Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 The Introduction of a Preoperative MRI Protocol Significantly Reduces Unplanned Return to the Operating Room in the Treatment of Pediatric Osteoarticular InfectionsJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  40:97-102. 2020
2019 RPL13 Variants Cause Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia with Severe Short StatureAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  105:1040-1047. 2019
2019 CORR Insights®: Using Laser Range-finding to Measure Bore Depth in Surgical Drilling of BoneClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  477:2586-2587. 2019
2019 National Databases in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery: A Comparison of Demographics, Procedures, and OutcomesJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  39:e636-e640. 2019
2019 Do We Need Postoperative Chest Radiographs After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?Spine Deformity.  7:571-576.e2. 2019
2019 Risk factors for readmission after surgical treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysisOrthopedics.  42:E507-E513. 2019
2018 Angiogenic and Osteogenic Synergy of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells Cocultured on a NanomatrixScientific Reports.  8. 2018
2018 Trends in slipped capital femoral epiphysis: Is the rate declining?Journal of Children's Orthopaedics.  12:428-433. 2018
2018 Is retained bone debris in cannulated orthopedic instruments sterile after autoclaving?American Journal of Infection Control.  46:1009-1013. 2018
2018 Obesity in Pediatric TraumaOrthopedic Clinics of North America.  49:335-343. 2018
2018 Blood Transfusion Incidence, Risk Factors, and Associated Complications in Surgical Treatment of Hip DysplasiaJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  38:208-216. 2018
2018 Comparison of Methicillin-resistant Versus Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Pediatric OsteomyelitisJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  38:e285-e291. 2018
2018 Opening Wedge Osteotomy for the Correction of Adolescent Tibia VaraIowa Orthopaedic Journal.  38:141-146. 2018
2017 Psychomotor Testing for Orthopedic Residency Applicants: A Pilot StudyCurrent Surgery.  74:820-827. 2017
2017 Arthroscopic treatment of traumatic hip dislocations in children and adolescents: A preliminary studyJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  37:435-439. 2017
2016 Immature myeloid cells are critical for enhancing bone fracture healing through angiogenic cascadeBONE.  93:113-124. 2016
2016 A bio-inspired hybrid nanosack for graft vascularization at the omentumActa Biomaterialia.  41:224-234. 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 Gunshot-associated Fractures in Children and Adolescents Treated at Two Level 1 Pediatric Trauma CentersJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  36:1-5. 2016
2016 Screw versus pin fixation with open reduction of pediatric lateral condyle fracturesJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B.  25:148-152. 2016
2015 Avascular Necrosis of Trochlea After Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in ChildrenAmerican Journal of Orthopedics.  44:E390-E393. 2015
2015 Risk factors for complications and readmission after operative fixation of pediatric femur fracturesJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  9:307-311. 2015
2015 The use of chewing gum postoperatively in pediatric scoliosis patients facilitates an earlier return to normal bowel functionSpine Deformity.  3:263-266. 2015
2015 Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of the modified waldenström classification system for staging of legg-calvé-perthes diseaseJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  97:643-650. 2015
2015 Altered lower extremity fracture characteristics in obese pediatric trauma patientsJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  29:e12-e17. 2015
2015 BMI and magnitude of scoliosis at presentation to a specialty clinicPediatrics.  135:e1417-e1424. 2015
2015 Biomechanical analysis of screws versus k-wires for lateral humeral condyle fracturesJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  35:e93-e97. 2015
2015 Contaminated open fracture and crush injury: A murine modelBone Research.  3. 2015
2013 Obesity in pediatric orthopaedicsCurrent Opinion in Orthopaedics.  24:576-580. 2013
2013 Topics in training: High-fidelity simulations for rthopaedic residents medical complications and systems challengesJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  95. 2013
2013 An evaluation of carrier agents for desferoxamine, an up-regulator of vascular endothelial growth factorJournal of Biomaterials Applications.  27:1046-1054. 2013
2013 High-fidelity simulations for orthopaedic residents: medical complications and systems challenges.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  95. 2013
2013 Weight gain during external fixationJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  7:147-150. 2013
2012 Pediatric obesity and traumatic lower-extremity long-bone fracture outcomesJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  73:966-971. 2012
2012 Discovery of a new molecular probe ML228: An activator of the hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) pathwayBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters.  22:76-81. 2012
2011 Biphasic peptide amphiphile nanomatrix embedded with hydroxyapatite nanoparticles for stimulated osteoinductive responseACS Nano.  5:9463-9479. 2011
2011 Increasing vascularity to improve healing of a segmental defect of the rat femurJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  25:472-476. 2011
2010 Role of HIF-1α in skeletal developmentAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1192:322-326. 2010
2009 Prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors increase neoangiogenesis and callus formation following femur fracture in miceJournal of Orthopaedic Research.  27:1298-1305. 2009
2009 Hypoxia and HIF-1α expression in the epiphyseal cartilage following ischemic injury to the immature femoral headBONE.  45:280-288. 2009
2008 Role of hypoxia inducible factor-1α pathway in bone regenerationThe Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions.  8:323-324. 2008
2008 Bone formation during distraction osteogenesis is dependent on both VEGFR1 and VEGFR2 signalingJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  23:596-609. 2008
2008 Activation of the hypoxia-inducible factor-1α pathway accelerates bone regenerationProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  105:686-691. 2008
2007 Presentation of distal humerus physeal separationPediatric Emergency Care.  23:816-819. 2007
2007 Neuropathic arthropathy of the elbow in a paediatric patient with myelomeningocelePediatric Rehabilitation.  10:261-264. 2007
2007 The hypoxia-inducible factor α pathway couples angiogenesis to osteogenesis during skeletal developmentJournal of Clinical Investigation.  117:1616-1626. 2007
2007 Oxygen sensing and osteogenesisAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1117:1-11. 2007
2005 Altered skeletal maturation in moderate to severe cerebral palsyDevelopmental Medicine and Child Neurology.  47:229-236. 2005
2004 Skeletal Maturation in Children with Quadriplegic Cerebral PalsyJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  24:292-297. 2004


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2014 OsteomyeLitis.  799-814. 2014

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of North Carolina System : Chapel Hill 1996
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, University of North Carolina System : Chapel Hill 1992
  • University of North Carolina Hospital, Internship 1997
  • University of North Carolina Hospital, Residency 2002
  • Children's Hospital of Atlanta, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003
  • Full Name

  • Shawn Gilbert