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Warren R. Dunn, M.D.Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Sports Medicine, Clavicle, AC (acromioclavicular) Joint, Proximal humerus fracture (upper arm), Pectoralis major tear, Knee, Hamstring injury (proximal thigh), and Arthritis of the Shoulder

Warren R. Dunn, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine

Education

  • 8/1989-5/1993 Bachelor of Science, Biology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • 8/1993-5/1997 Doctor of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
  • 5/2002-5/2003 Master of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

Publications

  1. Boucher HR, Parks BG, Kleeman TJ, Dunn WR, Badekas A, Melamed EA, Noll KH, Schon LC. A Biomechanical Study of two Postoperative Prostheses for Transtibial Amputees: A Custom Molded and Prefabricated Adjustable Pneumatic Prosthesis. Foot Ankle Internat. 2002 May;23:451-456.
  2. Dunn WR, Lincoln AE, Hinton RY, Smith GS, Amoroso PJ. Occupational Disability after Hospitalization for the Treatment of an Injury of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Sep;85:1656-1666.
  3. Dunn WR, Lyman S, Marx R. Research Methodology. Arthroscopy. 2003 Oct;19(8): 870-873.
  4. Dunn WR, Easley ME, Parks BG, Schon LC. An Augmented Fixation Method for Distal Fibular Fractures in Elderly Patients: A Biomechanical Evaluation. Foot Ankle Internat. 2004 Mar;25(3):128-131.
  5. Wolf BR, Selby RM, Dunn WR, MacGillivray JD. Lasso Repair of SLAP or Bankart Lesions: A New Arthroscopic Technique. Arthroscopy. 2004 Jul;20(Suppl2):125-128.
  6. Spindler KP, Dunn WR. Arthroscopic Repair is as Effective as Open Repair for Isolated Bankart Lesions of the Shoulder and May Improve Range of Motion. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Nov;86:2574.
  7. Dunn WR, Lyman S, Lincoln AE, Amoroso PJ, Wickiewicz T, Marx RG. The Effect of ACL Reconstruction on the Risk of Knee Re-injury. Am J Sports Med. 2004 Dec; 32(8):1937-1940.

Hospital Appointments

  • 5/2019-present Chief of Clinical Research, Fondren Orthopedic Group
  • 2/2017-6/2017 Attending Surgeon Reedsburg Area Medical Center
  • 1/2016-1/2017 Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Team Physician, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 7/2013-1/2016 Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Chairman-Division of Sports Medicine, Head Team Physician, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 8/2004-6/2013 Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • 1992 -> McAllister Award - Awarded for Excellence in Biological Science, Florida State University, Department of Biology
  • 1997 -> Ambrose Pare´ Award - Awarded by The American College of Surgeons for distinguished accomplishment as a student of surgery
  • 1999 -> Roger H. Michael / Johnson & Johnson Research Award - Awarded for outstanding achievement in Orthopaedic research, The Union Memorial Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2000 -> Roger H. Michael / Johnson & Johnson Research Award - Awarded for outstanding achievement in Orthopaedic research, The Union Memorial Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2000 -> Richard O’Conner Award - Awarded by the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) for paper entitled “Risk Factors for Disability Discharge after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Active-Duty Army Personnel”
  • 2001 -> Roger H. Michael / Johnson & Johnson Research Award - Awarded for outstanding achievement in Orthopaedic research, The Union Memorial Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2003 -> O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award - Awarded by American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) for paper entitled “The Effect of ACL Reconstruction on the Risk of Knee Re-injury”
  • 2010 -> ESSKA/AOSSM Traveling Fellowship 2010 Tour Awarded by American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) for demonstrated commitment to sports medicine, excellence in research and clinical practice as manifested through presentations, publications, and team service to foster scientific and cultural exchange among orthopaedic sports medicine physicians in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America
  • 2011 -> Charles S. Neer Award for Presentation at the American Shoulder and Elbow Society Open Meeting, February 19, 2011, San Diego, CA for “Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Treating Atraumatic Full Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. A Multi-Center Prospective Cohort Study”
  • 2012 -> Ann Doner Vaughan Kappa Delta Research Award for “Prognosis and Predictors of ACL Reconstructions using the MOON Cohort: A Model for Comparative Effectiveness Studies.” Selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Research Development Committee and the Council on Research and Quality. Award presented at Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA. February 7, 2012.
  • 2012 -> Selected as an Alternate for 2013 ABC Traveling Fellowship, April-May, 2013.
  • 2012 -> Best Sports Medicine Poster, AAOS Annual Meeting, February 2012, San Francisco, CA, “Cost effectiveness Analysis of Early Construction Versus Rehabilitation and Delayed Reconstruction for ACL Tears,: Mather RC III, Hettrich CM, Dunn WR, Bach BR Jr, Spindler KP.
  • 2012 -> Best Star Paper, The Theo-van-Rens Award for “What is the Rate of Subsequent Surgery Following ACL Reconstruction? Short and Mid-term Follow-up from the MOON Cohort,” Hettrich CM, Dunn WR, Reinke EK, MOON Group, Spindler KP, the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy; Geneva, Switzerland; May 2012.
  • 2013 -> Charles Neer Award, “Defining Indications for Rotator cuff Repair: Predictors of Failure of Non-operative Treatment of Chronic, Symptomatic, Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears.” American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas October 2013.
  • 2013 -> Winner of Best Paper Award, Shoulder Program Oral Presentation, April 11, 2013, 12th International Congress for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Nagoya, Japan, “Defining Indications for Rotator Cuff Repair: Predictors of Failure of Nonoperative Treatment of Chronic, Symptomatic, Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears.”
  • 2014 -> O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award: “Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Choice Impact on Outcome in the MARS Cohort.” Wright, Rick on behalf of the MARS Group.  Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 2014 -> Herodicus Award: “Meniscal Repair with Concurrent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction:  Operative Success and Patient Outcomes at 6 year Follow-up.” Westermann, Robert, Wright, Rick, Huston, Laura, Wolf, Brian on behalf of MOON Knee Group. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2015 -> Herodicus Award: “The Fate of Meniscus Tears Left at the Time of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A 6 Year Follow-up Study from the MOON Cohort.” Westermann Robert, Spindler Kurt, Amendola A, Wolf, Brian, Parker Richard, Andrish Jack, Withrow Laura, Reinke Emily, Kaeding Christopher, Wright Rick, Marx Robert, McCarty Eric, Wolcott Michelle, Dunn Warren. AOSSM Annual Meeting 2015, Orlando, FL. July 10, 2015.
  • 2015 -> Poster Award Winner: “Effect of High-Grade Pre-Operative Knee Laxity on Outcomes of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.” Magnussen Robert, Reinke Emily, Huston Laura, MOON Knee Group, Hewett Timothy, Spindler Kurt. AOSSM Annual Meeting 2015. Orlando, FL. July 9-12-2015.
  • 2016 -> 3rd Place Best Poster Award: “Subsequent Surgery After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rates and Risk Factors from a Multicenter Cohort.” Ding D, MARS Group. Poster No. 45. AOSSM 2016 Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado. July 9, 2016.
  • 2017 -> O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award: “10 Year Outcomes and Risk Factors after ACL Reconstruction: A Multicenter Cohort Study.” Kurt P. Spindler, MD, Laura J. Huston, MS, MOON Knee Group. AOSSM Annual Meeting 2017, Toronto, CA.
  • 2019 -> Ann Doner Vaughan Kappa Delta Research Award for “Predictors of Clinical Outcome Following Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.” Selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Research Development Committee and the Council on Research and Quality. Award presented at Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada. March 14, 2019.

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