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Laurence Dahners, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Hospitals

LaurenceEDahnersMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Chapel Hill, NC

Emeritus Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Retired

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Education & Training

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of MedicineResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1979 - 1983
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of MedicineInternship, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonClass of 1978
  • University of Arizona School of MedicineB.S., Microbiology, 1975
  • United States Air Force AcademyNon Degree, 1971 - 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1983 - 2019
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Faculty Award UNC (University of North Carolina) School of Medicine, 2017
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Orthopaedic Residents, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2016
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Local Delivery of a Zoledronate Solution Improves Osseointegration of Titanium Implants in a Rat Distal Femur Model*  
    Laurence Dahners, MD, Journal of orthopaedic research
  • Osseointegration of Coarse and Fine Textured Implants Manufactured by Electron Beam Melting and Direct Metal Laser Sintering  
    Ruppert David S., Harrysson Ola L.A., Marcellin-Little Denis J., Abumoussa Sam, Dahners Laurence E., and Weinhold Paul S, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, 1/1/2017
  • Junk in the Joint: A Trend for Arthroscopic Debridement to Improve Outcomes Following Closed Reduction of Traumatic Hip Dislocation  
    Keil LG, Vorburger MS, Dahners LE, Trauma, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Osseointegration of EBM Textured and Threaded Implants throught Whole Body Vibration.
    Ruppert D, Harrysson O, Marcellin-Little DJ, Dahners LE, Weinhold, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2016
  • Stimulating Angiogenesis with Desferoxamine in a Subdermal Collagen Foam Model.
    Abumoussa S, Hunter D, Draeger R, Efird W, Dahners LE, Weinhold P, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2016
  • Desferoxamine Infused Suture Stimulates Angiogenesis in Percutaneous Subdermal Stitch Module in the Rat.
    Hunter D, Draeger R, Rummings WA, Abumoussa S, Dahners LE, Weinhold P, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2016
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Lectures

  • Osseointegration of EBM Textured and Threaded Implants through Whole Body Vibration. 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
  • Lowering Surgical Site Infection Rates. 
    Columbia, MO - 1/1/2015
  • Improving Healing and Lowering Surgical Site Infection Rates in Orthopedic Trauma. 
    Houston, TX - 1/9/2011
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Other

  • Desferoxamine Soaked Suture to Improve Angiogensis and Repair Potential in Hypovascular Fibrocartilage. 
    Efird W, Fletcher A, Spang J, Draeger R, Dahners LE, Weinhold P, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society)
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2017
  • Interleukin 1-Receptor Antagonist Inhibits Arthrofibrosis in Post-Traumatic Knee Immobilization Model. 
    Kallianos S, Berkoff D, Singh V, Henry D, Dahners LE, Weinhold P, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society)
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2017
  • Stimulating Angiogensis With Desferoxamine in a Subdermal Collagen Foam Model. 
    AbuMoussa S, Draeger R, Hunter D, Efird W, Dahners LE, Weinhold P, ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society)
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
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Grant Support

  • Exercise &Electrical Stimulation In Ligament InjuriesNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases1988–1990

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