John M. Flynn

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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Chief, Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
The Richard D. Wood Bldg., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1533
Fax: 215-590-1501
B.A. (Natural Sciences)
Johns Hopkins University, 1985.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Flynn's research relates to early onset scoliosis and other spinal deformities.

Selected Publications

J. Flynn, K. Jones, M. Garner, J. Goebel: Eleven years experience in the operative management Of pediatric forearm fractures. J Pediatr Orthop 30(4): 313-319, June 2010.

J. Flynn, R. Betz, M. O'Brien, P. Newton, Harms Study Group: A New Radiographic Classification of Complications from the Surgical Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res 468(3): 665-669, March 2010.

N. Pappas, J. Lawrence, D. Donegan, T. Ganley, J. Flynn: Intra- and Inter-observer Agreement in the Measurement of Displaced Medial Epicondyle Fractures in Children: How Can We Improve It? J Bone Joint Surg Am 92(2): 322-327, February 2010.

J. Auerbach, D. Spiegel, M. Zgonis, S. Reddy, D. Drummond, J. Dormans, J. Flynn: The Correction of Pelvic Obliquity in Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Is There a Benefit of Anterior Release Prior to Posterior Spinal Arthrodesis? Spine 34(21): E766-774, October 2009.

H. Hosalkar, J. Greenbaum, J. Flynn, D. Cameron, J. Dormans, D. Drummond: Fractures of the odontoid in children with an open basilar synchondrosis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 91(6): 789-796, June 2009.

R. Markowitz, J. Meyer, C. Tomlinson, J. Flynn, M. Ecker: CR/PACS for scoliosis: a turn for the better. Radiology Management 31(5): 22-26, 2009.

W. Sankar, J. Flynn: The development of acetabular retroversion in children with Legg-Calvé- Perthes disease. J. Pediatr Orthop. 28(4): 440-443, 2008.

D. Schwartz, J. Auerbach, J. Dormans, J. Flynn, D. Drummond, J. Bowe, S. Laufer, S. Shah, J. Bowen, P. Pizzutillo, K. Jones, D. Drummond: Neurophysiological detection of impending spinal cord injury during scoliosis surgery. J. Bone Joint Surg Am 89(11): 2440-2449, November 2007.

S. Myers, D. Spiegel, J. Flynn: External Fixation of High Energy Tibia Fractures in Children. J Pediatr Orthop 27(5): 537-539, July-August 2007.

B. Willis, J. Auerbach, X. Zhu, M. Caird, BD Horn, J. Flynn, D. Drummond, J. Dormans, M. Ecker: Comparison of Cobb Angle Measurement of Scoliosis Radiographs with Preselected End Vertebrae, Traditional Versus Digital Acquisition. Spine 32(1): 98-105, January 2007.

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