Boston Children's Hospital

Hand And Upper Extremity

  • Peter M. Waters, M.D.
  • Donald S. Bae, M.D.
  • Apurva S. Shah, M.D., M.B.A.
Waters PM, Bae DS. Pediatric hand and upper limb surgery: A practical guide. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2012. 657p.
Shi LL, Bae DS, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ, Waters PM. Contained versus uncontained lesions in juvenile elbow osteochondritis dissecans. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Apr-May;32(3):221-5.
Shah AS, Bae DS. Management of pediatric trigger thumb and trigger finger. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Apr;20(4):206-13.

Hip Preservation

  • Young-Jo Kim, M.D.
  • Benton E. Heyworth, M.D.
  • James R. Kasser, M.D.
  • Mininder S. Kocher, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Michael B. Millis, M.D.
  • Benjamin J. Shore, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
Shore BJ, Novais EN, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Low early failure rates using a surgical dislocation approach in healed legg-calvé-perthes disease. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Sep;470(9):2441-9.
Kim SD, Jessel R, Zurakowski D, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Anterior Delayed Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of Cartilage Values Predict Joint Failure After Periacetabular Osteotomy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Sierra RJ, Beaule P, Zaltz I, Millis MB, Clohisy JC, Trousdale RT; for the ANCHOR group. Prevention of Nerve Injury After Periacetabular Osteotomy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug;470(8):2209-2219. Epub 2012 Jun 9.
Millis MB, Siebenrock KA; Session Participants. Report of Breakout Session: Defining Parameters for Correcting the Acetabulum During a Pelvic Reorientation Osteotomy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Heyworth BE, Dolan MM, Nguyen JT, Chen NC, Kelly BT. Preoperative three-dimensional CT predicts intraoperative findings in hip arthroscopy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jul;470(7):1950-7. Epub 2012 Apr 13.
Lee CB, Kim YJ. Imaging hip dysplasia in the skeletally mature. Orthop Clin North Am. 2012 Jul;43(3):329-42
Mohtadi NG, Griffin DR, Pedersen ME, Chan D, Safran MR, Parsons N, Sekiya JK, Kelly BT, Werle JR, Leunig M, McCarthy JC, Martin HD, Byrd JW, Philippon MJ, Martin RL, Guanche CA, Clohisy JC, Sampson TG, Kocher MS, Larson CM; Multicenter Arthroscopy of the Hip Outcomes Research Network. The Development and validation of a self-administered quality-of-life outcome measure for young, active patients with symptomatic hip disease: the International Hip Outcome Tool (iHOT-33). Arthroscopy. 2012 May;28(5):595-605; quiz 606-10.e1.
Gholve PA, Flynn JM, Garner MR, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Predictors for secondary procedures in walking DDH. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Apr-May;32(3):282-9
Sankar WN, Schoenecker JG, Mayfield ME, Kim YJ, Millis MB. Acetabular retroversion in Down syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Apr-May;32(3):277-81.
Shore BJ, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Vascular safe zones for surgical dislocation in children with healed Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Apr 18;94(8):721-7.
Stelzeneder D, Mamisch TC, Kress I, Domayer SE, Werlen S, Bixby SD, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Patterns of joint damage seen on MRI in early hip osteoarthritis due to structural hip deformities. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Jul;20(7):661-9. Epub 2012 Mar 30.
Polkowski GG, Novais EN, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Does previous reconstructive surgery influence functional improvement and deformity correction after periacetabular osteotomy? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Feb;470(2):516-24.
Davidson D, Yen YM, Jette AM, Olarsch S, Kim YJ. Responsiveness of the SF-36 and WOMAC following periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Dec 7;93(23):2214-8.
Kuzyk PR, Kim YJ, Millis MB. Surgical management of healed slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 Nov;19(11):667-77.
Glotzbecker MP, Kocher MS, Sundel RP, Shore BJ, Spencer SA, Kasser JR. Primary lyme arthritis of the pediatric hip. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Oct-Nov;31(7):787-90.
Sankar WN, Millis MB, Kim YJ. Instability of the hip in patients with Down Syndrome: improved results with complete redirectional acetabular osteotomy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 19;93(20):1924-33.

Lower Extremity

  • James R. Kasser, M.D.
  • Martha M. Murray, M.D.
  • Samantha A. Spencer, M.D.
Yoshida R, Murray MM. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells enhance the anabolic effects of platelet-rich plasma on anterior cruciate ligament fibroblasts. J Orthop Res. 2012 Jul 5. doi: 10.1002/jor.22183.
Magarian EM, Vavken P, Connolly SA, Mastrangelo AN, Murray MM. Safety of intra-articular use of atelocollagen for enhanced tissue repair. Open Orthop J. 2012;6:231-8. Epub 2012 Jun 15.
Vavken P, Fleming BC, Mastrangelo AN, Machan JT, Murray MM. Biomechanical outcomes after bioenhanced anterior cruciate ligament repair and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction are equal in a porcine model. Arthroscopy. 2012 May;28(5):672-80. Epub 2012 Jan 20.
Haus BM, Mastrangelo AN, Murray MM. Effect of anterior cruciate healing on the uninjured ligament insertion site. J Orthop Res. 2012 Jan;30(1):86-94.
Cheng M, Johnson VM, Murray MM. Effects of age and platelet-rich plasma on ACL cell viability and collagen gene expression. J Orthop Res. 2012 Jan;30(1):79-85.
Vavken P, Sadoghi P, Murray MM. The effect of platelet concentrates on graft maturation and graft-bone interface healing in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in human patients: a systematic review of controlled trials. Arthroscopy. 2011 Nov;27(11):1573-83.
Tsai A, Chaudry G, Spencer S, Kasser JR, Alomari AI. Misdiagnosis of knee venous malformation as juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):683-90.
Harrison SL, Vavken P, Murray MM. Erythrocytes inhibit ligament fibroblast proliferation in a collagen scaffold. J Orthop Res. 2011 Sep;29(9):1361-6.

Cerebral Palsy

  • Benjamin J. Shore, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
Shore BJ, Yu X, Desai S, Selber P, Wolfe R, Graham HK. Adductor surgery to prevent hip displacement in children with cerebral palsy: the predictive role of the Gross Motor Function Classification System. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Feb 15;94(4):326-34.
Vuillermin C, Rodda J, Rutz E, Shore BJ, Smith K, Graham HK. Severe crouch gait in spastic diplegia can be prevented: a population-based study. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Dec;93(12):1670-5.
McGinley JL, Dobson F, Ganeshalingam R, Shore BJ, Rutz E, Graham HK. Single-event multilevel surgery for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Feb;54(2):117-28. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04143.x. Epub 2011 Nov 24.


  • John B. Emans, M.D.
  • Michael P. Glotzbecker, M.D.
  • Daniel J. Hedequist, M.D.
  • M. Timothy Hresko, M.D.
Newton PO, Bastrom TP, Emans JB, Shah SA, Shufflebarger HL, Sponseller PD, Sucato DJ, Lenke LG. Antifibrinolytic Agents Reduce Blood Loss During Pediatric Vertebral Column Resection Procedures. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Lenke LG, Newton PO, Sucato DJ, Shufflebarger HL, Emans JB, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Sides BA, Blanke KM. Complications Following 147 Consecutive Vertebral Column Resections for Severe Pediatric Spinal Deformity: A multicenter analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jul 20.
Schroerlucke SR, Akbarnia BA, Pawelek JB, Salari P, Mundis GM Jr, Yazici M, Emans JB, Sponseller PD; Growing Spine Study Group. How does thoracic kyphosis affect patient outcomes in growing rod surgery? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jul 1;37(15):1303-9.
Sponseller PD, Jain A, Lenke LG, Shah SA, Sucato DJ, Emans JB, Newton PO. Vertebral column resection in children with neuromuscular spine deformity. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 May 15;37(11):E655-61.
Yang JS, Sponseller PD, Thompson GH, Akbarnia BA, Emans JB, Yazici M, Skaggs DL, Shah SA, Salari P, Poe-Kochert C; Growing Spine Study Group. Growing rod fractures: risk factors and opportunities for prevention. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Sep 15;36(20):1639-44.
Li Y, Hresko MT. Lumbar spine surgery in athletes:: outcomes and return-to-play criteria. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul;31(3):487-98. Epub 2012 Apr 10.
d'Hemecourt PA, Hresko MT. Spinal deformity in young athletes. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul;31(3):441-51. Epub 2012 May 3.
Li Y, Hresko MT. Radiographic analysis of spondylolisthesis and sagittal spinopelvic deformity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Apr;20(4):194-205.
Mac-Thiong JM, Duong L, Parent S, Hresko MT, Dimar JR, Weidenbaum M, Labelle H. Reliability of the Spinal Deformity Study Group classification of lumbosacral spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jan 15;37(2):E95-102.
Li Y, Glotzbecker M, Hedequist D. Surgical site infection after pediatric spinal deformity surgery. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Sanders JO, Diab M, Richards SB, Lenke LG, Johnston CE, Emans JB, et al. Fixation points within the main thoracic curve: does more instrumentation produce greater curve correction and improved results? Spinal Deformity Study Group.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Oct 1;36(21):E1402-6.
McElroy MJ, Shaner AC, Crawford TO, Thompson GH, Kadakia RV, Akbarnia BA, Skaggs DL, Emans JB, Sponseller PD. Growing rods for scoliosis in spinal muscular atrophy: structural effects, complications, and hospital stays. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jul 15;36(16):1305-11.


  • Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.
  • Pierre A. d’Hemecourt, M.D.
  • Benton E. Heyworth, M.D.
  • Mininder S. Kocher, M.D., M.P.H.
Carter CW, Micheli LJ. Pediatr Ann. Strength training safety for younger children. 2012 Aug 1;41(8):306. doi: 10.3928/00904481-20120727-03.
Micheli LJ, d'Hemecourt PA. The explosion in organized sports has resulted in a concomitant increase in sports injuries. Introduction. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul;31(3):xv-xvi. Epub 2012 Apr 20.
Haus BM, Micheli LJ. Back pain in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul;31(3):423-40.
dʼHemecourt PA, Zurakowski D, dʼHemecourt CA, Curtis C, Ugrinow V, Deriu L, Micheli LJ. Validation of a new instrument for evaluating low back pain in the young athlete. Clin J Sport Med. 2012 May;22(3):244-8.
Nwachukwu BU, McFeely ED, Nasreddine A, Udall JH, Finlayson C, Shearer DW, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Arthrofibrosis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Dec;31(8):811-7.
Carter CW, Micheli LJ. Training the child athlete for prevention, health promotion, and performance: how much is enough, how much is too much? Clin Sports Med. 2011 Oct;30(4):679-90. Epub 2011 Aug 10.
Grannatt K, Heyworth BE, Ogunwole O, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Galeazzi semitendinosus tenodesis for patellofemoral instability in skeletally immature patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep;32(6):621-5.
Kocher MS, Shore B, Nasreddine AY, Heyworth BE. Treatment of posterior cruciate ligament injuries in pediatric and adolescent patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep;32(6):553-60.
Anstey DE, Heyworth BE, Price MD, Gill TJ. Effect of timing of ACL reconstruction in surgery and development of meniscal and chondral lesions. Phys Sportsmed. 2012 Feb;40(1):36-40.
Yoo WJ, Kocher MS, Micheli LJ. Growth plate disturbance after transphyseal reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in skeletally immature adolescent patients: an MR imaging study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):691-6.
Micheli L, Mountjoy M, Engebretsen L, Hardman K, Kahlmeier S, Lambert E, Ljungqvist A, Matsudo V, McKay H, Sundberg CJ. Fitness and health of children through sport: the context for action. Br J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;45(11):931-6. Review.
Mountjoy M, Andersen LB, Armstrong N, Biddle S, Boreham C, Bedenbeck HP, Ekelund U, Engebretsen L, Hardman K, Hills AP, Kahlmeier S, Kriemler S, Lambert E, Ljungqvist A, Matsudo V, McKay H, Micheli L, Pate R, Riddoch C, Schamasch P, Sundberg CJ, Tomkinson G, van Sluijs E, van Mechelen W. International Olympic Committee consensus statement on the health and fitness of young people through physical activity and sport. Br J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;45(11):839-48. No abstract available. Erratum in: Br J Sports Med. 2011 Oct;45(13):1063.
Sonneville KR, Gordon CM, Kocher MS, Pierce LM, Ramappa A, Field AE. Vitamin D, Calcium, and Dairy Intakes and Stress Fractures Among Female Adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Carter CW, Kocher MS. Meniscus repair in children. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jan;31(1):135-54. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2011.09.002.
Bishop JS, Crall TS, Kocher MS. Operative versus nonoperative treatment after primary traumatic anterior glenohumeral dislocation. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Jan;21(1):e17-8. Epub 2011 Nov 12.
Chicorell AM, Nasreddine AY, Kocher MS. Physeal-sparing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with iliotibial band. Clin Sports Med. 2011 Oct;30(4):767-77.
Ju KL, Zurakowski D, Kocher MS. Differentiating between methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children: an evidence-based clinical prediction algorithm. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Sep 21;93(18):1693-701.


  • Donald S. Bae, M.D.
  • Pierre A. d’Hemecourt, M.D.
  • John B. Emans, M.D.
  • Benton E. Heyworth, M.D.
  • M. Timothy Hresko, M.D.
  • James R. Kasser, M.D.
  • Mininder S. Kocher, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Dennis E. Kramer, M.D.
  • Susan T. Mahan, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Benjamin J. Shore, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
  • Brian Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Peter M. Waters, M.D.
  • Yi-Meng Yen, M.D.
Das De S, Bae DS, Waters PM. Displaced humeral lateral condyle fractures in children: should we bury the pins? J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep;32(6):573-8.
Mahan ST, Osborn E, Bae DS, Waters PM, Kasser JR, Kocher MS, Snyder BD, Hresko MT. Changing practice patterns: the impact of a randomized clinical trial on surgeons preference for treatment of type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jun;32(4):340-5.
Mahan ST, Osborn E, Bae DS, Song KS, Waters PM. Lateral condylar humerus fractures: which ones should we fix? J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jun;32 Suppl 1:S5-9.
Song KS, Waters PM. Lateral condylar humerus fractures: which ones should we fix? J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jun;32 Suppl 1:S5-9.
Shore BJ, Palmer CS, Bevin C, Johnson MB, Torode IP. Pediatric pelvic fracture: a modification of a preexisting classification. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Mar;32(2):162-8.
Heyworth BE, Suppan CA, Kramer DE, Yen YM. Management of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures.Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Vezeridis PS, Bae DS, Kocher MS, Kramer DE, Yen YM, Waters PM. Surgical treatment for avulsion injuries of the humeral lesser tuberosity apophysis in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 19;93(20):1882-8.
Delaney RA, Burns A, Emans JB. Arteriovenous fistula formation after a closed proximal tibial fracture in a child. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Oct;93(10):1424-6.
Hutchinson PH, Bae DS, Waters PM. Intramedullary nailing versus percutaneous pin fixation of pediatric proximal humerus fractures: a comparison of complications and early radiographic results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):617-22.
Gholson JJ, Bae DS, Zurakowski D, Waters PM. Scaphoid fractures in children and adolescents: contemporary injury patterns and factors influencing time to union. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jul 6;93(13):1210-9.

General Orthopaedics

  • Mininder S. Kocher, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Benjamin J. Shore, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
  • Brian Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Samantha A. Spencer, M.D.
Shore BJ, Nasreddine AY, Kocher MS. Overcoming the funding challenge: the cost of randomized controlled trials in the next decade. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Jul 18;94 Suppl 1:101-6.
Okike K, Liu B, Lin YB, Torpey JL, Kocher MS, Mehlman CT, Bhandari M, Biermann JS. The orthopedic gender gap: trends in authorship and editorial board representation over the past 4 decades. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2012 Jul;41(7):304-10.
Goldberg AJ, MacGregor A, Spencer SA. An information revolution in orthopaedics. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Apr;94(4):454-8. Review.
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