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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

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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. Zhao JZ, Blazar PE, Mora AN, Earp BE. Range of Motion Measurements of the Fingers Via Smartphone Photography. Hand (N Y). 2019 Jan 28; 1558944718820955.

2. Ting BL, Blazar PE, Collins JE, Mora AN, Salajegheh MK, Amato AA, Earp BE. Median Nerve Ultrasonography Measurements Correlate With Electrodiagnostic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Severity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Jan 01; 27(1):e17-e23.

3. Zhang D, Janssen SJ, Blazar P, Earp BE. Predictors of Future Contralateral Carpal Tunnel Release at the Time of Unilateral Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Dec 19.

4. Zhang D, Earp BE, Blazar P. Utility of 'baseline' electrodiagnostic studies for carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Mar; 44(3):273-277.

5. Zhang D, Collins J, Earp BE, Blazar P. Relationship of Carpal Tunnel Release and New Onset Trigger Finger. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Jan; 44(1):28-34.

6. Earp BE, Silver JA, Mora AN, Blazar PE. Implementing a Postoperative Opioid-Prescribing Protocol Significantly Reduces the Total Morphine Milligram Equivalents Prescribed. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Oct 03; 100(19):1698-1703.

7. Roberts HJ, Zhang D, Earp BE, Blazar P, Dyer GSM. Patient self-reported utility of hand surgery online patient education materials. Musculoskeletal Care. 2018 12; 16(4):458-462.

8. Raizman NM, Blazar PE. AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria: Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 03 15; 26(6):e131-e133.

9. Balch Samora J, Blazar PE, Lifchez SD, Bal BS, Drolet BC. Mobile Messaging Communication in Health Care: Rules, Regulations, Penalties, and Safety of Provider Use. JBJS Rev. 2018 Mar; 6(3):e4.

10. Zhang D, Blazar P, Earp BE. Rates of Complications and Secondary Surgeries of Mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release. Hand (N Y). 2018 Mar 01; 1558944718765226.