Peter Waters, MD

Peter M. Waters, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief, Orthopedic Center; Director, Brachial Plexus Program; Director, Hand & Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program; Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research Center

John E. Hall Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

"I am blessed to care for children and their parents, with both highly specialized and more common problems of the hand and upper limb."

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Brachial Plexus
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Congenital Malformations
  • Elbow Injury
  • Hand and Upper Extremities
  • Hand Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Trauma

Departments

  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Advanced Fetal Care Center
  • Brachial Plexus Program
  • Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program
  • General Orthopedic Program
  • Orthopedic Trauma Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment
Peter Waters, MD

Philosophy of Care 

Simply, I entered medicine to care for children. I followed my father, a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, in this regard. Despite initial pediatric residency, I realized surgical care, especially of the child’s hand, was my life path. I am blessed to care for children and adolescents and their parents, with both highly specialized and more common problems of the hand and upper limb. Every day, I try to improve and share my continuing education and research with others.


At the same time, I am deeply devoted to my family and community. My dad died suddenly when I was 10, and the impact of his loss has guided me each day to treasure my time with those I love. I was fortunate to coach soccer and basketball for years including Division 1 soccer through high school age, and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball on a regional and national level, and even Division 3 college basketball. Our 501c3 program of leadership, education and sport combined urban and suburban youth in a way that I am most proud of. Those young men went to college; some of those women now attend medical school.

Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, 1981

Boston, MA

Internship

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1981-1982

Boston, MA

Residency

Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, 1984-1988

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1988-1989

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery

Professional History

Dr. Peter Waters is co-author of the highly acclaimed Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb Surgery textbook and co-editor of the gold standard pediatric orthopedic textbook, Rockwood and Green: Fractures in Children. He has written extensively in peer-reviewed journals and other textbooks (over 200 publications) and his work has been recognized with society awards. Dr. Waters is recognized nationally and internationally for his clinical and surgical expertise on the hand and upper limb in children and adolescents, especially congenital differences, post-traumatic complications and brachial plexus birth palsies. Patients from near and far come for consultation and care when faced with difficult care dilemmas. 


Dr. Waters has been president of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and is currently co-President of the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank (IPOTT). He is the John E. Hall Professor at Harvard Medical School and Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Fishman LN, DiFazio R, Miller P, Shanske S, Waters PM. Pediatric Orthopaedic Providers' Views on Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep; 36(6):e75-80.
  2. Glotzbecker MP, Wang K, Waters PM, McCarthy J, Flynn JM, Vitale MG. Quality, Safety, and Value in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep; 36(6):549-57.
  3. Bae DS, Waters PM. Pediatric orthopedic surgical simulation at Boston Children's Hospital. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):292-5.
  4. Kim YJ, Kasser J, Waters P. Boston Children's Hospital orthopedic surgery program. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):289-91.
  5. Luther G, Miller P, Waters PM, Bae DS. Radiographic Evaluation During Treatment of Pediatric Forearm Fractures: Implications on Clinical Care and Cost. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(5):465-71.
  6. Waters PM, Gillespie BT. Ray Resection for Progressive Macrodactyly of the Hand: Surgical Technique and Illustrative Cases. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Aug; 41(8):e251-6.
  7. Chagas-Neto FA, Dalto VF, Crema MD, Waters PM, Gregio-Junior E, Mazzer N, Nogueira-Barbosa MH. Imaging assessment of glenohumeral dysplasia secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy. Radiol Bras. 2016 May-Jun; 49(3):144-9.
  8. Kitay A, Waters PM, Bae DS. Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation Surgery for Metacarpal Head Defects. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar; 41(3):457-63.
  9. Vavken P, Bae DS, Waters PM, Flutie B, Kramer DE. Treating Subscapularis and Lesser Tuberosity Avulsion Injuries in Skeletally Immature Patients: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2016 May; 32(5):919-28.
  10. Bae DS, Gholson JJ, Zurakowski D, Waters PM. Functional Outcomes After Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jan; 36(1):13-8.
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  12. Waters PM, Flynn JM. POSNA Quality Safety Value Initiative: From Vision to Implementation to Early Results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug; 35(5 Suppl 1):S43-4.
  13. Waters PM. Value in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Health Care: the Role of Time-driven Activity-based Cost Accounting (TDABC) and Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPs). J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug; 35(5 Suppl 1):S45-7.
  14. Eberlin KR, Busa K, Bae DS, Waters PM, Labow BI, Taghinia AH. Composite grafting for pediatric fingertip injuries. Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1):28-33.
  15. 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.
  16. Nuzzi LC, Pike CM, Lewine EB, Cerrato FE, Alexander ME, Ferrari LR, Bae DS, Taghinia A, Waters PM, Labow BI. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5.
  17. Kelly BA, Miller P, Shore BJ, Waters PM, Bae DS. Exposed versus buried intramedullary implants for pediatric forearm fractures: a comparison of complications. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Dec; 34(8):749-55.
  18. Shah AS, Waters PM, Bozic KJ. Orthopaedic healthcare worldwide: standardized clinical assessment and management plans: an adjunct to clinical practice guidelines. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jun; 473(6):1868-72.
  19. Kaplan RS, Witkowski M, Abbott M, Guzman AB, Higgins LD, Meara JG, Padden E, Shah AS, Waters P, Weidemeier M, Wertheimer S, Feeley TW. Using time-driven activity-based costing to identify value improvement opportunities in healthcare. J Healthc Manag. 2014 Nov-Dec; 59(6):399-412.
  20. Mahan ST, Kalish LA, Connell PL, Harris M, Abdul-Rahim Z, Waters P. PedsQL correlates to PODCI in pediatric orthopaedic outpatient clinic. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Sep; 34(6):e22-6.
  21. Shore BJ, Hutchinson S, Harris M, Bae DS, Kalish LA, Maxwell W, Waters P. Epidemiology and prevention of cast saw injuries: results of a quality improvement program at a single institution. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19; 96(4):e31.
  22. Zimmerman RM, Kalish LA, Hresko MT, Waters PM, Bae DS. Surgical management of pediatric radial neck fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Oct 16; 95(20):1825-32.
  23. Harper CM, Waters PM. Acute idiopathic blue finger: case report. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Oct; 38(10):1980-2.
  24. Shah AS, Waters PM, Bae DS. Treatment of the "pink pulseless hand" in pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jul; 38(7):1399-403; quiz 1404.
  25. Bae DS, Shah AS, Kalish LA, Kwon JY, Waters PM. Shoulder motion, strength, and functional outcomes in children with established malunion of the clavicle. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33(5):544-50.
  26. 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.
  27. Hale HB, Bae DS, Waters PM. Current concepts in the management of brachial plexus birth palsy. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Feb; 35(2):322-31.
  28. Weiss JM, Kay RM, Waters P, Yang S, Skaggs DL. Distal humerus osteotomy for supracondylar fracture malunion in children: a study of perioperative complications. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 Jan; 39(1):22-5.
  29. Waters PM, Monica JT, Earp BE, Zurakowski D, Bae DS. Correlation of radiographic muscle cross-sectional area with glenohumeral deformity in children with brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Oct; 91(10):2367-75.
  30. Bae DS, Zurakowski D, Avallone N, Yu R, Waters PM. Sports participation in selected children with brachial plexus birth palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(5):496-503.
  31. Glotzbecker MP, Shin EK, Chen NC, Labow BI, Waters PM. Salvage reconstruction of congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle with vascularized fibular graft after failed operative treatment: a case report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jun; 29(4):411-5.
  32. Jarius S, Aboul-Enein F, Waters P, Kuenz B, Hauser A, Berger T, Lang W, Reindl M, Vincent A, Kristoferitsch W. Antibody to aquaporin-4 in the long-term course of neuromyelitis optica. Brain. 2008 Nov; 131(Pt 11):3072-80.
  33. Waters PM, Bae DS. The early effects of tendon transfers and open capsulorrhaphy on glenohumeral deformity in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Oct; 90(10):2171-9.
  34. Bae DS, Waters PM, Zurakowski D. Correlation of pediatric outcomes data collection instrument with measures of active movement in children with brachial plexus birth palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Jul-Aug; 28(5):584-92.
  35. Monica JT, Waters PM, Bae DS. Radial nerve palsy in the newborn: a report of four cases and literature review. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Jun; 28(4):460-2.
  36. Bae DS, Ferretti M, Waters PM. Upper extremity size differences in brachial plexus birth palsy. Hand (N Y). 2008 Dec; 3(4):297-303.
  37. Hwang RW, Bae DS, Waters PM. Brachial plexus palsy following proximal humerus fracture in patients who are skeletally immature. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Apr; 22(4):286-90.
  38. Kardestuncer T, Bae DS, Waters PM. The results of tenodermodesis for severe chronic mallet finger deformity in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Jan-Feb; 28(1):81-5.
  39. Waters PM. Surgical treatment of carpal and hand injuries in children. Instr Course Lect. 2008; 57:515-24.
  40. Waters PM. Forearm rebalancing in osteochondromatosis by radioulnar fusion. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2007 Dec; 11(4):236-40.
  41. Bae DS, Sodha S, Waters PM. Surgical treatment of the pediatric trigger finger. J Hand Surg Am. 2007 Sep; 32(7):1043-7.
  42. Brauer CA, Waters PM. An economic analysis of the timing of microsurgical reconstruction in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 May; 89(5):970-8.
  43. 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.
  44. Brauer CA, Lee BM, Bae DS, Waters PM, Kocher MS. A systematic review of medial and lateral entry pinning versus lateral entry pinning for supracondylar fractures of the humerus. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Mar; 27(2):181-6.
  45. Bae DS, Waters PM. External rotation humeral osteotomy for brachial plexus birth palsy. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2007 Mar; 11(1):8-14.
  46. Earp BE, Waters PM, Wyzykowski RJ. Arthroscopic treatment of partial scapholunate ligament tears in children with chronic wrist pain. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Nov; 88(11):2448-55.
  47. Shah A, Kuo A, Zurakowski D, Waters PM. Use and satisfaction of the internet in obtaining information on brachial plexus birth palsies and its influence on decision-making. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006 Nov-Dec; 26(6):781-4.
  48. Bae DS, Waters PM, Gebhardt MC. Results of free vascularized fibula grafting for allograft nonunion after limb salvage surgery for malignant bone tumors. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006 Nov-Dec; 26(6):809-14.
  49. Shah AK, Zurakowski D, Jessel RH, Kuo A, Waters PM. Measuring surgeons' treatment preferences and satisfaction with nerve reconstruction techniques for children with unique brachial plexus birth palsies. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep 15; 118(4):967-75.
  50. Waters PM, Bae DS. The effect of derotational humeral osteotomy on global shoulder function in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 May; 88(5):1035-42.
  51. Bae DS, Waters PM. Pediatric distal radius fractures and triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries. Hand Clin. 2006 Feb; 22(1):43-53.
  52. Bae DS, Waters PM, Sampson CE. Use of free vascularized fibular graft for congenital ulnar pseudarthrosis: surgical decision making in the growing child. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Nov-Dec; 25(6):755-62.
  53. Waters PM. Update on management of pediatric brachial plexus palsy. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2005 Jul; 14(4):233-44.
  54. Waters PM, Bae DS. Effect of tendon transfers and extra-articular soft-tissue balancing on glenohumeral development in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Feb; 87(2):320-5.
  55. Waters PM. Update on management of pediatric brachial plexus palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jan-Feb; 25(1):116-26.
  56. Remia LF, Richards K, Waters PM. The Bryan-Morrey triceps-sparing approach to open reduction of T-condylar humeral fractures in adolescents: cybex evaluation of triceps function and elbow motion. J Pediatr Orthop. 2004 Nov-Dec; 24(6):615-9.
  57. McCann ME, Waters P, Goumnerova LC, Berde C. Self-mutilation in young children following brachial plexus birth injury. Pain. 2004 Jul; 110(1-2):123-9.
  58. Cornwall R, Waters PM. Remodeling of phalangeal neck fracture malunions in children: case report. J Hand Surg Am. 2004 May; 29(3):458-61.
  59. Waters PM, Zurakowski D, Patterson P, Bae DS, Nimec D. Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of therapist-assisted videotaped evaluations of upper-limb hemiplegia. J Hand Surg Am. 2004 Mar; 29(2):328-34.
  60. Bae DS, Waters PM, Zurakowski D. Reliability of three classification systems measuring active motion in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Sep; 85-A(9):1733-8.
  61. Flynn JM, Sarwark JF, Waters PM, Bae DS, Lemke LP. The surgical management of pediatric fractures of the upper extremity. Instr Course Lect. 2003; 52:635-45.
  62. Micheli LJ, Luke AC, Mintzer CM, Waters PM. Elbow arthroscopy in the pediatric and adolescent population. Arthroscopy. 2001 Sep; 17(7):694-9.
  63. Bae DS, Kadiyala RK, Waters PM. Acute compartment syndrome in children: contemporary diagnosis, treatment, and outcome. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Sep-Oct; 21(5):680-8.
  64. Bae DS, Waters PM. Surgical treatment of posttraumatic elbow contracture in adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Sep-Oct; 21(5):580-4.
  65. Reitman RD, Waters P, Millis M. Open reduction and internal fixation for supracondylar humerus fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Mar-Apr; 21(2):157-61.
  66. Kennedy JG, Hresko MT, Kasser JR, Shrock KB, Zurakowski D, Waters PM, Millis MB. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head associated with slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Mar-Apr; 21(2):189-93.
  67. Taylor BA, Waters PM. A case of recurrent trigger thumb. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2000 Apr; 29(4):297-8.
  68. Benson LS, Waters PM, Meier SW, Visotsky JL, Williams CS. Pediatric hand injuries due to home exercycles. J Pediatr Orthop. 2000 Jan-Feb; 20(1):34-9.
  69. Bousvaros A, Marcon M, Treem W, Waters P, Issenman R, Couper R, Burnell R, Rosenberg A, Rabinovich E, Kirschner BS. Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis associated with chronic inflammatory bowel disease in children. Dig Dis Sci. 1999 Dec; 44(12):2500-7.
  70. Waters PM, Peljovich AE. Shoulder reconstruction in patients with chronic brachial plexus birth palsy. A case control study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1999 Jul; (364):144-52.
  71. Waters PM. Comparison of the natural history, the outcome of microsurgical repair, and the outcome of operative reconstruction in brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1999 May; 81(5):649-59.
  72. Re PR, Waters PM, Hresko T. T-condylar fractures of the distal humerus in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999 May-Jun; 19(3):313-8.
  73. Van Heest A, Waters PM, Simmons BP. Surgical treatment of arthrogryposis of the elbow. J Hand Surg Am. 1998 Nov; 23(6):1063-70.
  74. Kadiyala RK, Waters PM. Upper extremity pediatric compartment syndromes. Hand Clin. 1998 Aug; 14(3):467-75.
  75. Terry CL, Waters PM. Triangular fibrocartilage injuries in pediatric and adolescent patients. J Hand Surg Am. 1998 Jul; 23(4):626-34.
  76. Ring D, Jupiter JB, Waters PM. Monteggia fractures in children and adults. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 1998 Jul-Aug; 6(4):215-24.
  77. Waters PM, Van Heest A. Spastic hemiplegia of the upper extremity in children. Hand Clin. 1998 Feb; 14(1):119-34.
  78. Jaramillo D, Waters PM. MR imaging of the normal developmental anatomy of the elbow. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 1997 Aug; 5(3):501-13.
  79. Waters PM, Van Heest AE, Emans J. Acute forearm lengthenings. J Pediatr Orthop. 1997 Jul-Aug; 17(4):444-9.
  80. Waters PM, Taylor BA. Use of an osteocutaneous plantar free flap for salvage of a below-the-knee amputation in a child. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1997 Jul; 79(7):1073-5.
  81. Zaltz I, Waters PM, Kasser JR. Ulnar nerve instability in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 1996 Sep-Oct; 16(5):567-9.
  82. Van Heest A, Waters P, Simmons B, Schwartz JT. A cadaveric study of the single-portal endoscopic carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg Am. 1995 May; 20(3):363-6.
  83. Campbell CC, Waters PM, Emans JB, Kasser JR, Millis MB. Neurovascular injury and displacement in type III supracondylar humerus fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 1995 Jan-Feb; 15(1):47-52.
  84. Benson LS, Waters PM, Kamil NI, Simmons BP, Upton J. Camptodactyly: classification and results of nonoperative treatment. J Pediatr Orthop. 1994 Nov-Dec; 14(6):814-9.
  85. Rodgers WB, Waters PM. Incidence of trigger digits in newborns. J Hand Surg Am. 1994 May; 19(3):364-8.
  86. Waters PM, Schwartz JT. Posterior interosseous nerve: an anatomic study of potential nerve grafts. J Hand Surg Am. 1993 Jul; 18(4):743-5.
  87. Schwartz JT, Waters PM, Simmons BP. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release: a cadaveric study. Arthroscopy. 1993; 9(2):209-13.
  88. Schwartz JT, Waters PM, Laurencin CT. Sciatic-nerve palsy associated with a retained plastic shot container in a shotgun injury. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1991 Apr; 73(4):607-9.
  89. Waters P, Kasser J. Infection of the infrapatellar bursa. A report of two cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1990 Aug; 72(7):1095-6.
  90. Waters P, Welch K, Micheli LJ, Shamberger R, Hall JE. Scoliosis in children with pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. J Pediatr Orthop. 1989 Sep-Oct; 9(5):551-6.
  91. Waters PM. Operative carpal and hand injuries in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Sep; 89(9):2064-74.
  92. Troum S, Floyd WE, Waters PM. Posterior dislocation of the humeral head in infancy associated with obstetrical paralysis. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1993 Sep; 75(9):1370-5.
  93. Bauer AS, Bae DS, Brustowicz KA, Waters PM. Intra-articular corrective osteotomy of humeral lateral condyle malunions in children: early clinical and radiographic results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jan; 33(1):20-5.
  94. Illgen R, Rodgers WB, Hresko MT, Waters PM, Zurakowski D, Kasser JR. Femur fractures in children: treatment with early sitting spica casting. J Pediatr Orthop. 1998 Jul-Aug; 18(4):481-7.
  95. Smith JT, McFeely ED, Bae DS, Waters PM, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Operative fixation of medial humeral epicondyle fracture nonunion in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Oct-Nov; 30(7):644-8.
  96. Waters PM, Mintzer CM, Hipp JA, Snyder BD. Noninvasive measurement of distal radius instability. J Hand Surg Am. 1997 Jul; 22(4):572-9.
  97. Waters PM, Bae DS. The early effects of tendon transfers and open capsulorrhaphy on glenohumeral deformity in brachial plexus birth palsy. Surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Oct 1; 91 Suppl 2:213-22.
  98. 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.
  99. Ring D, Waters PM, Hotchkiss RN, Kasser JR. Pediatric floating elbow. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Jul-Aug; 21(4):456-9.
  100. 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.
  101. Mintzer C, Waters PM. Acute open reduction of a displaced scaphoid fracture in a child. J Hand Surg Am. 1994 Sep; 19(5):760-1.
  102. Gill TJ, Waters P. Valgus osteotomy of the humeral neck: a technique for the treatment of humerus varus. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 1997 May-Jun; 6(3):306-10.
  103. Papandrea R, Waters PM. Posttraumatic reconstruction of the elbow in the pediatric patient. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 Jan; (370):115-26.
  104. 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.
  105. Flynn JM, Waters PM. Single-bone fixation of both-bone forearm fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 1996 Sep-Oct; 16(5):655-9.
  106. Waters PM, Bae DS, Kadiyala RK. Short-term outcomes after surgical treatment of traumatic posterior sternoclavicular fracture-dislocations in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Jul-Aug; 23(4):464-9.
  107. 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.
  108. Mintzer CM, Waters PM, Brown DJ. Remodelling of a displaced phalangeal neck fracture. J Hand Surg Br. 1994 Oct; 19(5):594-6.
  109. Paterson PD, Waters PM. Shoulder injuries in the childhood athlete. Clin Sports Med. 2000 Oct; 19(4):681-92.
  110. Ugwonali OF, Bae DS, Waters PM. Corrective osteotomy for humerus varus. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Jul-Aug; 27(5):529-32.
  111. Bae DS, Kocher MS, Waters PM, Micheli LM, Griffey M, Dichtel L. Chronic recurrent anterior sternoclavicular joint instability: results of surgical management. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006 Jan-Feb; 26(1):71-4.
  112. Mintzer CM, Waters PM. Surgical treatment of pediatric scaphoid fracture nonunions. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999 Mar-Apr; 19(2):236-9.
  113. Waters PM, Taylor BA, Kuo AY. Percutaneous reduction of incipient malunion of phalangeal neck fractures in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2004 Jul; 29(4):707-11.
  114. Mintzer CM, Waters PM. Late presentation of a ligamentous ulnar collateral ligament injury in a child. J Hand Surg Am. 1994 Nov; 19(6):1048-9.
  115. Waters PM, Benson LS. Dislocation of the distal phalanx epiphysis in toddlers. J Hand Surg Am. 1993 Jul; 18(4):581-5.
  116. Waters PM, Millis MB. Hip and pelvic injuries in the young athlete. Clin Sports Med. 1988 Jul; 7(3):513-26.
  117. Mintzer CM, Waters PM, Simmons BP. Nonunion of the scaphoid in children treated by Herbert screw fixation and bone grafting. A report of five cases. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1995 Jan; 77(1):98-100.
  118. Waters PM, Bae DS, Montgomery KD. Surgical management of posttraumatic distal radial growth arrest in adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2002 Nov-Dec; 22(6):717-24.
  119. Micheli LJ, Waters PM, Sanders DP. Sliding fibular graft repair for chronic dislocation of the peroneal tendons. Am J Sports Med. 1989 Jan-Feb; 17(1):68-71.
  120. Dietz JF, Bae DS, Reiff E, Zurakowski D, Waters PM. Single bone intramedullary fixation of the ulna in pediatric both bone forearm fractures: analysis of short-term clinical and radiographic results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Jul-Aug; 30(5):420-4.
  121. Waters PM, Lipson SJ. Modification of the degenerative response in experimental intervertebral disk herniation in rabbits. J Spinal Disord. 1988; 1(1):81-5.
  122. Mudgal C, Waters PM. Isolated fracture-subluxation of the second sternocostal synchondrosis. A case report. Am J Sports Med. 1998 Sep-Oct; 26(5):729-30.
  123. Waters P, Kurica K, Hall J, Micheli LJ. Salter innominate osteotomies in congenital dislocation of the hip. J Pediatr Orthop. 1988 Nov-Dec; 8(6):650-5.
  124. Mintzer CM, Waters PM, Brown DJ, Kasser JR. Percutaneous pinning in the treatment of displaced lateral condyle fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 1994 Jul-Aug; 14(4):462-5.
  125. Waters PM, Stewart SL. Radial neck fracture nonunion in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Sep-Oct; 21(5):570-6.
  126. Waters PM, Smith GR, Jaramillo D. Glenohumeral deformity secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1998 May; 80(5):668-77.
  127. Mintzer CM, Waters PM, Brown DJ. Glenoid version in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 1996 Sep-Oct; 16(5):563-6.
  128. Rodgers WB, Kharrazi FD, Waters PM, Kennedy JG, McKee MD, Lhowe DW. The use of osseous suture anchors in the treatment of severe, complicated elbow dislocations. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 1996 Nov; 25(11):794-8.
  129. Miller BS, Taylor B, Widmann RF, Bae DS, Snyder BD, Waters PM. Cast immobilization versus percutaneous pin fixation of displaced distal radius fractures in children: a prospective, randomized study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jul-Aug; 25(4):490-4.
  130. Song KS, Waters PM. Lateral condylar humerus fractures: which ones should we fix? J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jun; 32 Suppl 1:S5-9.
  131. Lins RE, Simovitch RW, Waters PM. Pediatric elbow trauma. Orthop Clin North Am. 1999 Jan; 30(1):119-32.
  132. Kocher MS, Waters PM, Micheli LJ. Upper extremity injuries in the paediatric athlete. Sports Med. 2000 Aug; 30(2):117-35.
  133. Lazar RD, Waters PM, Jaramillo D. The use of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of occult fracture of the radial neck. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1998 Sep; 80(9):1361-4.
  134. Waters PM, Stewart SL. Surgical treatment of nonunion and avascular necrosis of the proximal part of the scaphoid in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jun; 84-A(6):915-20.
  135. 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.
  136. Schwend RM, Waters PM, Hey LA, Hall JE, Emans JB. Treatment of severe spondylolisthesis in children by reduction and L4-S4 posterior segmental hyperextension fixation. J Pediatr Orthop. 1992 Nov-Dec; 12(6):703-11.
  137. 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.
  138. Ring D, Waters PM. Management of fractures and dislocations of the elbow in children. Acta Orthop Belg. 1996; 62 Suppl 1:58-65.
  139. Bae DS, Waters PM, Montgomery K, Pribaz J. The use of early flap coverage in severe open physeal fractures: a report of two cases. J Orthop Trauma. 2003 Jul; 17(6):450-8.
  140. Ring D, Waters PM. Operative fixation of Monteggia fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1996 Sep; 78(5):734-9.
  141. Campbell CC, Waters PM, Emans JB. Excision of the radial head for congenital dislocation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1992 Jun; 74(5):726-33.
  142. Waters PM, Kolettis GJ, Schwend R. Acute median neuropathy following physeal fractures of the distal radius. J Pediatr Orthop. 1994 Mar-Apr; 14(2):173-7.
  143. Kaawach W, Ecklund K, Di Canzio J, Zurakowski D, Waters PM. Normal ranges of scapholunate distance in children 6 to 14 years old. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Jul-Aug; 21(4):464-7.
  144. Kharrazi FD, Rodgers WB, Waters PM, Koris MJ. Dislocation of the elbow complicated by arterial injury. Reconstructive strategy and functional outcome. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 1995 May; Suppl:11-5.
  145. Rodgers WB, Waters PM, Hall JE. Chronic Monteggia lesions in children. Complications and results of reconstruction. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1996 Sep; 78(9):1322-9.
  146. Glotzbecker MP, Bae DS, Links AC, Waters PM. Fishtail deformity of the distal humerus: a report of 15 cases. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Sep; 33(6):592-7.
  147. Cerrato F, Eberlin KR, Waters P, Upton J, Taghinia A, Labow BI. Presentation and treatment of macrodactyly in children. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2112-23.
  148. Ting BL, Bae DS, Waters PM. Chronic posterior sternoclavicular joint fracture dislocations in children and young adults: results of surgical management. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jul-Aug; 34(5):542-7.
  149. Hennrikus WP, Miller PE, Micheli LJ, Waters PM, Bae DS. Internal Fixation of Unstable In Situ Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions of the Capitellum. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug; 35(5):467-73.
  150. Ramski DE, Hennrikus WP, Bae DS, Baldwin KD, Patel NM, Waters PM, Flynn JM. Pediatric monteggia fractures: a multicenter examination of treatment strategy and early clinical and radiographic results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Mar; 35(2):115-20.
  151. Simcock X, Shah AS, Waters PM, Bae DS. Safety and Efficacy of Derotational Osteotomy for Congenital Radioulnar Synostosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Dec; 35(8):838-43.
  152. Farr S, Kalish LA, Bae DS, Waters PM. Radiographic Criteria for Undergoing an Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy in Madelung Deformity: A Long-term Experience From a Single Institution. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Apr-May; 36(3):310-5.
  153. Bayley JC, Waters PM. Irreducible total hip dislocation due to component interlocking. Orthopedics. 1990 May; 13(5):567-9.
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