Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
I specialize in
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
I have been in practice
I'm known for
Bone fracture repair
My answers and insights have
Saved 2 lives
Helped 636,948 people
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A highly trained academic pediatric orthopedist with a doctoral degree and a physical therapy degree. What a great combination!
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
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I've won the following awards
Top Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, National
Most Influential, Scranton, PA
Thought Leader, Scranton, PA
HealthTap Founding Doctor
Vancomycin prophylaxis of surgical site infection in clean orthopedic surgery.
Orthopedics, 36, 138-46 (2013)
Comparison of arthroscopic osteochondral substitute grafting and remplissage for engaging Hill-Sachs lesions.
Orthopedics, 36, e38-43 (2013)
The impact of residency and fellowship training on the practice of microsurgery by members of the american society for surgery of the hand.
Annals of plastic surgery, 69, 451-8 (2012)
Level of evidence gap in orthopedic research.
Orthopedics, 35, e1416-9 (2012)
The 50 most cited articles in pediatric orthopedic surgery.
Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 21, 463-8 (2012)
Orthopaedic aspects of child abuse.
Instructional course lectures, 62, 399-403 (2013)
Clinical results of the excision of heterotopic bone around the elbow: a systematic review.
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.] (2013)
Orthopaedic Residency Applications Increase After Implementation of 80-hour Workweek.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research (2013)
Absorbable and non-absorbable cement augmentation in fixation of intertrochanteric femur fractures: systematic review of the literature.
Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery (2013)
Isolated distal radial metaphyseal fractures with an intact ulna: risk factors for loss of reduction.
Journal of children's orthopaedics, 5, 459-64 (2011)
What's New in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 94, 2106-11 (2012)
Level of evidence of presentations at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meetings.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 94, e50 (2012)
Fifty most cited articles in orthopedic shoulder surgery.
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.], 21, 1796-802 (2012)
Factors affecting interest in orthopedics among female medical students: a prospective analysis.
Orthopedics, 34, e919-32 (2011)
Primary total joint arthroplasty performed in operating rooms following cases of known infection.
Orthopedics, 34, e541-5 (2011)
The increased financial burden of further proposed orthopaedic resident work-hour reductions.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 93, e31 (2011)
Surgical resection of heterotopic bone about the elbow: an institutional experience with traumatic and neurologic etiologies.
The Journal of hand surgery, 36, 798-803 (2011)
Spinal cord compression in a patient with multiple hereditary exostoses caused by breast adenocarcinoma metastatic to osteochondromas of the spine: case report.
Spine, 31, E920-4 (2006)
Computed tomography-guided navigation of thoracic pedicle screws for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis results in more accurate placement and less screw removal.
Spine, 37, E473-8 (2012)
Athletic performance outcomes following lumbar discectomy in professional basketball players.
Spine, 35, 825-8 (2010)
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Is gas linked to scoliosis? I have bad gas all the time after eating. I also have bad scoliosis and it is low down on my back. I'm having spinal fusion soon, do you think potentially this is why I get gas? Maybe my intestines are being pushed to the side In brief: UnlikelyABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE SCOLIOSIS BOWEL FUSION INTESTINE SPINAL FUSIONSee 2 more answers
Doc is it for surgery if i have a disc protrusion @ L5-S1? Thank you! In brief: Not necessarily
if there is no weakness or bowel or bladder changes it is reasonable and prudent to trial non operative care such as physical therapySURGERY
My whole left side of my body is weaker than my right. I have numbness around my ankles and my left shin. My left arm is aching and burns! ? In brief: Go see MD
left sided weakness can be neurological and should be worked up i recommend seeing your primary MD ASAPNUMBNESS OR TINGLING
I have upward anterior left SC joint dislocation but it's been 6weeks wnna have surgery what r the risks and can it really be back as it once were? In brief: Not necessaryDISLOCATION JOINT DISLOCATION SURGERY
Repair of anterior SC dislocation is elective and mostly cosmetic (you trade a bump for a scar) posterior dislocation is fixed urgently or emergently if there is vascular or tracheal embarrassment.
What can cause moderate scoliosis in a 24 y/o? Was never diagnosed with it as a kid. My back hurts all the time, but not sure if related to scoliosis? In brief: MaybeSee 1 more answer
People with scoliosis have more acute and chronic back pain than people without scoliosis.
It was likely present when you were younger but never picked up. If there are fevers weight loss or night pain see an orthopedist.ABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE BACK PAIN CHILDREN SCOLIOSIS PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY CHILD KIDS
I've got mild scoliosis which has forced my spine to twist, making one side of my ribs concave. I can feel a pop when twisting on this side (lower)?? In brief: UnclearABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE SCOLIOSIS
Depends on when you have seen your Dr last.
Is breaststroke swim technique bad for your scoliosis? why is that? And if it is bad which swim technique will you recommend to help treat scoliosis? Thank you In brief: Not particularly
No particular exercise has been proven to help or hurt structural curves.
Exercise is however healthy and can be helpful to decrease painABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE BREASTSTROKE SCOLIOSIS
I'm 21 and recently found that I have dextro scoliosis.. can exercise help ? In brief: YesSee 1 more answer
Exercise can help with the pain but not with the structural abnormalityABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE EXERCISE OR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SCOLIOSIS
I'm 24yrs old already. Lately diagnosed of mild scoliosis. Dextroconvex 5degree & levoconvex 7degree. Will it worsen? I have back strain everyday. In brief: It will not worsen
Data suggest that curves less than 45 degrees do not get worse after skeletal maturity.
The biggest curve is 7 degrees this is considered "postural asymmetry"and not truly scoliosisABNORMAL CURVATURE OF THE SPINE SCOLIOSIS