Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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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
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.
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.
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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Selected Publications

Patel Neeraj M, Yoon Richard S, Cantlon Matthew B, Koerner John D, Donegan Derek J, Liporace Frank A: Intramedullary nailing of diaphyseal femur fractures secondary to gunshot wounds: predictors of postoperative malrotation. Journal of orthopaedic trauma 28(12): 711-4, Dec 2014.

Sheth Neil P, Donegan Derek J, Foran Jared R H, Sugarman Jeremy: Global health and orthopaedic surgery-A call for international morbidity and mortality conferences. International journal of surgery case reports 6C: 63-67, Dec 2014.

Schenker Mara L, Ahn Jaimo, Donegan Derek, Mehta Samir, Baldwin Keith D: The cost of after-hours operative debridement of open tibia fractures. Journal of orthopaedic trauma 28(11): 626-31, Nov 2014.

Courtney PM, Shah RP, Mehta S, Donegan DJ: A terrible quartet injury of the elbow: A terrible triad variant with a capitellar sheer fracture. A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect 4(4), October 2014.

Sullivan MP, Nestorovski D, Horan, AD, Donegan DJ, Ahn J, Mehta S. : Appropriate use of the 22-modifier does not improve payment in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. Poster Presentation at OTA, Tampa, Fl. October 2014.

Koerner John D, Patel Neeraj M, Yoon Richard S, Gage Mark J, Donegan Derek J, Liporace Frank A: Femoral malrotation after intramedullary nailing in obese versus non-obese patients. Injury 45(7): 1095-8, Jul 2014.

Donegan Derek J, Seigerman Daniel A, Yoon Richard S, Liporace Frank A: Gerdy's Turbercle: The Lighthouse to the Knee. Journal of orthopaedic trauma Jul 2014.

Courtney P Maxwell, Taylor Ryan, Scolaro John, Donegan Derek, Mehta Samir: Displaced inferior ramus fractures as a marker of posterior pelvic injury. Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery 134(7): 935-9, Jul 2014.

Ayalon Omri B, Patel Neeraj M, Yoon Richard S, Donegan Derek J, Koerner John D, Liporace Frank A: Comparing femoral version after intramedullary nailing performed by trauma-trained and non-trauma trained surgeons: is there a difference? Injury 45(7): 1091-4, Jul 2014.

Courtney PM, Taylor R, Scolaro J, Donegan D, Mehta S. : Displaced inferior ramus fractures as a marker of posterior pelvic injury. UPOJ 24, June 2014.

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