Douglas Dirschl, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

DouglasRDirschlMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Chicago, IL

Orthopedic Trauma

Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, the University of Chicago

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Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsRESIDENCY
  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
    Oregon Health & Science University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Stanford UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2003 - 2013
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2001 - Present
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Bucksbaum Institute Master Clinician Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, 2014
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Contractability - Now and Forever: Perspective on "Predicting and Preventing Loss to Follow-up Risk in Adult Trauma Patients in Randomized Controlled Trials: An Exampl...  
    Dirschl DR, J Bone Joint Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Obesity is not associated with increased short-term complications after primary total shoulder arthroplasty  
    Jiang JJ, Somogyi J, Patel P, Koh J, Dirschl DR, Shi LL, Clin Ortho and Rel Res, 1/1/2016
  • The Economic Impact of Acetabular Labral Tears – A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Hip Arthroscopy and Structured Rehabilitation Alone  
    Lodhia P, Gui C, Chandrasekaran S, Suarex-Ahedo C, Dirschl DR, Domb B, Am J Sports Med, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Plateau vs Plafond Fractures: Comparative Outcomes in the Second Five Years.
    Dirschl DR, 114th Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association, West Palm Beach, FL, 1/14/2001
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Periarticular Titanium Screws: The Relationship of Screw Position to the Ability to Image Articular Cartilage.
    Dirschl DR, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/15/2000
  • High Pressure Pulsatile Lavage Irrigation of Fresh Intra-articular Fractures: Effectiveness at Removing Particulate Matter From Bone.
    Dirschl DR, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/12/2000
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Lectures

  • 25th Annual Southeastern Fracture Symposium (SEFS) 
    Northwest AHEC, Durham, North Carolina - 1/26/2012
  • Crisis in ED Call Coverage: Reimbursement Solutions. 
    Nashville, TN - 1/16/2009
  • Fractures of the Tibial Plafond: An Evolution in Surgical Judgment. 
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT - 1/22/2008
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Press Mentions

  • Saline Wash Proves Better Than Soap for Open Fractures
    Saline Wash Proves Better Than Soap for Open FracturesOctober 08, 2015
  • BONESUPPORT Announces First Patient Enrolled in FORTIFY Trial with CERAMENT G, a Novel Injectable, Antibiotic-Eluting Bone Graft Substitute
    BONESUPPORT Announces First Patient Enrolled in FORTIFY Trial with CERAMENT G, a Novel Injectable, Antibiotic-Eluting Bone Graft SubstituteMay 22, 2017
  • Memorial Hospital Teams with Local High Schools to Save $30k on Athletic Trainers
    Memorial Hospital Teams with Local High Schools to Save $30k on Athletic Trainers
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