Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Association of State Legislation and Industry Compensation to Orthopaedic Residents: A 3-Year Review of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Open Payments DatabaseJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28:e1020-e1028. 2020
2020 Resident Selection in the Wake of United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 Transition to Pass/Fail ScoringJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28:865-873. 2020
2020 Early Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes in COVID-19 Infected Patients: A Case SeriesJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  34:e382-e388. 2020
2020 Outcome measures reported for the management of proximal humeral fractures: a systematic reviewJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  29:2175-2184. 2020
2020 Outcomes of surgical fixation of greater tuberosity fractures: A systematic reviewOrthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research.  106:1119-1126. 2020
2020 Outcomes of surgical fixation of greater tuberosity fractures: A systematic reviewRevue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique.  106:669. 2020
2020 Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use and Surgical Site Infection Risk - ReplyJAMA Surgery.  155:997-998. 2020
2020 Usage Trends of Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Shoulder LiteratureJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28:e774-e781. 2020
2020 Corticosteroid Injections May Increase Retear and Revision Rates of Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic ReviewArthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  36:2334-2341. 2020
2020 What Is the Prevalence of Burnout, Depression, and Substance Use among Orthopaedic Surgery Residents and What Are the Risk Factors? A Collaborative Orthopaedic Educational Research Group Survey StudyClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  478:1709-1718. 2020
2020 Sleep and stress before and after duty across residency years under 2017 ACGME hours 2020
2020 CORR Insights®: Does An Augmented Reality-based Portable Navigation System Improve the Accuracy of Acetabular Component Orientation during THA? A Randomized Controlled TrialClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  478:944-946. 2020
2020 The utility of electrocautery for suture passage through bone: A biomechanical studyJournal of Orthopaedic Research.  38:954-960. 2020
2020 Association of Surgical Jacket and Bouffant Use with Surgical Site Infection RiskJAMA Surgery.  155:323-328. 2020
2020 Patient Perception of Orthopedic Surgeon ReimbursementSouthern Medical Journal.  113:191-197. 2020
2020 Stemless Humeral Implants in Total Shoulder ArthroplastyJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28:e277-e287. 2020
2020 Subscapularis sparing total shoulder arthroplasty through a superolateral approach: a radiographic studyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  29:814-820. 2020
2020 A National Survey of Orthopaedic Residents Identifies Deficiencies in the Understanding of Medical Statistics 2020
2020 Attitudes and awareness of suture anchor cost: a survey of shoulder surgeons performing rotator cuff repairsJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  29:643-653. 2020
2020 Check-in Kiosks in the Outpatient Clinical Setting: Fad or the Future?Southern Medical Journal.  113:134-139. 2020
2020 Clinical outcomes following conservative and surgical management of floating shoulder injuries: a systematic reviewJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  29:634-642. 2020
2020 Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Cerebral PalsyJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28:171-177. 2020
2020 Descriptive epidemiology of injuries in professional ultimate Frisbee athletesJournal of Athletic Training.  55:195-204. 2020
2020 Os acromiale: systematic review of surgical outcomesJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  29:402-410. 2020
2020 Acute Workplace Hazards in Orthopedic Surgery: Resident Survey Regarding Splash and Workplace Violence Events 2020
2020 Intermediate and Long-term Outcomes Following Surgical Decompression of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in an Adolescent Patient PopulationHand2020
2020 Open Payments Reporting of Industry Compensation for Orthopedic Residents 2020
2020 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Milestones: Initial Formulation and Future DirectionsJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  28. 2020
2020 Sternoclavicular joint instability: Symptoms, diagnosis and management 2020
2020 The Cost Variability of Orthobiologics 2020
2020 The rising use of total hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fractures in the United StatesHip International.  30:107-113. 2020
2019 Optimization of Orthopedic Surgical Instrument Trays: Lean Principles to Reduce Fixed Operating Room ExpensesJournal of Arthroplasty.  34:2834-2840. 2019
2019 Does Medicaid expansion improve access to care for the first-time shoulder dislocator?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  28:2079-2083. 2019
2019 Patients with musculoskeletal dysplasia undergoing total joint arthroplasty are at increased risk of surgical site InfectionOrthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research.  105:1297-1301. 2019
2019 Patients with musculoskeletal dysplasia undergoing total joint arthroplasty are at increased risk of surgical site infectionRevue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique.  105:852. 2019
2019 Radiographic restoration of native anatomy: a comparison between stemmed and stemless shoulder arthroplastyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  28:1595-1600. 2019
2019 Marijuana use and mortality following orthopedic surgical proceduresSubstance Abuse.  40:378-382. 2019
2019 Brachial Plexus Injuries Associated With Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: A Report of Two CasesJBJS Case Connector.  9:e0392. 2019
2019 Inhospital complications of patients with neuromuscular disorders undergoing total joint arthroplastyJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  27:e535-e543. 2019
2019 Blood Transfusion During Total Ankle Arthroplasty Is Associated With Increased In-Hospital Complications and CostsFoot and Ankle Specialist.  12:115-121. 2019
2019 Current concepts in vitamin D and orthopaedic surgeryOrthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research.  105:375-382. 2019
2019 Current concepts in vitamin D and orthopaedic surgeryRevue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique.  105:226. 2019
2019 Outcomes with Overlapping Surgery at a Large Academic Medical CenterAnnals of Surgery.  269:465-470. 2019
2019 Spectator injuries in sports 2019
2019 Trends and risk factors in orthopedic lawsuits: Analysis of a national legal databaseOrthopedics.  42:E260-E267. 2019
2019 Early clinical and economic outcomes of prophylactic and acute pathologic fracture treatmentJournal of Oncology Practice.  15:E132-E140. 2019
2019 Subacromial Spacer Implantation for the Treatment of Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic ReviewArthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  35:607-614. 2019
2019 Distal clavicle autograft for anterior-inferior glenoid augmentation: A comparative cadaveric anatomic studyShoulder and Elbow2019
2019 Subscapularis-sparing rotator interval approach for anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty 2019
2019 The surgical anatomy of the dorsal scapular nerve: a triple-tendon transfer perspectiveJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  28:137-142. 2019
2019 Trends and Characteristics of Highly Cited Articles in Shoulder Arthroplasty.Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances.  28:10-17. 2019
2018 Mentorship in Orthopedics: A National Survey of Orthopedic Surgery Residents 2018
2018 Metabolic syndrome and hip fracture: Epidemiology and perioperative outcomes 2018
2018 Is retained bone debris in cannulated orthopedic instruments sterile after autoclaving?American Journal of Infection Control.  46:1009-1013. 2018
2018 Sternoclavicular joint palpation pain: the shoulder's Waddell sign?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  27:e203-e209. 2018
2018 Accessibility and content of individualized adult reconstructive hip and knee/musculoskeletal oncology fellowship web sitesArthroplasty Today.  4:232-235. 2018
2018 Methodological Concerns of "safety of Overlapping Surgery at a High-volume Referral Center"Annals of Surgery.  267:e90-e91. 2018
2018 Nanotechnology in orthopedics: A clinically oriented reviewBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.  19. 2018
2018 Results of a nationwide survey exploring attitudes and practices of orthopaedic surgery residents regarding radiation safety 2018
2018 Trends in joint replacement surgery in patients with rheumatoid arthritisJournal of Rheumatology.  45:158-164. 2018
2018 Evaluation of Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Web Sites and an Assessment of 21 Content Domains 2018
2017 Arthroscopic Versus Open Rotator Cuff Repair: Which Has a Better Complication and 30-Day Readmission Profile?Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery.  33:1764-1769. 2017
2017 Psychomotor Testing for Orthopedic Residency Applicants: A Pilot Study 2017
2017 Variables Associated with Chondral and Meniscal Injuries in Anterior Cruciate Ligament SurgeryJournal of Knee Surgery.  30:659-667. 2017
2017 Readability of Orthopaedic Patient-reported Outcome Measures: Is There a Fundamental Failure to Communicate?Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  475:1936-1947. 2017
2017 Letter to the Editor: Pronator Teres Myotendinous Tear 2017
2017 Risk factors for same-admission mortality after pathologic fracture secondary to metastatic cancerSupportive Care in Cancer.  25:513-521. 2017
2017 The Burden of the Fellowship Interview Process on General Surgery Residents and Programs 2017
2016 Behind the match process: Is there any financial difference lurking below the specialty of choice?American Surgeon.  82:1163-1168. 2016
2016 Development of a preoperative patient clearance and consultation screening questionnaireAnesthesia and Analgesia.  123:1453-1457. 2016
2016 Early postoperative complications after shoulder arthroplasty in patients with epilepsyOrthopedics.  39:e1075-e1079. 2016
2016 Nonunion of first rib fracture in a softball player: case report of a rare cause of thoracic outlet syndromeJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:e353-e357. 2016
2016 An electronic surgical order, undertaking patient education, and obtaining informed consent for regional analgesia before the day of surgery reduce block-related delaysLocal and Regional Anesthesia.  9:59-64. 2016
2016 Risk Factors for Early Readmission After Anatomical or Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty 2016
2016 Metabolic syndrome and shoulder arthroplasty: epidemiology and peri-operative outcomesInternational Orthopaedics.  40:1927-1933. 2016
2016 Drug eruption secondary to vancomycin-laden spacer in the shoulder: a case reportJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:e236-e240. 2016
2016 Thirty-day readmissions following adult spinal deformity surgery: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database 2016
2016 Cryptococcal osteomyelitis: A report of 5 cases and a review of the recent literature 2016
2016 Risk Factors for Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionJournal of Knee Surgery.  29:329-336. 2016
2016 Lessons Learned from Google Glass: Telemedical Spark or Unfulfilled Promise?Surgical Innovation.  23:156-165. 2016
2016 Abrasiveness of high-strength sutures used in rotator cuff surgery: are they all the same?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  25:142-148. 2016
2016 Complications and 30-day outcomes associated with venous thromboembolism in the pediatric orthopaedic surgical populationJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  24:196-206. 2016
2016 Content and Accessibility of Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Web Sites in the United States 2016
2015 Analysis of Predictors and Outcomes of Allogenic Blood Transfusion After Shoulder Arthroplasty 2015
2015 Is the orthopedic fellowship interview process broken? A survey of program directors and residents 2015
2015 Factors associated with in-hospital pulmonary embolism after shoulder arthroplastyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:e271-e278. 2015
2015 Predictors of extended length of stay after elective shoulder arthroplastyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:1527-1533. 2015
2015 Risk factors for complications and readmission after operative fixation of pediatric femur fracturesJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  9:307-311. 2015
2015 Outcomes of augmented allograft figure-of-eight sternoclavicular joint reconstructionJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:902-907. 2015
2015 The Effect of Arthroscopic Rotator Interval Closure on Glenohumeral Volume 2015
2015 Flexor tendon repair with a knotless, bidirectional barbed suture: An in vivo biomechanical analysisJournal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  40:963-968. 2015
2015 Risk factors for in-hospital myocardial infarction after shoulder arthroplasty 2015
2015 Exercise therapy following surgical rotator cuff repairCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2015. 2015
2015 Analysis of perioperative morbidity and mortality in shoulder arthroplasty patients with preexisting alcohol use disordersJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:167-173. 2015
2015 Arthroscopic decompression at the suprascapular notch: A radiographic and anatomic roadmapJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:433-438. 2015
2015 Assessing the reading level of online sarcoma patient education materials 2015
2015 Comparative analysis of anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: In-hospital outcomes and costsJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  24:460-467. 2015
2015 Hospital Acquired Conditions Are the Strongest Predictor for Early Readmission: An Analysis of 26,710 ArthroplastiesJournal of Arthroplasty.  30:1299-1307. 2015
2015 How Useful are Orthopedic Surgery Residency Web Pages? 2015
2015 Simulation and Faculty DevelopmentSurgical Clinics of North America.  95:729-737. 2015
2014 Psychological distress is associated with greater perceived disability and pain in patients presenting to a shoulder clinic 2014
2014 Telementoring: Use of augmented reality in orthopaedic education: AAOS exhibit selection 2014
2014 Surgical site infection after arthroplasty: Comparative effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics: Do surgical care improvement project guidelines need to be updated? 2014
2014 Association between orthopaedic in-training examination subsection scores and ABOS Part I examination performanceSouthern Medical Journal.  107:746-750. 2014
2014 Diabetes as a risk factor for poorer early postoperative outcomes after shoulder arthroplastyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  23:671-678. 2014
2014 Emerging technology in surgical education: Combining real-time augmented reality and wearable computing devicesOrthopedics.  37:751-757. 2014
2014 Improving the readability of online foot and ankle patient education materialsFoot and Ankle International.  35:1282-1286. 2014
2014 Rotator cuff crepitus: Could Codman really feel a cuff tear?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  23:1017-1022. 2014
2013 Re-evaluation of pectoralis major height as an anatomic reference for humeral height in fracture hemiarthroplastyJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  22:1567-1572. 2013
2013 A biomechanical analysis of controllable intraoperative variables affecting the strength of rotator cuff repairs at the suture-tendon interfaceAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:2256-2261. 2013
2013 The role of medial comminution and calcar restoration in varus collapse of proximal humeral fractures treated with locking plates 2013
2013 Social networking profiles and professionalism issues in residency applicants: An original study-cohort study 2013
2013 Sternoclavicular joint surgery: How far does danger lurk below?Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  22:993-999. 2013
2013 The effect of sliding knots on the suture-tendon interface strength: A biomechanical analysis comparing sliding and static arthroscopic knotsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  41:296-301. 2013
2011 Smoking as a risk factor for short-term outcomes following primary total hip and total knee replacement in veteransArthritis Care and Research.  63:1365-1374. 2011
2011 Sequential volume reduction with capsular plications: Relationship between cumulative size of plications and volumetric reduction for multidirectional instability of the shoulderAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:526-531. 2011
2011 Biomechanical evaluation of 3 arthroscopic self-cinching stitches for shoulder arthroscopy: The lasso-loop, lasso-mattress, and double-cinch stitchesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  39:188-194. 2011
2010 Pathological fractures of the proximal humerus treated with a proximal humeral locking plate and bone cement 2010
2005 Biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a novel lesser tuberosity repair technique in total shoulder arthroplasty 2005
2005 Management of partial-thickness rotator cuff tearsOperative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  13:206-211. 2005
2005 Isolated acetabular revision through the posterior approach: Short-term results after revision of a recalled acetabular componentJournal of Arthroplasty.  20:723-729. 2005
2004 Management of posterior glenohumeral instability with large humeral head defectsTechniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.  5:146-156. 2004
2004 Multiple myeloma with a pathologic fracture during pregnancy. A case report. 2004
2004 Acromioclavicular joint instability-reconstruction indications and techniquesOperative Techniques in Sports Medicine.  12:35-42. 2004
2004 Complications and timing of follow-up after closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures: Follow-up after percutaneous pinning of supracondylar humerus fracturesJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  24:610-614. 2004
2003 Pilon fractures: Use of the posterolateral approach for ORIFOperative Techniques in Orthopaedics.  13:113-119. 2003

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University 1996
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, University of Cincinnati 1992
  • Wright Patterson AFB, Internship 1997
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003
  • Full Name

  • Brent Ponce