Orthopaedic Traumatology

Shock Trauma's Orthopaedic Trauma Service provides expert care for patients with severe musculoskeletal injuries and related complications. The service is a regional resource for physicians challenged by complex orthopaedic cases. In academic year 2014, the Orthopaedic Trauma Service treated or provided consultation for more than 1600 of the approximately 6000 patients admitted to Shock Trauma.

Feturing Dr. Jason Nascone

Patients with the following acute and chronic conditions may benefit from referral to Shock Trauma's Orthopaedic Trauma Service:

Acute Injuries

  • Difficult fractures of the upper and lower extremities, including open and complex periarticular injuries
  • Complex fractures in the joints (periarticular injuries)
  • Severe open fractures
  • Patients with multiple injuries
  • Pelvic and acetabular (hip) fractures
  • Geriatric fractures
  • Extremity injuries requiring hyperbaric oxygen

Complications or Chronic Conditions

  • Non-unions (fractures that did not heal)
  • Mal-unions (fractures that healed in poor position)
  • Infections and osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  • Arthritis after fracture

Patients requiring post-acute services can be followed by referring physicians, Shock Trauma faculty, or other specialists in the University Rehabilitation Network.

Offering one of the nation's premiere fellowships in orthopaedic trauma, Shock Trauma is the principal training site for orthopaedic trauma for a number of civilian and military orthopaedic surgery residency programs including: The University of Maryland, Columbia University, Mayo Clinic, The Union Memorial Hospital, The Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Bethesda Naval Medical Center, Tripler Medical Center, Jefferson, and Lennox Hill.

The Orthopaedic Trauma faculty are leaders in cutting edge research programs aimed at improving the outcomes after fracture. Ongoing work includes multi-center clinical trials of more effective treatments for fractures, biomechanics of fracture fixation, rehabilitation following extremity injury, and improved strategies in limb salvage.

Specialists at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are available for consultation and patient referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ambulatory patients are evaluated in Shock Trauma's Outpatient Clinic on a scheduled basis. Call University OneCall/Maryland ExpressCare at 410-328-1234 for easy access and no-hassle service.


Orthopaedic Trauma Faculty


Robert V. O'Toole, M.D.Robert O'Toole, M.D.
Professor and Head, Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology, University of Maryland 
School of Medicine
Chief of Orthopaedics, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Program Director, Orthopaedic Traumatology Fellowship Program


Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma; Difficult Fractures
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP), Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Shock Trauma, University of Maryland Medical Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery


Andrew Pollak, M.D. Andrew Pollak, M.D.
The James Lawrence Kernan Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland Medical System

Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma; Difficult Fractures
Medical Degree: Northwestern University
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of California-Davis Medical Center, Orthopaedic Trauma
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery


Christina L. Boulton, M.D.Christina L. Boulton, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interest: Orthopaedic Trauma; Difficult Fractures
Medical Degree: Harvard/MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP), Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Certifications: Orthopaedic Surgery


W. Andrew Eglseder, M.D.W. Andrew Eglseder, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interest: Upper Extremity Reconstruction; Hand Surgery
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of Louisville, Hand Surgery
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery; Hand Surgery


MansonTheodore T. Manson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interest: Total Joint Replacement; Orthopaedic Trauma
Medical Degree: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery


NasconeJason Nascone, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma; Difficult Fractures
Medical Degree: Georgetown University
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Shock Trauma, University of Maryland Medical Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery


Raymond A Pensy, M.D.Raymond A. Pensy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Upper Extremity Reconstruction, Hand Surgery
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Orthopaedics
Fellowship: The Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital, Hand Surgery
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery


Marcus F. Sciadini, M.D. Marcus Sciadini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Special Interests: Orthopaedic Trauma; Difficult Fractures
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Vanderbilt University, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Shock Trauma, University of Maryland Medical Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Certifications: Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery

Gerard Slobogean, M.D.
Clinical Assistant  Professor of Orthopaedics
Medical Degree: University of British Columbia
Residency: University of British Columbia; University of Maryland Medical School
Fellowship: St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Jide TinubuJide Mohamed Tinubu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: Howard University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston

This page was last updated: August 12, 2014

         
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