EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Creighton University School of Medicine , 1995 , Omaha , NE

Internship

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , 1996 , Dallas , TX

Residency

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , 2000 , Dallas , TX

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2001 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Troy M, Shore B, Miller P, Mahan S, Hedequist D, Heyworth B, Kasser J, Spencer S, Glotzbecker M. A comparison of screw versus drill and curettage epiphysiodesis to correct leg-length discrepancy. J Child Orthop. 2018 Oct 01; 12(5):509-514. View abstract
  2. Yang BW, Glotzbecker MP, Troy M, Proctor MR, Hresko MT, Hedequist DJ. C2 Translaminar Screw Fixation in Children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Jul; 38(6):e312-e317. View abstract
  3. Mo AZ, Trenor CC, Hedequist DJ. Sirolimus Therapy as Perioperative Treatment of Gorham-Stout Disease in the Thoracic Spine: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2018 Jul-Sep; 8(3):e70. View abstract
  4. Brockmeyer DL, Sivakumar W, Mazur MD, Sayama CM, Goldstein HE, Lew SM, Hankinson TC, Anderson RCE, Jea A, Aldana PR, Proctor M, Hedequist D, Riva-Cambrin JK. Identifying Factors Predictive of Atlantoaxial Fusion Failure in Pediatric Patients: Lessons Learned From a Retrospective Pediatric Craniocervical Society Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 06 01; 43(11):754-760. View abstract
  5. Murphy RF, Emans JB, Troy M, Miller PE, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Hedequist DJ, Glotzbecker MP. Sagittal plane parameters in growing rod patients following final fusion. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2018 Mar; 27(2):168-175. View abstract
  6. Lewine E, Kim JM, Miller PE, Waters PM, Mahan ST, Snyder B, Hedequist D, Bae DS. Closed Versus Open Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus in Children: A Comparison of Clinical and Radiographic Presentation and Results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Feb; 38(2):77-81. View abstract
  7. Porter DA, Glotzbecker MP, Timothy Hresko M, Hedequist DJ. Deep Surgical Site Infections Following Pediatric Cervical Spine Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec; 37(8):553-556. View abstract
  8. Gomez JA, Grzywna A, Hanstein R, Emans JB, Hresko MT, Hedequist D, Karlin LI, Glotzbecker MP. Staged Growing Rods With Preimplantation of Spinal Anchors for Complex Early Onset Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec; 37(8):e606-e611. View abstract
  9. Kelly BA, Naqvi M, Rademacher ES, Miller PE, Hedequist DJ, Glotzbecker MP, Matheney TH, Shore BJ. Fracture Table Application for Pediatric Femur Fractures: Incidence and Risk Factors Associated With Adverse Outcomes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Sep; 37(6):e353-e356. View abstract
  10. Tobert DG, Glotzbecker MP, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Proctor MR, Emans JB, Miller PE, Hedequist DJ. Efficacy of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring for Pediatric Cervical Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jul 01; 42(13):974-978. View abstract
  11. Karlin L, Weinstock P, Hedequist D, Prabhu SP. The surgical treatment of spinal deformity in children with myelomeningocele: the role of personalized three-dimensional printed models. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2017 Jul; 26(4):375-382. View abstract
  12. Murphy RF, Glotzbecker MP, Hresko MT, Hedequist D. Allograft Bone Use in Pediatric Subaxial Cervical Spine Fusions. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):e140-e144. View abstract
  13. Shore BJ, DiMauro JP, Spence DD, Miller PE, Glotzbecker MP, Spencer S, Hedequist D. Uniplanar Versus Taylor Spatial Frame External Fixation For Pediatric Diaphyseal Tibia Fractures: A Comparison of Cost and Complications. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Dec; 36(8):821-828. View abstract
  14. Helenius IJ, Sponseller PD, Mackenzie W, Odent T, Dormans JP, Asghar J, Rathjen K, Pahys JM, Miyanji F, Hedequist D, Phillips JH. Outcomes of Spinal Fusion for Cervical Kyphosis in Children with Neurofibromatosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Nov 02; 98(21):e95. View abstract
  15. Livingston K, Glotzbecker M, Miller PE, Hresko MT, Hedequist D, Shore BJ. Pediatric Nonfracture Acute Compartment Syndrome: A Review of 39 Cases. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Oct-Nov; 36(7):685-90. View abstract
  16. Abd-El-Barr MM, Snyder BD, Emans JB, Proctor MR, Hedequist D. Combined preoperative traction with instrumented posterior occipitocervical fusion for severe ventral brainstem compression secondary to displaced os odontoideum: technical report of 2 cases. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 25(6):724-729. View abstract
  17. Allar BG, Hedequist DJ, Miller PE, Glotzbecker MP, Spencer SA, Shore BJ. Treatment outcomes after insufficiency femoral diaphyseal fractures in nonambulatory children. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):331-7. View abstract
  18. Glotzbecker MP, Gomez JA, Miller PE, Troy MJ, Skaggs DL, Vitale MG, Flynn JM, Barrett KK, Pace GI, Atuahene BN, Hedequist DJ. Management of Spinal Implants in Acute Pediatric Surgical Site Infections: A Multicenter Study. Spine Deform. 2016 07; 4(4):277-282. View abstract
  19. Kelly BA, Shore BJ, Bae DS, Hedequist DJ, Glotzbecker MP. Pediatric forearm fractures with in situ intramedullary implants. J Child Orthop. 2016 Aug; 10(4):321-7. View abstract
  20. Hedequist DJ, Emans JB. Cervical Spine Instrumentation in Children. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Jun; 24(6):370-8. View abstract
  21. Spence D, DiMauro JP, Miller PE, Glotzbecker MP, Hedequist DJ, Shore BJ. Osteonecrosis After Femoral Neck Fractures in Children and Adolescents: Analysis of Risk Factors. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Mar; 36(2):111-6. View abstract
  22. Kurgansky KE, Rodriguez ST, Kralj MS, Mooney JJ, Dinakar P, d'Hemecourt PA, Hedequist DJ, Proctor MR, Berde CB. Epidural Steroid Injections for Radiculopathy and/or Back Pain in Children and Adolescents: A Retrospective Cohort Study With a Prospective Follow-Up. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016 Jan-Feb; 41(1):86-92. View abstract
  23. Murphy RF, Hedequist D. Excision of symptomatic spinous process nonunion in adolescent athletes. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Nov; 44(11):515-7. View abstract
  24. Hedequist D, Spencer S, Richards BS, Fishman S, Alomari A. Surgical Treatment of Spinal Deformity in Patients With CLOVES Syndrome: A Report of 4 Cases. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Oct-Nov; 35(7):682-6. View abstract
  25. Mahan ST, Hoellwarth JS, Spencer SA, Kramer DE, Hedequist DJ, Kasser JR. Likelihood of surgery in isolated pediatric fifth metatarsal fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Apr-May; 35(3):296-302. View abstract
  26. Shore BJ, Hedequist DJ, Miller PE, Waters PM, Bae DS. Surgical management for displaced pediatric proximal humeral fractures: a cost analysis. J Child Orthop. 2015 Feb; 9(1):55-64. View abstract
  27. Helenius I, Crawford H, Sponseller PD, Odent T, Bernstein RM, Stans AA, Hedequist D, Phillips JH. Rigid fixation improves outcomes of spinal fusion for C1-C2 instability in children with skeletal dysplasias. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Feb 04; 97(3):232-40. View abstract
  28. Upasani VV, Hedequist DJ, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Emans JB, Glotzbecker MP. Spinal deformity progression after posterior segmental instrumentation and fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. J Child Orthop. 2015 Feb; 9(1):29-37. View abstract
  29. Hedequist D. Modern instrumentation of the pediatric occiput and upper cervical spine: review article. HSS J. 2015 Feb; 11(1):9-14. View abstract
  30. Glotzbecker MP, Wasser AM, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Emans JB, Hedequist DJ. Efficacy of nonfusion treatment for subacute and chronic atlanto-axial rotatory fixation in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jul-Aug; 34(5):490-5. View abstract
  31. Hedequist DJ. Modern posterior screw techniques in the pediatric cervical spine. World J Orthop. 2014 Apr 18; 5(2):94-9. View abstract
  32. Spencer HT, Gold ME, Karlin LI, Hedequist DJ, Hresko MT. Gain in spinal height from surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jan 01; 96(1):59-65. View abstract
  33. Kelly B, Heyworth B, Yen YM, Hedequist D. Adverse sequelae due to plate retention following submuscular plating for pediatric femur fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Dec; 27(12):726-9. View abstract
  34. Shore BJ, Glotzbecker MP, Zurakowski D, Gelbard E, Hedequist DJ, Matheney TH. Acute compartment syndrome in children and teenagers with tibial shaft fractures: incidence and multivariable risk factors. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Nov; 27(11):616-21. View abstract
  35. May C, Yen YM, Nasreddine AY, Hedequist D, Hresko MT, Heyworth BE. Complications of plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescents. J Child Orthop. 2013 Jun; 7(3):235-43. View abstract
  36. Li Y, Heyworth BE, Glotzbecker M, Seeley M, Suppan CA, Gagnier J, VanderHave KL, Caird MS, Farley FA, Hedequist D. Comparison of titanium elastic nail and plate fixation of pediatric subtrochanteric femur fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Apr-May; 33(3):232-8. View abstract
  37. Li Y, Spencer SA, Hedequist D. Proximal tibial osteotomy and Taylor Spatial Frame application for correction of tibia vara in morbidly obese adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Apr-May; 33(3):276-81. View abstract
  38. Child Z, Hedequist D. Surgical management of giant multilevel aneurysmal bone cyst of cervical spine in a 10-year-old child: case report with review of literature (evid based spine care j 2012;3(4):55-59). Evid Based Spine Care J. 2013 Apr; 4(1):63-4. View abstract
  39. Heyworth BE, Hedequist DJ, Nasreddine AY, Stamoulis C, Hresko MT, Yen YM. Distal femoral valgus deformity following plate fixation of pediatric femoral shaft fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Mar 20; 95(6):526-33. View abstract
  40. Li Y, Hedequist DJ. Submuscular plating of pediatric femur fracture. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Sep; 20(9):596-603. View abstract
  41. Glotzbecker MP, Shore B, Matheney T, Gold M, Hedequist D. Alternative technique for open reduction and fixation of displaced pediatric medial epicondyle fractures: author response to letter to the editor. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jul; 6(3):257. View abstract
  42. Glotzbecker MP, Shore B, Matheney T, Gold M, Hedequist D. Alternative technique for open reduction and fixation of displaced pediatric medial epicondyle fractures. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jun; 6(2):105-9. View abstract
  43. Zenonos G, Jamil O, Governale LS, Jernigan S, Hedequist D, Proctor MR. Surgical treatment for primary spinal aneurysmal bone cysts: experience from Children's Hospital Boston. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Mar; 9(3):305-15. View abstract
  44. Li Y, Glotzbecker M, Hedequist D. Surgical site infection after pediatric spinal deformity surgery. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 09. View abstract
  45. Alomari AI, Burrows PE, Lee EY, Hedequist DJ, Mulliken JB, Fishman SJ. CLOVES syndrome with thoracic and central phlebectasia: increased risk of pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug; 140(2):459-63. View abstract
  46. Hedequist D, Proctor M, Hresko T. Lateral mass screw fixation in children. J Child Orthop. 2010 Jun; 4(3):197-201. View abstract
  47. Hedequist D, Bekelis K, Emans J, Proctor MR. Single stage reduction and stabilization of basilar invagination after failed prior fusion surgery in children with Down's syndrome. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Feb 15; 35(4):E128-33. View abstract
  48. Pate O, Hedequist D, Leong N, Hresko T. Implant removal after submuscular plating for pediatric femur fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Oct-Nov; 29(7):709-12. View abstract
  49. Blaskiewicz DJ, Sure DR, Hedequist DJ, Emans JB, Grant F, Proctor MR. Osteoid osteomas: intraoperative bone scan-assisted resection. Clinical article. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Sep; 4(3):237-44. View abstract
  50. Hedequist DJ. Instrumentation and fusion for congenital spine deformities. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Aug 01; 34(17):1783-90. View abstract
  51. Hedequist D, Emans J, Proctor M. Three rod technique facilitates hemivertebra wedge excision in young children through a posterior only approach. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Mar 15; 34(6):E225-9. View abstract
  52. Hedequist D, Proctor M. Screw fixation to C2 in children: a case series and technical report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jan-Feb; 29(1):21-5. View abstract
  53. Hedequist D, Haugen A, Hresko T, Emans J. Failure of attempted implant retention in spinal deformity delayed surgical site infections. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jan 01; 34(1):60-4. View abstract
  54. Hedequist D, Hresko T, Proctor M. Modern cervical spine instrumentation in children. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Feb 15; 33(4):379-83. View abstract
  55. Hedequist D, Bishop J, Hresko T. Locking plate fixation for pediatric femur fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Jan-Feb; 28(1):6-9. View abstract
  56. Hedequist D, Emans J. Anterior exposures of the pediatric spine and posterior pedicle screw instrumentation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Oct; 18(4):681-95. View abstract
  57. Hedequist DJ. Surgical treatment of congenital scoliosis. Orthop Clin North Am. 2007 Oct; 38(4):497-509, vi. View abstract
  58. Hedequist D, Yeon H, Emans J. The use of allograft as a bone graft substitute in patients with congenital spine deformities. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Sep; 27(6):686-9. View abstract
  59. Kocher MS, Kasser JR, Waters PM, Bae D, Snyder BD, Hresko MT, Hedequist D, Karlin L, Kim YJ, Murray MM, Millis MB, Emans JB, Dichtel L, Matheney T, Lee BM. Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. A randomized clinical trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Apr; 89(4):706-12. View abstract
  60. Zhang H, Sucato DJ, Hedequist DJ, Welch RD. Histomorphometric assessment of thoracoscopically assisted anterior release in a porcine model: safety and completeness of disc discectomy with surgeon learning curve. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Jan 15; 32(2):188-92. View abstract
  61. Hedequist D, Emans J. Congenital scoliosis: a review and update. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Jan-Feb; 27(1):106-16. View abstract
  62. Sink EL, Hedequist D, Morgan SJ, Hresko T. Results and technique of unstable pediatric femoral fractures treated with submuscular bridge plating. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006 Mar-Apr; 26(2):177-81. View abstract
  63. Hedequist DJ, Emans JB, Hall JE. Operative treatment of scoliosis in patients with a Fontan circulation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Jan 15; 31(2):202-5. View abstract
  64. Hedequist DJ, Sink E. Technical aspects of bridge plating for pediatric femur fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2005 Apr; 19(4):276-9. View abstract
  65. Hedequist DJ, Hall JE, Emans JB. Hemivertebra excision in children via simultaneous anterior and posterior exposures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jan-Feb; 25(1):60-3. View abstract
  66. Ponce BA, Hedequist DJ, Zurakowski D, Atkinson CC, Waters PM. Complications and timing of follow-up after closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures: follow-up after percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2004 Nov-Dec; 24(6):610-4. View abstract
  67. Hedequist DJ, Hall JE, Emans JB. The safety and efficacy of spinal instrumentation in children with congenital spine deformities. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Sep 15; 29(18):2081-6; discussion 2087. View abstract
  68. Sucato DJ, Hedequist D, Karol LA. Operative correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in male patients. A radiographic and functional outcome comparison with female patients. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Sep; 86-A(9):2005-14. View abstract
  69. Hedequist D, Emans J. Congenital scoliosis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12(4):266-75. View abstract
  70. Sucato DJ, Hedequist D, Zhang H, Pierce WA, O'Brien SE, Welch RD. Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 enhances anterior spinal fusion in a thoracoscopically instrumented animal model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Apr; 86-A(4):752-62. View abstract
  71. Hedequist DJ, Emans JB. The correlation of preoperative three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions with operative findings in congenital scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Nov 15; 28(22):2531-4; discussion 1. View abstract
  72. Hedequist D, Kasser J, Emans J. Use of an abduction brace for developmental dysplasia of the hip after failure of Pavlik harness use. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Mar-Apr; 23(2):175-7. View abstract
  73. Hedequist D, Starr AJ, Wilson P, Walker J. Early versus delayed stabilization of pediatric femur fractures: analysis of 387 patients. J Orthop Trauma. 1999 Sep-Oct; 13(7):490-3. View abstract