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James  Kasser, MD

James Kasser
Orthopedic Surgery Research
Hospital Title:
Surgeon-in-Chief, Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief
Academic Title:
Catherine Ormandy Professor of Orthopedic Surgery,Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
Orthopedics: Limb fracture

Research Overview

James Kasser's research focuses on the development, testing, and implementation of procedures in orthopedic surgery as well as the evaluation of existing techniques and practices.

About James Kasser

James Kasser received his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Maine Medical Center, a residency at New England Medical Center, and a fellowship at the Alfred I. duPont Institute. He is past President of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA).

Recent Publications

  • Tsai A, Chaudry G, Spencer S, Kasser JR, Alomari AI.  Misdiagnosis of knee venous malformation as juvenile idiopathic arthritis.  J Pediatr Orthop 2011:31(6):683-90
  • Glotzbecker MP, Kocher MS, Sundel RP, Shore BJ, Spencer SA, Kasser JR.  Primary lyme arthritis of the pediatric hip.  J Pediatr Orthop 2011:31(7): 787-90
  • 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 2012:32(4):340-5. 
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