Anna N. Miller, MD, FACSAnna N. Miller, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Selected Publications

Barshes NR, Vavra AK, Miller A, Brunicardi FC, Goss JA, Sweeney JF. General surgery as a career: A
contemporary review of factors central to medical student specialty choice.
J Am Coll Surg 2004 Nov;
199(5): 792-9. PMID:15501122

O’Brien SJ, Miller AN, Drakos MC. Arthroscopic Subdeltoid Approach to the Biceps Transfer. Operative
Techniques in Sports Medicine. 2007 Jan; 15(1): 20-26

Beksac B, Bek D, Miller AN, Salvati EA. Thompson hip hemiarthroplasty: Asymptomatic after 44 years a
case report. Inj Extra 2008; 39: 264-266. 10.1016/j.injury.2008.02.026

Boraiah S, Dyke JP, Hettrich C, Parker RJ, Miller A, Helfet D, Lorich D. Assessment of vascularity of the femoral head using gadolinium (Gd-DTPA)-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: A cadaver study. J Bone Joint Surg (Br) 2009; 91(1): 131-7. 10.1302/0301-620X.91B1.21275. PMID:19092018

Kepler CK, Nho SJ, Miller AN, Barie PS, Lyden JP. Orthopaedic injuries associated with fall from floor
J Orthop Trauma 2009; 23: 154-8. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e318193bc8d. PMID:19169110

Miller AN, Su EP, Bostrom MPG, Nestor BJ, Padgett DE. Incidence of ceramic liner malseating in Trident
acetabular shell.
Clin Orthop Relat Res 2009; 467(6):1552-6. 10.1007/s11999-009-0770-5. PMID:19280269

Miller AN, Carroll EA, Parker RJ, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Direct visualization for syndesmotic stabilization
of ankle fractures.
Foot Ankle Int 2009; 30(5): 419-26. 10.3113/FAI.2009.0419. PMID:19439142

Boraiah S, Paul O, Parker RJ, Miller AN, Hentel KD, Lorich DG. Osteochondral lesions of talus associated
with ankle fractures.
Foot Ankle Int 2009; 30(6): 481-5. 10.3113/FAI.2009.0481. PMID:19486623

Miller AN, Paul O, Boraiah S, Parker RJ, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Functional outcomes after syndesmotic
screw fixation and removal.
J Orthop Trauma 2010; 24: 12-16. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181c6e199. PMID: 20035172

Drakos ME, Hillstrom H, Voos JE, Miller AN, Kraszewski AP, Wickiewicz TL, Warren RF, Allen AA,
OBrien SJ. The effect of the shoe-surface interface in the development of anterior cruciate ligament strain. J Biomech Eng 2010; 132(1):011003: 1-7. 10.1115/1.4000118. PMID:20524741

Miller AN, Carroll EA, Parker RJ, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Posterior malleolar stabilization of syndesmotic
injuries is equivalent to screw fixation.
Clin Orthop Relat Res 2010 Apr; 468(4): 1129-35. 10.1007/
s11999-009-1111-4. PMID:19798540

Miller AN, Prasarn ML, Lorich DG, Helfet DL. The radiological evaluation of acetabular fractures in the
J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010 Apr; 92(4): 560-4. 10.1302/0301-620X.92B4.23494. PMID:20357335

Prasarn ML, Miller AN, Dyke JP, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Arterial anatomy of the talus: A cadaver and
gadolinium-enhanced MRI study.
Foot Ankle Int 2010 Nov; 31(11): 987-93. 10.3113/FAI.2010.0987.

Sala F, Thabet AM, Castelli F, Miller AN, Capitani D, Lovisetti G, Talamonti T, Singh S. Bone transport for postinfectious segmental tibial bone defects with a combined Ilizarov/ Taylor Spatial Frame technique. J Orthop Trauma 2011 Mar; 25(3):162-8. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181e5e160. PMID:21321507

Miller AN, Prasarn ML, Dyke JP, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Quantitative assessment of vascularity of the talus
using gadolinium (Gd-DTPA)-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jun
15;93(12):1116-21. 10.2106/JBJS.J.00693. PMID:21776548

Miller AN, Routt MLC. Variations in sacral morphology and implications for iliosacral screw fixation. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Jan;20(1):8-16. 10.5435/JAAOS-20-01-008. PMID:22207514

Lovisetti G, Sala F, Miller AN, Thabet AM, Zottola V, Capitani, D. Clinical reliability of closed techniques
and comparison with open strategies to achieve union at the docking site.
Int Orthop 2012 Apr; 36(4): 817 – 825. 10.1007/s00264-011-1260-4 PMID: 21505801. PMCID: PMC3311812

Nazir OF, Miller A. Hamstring Impingement from an oblique proximal tibial locking screw: A case report. Injury Extra 2012 Apr 26; 10.1016/j.injury.2012.04.005

Jeffcoat DM, Carroll EA, Huber FG, Goldman AT, Miller AN, Lorich DG, Helfet DL. Operative treatment of acetabular fractures in an older population through a limited ilioinguinal approach. J Orthop Trauma 2012
May; 26(5):284-9. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31821e10a2 PMID: 21926638

Carroll EA, Schweppe M, Langfitt M, Miller AN, Halvorson JJ. Management of humeral shaft fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 Jul;20(7):423-33. 10.5435/JAAOS-20-07-423. PMID:22751161

Castillo RC, Mackenzie EJ, Bosse MJ; METRC Investigators (From Wake Forest Core Site: Carroll EA, Miller AN, Scott AT, Smith BP, Smith TL, Teasdall RD). Measurement of functional outcomes in the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC). J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012;20 Suppl 1:S59-63. 10.5435/JAAOS-20-08-S59. PMID:22865139

Miller AN, Barei DP, Iaquinto JM, Ledoux WR, Beingessner DM. Iatrogenic syndesmosis malreduction via clamp and screw placement. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Feb;27(2):100-6. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31825197cb. PMID:22549032

Miller AN, Carroll EA, Pilson HT. Trans-abdominal gunshot wounds of the hip and pelvis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2013;21:286-292. 10.5435/JAAOS-21-05-286 PMID:23637147

Langfitt MK, Halvorson JJ, Scott AT, Smith BP, Russell GB, Jinnah RH, Miller AN, Carroll EA. Distal locking using an electromagnetic field guided computer based real time system for Orthopaedic trauma patients. J Orthop Trauma 2013: 27(7): 367-372. PMID:23429175

Miller AN, Krieg JC, Routt MLC. Technical Trick: Lateral sacral imaging in the morbidly obese. J Orthop Trauma 2013 May;27(5):e122-4. 10.1097/BOT. 0b013e31826046b0. PMID:22648043

Hageman MG, Guitton TG, Ring D, Science of Variation Group. How surgeons make decisions when the evidence is inconclusive. J Hand Surg AM, 2013 June;38(6):1202-8. 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.032. PMID: 23647639

Sala F, Marinoni E, Miller AN, Pesenti G, Castelli F, Alati S, Coppadoro A, Capitani D. Evaluation of an
endoscopic procedure for the treatment of docking site nonunion.
J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Oct;27(10):569-75.
10.1097/BOT.0b013e31829484f6. PMID: 23571294

Neuhaus V, Bot AG, Guitton TG, et al. Scapula fractures: interobserver reliability of classifications and treatment. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar;28(3):124-9. 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31829673e2. PMID: 23629469

Braun B, Gries L, Hildreth AN, Miller AN. Moped collisions among patients with revoked drivers’ licenses are a significant public health problem: A retrospective cohort study. Am Surg. 2014 Aug;80(8):792-5. PMID: 25105400

Hagen JE, Miller AN, Ott SM, Gardner M, Morshed S, Jeray K, Alton TB, Ren D, Abblitt WP, Kreig JC. Association of atypical femur fractures with bisphosphonate use by patients with varus hip geometry. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov19;96(22):1905-9. 10.2106/JBJS.N.00075. PMID:25410509

Doud A, Weaver A, Talton J, Barnard R, Meredith W, Stitzel J, Miller P, Miller AN. Has the incidence of thoracolumbar spine injuries increased in the United States from 1998-2011? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan; 473(1):297-304. 10.1007/s11999-014-3870-9. PMID:25115589

Haws BE, Wuertzer S, Lenchik L, Miller AN. Misclassification of pelvic ring injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Apr. 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000345. J Orthop Trauma 2015:29:460-4. PMID: 25866941

Miller AN, Lake AF, Emory CL. Establishing a fracture liaison service: An orthopaedic approach. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Apr 15; 97(8):675-681. PMID:25878314

Weaver AA, Beavers KM, Hightower RC, Lynch SK, Miller AN, Stitzel JD. Lumbar bone mineral density phantom-less computed tomography measurements and correlation with age and fracture incidence. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015 Oct 8;16 Suppl 2:S153-60. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2015.1054029. PMID: 26436225

Marquez-Lara A, Hutchinson ID, Nunez JR F, Smith TL, Miller ANNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and bone healing:  A systematic review of research quality.  JBJS Reviews, 2016 Mar; 4(3):e4.

Gupta P, Barnwell JC, Lenchik L, Wuertzer SD, Miller ANSpinopelvic dissociation: Computed tomographic evaluation of fracture patterns and associated injuries.  Emerg Radiol [Epub ahead of print]
2016 Jun; 23(3):235-40. doi: 10.1007/s10140-016-1383-4.  Epub 2016 Feb 25.  PMID:  26914807

Miller AN, Deal D, Green J, Houle T, Brown B, Thore C, Stump D, Webb LX.   Use of the reamer/irrigator/aspirator decreases carotid and cranial embolic events in a canine model.  J Bone Joint Surg Am

Haws BE, Braun BM, Creech TB, Barnard ER, Miller ANIs there a seasonal influence on Orthopaedic surgical wound infection rates?  J Surg Orthop Adv 2016 25(3):172-175.  PMID:  27791974

Haws BE, Wuertzer S, Raffield L, Lenchik L, Miller ANCriteria for level 1 and level 2 trauma codes:  Are pelvic ring injuries undertriaged?  World J Orthop Ms NO: 24988 2016 Aug 7(8):481-486.  doi:  10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.481

Claessen FM, Stoop N, Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, van den Bekerom MP, Ring D, Miller ANInterpretation of Post-operative Distal Humerus Radiographs after Internal Fixation: Prediction of Later Loss of Fixation.  J Hand Surg AM 2016 Aug 10 Epub doi:  10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.094.  PMID: 27522299

Jones DA, Gaewsky JP, Kelley ME, Weaver AA, Miller AN, Stitzel JD.  Lumbar vertebrae fracture injury risk in finite element reconstruction of CIREN and NASS fontal motor vehicle crashes.  Traffic Injury Prevention.  2016 Sep;17 Suppl 1:109-15. doi: 10.1080/15389588.  .1195495.  PMID:  27586111

ffarzadeh M, Hightower RC, Talton JW, Miller AN, Stitzel JD, Weaver AA.  Multicenter analysis of CIREN occupant lumbar bone mineral density and correlation with age and fracture incidenceTraffic Injury Prevention 2016 Sept;17 Suppl 1:34-41.  doi: 10.1080/15389588.2016.1203429

Abadie B, Leas D, Cannada L, Malm P, Morwood M, Howes C, Zura R, Healy K, Avery M, Schlatterer D, Miller ANDoes Screw Configuration or Fibular Osteotomy Decrease Healing Time in Exchange Tibial Nailing?  J Orthop Trauma 2016 Nov 30(11):622–626.  doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000647.  PMID:  27437613

Mesfin A, Li X, Dickens JF, Alolabi B, Miller AN.  The Orthopaedic Forum – The 2015 AOA North American Traveling Fellowship.  J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016 Nov 16; (98)22:e100(1-6).

Holst DC, Carr JB, Miller, ANAlcohol, Injuries, and Outcomes Comparing Injured Moped and Motorcycle Drivers.  Am Surg. 2016 Sep 82(9):254-256.  PMID:  27670539

Miller AN. Evaluation of common musculoskeletal injuries in the urgent setting. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2016;12:10514.

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