Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023 Do Weightbearing Restrictions Cause Excess Weight Gain in Children with LEGG-Calvé-Perthes Disease?Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  43:31-36. 2023
2022 Pediatric fractures following implant removal: A systematic reviewJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  16:488-497. 2022
2022 Increased open fracture complications following pediatric all-terrain vehicle accidents 2022
2022 Smad8 Is Increased in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Suppresses miR-1, miR-133a, and miR-133bInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences.  23. 2022
2022 Caffeine intake does not appear to impair tendon-to-bone healing strength in a rat rotator cuff repair modelJSES International.  6:463-467. 2022
2022 Radiographic pseudosubluxation of the shoulder in pediatric proximal humeral fractures 2022
2022 Catching Fire: Are Operating Room Fires a Concern in Orthopedics?Journal of Patient Safety.  18:225-229. 2022
2022 Co-occurrence of Blount’s disease and Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: Is obesity a factor? 2022
2022 Comparing complications of outpatient management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and Blount's disease: A database studyWorld Journal of Orthopedics.  13:373-380. 2022
2022 Is it necessary to fuse to the pelvis when correcting scoliosis in cerebral palsy?World Journal of Orthopedics.  13:365-372. 2022
2021 CORR Insights®: The Masquelet technique: Can disposable polypropylene syringes be an alternative to standard PMMA spacers? A rat bone defect modelClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  479:2752-2754. 2021
2021 Combined antegrade femur lengthening and distal deformity correction: a case seriesJournal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research.  16. 2021
2021 Surgical Outcomes of Obese Patients With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis From Endemic Areas of Obesity in the United StatesJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  41:e865-e870. 2021
2021 Reliability and Validity of Visual Estimation of Femoral Head Hypoperfusion on Perfusion MRI in Legg-Calve-Perthes DiseaseJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  41:E780-E786. 2021
2021 Closed reduction in the treatment of tibial tubercle fractures 2021
2021 COVID-19 Impact on Orthopedic Surgeons: Elective Procedures, Telehealth, and IncomeSouthern Medical Journal.  114:311-316. 2021
2021 Demographics and Clinical Presentation of Early-Stage Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: A Prospective, Multicenter, International StudyJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  29:e85-e91. 2021
2021 Late Deep Infections Complicating Percutaneous Pinning of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.Case Reports in Orthopedics.  2021:7915516. 2021
2021 Leg compartment syndrome complicating posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A case reportCase Reports and Clinical Practice Review.  22:1-4. 2021
2020 Blount Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Under-recognized Association?Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  40:604-607. 2020
2020 Length unstable femoral fractures: A misnomer?World Journal of Orthopedics.  11:380-390. 2020
2020 DOCK3 is a dosage-sensitive regulator of skeletal muscle and Duchenne muscular dystrophy-associated pathologiesHuman Molecular Genetics.  29:2855-2871. 2020
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
2020 The Introduction of a Preoperative MRI Protocol Significantly Reduces Unplanned Return to the Operating Room in the Treatment of Pediatric Osteoarticular Infections.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  40:97-102. 2020
2020 Reliability of the modified lateral pillar classification for legg calvé perthes disease performed by a large group of international paediatric orthopaedic surgeonsJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  14:529-536. 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 National Databases in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery: A Comparison of Demographics, Procedures, and Outcomes.Journal 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 Do We Need Postoperative Chest Radiographs After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?Spine Deformity.  7:571-576. 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 VaraThe Iowa orthopaedic journal.  38:141-146. 2018
2017 Psychomotor Testing for Orthopedic Residency Applicants: A Pilot StudyJournal of Surgical Education.  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 fractures 2016
2015 Predicting MSSA in Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in a Setting with MRSA PrevalenceJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.  35:426-430. 2015
2015 Avascular Necrosis of Trochlea After Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in ChildrenAmerican journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.).  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 BMI and magnitude of scoliosis at presentation to a specialty clinicPediatrics.  135:e1417-e1424. 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 disease 2015
2015 Altered lower extremity fracture characteristics in obese pediatric trauma patientsJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  29:e12-e17. 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
2014 Prospective evaluation of the use of Mitchell shoes and dynamic abduction brace for idiopathic clubfeet 2014
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 challenges 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 Weight gain during external fixationJournal of Children's Orthopaedics.  7:147-150. 2013
2013 High-fidelity simulations for orthopaedic residents: medical complications and systems challenges. 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 regeneration 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 regeneration 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 myelomeningoceleDevelopmental Neurorehabilitation.  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

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

  • Shawn Gilbert