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Charles Goldfarb, MD

Charles Goldfarb, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Pediatric and Adolescent Musculoskeletal Diseases, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Orthopedic Surgery
Co-Chief, Hand and Wrist Service

Medical Director, WU Orthopedics/Chesterfield

Goldfarb CA.  Congenital Hand Surgery Research and Education: Observations of the 2009- 2010 Bunnell Traveling FellowJ Hand Surg., 2011; 36A: 699-702

Goldfarb CA, Strauss NL, Wall LB, Calfee RP.  Defining Ulnar Variance in the Adolescent Wrist: Measurement Technique and Inter-observer Reliability. J Hand Surg.  2011; 36A: 272-77

Calfee R, Manske PR, Gelberman RH, Van Steyn MO, and Goldfarb CAClinical Assessment of the Ulnar Nerve at the Elbow: Reliability of Instability Testing and the Association of Instability with Clinical Symptoms.  J Bone Joint Surgery. 2010; 92: 2801-8

Calfee RP, Sutter M, Steffen JA, and Goldfarb CASkeletal and Chronological Ages in American Adolescents: Current Findings in Skeletal Maturation. J Child Ortho 4(5), 467- 470, 2010

Pike JM, Manske PR, Steffen JA, Goldfarb CAUlnocarpal Epiphyseal Arthrodesis for Recurrent Deformity after Centralization for Radial Longitudinal Deficiency.  J Hand Surg 35: 1755-61, 2010

Goldfarb CATransfer of the Patient with Musculoskeletal Injuries to a Level-1 Trauma Center: Is the System Working? Invited Commentary:  J Orthop Trauma, 24: 360-1, 2010

Van Zeeland NL, Bae DS, Goldfarb CAIntra Articular Radial Head Fracture in the Skeletally Immature Patient: Progressive Radial Head Subluxation and Rapid Radiocapitellar Degeneration. J Ped Orthopedics.  2011; 31:124-129

Goldfarb CA, Holmes LB, Sathienkijkanchai A, and Robin NH.  Amniotic Constriction Band: A multidisciplinary Assessment of Etiology and Clinical Presentation. J Bone Joint Surg  91 (Supplement 4): 68-75, 2009.

Langer JS, Manske PR, Steffen JA, Hu C, Goldfarb CA.  Thumb in the Plane of the Hand- Characterization and Results of Operative Treatment.  J Hand Surg 34A (10): 1795-801, 2009

Goldfarb CA, Monroe E, Steffen J, and Manske PR.  Incidence and Treatment of Complications, Suboptimal Outcomes, and Functional Deficiencies after Pollicization.  J Hand Surg 34A: 1291-7, 2009

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