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John M. Flynn, MD

Attending Surgeon

Associate Chief, Division of Orthopedic Surgery

Associate Trauma Director, Orthopedic Surgery

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

Awards

2006, Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Paper, Scoliosis Research Society 41st Annual Meeting
2005, Best Doctors in America
2004, Jesse T. Nicholson Teaching Award, Department of Orthopedics
2004, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
2004, AAOS Leadership Fellows Program
2002, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare (Marquis 4th ed.)

Books

2010

Flynn J. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Flynn J, editor. Orthopaedic knowledge update 10. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2010.

Weisel S, et al. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery. Flynn J, pediatric section editor. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.

Beaty J, Kasser J, Flynn J, Skaggs D, Waters P, editors. Rockwood and Wilkins' fractures in children. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams Wilkins; 2010.

2008

Fischgrund, et al. Orthopaedic knowledge update 9. Flynn J, pediatric section editor. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2008.

2006

Skaggs D, Flynn J.  Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

2004

Price C, Flynn J, Water P, Noonan K. Complications of upper extremity fractures in children. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2004.

Chapters

2011

Flynn JM, Ughwanogho, E, Cameron, DB. The growing spine and sports. In: Akbarnia BA, Yazici M, Thompson GH, editors. The growing spine: Management of spinal disorders, 1st ed. Berlin, Germany: Springer; 2011.

2009

Goebel J, Flynn JM. What is the best treatment for femoral fractures? In: Wright JG, editor. Evidence-based orthopedics: The best answers to clinical questions. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. p. 195-200.

2008

Auerbach JD, Flynn JM. Posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. In: Sheth NP, Lonner JH, editors. Gowned and gloved orthopaedics: Introduction to common procedures. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2008. p. 384-96.

Flynn JM. Developmental dysplasia of the hip. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

Sankar W, Flynn J. Titanium elastic nailing for pediatric femur fractures. In: Tolo V, Skaggs D, editors. Masters techniques in orthopaedic surgery: Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

Campbell RM, Smith, JT, Flynn, JM. Treatment of thoracic insufficiency syndrome associated with exotic scoliosis with VEPTR expansion thoracoplasty. In: Kim DH, Huhn SL, Betz RR, Newton PO, editors. Surgery of the pediatric spine. New York: Thieme; 2008.

2007

Bautista S, Flynn J. Prevention of injury. In: Staheli L, Song K, editors. Pediatric orthopaedic secrets, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2007.

2006

Dormans J, Flynn J. Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system. In: Beaty J, Kasser J, editors. Rockwood and Wilkins' fractures in children, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Price C, Flynn J. Management of fractures. In: Morrissy R, Weinstein S, editors. Lovell and Winter's pediatric orthopaedics, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J. Pediatric femur fractures. In: Orthopaedic knowledge update: Pediatrics 3. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Kasser J. Staying out of trouble with growth and development. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Aronsson D. The pediatric orthopaedic physical exam. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Wenger D. Dealing with families. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Thompson G. Staying out of trouble while caring for the injured child. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Stanley E. Trauma about the elbow I: Overview, supracondylar and transphyseal fractures. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Beaty J. Trauma about the elbow II: Other fractures. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Waters P. Staying out of trouble while treating hand, wrist and forearm injury. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Price C. Trauma about the pelvis, hip and femur. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Letts R. Trauma about the knee, tibia and foot. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Sponseller P, Seri, I. Issues of the newborn. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Loder R. Staying out of trouble with a limping child. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Stanitski C. Staying out of trouble while caring for the pediatric athlete. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Goldberg M. Staying out of trouble with syndromes. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Miller F. Staying out of trouble with cerebral palsy. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Sarwark J. Other neuromuscular conditions and spina bifida. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Morrissy R. Staying out of trouble with orthopaedic infections. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Dormans J. Staying out of trouble with tumors. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Emans J, Lenke L, Campbell R. Spine I: Staying out of trouble with scoliosis in children. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Betz R, Drummond D. Spine II: Staying out of trouble with kyphosis, spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis and back pain. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Benson M. Developmental dysplasia of the hip. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Flynn J, Skaggs D, Herring J, Crawford A. Staying out of trouble with the hip: Legg-Calve-Perthes, slipped capital femoral epiphysis and transient synovitis vs. septic arthritis. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Stevens P, Staheli, L. Knees bow out, feet turn in, who cares? In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Grill F, Moseley C. Leg length inequality. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Skaggs D, Flynn J, Mosca V, Noonan K. Foot problems in children. In: Skaggs DL, Flynn JM, editors. Staying out of trouble in pediatric orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Price C. Flynn J. Management of fractures. In: Morrissy R, Weinstein S, editors. Lovell and Winter’s pediatric orthopaedics, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Dormans J, Flynn J. Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system. In: Beaty J, Kasser J, editors. Rockwood and Wilkins’ fractures in children, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

2005

Flynn J. Bone, joint, and muscle injuries. In: Pediatric first aid for caregivers and teachers. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2005.

Bell D, Minarcik-Hwang J, Ludwig S, Flynn JM. Orthopaedics. In: Frank G, Shah SS, Catalozzi MC, Zaoutis LB, editors. The Philadelphia guide: Inpatient pediatrics. Malden: Blackwell Publishing; 2005. p. 320-30.

Ganley T, Flynn J. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee. In: Micheli L, Kocher M, editors. The pediatric and adolescent knee. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2005. p. 273-75.

Altman D, Gallo R, Flynn J, Erulkar J, Yue J. Spinal injury: Special considerations. In: Orthopaedic knowledge update: Trauma 3. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2005. p. 349-61.

Flynn J, Cornwall R. Pediatric elbow. In: Orthopaedic knowledge update 8. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2005.

2004 

Flynn J. Proximal humerus fracture with loss of reduction. In: Price C, Flynn J, Water P, Noonan K, editors. Complications of upper extremity fractures in children. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2004.

Flynn J. Supracondylar humerus fracture with neurovascular compromise. In: Price C, Flynn J, Water P, Noonan K, editors. Complications of upper extremity fractures in children. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2004.

Flynn J. Supracondylar humerus fracture with potential or established malunion. In: Price C, Flynn J, Water P, Noonan K, editors. Complications of upper extremity fractures in children. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2004.

2003

Flynn J. Anterior knee pain. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Osgood-Schlatter disease. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Sinding-Larson-Johansson syndrome. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Patellar malalignment syndrome. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Osteochondritis dissecans of the ankle. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2003.

Flynn J. Osteochondrosis: Sever’s disease, Kohler’s disease and Panner’s disease. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Tarsal coalition. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Septic arthritis. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Transient synovitis. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Hemophilic arthropathy. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Congenital conditions: Clubfoot/metatarsus adductus. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Congenital radial/ulna synostosis. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Radial club hand. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Ulnar club hand. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Syndactyly. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Polydactyly. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn, J. Tibial bowing. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Coxa vara. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Developmental dysplasia of the hip. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Genu valgum. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Genu varum. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Kirner deformity. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

Flynn J. Meyer’s dysplasia. In: Johnson TR, Steinbach LS, editors. Essentials of musculoskeletal imaging. Rosemont, PA: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.

2002

Flynn J. Developmental dysplasia of the hip. In: Schwartz W, editor. 5-minute pediatric consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2002. p. 314-15. 

2000

Flynn J. Painful right leg in a 9-month-old boy. In: Burg F, Vaughan V, Nelson K, editors. Pediatrics: A problem-based review. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders; 2000.

Dormans J, Flynn J. Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system. In: Beaty J, Kasser J, editors. Rockwood and Wilkins’ fractures in children. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven; 2001. p. 139-240.

Flynn J, Dormans J. Fractures of the pediatric spine and pelvis. In: Fitzgerald RH, Kaufer H, Malkani AL, editors. Orthopaedics. St. Louis: Mosby; 2000. p. 506-12.  

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2012-present, Editorial Board, Journal of Spinal Deformity
2004-present, Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
1998-present, Consultant/Reviewer, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
1998-present, Reviewer, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal
1997-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

Academic committees

2010-present, Conflict of Interest Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2005-present, Claims Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2000-present, Residency Selection Committee, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
1996-present, Trauma Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

International organizations

2005-present, International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank
2003-present, European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society
2003-present, Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie a.is.sb.l.
2000-present, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
   • Present, Vice President 
   • Present, Chair, International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium 
   • Present, Chair, Quality Safety Value Initiative
1999-present, Scoliosis Research Society
   • Present, Chair, Compelling Stories Task Force
   • Present, Chair, Research Grants Committee

National organizations

2007-present, The Interurban Orthopaedic Society
2005-present, American Orthopaedics Association
1999-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
1998-present, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
1997-present, American Trauma Society
1997-present, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
1995-present, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Original Papers

2011

Flynn JM, Garner MR, Jones KJ, D'Italia J, Davidson RS, Ganley TJ, et al. The treatment of low-energy femoral shaft fractures: A prospective study comparing the "walking spica" with the traditional spica cast. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Dec 7;93(23):2196-202. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22159855. Read the abstract

Sponseller PD, Flynn JM, Newton PO, Marks MC, Bastrom TP, Petcharaporn M, et al. The association of patient characteristics and spinal curve parameters with Lenke classification types. Spine (Phila PA 1976). Epub 2011 Nov 14. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22089397. Read the abstract

Ughwanogho E, Patel NM, Baldwin KD, Sampson NR, Flynn JM. CT-guided navigation of thoracic pedicle screws for AIS results in more accurate placement and less screw removal. Spine (Phila PA 1976). Epub 2011 Oct 24. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22020579. Read the abstract

Flynn JM, Ramirez N, Emans JB, Smith JT, Mulcahey MJ, Betz RR. Is the vertebral expandable prosthetic titanium rib a surgical alternative in patients with spina bifida? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May;469(5):1291-6. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20941646. Read the abstract

Flynn JM, Bashyal RL, Yeger-McKeever M, Garner MR, Launay F, Sponseller PD. Acute traumatic compartment syndrome of the leg in children: Diagnosis and outcome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 May 18;93(10):937-41. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21593369. Read the abstract

Schwartz DM, Sestokas AK, Dormans JP, Vaccaro AR, Hilibrand AS, Flynn JM, et al. Transcranial electric motor evoked potential monitoring during spine surgery: Is it safe? Spine. 2011 Jun;36(13):1046-9. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21217447. Read the abstract

Garner MR, Bhat SB, Khujanazarov I, Flynn JM, Spiegel D. Fixation of length-stable femoral shaft fractures in heavier children: Flexible nails vs rigid locked nails. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jan-Feb;31(1):11-6. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21150726. Read the abstract 

2010

Courtney PM, Flynn JM, Jaramillo D, Horn BD, Calabro K, Spiegel DA. Clinical indications for repeat MRI in children with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Dec;30(8):883-7. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21102217. Read the abstract

Ambardeker AP, Sestokas AK, Schwartz DM, Flynn JM, Rehman M. Concomitant hypertension, bradycardia, and loss of transcranial electric motor evoked potentials during pedicle hook removal: report of a case. J Clin Monit Comput. 2010 Dec;24(6):437-40. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21210192. Read the abstract

Ramirez N, Flynn JM, Emans JB, Betz R, Smith JT, Price N, et al. Vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib as treatment of thoracic insufficiency syndrome in spondylocostal dysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Sep;30(6):521-6. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20733413. Read abstract.

Flynn JM, Jones KJ, Garner MR, Goebel J. Eleven years experience in the operative management of pediatric forearm fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Jun;30(4):313-9. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20502228. Read abstract.

Flynn JM, Betz RR, O'Brien MF, Newton PO. Harms Study Group. Radiographic classification of complications of instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Mar;468(3):665-9. Epub 2009 Aug 14. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19685101. Read abstract.

Flynn JM, Ramirez N, Betz R, Mulcahey MJ, Pino F, Herrera-Soto JA, et al. Steel syndrome: Dislocated hips and radial heads, carpal coalition, scoliosis, short stature and characteristic facial features. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Apr-May;30(3):282-8. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20357596.  Read abstract.

Pappas N, Lawrence JT, Donegan D, Ganley T, Flynn JM. Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the measurement of displaced humeral medial epicondyle fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Feb;92(2):322-7. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20124058.  Read abstract

2009

Auerbach JD, Spiegel DA, Zgonis MH, Reddy SC, Drummond DS, Dormans JP, et al. The correction of pelvic obliquity in patients with cerebral palsy and neuromuscular scoliosis: Is there a benefit of anterior release prior to posterior spinal arthrodesis? Spine. 2009 Oct 1;34(21):E766-74. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19934797.  Read abstract.

Ramirez N, Flynn JM, Serrano JA, Carlo S, Cornier AS. The vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib in the treatment of spinal deformity due to progressive early onset scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2009 Jul;18(4):197-203. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19390461. Read abstract. 

Hosalkar HS, Greenbaum JN, Flynn JM, Cameron DB, Dormans JP, Drummond DS. Fractures of the odontoid in children with an open basilar synchondrosis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Jun;91(6):789-96. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19483234. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2011

Flynn JM. Surgical management of upper extremity fractures [presentation]. 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2011. Dec 7-10; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Career planning and professional development for orthopaedic residents and fellows [presentation]. 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2011, Dec 7-10; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Spine challenges 2011: decreasing complications in pediatric spine surgery [presentation]. 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2011, Dec 7-10; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Early onset scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency [presentation]. 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2011, Dec 7-10; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Office ortho and practice management: Practice management seminar [presentation]. 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2011, Dec 7-10; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble with pediatric fractures [presentation]. University of Maryland Grand Rounds; 2011, Nov 17; Baltimore, MD.

Flynn JM. Knee epiphysiolysis [presentation].  XVI International Seminar on Children’s Fractures; 2011, Nov 4; Valencia, Spain.

Flynn JM. Pelvic and hip fractures [presentation]. XVI International Seminar on Children’s Fractures; 2011, Nov 4; Valencia, Spain.

Flynn JM. Monteggia's injury [presentation]. XVI International Seminar on Children’s Fractures; 2011, Nov 4; Valencia, Spain.

Flynn JM. Lateral condyle fractures [presentation]. XVI International Seminar on Children’s Fractures; 2011, Nov 4; Valencia, Spain.

Flynn JM. Pearls and pitfalls of fractures [presentation]. American Academy of Pediatric 2011 National Conference and Exhibition; 2011, Oct 16; Boston, MA.

Flynn JM. CT-guided (O-arm) navigation of thoracic pedicle screws for AIS results in more accurate placement and less screw removal [presentation]. Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting; 2011, Sept 16; Louisville, KY.

Flynn JM. Growing rod graduates: Lessons from 58 patients who have completed their lengthening [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2011, May 13; Montreal, Canada.

Flynn JM. Practice management symposium: financial survival in the new era of health care reform [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2011, May 12; Montreal, Canada. 

Flynn JM. Forearm fractures [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2011, May 12; Montreal, Canada. 

Flynn JM. Malunion after treatment of pediatric forearm fractures [presentation]. Pennsylvania  Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting; 2011, Apr 28; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Problems with fixation in pediatric femur and tibia fractures [presentation]. Pennsylvania  Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting; 2011, Apr 28; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Defensive medicine [presentation]. Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut; 2011, Mar 18; Hartford, CT.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble treating fractures in kids [presentation]. Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut; 2011, Mar 18; Hartford, CT.

2010

Flynn JM. A career in pediatric orthopaedics: How to be an effective fellow: What to do with your year [presentation]. International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2010, Dec 3; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Should I fix it? Panel discussion on controversial fractures [presentation]. International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2010, Dec 3; Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Growing rod and VEPTR graduates [presentation]. International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine (ICEOS); 2010, Nov 19; Toronto, Canada.

Flynn JM. Scoliosis update 2010 [presentation].  Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics; 2010, Nov 14; Queretaro, Mexico.

Flynn JM. Forearm fractures [presentation].  Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics; 2010, Nov 14; Queretaro, Mexico.

Flynn JM. Femur fractures [presentation].  Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics; 2010, Nov 13; Queretaro, Mexico.

Flynn JM. Hip fractures [presentation].  Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics; 2010, Nov 13; Queretaro, Mexico.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble treating pediatric fractures [presentation]. The Howard Steel Memorial Lecture at the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society; 2010, Oct 11; Philadelphia, PA.

Flynn JM. Lower extremity fracture case based learning [presentation]. Portsmouth Naval Hospital; 2010, May 21; Norfolk VA.

Flynn JM. Elbow fractures [presentation]. Portsmouth Naval Hospital; 2010, May 21; Norfolk VA.

Flynn JM. Femur fractures [presentation]. Portsmouth Naval Hospital; 2010, May 21; Norfolk VA.

Flynn JM. Pediatric orthopaedic trauma [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2010, May 4; Waikoloa, HI.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble with pediatric fractures [presentation]. Drexel Orthopaedic Surgery Program; 2010, Mar 25; Philadelphia, PA.

Flynn JM. Cerebral palsy hip [presentation]. Visiting Professor Severance Children’s Hospital; 2010, Mar 21; Seoul, Korea.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble treating pediatric fractures [presentation]. Visiting Professor Severance Children’s Hospital; 2010, Mar 20; Seoul, Korea.

Flynn JM. Management of spinal deformity [presentation]. Visiting Professor Severance Children’s Hospital; 2010, Mar 20; Seoul, Korea.

Flynn JM. Adolescence: Transition/bridge into adulthood – segment mobility above and below instrumentation levels. How important is an extra mobile segment? [presentation]. POSNA Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting; 2010, Mar 13; New Orleans, LA.

Flynn JM. The operative management of pediatric upper extremity fractures [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting; 2010, Mar 13; New Orleans, LA.

Flynn JM. Fractures of the upper and lower extremity [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting; 2010, Mar 13; New Orleans, LA.

Flynn JM. Fractures of the upper and lower extremity [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting; 2010, Mar 13; New Orleans, LA.

Flynn JM. Pediatric orthopaedic urgencies and emergencies [presentation]. John M. Templeton, Jr., Pediatric Trauma Symposium; 2010, Mar 6; Philadelphia, PA.

2009

Flynn JM. Navigation and imaging for pediatric spine surgery: Spine: Hot topics, new techniques and controversies [presentation]. International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium; 2009, Dec 3;  Orlando, FL.

Flynn JM. Myth vs. truth: Screws are always superior to hooks for GR roundations [presentation]. International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine (ICEOS) Annual Meeting; 2009, Nov 20; Istanbul, Turkey.

Flynn JM. Addressing the spine in polytrauma patients and other complex spine trauma techniques [presentation]. Annual Spine Surgical Techniques & Technology Forum; 2009, Oct 9;  Boston, MA.

Flynn JM. Techniques to achieve successful outcomes and avoid complications, intramuscular and adolescent scoliosis [presentation]. Annual Spine Surgical Techniques & Technology Forum; 2009, Oct 9;  Boston, MA.

Flynn JM. Sacropelvic fixation techniques, tips and results [presentation]. Annual Spine Surgical Techniques & Technology Forum; 2009, Oct 9;  Boston, MA.

Flynn JM. Complications in spine deformity surgery [presentation]. Scoliosis Research Society 44th Annual Meeting; 2009, Sep 23; San Antonio, TX.

Flynn JM. Fracture of the thoraco-lumbar spine [presentation]. The Third Scandinavian International Fracture Seminar; 2009, Sep 16; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Flynn JM. Fracture of the shaft of the femur [presentation]. The Third Scandinavian International Fracture Seminar; 2009, Sep 16; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Flynn JM. Cervical spine injuries [presentation]. The Third Scandinavian International Fracture Seminar; 2009, Sep 16; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Flynn JM. Physeal injuries, classification and surgical management [presentation]. The Third Scandinavian International Fracture Seminar; 2009, Sep 16; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Flynn JM. Pediatric fracture epidemiology [presentation]. The Third Scandinavian International Fracture Seminar; 2009, Sep 16; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Flynn JM. Return to competitive sports following medical epicondyle fractures in adolescent athletes: A comparison of operative vs. non-operative treatments [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. POSNA specialty day lecture: Technical advances/update in lower extremity trauma [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. AAOS review course: fractures of the upper and lower extremity [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. Pediatric fracture management: Case-based learning, forearm fractures, open tibia fractures [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. Spine problems in young athletes: Case discussions of back pain in adolescent athletes [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. The operative management of pediatric upper extremity fractures, forearm and wrist fractures [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Flynn JM. Staying out of trouble with your pediatric patients: staying out of trouble with LE fractures [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009, Feb 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

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