wukich DK, Van Dam BE, Graeber GM, Martyak T. Serum creatine kinase and lactate dehydrogenase changes after anterior approaches to the thoracic and lumbar spine. Spine. 1990 Mar; 15(3):187-90.

55. Wukich DK, Bowen JR. A long-term study of triple arthrodesis for correction of pes cavovarus in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. J Pediatr Orthop. 1989 Jul-Aug; 9(4):433-7.

56. Wukich DK, Callaghan JJ, Graeber GM, Martyak T, Savory CG, Lyon JJ. Cardiac isoenzyme values after total joint arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1989 May (242):232-40.

57. Wukich DK, Callaghan JJ, Graeber GM, Martyak T, Lyon JJ. Operative treatment of acute hip fractures: its effect on serum creatine kinase, lactate dehydrogenase and their isoenzymes. J Trauma. 1989 Mar; 29(3):375-9.

58. Wukich DK, Van Dam BE, Abreu SH. Preoperative indium-labeled white blood cell scintigraphy in suspected osteomyelitis of the axial skeleton. Spine. 1988 Oct; 13(10):1168-70.

59. Wukich DK, Abreu SH, Callaghan JJ, et al. Diagnosis of infection by preoperative scintigraphy with indium-labeled white blood cells. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1987 Dec; 69(9):1353-60.

60. Graeber GM, O'Neill JF, Wolf RE, Wukich DK, Cafferty PJ, Harmon JW. Elevated levels of peripheral serum creatine phosphokinase with strangulated small bowel obstruction. Arch Surg. 1983 Jul; 118(7):837-40.

61. Graeber GM, Wukich DK, Cafferty PJ, et al. Changes in peripheral serum creatine phosphokinase (CPK) and lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) in acute experimental colonic infarction. Ann Surg. 1981 Dec; 194(6):708-15.

 

Book Chapters, Published Abstracts  and Invited Reviews

62. Wukich DK and Tuason DA: Diagnosis and treatment of chronic ankle pain. In Instructional Course Lectures Volume 60, Egol KA and Tornetta P Eds. Rosemont, Ill, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011, p. 335-350

63. Kline AJ, Wukich DK. Transfibular approach for ankle arthrodesis. In: Easley M, ed. Operative techniques in foot and ankle surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2011:660-665.

64. Kline, A.; Manley, M.; and Wukich, D. K.: Peroneal tendon injuries. In Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine, pages 605-08. Edited by Fu, F. H., Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

65. Manley, M.; Kline, A.; and Wukich, D. K.: Posterior tibial tendon stabilization and release. In Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine, pages 597-604. Edited by Fu, F. H., Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

66. McMillen RL, Lowery NJ, Wukich DK. Surgical site infection risk in patients with diabetes. Lower Extrem Rev. 2010 July; 2(6):43-48.

67. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ. Silent neuropathic bone injuries and dislocations- Stage 0. In: Frykberg RG, editor. The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Principles and Management. Brooklandville: Data Trace; 2010. p. 117-30.

68. Wukich DK, Zgonis T. Circular external fixation in Charcot neuroarthropathy In: Frykberg RG, editor. The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Principles and Management. Brooklandville: Data Trace; 2010. p. 231-41.

69. Martin RL, Carcia CR, Belczyk RJ, Wukich DK. Foot and Ankle. In: Sueki D, Brechter J, eds. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor. Maryland Heights: Mosby Elsevier; 2010:252-264.

70. Lowery NJ, Wukich DK. Adolescent hallux valgus: evaluation and treatment. Oper Tech Orthop. 2009; 19(1):52-57.

71. Wukich DK. Neurological disorders of the foot and ankle. In: Lieberman JR, editor. AAOS Board Review Manual. Rosemont: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2009. p. 1225-38.

72. Martin RL, Hutt DM, Wukich DK. Evidence of validity for the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM) in individuals with diabetes mellitus. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009; 39(1 Supplement A23). (Abstract)

73. Martin RL, Hutt DM, Wukich DK. Evidence of validity for the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM) in individuals with diabetes mellitus. Pitt Orthop J 2008:19.319 (Abstract)

74. Feibel J, Wukich DK, Donley B. Tendon Injuries around the Foot and Ankle . In: El Attrache N, Harner C, Mirzayan R, Sekiya J, Editors. Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2007. p. 647-56.

75. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ. An Introduction to the Taylor Spatial Frame for foot and ankle applications. Oper Tech Orthop. 2006; 16(1):2-9.

76. Zgonis T, Roukis TS, Polyzois V, Wukich DK. Surgical management of the unstable diabetic Charcot deformity using the Taylor Spatial Frame. Oper Tech Orthop. 2006; 16(1):9-13.

77. Wukich DK, Dial D. Equinovarus deformity correction with the Taylor Spatial Frame. Oper Tech Orthop. 2006; 16(1):18-22.

78. Belczyk RJ, Wukich DK. Correction of rockerbottom deformity with the Butt Frame. Oper Tech Orthop. 2006; 16(1):23-31.

79. Esway J, Boyer M, Shereff MJ, Wukich DK. Lisfranc's injury: What have we learned since Napoleon's era? Oper Tech Orthop. 2006; 16(1):60-7.

80. Wukich DK, Roussel AJ. Opening wedge osteotomy of the first metatarsal base: a technique for of metatarsus primus varus using a new titanium opening wedge plate. Oper Tech Orthop. 2006;16(1):76-81.

81. Latterman C, Armfield D, Wukich DK. Lower leg, ankle and foot Injuries.   In: McMahon PJ, editor. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Sports Medicine: Lange; 2006. p. 99-117.

82. Labriola J, Wukich DK. Correcting complex foot and ankle deformities-spatial frame is used to treat post-traumatic ischemic contracture of the lower extremity. Orthop Tech Rev. 2005; 41:22-3.

 

Professional Activities

1. Advancing the standard of care for diabetic foot ulcers. Indiana, PA Wound Care Group: October 2011.

2. Why a below knee amputation is not necessarily a failure. 2011 Diabetic Limb Salvage: A Team Approach; September 2011; Washington, DC.

3. Midfoot Ulcers: What the current published evidence tells us. 2011 Diabetic Limb Salvage: A Team Approach; September 2011; Washington, DC.

4. Inpatient management of diabetic foot disorders: a paradigm shift is necessary. UPMC Mercy Department of Medicine Grand Rounds (August 2011).

5. The role of surgery in the management of the Charcot foot. 71st Annual Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association (June 2011).

6. Diabetic foot disorders: a paradigm shift is necessary. 71st Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association (June 2011).

7. Inpatient management of diabetic foot disorders. UPMC Annual foot and ankle conference (June 2011).

8. Diabetic foot disorders and inpatient management UPMC Internal Medicine resident grand rounds (May 2011).

9. The incidence of postoperative infection after foot and ankle surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus. In 6th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, May 2011

10. Surgical management of diabetic Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle: a systematic review. In 6th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, May 2011

11. Major arthrodesis of the foot and ankle in patients with diabetes mellitus. In 6th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, 2011

12. The surgical management of Charcot neuroarthropathy: a framework for success. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2011. Los Angeles, Cal, March 2011.

13. Digitally remastered: practical tips for foot and ankle reconstruction. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2011. Los Angeles, Cal, March 2011.

14. Diabetic foot disease: the role of bioengineering. University of Pittsburgh School of Bioengineering Graduate Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2011.

15. Retrograde ankle arthrodesis using an intramedullary nail: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes mellitus. 41st Annual Specialty Day Meeting, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. San Diego, Cal; 2011.

16. Charcot foot: a new surgical algorithm. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting. San Diego, CAL; 2011(February).

17. Surgical management of diabetic foot infections. The Desert Foot 2010: 7th Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference. Scottsdale, AZ; 2010

18. Management of ankle fractures in patients with diabetes mellitus. The Desert Foot 2010: 7th Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference. Scottsdale, AZ; 2010

19. Intramedullary nailing for ankle and subtalar fusion.: The Desert Foot 2010:7th Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference; November 2010; Scottsdale, AZ

20. Can we justify the costs of limb salvage in the Charcot foot? Evidence based medicine versus opinion. 2010 Diabetic Limb Salvage: A Team Approach; October 2010; Washington, DC.

21. Amputations of the digit, ray and midfoot. Paper presented at: 2010 Diabetic Limb Salvage: A Team Approach; October 2010, 2010; Washington, DC.

22. Complications associated with surgically treated ankle fractures: a comparison of uncomplicated versus complicated diabetes. 12th  Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Associations of Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and United States. Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom: September 2010.

23. Essentials on diabetic foot management. Ninth Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium: Controversies and Updates on Current Therapy. Pittsburgh, PA. September 2010.

24. The diabetic foot: what the emergency room physician needs to know. UPMC Center for Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds. Pittsburgh, PA: July 2010.

25. Complications associated with surgically treated ankle fractures: a comparison of uncomplicated versus complicated diabetes. 26th Annual Summer Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. National Harbor, MD:July 2010.

26. Osteomyelitis and the diabetic foot: the evidence for surgical management. 2010 WPM Congress. Anaheim, Cal; June 2010.

27. Deep vein thrombosis in foot and ankle surgery. 2010 WPM Congress. Anaheim, Cal; June 2010.

28. Everything you wanted to know about the diabetic foot but were afraid to ask. UPMC Home Care Nurses Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pa; June 2010.

29. Charcot foot surgery: all of the tips I can think of. Diabetic Foot Global Conference, Los Angeles, Cal., March 2010.

30. Diabetes mellitus and the orthopaedic surgeon.. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pa, March 2010.

31. Diagnosis and management of stress fractures of the foot and ankle. Sports Medicine Conference,University of Pittsburgh Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, March 2010.

32. Charcot foot: a new surgical algorithm. Instructional Course Lecture 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, La, March 2010 (Co-faculty Michael Pinzur MD, James Sammarco MD)

33. The management and treatment of chronic ankle pain. Instructional Course Lecture 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, La, February 2010 (Co-faculty James Sferra MD, Richard d’Asla MD)

34. The Consequences of Complacency: Managing the Effects of Unrecognized Charcot Feet. (Poster Presentation)2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nev, February 2010 (Coauthor Drs. Wenjay Sung, Shelly Wipf and David Armstrong)

35. Surgical Management of Charcot Arthropathy: Systematic Review of Evidence Based Medicine(Podium Presentation)2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nev, February 2010 (Coauthor Drs.Nicholas Lowery and Jason Woods)

36. Radiographic Outcomes Following Primary Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint for Hallux Abductovalgus Deformity. 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nev, February 2010 (Coauthors Drs, Wenjay Sung, Andrew Kluesner, Jay Irrgang and Patrick Burns)

37. Transfibular Approach with Lateral Fibular Onlay Strut for Ankle Arthrodesis in High Risk Patients. (Poster Presentation)2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nev, February 2010 (Coauthor Drs. Wenjay Sung and Robert Greenhagen)

38. Improving Health Outcomes Scores with Below Knee Amputations for Charcot Wounds. (Poster Presentation)2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nev, February 2010 (Coauthor Dr. Wenjay Sung)

39. Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Winter Meeting, Durham, NC, January 2010.

40. Quality of Life after Major Amputations in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Winter Meeting, Durham, NC, January 2010.

41. Charcot Foot Surgery: What Lessons have I Learned? North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Winter Meeting, Durham, NC, January 2010.

42. Diabetic Foot Infections: Diagnosis and Management. 6th Annual Multidisciplinary High Risk Management of the Diabetic Foot, Tempe, AZ, November 2009.

43. Charcot Foot Reconstruction: What, When and Why? 6th Annual Multidisciplinary High Risk Management of the Diabetic Foot, Tempe, AZ, November 2009.

44. The Great Osteomyelitis Debate: Osteomyelitis is a Surgical Disease 6th Annual Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium: Multidisciplinary Management of the High Risk Diabetic Foot. Tempe, AZ, November 2009

45. Charcot Foot Wounds: When to go to the Operating Room vs When to Keep them in the Clinic Georgetown University Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference 2009, Washington, DC, September 2009.

46. Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Core Lecture Series (PGY 1-6), Pittsburgh, Pa, September 2009

47. Pes Cavovarus Deformity: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Core Lecture Series (PGY 1-6), Pittsburgh, Pa, September 2009

48. Applied Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Core Lecture Series (PGY 1-6), Pittsburgh, Pa, August 2009

49. Postoperative Infections in Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Comparison of Patients with and without Diabetes.  25th Annual Summer Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Semifinalist Presentation for the Roger Mann Award, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 2009

50. Postoperative Infections in Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Comparison of Patients with and without Diabetes. 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association Special Emphasis Poster Presentation, Bonita Springs, Fl, June 2009

51. The Management of Acute Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, June 2009.

52. Diagnosis and Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy. UPMC Diabetes Update 2009: Including the Challenges of the Diabetic Foot. Pittsburgh, Pa, May 2009.

53. Major Amputations in a Minor Key. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2009, Los Angeles, CAL, March 2009.

54. Treatment of Charcot: Is the Best Surgery the One We Never Do? Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2009, Los Angeles, CAL, March 2009.

55. History of Ilizarov Circular Multiplane External Fixation. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2009: Hands on External Fixation Workshop, Los Angeles, CAL, March 2009.

56. Anatomic Safe Zones for Pin Placement. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2009: Hands on External Fixation Workshop, Los Angeles, CAL, March 2009.

57. Surgical Site Infection in Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Comparison of Patients with and without Diabetes Mellitus. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting 2009, Washington, DC March 2009

58. The Management and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain. Instructional Course Lecture 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2009

59. Early Complications Following Operative Treatment of Pilon Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2009

60. Stress Fractures of the Lower Extremity: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Ground Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pa, December 2008 (Resident Lisa Choi MD)

61. Fractures of the Calcaneus: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residents Core Lecture Series (PGY 1-6), Pittsburgh, Pa, December 2008

62. The Charcot Foot: What the Internist Needs to Know: UPMC Mercy Internal Medicine Residents Conference(PGY1-3), Pittsburgh, Pa, December 2008

63. Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot: Diagnosis and Management. 5th Annual Multidisciplinary High Risk Management of the Diabetic Foot, Birmingham, Ala, November 2008.

64. Charcot Foot Reconstruction: What, When and Why? 5th Annual Multidisciplinary High Risk Management of the Diabetic Foot, Birmingham, Ala, November 2008.

65. Medial Displacement Osteotomy of the Calcaneus for Stage IIA Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity. Foot and Ankle Residents Course(PGY2-4), Naples,Fla, November 2008.

66. Flexor to Extensor Tendon Transfer for Flexible Hammertoes . Foot and Ankle Residents Course, Naples, Fla, November 2008.

67. Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Midfoot: University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Ground Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pa, October 2008 (Resident Daniel Martin MD)

68. The Use of External Fixation in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 9th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons and Management of the Diabetic Foot and Wound Healing: Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium, New Orleans LA, September 2008

69. The Surgical Treatment of Charcot Arthropathy. Georgetown University Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference 2008, Washington, DC, September 2008.

70. The Role of Surgery in the Charcot Foot. National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disorders Workshop on Charcot Neuroarthropathy, Bethesda, MD, September 2008.

71. The Surgical Treatment of Charcot Arthropathy. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2008, Hollywood, CAL, March 2008.

72. How I Decide when to Amputate. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2008, Hollywood, CAL, March 2008.

73. Foot Osteotomies: Choosing the Correct Osteotomy and Technical Considerations. Limb Lengthening and Reconstructions Society Specialty Day Program, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, Ca, March 2008,

74. The Management and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain. Instructional Course Lecture 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, Ca, March 2008

75. Evidence of Validity for the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM) in Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Long Beach, Cal February 2008.

76. The Diabetic Foot: What You Need to Know in 2007. Update on Diabetes Management: A Continuum of Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Southside, Pittsburgh, Pa, October 2007

77. Surgical Strategies for Managing the Ulcerated Foot. 8th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons and Management of the Diabetic Foot and Wound Healing: Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium, New Orleans LA September 2007

78. Complications Associated with Circular Ring Fixation in Patients with Diabetes versus Patients without Diabetes. Poster Presentation. 8th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons and Management of the Diabetic Foot and Wound Healing, New Orleans LA September 2007.

79. Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy: Why We Have to Treat Them Differently. St. Elizabeth Health Center Orthopaedic Trauma  Grand Rounds, Youngstown OH August 2007

80. Management of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy. Massachusetts General Hospital Grand Rounds Presentation, Boston MA June 2007

81. Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Lecture(PGY1-5), Boston, MA June 2007

82. The Role of Surgical in the Management of Charcot Foot and Ankle Disorders. 67th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association: Interest Group Discussion on Foot Care, Chicago, Ill, June 2007

83. Surgical Reconstruction of the Charcot Foot and Ankle. UPMC Southside 7th Annual Course: Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA, June 2007

84. Bone Tumors of the Foot and Ankle. UPMC Southside 7th Annual Course: Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA, June 2007

85. Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. UPMC Southside 7th Annual Course: Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA, June 2007

86. Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation of the Charcot Patient. SBI Course on Essentials of Lower Extremity External Fixation. Dallas, Texas, May 2007.

87. Anatomic Safe Zones of the Leg, Ankle and Foot for Circular External Fixation,  SBI Course on Essentials of Lower Extremity External Fixation. Dallas, Texas, May 2007.

88. Modern Treatment of Charcot Arthropathy. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2007, Hollywood, CAL, March 2007.

89. How I Decide when to Amputate. Diabetic Foot Global Conference 2007, Hollywood, CAL, March 2007.

90. Complications of Circular External Fixation in Diabetic Patients. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Orlando, FL March 2007.

91. Use of a Biotenodesis Screw for Treatment of Stage II Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Orlando, FL March 2007.

92. Nonunion of Medial Malleolar Osteotomies in the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Orlando, FL March 2007.

93. Rigid Stabilization of Partial Incongruous Lisfranc Dislocations: A Cannulated Solid Screw Technique. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Orlando, March FL 2007.

94. Thromboembolism after Foot and Ankle Surgery: Case Series and Review of the Literature. 2007 Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Orlando, FL March 2007

95. Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. UPMC Sports Medicine Athletic Training Seminar. Pittsburgh, PA March 2007

96. Chronic Ankle Instability: Surgical Treatment and Postoperative Management. American Physical Therapy Association. Boston, Mass February 2007

97. The Management and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain. Instructional Course Lecture 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, Ca February 2007

98. A Circular Approach to the Charcot Foot. 3rd Annual Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium: Multidisciplinary Management of the High Risk Diabetic Foot. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2006.

99. Osteomyelitis is a Surgical Disease: Point/ Counterpoint Debate with Dr. Warren Joseph. 3rd Annual Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium: Multidisciplinary Management of the High Risk Diabetic Foot. Scottsdale, AZ,

100. A Surgeon’s Approach to Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 3rd Annual Veterans Administration Diabetic Foot Symposium: Multidisciplinary Management of the High Risk Diabetic Foot. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2006

101. Postoperative Care of the Charcot Patient. Advanced External Fixation-Taylor Spatial Frame Course, Memphis,TN October 2006.

102. Distal Tibia Nonunion with Varus Deformity: Spatial Frame Application and Preoperative Planning. Advanced External Fixation-Taylor Spatial Frame Course, Memphis,TN October 2006.

103. The Role of Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) in Complex, High Risk Foot and Ankle Surgery-Case Study Presentations. Exogen Science Summit 2006, Memphis, TN, October 2006.

104. Management of Failed Total Ankle Arthroplasty. Western Pennsylvania Hospital Symposium on Ankle Arthritis, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2006.

105. Arthrodiastasis and Ankle Joint Distraction, Western Pennsylvania Hospital Symposium on Ankle Arthritis, October 2006.

106. Principles of Wound Bed Preparation. Wound and Ostomy Care Conference. Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona, Pa October 2006.

107. Wound Healing Risk Factors Following Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures. 12th Annual Hands on Course of the Association Internationale pour L’Osteosynthese Dynamique: Focus on Complex Foot and Ankle Trauma, Strasbourg, France, September 2006.

108. Conventional Arthrodesis of the Ankle. 12th Annual Hands on Course of the Association Internationale pour L’Osteosynthese Dynamique: Focus on Complex Foot and Ankle Trauma, Strasbourg, France, September 2006.

109. Management of Acute Ankle Fractures in Diabetic Patients with Neuropathy. Ohio State University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Visiting Professor, Columbus, Ohio, September 2006

110. Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. Ohio State University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Visiting Professor, Columbus, Ohio, September 2006

111. Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstruction using the Taylor Spatial Frame, International External Fixation Symposium: Advanced Lower Extremity Applications of Monolateral, Ilizarov and Taylor Spatial Frame Fixators. San Antonio, Texas, August 2006

112. When and How I Use the Taylor Spatial Miter Frame Construct, International External Fixation Symposium: Advanced Lower Extremity Applications of Monolateral, Ilizarov and Taylor Spatial Frame Fixators. San Antonio, Texas, August 2006

113. Anatomic Safe Zones of the Leg, Ankle and Foot for Circular External Fixation, International External Fixation Symposium: Advanced Lower Extremity Applications of Monolateral, Ilizarov and Taylor Spatial Frame Fixators. San Antonio, Texas, August 2006

114. Mini-Symposium on Charcot Foot Disorders, Advanced Applications of External Fixation, Avon, Colorado, July 2006

115. Taylor Spatial Frame: General Principles in the Foot and Ankle. Advanced Applications of External Fixation, Avon, Colorado, July 2006.

116. Forum Discussion: Treatment of “Unusual Fractures of the Foot and Ankle, Controversies and Outcomes in Locked Plating of Fractures, Ft. Lauderdale Florida, June 2006.

117. Calcaneus and Ankle Fractures: Is There a Role for Locked Plating?, Controversies and Outcomes in Locked Plating of Fractures, Ft. Lauderdale Florida, June 2006.

118. Midfoot Osteotomy of Charcot Neuroarthropathy, Sixth Annual UPMC Podiatry Conference, Pittsburgh PA, June 2006

119. Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation of the Charcot Patient, Essentials of Foot and Ankle Taylor Spatial Frame External Fixation Symposium, Philadelphia PA , May 2006

120. Anatomic Safe Zones of the Leg, Ankle and Foot for Circular External Fixation, Essentials of Foot and Ankle Taylor Spatial Frame External Fixation Symposium, Philadelphia PA, May 2006

121. Injuries to Lisfranc Joints, Orthofix Foot and Ankle Course, Verona Italy, April 2006

122. The Treatment of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus, Orthofix Foot and Ankle Course, Verona, Italy, April 2006

123. Foot and Ankle Injuries, Emergency Medicine Update: Focus on Orthopaedics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2006

124. Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional Course Lecture, 2006 Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), March 2006

125. Open Versus Closed Amputations: Is There Enough Evidence to Make a Choice?: Diabetic Foot Update 2005: Multidisciplinary Approach, University of Texas Health Center, San Antonio, December 2005

126. Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation of the Charcot Patient, Symposium on Charcot Neuroarthropathy, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, December, 2005

127. Management of Acute Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus, University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Ground Rounds, Pittsburgh, Pa, June 2005

128. Ankle Instability, Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, UPMC Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa, June 2005

129. Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Foot, Third Brazilian Congress of Traumatology and Sports, Brasilia, Brazil, June 2005

130. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Instability, Third Brazilian Congress of Traumatology and Sports, Brasilia, Brazil, June 2005

131. Stress Fractures of the Foot, Third Brazilian Congress of Traumatology and Sports, Brasilia, Brazil, June 2005

132. Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Ankle Pain, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional Course Lecture, 2005 Annual Meeting (Washington, DC), February 2005

133. Injuries to the Ankle Mimicking Ankle Sprains, West Penn Hospital Foot and Ankle Symposium, February 2005

134. The Management of Acute Fractures in Patients with Diabetes, West Penn Hospital Foot and Ankle Symposium, February 2005

135. Proximal Metatarsal Osteotomies, Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Specialty Society Symposium Series: Foot and Ankle Update 2004, November 2004

136. Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle” and “Ankle Sprain T hat Don’t get Better” Grand   Rounds, UPMC Primary Care Sports Medicine, September 2004

137. Neuropathic Arthropathy of the Foot, Grand Rounds, St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital, November 2001

138. The Effect of Orthopaedic Surgery on the Cardiac Isoenzymes of Creatine Kinase and Lactate Dehydrogenase, Investigator Recognition Seminar, Department of Clinical Investigation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1989

139. Major Orthopaedic Surgery: Its Effects on the Myocardial Associated Isoenzymes of Creatine Kinase and Lactate Dehydrogenase, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Williamsburg, VA 1988

140. Metabolic Bone Disease, Resident Lecture Series, Walter Reed Orthopaedic Service, Washington, DC, 1988

141. Serum Creatine Kinase and Lactate Dehydrogenase Changes Following Anterior Approaches to the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine, Scoliosis Research Society, Baltimore, MD 1988

142. Triple Arthrodesis for the Correction of Pes Cavovarus in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Colorado Springs, CO, 1988

143. Indium Labeled Leukocyte Scanning in Chronic Musculoskeletal Infections, Delaware Orthopaedic Society, Wilmington, DE, 1987

144. Diagnosis of Vertebral Osteomyelitis Using In-WBC Scintigraphy, Scoliosis Research Society, Vancouver, BC, 1987

145. In-WBC Scintigraphy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Infections, Investigator Recognition Seminar, Department of Clinical Investigation, Walter Reed Army Medial Center, Washington, DC, 1987

146. Fractures Above the Ankle, Resident Lecture Series, Walter Reed Orthopaedic Service, Washington, DC, 1987

147. Preoperative In-WBC Scintigraphy in Chronic Osteomyelitis, Washington Orthopaedic Society Residents Night, Arlington, VA, 1987

148. Preoperative in WBC Scintigraphy in Suspected Chronic Osteomyelitis and Periprosthetic Infection, American Orthopaedic Association Residents and Fellow Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, 1987

149. In-WBC Scanning in Chronic Musculoskeletal Infections, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Colorado Springs, CO, 1986

150. Indium Labeled Leukocyte Scanning, Southern Medical Association Residents and Fellow Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1986

151. Treatment of Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds of Washington, Bethesda, MD, 1986

152. Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism, Resident Lecture Series, Walter Reed Orthopaedic Service, Washington, DC, 1985

153. Wound Healing, Resident Lecture Series, Walter Reed Orthopaedic Service, Washington, DC, 1985

 

 

 

 

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