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John P. Dormans, MD, FACS

The Richard M. Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Abstracts

2012

O’Toole P, Pretell J, Tomlinson LA. Dormans JP. Accuracy and safety of insertion of pedicle screws Using the O-Arm in pediatric spinal deformity surgery [abstract]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2012 Annual Meeting; 2012 Feb 7-11; San Francisco, CA.

2011

Pretell JA, Tomlinson LA, Al-Omari A, Dormans JP. Functional outcome and complications after reconstruction with an expandable endoprosthesis in children with osseous sarcomas [podium presentation]. SICOT 2011; 2011 Sep 6-9; Prague, Czech Republic.

Dormans JP, Grant SFA, Rendon N, Mentch FD, Kim CE, Frackelton EC, et al. A genome wide association study identifies an IL17RC missense mutation (S111L) as an adolescent idiopathic scoliosis locus [podium presentation]. 2011 POSNA; 2011 May 11-14; Montreal, Canada.

O’Toole P. Tomlinson LA. Dormans JP. Use of the O-arm intraoperative computerized tomography scanner in pediatric spinal surgery [podium presentation]. 2011 POSNA; 2011 May 11-14; Montreal, Canada.

Sharma S, Gao X, Londono D, Devroy S, Mauldin K, Frankel J, et al. Genome-wide studies of idiopathic scoliosis susceptibility implicate genes encoding neural cell adhesion proteins [abstract]. AAOS 2011 Annual Meeting; Feb 15-19; San Diego, CA.

Dormans JP, Grant SFA, Rendon N, Mentch FD, Kim CE, Frackelton EC, et al. A genome wide association study identifies an IL17RC missense mutation (S111L) as an adolescent idiopathic scoliosis locus [abstract]. AAOS 2011 Annual Meeting; Feb 15-19; San Diego, CA. 

Awards

2011, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS),  Russell Hibbs Award Winner for Best Basic Science Paper

2011, U.S.News & World Report "Top Doctor"

2011, Castle Connolly “Best Orthopedic Surgeons in America”

2010, Strathmore Lifetime Member, Who's Who

2009-2011, Cambridge Who's Who Executive

2009-2010, Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

2009-2011, Philadelphia Magazine “Top Doctors: Orthopaedic Surgery”

2009, Strathmore Honors Edition of Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals

2009, Cambridge Who's Who

2008, Philadelphia Magazine "Best Doctors"

2008, Main Line "Top Doctors"

2007, Marquis Who’s Who in American Education

2007-2011, Marquis Who’s Who in The World

2007, Best Professional Service Providers in the US

2006 to 2007, AO Spine North America (AOSNA) Fellowship Site Funding Award

2006, America’s Top doctors for Cancer, 3rd Edition

2006, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer

2006-2011, Marquis Who’s Who in America, 61st Edition

2006-2011, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: “America’s Top Doctors”

2005-2011, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer”

2005, Marquis Who’s Who in American Education, Seventh Edition

2005, Children’s Circle of Care

2005, Who’s Who in American Education, Seventh Edition

2005, America’s top doctors for Cancer

2005-2006, Philadelphia Magazine “Top Doctors”

2005, Child Magazine number 1 ranking of Orthopaedic programs in USA

2004-2007, Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering

2004-2005, “Guide to America’s Top Physicians," Consumers’ Research Council of North America

2004, Main Line Today: “150+ Great Doctors for Kids”

2004, AAOS best tumor-category poster of meeting award

2003-2011, Doctors Across America

2003-2006, POSNA Representative to the Advisory Council, The American College of Surgeons

2003, Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook "Area's Top Doctors"

2003,
Chairman, Board of Directors, Orthopaedics Overseas (OO)

2002-2004, Strathmore Who's Who, Lifetime Member

2002-2003, Mentor, AAOS Leadership Fellow Program

2002, The Orthopedics Overseas Leadership Award for 2002, Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2002 - present, AO North America, AO ASIF Spine Faculty

2001-2002, President, Surgical Associates Research and Education Foundation, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2000-2001, President, Children’s Surgical Associates, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2001, Philadelphia Magazine “Top Doctors for Kids”

2000-2011, Marquis “Who’s Who”

2000, Lifetime Member, The National Registry of Who’s Who, 2001 Edition

1999, “Who’s Who in America”, Who’s Who, 55th & 56th edition

1999, “America’s Top-Rated Physicians”

1998 -2011, “Best Doctors in America”

1996, Kashiwagi-Suzuki Traveling Fellow, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

1996, “Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region”

1995, Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1993, Jesse T. Nicholson Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching

1979 Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University, Magna Cum Laude, Indiana University

Books

2012

Dormans JP, contributing editor and author. Section IV: pediatric conditions. In: FJ Eismont, S Garfin, GR Bell, HN Herkowitz, editors. The cervical spine. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

2011

Dormans JP, contributing editor and author. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders;  2011.

2005

Dormans JP, editor. Orthopaedic surgery in the developing world. Techniques in orthopaedics, Volume 20, Number 2, June 2005.  Philadelphia: Lippincott  Williams & Wilkins; 2005.

Dormans JP, editor. Core knowledge in orthopaedics (CKO).  Philadelphia: Mosby-Elsevier;  2005.

Lou J, Dormans JP.  Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series. Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004.

Dormans JP, editor. Pediatric cervical spine. In: Clark CR, editor. The cervical spine. 4th ed. Philadephia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005.

1998

Dormans JP, Pelligrino L, editors.  Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. 

Chapters

2012

Hydorn C, Dormans JP.  Congenital anomalies of the spinal column and spinal cord. In: Rao RD, Smuck M, editors. Orthopaedic knowledge update (OKU):  spine 4. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthoapedic Surgeons; 2012. p. 405-14.

Copley L, John P Dormans. The use of cervical orthoses, halo devices, and traction in children. In: Benzel EC, editor. Cervical spine, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

Drummond D, Hosalkar H, Dormans JP. Treatment of cervical spine instability in the pediatric patient. In: Benzel EC, editor. Cervical spine, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

Horn D, Dormans JP. Evaluation of the cervical spine in children.  In: Benzel EC, editor. Cervical spine, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

Arkader A, Dormans JP. Cervical spine infections and tumors in children.  In: Benzel EC, editor. Cervical spine, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

Auerbach J, Samdani A, Dormans JP. Electrophysiological monitoring. Scoliosis: The evaluation and treatment of idiopathic spinal deformity in children and adults (Harms Study Group).

2011

Dormans JP, Frances J, Erol B. The growth plate: embryonic origin, structure, and function. In:  Polin RA, Fox WW, Abman SH, editors. Fetal and neonatal physiology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2011.

Dormans JP, Garg S. Benign tumors of the spine. In: Bridwell KH, Dewald RL. The textbook of spinal surgery. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Wells L, Sehgal K, Dormans JP. Common fractures. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 2387-94.

Spiegel D, Dormans JP. The neck. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 2377-82.

Spiegel D, Dormans JP. The spine. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 2365-77.

Sankar W, Horn D, Wells L, Dormans JP. The hip. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 2355-60.

Wells L, Sehgal K. Dormans JP. Evaluation of child. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011. p. 2331-35.

Wells L, Sehgal K. Dormans JP. Growth and development.  In: Kliegman RM, Stanton B, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE. Nelson’s textbook of pediatrics, 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.  p.  2331-31.

Dormans, JP, Garg, S. Benign tumors of the spine. In: Bridwell KH, DeWald RL, editors.Textbook of operative spine surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2011.

Spiegel, DS, Dormans, JP. Surgical treatment of flaccid neuromuscular scoliosis. In: Bridwell KH, DeWald RL, editors.Textbook of operative spine surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2011.

Dormans, JP, Drummond, DS, Flynn, JM. Upper cervical fusions in pediatric patients. In: Bridwell KH, DeWald RL, editors.Textbook of operative spine surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2011.

Dormans JP, Samdani A, Auerbach. Electrophysiological monitoring. In: Newton PO, O'Brien MF, Shufflebarger HL, Betz RR, Dickson RA, Harms Juergen, editors. Scoliosis: the evaluation and treatment of idiopathic spinal deformity in children and adults. New York: Thieme Publishing;  2011. p. 372-391.

2010

Dormans JP, Schwartz D, Sestokas A. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during corrective spine surgery in the growing child. In: Akbarnia BA, Yazici M, Thompson GH, editors. Growing Spine: Management of Spinal Disorders in the Young Child. Springer-Verlag; 2010.

Dormans JP, Arkader A, Hamer O. Tumors. In: McCarthy J, Drennan J, Guille J, editors.  Drennans’ child’s foot and ankle. 2nd ed. Williams, & Wilkins; 2010.

Arkader A, Dormans JP. Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system. In: Beaty JH, Kasser R, Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, Waters PM, editors. Rockwood and Green’s fractures in children. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2010.

Dormans JP, Arkader A, Hamer O: Tumors. In: McCarthy J, Drennan J, Guille J, editors. Drennans’s child’s foot and ankle. 2nd ed.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2010.

Dormans JP, Arkader A. Treatment of benign bone cysts. In: Wiesel SW, editor. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2010

Dormans JP, Chan G. Decompression posterolateral and interbody fusion for high grade sponylolisthesis. In: Wiesel SW, editor. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Dormans JP, Mik G, Gholve P.  Posterior cervical arthrodesis: occiput-C2 and C1-C2. In: Wiesel SW, editor. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010. 

2009

Dormans JP, Conway-Adams S. Pediatric neoplasms of the spine. In: Errico TJ, Lonner BS, Moulton AW, editors. Surgical management of spine deformity. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier; 2009.

Dormans JP, Auerbach JD. Spinal infections in children. In: Errico TJ, Lonner BS, Moulton AW, editors. Surgical management of spine deformity. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier; 2009.

2008

Dormans JP, Gholve P. Posterior occiput-C2 and C1-C2 cervical fusion. In: Tolo VT, Skaggs DL, editors. Master techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. 

Dormans JP, Mik G, Gholve P. Posterior cervical arthrodesis: occiput-C2 and C1-C2. In: Wiesel S, editor. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilcott; 2008.

Dormans JP, Chan G. Decompression posterolateral and interbody fusion for high grade spondylolisthesis. In: Wiesel S, editor. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilcott; 2008.

Dormans JP, Arkader A. Treatment of benign bone cysts. In: Weisel S. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilcott; 2008.

2007

Hosalkar HS, Horn BD, Friedman JE, Dormans JP. The hip. In: Kleigmann, Behrman, Jenson, Stanton, editors. Nelson’s pediatrics. 18th ed.  Philadelphia: Saunders; 2007.

Spiegel DA, Hosalkar HS, Dormans JP. The spine. In: Kleigmann R, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton B, editors. Nelson’s pediatrics. 18th ed.  Philadelphia: Saunders; 2007.

Spiegel DA, Hosalkar HS, Dormans JP, Drummond DS. The neck. In: Kleigmann R, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton B, editors. Nelson’s pediatrics. 18th ed.  Philadelphia: Saunders; 2007.

2005

Dormans JP. Discitis. Osteomyelitis and intervertebral disc calcification. In: Clark CR, editor. The cervical spine. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005.

Dormans JP. Evaluation of the cervical spine in children. In: Clark CR, editor. The cervical spine. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 403-14.

Dormans JP. Cervical orthoses including traction and halo devices for children. In: Clark CR, editor. The cervical spine. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 389-402. 

2004

Erol B, Halpern KV, Dormans JP. The growth palate: embryology, origin, and function. In: Polin R, Fox WW, Abman SH, editors. Fetal and neonatal physiology. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company; 2004. p. 1829-38.

Erol B, Halpern KV, Dormans JP. Common orthopaedic conditions related with intrauterine compression-effects of mechanics on endochondral bone formation. In: Polin R, Fox WW, Abman SH, editors. Fetal and neonatal physiology. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company; 2004. p. 1838-44.

Erol B, Kaplan F, States L, Dormans JP. Skeletal dysplasias and metabolic bone disease. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series. Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004. p. 93-110.

Erol B, Lou J, Dormans JP. Tumors. In: Cramer KE, Scherl S, editors. Essentials of orthopaedic surgery. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004. p. 250-70.

Erol B, Nelson C, Dormans J. Amputation surgery and rehabilitation of acquired amputations in children. In: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ed. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Atlas. Rosemont: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. p. 841-52.

Erol B, States L, Pawel B, Tamai J, Dormans JP. Musculoskeletal tumor in children. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series. Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004. p. 299-336.

Flynn J, Dormans JP. Discitis. Osteomyelitis and intervertebral disc calcification in children. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series: Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004.

Pierz K, Dormans JP. Spinal disorders in children. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series: Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004. p. 146-74.

Spiegel D, Dormans JP. Cerebral palsy. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series: Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004.

Tamai J, Erol B, Dormans JP. Hip disorders. In: Lou J, Dormans JP, editors. Orthopaedics and sports medicine requisites series: Harcourt Health Sciences; 2004. p. 174-212. 

2003

Dormans JP.  Osteogenesis imperfecta. In: Schwartz MW, editor. Five-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 584-85.

Dormans JP.  Avascular (aseptic) necrosis of the hip. In: Schwartz MW, editor. Five-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 164-65.

Dormans JP.  Perthes disease. In: Schwartz MW, editor. Five-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 622-23.

Dormans JP. Scoliosis/kyphosis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. Five-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 738-39.

Dormans JP.  Intoeing - tibial torsion. In: Schwartz MW, editor. Five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 484-85.

2002

Dormans JP. Intoeing. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002.

Dormans JP. Idiopathic scoliosis. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002.

Dormans JP. Perthes disease. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002. p. 622-623.

Dormans JP. Aseptic necrosis of the hip. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002. p. 164-65.

Dormans JP. Osteogenesis imperfecta. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002. p. 584-85.

Dormans JP. Forearm fractures. Pediatric Orthopaedic Secrets. 2nd ed. Hanley and Belfus Medical Publishers; 2002.

Dormans JP. Scoliosis/kyphosis. In: Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, et al., editors. The five minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002. p. 738-39.

Flynn J, Dormans JP. Pediatric bone and joint infections. Oxford textbook of orthopaedics and trauma. New York: Oxford University Press; 2002.

Flynn J, Dormans JP. Spine and pelvis fractures. In: Fitzgerald RH, Kaufer H, Malkani A, editors. Orthopaedics. St. Louis: CV Mosby; 2002. p. 506-12.

Leet AI, Dormans JP, Torsi LL. Muscles, bones and nerves: the body’s framework. In: Batshaw, ML, editor. Children with disabilities. 5th ed. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company; 2002. p. 263-84.

Wallach D, Dormans JP. Monteggia fractures in children. In: Nokov H, editor. The Bulgarian textbook of orthopaedics. Sophia (Bulgaria): Ciela Publishing; 2002. p. 346-63.

Wallach D, Dormans JP. Galeazzi fractures in children. In: Nokov H, editor. The Bulgarian textbook of orthopaedics. Sophia (Bulgaria): Ciela Publishing; 2002. p. 425-34.

2001

Dormans JP, Flynn J. Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system. In: Beatty JH, Kasser JR, editors. Rockwood and Wilkins’ fractures in children. 5th ed. 2001. p. 139-240.

Hyman JE, Lee FY, Dormans JP, Davidson RS, Magnusson M, Roye DP. Orthopaedics. In: Polin RA, Ditmar MF, editors. Pediatric secrets. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus, Inc.; 2001. p. 613-40.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. Right painful swollen forearm in a 7 year-old male. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 412.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. Acute onset of ankle pain in an 11 year-old male basketball player. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 488.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. Bilateral knee pain of several months’ duration in a 12 year-old female. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 494.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. 6 months of right knee pain and limp in a 13 year-old male. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 524.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. Acute onset of leg pain in a 14 year-old female. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 539.

Wallach D, Ganley T, Dormans JP. Acute onset of leg pain in a 15 year-old female following a twisting injury. In: Burg FD, Vaughan VC, Nelson KG, editors. Pediatrics: a problem-based review. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2001. p. 556. 

2000

Dormans JP. Osteogenesis imperfecta. In MW Schwartz, ed. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 582-83.

Dormans JP. Aseptic necrosis of the hip. In MW Schwartz, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 168-69.

Dormans JP. Perthes disease. In MW Schwartz, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 618-19.

Dormans JP. Idiopathic scoliosis. In MW Schwartz, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 732-33.

Dormans JP. Intoeing. In MW Schwartz, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. p. 472-73.

Dormans JP. Osteochondritis dissecans (elbows and knees). In: Stockman JA, Lohn JA, editors. Ambulatory pediatrics. WB Saunders Company; 2000. p. 290.

Ganley T, Flynn J, Dormans JP. Orthopaedic perspectives: bone tumors, scoliosis and trauma. In: Meyer J, editor. Pediatric Musculoskeletal Radiology; 2000.

Dormans JP. Pediatric hematologic and related conditions. Orthopaedic knowledge update 6; 1999. Chapter 23. p. 247-52.

1998

Dormans JP. Management of pediatric mutilating extremity injuries and traumatic amputations. In: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ed. The child with a limb deficiency. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 1998. p. 253-266.

Dormans JP. Limb-sparing surgery versus amputation for children with extremity sarcomas. In: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ed. The child with a limb deficiency. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 1998. p. 289-302.

Dormans JP et al. Consensus: The prevention of traumatic amputations. In: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ed. The child with a limb deficiency. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 1998. p. 267.

Dormans JP et al. Consensus: Limb salvage for extremity malignancies. In: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ed. The child with a limb deficiency. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 1998. p. 303.

Dormans JP. Amputation considerations in childhood. In: O’Neill J, Rowe M, Grosfeld J et al., eds. Pediatric surgery. 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby Publishers; 1998. p. 1893-97.

Pellegrino L, Dormans JP. Cerebral palsy: definitions, etiology and epidemiology. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 3-30.

Pellegrino L, Dormans JP. Cerebral palsy: making the diagnosis of cerebral palsy. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 31-54.

Reid S, Pellegrino L, Albinson-Scull S, Dormans JP. The management of spasticity. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 99-124.

Dormans JP, Copley L. Musculoskeletal impairments: introduction to the orthopaedics of cerebral palsy. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 125-42.

Dormans JP, Copley L. Orthopedic approaches to treatment. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach.Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p.143-68.

McGee S, Deitz-Curry JE, Dormans JP. Postsurgical management of cerebral palsy. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 193-224.

Dormans JP, Pellegrino L. Epilogue. In: Dormans JP, Pellegrino L, editors. Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1998. p. 501-3. 

1997

Dormans JP, Davidson RS, Magnusson M. Orthopaedics. In: Polin RA, Ditmar MF, editors. Pediatric secrets. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus, Inc.; 1997. p. 471-90.

Dormans JP. Osteogenesis imperfecta. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 534-35.

Dormans JP. Aseptic necrosis of the hip. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 140-41.

Dormans JP. Perthes disease. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The five-minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1997. p. 570-71.

Dormans JP, Batshaw ML. Muscles, bones and nerves: the body's framework. In: Batshaw ML, editor. Children with disabilities. 4th ed. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.; 1997. p. 315-32.

Copley LC, Dormans JP. Orthopedic trauma. In: Gellis, Kagan, editors. Current pediatric therapy 16. 16th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company; 1997. p. 939-44. 

1996

Dormans JP. Orthopaedic intervention. In Kurtz L, Batshaw ML, Dorwick PW, Levy S, editors. The Children’s Seashore House handbook on developmental disabilities: an interdisciplinary source book for professionals. Aspen Publishers; 1996. p. 437-46.

Dormans JP. Cast problems. In: Dieckmann RA, Fiser DH, Selbst S, editors. Illustrated textbook of pediatric emergency and critical care procedures. Philadelphia: Mosby Publishers; 1996. p. 625-28. 

1992

Dormans JP. Upper extremity trauma. In: The systematic approach to children’s trauma. Sofia Bulgaria; 1992.

Dormans JP. Lower extremity trauma. In: The systematic approach to children’s trauma. Sofia Bulgaria; 1992.

Dormans JP. Cervical spine injuries. In: The systematic approach to children’s trauma. Sofia Bulgaria; 1992.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and institutional committees

2010-present, The Division of Child Development, Rehabilitation and Metabolic Diseases, Rehabilitation, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Member of the Search for Division Chief

Editorial positions

2000 to present, Associate Editor, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

1997 to present, Advisory Editor, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Member, Board of Consulting Editors, Bulgarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Member, Peer Review Board, The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal

Reviewer

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
The Journal of Hand Surgery
Pediatric Emergency Care
Medical and Pediatric Oncology
Neuroradiology
Health Devices
Annals of Emergency Medicine

Leadership

International societies

2011-present, Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie

  • 2014-2017 SICOT WOC, President
  • 2011-2014 SICOT WOC, President Elect
  • 2011-2014 SICOT USA, Education Committee
  • 2011-2014 SICOT USA, Membership Committee
  • 2011-2014 SICOT USA, Officer Nominating Committee
  • 2010 - 2012 SICOT, USA Chair

2002-present, International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank

2002-present, MHE Research Foundation (Multiple Hereditary Exostoses)

  • Medical and Scientific Advisory Board

2002-present, Spinal Deformity Study Group

2010-present, Global HELP

  • Orthopaedic Board

1995-present, The International College of Surgeons

National societies

2010-present, EPOS Corresponding Member

2010-present, AO North America, AO ASIF Spine Faculty

2002-present, Academic Orthopaedic Society 

2000-present, The American College of Physician Executives

1999-present, Orthopaedic Research Society

1999-present, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

1999-2011, American Orthopaedic Association

1998-present, Associate member, The Hastings Center  (Ethics in Policy and Medicine)

1998-present, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

1997-present, The International Society for Limb Salvage Surgery

1997-present, The Salter Society

1996-present, The Cervical Spine Research Society

1995-present, The Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

1995-present, The American Academy of Pediatrics

1995-present, The American College of Surgeons

1995-present, The United States Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association

1994-present, The Musculoskeletal Infection Society

1994-present, The Eastern Orthopaedic Association

1993-present, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

  • 2013- 2014 Travelling Fellowship Chair
  • 2012 Treasurer’s Committee Member
  • 2011-2012 POSNA/SRS Intra-operative Neural Monitoring (IONM) Ad Hoc Committee Member
  • 2011-2012 Fellowship Match Grievances Ad Hoc Committee Chair
  • 2011-2012 Long Range Planning Committee Chair
  • 2010-2011 Immediate Past President
  • 2010-2011 Travelling Fellowship Committee
  • 2010-2011 POSNA/SRS Intra-Operative Neural Muscular (IONM) ad hoc Committee
  • 2010-2011 Industry Relations Committee
  • 2010-2011 Treasurer’s Committee
  • 2010-2011 Awards Committee

1993-present, Scoliosis Research Society

  • 2010-11 Nomination Committee
  • 2009-11 Industry Relations Committee

1993-present, Association of Children’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics

1993-present, American Trauma Society

1992-present, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

1991-present, Children’s Cancer Study Group

1989-present, Orthopaedics Overseas (Health Volunteers Overseas)

1989-present, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

1968-present, American Medical Association

New Media

2011

O'Kane J. Egg Harbor Township High School senior survives cancer and becomes a star golfer. The Press of Atlantic City Newspaper. 2011 April 16.

Kovach R. Oncogirl: a young cancer patient blogs about her life. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Began May 2, 2011. Available from: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/chop/.

McCullough M. The fight of her young life: Rachel Kovach faces surgery to remove a rare tumor. She'll share her journey in a blog. Philadelphia Inquirer. 2011 May 2. Available from: http://articles.philly.com/2011-05-02/news/29495773_1_new-blog-royal-wedding-coverage-young-life.

Original Papers

2012

Cantley L, Saunders C, Guttenberg M, Candela ME, Ohta Y, Yasuhara R, et al. Loss of β-Catenin Induces Multifocal Periosteal Chondroma-Like Masses in Mice. Am J Pathol. Epub2012 Dec 25. doi:pii: S0002-9440(12)00877-2. 10.1016/j.ajpath.2012.11.012. Cited in PubMed; 23274133. Read the abstract

Wang TY, Dormans JP, Chang B. Soft-tissue optimization of limb salvage with knee endoprosthesis: the 10-year experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Nov;69(5):560-4. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182223d5b. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21734550. Read the abstract

Womer RB, West DC, Krailo MD, Dickman PS, Pawel BR, Grier HE, et al. Randomized Controlled Trial of Interval-Compressed Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Localized Ewing Sarcoma: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Nov 20;30(33):4148-54. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.41.5703. Epub 2012 Oct 22. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23091096. Read the abstract

Baldwin KD, Kovatch K, Namdari S, Sankar W, Flynn JM, Dormans JP. The 50 most cited articles in pediatric orthopedic surgery. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 Sep;21(5):463-8. doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e328354b0cf. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22617855. Read the abstract

Sparrow DB, Chapman G, Smith AJ, Mattar MZ, Major JA, O'Reilly VC, et al. A mechanism for gene-environment interaction in the etiology of congenital scoliosis. Cell. 2012 Apr 13;149(2):295-306. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.02.054. Epub 2012 Apr 5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22484060. Read the abstract

Stricker PA, Sestokas AK, Schwartz D, Bhalodia V, Pahwa A, Dormans JP, et al. Effects of intrathecal morphine on transcranial electric motor-evoked potentials in adolescents undergoing posterior spinal fusion. Anesth Analg. 2012 Jul;115(1):160-9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31824e5d86. Epub 2012 Mar 30. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22484060. Read the abstract

Diab M, Smucny M, Dormans JP, Erickson MA, Ibrahim K, Lenke LG, et al. Use and outcomes of wound drain in spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 May 15;37(11):966-73. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31823bbf0b. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22037527. Read the abstract

2011

Derman PB, Kulkarni SS, Dormans JP. Orthopaedic manifestations in a case of Lenz microphthalmia syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):e64-9. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3182210923. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21841432. Read the abstract

Sanders JO, Diab M, Richards SB, Lenke LG, Johnston CE, Emans JB, et al. Fixation points within the main thoracic curve: does more instrumentation produce greater curve correction and improved results? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Oct 1;36(21):E1402-6. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31822815ff. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21681134. Read the abstract

Zebala LP, Bridwell KH, Baldus C, Richards SB, Dormans JP, Lenke LG, et al. Minimum 5-year radiographic results of long scoliosis fusion in juvenile spinal muscular atrophy patients: major curve progression after instrumented fusion. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jul-Aug;31(5):480-8. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318220ba33. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21654453. Read the abstract 

Anakwenze OA, Auerbach JD, Buck DW, Garg S, Simon SL, Sutton LN, et al. The role of concurrent fusion to prevent spinal deformity after intramedullary spinal cord tumor excision in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jul-Aug;31(5):475-9. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318220bb46. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21654452. Read the abstract 

Wang TY, Dormans JP, Chang B. Soft-tissue optimization of limb salvage with knee endoprosthesis: the 10-year experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ann Plast Surg. Epub 2011 Jul 5. Cite in PubMed: PMID 21734550. Read the abstract 

Sharma S, Gao X, Londono D, Devroy SE, Mauldin KN, Frankel JT, et al. Genome-wide association studies of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis suggest candidate susceptibility genes. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Apr 1;20(7):1456-66. Epub 2011 Jan 7. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21216876. Read the article

2010

Gregory JM, Arkader A, Bokhari A, Dormans JP. Case report: unicameral bone cysts in a young patient with acquired generalized lipodystrophy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 May;468(5):1440-6. Epub 2009 Nov 19. Erratum in: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jul;468(7):1997. Bothari, Aqiba [corrected to Bokhari, Aqiba]. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19924491.  Read the article

Chan G, Arkader A, Kleposki R, Dormans JP. Case report: primary aneurysmal bone cyst of the epiphysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Apr;468(4):1168-72. Epub 2010 Jan 27. Cited in PubMed: PMCID: PMC2835586.  Read the article

Hubert DM, Low DW, Serletti JM, Chang B, Dormans JP. Fibula free flap reconstruction of the pelvis in children after limb-sparing internal hemipelvectomy for bone sarcoma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jan;125(1):195-200. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181c2a607. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20048612. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2011

O’Toole P, Hydorn C, Kulkarni S, Kleposki R, Dormans JP. Digital radiograph “stitching” problems leading to difficulty in diagnosis [e-poster]. 30th EPOS Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 6-9; Basel, Switzerland.

Deriu L, McDonald-McGinn D, Dormans JP. Scoliosis in patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome [e-poster]. 30th EPOS Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 6-9; Basel, Switzerland.

O’Toole P, Raffini L, Horn D, Dormans JP. Development of venous thromboembolic prophylaxis guidelines in adolescent orthopedic patients [e-poster].  30th EPOS Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 6-9; Basel, Switzerland.

O’Toole P, Kulkarni S, Tomlinson LA,  Dormans JP. Use of the O-Arm intraoperative computerized tomography scanner in pediatric spinal surgery [poster]. AAOS 2011 Annual Meeting; Feb 15-19; San Diego, CA.

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