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Co-Director Hip Preservation Center

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Hip preservation; SCFE; developmental dysplasia of the hip; Legg-Calves-Perthes disease; femoro-acetabular impingement

Research Interests

Regenerative medicine; biomaterials; musculoskeletal development; naturally-derived tissue scaffolds; clinical outcomes research

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip Preservation

Cincinnati Children's Blog

Hip Dysplasia as an Adult

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Hip Dysplasia as an Adult: Tips Following Surgical Treatment

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My Education

PhD: University of Cincinnati College of Engineering, Cincinnati, OH, 2005.

MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2005,

Residency: Wake Forest Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC, 2012.

Fellowships: Maurice E. Muller Foundation of North America European Traveling Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction, Switzerland, Denmark, Italy, 2013; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2014.

My Publications

A porcine xenograft-derived bone scaffold is a biocompatible bone graft substitute: An assessment of cytocompatibility and the alpha-Gal epitope. Bracey, DN; Seyler, TM; Jinnah, AH; Smith, TL; Ornelles, DA; Deora, R; Parks, GD; Van Dyke, ME; Whitlock, PW. Xenotransplantation. 2019; 26.

Novel Process for 3D Printing Decellularized Matrices. Gruber, SM S; Ghosh, P; Mueller, KW; Whitlock, PW; Lin, C. Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2019; 2019.

Use of a Clinical Care Algorithm to Improve Care for Children With Hematogenous Osteomyelitis. Robinette, ED; Brower, L; Schaffzin, JK; Whitlock, P; Shah, SS; Connelly, B; Team, AH O C A. Pediatrics. 2019; 143:e20180387-e20180387.

Pulseless Supracondylar Humerus Fracture With Anterior Interosseous Nerve or Median Nerve Injury-An Absolute Indication for Open Reduction?. Harris, LR; Arkader, A; Broom, A; Flynn, J; Yellin, J; Whitlock, P; Miller, A; Sawyer, J; Roaten, J; Skaggs, DL; et al. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019; 39:e1-e7.

A decellularized porcine xenograft-derived bone scaffold for clinical use as a bone graft substitute: A critical evaluation of processing and structure. Bracey, DN; Seyler, TM; Jinnah, AH; Lively, MO; Willey, JS; Smith, TL; Van Dyke, ME; Whitlock, PW. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 2018; 9:45-45.

Microspheres containing decellularized cartilage induce chondrogenesis in vitro and remain functional after incorporation within a poly(caprolactone) filament useful for fabricating a 3D scaffold. Ghosh, P; Gruber, SM S; Lin, C; Whitlock, PW. Biofabrication. 2018; 10:025007-025007.

The Development of a Xenograft-Derived Scaffold for Tendon and Ligament Reconstruction Using a Decellularization and Oxidation Protocol. Seyler, TM; Bracey, DN; Plate, JF; Lively, MO; Mannava, S; Smith, TL; Saul, JM; Poehling, GG; Van Dyke, ME; Whitlock, PW. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery. 2017; 33:374-386.

Intraoperative Evaluation of Acetabular Morphology in Hip Arthroscopy Comparing Standard Radiography Versus Fluoroscopy: A Cadaver Study. Buchler, L; Schwab, JM; Whitlock, PW; Beck, M; Tannast, M. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery. 2016; 32:1030-1037.

Tissue-engineered approach to tendon and ligament reconstruction: Current trends. Seyler, TM; Bracey, DN; Mannava, S; Poehling, GG. Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Second Edition. 2015.