Samir Mehta

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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Presbyterian Medical Center
Assistant Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2 Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8875
Fax: 214-349-5890
Education:
B.A. (Integrated Science Program & Biology)
Northwestern University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Orthopaedic trauma
Epigenetics and biomarker identification
Biomechanics of orthopaedic trauma constructs
Biomechanics of healing
Bone healing at biologic level
Clinical outcomes

Description of Other Expertise

Adult education principles in surgical training
Bioethics in orthopaedic surgery
Impact of 80-hour work week on resident education
Surgical simulations

Description of Itmat Expertise

Fracture Healing including non-unions, heterotopic ossification, and delivery of bone growth substitutes

Pathophysiology of Trauma
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Last updated: 06/12/2014
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