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R. Glenn Gaston, MD

R. Glenn Gaston, MD

Locations

Education

  • University of Georgia -- Bachelor of Science
  • University of Tennessee at Memphis -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Atlanta Medical Center -- Internship
  • Atlanta Medical Center -- Residency
  • The Indiana Hand Center -- Fellowship, Hand & Upper Extremity

  • Hand Fellowship Director - OrthoCarolina Hand Center
  • Chief of Hand Surgery -- Carolinas Medical Center Orthopedic Residency
  • NFL Hand/Wrist/Elbow Subcommittee
  • Carolina Panthers -- Hand Consultant
  • Charlotte Hornets -- Hand Consultant
  • Joe Gibbs Racing Team -- Hand Consultant
  • Hendrick Motor Sports -- Hand Consultant
  • Stewart-Hass Racing -- Hand Consultant
  • AO North American Hand Faculty
  • NFL Physicians Society
  • American Association for Hand Surgery Program Committee  (First Assistant Chair 2018)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Hand-e Editorial Board Section Editor
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Clinical Research and Grantsmanship Committee
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Clinical Trials and Outcomes Committee
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leaders Program
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Members Steering Committee, Chairman 2012
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Resident Education Committee
  • Chairman, Oscar Miller Day
  • Research Advisory Committee, OrthoCarolina Research Institute

Practice

  • Specializes in Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery
  •  Dr. Gaston is heavily involved in upper extremity research and has received numerous honors, including awards from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.  He lectures regularly at both regional and national upper extremity conferences.

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AO Trauma
  • Pediatric Hand Study Group
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • Elite Athlete Hand and Wrist Study Group
  • Southeastern Hand Club
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society 
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Michael Hoke Society
  • Indianapolis Hand Society
  • Mecklenburg County Medical Society

Awards

  • Orthopedic Surgeons to Know (Becker’s Orthopedic Review), June 2017
  • Named one of the Top 45 Hand Surgeons in the US, by Becker's Orthopedic
  • Received a 2015 Top Achievement by Charlotte Magazine
  • Named Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine --  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • OrthoCarolina Physician of the Year -- 2012
  • Faculty Teacher Award -- Carolinas Medical Center 2009, 2010 & 2014
  • AAOS Best Instructional Video -- 2017

 

Research

Publications

  • Guitton TG, Ring D, Gaston RG* (as part of the Science of Variation Group (SOVG)).  “Variation in Recommendation for Operative Treatment for Peripheral Nerve Pathology”   Journal of Hand Surgery.  In press
  • Kuremsky M, Habet N, Peindl R, Gaston RG: “Proximity of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex to Key Surrounding Structures and Safety Assessment of an Arthroscopic Repair Technique: A Cadaveric Study”, Arthroscopy 2016 Dec; 32(12):2490-2494
  • Tait MA, Bracey JW, Gaston RG. “Acute Scaphoid Fractures: A Critical Analysis”.   Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Reviews  2016;4(9);e3
  • Gaston RG, Osier LK, Loeffler BJ, Chadderdon RC, Ward AW, Hammert WC, Chung KC, Wolf JM:  Paper #2: “Lymphedema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women who are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Prospective, Cohort Study”  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Sept 2016
  • Costas B, Gaston RG, et al: Paper #51: “A Randomized Phase 2A, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CCH) in the Treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease Nodules” American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Sept 2016
  • Chadderdon RC, Gaston RG. “Restoration of Opposition” Hand Clinics 2016 Aug;32(3):349-359
  • Cook S, Gaston RG, Lourie GM.  “Ulnar Nerve Tendon Transfers for Pinch Hand Clinics 2016 Aug;32(3):365-376
  • Gaston RG. “An Update on Upper Extremity Tendon Transfers” Hand Clinics 2016 Aug;32(3):xiii
  • Gaston RG:  Study: Upper Extremity Injuries in NASCAR are Position-Specific.  Orthopedics Today. July 2016
  • Gaston RG.  In reply: “Prospective Multicenter, Multinational Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Concurrent Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections for Two Dupuytren Contractures in the Same Hand”,  Journal of Hand Surgery 2016;41(6):e157-158 
  • Brannan PS, Gaston RG, Lewis DR, Loeffler BL. “Complications with the Use of BMP-2 in Scaphoid Nonunion Surgery”.  Journal of  Hand Surgery 2016 May;41(5):602-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.01.013. Epub 2016 Mar 22
  • Bell P, Scannell BP, Loeffler BJ, Brighton BK, Gaston RG, Casey V, Peters ME, Frick S, Cannada L, Vanderhave KL:  “Adolescent Humerus Fractures: ORIF versus CRPP”, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2015 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Wertman GV, Gaston RG, Heisel WD.  “Upper Extremity Injuries in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew: An Epidemiological Study”.  The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 4(2), 2325967116629427 DOI: 10.1177/2325967116629427. February 2016   
  • Gaston RG, Larsen SE, Pess GM, Coleman S, Dean B, Cohen B, Kaufman GJ, Tursi JP, Hurst, LC.  “Prospective Multicenter, Multinational Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Concurrent Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections for Two Dupuytren Contractures in the Same Hand”, Journal of Hand Surgery 2015; 40 (10): 1963 - 1971
  • Woodside J, Ganey T, Gaston RG. “Multiple Osteochondroma of the Hand: Initial and Long Term Follow-up Study”. Hand  June 2015: DOI: 10.1007/511552-015-9775-6.    Hand Volume 10, Issue 4 (2015), Page 616-620
  • Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC.  “Management of Complications of Wrist Fractures.”  Hand Clinics 2015 May 31:193-203
  • Gaston, RG. “Hand Made:  Charlotte Wrist Art.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2014 Oct;39(10):2059
  • Isaacs J, Brar R, Wayne J, Rowen J, Gaston RG.  “Reattachment of Flexor Digitorum Profundus Avulsion, Biomechanical Performance of Three Techniques.” Journal of Hand Surgery 2014 Nov;39(11):2214-9
  • Gaston RG, Loeffler, BJ.  “Sports-Specific Injuries of the Hand and Wrist”.  Clinics in Sports Medicine  2014. 10.1016/j.csm.2014.09/003
  • Tosti R, Ilyas AM, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Gaston RG* (as part of the Science of Variation Group (SOVG)).  “Interobserver Variability in the Treatment of Little Finger Metacarpal Neck Fractures”   Journal of Hand Surgery  2014 Sept;39(9):1722-27
  • Shores JT, Gaston RG, Reider L, Bosse MJ, METRC Investigators. “A Prospective Multicenter Registry of Peripheral Nerve Injuries Associated with Upper and Lower Extremity Orthopedic Trauma”. (Abstract)  Journal of Hand Surgery September 2014;39(9):e53-e54
  • Gaston RG.  “Hands, Wrists and Elbow.”  Outpatient Surgery Magazine, August 2014
  • Hagerman MG, Kinaci A, Ju K, Guitton TG, Mudgal CS, Ring D, Gaston RG* (as part of the Science of Variation Group (SOVG)).  “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:  Assessment of Surgeon and Patient Preferences and Priorities for Decision-Making.” Journal of Hand Surgery 2014; Jul 31: pii: S0363-5023(14)00749-7  
  • Gettys K, Gaston RG.  “Timothy Syndrome:  A Life-Saving Syndactyly Association”.  Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery-Case Connect 2014 Jun 25; 4(2):e48
  • Colantoni J, Gaston RG, Chadderdon C.  “Arthroscopic Wafer for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome.”  Arthroscopic Techniques 2014;Feb 3(1):123–25
  • Kennon JC, Ganey TM, Gaston RG, Ogden JA. ”Continued Growth After Limited Physeal Bridging.”  Journal of  Pediatric Orthopaedics  2013 Dec;33(8):857-61. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e31829c008b 
  • Burns PB, Kim HM, Gaston RG, Haase SC, Hammert WC, Lawton JN, Merrell GA, Nassab PF, Yang LJ, Chung KC. “Predictors of Functional Outcomes After Simple Decompression for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Multicenter Study by the SUN Study Group.”  Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2013 Nov 16. doi:pii: S0003-9993(13)01132-5. 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.10.028. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Capo J, Kuremsky M, Gaston RG.  “Fractures of the Lesser Sesamoids: Case Series.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2013 Oct;38(10):1941-44
  • Song JW, Waljee JF, Burns PB, Chung KC, Gaston RG, Haase SC, Hammert WC, Lawton JN, Merrell GA, Nassab PF, Yang LJ; SUN Study Group; “An Outcome Study for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Multicenter Study by the SUN Study Group.” Neurosurgery 2013 Jun;72(6):971-82  
  • Gaston RG (PI),*Wrist and Radius Injury Surgery Trial (WRIST) Study Group. “Reflections One Year into the 21 Center NIH-funded WRIST Study. A Primer on Conducting a Multicenter Clinical Trial.” Journal of Hand Surgery 2013 Jun;38:1194-1201
  • Malay S, Chung KC, *Gaston RG et al. “The Minimal Clinically Important Difference After Simple Decompression for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow.” Journal of Hand Surgery 2013 Apr;38(4):652-59 *denote SUN Study Group
  • Giladi AM, Gaston RG, Haase SC, Hammert WC, Lawton JN, Merrell GA, Nassab PF, Song JW, Yang LJ, Chung KC. “For the Surgery of the Ulnar Nerve Study Group. Trend of Recovery after Simple Decompression for Treatment of Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow.” Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2013 Apr;131(4):563e-73e
  • Badalamente M, Coffelt L, Elfar J, Gaston G, et al.  Measurement Scales in Clinical Research of the Upper Extremity, Part 1:  General Principles, Measures of General Health, Pain, and Patient Satisfaction” .  Journal of Hand Surgery 2013 Feb;38(2):401-6 
  • Badalamente M, Coffelt L, Elfar J, Gaston G, et al.  Measurement Scales in Clinical Research of the Upper Extremity, Part 2: Outcome Measures in Studies of the Hand/Wrist and Shoulder/Elbow.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2013 Feb;38(2):407-12
  • Larson TB, Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC.  “Use of Temporary Screw Augmentation the Treatment of Scapholunate Injuries.”  Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity 2012 Sept;16:135-40
  • Gaston RG, Chadderdon RC. “Phalangeal Fractures: Displaced/Nondisplaced in Professional Athletes.” Hand Clinics, 2012 Aug;28(3):395-401
  • Gaston RG.  “Scaphoid Fractures in Professional Football Players.”  Hand Clinics 2012 Aug;28(3):283-4 
  • Frimenko RE, Lievers W, Coughlin MJ, Gaston RG. “Football Commentary: Phalangeal Fractures-Displaced/Nondisplaced.”  Hand Clinics 2012 Aug;28(3):407-8 
  • Gaston RG, Kuremsky MA.  “Postoperative Infections:  Prevention and Management.”  Critical Care Nursing Clinics, North Am. 2012 Jun;24(2):323-44 
  • Gaston RG, Robinson E. “E-Prescribe for Hand Surgeons.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2012 Apr;37(4):839-40; quiz 841 
  • Puckett BN, Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM, Floyd WE III.  “Remodeling Potential of Phalangeal Distal Condylar Malunions in Children.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2012 Jan;37(1):34-41
  • Lourie GM, Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Marshall JJ, Patterson, L.  “Anomolous Thenar Musculature Associated with Aberrant Median Nerve Motor Branch Take-off.” Duke Orthopedic Journal 2012 Jan;2 (1):18-22
  • Gaston RG.  “Anterior Subcutaneous Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve with Fascial Flap and Complete Excision of the Medial Intermuscular Septum in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Prospective Patient Cohort”  (Abstract)  Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery.  Elsevier Mosby, 2012. 138-39
  • Puckett BP, Gaston RG, Lourie GM.  “A Novel Technique for the Treatment of Recurrent Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Ulnar Nerve Wrapping with a Tissue Engineered Bioscaffold.” Journal of Hand Surgery Eur, 2011 Feb;36(2):130-4
  • Gaston RG, Cates TB, Devito D, Schmitz M, Schrader T, Busch M, Fabregas J, Rosenberg E, Blanco J.  ”Medial and Lateral Pin Versus Lateral-Entry Pin Fixation for Type 3 Supracondylar Fractures in Children: A Prospective, Surgeon-Randomized Study.”  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2010 Dec;30(8):799-806
  • Gaston RG, Kuremsky MA.  “Post-Operative Infections: Prevention and Management.”  Hand Clinics 2010;26(2):265-80
  • Loeffler BJ, Gaston RG.  “Aromatase Inhibitors and their Side Effects: What Hand Surgeons Should Know.” Journal of Hand Surgery 2010;35(7):1206-08
  • Gaston RG, Lewis D. “Animal Bites to the Hand.”  Current Orthopedic Practice 2010;21(6):559-63
  • Gaston RG, Greenberg JA. “Use of Continuous Marcaine Irrigation in the Management of Suppurative Flexor Tenosynovitis.”  Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 2009;13(4):182-6 
  • Gaston RG, Greenberg JA, Hastings H, H Mih A, Baltera RM.  “Clinical Outcomes Scaphoid and Triquetral Excision with Capitolunate Arthrodesis versus Scaphoid Excision and Four Corner Arthrodesis.”  Journal of Hand Surgery 2009;34(8):1407-12 
  • Gaston RG, Scott CC, Lourie GM. “Isolated Metastatic Lesion of the Trapezium.”  American Journal of Orthopedic Surgery 2008;37(8):144e-45e
  • Gaston RG, Swick MJ, Floyd WE III, Lourie GM.  “Pisotriquetral Dysfunction Following Wrist and Interacarpal Arthrodesis.”  Journal of  Hand Surgery Nov 2007; 32(9):1348-55
  • Winn JW, Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM. “Distal Condylar Phalangeal Malunions in Children: Long Term Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes.”  King Hancock Journal. 2007.
  • Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM. “Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries to the Index Finger Metacarpophalyngeal Joint.”  Journal of Hand Surgery Oct 2006; 31(8):1355-61
  • Lourie GM, Gaston RG, Freeland AE.  “Metacarpophalangeal Joint Collateral Ligament Injuries.”  Hand Clinics August 2006;22(3):357-64
  • Gaston RG, Lourie GM, Koob TJ. “A New Biomaterial; A Prosthesis for Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction.” King Hancock Journal 2006 
  • Gaston RG.  “Volar Ulnar Wrist Pain.”   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Newsletter  March 2005
  • Gaston RG, Swick MJ, Floyd WE III, Lourie GM.  “Pisotriquetral Dysfunction Following Wrist and Interacarpal Arthrodesis.”  King Hancock Journal 2005
  • Gaston G, Ogden JA. “Candida glabrata Periprosthetic Infections.” Journal of Arthroplasty 2004, Vol 19(7) 927-30
  • Gaston RG, Ganey T, Ogden JA. “Facet Independence in the Posterior Vertebral Column.”  International Research Society for Spinal Deformities 2004, 39-42
  • Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM.Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries to the Index Finger Metacarpophalyngeal Joint.” King Hancock Journal 2004
  • Gaston RG, Cross L.  “Use of the Taylor Spatial Frame in the Management of a Chronic Knee Dislocation: A Case Report.”  King Hancock Journal 2003

 

Book Chapters

  • Gaston RG. “Scaphoid Nonunion Advanced Collapse: Capitolunate Arthrodesis” Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions: A Clinical Casebook. Ed. Yao J.  Springer International. 2015. 273-284
  • Gaston RG. Contributing Editor: Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Gaston RG, Haines NM.  “Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Fractures and Dislocations in the Athlete” The Athlete’s Hand and Wrist: A Master Skills Publication. Eds. Carlson MC, Goldfarb CA.  Chicago: American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2014. 107-13
  • Gaston RG, Lourie GM.  “Wrist & Hand Diagnosis and Decision Making”  DeLee, Drez, and Miller’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Fourth Edition.  Saunders, Chapter 71. 2014 May 20
  • Gaston RG, Lourie GM. “Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint Collateral Ligament Injuries”  Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand and Fingers. Ed. Seitz W. Chicago: American Society for Surgery of the Hand,  2013. 175-87
  • Gaston RG, Lourie GM, Floyd WE III.  “Complications of Intercarpal Fusions” Principles and Practice of Wrist Surgery. Ed. Slutzky DJ. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2010. 383-88
  • Gaston RG, Ogden JA. “The Biologic Effects of Orthopedic Implants on the Growing Skeleton”  Orthopaedic Implants: Application, Complications, and Management.  First Edition, 2008

 

National & Regional Presentations

New Horizons in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.  Oscar Miller Day; 2017 Oct 6; Charlotte, NC

Podium Presentations:

Start Your Engines, Injuries in NASCAR

A Paradigm Shift in Managing Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Nerve Transfers

The Starfish Procedure for Partial Hand Amputations

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2017 Sept 7-9; San Francisco, CA

Podium Presentations:

Pre-course 12.  Nerve Repair and Reconstruction: Hands-On Cadaveric Laboratory.  Nerve Transfers for Elbow Function

Symposium 01. Optimizing Outcomes: The Surgeon’s Role in Fragility Fracture Care.  Considerations in the Surgical Treatment of Fragility Fractures

IC08. Publicizing Your Research: Getting Your Message Out (Moderator is Ryan Calfee) Publicizing Your Research: Getting Your Message Out

Symposium 06. Game-Changing Surgeries for Amputees that Every Hand Surgeon Can Perform.  Interossei Transfers for Partial and Total Hand Amputees: The Starfish Procedure

IC41.  Treatment of Basal Joint Arthritis: Is anything better than the "old fashioned" LRTI? (Moderator is Louis Catalano) Treatment of Basal Joint Arthritis: Is anything better than the "old fashioned" LRTI? 

IC55. Exploring the Boundaries of Wrist Arthroscopy (Moderator is A. Lee Osterman) Exploring the Boundaries of Wrist Arthroscopy

ICR 15. Hand Injuries in the Athlete Hand Injuries in the Athlete (case reviews)

Symposium 15. Salvage of the Distal Radioulnar Joint: From Native Tissue to Metal and Plastic, How and What to Choose.  Ulnar Head Implant Replacement – Constrained (Schecker)

Gaston RG.  Restoration of Arm Function After BPI.  Annual Extremity Summit at Greenbrier Medical Institute; 2017 June 2-4; Greenbrier, WV

Epidemiology of Upper Extremity Fractures:  Challenges and Opportunities.  AOA Own the Bone Symposium; 2017 June 23; Charlotte, NC 

Visiting Professor.  University of Utah HSC; 2017 May 17

Sports Hand Injuries.  Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Surgery Association: Extremities in the Carolinas-Fingers to Nose/Knees to Toes; 2017 May 5; Charlotte, NC

Ulnar Wrist Pain.  Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Surgery Association: Extremities in the Carolinas-Fingers to Nose/Knees to Toes; 2017 May 5; Charlotte, NC

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Wrist Course; 2017 Apr 28-29; Denver, CO

Podium presentations:  Dorsal Plate Indications/Techniques/Complications, Acute SL, Chronic SL

Gaston RG.  Advances in Total Elbow Arthroplasty.  Duke University Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; 2017 Apr 22; Durham, NC

CMC Arthritis: Can I still win with an LRTI?  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Specialty Day; 2017 Mar 18; San Diego, CA

Forearm TMR.  Hanger Clinic Education Fair; 2017 Feb 3; Las Vegas, NV

Advancements in Upper Extremity Amputee Care.  Philadelphia Hand Club Meeting; 2017 Feb 1; Philadelphia, PA

Gaston RG, Heisel W.  Hook of Hamate Fractures in Changers and Carriers.  NASCAR Summit; 2017 Jan 10; Concord, NC

Tait MA, Bracey JW, Roulette P, Lewis DR, Gaston RG, Loeffler BJ.  Infection Rates in Open Hand Fractures: Can Treatment Be Delayed? 

Podium Presentations:

American Association of Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2017 Jan 10-14; Waikoloa, HI

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2017 Mar 14-18; San Diego, CA

Tait MA, Osier LK, Odum S, Gaston RG, Loeffler BJ, Chadderdon RC, Ward AW.  Lymphadema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women who are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection:  A Prospective, Cohort Study.  Podium Presentation.  American Association of Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2017 Jan 10-14; Waikoloa, HI

Co-Chair.  Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR).  OrthoCarolina Bread, Butter and Beyond: A Course on Peripheral Nerve and Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity.  OrthoCarolina; 2016 Nov 19; Charlotte, NC 

Gaston RG, Moran SDebate: TMR vs Transplantation.  OrthoCarolina Bread, Butter and Beyond: A Course on Peripheral Nerve and Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity.  OrthoCarolina; 2016 Nov 19; Charlotte, NC 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX

Podium Presentations

Ulnar-sided Wrist Pain (Resident Review Course)

Precourse 4.  Elbow Trauma Reconstruction

Course Co-Chairman

Podium presentation: Trochlea and Capitellar Shear Fractures 

Precourse 5. Clinical research

Podium presentation:  Perspectives on Conducting Research in a Private Practice

Precourse 10. Tendon and Nerve Transfers for Ulnar Neuropathy.

Podium Presentation: Ulnar Pinch Plasty

ICL15:  DRUJ Instability

Podium presentation:  Open Repair of TFC Tears Associated with Instability

Precourse 11: Arthroscopy of the Upper Extremity:  Tips and Tricks from the Fingers to Elbow

Podium presentation: Scaphoid AARIF

IC 24.  Salvage of the DRUJ – from Native Tissue to Metal and Plastic, how and what to choose

Podium presentation:    Ulnar Head Implant Replacement Constrained (Schecker); Indications, Outcomes, Personal Experience and Surgical Tips

IC34.  Clinical Research 101: A Crash Course for Meaningful Investigation.

Podium presentation:  Successful Reporting: Presentation and Publication

ICL 35:   Hand-e 2016 - What is New and How to Get the Most From It

Podium presentation: What is in Hand-e and How to Find it

Post Course 2:  Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

Podium presentation: TFCC repair:  ECU Subsheath Reconstruction

IC50: Exploring the Boundaries of Wrist Arthroscopy

Podium Presentation:  Wrist Arthroscopy Use during Fracture Treatment

 

Ward AW, Osier LS, Lewis DR, Loeffler BL, Chadderdon RC, Gaston RG.  Lymphedema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women who are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Prospective, Cohort Study.  Abstract-#2:  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 29; Austin, TX

 

Lee S, Gaston G, Yao J, Ross M, FRACS,,,  Salvage of the DRUJ – from Native Tissue to Metal and Plastic, how and what to choose? Abstract #4058:  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 30; Austin, TX

 

Costas B, Coleman S, Kaufman G, James R, Cohen B, Gaston RG:  Paper 51: A Randomized Phase 2A, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CCH) in the Treatment of Dupuytren's Disease Nodules.  (Abstract): American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 1; Austin, TX

 

Hammert W, Smith G, Gaston RG, Lee S, Shafritz A.   Hand-e 2016 - What is New and How to Get the Most From It Abstract #4089:   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 30, Austin, TX

 

Greenbrier Research Summit; 2016 June 4; Greenbrier, WV

Podium presentations:

Dupuytren’s Disease

Nonunion Radius

“Pro” Athletes –How They Differ

Pediatric Forearm

 

Loeffler BJ, Gaston RG.  A Novel Muscle Transfer for Independent Digital Control with Myoelectric Prostheses. Podium presentation at The First International Symposium on Innovations in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Technologies.  Chicago, IL. May 13 2016. 

 

TriMed Upper Extremity Cadaver Lab; 2016 Apr 16; Charlotte, NC

Podium presentations:

Ulnar Shortening vs. Wafer vs. Other

SLAC/SNAC Wrist

 

It’s Just Tendonitis.  Problems after Trigger and Dequervains Surgery. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Specialty Day; 2016 Mar 5; Orlando, FL

 

Return to Play Guidelines for the NFL.  NFL Combines/ National Football League Physicians Society Meeting; 2016 Feb; Indianapolis, IN

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Electives in Hand Surgery; 2016 Jan 29-30; New Orleans, LA

Podium presentations:

Ulnar Impaction – Diagnosis and Treatment

An Algorithmic Approach to Surgical Treatment of Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Extensor Tendon Injury and Repair

 

Gaston RG, Wertman G, Heisel W.  Upper Extremity Injuries in NASCAR.   NASCAR Summit; 2016 Jan 11; Concord, NC

 

An Algorithmic Approach to Correctly Diagnosing Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain.  OrthoCarolina Wrist Course:  Focus on Techniques in Wrist Arthroplasty and DRUJ; 2015 Nov 14; Charlotte, NC

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2015 Sept 8-12; Seattle, WA

Podium presentations

Failed Cubital Tunnel Decompression-Identifying the Cause(s) with a Treatment Algorithm (PRE03)

Sensory Nerve Transfers for Median and Ulnar Nerve Function – Peripheral Nerve   Reconstruction (PRE05)

Ulnar Head Implant Replacement-Constrained (Schecker): Indications, Outcomes, Personal Experience and Surgical Tips (IC10)     

The Difficult DRUJ (PRE10)

Midcarpal Fusion (PRE10)

 

Brannan P, Gaston RG, Lewis D, Loeffler B.  Complications with the Use of BMP-2 in Scaphoid Nonunion Surgery.  Paper #13: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2015 Sept 11; Seattle, WA

 

Lee S, Kakar S, Gaston RG, Yao J.  Salvage of the DRUJ – From Native Tissue to Metal and Plastic, How and What to Choose?  Abstract #6061:  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2015 Sept 10; Seattle, WA

 

Greenbrier Annual Upper Extremity Summit; 2015 June 6; Greenbrier, WV

Podium presentations:

What’s New in Wrist Arthroscopy

Targeted Muscle Re-innervation

Management of Nonunion Distal Radius

 

Badalamente MA, Hurst LC, Gaston RG, Brown RA, Tursi JP, Smith T.  Prospective Multicenter, Multinational Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Concurrent Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections for Two Dupuytren Contractures in the Same Hand.   International Symposium on Dupuytren’s Disease; 2015 May 22-23; Groningen, The Netherlands

 

Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures – Volar Approach. TriMed Upper Extremity Cadaver Lab; 2015 May 16; Charlotte, NC

 

Duke Review Course; 2015 Apr 17-18; Wilmington, NC

Podium presentations:

Congenital Hand

Use of Memory Staples in Hand Surgery

 

Management of Pediatric Scaphoid Fractures.  Instructional Course:  Headless Screw Fixation of Metacarpal Neck Fractures.  Philadelphia Annual Surgery Symposia; 2015 Mar 7-9; Philadelphia, PA

 

Complications of Elbow Fractures: Parallel vs Perpendicular Plating.  Biomet Masters Elite Education Series; 2014 Nov 15; Miami FL

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2014 Sept 18-20; Boston, MA

Podium presentations:

Advanced Wrist Arthroscopy: Techniques, Pearls and Case Discussion

Revision Peripheral Nerve Surgery…When and How 

 

Shores J, Bosse M, Reider L, MacKenzie E, Gaston RG.  A Prospective Multi-Center Registry of Peripheral Nerve Injuries Associated with Upper and Lower Extremity Orthopedic Trauma.  Abstract podium presentation:   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2014 Sept 18-20; Boston, MA

 

Hurst L, Gaston RG, Brown R. et al.  Multicenter, Multinational Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Concurrent Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections to Treat Multiple Dupuytren’s Contractures.  Abstract podium presentation:   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2014 Sept 18-20; Boston, MA

 

Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Day Invited Guest Professor; 2014 Jun 6; Atlanta, GA

Podium presentations:

Targeted Muscle Re-innervation

Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain: An Algorithmic Approach to Treatment

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand: What Every Hand Surgeon Should Know About the Wrist: Distal Radius, Carpus and Ulnar-sided Wrist Pain Hand; 2014 May 3-4; Austin TX

Podium presentations:

Acute & Chronic SL tears

Distal Radius Dorsal Plating

 

Subluxating ECU Tendon:  Dorsal Transposition.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand/AAHS Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2014 Mar 11-15; New Orleans, LA

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Electives in Hand Surgery; 2014 Feb 7-8; New Orleans, LA 

Podium presentations:

PIP Joint Injuries  

Ulnar Impaction: Diagnosis and Treatment 

Algorithmic Approach to the Surgical Treatment of Ulnar-sided Wrist Pain 

Management of Wrist and Forearm Fractures in Athletes

 

Common Bone and Tendon Injuries in the Athletic Hand.  OrthoCarolina Athletic Injuries of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand; 2014 Jan 18; Charlotte NC

 

Arthroscopic Treatment of Ulnar Impaction and Wrist Arthritis.  Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting; 2013 Nov 8; Las Vegas, NV

 

Instructional Course Lecture -Revision Peripheral Nerve Surgery.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2013 Oct 2-5; San Francisco, CA

 

Colantoni J, Gaston RG, Patt J.  Multiple Osteochondromatosis of the Hand- A Natural History Study.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2013 Oct 2-5;  San Francisco, CA 

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Comprehensive Care of the High Level Athlete; 2013 May 3-4; Chicago, IL

Podium presentations:

Pitfalls in Managing Phalangeal Fractures and PIP Joint Injuries

FDP Avulsions  

 

Biomet Elite Trauma Symposium; 2013 Feb 8-9; Miami, FL

Podium presentation: Metacarpal & Phalangeal Fractures

Podium presentation:  Soft Tissue Repair of the Hand and Wrist 

 

The Use of Position Specific Splinting in Motorsports.   NASCAR Summit Meeting; 2013 Jan 8; Charlotte, NC

 

Arthroscopic Resection of the Distal Ulna.   Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, November 9, 2012

 

Gaston RG. Hammert WC. How to Become Involved in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Young Members Forum;    2012 Sept 4-8. Chicago, IL

 

Phalangeal Fractures.   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2012 Sept 4-8; Chicago, IL

 

Restoration of Pinch.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Masters Techniques in Tendon Repair and Reconstruction; 2012 Aug 3-4; Chicago, IL

 

Complications of Hand Surgery in Patients Following Mastectomy with Lymph Node Dissection.  Southeastern Hand Club; 2012 Apr; Monticello, VA

 

Ward A, Gaston RG, Boatright JB.  Midterm Results of Total Wrist Arthroplasty. 1st Combined Meeting American Society for Surgery of the Hand/Australian Hand Society; 2012 Mar; Kauai, Hawaii

 

Injuries of the Elbow, Wrist, and Hand On and Off the Track Management. NASCAR Summit Meeting; 2012 Jan; Charlotte, NC

 

1st Combined Orthopedic Pathology Course for Adult and Pediatric Hand and Wrist Conditions; 2011 Mar 9-12; Santiago, Chile

Podium presentations:

Madelung’s Deformity

ECU Tendonopathy and Instability

Elbow Capsular Releases

What’s New in Hand Arthroplasty

Wrist Arthroplasty

 

Unique Hand and Wrist Injuries in Athletes.   Oscar Miller Day; 2010 Oct; Charlotte, NC

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2010 Oct; Boston MA

Precourse:  Controversies in Hand Surgery – What Works and What Doesn’t

Podium presentation: Chronic Scapholunate Dissociation: New Techniques

 

Hand and Wrist Arthroplasty.  Bionic Open; 2010 May; Charlotte, NC

 

Gaston RG, Lourie GM:  Anomalous Thenar Musculature Associated with Aberrant Median Nerve Motor Branch Takeoff.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2010 Mar; New Orleans, LA

 

TFCC Tears What Needs to be Repaired and Why.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Electives in Hand Surgery Course; 2010; New Orleans, LA

Podium presentations:

Arthroplasty of the DRUJ- Ablative Procedures

ECU Tendonosis and Instability

Arthroscopic Debridement

TFCC Tears: What Needs to be Repaired and Why

 

Gaston RG, Puckett B, Lourie GM, Peljovich AE, Floyd WE III.  Remodeling Potential of Phalangeal Distal Condylar Malunions in Children. 

Podium presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2009 Sept; San Francisco, CA.

Podium presentation:  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2010; New Orleans, LA

 

Restoration of Pinch.   American Society for Surgery of the Hand Masters Techniques in Tendon Repair and Reconstruction; 2009; Chicago, IL

 

Capo J, Kuremsky M, Gaston RG.  Sesamoid fractures of the lesser digits.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Conference; 2009 Sept; San Francisco, CA

 

Gaston RG, Lourie GM, Koob TJ.  A New Biomaterial; A Prosthesis for Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction.

Podium presentations:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Residents and Fellows Conference; 2006 Sept; Washington, DC

MiMedx Physician Advisory Board Meeting; 2007 Jun; Gulf Breeze, FL   

 

Gaston RG, Cates TF, Blanco JB.  Crossed Pin Versus Lateral Pin Fixation for Type III Supracondylar Fractures in Children: A Prospective, Randomized Study.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2007 Feb; San Diego, CA

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North American Annual Meeting; 2007; Hollywood, FL

           

Gaston RG, Greenberg JA, Hastings H, Mih A, Baltera RM.   Clinical Outcomes of Four Corner Versus Isolated Capitolunate Fusions.

Podium presentations:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2007; Seattle, WA

Tri-State Annual Meeting; 2007; Indianapolis, IN

 

Wound Vac Indications, Applications, and Complications. Indiana Hand Center Occupational Therapist Lecture, 2007

 

Winn JW, Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM.  Distal Condylar Phalangeal Fracture Malunions in Children: Long Term Clinical and Functional Outcomes.  Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Conference; 2007 May; Atlanta, GA

 

Puckett BP, Gaston RG, Lourie GM.  Use of Graft Jacket in Chronic, Recurrent Compressive Neuropathy. 

Podium presentation:  Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Conference; 2007 May; Atlanta, GA

 

Total Elbow Allograft Arthroplasty.   Guest Lecturer Presentation. Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Conference; 2007 May; Atlanta, GA

 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Orthopedic Update for the Primary Care Provider Annual Conference; 2007; Charlotte, NC

 

Gaston RG, Swick MJ, Floyd WE III, Lourie GM:  Pisotriquetral Dysfunction Following Wrist and Intercarpal Arthrodesis.

Podium presentations:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2006

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Annual Meeting, Residents and Fellows Conference San Antonio, TX, 2005

           

Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM:  Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries to the Index Finger Metacarpophalyngeal Joint.

Podium presentation: Georgia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Greensboro, GA, 2004        

 

Gaston RG, Ganey T, Ogden JA:  Facet Independence in the Posterior Vertebral Column.

International Research Society for Spinal Deformities Annual Meeting,Vancouver, Canada, 2004

Poster and Video Theater Presentations

Tait MA, Bracey JW, Gaul JS, Gaston RG, Loeffler BJ.  High Pressure Water Injection Injuries to the Hand:  Perhaps Not a Benign Injury.  E-Poster.  American Association of Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2017 Jan 10-14; Waikoloa, HI

 

Gaston RG, Tait MA, Bracey JW, Lewis DR, Loeffler BJ:  E-Poster: Comparison of Early Outcomes and Complications of Scaphoid Excision and Capitolunate Arthrodesis with Screws Versus Staples;

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX

AAHS Annual Meeting; 2017 Jan 10-14; Waikoloa, HI

 

E-Poster 151: The Incidence of PTSD and Depression in Adults with Operatively Treated Traumatic Brachial Plexus Palsy; American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX

 

Gaston RG, Loeffler BJ, Tait MA, Bracey JW.  Video Theater 8052. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Its Role in Acute Management of Above Elbow Amputations;

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX      

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2017 Mar 14-18; San Diego, CA  Awarded Top Video

 

Video Theater 8046. TFCC All Inside Repair with FasT-Fix; American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX

 

Gaston RG, Hamid N, Odum, S:  “A Validation Study of Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Patients with Upper Extremity Morbidity” (Poster #P276), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2016 Feb 29-Mar 5; Orlando, FL

 

Ode G, Loeffler B, Chadderdon R, Haines N, Scannell B, Patt J, Gaston G.   Knee Arthroscopy simulation Training:  Does it translate to Improved Arthroscopic Proficiency in the Wrist?  

Electronic abstract presentation:  Combined Meeting of the American Association of Hand Surgery Annual and British Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2015 Jan 21-24; Paradise Island, Bahamas

Poster presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2015 Sept 10-12;Seattle, WA

 

Robinson E, Gaston RG.  Surgical Setting and Cost Effectiveness in Trigger Finger Release.  E-Poster: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2014 Sept 18-20; Boston, MA

 

Scannell B, Gaston RG, Frick S, Casey V:  Adolescent Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: Multi-Center Study of Management and Outcomes.  E-Poster presentation: Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2014 Apr 30-May 3; Hollywood CA

 

Colantoni J, Gaston RG, Patt J:  Multiple Osteochondromatosis of the Hand- A Natural History Study.  Poster presentation and Hand & Wrist Guided Poster Tour: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2014 Mar 11-15; New Orleans, LA 

 

Brar R, Owen J, Melikian R, Gaston RG, Wayne JS,  Isaacs JE.   Flexor Digitorum Profundus Reconstruction: A Cadaveric Comparison of Three Techniques.  Poster presentation:  Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting; 2014 Mar 15-18; New Orleans, LA

 

Isaacs J, Brar R, Gaston RG, Melikian R, Owen J, Wayne J: Flexor Digitorum Profundus Avulsions: A Cadaveric Comparison of Three Reconstructive Techniques.  Electronic poster presentation: American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2014 Jan 8-11; Kauai, Hawaii

 

Hemendinger M, Gaston RG et al: The Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MDA Center Tissue Biorepository: Current Procedures Versus Published Guidelines.  Poster presentation:  23rd International Symposium on ALS/MND, December 2012.

 

Loeffler B, Gaston RG, Frick S.  Management and Outcomes of Adolescent Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.  Poster presentation:  Orthopedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting; 2012 Oct 4-6.

 

Kuremsky M, Gaston RG:  All-Inside Arthroscopic Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Repair: Relationship of Key Structures.  Poster presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Conference; 2009 Sept; San Francisco, CA

 

Gaston RG, Ward A, Krempek J.  Intermediate Term Results of Total Wrist Arthroplasty. 

Poster presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2009 Sept; San Francisco, CA

 

Koo B, Gaston RG, Lourie GM:  Relationship of Surgically Repaired Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of the Thumb to the Morphology of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint of the Thumb.  Poster presentation:  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Conference; 2009 Sept; San Francisco, CA

 

Lourie GM, Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Marshall JJ.  Anomolous Thenar Musculature Associated with Aberrant Median Nerve Motor Branch Take-off.  Poster presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2008 Sept; Chicago, IL
 

Puckett B, Lourie GM, Gaston RG:  A New Technique in Managing Recurrent Cubital Tunnel. 

Poster presentation:  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Conference; 2008 Sept; Chicago, IL

 

Gaston RG, Greenberg JA, Hastings H, Mih A, Baltera RM.   Clinical Outcomes of Four Corner Versus Isolated Capitolunate Fusions. St. Vincents Research Day; 2007; Indianapolis, IN

 

Gaston RG, Swick MJ, Floyd WE III, Lourie GM.   Pisotriquetral Dysfunction Following Wrist and Intercarpal Arthrodesis.

Poster presentation:  American Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting; 2007; Asheville, NC

Poster presentation:  Georgia Orthopedic Society; 2005; Greensboro, GA

 

Gaston RG, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM.  Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries to the Index Finger Metacarpophalyngeal Joint.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2004; New York, NY

 

Course Faculty

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Wrist Course; 2017 April 28-29; Denver, CO

Advancements in Upper Extremity Care.  Philadelphia Hand Club Meeting; 2017 Feb 1; Philadelphia, PA

Invited Guest Speaker

Co-Chairman:  OrthoCarolina Bread, Butter and Beyond: A Course on Peripheral Nerve and Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity.  OrthoCarolina; 2016 Nov 19; Charlotte, NC 

Chairman: AO North America Hand and Wrist Fracture Workshop, Charlotte, NC. October 15, 2016.

Chairman: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Electives in Hand Surgery; 2016 Jan 29-30; New Orleans, LA

Welcome & opening remarks: Hand Fractures and Dislocations

Panel Discussion / Q & A – Moderator:  Universal Hand Problems Facing Therapists and Surgeons

Panel Discussion / Q & A / Case Studies – Moderator: Ulnar Sided Wrist Conditions

Opening remarks: Elbow and Shoulder

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2016 Sept 28-Oct 1; Austin, TX

Co-Chair: Precourse 4: Elbow Trauma Reconstruction Lab

Faculty:  Precourse 5: Sustained Research

Faculty:   Resident and Fellow Review Course in Hand Surgery

Faculty:   Precourse 10: Tendon and Nerve Transfers Lab

Faculty: Precourse 11:  Arthroscopy of the Upper Extremity

Faculty: IC15: Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability

Faculty: IC24:  Salvage of the DRUJ

Faculty: IC34: Clinical Research 101

Faculty: IC35: Hand-e 2016

Co-Chair: ICR14: Hand Injuries in the Athlete

Faculty: IC50: Exploring the Boundaries of Wrist Arthroscopy

Faculty: Postcourse 02: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain and ECU: Anatomic Stabilization, Sling

Greenbrier Research Summit; 2016 June 4; Greenbrier, WV

OrthoCarolina/Trimed Upper Extremity Cadaver Course; 2016 Apr 16; Charlotte, NC

American Society for Surgery of the Hand/AAHS Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 5; Orlando, FL

Chairman: OrthoCarolina Wrist Course: Focus on Techniques in Wrist Arthroplasty and DRUJ, Charlotte, NC. November 14, 2015

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA September 8-12, 2015

Faculty:   

Resident and Fellow Review Course in Hand Surgery (Scapholunate ligament tears; TFCC/DRUJ)

Consultation Corner

Nerve Transfer Lab

 

Duke Review Course, Wilmington, NC, April 17-18, 2015

Moderator

 

Philadelphia Annual Surgery Symposia, Philadelphia, PA, March 7-9, 2015

Panelist:  Tread Lightly: Fractures from the Dark Side of the Hand

Panelist:  Scaphoid Controversies: Has that Ship Sailed?

Panelist:  Pediatric Elbow Injuries

 

Biomet Masters Elite Education Series, Miami FL,  November 15, 2014

Course Instructor

 

Smith &Nephew Masters Hand & Wrist Arthroscopy Course, Charlotte, NC, November 8, 2014

Course Faculty

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 18-20, 2014

Moderator / Paper Discusser: Clinical Paper Session #11: Scaphoid / Carpus

 

Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Day Invited Guest Professor, June 6, 2014

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand: What Every Hand Surgeon Should Know About the Wrist: Distal Radius, Carpus and Ulnar-sided Wrist Pain Hand,  Austin TX, May 3-4, 2014

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand/AAHS Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 11-15, 2014

Moderator Sports Symposium

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Electives in Hand Surgery, New Orleans, LA, February 7-8, 2014

 

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 8, 2013

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2-5, 2013

Master Skills Precourse Lab: Tendon Repair and Reconstruction

Management of the Difficult Elbow: Fix It or Replace It

American Society for Surgery of the Hand American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Comprehensive Care of the High Level Athlete, Chicago, IL, May 3-4, 2013

Session 4 Moderator

 

Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, November 9, 2012

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 4-8, 2012

Chairman: Young Members Forum

Precourse 4: Treatment of Hand and Wrist Injuries in Elite Athletes

Panel discussion: Scaphoid Fractures

Panel discussion:  Phalangeal Fractures

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Masters Techniques in Tendon Repair and Reconstruction Chicago, IL, August 3-4, 2012

Laboratory instructor:  Tendon transfers

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting; 2011 Sept; Las Vegas NV

 

1st Combined Orthopedic Pathology Course for Adult and Pediatric Hand and Wrist Conditions, Santiago, Chile, March 9-12, 2011, Invited International Guest Professor

 

Chairman: Oscar Miller Day, Charlotte, NC, October 2010

           

American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2010 Electives in Hand Surgery Course, New Orleans, LA

 

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Masters Techniques in Tendon Repair and Reconstruction Chicago, IL 2009

Laboratory instructor: Tendon transfers

 

 

RESEARCH Awards

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Award Winning Movie:  Gaston RG, Loeffler BJ, Tait MA, Bracey JW.  Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Its Role in Acute Management of Above Elbow Amputations; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2017 Mar 14-18; San Diego, CA 
  • Best Papers (Top 4):   Gaston RG, Osier LK, Loeffler BJ, Chadderdon RC, Ward AW, Hammert WC, Chung KC, Wolf JM:  Paper #2: “Lymphedema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women who are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: A Prospective, Cohort Study”  American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Sept 2016
  • Puckett B, Lourie GM, Gaston RG:  A New Technique in Managing Recurrent Cubital Tunnel. 
  • Poster presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Conference, 2008.
  • 1st place poster presentation, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2008
  • A New Biomaterial for Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction. Joseph H. Boyes Award, Second Runner Up, Podium presentation: American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Conference, 2006
  • 1st Place, Outstanding Resident Research, Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Day. 2006
  • Gaston RG, Cates TF, Blanco JB:  Crossed Pin Versus Lateral Pin Fixation for Type III Supracondylar Fractures in Children: A Prospective, Randomized Study.   Thomas E. Whitesides Award for Most Outstanding Resident Research Paper, Georgia Orthopaedic Society, 2006
  • Pisotriquetral Arthritis Following Wrist and Intercarpal Arthrodesis. 1st Place Outstanding Resident Research, Atlanta Medical Center King Hancock Research Day, 2005Gaston RG, Murawski DE, Peljovich AE, Lourie GM: The Triggering Digit.  First Place: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Resident’s Case Authoring Contest, 2004
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries to the Index Finger Metacarpophalyngeal Joint.  Thomas E. Whitesides Award for Most Outstanding Resident Research Paper, Georgia Orthopaedic Society, 2004  
  • Most Outstanding Paper, Southeastern Hand Club, 2004

 

Grants

Title: A Multi-Institutional Prospective Observational Study on Nerve Repair and Reconstruction Associated with Major Extremity Trauma  (METRC)

Grant:  $2,491,232   (9/30/2015-9/29/2019)

Principal investigators: Gaston RG, Shores J

2015 Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Project (PRORP) Award Recipient.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2010) Clinical Grant $20,000

Lymphedema Following Elective Hand and Wrist Surgery in Women Who Are Post Axillary Lymph Node Dissection:  A Prospective, Randomized, Clinical Trial

WRIST Study, NIH Funded prospective, multi-center, randomized study looking at the results of ORIF vs. ex-fix vs. CRPP for distal radius fractures in the elderly.  Lead investigator is Dr. Kevin Chung.  Dr. Glenn Gaston serves as the OrthoCarolina site P.I.

Team

  • Clinical – Dawn   
  • Surgery Scheduler – Tonya     
  • Administrative Assistant/Fellowship Coordinator – Suzette
  • Xiaflex Coordinator – Barbara Johnson-Baldwin, 704-323-3171   
  • Congenital Hand / Brachial Plexus / Upper Extremity AMPutee Clinic Coordinator – Angela Whidbee, 704-323-3053  
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