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Malcolm L. Ecker, M.D.

Emeritus Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Division of Orthopaedics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 590 1527
Fax: 215 590 1501
Education:
(Physics)
Temple University, 1957.
M.D.
Temple University, 1961.
MCIT (Computer Science)
University of Pennsylanvia, Schooo of Engineering and Applied Science, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Internship, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1961-1962.
Junior Assistant Resident in Surgery, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, 1962-1963.
Orthopaedic Resident. Included rotation to: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Hospital; Bronx VA Hospital Memorial Hospital for Cancer & Allied Diseases; Newington Hospital for Children, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 1965-1969.
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Recertified 1993 , 1971.
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Selected Publications

Lotke, P.A., Ecker, M.L., and Lonner,J: Spontaneous Osteonecrosis. Surgery of the Knee, Third Edition. Insall, J.N. and Scott, W.N. (eds.). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, Pa, 2001 Notes: Chapter 21.

Ecker, ML: Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Distal Femur. Instructional Course Lectures. Sims, FH (eds.). American Academy of Orthopaaedic Surgeons, Publishers, Rosemont, Illinois, 50, 2001 Notes: Chapter 51.

Schwartz DM., Drummond DS., Hahn M., Ecker ML., Dormans JP.: Prevention of positional brachial plexopathy during surgical correction of scoliosis. Journal of Spinal Disorders 13(2): 178-82, Apr 2000.

Lotke PA., Ecker ML., Barth P., Lonner JH.: Subchondral magnetic resonance imaging changes in early osteoarthrosis associated with tibial osteonecrosis. Arthroscopy 16(1): 76-81, Jan-Feb 2000.

Ecker, ML: Back Pain. Spine: State of the Art Reviews, Strategies in the Pediatric Spine. Drummond,DS. (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa, 14: 233-248, 2000.

Silber JS., Mathur S., Ecker M.: A solitary osteochondroma of the pediatric thoracic spine: a case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Orthopedics 29(9): 711-4, Sep 2000.

Arthrodesis: Techniques and Results. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Lotke, P.A. and Garino, J.P. (eds.). Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Pa. 1999 Notes: Chapter 31.

Ecker ML.: "Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: treatment with the Wilmington brace. A comparison of full-time and part-time use" (78-A: 1056-1062, July 1996). [letter; comment] Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume 80(7): 1083, Jul 1998.

Ecker ML.: Porous-coated acetabular components with screw fixation. Five to ten-year results. [letter; comment] Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume 79(12): 1891-2, Dec 1997.

Schwartz DM., Drummond DS., Ecker ML.: Influence of rigid spinal instrumentation on the neurogenic motor evoked potential. Journal of Spinal Disorders 9(5): 439-45, Oct 1996.

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