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Director, Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Center

Associate Fellowship Director, Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Fellowship

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

513-636-4787

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Biography

Kevin Little, MD, completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Cincinnati and received fellowship training in hand and microsurgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center/Thomas Jefferson University. He completed an additional fellowship in pediatric hand and upper extremity surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is currently the director of the Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity center and specializes in upper limb surgery, congenital hand anomalies, brachial plexus palsy, cerebral palsy and trauma.

Additional Languages

German

Clinical Interests

Hand and upper extremity trauma; congenital hand malformations; peripheral nerve injuries; upper extremity reconstruction from cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and brachial plexus injuries

Research Interests

Enhancing muscle recovery following peripheral nerve injuries

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Departments

Orthopaedic Surgery, Brachial Plexus, Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopaedics

My Locations

My Education

MD: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2004.

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2004-2009.

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2010; Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 2010-2011.

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013; Hand Surgery, 2014.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Outcomes of Isolated Radial Osteotomy for Volar Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability Following Radial Malunion in Children. Miller, A; Lightdale-Miric, N; Eismann, E; Carr, P; Little, KJ. Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume). 2018; 43:81.e1-81.e8.

Increasing Brace Treatment for Pediatric Distal Radius Buckle Fractures: Using Quality Improvement Methodology to Implement Evidence-based Medicine. Little, KJ; Godfrey, J; Cornwall, R; Carr, P; Dolan, K; Samora, JB. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019; 39:e586-e591.

Increasing Brace Treatment for Pediatric Distal Radius Buckle Fractures: Using Quality Improvement Methodology to Implement Evidence-based Medicine. Little, KJ; Godfrey, J; Cornwall, R; Carr, P; Dolan, K; Balch Samora, J. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019; 39:e586-e591.

Outcomes of Spinal Accessory-to-Suprascapular Nerve Transfers for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury. Segal, D; Cornwall, R; Little, KJ. Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume). 2019; 44:578-587.

A Bundled Payment Model for Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures: Defining an Episode of Care. Godfrey, JM; Little, KJ; Cornwall, R; Sitzman, TJ. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019; 39:e216-e221.

Technical Pearls of Tendon Transfers for Upper Extremity Spasticity. Trehan, SK; Little, KJ. Hand Clinics. 2018; 34:529-536.

Standardization of Care of Common Pediatric Fractures. Denning, JR; Little, KJ. Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 2018; 49:477-490.

Decreasing Unexpected Returns to Orthopedic Hand Clinic: Improving Efficiency of Health Care Delivery. Little, KJ; Trehan, S; Cornwall, R; Garrison, S; Dastillung, E; McFadden, L. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2018; 3:e107-e107.

An in vitro and in vivo characterization of fine WE43B magnesium wire with varied thermomechanical processing conditions. Griebel, AJ; Schaffer, JE; Hopkins, TM; Alghalayini, A; Mkorombindo, T; Ojo, KO; Xu, Z; Little, KJ; Pixley, SK. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B: Applied Biomaterials. 2018; 106:1987-1997.

Response to "Letter Regarding 'Outcomes of Isolated Radial Osteotomy for Volar Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability Following Radial Malunion in Children' ". Miller, A; Eismann, E; Carr, P; Little, KJ; Lightdale-Miric, N. Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume). 2018; 43:e9-e10.