Research & Publications
Dr. Colen's research interests include optimizing hand function after reconstruction for congenital differences as well as after trauma or infection.
Hand; Hand Deformities; Hand Deformities, Acquired; Hand Deformities, Congenital; Hand Injuries; Microsurgery; Tendon Injuries; Tendon Transfer; Tendons; Plastic Surgery Procedures; Upper Extremity; Lower Extremity; Upper Extremity Deformities, Congenital
Public Health Interests
- Expanding the Criteria for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A National Assessment of Eligibility.Junn A, Dinis J, Reategui A, Liu S, Colen DL, Prsic, A, 2021. Expanding the Criteria for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A National Assessment of Eligibility. Orthoplastic Surgery.
- Minimally Invasive Medial Gastrocnemius Flap Harvesting TechniqueBereem I, Colen DL, Dowlatshahi S. Minimally Invasive Medial Gastrocnemius Flap Harvesting Technique: A Case Report. Orthoplastic Surgery. 2021 Jul 15.
- Indications for Vascular Intervention in Lower Extremity ReconstructionColen DL, Colen LB. "Indications for Vascular Intervention in Lower Extremity Reconstruction." In: Hong J, Hallock G, ed. Lower Extremity Reconstruction: A Practical Guide. 1st Edition. New York: Thieme; 2021.
- Congenital HandColen DL, Chang B. “Congenital Hand.” In: Murray P, Hammert W, eds. Hand Surgery Update VI. Rosemont, IL. 2016.