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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
Education:
BS (Therapeutic Recreation)
Ithaca College, 1999.
n/a (Pre-med post-baccalaureate)
Temple University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
MBA (Business Administration)
Temple University Fox School of Business, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2011.
Fellow, Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2011-2012.
Certifications
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

O╩╝Toole RV, Joshi M, Carlini AR, Sikorski RA, Dagal A, Murray CK, Weaver MJ, Paryavi E, Stall AC, Scharfstein DO, Agel J, Zadnik M, Bosse MJ, Castillo RC; METRC.: Supplemental Perioperative Oxygen to Reduce Surgical Site Infection After High-Energy Fracture Surgery (OXYGEN Study). J Orthop Trauma Suppl 1: S25-S31, April 2017.

Donegan DJ, Pasternack BG, Kelly JD 4th.: Your Best Life: Dealing with Loss. Clin Orthop Relat Res 475(3): 592-594, March 2017.

Broghammer FH, Donegan DJ, Marecek G, Nicholson L, Scolaro JA, Talerico MT, Tougas C: Knee Sepsis Following Suprapatellar Versus Infrapatellar Medullary Nailing of Open Tibia Fractures. Podium Presentation at AAOS March 2017.

Yoon RS, Gage MJ, Galos DK, Donegan DJ, Liporace FA.: Trochanteric entry femoral nails yield better femoral version and lower revision rates-A large cohort multivariate regression analysis. Injury 17, March 2017.

Fixation using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip fractures (FAITH) Investigators.: Fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures (FAITH): an international, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 17, March 2017.

Gittings DJ, Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Hesketh PJ, Donegan DJ, Sheth NP: Diagnosing Infection in Patients Undergoing Conversion of Prior Internal Fixation to Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 32(1): 241-245, January 2017.

Scolaro JA, Broghammer FH, Donegan DJ: Intramedullary Tibial Nail Fixation of Simple Intraarticular Distal Tibia Fractures. J Orthop Trauma Suppl 4: S12-S16, November 2016.

Neuman MD, Ellenberg SS, Sieber FE, Magaziner JS, Feng R, Carson JL; and the REGAIN Investigators: Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture (REGAIN): protocol for a pragmatic, international multicentre trial. BMJ Open 6(11), November 2016.

Scolaro JA, Donegan DJ, Mir HR: Introduction. J Orthop Trauma. Suppl 4: S1, November 2016.

Rozell JC, Vemulapalli KC, Gary JL, Donegan DJ: Tibial Plateau Fractures in Elderly Patients. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil 3(7), September 2016.

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