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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.
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.
USMLE Part 1: Pass, 2004.
USMLE Part 2 CK: Pass, 2005.
USMLE Part 2 CS: 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

Donegan DJ, D'Aquilla K, Rose T, Horan AM, Hesketh P, Ravindeer R, Mehta S.: Suprapatellar versus Infrapatellar Approach to IMN f Tibia Fractures: An objective measure of knee cartilage. Podium Presentation at 33rd Annual OTA Meeting October 2017.

Sprague S, Slobogean GP, Bogoch E, Petrisor B, Garibaldi A, O'Hara N, Bhandari M; FAITH Investigators.: Vitamin D Use and Health Outcomes After Surgery for Hip Fracture. Orthopedics 40(5): e868-e875, October 2017.

Friedman J, Donegan DJ, Kelly JD 4th.: Your Best Life: Resiliency Builder: Delivering Orthopaedic Care Abroad. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 475(9): 2168-2171, September 2017.

Marecek GS, Nicholson LT, Broghammer FH, Talerico M, Tougas C, Donegan DJ, Scolaro JA.: Risk of Knee Sepsis Following Treatment of Open Tibia Fractures: A Multicenter Comparison of Suprapatellar and Infrapatellar Approaches. J Orthop Trauma. September 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print

Gittings, D.J., Dattilo, J.R., Fryhofer, G., Donegan, D.J. and Baldwin, K: Treatment of Hip Flexion Contractures with Psoas Recession Through the Middle Window of the Ilioinguinal Approach. JBJS Essent Surg Tech 7(3): e25, August 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 48(6): 1165-1169, June 2017.

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.

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 15(389): 1519-1527, March 2017.

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