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Philip Blazar, MD
Associate Orthopedic Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Narrative:

Investigative Interests: Hand and Wrist Arthritis, Distal Radius Fractures, Surgical Complications, Validity of Levels of Evidence


Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Zhang D, Earp BE, Blazar P. Rates of Complications and Secondary Surgeries After In Situ Cubital Tunnel Release Compared With Ulnar Nerve Transposition: A Retrospective Review. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Apr; 42(4):294.e1-294.e5.

2. Nikac V, Blazar P, Earp B, Weissman BN. Radiographic and surgical considerations in arthritis surgery of the hand. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 May; 46(5):591-604.

3. Luther GA, Murthy P, Blazar PE. Cost of Immediate Surgery Versus Non-operative Treatment for Trigger Finger in Diabetic Patients. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Nov; 41(11):1056-1063.

4. Zhao JZ, Hadley S, Floyd E, Earp BE, Blazar PE. The Impact of Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum Introduction on Dupuytren Treatment Patterns in the United States. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Oct; 41(10):963-968.

5. Kamal RN, Ring D, Akelman E, Yao J, Ruch DS, Richard M, Ladd A, Got C, Blazar P, Kakar S. Quality Measures in Upper Limb Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Mar 16; 98(6):505-10.

6. Singh M, Sisk G, Carty M, Sampson C, Blazar P, Dyer G, Earp B, Pribaz J, Pomahac B, Talbot SG. Functional Outcomes after Bilateral Hand Transplantation: A 3.5-Year Comprehensive Follow-Up. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):185-9.

7. Kamal RN, Kakar S, Ruch D, Richard MJ, Akelman E, Got C, Blazar P, Ladd A, Yao J, Ring D. Quality Measurement: A Primer for Hand Surgeons. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 May; 41(5):645-51.

8. Waters MJ, Belsky MR, Blazar PE, Leibman MI, Ruchelsman DE. Collagenase enzymatic fasciotomy for Dupuytren contracture in patients on chronic immunosuppression. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Nov; 44(11):518-21.

9. Blazar PE, Floyd WE, Han CH, Rozental TD, Earp BE. Prognostic Indicators for Recurrent Symptoms After a Single Corticosteroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Oct 07; 97(19):1563-70.

10. Blazar PE, Floyd EW, Earp BE. The quantitative role of flexor sheath incision in correcting Dupuytren proximal interphalangeal joint contractures. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul; 41(6):609-13.