Theodore A. Blaine MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Research Interests

Tendonitis; Bursitis; Arthritis; Anti-inflammatory agents; Novel Therapeutics


Selected Publications

  • SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPY, Ed.: Blaine, TA, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Monograph Series, 2006
  • MINIMALLY INVASIVE SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, Eds.: Levine W, Blaine TA, and Ahmad CS. Informa Healthcare USA, New York, NY, 2007.
  • Packer, JD., Nguyen, D., Kippe, MA., and Blaine, TA: Lateral epicondylitis, in THE ATHLETE’S ELBOW, AAOS Monograph Series 39, pps. 17-25, 2008.
  • Edwards, S, Blaine TA, Bell, JE, Marion CJ, and Bigliani LU: Minimally invasive approach for shoulder arthroplasty in MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY IN ORTHOPAEDICS, Eds: Scuderi G., Tria A., and Berger R., pps. Springer 2010.
  • Levine WN, Kashyap, CP, Bak, SF, Ahmad, CS, Blaine, TA, and Bigliani, LU: Non-operative management of idiopathic adhesive capsulitis, J SHOULDER ELBOW SURG., 16 (5): 569-73, 2007. Epub 2007 May 24.
  • Barwood S, Blaine TA, Setter KJ, Lee, J., Levine, WN, Wiater JM, and Bigliani LU: The Low Prevalence of Early Radiolucencies About A Pegged Glenoid Component Using Cement Pressurization, J SHOULDER ELBOW SURG., 17: 703-708, 2008.
  • Blaine TA, Moskowitz R, Udell J, Skyhar M, Levin R, Friedlander J, and Altman R, on behalf of the HUPS Clinical Study Group: Treatment of persistent shoulder pain due to osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tear, and/or adhesive capsulitis with HYALGAN: A randomized, controlled trial. JOURNAL BONE AND JOINT SURG.90A: 970-979, May 2008.
  • Edwards SL, Packer JD, Lee JA, Bell JE, Ahmad CS, Levine WN, Bigliani LU, Blaine TA: Superior Results with Non-operative Management of Superior Labral Tears. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 38:1456-61, 2010.
  • Blaine TA; Cote M; Proto A; Mulcahey M; Lee FY; and Bigliani LU: IL1- beta induces Expression of Stromal Derived Factor-1 in Subacromial Bursal Cells, J. ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 29: n/a. doi: 10.1002/jor.21416, 20:11, 1695-99, 2011.

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