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Meet Dr. Benton Heyworth


Undergraduate Degree

  • Princeton University , 1998 , Princeton , NJ

Medical School

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons , 2004 , New York , NY


General Surgery
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell , 2005 , New York , NY


Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hospital For Special Surgery , 2009 , New York , NY


Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 2010 , Boston , MA


Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2010 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics


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  1. Surgical Treatment of Solitary Periarticular Osteochondromas About the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients: Complications and Functional Outcomes. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Jul 21; 103(14):1276-1283. View abstract
  2. Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism: Different Rates of Incidence, Anatomic Locations, and Risk Factors Between Orthopaedic and Nonorthopaedic Related Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Jul 01; 41(6):379-384. View abstract
  3. Changes in superior displacement, angulation, and shortening in the early phase of healing for completely displaced midshaft clavicle fractures in adolescents: results from a prospective, multicenter study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2021 Jun 02. View abstract
  4. Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Postoperative Growth Disturbance After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients: A Systematic Review. Am J Sports Med. 2021 May 13; 3635465211008656. View abstract
  5. Variation in Treatment Approaches to Adolescent Midshaft Clavicle Fractures in Pediatric Versus Adult Hospitals. J Orthop Trauma. 2021 May 01; 35(5):271-275. View abstract
  6. Increased incidence of acute patellar dislocations and patellar instability surgical procedures across the United States in paediatric and adolescent patients. J Child Orthop. 2021 Apr 19; 15(2):149-156. View abstract
  7. Reliability of Radiologic Assessments of Clinically Relevant Growth Remaining in Knee MRI of Children and Adolescents With Patellofemoral Instability: Data From the JUPITER Cohort. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Apr; 9(4):2325967121991110. View abstract
  8. Early Operative Versus Delayed Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2021 Mar 15; 363546521990817. View abstract
  9. Early Outcomes of Adolescent ACL Reconstruction With Hybrid Hamstring Tendon Autograft-Allograft Versus Hamstring Tendon Autograft Alone. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Jan; 9(1):2325967120979985. View abstract
  10. Operative Treatment of Bipartite Patella in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes: A Retrospective Comparison With a Nonoperatively Treated Cohort. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Jan; 9(1):2325967120967125. View abstract
  11. Evaluation and Surgical Management of Knee Osteochondritis Dissecans and Adolescent Cartilage Injuries. Instr Course Lect. 2021; 70:415-432. View abstract
  12. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Tibial Plateau in Children and Adolescents: A Case Series. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Aug; 8(8):2325967120941380. View abstract
  13. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee: An Interrater Reliability Study of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics. Am J Sports Med. 2020 07; 48(9):2221-2229. View abstract
  14. Long-Term Follow-up of Skeletally Immature Patients With Physeal-Sparing Combined Extra-/Intra-articular Iliotibial Band Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A 3-Dimensional Motion Analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2020 07; 48(8):1900-1906. View abstract
  15. Defining the volume of consultations for musculoskeletal infection encountered by pediatric orthopaedic services in the United States. PLoS One. 2020; 15(6):e0234055. View abstract
  16. Descriptive Epidemiology of Adolescent Clavicle Fractures: Results From the FACTS (Function after Adolescent Clavicle Trauma and Surgery) Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 May; 8(5):2325967120921344. View abstract
  17. Low proportion of skeletally immature patients met return-to-sports criteria at 7 Months following ACL reconstruction. Phys Ther Sport. 2020 Jul; 44:143-150. View abstract
  18. Outcomes of Surgically Treated Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Runners. Sports Health. 2020 May/Jun; 12(3):304-309. View abstract
  19. Complications of Bioabsorbable Tibial Interference Screws After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Feb; 8(2):2325967120904010. View abstract
  20. Collateral Ligament Knee Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Feb; 40(2):71-77. View abstract
  21. Nonoperative treatment of stable juvenile osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: effectiveness of unloader bracing. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2020 Jan; 29(1):81-89. View abstract
  22. Effect of Graft Type on Thigh Circumference, Knee Range of Motion, and Lower-Extremity Strength in Pediatric and Adolescent Males Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Sport Rehabil. 2020 Jul 01; 29(5):555-562. View abstract
  23. Paediatric anterior cruciate ligament tears: management and growth disturbances. A survey of EPOS and POSNA membership. J Child Orthop. 2019 Oct 01; 13(5):522-528. View abstract
  24. Pediatric Type II Tibial Spine Fractures: Addressing the Treatment Controversy With a Mixed-Effects Model. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Aug; 7(8):2325967119866162. View abstract
  25. Orthopedic Injuries Associated with Hoverboard Use in Children: A Multi-center Analysis. HSS J. 2020 Dec; 16(Suppl 2):221-225. View abstract
  26. Osteoid Osteoma About the Hip in Children and Adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Mar 20; 101(6):486-493. View abstract
  27. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Mar; 39(3):125-129. View abstract
  28. Outcomes After the Operative Treatment of Bucket-Handle Meniscal Tears in Children and Adolescents. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jan; 7(1):2325967118820305. View abstract
  29. Interferon-gamma production in Lyme arthritis synovial tissue promotes differentiation of fibroblast-like synoviocytes into immune effector cells. Cell Microbiol. 2019 02; 21(2):e12992. View abstract
  30. Effect of Graft Type on Balance and Hop Tests in Adolescent Males Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Sport Rehabil. 2019 Jul 01; 28(5):468-475. View abstract
  31. 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
  32. Outcomes of Physeal-Sparing ACL Reconstruction with Iliotibial Band Autograft in Skeletally Immature Prepubescent Children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Jul 05; 100(13):1087-1094. View abstract
  33. Comparison of Lower Extremity Recovery After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Transphyseal Hamstring Versus Extraphyseal Iliotibial Band Techniques in Skeletally Immature Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Apr; 6(4):2325967118768044. View abstract
  34. Fixation of Traumatic Chondral-Only Fragments of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes: A Retrospective Multicenter Report. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Feb; 6(2):2325967117753140. View abstract
  35. Validity and comprehensibility of outcome measures in children with shoulder and elbow disorders: creation of a new Pediatric and Adolescent Shoulder and Elbow Survey (Pedi-ASES). J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jul; 27(7):1162-1171. View abstract
  36. Collateral Ligament Knee Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec 08. View abstract
  37. Reliability of Radiographic Assessments of Adolescent Midshaft Clavicle Fractures by the FACTS Multicenter Study Group. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep; 31(9):479-484. View abstract
  38. Adolescent clavicle nonunions: potential risk factors and surgical management. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jan; 27(1):29-35. View abstract
  39. The Reliability of Assessing Radiographic Healing of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee. Am J Sports Med. 2017 May; 45(6):1370-1375. View abstract
  40. Lisfranc injuries in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2017 Mar; 26(2):159-163. View abstract
  41. Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Children Younger Than 10 Years of Age. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):e96-e99. View abstract
  42. Fixation of Chondral-only Shear Fractures of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 03; 37(2):156. View abstract
  43. Overuse Injuries in the Pediatric Population. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2016 Dec; 24(4):150-158. View abstract
  44. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Nov 17. View abstract
  45. Trends in the volume of operative treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures in children and adolescents: a retrospective, 12-year, single-institution analysis. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):305-9. View abstract
  46. Effect Of Autograft On Strength And Functional Performance In Adolescents Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: 3555 June 4, 9: 30 AM - 9: 45 AM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):984-5. View abstract
  47. Effect Of Autograft On Strength And Functional Performance In Adolescents Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: 2349 Board #3. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):653-4. View abstract
  48. Validity and Comprehensibility of Physical Activity Scales for Children With Sport Injuries. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Apr-May; 36(3):278-83. View abstract
  49. Trends in the Presentation, Management, and Outcomes of Little League Shoulder. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jun; 44(6):1431-8. View abstract
  50. Return to Play After Periacetabular Osteotomy for Treatment of Acetabular Dysplasia in Adolescent and Young Adult Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jun; 44(6):1573-81. View abstract
  51. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee. JBJS Rev. 2015 Jul 07; 3(7). View abstract
  52. Hip arthroscopy in patients with recurrent pain following Bernese periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia: operative findings and clinical outcomes. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2015 Oct; 2(3):295-302. View abstract
  53. Management of pediatric patients with synovial fluid white blood-cell counts of 25,000 to 75,000 cells/mm³ after aspiration of the hip. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Mar 04; 97(5):389-95. View abstract
  54. Evaluation and management of patellar instability in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Sports Health. 2015 Mar; 7(2):115-23. View abstract
  55. Novel radiographic feature classification of knee osteochondritis dissecans: a multicenter reliability study. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Feb; 43(2):303-9. View abstract
  56. Surgical management of osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the patella and trochlea in the pediatric and adolescent population. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):654-62. View abstract
  57. Cases and current concepts in pediatric sports medicine. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Oct-Nov; 34 Suppl 1:S49-56. View abstract
  58. Trochlear groove osteochondritis dissecans of the knee patellofemoral joint. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Sep; 34(6):625-30. View abstract
  59. Open surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement in adolescent athletes: preliminary report on improvement of physical activity level. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Apr-May; 34(3):287-94. View abstract
  60. Current state of pediatric orthopaedic disaster response. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Apr-May; 34(3):231-8. View abstract
  61. Drilling techniques for osteochondritis dissecans. Clin Sports Med. 2014 Apr; 33(2):305-12. View abstract
  62. Osteochondritis dissecans of the shoulder and hip. Clin Sports Med. 2014 Apr; 33(2):285-94. View abstract
  63. Adverse sequelae due to plate retention following submuscular plating for pediatric femur fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Dec; 27(12):726-9. View abstract
  64. A reduction in body mass index lowers risk for bilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul; 471(7):2137-44. View abstract
  65. The shorthand bone age assessment: a simpler alternative to current methods. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33(5):569-74. View abstract
  66. Complications of plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescents. J Child Orthop. 2013 Jun; 7(3):235-43. View abstract
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. Shoulder instability in the young athlete. Instr Course Lect. 2013; 62:435-44. View abstract
  70. Physical activity level improves after periacetabular osteotomy for the treatment of symptomatic hip dysplasia. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Mar; 471(3):981-8. View abstract
  71. Galeazzi semitendinosus tenodesis for patellofemoral instability in skeletally immature patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep; 32(6):621-5. View abstract
  72. Treatment of posterior cruciate ligament injuries in pediatric and adolescent patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep; 32(6):553-60. View abstract
  73. Preoperative three-dimensional CT predicts intraoperative findings in hip arthroscopy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jul; 470(7):1950-7. View abstract
  74. Surgical technique: aperture fixation in PCL reconstruction: applying biomechanics to surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Mar; 470(3):853-60. View abstract
  75. Management of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 09. View abstract
  76. Effect of timing of ACL reconstruction in surgery and development of meniscal and chondral lesions. Phys Sportsmed. 2012 Feb; 40(1):36-40. View abstract
  77. Open lateral retinacular closure surgery for treatment of anterolateral knee pain and disability after arthroscopic lateral retinacular release. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Feb; 40(2):376-82. View abstract
  78. Hip arthroscopy improves symptoms associated with FAI in selected adolescent athletes. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jan; 470(1):261-9. View abstract
  79. Guillain-barré syndrome mimicking nerve injury after total hip arthroplasty. HSS J. 2011 Oct; 7(3):286-9. View abstract
  80. CT reveals a high incidence of osseous abnormalities in hips with labral tears. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Mar; 469(3):831-8. View abstract
  81. Long-term follow-up of basal joint resection arthroplasty of the thumb with transfer of the abductor pollicis brevis origin to the flexor carpi radialis tendon. J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Jul-Aug; 34(6):1021-8. View abstract
  82. Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of osteochondral lesions of the ankle. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Feb; 38(2):392-404. View abstract
  83. Traumatic bilateral knee dislocations, unilateral hip dislocation, and contralateral humeral amputation: a case report. HSS J. 2009 Feb; 5(1):40-4. View abstract
  84. Internal impingement of the shoulder. Am J Sports Med. 2009 May; 37(5):1024-37. View abstract
  85. Arthroscopic management of labral tears in the hip. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Nov; 90 Suppl 4:2-19. View abstract
  86. Arthroscopic repair of isolated subscapularis avulsion injuries in adolescent athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2008 Sep; 18(5):461-3. View abstract
  87. Case reports: splenic rupture after anterior thoracolumbar spinal fusion through a thoracoabdominal approach. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Sep; 466(9):2271-5. View abstract
  88. Lower extremity stress fractures in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Feb; 20(1):58-61. View abstract
  89. Hylan versus corticosteroid versus placebo for treatment of basal joint arthritis: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded clinical trial. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Jan; 33(1):40-8. View abstract
  90. Radiologic and intraoperative findings in revision hip arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2007 Dec; 23(12):1295-302. View abstract
  91. Hip injuries in the adolescent athlete. Pediatr Ann. 2007 Nov; 36(11):713-8. View abstract
  92. Hip arthroscopy in the athletic patient: current techniques and spectrum of disease. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Oct; 89 Suppl 3:29-43. View abstract
  93. Basicervical versus intertrochanteric fractures: an analysis of radiographic and functional outcomes. Orthopedics. 2006 10; 29(10):919-25. View abstract
  94. Comparison of the volume of scoliosis surgery between spine and pediatric orthopaedic fellowship-trained surgeons in New York and California. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Dec; 87(12):2687-2692. View abstract
  95. Orthopedic management of hemophilia. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2005 Oct; 34(10):479-86. View abstract
  96. Management of closed femoral shaft fractures in children, ages 6 to 10: national practice patterns and emerging trends. J Pediatr Orthop. 2004 Sep-Oct; 24(5):455-9. View abstract
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