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J. Eric Gordon, MD

J. Eric Gordon, MD
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Specialty
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests
Evaluation and treatment of lower extremity angulatory and rotational deformities, simple and complex upper and lower extremity fractures, external fixation, trauma, treatment of pediatric hip conditions, congenital and developmental problems, neuromuscular problems in children, Blount’s disease (Tibia Vara)

Research Interests
Limb lengthening, correction of lower extremity angulatory and rotational deformities, common and difficult pediatric fractures, and development of pediatric fixation devices.

Dr. Gordon is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopaedics. His primary interests include the treatment of limb length discrepancy in children and adults as well as hip problems in children and adolescents. He is also interested in the continuing development of a pediatric femoral nail, the treatment of difficult pediatric fractures and reconstructive procedures for lower extremity deformities.

Lee T. Ford Award for Academic Achievement, 2002; Group 4.8: Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery Education, 2002; Group 4.8: Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Surgery Education, 2004, Best Doctors in America®, 2009-present.

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Certified 1996; Recertified as Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certified August 2003 through December 2016

Medical Degree
University of California – Davis

Orthopaedic Surgery, Creighton-Nebraska Health Foundation (Creighton University and University of Nebraska)

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children

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