EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

BA, Economics; BS, Chemical Engineering
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1993 , Los Angeles , CA

Graduate Degree

MS, Engineering
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1993 , Los Angeles , CA

Graduate Degree

PhD, Biological Chemistry
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 1999 , Los Angeles , CA

Medical School

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine , 2001 , Los Angeles , CA

Internship

General Surgery
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 2002 , Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of California, Los Angeles , 2006 , Los Angeles , CA

Fellowship

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy
  • Steadman-Hawkins Clinic , 2007 , Vail , CO

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Vascular Supply to the Femoral Head in Patients With Healed Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Jan; 40(1):e53-e57. View abstract
  2. Incarcerated Medial Epicondyle Fractures With Elbow Dislocation: Risk Factors Associated With Morbidity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Oct; 39(9):e647-e651. View abstract
  3. A Shift in Hip Arthroscopy Use by Patient Age and Surgeon Volume: A New York State-Based Population Analysis 2004 to 2016. Arthroscopy. 2019 10; 35(10):2847-2854.e1. View abstract
  4. 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
  5. The Safe Distance to the Popliteal Neurovascular Bundle in Pediatric Knee Arthroscopic Surgery: An Age-Based Magnetic Resonance Imaging Anatomic Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jul; 7(7):2325967119855027. View abstract
  6. The Position of the Popliteal Artery and Peroneal Nerve Relative to the Menisci in Children: A Cadaveric Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jun; 7(6):2325967119842843. View abstract
  7. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Mar; 39(3):125-129. View abstract
  8. 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
  9. Nonoperative Management of Labral Tears of the Hip in Adolescent Athletes: Description of Sports Participation, Interventions, Comorbidity, and Outcomes. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 01; 29(1):24-28. View abstract
  10. Iliopsoas tendonitis after hip arthroscopy: prevalence, risk factors and treatment algorithm. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2018 Dec; 5(4):362-369. View abstract
  11. Proximity of the neurovascular structures during all-inside lateral meniscal repair in children: a cadaveric study. J Exp Orthop. 2018 Dec 18; 5(1):50. View abstract
  12. Clinical and Radiographic Predictors of Acetabular Cartilage Lesions in Adolescents Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2018 11; 46(13):3082-3089. View abstract
  13. 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
  14. Collateral Ligament Knee Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec 08. View abstract
  15. Acetabular Retroversion, but Not Increased Acetabular Depth or Coverage, in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Matched-Cohort Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jun 21; 99(12):1022-1029. View abstract
  16. Incarcerated Medial Epicondyle Fractures With Elbow Dislocation: Risk Factors Associated With Morbidity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Apr 24. View abstract
  17. Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Children Younger Than 10 Years of Age. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):e96-e99. View abstract
  18. Fixation of Chondral-only Shear Fractures of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 03; 37(2):156. View abstract
  19. Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism After Adolescent Knee Arthroscopy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Nov 17. View abstract
  20. The Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: An Inconsistent Finding in Pediatric Cadaveric Specimens. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(5):e51-4. View abstract
  21. Sex and growth effect on pediatric hip injuries presenting to sports medicine clinic. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):315-21. View abstract
  22. Variation of Syndesmosis Anatomy With Growth. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun; 36(4):e41-4. View abstract
  23. The alpha angle as a predictor of contralateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Child Orthop. 2016 Jun; 10(3):201-7. View abstract
  24. The effects of medial synovial plica excision with and without lateral retinacular release on adolescents with anterior knee pain. J Child Orthop. 2016 Apr; 10(2):155-62. View abstract
  25. Understanding and Treating the Snapping Hip. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2015 Dec; 23(4):194-9. View abstract
  26. Results of Surgical Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Ankle in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Oct-Nov; 35(7):725-33. View abstract
  27. Does Femoroacetabular Impingement Cause Hip Instability? A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan; 32(1):203-8. View abstract
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Assessment and treatment of knee pain in the child and adolescent athlete. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2014 Dec; 61(6):1155-73. View abstract
  31. The relationship between cam lesion and physis in skeletally immature patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Sep; 34(6):579-84. View abstract
  32. Is intraarticular pathology common in patients with hip dysplasia undergoing periacetabular osteotomy? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb; 472(2):674-80. View abstract
  33. 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. Labral injuries of the hip in rowers. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Aug; 471(8):2517-22. View abstract
  35. Reference values for proximal femoral anatomy in adolescents based on sex, physis, and imaging plane. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Sep; 41(9):2074-82. View abstract
  36. Case reports: acetabular damage after mild slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul; 471(7):2163-72. View abstract
  37. Clinical and radiographic diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33 Suppl 1:S112-20. View abstract
  38. Complications of plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescents. J Child Orthop. 2013 Jun; 7(3):235-43. View abstract
  39. 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. Psoas impingement causing labrum tear: a series from three tertiary hip arthroscopy centers. J La State Med Soc. 2013 Mar-Apr; 165(2):88-93. View abstract
  41. Management of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Feb 09. View abstract
  42. Responsiveness of the SF-36 and WOMAC following periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Dec 07; 93(23):2214-8. View abstract
  43. 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. View abstract
  44. Shoulder arthrodesis for treatment of flail shoulder in children with polio. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep; 31(6):679-82. View abstract
  45. Propionibacterium acnes infection as an occult cause of postoperative shoulder pain: a case series. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Oct; 469(10):2824-30. View abstract
  46. Chondral lesions of the hip: microfracture and chondroplasty. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2010 Jun; 18(2):83-9. View abstract
  47. Early outcomes after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement in the athletic adolescent patient: a preliminary report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Oct-Nov; 28(7):705-10. View abstract
  48. Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Mar; 90 Suppl 2 Pt 1:20-30. View abstract
  49. Treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with microfracture and rehabilitation. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Feb; 40(2):200-5. View abstract
  50. The High Mobility Group Box Transcription Factor Nhp6Ap enters the nucleus by a calmodulin-dependent, Ran-independent pathway. J Biol Chem. 2007 Nov 16; 282(46):33743-33751. View abstract
  51. Determinants of HMGB proteins required to promote RAG1/2-recombination signal sequence complex assembly and catalysis during V(D)J recombination. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Jun; 25(11):4413-25. View abstract
  52. Peripheral circulation in patients with myelodysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Nov-Dec; 23(6):714-7. View abstract
  53. The S. cerevisiae architectural HMGB protein NHP6A complexed with DNA: DNA and protein conformational changes upon binding. J Mol Biol. 2002 Oct 18; 323(2):263-84. View abstract
  54. Binding to cisplatin-modified DNA by the Saccharomyces cerevisiae HMGB protein Nhp6A. Biochemistry. 2002 Apr 30; 41(17):5404-14. View abstract