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Wolfgang Fitz, MD
Associate Orthopedic Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant 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: Arthritis of Hips and Knees, MIS Partial and Total Knee Replacement, Revision Knee Replacement, Metallic Hemiarthroplasty of Early Knee OA


Education:
MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Schwarzkopf R, William A, Deering RM, Fitz W. Arthroscopic lysis of adhesions for stiff total knee arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2013 Dec; 36(12):e1544-8.

2. Baier C, Fitz W, Craiovan B, Keshmiri A, Winkler S, Springorum R, Grifka J, Beckmann J. Improved kinematics of total knee replacement following partially navigated modified gap-balancing technique. Int Orthop. 2014 Feb; 38(2):243-9.

3. Von Keudell A, Sodha S, Collins J, Minas T, Fitz W, Gomoll AH. Patient satisfaction after primary total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: an age-dependent analysis. Knee. 2014 Jan; 21(1):180-4.

4. Bitsch RG, Keudell Av, Losina E, Fitz W. Good accuracy of the Phase III Oxford Mobile Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Instrumentation. Acta Orthop. 2013 Aug; 84(4):406-9.

5. Fitz W, Bliss R, Losina E. Current fit of medial and lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Acta Orthop Belg. 2013 Apr; 79(2):191-6.

6. Schwechter EM, Fitz W. Design rationale for customized TKA: a new idea or revisiting the past? Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2012 Dec; 5(4):303-8.

7. Fitz W, Sodha S, Reichmann W, Minas T. Does a modified gap-balancing technique result in medial-pivot knee kinematics in cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty? A pilot study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jan; 470(1):91-8.

8. Lombardi AV, Berend KR, Berend ME, Della Valle CJ, Engh GA, Fitz W, Hurst JM, Jinnah RH, Lonner JH, Macaulay WB, Repicci JA, Scuderi GR. Current controversies in partial knee arthroplasty. Instr Course Lect. 2012; 61:347-81.

9. Fitz W. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty with use of novel patient-specific resurfacing implants and personalized jigs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Feb; 91 Suppl 1:69-76.

10. Gomoll AH, Fitz W, Scott RD, Thornhill TS, Bellare A. Nanoparticulate fillers improve the mechanical strength of bone cement. Acta Orthop. 2008 Jun; 79(3):421-7.