G Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Orthopedic Institute
3737 Market Street, 6th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-294-9185
Fax: 215-615-4405
BS (Biology, Magna Cum Laude)
Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 1992.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1997.
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1998.
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Description of Research Expertise

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Sports Medicine
Evidenced-based medicine
Meniscal Scaffolds
Surgical Outcomes
Musculoskeletal quality of life

Description of Clinical Expertise

Shoulder and elbow reconstruction
Shoulder and elbow arthritis
Shoulder and elbow trauma
Sports medicine
Arthroscopic surgery
Evidenced-based medicine

Selected Publications

Gregory Gomez and G. Russell Huffman: Salvage Options for Failed Reverse Total Shoulder Replacements with Recurrent Surgical Failures. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach. Abboud, Joseph (eds.). SLACK Incorporated, 2020.

Gomez, Gregory V; Huffman, G Russell: Case Series: Conjoint Tendon Lengthening for Recalcitrant Anterior Shoulder Pain after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. San Diego Shoulder Institute June 2019.

Mohit N.Gilotra, Ashley Klein, Nabil Elkassabany, Andrew F.Kuntz, GT. Russell Huffman, David L.GlaserM.D.c: Risk Factors for Cerebral Desaturation Events During Shoulder Surgery in the Beach Chair Position. Arthroscopy 35(3): 725-30, March 2019.

C Myeroff, JL Brock, GR Huffman: Recurrent tardy ulnar collateral ligament insuļ¬ƒciency due to cubitus valgus: management with concomitant osteotomy and dual cortical button suspension technique. JSES Open Access 2: 129-132, June 2018 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jses.2018.04.002.

Chad Myeroff, MD, J. Logan Brock, BA, G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH: Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in athletes using a cortical button suspension technique Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Elsevier, June 2018 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2018.04.009.

Chad M Myeroff, MD | William D Piwnica-Worms, BA | John Logan Brock, BA | Joshua Bengtson Sykes, MD | G Russell Huffman, MD: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Athletes Using a Cortical-Button Suspension Technique: Orthopaedic Theater Video. AAOS Video Theater https://www5.aaos.org/videos/video-detail-page/20000__Videos February 2018.

Cody Hillin, J. Stuart Melvin, Karen Boselli, G. Russell Huffman, Samir Mehta, Andrew F. Kuntz: Fractures of the Shoulder and Elbow. Fractures in the Elderly. Aging Medicineactures in the Elderly. Pignolo R., Ahn J. (eds) (eds.). Humana Press, Cham, Page: 161-194, 2018 Notes: Online ISBN 978-3-319-72228-3.

DV Chona, N Lakomkin, A Lott, AD Workman, AC Henry, AF Kuntz, GR Huffman, DL Glaser : The timing of retears after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery 26(11): 2054-2059, Nov 2017.

Steinberger Z, Xu H, Kazmers NH, Thibaudeau S, Huffman GR, Levin LS: Elbow vascularized composite allotransplantationā€”surgical anatomy and technique. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 26(8): 1325-1334, Aug 2017.

MH Blake, MT Lu, BS Shulman, DL Glaser, GR Huffman : Arthroscopic Cortical Button Stabilization of Isolated Acute Neer Type II Fractures of the Distal Clavicle Orthopedics 40(6): e1050- e1054, 2017.

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