Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Clinical Outcomes of Cervical Facet Fractures Treated Nonoperatively With Hard Collar or Halo ImmobilizationGlobal Spine Journal.  9:48-54. 2019
2019 Advancing Simulation-Based Orthopaedic Surgical Skills Training: An Analysis of the Challenges to ImplementationJournal of Extracellular Vesicles.  2019. 2019
2019 Current Best Practices and Emerging Approaches in the Management of Acute Spinal TraumaJournal of Extracellular Vesicles.  2019. 2019
2018 Ability of magnetic resonance imaging to accurately determine alar ligament integrity in patients with atlanto-occipital injuriesJournal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine.  9:241-245. 2018
2018 The significance of upper extremity neuromonitoring changes during thoracolumbar spine surgeryHome Health Care Management & Practice.  31:E422-E426. 2018
2018 Conservative treatment of hangman variant fracturesHome Health Care Management & Practice.  31:E286-E290. 2018
2018 Posttraumatic Spinal Cord Injury without Radiographic AbnormalityJournal of Extracellular Vesicles.  2018. 2018
2018 Relationship of cervical sagittal vertical alignment after sagittal balance correction in adult spinal deformity: A retrospective radiographic studyFrontiers in Mucosal Immunology.  12:269-275. 2018
2018 Stability of the Subaxial Spine after Penetrating Trauma: Do Classification Systems Apply?Journal of Extracellular Vesicles.  2018. 2018
2018 Traumatic lumbosacral dislocation: Current concepts in diagnosis and managementJournal of Extracellular Vesicles.  2018. 2018
2018 Type III odontoid fractures: A subgroup analysis of complex, high-energy fractures treated with external immobilizationJournal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine.  9:63-67. 2018
2016 Factors impacting Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores in orthopedic surgery spine clinicSpine Journal.  16:1285-1289. 2016
2016 Thirty-day readmissions following adult spinal deformity surgery: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) databaseSpine Journal.  16:862-866. 2016
2014 Association between orthopaedic in-training examination subsection scores and ABOS Part I examination performanceSouthern Medical Journal.  107:746-750. 2014
2013 Correlation of pelvic and spinal parameters in adult deformity patients with neutral sagittal balanceSpine Deformity.  1:458-463. 2013
2013 Social networking profiles and professionalism issues in residency applicants: An original study-cohort studyJournal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.  70:502-507. 2013
2012 Acute lumbar spondylolysis in intercollegiate athletesJournal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.  25:422-425. 2012
2012 Nonoperative treatment of occipital condyle fractures: An outcomes review of 32 fracturesSpine.  37. 2012
2010 Ex vivo transfer of the Hoxc-8-interacting domain of smad1 by a tropism-modified adenoviral vector results in efficient bone formation in a rabbit model of spinal fusionJournal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.  23:63-73. 2010
2008 Surgical treatment of thoracolumbar fractures: Fusion versus nonfusionFestival Management and Event Tourism.  19:383-387. 2008
2006 The ability of MRI to predict failure of nonoperative treatment of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitisJournal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.  19:566-570. 2006
2006 Short segment fixation of thoracolumbar burst fracturesOrthopedics.  29:703-708. 2006
2004 Type-III dens fracture with distraction: An unstable injury - A report of three casesJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  86:2514-2518. 2004
2003 Vertebral osteonecrosis related to intradiscal electrothermal therapy: a case report.Spine.  28. 2003
2001 Isthmic spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis.Journal- Southern Orthopaedic Association.  10:164-172. 2001
2000 The effect of nicotine on gene expression during spine fusionSpine.  25:2588-2594. 2000
1997 The long-term follow-up of patients with Klippel-Feil syndrome and congenital scoliosisSpine.  22:1219-1222. 1997
1996 Component design affecting patellofemoral complications after total knee arthroplastyWomen's Oncology Review.  183-187. 1996
1996 Wound infections in reconstructive spine surgeryOrthopedic Clinics of North America.  27:105-110. 1996

Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Inc., U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by HENSLER SURGICAL PRODUCTS 2015 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by SYNTHES SPINE COMPANY, L.P. 2010 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals 2010 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by CERAPEDICS INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by HENSLER SURGICAL PRODUCTS 2015
  • Teaching Activities

  • STP2999DC - ATLANTO-OCCIPITAL DISSOCIATION RESEARCH STUDY (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • 80-415 - ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Northwestern University 1989
  • University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Residency 1994
  • Minnesota Spine Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1995
  • Full Name

  • Steven Theiss