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Eric M. Bluman, MD, PhD
Associate Orthopedic Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Lecturer on Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

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

Research Location: Peter Bent Brigham

Phone: 617-983-7202
Fax: 617-983-7201

Research Narrative:

Research interests focus on minimally invasive surgery of the foot and ankle, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, tendon damage and repair as well as extracorporeal shock wave therapy.


Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Gonzalez T, Fisk E, Chiodo C, Smith J, Bluman EM. Economic Analysis and Patient Satisfaction Associated With Outpatient Total Ankle Arthroplasty. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 May; 38(5):507-513.

2. Chiodo CP, Macaulay AA, Palms DA, Smith JT, Bluman EM. Patient Compliance with Postoperative Lower-Extremity Non-Weight-Bearing Restrictions. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Sep 21; 98(18):1563-7.

3. Hayes BJ, Gonzalez T, Smith JT, Chiodo CP, Bluman EM. Ankle Arthritis: You Can't Always Replace It. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Feb; 24(2):e29-38.

4. Gonzalez TA, Bluman EM, Palms D, Smith JT, Chiodo CP. Operating Room Time Savings with the Use of Splint Packs: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2016 Jan; 4(1):10-5.

5. Hayes BJ, Gonzalez TA, Smith JT, Chiodo CP, Bluman EM. Ankle Arthritis: You Can't Always Replace It. Instr Course Lect. 2016; 65:321-30.

6. Balazs GC, Blais MB, Bluman EM, Andersen RC, Potter BK. Blurred front lines: triage and initial management of blast injuries. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2015 Sep; 8(3):304-11.

7. Dowd T, Bluman EM. Tendon transfers-how do they work? Planning and implementation. Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Mar; 19(1):17-27.

8. Smith JT, Halim K, Palms DA, Okike K, Bluman EM, Chiodo CP. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in patients with foot and ankle injuries. Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Jan; 35(1):8-13.

9. Bluman EM. Boston marathon bombing. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Aug; 34(8):1053-4.

10. Kearney SP, Bluman EM, Lonergan KT, Arrington ED, Ficke JR. Preparedness of orthopaedic surgeons for modern battlefield surgery. Mil Med. 2012 Sep; 177(9):1058-64.