Todd Blumberg, MD

Orthopedics

On staff since September 2017

  • Other Publications

    • Bram JT, Baldwin KD, Blumberg TJ
      Gram Stain is Not Clinically Relevant in Treatment of Pediatric Septic Arthritis.
      30036290 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2018 Oct. : 38(9)e536-e540
    • Blumberg TJ, DeFrancesco CJ, Miller DJ, Pandya NK, Flynn JM, Baldwin KD
      Firearm-associated Fractures in Children and Adolescents: Trends in the United States 2003-2012.
      29727408 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2018 Aug. : 38(7)e387-e392
    • Schmitz MR, Blumberg TJ, Nelson SE, Sees JP, Sankar WN
      What's New in Pediatric Hip?
      29554020 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2018 July : 38(6)e300-e304
    • Jackson TJ, Blumberg TJ, Shah AS, Sankar WN
      Inappropriately Timed Pediatric Orthopaedic Referrals From the Emergency Department Result in Unnecessary Appointments and Financial Burden for Patients.
      29324529 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2018 March : 38(3)e128-e132
    • Blumberg TJ, Woelber E, Bellabarba C, Bransford R, Spina N
      Predictors of increased cost and length of stay in the treatment of postoperative spine surgical site infection.
      28739477 The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society, 2018 Feb. : 18(2)300-306
    • Cahill PJ, Samdani AF, Brusalis CM, Blumberg T, Asghar J, Bastrom TP, Pasha S, Refakis CA, Pahys JM, Flynn JM, Harms Study Group., Sponseller PD
      Youth and Experience: The Effect of Surgeon Experience on Outcomes in Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis Surgery.
      29287818 Spine deformity, 2018 Jan. : 6(1)54-59
    • DeFrancesco CJ, Blumberg TJ, Chauvin NA, Sankar WN
      An improved method for measuring hip abduction in spica after surgical reduction for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
      28904633 Journal of children's orthopaedics, 2017 Aug. 1 : 11(4)277-283 PMCID:PMC5584496
    • Blumberg TJ, Bremjit P, Bompadre V, Steinman S
      Forearm Fixation is Not Necessary in the Treatment of Pediatric Floating Elbow.
      27203822 Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 2016 May 19
    • Thomas JG, Hwang SW, Blumberg TJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A
      Correlation between shunt series and scoliosis radiographs in children with myelomeningoceles.
      22978435 Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2012 Nov. : 17(5)410-4
    • Hwang SW, Thomas JG, Blumberg TJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A
      Kyphectomy in patients with myelomeningocele treated with pedicle screw-only constructs: case reports and review.
      21721891 Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2011 July : 8(1)63-70
    • Blumberg TJ, Natoli RM, Athanasiou KA
      Effects of doxycycline on articular cartilage GAG release and mechanical properties following impact.
      18183627 Biotechnology and bioengineering, 2008 June 15 : 100(3)506-15
    • Hayman DM, Blumberg TJ, Scott CC, Athanasiou KA
      The effects of isolation on chondrocyte gene expression.
      16995790 Tissue engineering, 2006 Sept. : 12(9)2573-81

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    “Open reduction of closed pediatric tibia fractures treated with intramedullary stabilization does not increase risk of post-operative complications”. POSNA Annual Meeting 2019 Charlotte NC 2019
    “Gram Stain is Not Clinically Relevant in Management of Pediatric Septic Arthritis” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV 2019
    "Gram Stain is Not Clinically Relevant in Management of Pediatric Septic Arthritis” Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. Austin, TX 2018
    “Pre-operative Halo-Gravity Traction: Can it Replace a Vertebral Column Resection?” Scoliosis Research Society Meeting Philadelphia, PA. 2017
    “Who Gets Staged Surgery in Severe Pediatric Spinal Deformity?” Scoliosis Research Society Meeting Philadelphia, PA. 2017
    “Age at reduction a significant risk factor for pelvic osteotomy in developmental hip dysplasia” POSNA Annual Meeting Indianapolis, IN 2016
    Age at reduction a significant risk factor for pelvic osteotomy in developmental hip dysplasia Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Indianapolis, IN April 2016
    “Correlation between Shunt Series and Scoliosis radiographs: can shunt series radiographs be used to reliably screen for scoliosis?” International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques. Copenhagen, Denmark 2011
    “Does a Longer Wait for Surgery Affect Patient Satisfaction After Total Hip Arthroplasty?” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 2011
    “Molecular Agents for Ameliorating Impact-Induced Cartilage Injury.” Rice University Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering Symposium. Houston, TX 2006
    “Acute effects of impact on chondrocyte viability.” Rice University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Houston, TX 2005

Overview

Medical/Professional School

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Clinical Interests

Scoliosis in adolescents, Non-surgical scoliosis treatment - including Schroth Method and bracing, Kyphosis. Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), Perthes disease, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), Trauma and Fractures, Hip and spine disorders in cerebral palsy.