Mark S. Vrahas, MD, MHCDS

Mark S. Vrahas, MD, MHCDS
Distinguished Professor
Levin/Gordon Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics in honor of Myles Cohen, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Vrahas is the Levin-Gordon Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics, and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cedar-Sinai. He graduated from the University Of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he also completed his orthopaedic residency. During residency he took a year off for a post doc research fellowship at the University of Iowa in biomechanics. Following residency he completed a fellowship in trauma and joint reconstruction under Dr. Marvin Tile at the University of Toronto. After fellowship, he visited Europe on an AO Fellowship spending one month with Reinhold Ganz in Bern, two months with Harold Tscherne in Hannover, and one month with Emile Letournel in Paris. He took his first faculty position at Penn State’s Hershey Medical Center, and in 1992 moved to New Orleans to become the Chief of orthopaedic Trauma at Charity Hospital. In 1999 he moved to Boston to start the combined orthopaedic trauma services at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his tenure in Boston as the Robert W. Lovett Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, at Harvard Medical School, the Chairman of the Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Initiative, and the Vice Chairman of Orthopaedics at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Vrahas is a internationally recognized expert in the management of orthopaedic trauma in general, and pelvic and acetabular fractures in particular. His current research interests are in Health Services Research and outcome assessment.

All Sessions by Mark S. Vrahas, MD, MHCDS

Saturday, December 12, 2020
7:23 AM - 7:23 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 65-Year-Old Skiier Who Slipped Coming Down The Mountain & Heard A Crack In His Knee 10 Years After His Total Knee Replacement Trauma
Panel Moderator:Richard F. Kyle, MD
7:23 AM - 7:29 AM
(6 min)
Pro: When The Brace Is Adequate To Heal The Periprosthetic Knee Fracture: My Limited Indications When Not To Forget Its Use - The Canadian Thought Trauma
7:29 AM - 7:35 AM
(6 min)
Pro: When To Use A Plate, Nail, Or Allograft? How I Make The Right Decision To Salvage The Problem Trauma
7:35 AM - 7:41 AM
(6 min)
Pro: How Do I Know If The Implant Is Loose & Needs Revision In My Preoperative Planning Trauma
8:08 AM - 8:08 AM
(0 min)
Section Moderator:Mark S. Vrahas, MD, MHCDS
8:08 AM - 8:08 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 32-Year-Old Female Cyclist Is Hit By A Motorcyclist & Sustains Femur Fracture Trauma
Debate Moderator:Mark S. Vrahas, MD, MHCDS
8:08 AM - 8:14 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Supine Antegrade Nailing Solves All The Problems: I Have The Answers Trauma
8:14 AM - 8:20 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Retrograde Nailing Is The Way To Go: Let Me Tell You Why Trauma
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM
(5 min)
Honored Professor Comments & Insight: What I Have Learned Through The Years: Let Me Tell You My Thoughts About Femur Fractures Trauma
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Reverse Complex Hip Fractures, Intra-articular Distal Femur Fractures, Tibial Fracture Non-Unions, Hip Fractures Needing Joint, Use Of Biologics For Lower Extremity Trauma Trauma
11:14 AM - 11:19 AM
(5 min)
Evolving Technique Update: The Distal Tibial Fracture: Should I Worry About The Fibula? When I Do? Trauma
11:27 AM - 12:00 PM
(33 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Femur Fractures, Tibial Plateau Fractures With & Without Ligament Injuries, The Distal Tibia Trauma

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