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Derek James Donegan, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director Penn Ortho Trauma & Fracture Reconstruction Service for PAH, Pennsylvania Hospital
Co-Director of Education, University of Pennsylvania for Penn Ortho Trauma & Fracture Reconstruction Service
Orthopaedic Surgery Medical Student Clerkship Director, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Penn Medicine Musculoskeletal Center
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Therapeutic Recreation)
Ithaca College, 1999.
n/a (Pre-med post-baccalaureate)
Temple University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2011.
Fellow, Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2011-2012.
USMLE Part 1: Pass, 2004.
USMLE Part 2 CS: Pass, 2005.
USMLE Part 2 CK: Pass, 2005.
USMLE Part 3: Pass, 2007.
ABOS Part 1: Pass, 2011.
ABOS Part II: Pass, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Fox 29 News special: "Pet related Injuries"
Aired: 1/28/2016

Selected Publications

Burgers PT, Hoogendoorn M, Van Woensel EA, Poolman RW, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; HEALTH Trial Investigators.: Total medical costs of treating femoral neck fracture patients with hemi- or total hip arthroplasty: a cost analysis of a multicenter prospective study. Osteoporos Int. 27(6): 1999-2008, June 2016.

Pulos N, Yoon RS, Shetye S, Hast MW, Liporace F, Donegan DJ.: Anteroinferior 2.7-mm versus 3.5-mm plating of the clavicle: A biomechanical study. Injury June 2016.

Gittings, DJ, Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Hesketh PJ, Donegan DJ, Sheth NP: Diagnosing of Infection in Patients Undergoing Conversion of Prior Internal Fixation to Total Hip Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation at AAOS March 2016.

Yoon, RS, Gage M, Ganta A, Donegan DJ, Tejwani NC, McLaurin TM, Langford J, Haidukewych GJ, Liporace FA: Intramedullary Nailing of Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: What to DO, What Not to Do, and How to be Efficient. Scientific Exhibit at AAOS March 2016.

Donegan DJ, Akinleye S, Taylor RM, Baldwin K, Mehta S: IM Nailing of Tibial Shaft Fractures: Size Matters. J Orthop Trauma January 2016.

Courtney PM, Boniello A, Donegan D, Ahn J, Mehta S. : Functional Knee Outcomes in Infrapatellar and Suprapatellar Tibial Nailing: Does Approach Matter? Am J Orthop December 2015.

Yoon RS, Gage M, Galos D, Donegan DJ, Liporace FA: Trochanteric Entry Femoral Nails Yield Better Femoral Version and Lower Revision Rates than Retrograde and Piriformis Entry Nails: A Large Cohort Multivariate Regression Analysis. Podium Presentation at OTA October 2015.

Voleti PB, Liu SY, Baldwin KD, Mehta S, Donegan DJ. : Intertrochanteric Femur Fracture Stability A Surrogate for General Health in Elderly Patients? Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil 6(3): 192-6, September 2015.

Anari JB, Neuwirth AL, Carducci NM, Donegan DJ, Baldwin KD. : Pediatric T-Condylar Humerus Fractures: A Systematic Review. J Pediatr Orthop July 2015.

Burgers PT, Poolman RW, Van Bakel TM, Tuinebreijer WE, Zielinski SM, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; HEALTH and FAITH Trial Investigators. : Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index for elderly patients with a femoral neck fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am 97(9): 751-7, May 2015.

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