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Learn more about the experts in the Orthopaedic Sports Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center:
Shital N. Parikh, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine)
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Sports Medicine)
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery
ACL/PCL tears; meniscal tears; shoulder instability and labral pathology; osteochondritis dissecans; hip, ankle and elbow injuries requiring arthroscopic procedures
Tunnel placement to avoid growth plates in ACL reconstruction; development of animal model (rabbit) of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD); Clinical Outcomes after Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction (MPFL) for patellar instability; car seats are for cars – Misuse of car seats in the US, 2003 – 2007; outcomes of treatment of tibial spine / ACL avulsion fractures; outcomes of treatment of tibial tuberosity avulsion fractures; radiographic study of femoral attachment of MCL and MPFL; operating room traffic patterns and implications; clinical and Radiographic outcomes after ACL reconstruction; growth of Calcaneus from birth to 18 years
Shital N. Parikh, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at CCHMC, specializing in sports related injuries (Sports Medicine).
Dr. Parikh is fellowship trained in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and in Sports Medicine.
Parikh SN. Transepiphyseal replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament in skeletally immature patients: a preliminary report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Feb;93(4):e12.
Parikh SN, Wells L, Mehlman CT, Scherl SA. Management of fractures in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec 15;92(18):2947-58. Review.
Parikh SN. Arthroscopic removal of a cannulated screw and washer from the knee joint. Orthopedics. 2010 Sep;33(9):675. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20100722-13.
Desai R, Parikh S, Laor T. Intra-articular entrapment of the medial collateral ligament. Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7;33(9):687.doi:10.3928/01477447-20100722-19.
Parikh SN, Grice SS, Schnell BM, Salisbury SR. Operating room traffic: is there any role of monitoring it? J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Sep;30(6):617-23.
Parikh SN, Wilson L. Hazardous use of car seats outside the car in the United States, 2003-2007. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):352-7.
Ladd PE, Laor T, Emery KH, Salisbury SR, Parikh SN. Medial collateral ligament of the knee on magnetic resonance imaging: does the site of the femoral origin change at different patient ages in children and young adults? J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Apr-May;30(3):224-30.
Ringer AJ, Matern E, Parikh S, Levine NB. Screening for blunt cerebrovascular injury: selection criteria for use of angiography. J Neurosurg. 2010 May;112(5):1146-9. Review.
Giuliano JS Jr, Lahni PM, Harmon K, Wong HR, Doughty LA, Carcillo JA, Zingarelli B, Sukhatme VP, Parikh SM, Wheeler DS. Admission angiopoietin levels in children with septic shock. Shock. 2007 Dec;28(6):650-654.
Parikh S, Koch M, Narayan RK. Traumatic brain injury. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2007 Summer;45(3):119-35. Review.
Eric J. Wall, MD
Faculty, Orthopaedic Surgery
Faculty, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Director, Orthopaedic Fellowship
Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Endoscopic non-fusion scoliosis correction with guided growth; sports growth plate arrest overuse syndromes; patella dislocations; anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in patients with open growth plates; osteochondritis dissecans treatment
Hip disorders; open pelvic osteotomy and endoscopic pelvic osteotomy
A professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Eric J. Wall, MD, specializes in sports medicine and scoliosis treatment.
Dr. Wall completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of California, San Diego. He is fellowship trained in biomechanics and spine research at the University of California, San Diego, and pediatric orthopaedics at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. In addition, Dr. Wall holds a certificate in Sports Medicine and is recognized as a national leader in pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Wall’s clinical interests include endoscopic pelvic surgery, osteochondritis dissecans, scoliosis, sports-related injuries, orthopaedic basic science research and orthopaedic management of myelomeningocele.
Eric Wall, M.D. has rapidly established himself in pediatric sports medicine, as well as endoscopic surgery. He has made important contributions to endoscopic surgery through his basic science research efforts in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and his innovative creation of an endoscopic pelvic osteotomy technique. Dr. Wall has developed new techniques for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, the treatment of patella dislocations and osteochondritis dissecans in young patients. He also co-founded Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee (ROCK), the multidisciplinary OCD (osteochondritis dissecans) Study Group of North America.
Dr. Wall stepped down as the division director in August 2010. His focus will now be to concentrate on his revolutionary treatment of early onset scoliosis using spine staples, which were recently FDA approved and is the first and only approved by the FDA. The technique can eliminate extensive spinal fusion to correct an abnormal curvature by stapling together the growth plates on the actively growing side of the deformity to allow the other side of the spine to catch up.
Lippert WC, Owens RF, Wall EJ. Salter-Harris type III fractures of the distal femur: plain radiographs can be deceptive. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Sep;30(6):598-605. Gammon SR, Mehlman CT, Chan W, Heifetz J, Durrett G, Wall EJ. A comparison of thoracolumbosacral orthoses and SpineCor treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients using the Scoliosis Research Society standardized criteria. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Sep;30(6):531-8.
Quatman CE, Myer GD, Khoury J, Wall EJ, Hewett TE. Sex differences in "weightlifting" injuries presenting to United States emergency rooms. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct;23(7):2061-7 Myer GD, Quatman CE, Khoury J, Wall EJ, Hewett TE. Youth versus adult "weightlifting" injuries presenting to United States emergency rooms: accidental versus nonaccidental injury mechanisms. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Oct;23(7):2054-60. Bylski-Austrow DI, Wall EJ, Glos DL, Ballard ET, Montgomery A, Crawford AH. Spinal hemiepiphysiodesis decreases the size of vertebral growth plate hypertrophic zone and cells. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Mar 1;91(3):584-93. Myer GD, Ford KR, Divine JG, Wall EJ, Kahanov L, Hewett TE. Longitudinal assessment of noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury risk factors during maturation in a female athlete: a case report. J Athl Train. 2009 Jan-Feb;44(1):101-9. Wall EJ, Vourazeris J, Myer GD, Emery KH, Divine JG, Nick TG, Hewett TE. The healing potential of stable juvenile osteochondritis dissecans knee lesions. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Dec;90(12):2655-64. Lippert WC, Wall EJ. Optimal intramuscular needle-penetration depth. Pediatrics. 2008 Sep;122(3):e556-63. Wall EJ, Jain V, Vora V, Mehlman CT, Crawford AH. Complications of titanium and stainless steel elastic nail fixation of pediatric femoral fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jun;90(6):1305-13. Hébert KJ, Laor T, Divine JG, Emery KH, Wall EJ. MRI appearance of chronic stress injury of the iliac crest apophysis in adolescent athletes. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun;190(6):1487-91.
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