Shaun D. Mendenhall, MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Active Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Pediatric Hand and Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Surgeon, The Surgery Center at Penn Medicine University City
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital Surgery Center
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Oral Surgery
Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3500 Civic Center Blvd, Hub Ctr. 11th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2208
BA (Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry)
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2007.
MD (Medicine)
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Vaile JR, Struble SL, Patel NK, Janes LE, Park ED, Levin LS, Mendenhall SD: Improving distal skin paddle reliability and muscle gliding in free functional gracilis transfers. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open 2024 (accepted for publica.).

Lee J, Värk PR, Mendenhall SD, Chang B, Buttrick E, Shah AS: Physeal fractures of the distal ulna: Incidence and risk factors for premature growth arrest. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Dec. 8 2023 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000002585.

Cordray H, Graham EM, Kota A, Shah AS, Chang B, Mendenhall SD: Clinical and operative risk factors for complications after Apert hand syndactyly reconstruction. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Edition) Nov. 21 2023 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1177/17531934231213516.

Reed E, Hendrycks R, Graham EM, Rosales M, Mendenhall SD: Wrist level tendon repairs utilizing a novel tendon stapler device: An efficiency and biomechanical study. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Sept. 29 2023 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000011102.

Bellaire CP, Graham EM, Bracey LM, Ferlauto HR, Weliver C, Mendenhall SD, Melamed E: Recent trends in hand surgery fellowship applicants and programs. Surgery in Practice and Science. Elsevier, 15(100228), Dec 2023.

Graham EM, Baschuk CM, Atkins DJ, Hutchinson L, Duncan CC, Mendenhall SD: Hand surgeons' understanding of partial hand prostheses: Results of a national survey study. Hand (NY) 18(7): 1156-1168, Oct 2023 Notes: Epub Jan. 27, 2023.

Bauder AR, Graham EM, Shubinets V, Mendenhall SD, Carrigan RB, Lin IC, Shah A, Chang B: Does irreducibility always mean a complex dislocation? An analysis of 33 pediatric metacarpophalangeal joint dislocations. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 152(4): 662e-669e, Oct. 1 2023 Notes: Epub Mar. 22, 2023.

Mendenhall SD, Graham EM, Memmott S, Frederiksen H, Rioux-Forker D, Wang AA, Hutchinson DT: A new source of mutilating hand injuries: The side-by-side utility-terrain vehicle. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 152(4): 820-830, Oct. 1 2023 Notes: Epub Mar. 22, 2023.

Hendrycks RJ, Reed ER, Graham EM, Patel NK, Rosales M, Mendenhall SD: Learning curve of wrist-level tendon repairs using a novel tendon stapler versus traditional suture methods. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open 11(8): e5167, Aug. 11 2023.

Xu W, Graham EM, Shubinets V, Mendenhall SD, Chang B, Lin IC: An evolution of the surgical management of synpolydactyly: A case series of 21 hands. Annals of Plastic Surgery 90(6 Suppl 5): S583-S592, June 1 2023 Notes: Epub Mar. 2, 2023.

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