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Bio

Christopher Dy, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Blog: Nerve Conditions and Injuries in the Hand and Arm

Clinical Specialty
Hand and Wrist Surgery, Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery

Clinical Interests
Dr. Dy has clinical interests in brachial plexus injury, peripheral nerve surgery, compression neuropathy, nerve grafting, nerve transfer, nerve repair, nerve decompression, carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, hand fractures, wrist fractures, distal radius fractures and hand surgery.

Research Interests
Dr. Dy has research interests in health services research, health policy research, health care disparities, health care delivery science, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries and qualitative outcomes assessments.

Background
Dr. Dy received his medical degree and masters of public health degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. He completed an internship at the New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY, then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency and postdoctoral research fellowship in health services at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. During this time, he received the Young Investigator research grant from the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Dy then went on to complete a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Reflecting his interest in health services and health policy  research, Dr. Dy has been selected by the AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship and the AAOS Musculoskeletal Healthcare Disparities Symposium. Dr. Dy is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Association for Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Association and AO North America.

Medical Degree
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Graduate Degree
Masters in Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Internship
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Research Fellowship
NIH NIAMS T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Health Services), Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Fellowship
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

International Training: Hand, Peripheral Nerve, and Microvascular Surgery
Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China (Professor Weiyang Gao)
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India (Professor Raja Sabapathy)
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (Professor David Chuang)

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