Derek James Donegan, MD, MBA

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Associate 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 Orthopaedic Trauma Education, University of Pennsylvania for Penn Ortho Trauma & Fracture Reconstruction Service
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.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Fox 29 News special: "Pet related Injuries"
Aired: 1/28/2016

Description of Other Expertise

Digital Health Technology:
"RAIN & ORtelligence Partner to Voice-Enable Hospital Operating Rooms"
Published: May 2020

Selected Publications

Sprague S, Guyatt P, Bzovsky S, Nguyen U, Bhandari M, Thabane L, Petrisor B, Johal HS, Leonard J, Dodds S, Mossuto F. : Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating pre-operative aqueous antiseptic skin solution in open fractures (Aqueous-PREP): the feasibility of a cluster randomized crossover study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 1(7), December 2021.

Neuman MD, Feng R, Carson JL, Gaskins LJ, Dillane D, Sessler DI, Sieber F, Magaziner J, Marcantonio ER, Mehta S, Menio D. : Spinal anesthesia or general anesthesia for hip surgery in older adults. . New England Journal of Medicine. 385(22): 2025-35, November 2021.

DeAngelis RD, Stein MK, Minutillo GT, Mehta NG, Schemitsch EH, Bzovsky S, Sprague S, Bhandari M, Swiontkowski M, Donegan DJ, Mehta S.: Subspecialty Fellowship Training is Not Associated with Better Outcomes in Fixation of Low Energy Femoral Neck Fractures–An Analysis of the FAITH Database. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma November 2021.

Sullivan M, Bonilla K, Donegan D. : Malrotation of Long Bones. Orthopedic Clinics. 52(3): 215-29, July 2021.

Pechero Jr G, Pfaff B, Rao M, Pogorzelski D, McKay P, Spicer E, Howe A, Demyanovich HK, Sietsema DL, McTague MF, Ramsey L.: Implementing stakeholder engagement to explore alternative models of consent: An example from the PREP-IT trials. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 1(22), June 2021.

Duckworth EA, Stevenson KL, Mehta SN, Donegan DJ.: Utilization of a Standardized Care Pathway to Decrease Costs of Ankle Fracture Management. JAAOS-Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2021 May 28:10-5435. JAAOS-Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 28(10), May 2021.

Lin CA, O'Hara NN, Sprague S, O'Toole RV, Joshi M, Harris AD, Warner SJ, Johal H, Natoli RM, Hagen JE, Jeray KJ.: Low Adherence to Recommended Guidelines for Open Fracture Antibiotic Prophylaxis. JBJS 103(7): 609-17, April 2021.

Medeiros M, Love TR, Slobogean GP, Sprague S, Perfetto EM, O'Hara NN, Mullins CD. : Patient and stakeholder engagement learnings: PREP-IT as a case study. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. 10(6): 439-42, March 2021.

Pogorzelski D, Nguyen U, McKay P, Thabane L, Camara M, Ramsey L, Seymour R, Goodman JB, McGee S, Fraifogl J, Hudgins A.: Managing work flow in high enrolling trials: The development and implementation of a sampling strategy in the PREPARE trial. Contemporary clinical trials communications 1(21), March 2021.

Azoury SC, Stranix JT, Othman S, Kimia R, Card E, Wu L, Kanchwala SK, Serletti JM, Mehta S, Ahn J, Donegan D.: Outcomes following soft-tissue reconstruction for traumatic lower extremity defects at an orthoplastic limb salvage center: The need for Lower Extremity Guidelines for Salvage (LEGS). Orthoplastic Surgery. 1(3): 1-7, March 2021.

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