Biography

Education

  • Lehigh University -- Bachelor of Science
  • Thomas Jefferson University -- Master of Science
  • Jefferson Medical College -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Carolinas Medical Center -- Internship
  • Carolinas Medical Center -- Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada -- Fellowship, Adult Hip &Knee Reconstruction/ Joint Replacement
  • Oxford Society: Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty - Oxford, England

  • Director of Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction - Carolinas Medical Center Residency Program

Awards

Carolinas Medical Center:

  • Resident Teaching Award – 2001, 2003
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society – Residents paper award, Seattle 2001

Jefferson Medical College:

  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society – Vice President
  • W.B. Saunders Outstanding Senior Medical Student Award 1996
  • William F. Kellow Award for Clinical Excellence 1996
  • Hobart Hare Honor Medical Society – chairman
  • Outstanding Clinical Surgery Award 1996

Lehigh University:

  • Varsity Football 1985-89, Team Captain 1989,
  • James J. Malbacher “All Football” Award 1989
  • Outstanding Defensive Player 1989
  • McConologue Student Athlete Award / Scholarship 1989
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Research

Podium Presentations:

  • DA Approach- I Need a Table! 59th Annual Edward T. Smith Orthopedic Lectureship. Houston, Texas November 5, 2015
  • Pre-Operative Assessment: What Can the Xray Tell You? ICJR 4th Annual Anterior Hip Course. Houston, Texas September 25, 2015
  • Direct Anterior- Full Frontal is Best. Smith and Nephew: NAHKS Program. Scottsdale, Arizona April 29, 2015
  • Hip Dysplasia- An Algorithm for Treatment in the Adult. Smith and Nephew: NAHKS Program. Scottsdale, Arizona April 29, 2015
  • Adult Reconstruction Hip. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada March 27, 2015
  • Converting a Failed ORIF to DA. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery-Direct Anterior Masters Course. Pasadena, California October 18, 2014
  • Pre-operative Issues: Patient Selection. ICJR 3rd Annual Anterior Hip Course. Houston, Texas September 19 2014
  • Developmental Hip Dysplasia/Adult Treatment: PAO, Femoral Osteotomy, THA. Adult Treatment. Reconstruction Resident Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina June 5, 2014
  • Implant Placement with Direct Anterior. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery- Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty. Tampa, Florida May 8, 2014
  • Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures After TKA. 2nd Annual ICJR Revision Course. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 3, 2014
  • Management of Trochanteric Fractures or Abductor Avulsion Injuries. 2nd Annual ICJR Revision Course. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 2, 2014
  • UKA/PFA. Adult Reconstruction Resident Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina April 3, 2014
  • Safe Adaptation of Anterior THA with and without a Specialized Table: Preparing Yourself and Your Team For A Safe Patient. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana March 13, 2014
  • Pre-Operative Planning Principles of Primary TKA: Radiographs, Limb Axis, Implant Selection, Vasculas/ Tourniquet/etc. Adult Reconstruction Resident Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina March 6, 2014
  • Implant Placement with Direct Anterior. CSJS Journey II Knee and DA THA. Las Vegas, Nevada February 21. 2014
  • Where Do You Land and How Did You Get There: Balancing TKA’s. CSJS Journey II Knee and DA THA. Las Vegas, Nevada February 20. 2014
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingements: Diagnosis and Treatment Options. Adult Reconstruction Resident Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina December 5, 2013
  • To Repair or Replace: The Importance of the Physical Examination. Smith and Nephew: Global Insights: The Future of Hip and Knee Surgery. Copenhagen, Denmark November 22, 2013
  • Hip Anatomy and Biometrics: A Guide to the Direct Anterior Approach. Smith and Nephew: Global Insights: The Future of Hip and Knee Surgery. Copenhagen, Denmark November 21, 2013
  • Implant Placement with Direct Anterior. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery. Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Program. Nashville, Tennessee October 17, 2013
  • Surgical Exposure. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery. Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Program Nashville, Tennessee October 17, 2013
  • Pre-operative Issues: Patient Selection. ICJR 2nd Annual Anterior Hip Course. Houston, Texas September 27, 2013
  • The Anterior Hip Approach- Past, Present and Planning for the Future: How to Converted From the Back to the Front. ICJR 2nd Annual Anterior Hip Course. Houston, Texas September 27, 2013
  • Pain Management Best Practices. Smith and Nephew: Journey II BCS Program. Chicago, Illinois August 16, 2013
  • Journey II BCS: Evolution Continues. Smith and Nephew: Journey II BCS Program. Chicago, Illinois August 16, 2013
  • Implant Placement with Direct Anterior. Smith and Nephew: DA THA Course. Chicago, Illinois August 15, 2013
  • Implant Placement with Direct Anterior. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery. Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Program. Memphis, Tennessee June 20, 2013.
  • Surgical Exposure. Smith and Nephew: Contemporary Solutions in Joint Surgery. Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Program. Memphis, Tennessee June 20, 2013.
  • Mastering Arthritis Without Hip Replacement: Mini-Open. ICJR South/RLO Course. Charleston, South Carolina May 11, 2013
  • Mastering Knee Replacement- Tools: Unicompartmental Knees. ICJR South/RLO Course. Charleston, South Carolina May 10, 2013
  • Short Stems: The Wave of the Future. ICJR 5th Annual Winter Hip and Knee Course. Vail, Colorado January 19, 2013.
  • Direct Anterior Approach using Anthology. Smith and Nephew: Trauma, Reconstruction, Endoscopy, and Wound Meeting. Durham, North Carolina December 6, 2012
  • Technique Demonstration: THA- Using the Direct Anterior Approach. Smith and Nephew: Trauma, Reconstruction, Endoscopy, and Wound Meeting. Durham, North Carolina December 6, 2012
  • Success of Modern Cementless Femoral Components in Young Patients:  A Systemic Review and Metaanalysis of Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Resurfacing.  Do the Results Justify Hip Resurfacing?  AAHKS 18th Annual Meeting, November 7-9, 2008
  • Current Trends in Direct Anterior Approach, Steamboat Springs, Colorado February 6, 2008
  • Locked Plating of Supracondylar Periprosthetic Femur Fractures.  AAHKS Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas 2007
  • Why Do Revision Total Hip Arthroplasties Fail? AAHKS Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas 2007
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Instructional Course, Charlotte, North Carolina December 15, 2006
  • Surgical Treatment of Flexion Contractures Following TKA. AAHKS Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas November 2006 long term Outcomes of Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy: Autograft versus Allograft. Specialty Day Hip & Knee Society, AAOS. Chicago, Illinois 2006.
  • MRI vs MRI Arthrogram for Detection of Land Chondral Lesions of the Hip. American Society of Sports Medicine Meeting. Hershey, Pennsylvania June 29-July 2, 2006
  • Post-Operative Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Effects of Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia, Intra-Capsular Knee Injection, and Femoral Nerve Block. AAHKS. Dallas, Texas November 2005
  • Post-Operative Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Effects of Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia, Intra-Capsular Knee Injection, and Femoral Nerve Block. “Knees in the Keys.” Key West, Florida March 2005
  • Bearing Surface Options in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Southeast Hip & Knee Symposium. Pinehurst, North Carolina October 2004
  • Post-Operative Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Effects of Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia, Intra-Capsular Knee Injection, and Femoral Nerve Block. NCOA Asheville, North Carolina, October 2004
  • The Effect of Femoral Offset on Hip Stability and Biomechanics. Exeter Arthroplasty Course  Exeter, England September 2004
  • Ceramic Articulations in Total Hip Arthroplasty. North American Hip & Knee Symposium Beaver Creek, Colorado January 22-24, 2004
  • Randomized Prospective Study of Intracapsular Injection Versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. North Carolina Orthopaedic Association, Asheville, North Carolina  2004
  • Fixation of Mid and Distal Third Femoral Fractures in the Presence of a Total Hip Arthoplasty component. Biomechanical Assessment, Podium and Poster Presentation: Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Salt Lake City, Utah October 2003
  • Locked Plating Devices for Periprosthetic Femur Fractures. Charlotte Update on Trauma Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina May 2003
  • Treatment of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures. Knees in the Keys Meeting, Key Largo, Florida November 2002
  • Extensile Exposures in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. British Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Cardiff  September 2002
  • Modular Augments in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. British Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Cardiff  September 2002
  • Zirconia Femoral Head Fractures: Clinical and Retrieval Analysis. Controversies in Total Hip Replacement Meeting. Pinehurst, North Carolina September 2002
  • Surgical Approach and Total Hip Arthroplasty Dislocation: A Critical Review of the Literature. Hip Society Meeting, AAOS. Dallas, Texas February 2002
  • Subtrochanteric Shortening / Derotational Osteotomy in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty for Patients with Severe Hip Dysplasia- five-year follow-up. Current Concepts in Joint Replacement, Las Vegas, Nevada 2002
  • Femoral Offset / Displacement and Total Hip Arthroplasty Dislocation. Clinical Orthopaedic Society. Seattle, Washington October 2001
  • Analysis of Tibial Component Aseptic Loosening in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1995
  • Failure of All Polyethylene Single Peg Patellar Component at Peg/Dome Interface in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Presented at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1994
  • Radiologic Cost Reduction Strategy in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Prospective analysis. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1994

Poster Presentations:

  • 10 Year Outcomes of UKA Versus TKA in Patients with Similar Pre-Operative Function and Arthritis. Poster Presentation American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dallas, Texas November 2015
  • Effect of Surgical Approach Imaging on Acetabular Alignment in Hip Arthroplasty. Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana March 2014
  • Simultaneous Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty via the Direct Anterior Approach: A Safe Procedure. February 2013
  • Early Survivorship of Fixed vs Mobile Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. San Francisco, California February 2012
  • Cementless Femoral Components in Young Patients:  A Meta-analysis. Is Hip Resurfacing Justified? Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, Nevada February 2009
  • Incidence of Noise in Two Modern Alumina-Alumina Total Hip Designs. AAHKS 18th Annual Meeting. November 2008
  • Early Failure in Unicondylar arthroplasty-are we doing enough to do them well?  Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California March 2008
  • Mid-term outcomes of oxidized zirconium femoral components for total knee arthroplasty.  Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California March 2008
  • Why do revision total hip arthroplasties fail? Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California March 2008
  • Outcomes of Intra-Operative Procedure Selection:  Unicompartmental Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, February 2007
  • Short-term outcomes of Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy: Autograft versus Allograft. AAOS. Chicago, Illinois 2006
  • Short-term outcomes of Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy: Autograft versus Allograft. AAHKS. Dallas, Texas November 2005
  • CT evaluation of acetabular component fixation in total hip arthroplasty
  • Poster Presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, California March 2004
  • Five to ten year results of augments used to treat type 2 bone defects in revision knee arthroplasty. Poster presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana March 2003
  • Results of extensile exposures in revision total knee arthroplasty. Poster presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana March 2003
  • Zirconia femoral head fractures: Clinical and retrieval analysis. Poster presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana March 2003
  • Femoral offset / displacement and total hip arthroplasty dislocation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dallas, Texas March 2002
  • Suture anchor technique for abdominal wall reconstruction following tumor resection. poster presentation, American College of Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana 1998

Publications:

  • Lanting BA, Odum SM, Cope RP, Patterson AH, Masonis JL. (2015, March). Incidence of perioperative events in single setting bilateral direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2015 Mar;30(3):465-7. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2014.09.021.
  • Su EP, Housman LR, Masonis JL, Noble JW, Engh CA. (2014 March). Five Year Results of the First FDA Approved Hip Resurfacing Device. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014 Mar 28. pii: S0883-5403(14)00193-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2014.03.021.
  • Fehring TK, Fehring K, Springer BD, Masonis JL, Dennos AC. (2012 Nov). Comparative Analysis of Periarticular Osteolysis in Modern Total Hip Bearings a Minimum 5-Year Study. Orthrop Clin North Am. 43(50):e14-6.
  • Kuremsky MA, Schaller TM, Hall CC, Roehr BA, Masonis JL. (2010 Sep). Comparison of Autograft vs. Allograft in Opening-Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy. Journal of Arthroplasty, 25(6): 951-957.
  • Fehring TK, Odum SM, Masonis JL, Springer BD. (2010 Jan). Early Failures in Unicondylar Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 33(1): 11.
  • Springer BD, Connelly SE, Odum SM, Fehring TK, Griffin WL, Mason JB, Masonis JL. (2009 Sep). Cementless Femoral Components in Young Patient: Review and Meta-analysis of Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Resurfacing. Journal of Arthroplasty. 24(6 Suppl): 2-8.
  • Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Collaborative Investigators, Bhandari M, Matta JM, Dodgin D, Clark C, Kregor P, Bradley G, Little L. Masonis J. (2009 Jul). Outcomes Following the Single-Incision Anterior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Observational Study. Orthop Clin North Am., 40(3), 329-42.
  • Bhandari M, Sprague S, Schemitsch EH, Masonis J; International Hip Fracture Research Collaborative. (2009 Jul). Resolving controversies in Hip Fracture Care: The Need for Large Collaborative Trials in Hip Fractures. Journal Orthopedic Trauma. 23(6): 479-484
  • Springer BD, Fehring TK, Griffin WL, Odum SM, Masonis JL. (2009 Jan). Why revision total hip arthroplasty fails. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 467(1), 166-73. Epub Oct 31. 2008.
  • Masonis J, Thompson C, Odum S. (2008 Dec). Safe and Accurate: Learning the Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 31(12 Suppl 2),129-134.
  • Large TM, Kellam JF, Bosse MJ, Sims SH, Althausen P, Masonis JL. (2008 Sep). Locked Plating of Supracondylar Periprosthetic Femur Fractures. Journal of Arthroplasty, 23(6 Suppl 1), 115-120.
  • Heiner DE, Mauerhan DR, Masonis JL, Heath J. (2008 Jun). Patient Out-of-Pocket Expenses in Major Orthopedic Procedures:  Total Hip Arthroplasty as a Case Study. Journal of Arthroplasty. 23(4), 509-514.
  • Lundeen GA, Masonis JL, Frick SL. (2008 Mar). Sequelae of Pediatric Hip Disorders: Survey Responses from Experts in Adult Hip Reconstruction. American Journal of Ortho, 37(3), 153-156.
  • Fehring TK, Odum SM, Griffin WL, McCoy TH, Masonis JL. (2007 Sep). Surgical Treatment of Flexion Contractures Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 22(6 Suppl 2), 62-66.
  • Masonis JL, Bourne RB, Ries MD, McCalden RW, Salehi A, Kelman DC. (2004 Oct). Zirconia Femoral Head Fractures: Clinical and Retrieval Analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty, 19(7), 898-905.
  • Patel JV, Masonis JL, Guerin J, Bourne RB, Rorabeck CH. (2004 Mar). The Fate of Augments to Treat Type-2 Bone Defects in Revision Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. 86(2): 195-9.
  • Fiechtl JF, Masonis JL, Frick SL. (2003 Jul 1). Spinal Osteochondroma Presenting as Atypical Spinal Curvature: A Case Report. Spine. 28(13): E252-255.
  • Bourne RB, Masonis J, Anthony M. (2003 May). An Analysis of Rotating Platform Total Knee Replacements. Clin Orthop Relat Res. (410); 173-180.
  • Masonis JL, Patel JV, Miu A, Bourne RB, McCalden R, MacDonald SJ, Rorabeck CH. (2003 Apr). Subtrochanteric Shortening and Derotational Osteotomy in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty for Patients with Severe Hip Dysplasia: 5-year Follow-up. Journal of Arthroplasty, 18(3 Suppl 1): 68-73.
  • Patel JV, Masonis JL, Bourne RB, Rorabeck CH. (2003 Feb). The Fate of Cementless Jumbo Cups in Revision Hip Arthroplasty. Journal Arthroplasty. 18(2):129-133.
  • Masonis JL, Bourne RB. (2002 Dec). Surgical Approach, Abductor Function, and Total Hip Arthroplasty Dislocation. Clin Orthop Relat Res. (405: 46-53.
  • Masonis JL, Frick SL. (2001 Oct). Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures as Presentation of Amyloidosis. Orthopaedics. 24(10): 995-996.
  • Ververeli PA, Masonis JL, Booth RE, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. (1996 Apr). Radiologic Cost Reduction Strategy in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Prospective Analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty. 11(3), 277-280.
  • Block T, Barney S, Masonis J, Maggioncalda J. Valyi-Nagy T, Frazer NW. (1994 Sep). Long-Term Herpes Simplex Virus Type I Infection on Nerve Growth Factor Treated PC12 Cells. J Gen Virol. 75(Pt 9): 2481-2487.
  • Masonis J, Block T, Maggioncalda J, Frazer N (1994). The role of HSV-1 Lat 5’ promoter sequence in latent ganglia infection. J Gen Virology, 68, 7816-7824,
  • Block TM, Deshmane S, Masonis J, Maggioncalda J. Valyi-Nagy T, Fraser NW. (1993 Feb). An HSV LAT Null Virus Mutant Reactivates Slowly from Latent Infection and Makes Small Plaques on CV-1 Monolayers. Virology, 192(2), 618-630.
  • Sprague S, Matta JM, Bhandari M, Masonis J; Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Collaborative (ATHAC) Investigators. (2009 May). Multicenter Collaboration in Observational Research: Improving Generalizability and Efficiency. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Am. 91 Suppl 3: 80-86
  • Ververeli P, Masonis J, Rothman R. (1995). Failure of all polyethylene single peg patellar component at peg/dome interface in TKA. Clin. Ortho, 321: 208-215.

Book Chapters

  • Fehring T, Krempec J, Masonis J.  Book Chapter – Infection in Total Knee Arthroplasty (in press).
  • Book Chapter – Polyethylene in Total Hip Arthroplasty (in press).
  • Masonis JL, Fehring TK. (2008). Curbside Consultation in Hip Arthroplasty: 49 Clinical Questions Book Chapter – Case: 84-year-old female with previous cemented THA with proximal osteolysis fell and has a periprosthetic femur fracture. SLACK Incorporated, a New Jersey Corporation.

Manuscripts Submitted for Publication:

  • Effect of the surgical approach, Patient positioning, and intra-operative imaging on the accuracy of acetabular component alignment in the total in arthroplasty.  The Journal of Arthroplasty. Submitted February 2013
  • Kuremsky M, Morgan R, Mason JB, Masonis JL. MRI vs MRI arthrogram for detection of labral and chondral lesions of the hip. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Submitted March 2007
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Locations Practice
  • Anterior hip replacement, hip preservation surgery, revision hip replacement, knee replacement, revision knee replacement.

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons- Fellow
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • European Hip Society

     



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