Norman Otsuka, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery, Chair, Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

    About me

    Dr. Norman Y. Otsuka is an internationally recognized pediatric orthopedic surgeon, with an interest in trauma, congenital and developmental conditions, and neuromuscular conditions. Dr. Otsuka has served as Chairperson, Section on Orthopaedics American Academy of Pediatrics; and also on the Boards of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the US Bone and Joint Initiative. He is presently Chair, Evaluations and Assessments Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; and a Board Director of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.

    Dr. Otsuka has served on the faculties of the University of California, San Francisco (Assistant Professor), University of California, Los Angeles (Professor), New York University (Joseph E. Milgam Professor), and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Professor). With extensive publications in the field of pediatric orthopedic surgery and neuromuscular conditions, Dr. Otsuka contributes to several Journals: Deputy Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Editorial Board, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics; Editorial Board, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B; and Editorial Board, Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics.

    Clinical responsibilities for Dr. Otsuka have included the positions of: Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedic Service, UCSF Medical Center; Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Los Angeles; Director, Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases; and Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital at Montefiore.

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    Education & training

    Positions
    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
    Medical School
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Residency
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON - Orthopaedic Surgery
    Fellowship
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Publications

    1.            Niznik, H.B., Otsuka, N.Y., Dumbrille-Ross, A., Grigoriadis, D., Tirpak, A. and Seeman, P.: Dopamine D1 Receptors Characterized with (3H)SCH 23390: Solubilization of the Guanine Nucleotide-sensitive Form of the Receptor. Journal of Biological Chemistry 261: 8397-8406; 1986.

    2.            Niznik, H.B., Grigoriadis, D., Otsuka, N.Y., Dumbrille-Ross, A. and Seeman, P.: The Dopamine D1 Receptor: Partial Purification of a Digitonin-solubilized Guanine Nucleotide-binding Receptor Protein. Biochemical Pharmacology 35(17): 2974-2977; 1986.

    3.            Otsuka, N.Y., Mah, J.Y. and Martin, R.F.: Biodegradation of Polydioxanone (PDS) in Bone Tissue: Effect on Longitudinal Bone Growth. Grand Rounds in Orthopaedics: March, 1990.

    4.            Otsuka, N.Y., Hall, J.E. and Mah, J.Y.: Posterior Fusion for Scheuermann’s Kyphosis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 251: 134-139; 1990.

    5.            Otsuka, N.Y., Zhou, C. and Davey, J.R.: In Vitro Cementless Acetabular Fixation with Biodegradable Devices: A Biomechanical Study. Grand Rounds in Orthopaedics: June, 1991.

    6.            Mah, J.Y. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Scapular Winging in Young Athletes. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 12(2): 245-247; 1992.

    7.            Otsuka, N.Y., Hastings, D.E. and Fornasier, V.L.: Osteoid Osteoma of the Elbow: A Report of Six Cases. Journal of Hand Surgery 17A(3): 458-461; 1992.

    8.            Otsuka, N.Y., Mah, J.Y., Orr, F.W. and Martin, R.F.: Biodegradation of Polydioxanone (PDS) in Bone Tissue: Effect on the Epiphyseal Plate in Immature Rabbits. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 12(2): 177-180; 1992.

    9.            Otsuka, N.Y., Hearn, T.C. and Davey, J.R.: The Effect of Freezing and Intraosseous Fluid on the Stiffness Behavior of Trabecular Bone. Grand Rounds in Orthopaedics: December, 1992.

    10.          Otsuka, N.Y. and Schatzker, J.: Subcapital Fracture of the Hip after Internal Fixation of an Intertrochanteric Fracture. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 112: 69-70; 1993.

    11.          Wong, P.K.C., Otsuka, N.Y., Davey, J.R., Fornasier, V.L. and Binnington, A.G.: The Effect of Femoral Offset on Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. Grand Rounds in Orthopaedics: December, 1993.

    12.          Otsuka, N.Y., Binnington, A.G., Fornasier, V.L. and Davey, J.R.: Fixation with Biodegradable Devices of Acetabular Components in a Canine Model. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 306: 250-255; 1994.

    13.          Otsuka, N.Y. and Schatzker, J.: A Case of Fracture of a Ceramic Head in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 113: 81-82; 1994.

    14.          Feldman, D.S., Otsuka, N.Y. and Hedden, D.M.: Extra-articular Triplane Fracture of the Distal Tibial Epiphysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 15(4): 479-481; 1995.

    15.          Mah, J.Y., Otsuka, N.Y. and McLean, J.: Arthroscopic Technique for the Reduction and Fixation of Tibial Eminence Fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 16(1): 119-121; 1996.

    16.          Flynn, J.M., Otsuka, N.Y., Hresko, M.T., Emans, J.B. and Hall, J.E.: Early Operative Treatment of Segmental Spinal Dysgenesis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 17(1): 100-104; 1997.

    17.          Otsuka, N.Y. and Kasser, J.R.: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Children. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 5(1): 19-26; 1997.

    18.          Van der Reis, W.L., Otsuka, N.Y., Moroz, P. and Mah, J.Y.: Treatment of Diaphyseal Fractures of the Radius and Ulna in Children: Intramedullary Fixation versus Plate and Screw Fixation. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 18(1): 9-13; 1998.

    19.          Anderson, S.E., Otsuka, N.Y. and Steinbach, L.S.: MRI of the Pediatric Elbow. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology 2(2): 185-198; 1998.

    20.          Kawaguchi, A.T., Otsuka, N.Y. and Jackson, D.L.: Anterior Dislocation of the Glenohumeral Joint in a Child Irreducible by Closed Techniques. American Journal of Orthopaedics 27(2): 137-140; 1998.

    21.          Mah, J.Y., Adili, A., Otsuka, N.Y. and Ogilvie, R.: Follow-up Study of Arthroscopic Reduction and Fixation of Type III Tibial Eminence Fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 18(4): 475-477; 1998.

    22.          Otsuka, N.Y., Hey, L.A. and Hall, J.E.: The Surgical Management of Postlaminectomy and Postirradiation Kyphosis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 354: 189-194; 1998.

    23.          Otsuka, N.Y., McKee, M.D., Liew, A., Richards, R.R., Waddell, J.P., Powell, J.N. and Schemitsch, E.H.: The Effect of Co-Morbidity and Duration of Nonunion on Outcome Following Surgical Treatment for Nonunion of the Humerus. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 7: 127-133; 1998.

    24.          Rovinsky, D., Durkin, R.C. and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Use of Bioabsorbables in the Treatment of Children’s Fractures. Techniques in Orthopaedics 13(2): 130-138; 1998.

    25.          Le, A., Otsuka, N.Y., Bhargava, M., Cameron, H.U. and Harrington, I.J.: Fracture of the Patella Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthopaedics 22(4): 395-399; 1999.

    26.          Rovinsky, D., Ferguson, C., Younis, A. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Pediatric Elbow Dislocation Associated with a Milch Type I Lateral Condyle Fracture of the Humerus. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 13(6): 458-460; 1999.

    27.          Kawaguchi, A.T., Otsuka, N.Y., Delgado, E.D., Genant, H.K. and Lang, P.: Magnetic Resonance Arthrography in Children with Developmental Hip Dysplasia. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 374: 235-246; 2000.

    28.          Lee, M.A., Nissen T. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Utilization of a Murine Model to Investigate the Molecular Process of Transphyseal Bone Formation. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 20(6): 802-806; 2000.

    29.          Chotigavanichaya, C., Scaduto, A.A., Jadhav, A. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Accessory Soleus Muscle as a Cause of Resistance to Correction in Congenital Clubfoot: A Case Report. Foot and Ankle International 21(11): 948-950; 2000.

    30.          Salinas, G., Chotigavanichaya, C. and Otsuka, N.Y.: A 30 Year Functional Follow-up of a Neglected Congenital Clubfoot in an Adult: A Case Report. Foot and Ankle International 21(12): 1037-1039; 2000.

    31.          Gould, S.E., Rhee, J.M., Tay, B.K.-B., Otsuka, N.Y. and Bradford, D.S.: Cellular Contribution of Bone Graft to Fusion. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 18(6): 920-927; 2000.

    32.          Rovinsky, D., Nissen, T.P. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Osteolytic Reaction to Polylevolactic Acid Fracture Fixation. Orthopaedics 24(2): 177-179; 2001.

    33.          Nuccion, S.L., Otsuka, N.Y. and Davey, J.R.: The Effect of Freezing and Intraosseous Fluid on the Stiffness Behavior of Canine Bone. Orthopaedics 24(4): 375-380; 2001.

    34.          Bowen, R.E., Otsuka, N.Y., Yoon, S.T. and Lang, P.: Osteochondral Lesions of the Capitellum in Pediatric Patients: Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 21(3): 298-301; 2001

    35.          Kim, Y.J., Otsuka, N.Y., Flynn, J.M., Hall, J.E., Emans, J.B. and Hresko, M.T.: Surgical Treatment of Congenital Kyphosis. Spine 26(20): 2251-2257; 2001.

    36.          Nissen, T.P., Lehman, C.R., Otsuka, N.Y. and Cerruti, D.M.: Fungal Osteomyelitis of the Distal Femoral Epiphysis. Orthopaedics 24(11): 1083-1084; 2001.

    37.          Kroeber, M.W., Rovinsky, D., Haskell, A., Heilmann, M, Llotz, J. and Otsuka, N.: Biomechanical Testing of Bioabsorbable Cannulated Screws for Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Orthoapedics 25(6): 659-662; 2002.

    38.          Chotigavanichaya, C., Salinas, G., Green, T., Moseley, C.F. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Recurrence of Varus Deformity after Proximal Tibial Osteotomy in Blount Disease: Long-Term Follow-up. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 22(5): 638-641; 2002.

    39.          Payman, K.R., Patenall, V., Borden, P., Green,T. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Complications of Tibial Osteotomies in Children with Comorbidities. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 22(5): 642-644; 2002.

    40.          McCarthy, J. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Letters to the Editor. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 22(6): 827; 2002.

    41.          Chotigavanichaya, C., Scaduto, A.A., Snelson, D. and Otsuka, N.Y.: A Novel Orthosis for the Treatment of Clubfoot. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 12(4): 272-276; 2003.

    42.          Kuhns, C.A., Zeegen, E.N., Kono, M. Green, T., Moseley, C.F. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Growth Rates in Skeletally Immature Feet After Triple Arthrodesis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 23(4): 488-492; 2003.

    43.          Bowen, R.E., Mah, J.Y. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Midshaft Clavicle Fracture Associated with Atlantoaxial Rotatory Displacement: A Report of Two Cases. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 17(6): 444-447; 2003.

    44.          Sun, E.C., Yen, Y.M., Ip, T. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Peripheral Circulation in Patients with Myelodysplasia. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 23(6): 714-717; 2003.

    45.          Feeley, B.T., Ip, T.C. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Skeletal Maturity in Myelomeningocele. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 23(6): 718-721; 2003.

    46.          Chotigavanichaya, C., Salinas, G. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Untreated Calcaneocuboid Dislocation in a Patient with Residual Poliomyelitis. The Thai Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 28(1): 25- 28; 2003.

    47.          Gray, K.V., Robinson, J. Bernstein, R.M. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Splitting of the Common Peroneal Nerve by an Osteochondroma: Two Case Reports. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 13(4): 281-283; 2004.

    48.          Moseley, C.F., Chotigavanichaya, C., Salinas, G.J., Green, T.A. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Letter to Editor. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 25(1): 130; 2005.

    49.          Jackson K.R., Gurbani, B. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Osteochondromas of the Talus Presenting as Intraarticular Loose Bodies: Report of Two Cases. Foot Ankle International 25(9): 630-631; 2005.

    50.          Pradhan, B.B., Bhasin, M. and Otsuka, N.Y.: A Metatarsal Equivalent to the Metacarpal Index in Marfan Syndrome. Foot Ankle International 26(10): 881-885; 2005.

    51.          Pirpiris, M., Ching, D.E., Kuhns, C.A. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Calcaneocuboid Fusion in Children Undergoing Talectomy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 25(6): 777-780; 2005.

    52.          Pirpiris, M., Gates, P.E., McCarthy, J.J., D’Astous, J., Tylkowski, C., Sanders, J.O., Dorey, F.J., Ostendorff, S., Caron, C. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Function and Well-being in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26(1): 119-124; 2006.

    53.          Bhatia, N.N., Pirpiris, M., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Body Mass Index in Patients with Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26(2): 197-199; 2006.

    54.          Pirpiris, M., Payman, K.R., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Assessment of Acetabular Index: Is There Still a Place for Plain Radiography. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26(3): 310-315; 2006.

    55.          Freedman, J.A., Watts, H., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Ilizarov Method for the Treatment of Clubfoot: Is It an Effective Solution? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26(4): 432-437; 2006.

    56.          Pirpiris, M., Jackson, K.R., Farng, E., Bowen, R.E., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Body Mass Index and Blount Disease. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26(5): 650-663; 2006.

    57.          Cuomo, A., Pirpiris, M., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Case Report: Biceps Tenosynovial Rice Bodies. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 15(6): 423-425; 2006.

    58.          Wren, T.A., Shen, M., Hara, R., Otsuka, N.Y., Bowen, R.E., Scaduto, A.A., Kay, R.M., and Chan, L.S.: Agreement Among Three Instruments for Measuring Functional Health Status and Quality of Life in Pediatric Orthopaedics. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27(2): 233-240; 2007.

    59.          Gollapudi, K., Feeley, B.T., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Advanced Skeletal Maturity in Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Patients. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27(3): 295-298; 2007.

    60.          Hsu, W.K., Bhatia, N.N., Raskin, A., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Wound Complications from Idiopathic Clubfoot Surgery: A Comparison of the Modified Turco and Cincinnati Treatment Methods. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27(3): 329-332; 2007.

    61.          Feeley, B.T., Gollapudi, K., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Body Mass Index in Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Patients. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 16(3): 165-169; 2007.

    62.          Cuomo A.V., Gamradt, S.C., Kim, C.O., Pirpiris, M., Gates, P.E., McCarthy, J.J. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Health-related Quality of Life Outcomes Improve After Mutlilevel Surgery in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27(6): 653-657; 2007.

    63.          Wren, T.A., Do, K.P., Hara, R., Dorey, F.J., Kay, R.M., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Gillette Gait Index As A Gait Analysis Summary Measure: Comparison With Qualitative Visual Assessments of Overall Gait. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27(7): 765-768; 2007.

    64.          Grewal, R., Otsuka, N.Y., and Jones, N.F.: Successful Transfer of a Vascularized Fibular Osteocutaenous Bone Graft Harvested Distal to a Previously Fractured Fibula. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 120(7): 2127-2129; 2007.

    65.          Wright, J.G., Yandow, S., Donaldson, S., Marley, L.; Simple Bone Cyst Trial Group: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Intralesional Bone Marrow and Steroid Injections for Simple Bone Cysts. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 90(4): 722-730; 2008.

    66.          Wren, T.A., Sheng, M., Bowen, R.E., Scaduto, A.A., Kay, R.M., Otsuka, N.Y., Hara, R., and Chan, L.S.: Concurrent and Discriminant Validity of Spanish Language Instruments for Measuring Functional Status. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 28(2): 199-212; 2008.

    67.          Karpitskaya, Y., Miller, J., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Influence of Arterial Flow on Capillary Refill in Pediatric Lower Extremity. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 17(2): 199-212; 2008.

    68.          Gates, P.E., Otsuka, N.Y., Sanders, J.O., and McGee-Brown, J.: Relationship Between Parental PODCI Questionnaire and School Function Assessment in Measuring Performance in Children with CP. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 50(9): 690-695; 2008.

    69.          Gray, K., Briseno, M.R., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Association Between Capillary Refill Time and Arterial Flow in the Pediatric Upper Extremity. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 17(5): 257-260; 2008.

    70.          Ramirez, R.N., Otsuka, N.Y., Apel, D.M., and Bowen, R.E.: Desmoid Tumor in the Pediatric Population: A Report of Two Cases. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 18(3): 141-144; 2009.

    71.          Wood, M.B., Bier, A.D., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Bimalleolar Ankle Fracture in an Adolescent with Tillaux Fracture. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 18(2): 103-105; 2009.

    72.          Bernthal, N.M, Gamradt, S.C., Kay, R.M., Wren, T.A., Cuomo, A.V., Reid, J., Bales, J., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Static and Dynamic Gait Parameters Before and After Multilevel Soft Tissue Surgery in Ambulating Children with Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 30(2): 174-179; 2010.

    73.          Gates, P.E., Otsuka, N.Y., Sanders, J., and McGee-Brown, J.: Functioning and Health-Related Quality of Life of Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: Self Versus Parent Perspectives. Dev Med Child Neurol 52(9): 843-849; 2010.

    74.          Vyas, S., Conduah, A., Vyas, N., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Role of the First Metarsocuneiform Joint in Juvenile Hallux Valgus. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 19(5): 399-402; 2010.

    75.          Vyas, S., van Eck, C.F., Vyas, N., Fu, F.H., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Increased Medial Tibial Slope in Teenage Pediatric Population with Open Physes and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19(3): 372-377; 2010.

    76.          Hazany, S.J., Bader, S.R., Hazany, D., Ly, N.T., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Use of Radioisotope Bone Scans in Children with Obscure Foot Pain. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B 20(4): 252-256; 2011.

    77.          Wren, T.A., Otsuka, N.Y., Bowen, R.E., Scaduto, A.A., Chan, L.S., Sheng, M., Hara, R., and Kay, R.M.: Influence of Gait Analysis on Decision-Making for Lower Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery: Baseline Data from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Gait Posture 34(3): 364-369; 2011.

    78.          Miller, J.D., Pinero, J.R., Goldstein, R., Yen, Y.M., Eves, W., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Shoulder Arthrodesis for Treatment of Flail Shoulder in Children with Polio. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 31(6): 679-682; 2011.

    79.          Bluth, B., Eagan, M., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Stress Fractures of the Lateral Rays in the Cavovarus Foot: Indication for Surgical Intervention. Orthopaedics 34(10): 96-99; 2011.

    80.          Lewis, V.O., McLaurin, T., Spencer, H.T., Otsuka, N.Y., and Jimenez, R.L.: Communication for All Your Patients. Instructional Course Lectures 61: 569-580; 2012.

    81.          Pinero, J.R., Goldstein, R.Y., Culver, S., Kuhns, C.A., Feldman, D.S., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Hip Flexion Contracture and Diminished Functional Outcomes in Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 32(6): 600-604; 2012.

    82.          Wren, T.A.L., Otsuka, N.Y., Bowen, R.E., Scaduto, A.A., Chan, L.S., Dennis, S.C., Rethlefsen, S.A., Healy, B.S., Hara, R., Sheng, M., and Kay, R.M.: Outcomes of Lower Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy with and without Gait Analysis: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Gait and Posture 38(2): 236-241; 2013

    83.          Goldstein R.Y., Otsuka, N.Y., and Egol, K.A.: Re-displacement of Extraphyseal Distal Radius Fractures Following Initial Reduction in Skeletally Immature Patients - Can It Be Prevented?. Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases 71(2): 132-137: 2013.

    84.          Esposito, P.W., Caskey, P., Heaton, L.E., and Otsuka, N.: Childhood Obesity Case Statement. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 42(5): 539-544; 2013.

    85.          Flaherty, E.G., Perez-Rossello, J.M., Levine, M.A., Hennrikus, W.L.: American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect; Section on Radiology, American Academy of Pediatrics; Section on Endocrinology, American Academy of Pediatrics; Section on Orthopaedics, American Academy of Pediatrics; Society for Pediatric Radiology: Evaluating Children with Fractures for Child Physical Abuse. Pediatrics 133(2); e477-489; 2014.

    86.          Pandya, N.K., Otsuka, N.Y., and Sanders, J.O.: What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 96(4); 345-350: 2014.

    87.          Esposito, P.W., Caskey, P., Heaton, L.E., and Otsuka, N.: Childhood Obesity Case Statement. Orthopaedic Nursing 33(1); 8-13; 2014.

    88.          Esposito, P.W., Caskey, P., Heaton, L.E., and Otsuka, N.: Childhood Obesity Case Statement. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 33(1): 8-13; 2014.

    89.          LaBella, C.R., Hennrikus, W., Hewett, T.E.; Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and Section on Orthopaedics: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. Pediatrics 133(5); e1437-1450; 2014.

    90.          Fedorak, G.T., Cuomo, A.V., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Does Pediatric Body Mass Index Affect Surgical Outcomes of Lower-Extremity External Fixation? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2014.

    91.          Sanders, J.O., Otsuka, N.Y., and Martus, J.E.: What’s New in Pediatric Orthopaedics. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 97(4): 344-350; 2015.

    92.          Atanda, A.A., Oni, J.K., Ramsden, D.M., Yoon, R.S., Ahmad, A.A., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Prognostic Value of the Radiologic Appearance of the Navicular Ossification Center in Congenital Talipes Equinovarus. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 54(5): 844-847; 2015.

    93.          Hyman, J.E., Trupia, E.P., Wright, M.L., Matsumoto, H, Jo, C.H., Mulpuri, K., Joseph, B., Kim, H.K., and International Perthes Study Group Members: Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of the modified Waldenstrom Classfication for Staging of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 95(8): 643-650; 2015

    94.          Minhas, S.V., Chow, I., Bosco, J., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Assessing the Rates, Predictors, and Complications of Blood Transfusion Volume in Posterior Arthrodesis for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine 40(18): 1422-1430; 2015.

    95.          Mercuri JJ, Vigdorchik JM, Otsuka NY. Moral Dilemmas in Pediatric Orthopedics. Orthopedics. 2015 Dec;38(12):e1133-8. PMID: 26652336

    96.          Rabinovich, R.V., Patel, N.V., Gates, P.E., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Relationship between the School Function Assessment (SFA) and the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) in Ambulatory Patients with Cerebral Palsy. Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases 73(3): 204-209; 2015.

    97.          Swensen, S.J. and Otsuka, N.Y.: Tarsal Coalitions - Calcaneonavicular Coalitions. Foot Ankle Clin 20(4): 669-679;2015

    98.          Mulpuri, K., Song, K.M., Gross, R.H., Tebor, G.B., Otsuka, N.Y., Lubicky, J.P., Szalay, E.A., Harcke, H.T., Zehr, B., Spooner, A., Campos-Outcalt, D., Henningsen, C., Jevesevar, D.S., Goldberg, M., Brox, W.T., Shea, K., Bozic, K.J., Shaffer, W., Cummins, D., Murray, J.N., Mohiuddin, M., Shores, P., Woznica, A., Martinez, Y., and Sevarino, K.: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Evidenced-Based Guideline on Detection and Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants up to Six Months of Age. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 97(20): 1717-1718; 2015.

    99.          Minhas, S.V., Chow, I., Feldman, D.S., Bosco, J., and Otsuka, N.Y.: A Predictive Risk Index for 30-Day Readmissions Following Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Scoliosis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 36(2): 187-192; 2016

    100.        Minhas, S.V., Chow, I., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Effect of Body Mass Index on Post-Operative Morbidity Following Orthopaedic Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 36(5); 505-510; 2016

    101.        Martus JE, Otsuka NY, Kelly DM. What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics. J Bone Joint Surg Am 98(4): 317-324; 2016

    102.        Minhas SV, Chow I, Feldman DS, Bosco J, Otsuka NY. A Predictive Risk Index for 30-day Readmissions Following Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 36(2):187-92; 2016

    103.        Maguire, KJ, Gurbani, BN, Caron, MJ, Zemanovic, JR, Howat, L, Otsuka, NY: Body Fat Percentage in Pediatric Myelodysplasia Patients. Montefiore Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine and Surgery 1(1): 30-33; 2016

    104.        Aversano MW, Moazzaz P, Scaduto AA, Otsuka NY: Association between body mass index-for-age and slipped capital femoral epiphysis: the long-term risk for subsequent slip in patients followed until physeal closure. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 10(3): 209-213; 2016

    105.        COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, COUNCIL ON INJURY; VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION, SECTION ON CRITICAL CARE, SECTION ON ORTHOPAEDICS, SECTION ON SURGERY, SECTION ON TRANSPORT MEDICINE, PEDIATRIC TRAUMA SOCIETY, AND SOCIETY OF TRAUMA NURSES PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE. Management of Pediatric Trauma. Pediatrics 138(2): 2016

    106.        Minhas, S.V., Chow, I., Otsuka, N.Y.: The Effect of Body Mass Index on Post-Operative Morbidity Following Orthopaedic Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop Jul-Aug;36(5):505-10, 2016

    107.        Maguire, KJ, Otsuka, NY: Septic shoulder presenting as a shoulder dislocation in the pediatric patient: a case report. J Pediatr Orthop B 26(3): 270-273; 2017

    108.        Otsuka, N.Y.: In Children with Supracondylar Humeral Fractures, Crossed Pins Increased Fracture Stability Compared with Lateral Pins. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American 98(22): 1935; 2016

    109.        Shaw, B.A. Segal, L.S., and SECTION ON ORTHOPAEDICS: Evaluation and Referral for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants. Pediatrics. 139(1): 2016

    110.        Aversano, M.W., Sheikh Taha, A.M., Mundluru, S., and  Otsuka, N.Y.: What’s New in the Orthopaedic Treatment of Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 37(3): 210-216; 2017

    111.        Collins, J.A., Beutel, B.G., Liu, R.W., Feldman, D.S., and Otsuka, N.Y.: The Etiology of Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Cadaveric Study. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 37(3): 178-183; 2017

    112.        Ward, J.P., Feldman, D.S., Paul, J., Sala, D.A., Errico, T.J., Otsuka, N.Y., and Margiotta, M.S.: Wound Closure in Nonidiopathic Scoliosis: Does Closure Matter? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 37(3): 166-170; 2017

    113.        SECTION ON CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY,; SECTION ON ORTHOPAEDICS. Off-Label Use of Medical Devices in Children. Pediatrics. 139(1); 2017

    114.        Dua, K., Stein, M.K., O'Hara, N.N., Brighton, B.K., Hennrikus, W.L., Herman, M.J., Lawrence, J.T., Mehlman, C.T., Otsuka, N.Y., Shrader, M.W., Smith, B.G., Sponseller, P.D., and Abzug, J.M.: Variation Among Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons When Diagnosing and Treating Pediatrics and Adolescent Distal Radius Fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: 2017.

    115.        Hughes, M, Dua, K., O'Hara, N.N., Brighton, B.K., Ganley, T.J., Hennrikus, W.L., Herman, M.J., Lawrence, J.T., Mehlman, C.T., Noonon, K.J., Otsuka, N.Y., Schwend, R.M., Shrader, M.W., Brian, B.G., Sponseller, P.D., and Abzug, J.M.: Variation Among Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons When Treating Medial Epicondyle Fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: 2017.

    116.        Karkenny, A.J., Burton, D.A., Maguire, K.J., Hanstein, R., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Do Professional Socieity Advocacy Campaigns Have an Impact on Pediatric Orthopaedic Injuries? J Pediatr Orthop 38(3): e122-e127; 2018.

    117.        Blank, A.T., Otsuka, N.Y., and Rapp, T.B.: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Bone Lesions. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 76(1): 62-70; 2018.

    118.        Lam, A., Boenerjous, S.A., Lo, Y., Abzug, J.M., Kurian, J., Liszewski, M.C., Sanderson, D.E., Scholnick, J.M., Taragin, B.H., Gomez, J.A., Otsuka, N.Y., and Hanstein, R.: Diagnosing Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Amongst Various Medical Specialists. J Child Orthop 12(2): 160-166; 2018.

    119.        Beutel, B.G., Girdler, S.J., Collins, J.A., Otsuka, N.Y., and Chu A.: Characterization of Proximal Femoral Anatomy in the Skeletally-Immature Patient. J Child Orthop 12(2): 167-172; 2018.

    120.        Zelenty, W., Yoon, R.S., Shabtai, L., Choi, P., Martin, B., Horn, D., Feldman, D.S., Otsuka, N.Y., and Godfried, D.H.: Percutaneous Versus Open Reduction and Fixation for Tillaux and Triplane Fractures: A Multicenter Cohort Comparison Study. J Pediatr Orthop B 27(6): 551-555; 2018.

    121.        Karkenny, A.J., Tauberg, B.M., and Otsuka, N.Y.: Pediatric Hip Disorders: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis and Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease. Pediatr Rev 39(9): 454-463; 2018.​

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