Karen Michelle Sutton MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Research Interests

Sports medicine; Biomechanical evaluation of repair techniques for tendons and ligaments; Novel distal biceps tendon repair techniques; Evaluation of various anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions


Selected Publications

  • Sutton KM, Dodds SD, Ahmad CS, Sethi PM: Surgical Treatment of Distal Biceps Ruptures. JAAOS 2010; 18 (3): 139-148.
  • Sethi PM, Miller S, CunninghamJ, Sutton KM, Mazzocca AD: Anatomic Repair of the Distal Biceps Tendon Using the Tension-Slide Technique. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2008; 9(4): 182-187.
  • Magit D, Wolff A, Sutton K, Medvecky M: Arthrofibrosis of the Knee. JAAOS 2007; 15(11): 682-694.
  • Sutton K, Tomak S, Fleming L: Percutaneous/Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Repair. In: Weisel S, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 1st ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
  • Labib SA, Hage WD, Sutton KM, Hutton WC: The Effect of Ankle Position on the Tension in the Achilles Tendon Before and After Surgical Repair: A Biomechanical Cadaver Study. Foot and Ankle, Int’l., 2007; 28(4): 278-481.
  • Wolff A, Sutton K, Magit D, Sethi P, Medvecky M: Partial Rotator Cuff Tears. JAAOS 2006;14(13):715-725.

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