Melinda Sharkey, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Anatomy; Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena; Health Care

Research Organizations

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Yale

Office of Cooperative Research

Selected Publications

  • Preoperative bracing affects postoperative outcome of posterior spine fusion with instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

    Diab M, Sharkey M, Emans J, Lenke L, Oswald T, Sucato D. Preoperative bracing affects postoperative outcome of posterior spine fusion with instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine 2010, 35:1876-9.

  • "Delayed presentation of tetraparesis following posterior thoracolumbar spinal fusion and instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis." Dapunt UA, Mok JM, Sharkey MS, Davis AA, Foster-Barber A, Diab M. Spine, 2009 Dec 1;34(25):E936-41.
  • Book chapter: Orthopedic Infections in Emergency Management of Infectious Diseases. Edited by Rachel L. Chin. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Disproportionate Participation of Males and Females in Academic Pediatric Orthopaedics: An Analysis of Abstract Authorship at POSNA 2009-2013.

    Sharkey MS, Feinn RS, Tate VV, Carter CW, Cassese TT. Disproportionate Participation of Males and Females in Academic Pediatric Orthopaedics: An Analysis of Abstract Authorship at POSNA 2009-2013. Journal Of Pediatric Orthopedics 2016, 36:433-6.

  • Spinal fusion for scoliosis in patients with globally involved cerebral palsy: an ethical assessment.

    Whitaker AT, Sharkey M, Diab M. Spinal fusion for scoliosis in patients with globally involved cerebral palsy: an ethical assessment. The Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery. American Volume 2015, 97:782-7.

  • Contemporary Medical and Surgical Management of X-linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets.

    Sharkey MS, Grunseich K, Carpenter TO. Contemporary Medical and Surgical Management of X-linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets. The Journal Of The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2015, 23:433-42.

  • Contemporary Management of the Pediatric Patient with Achondroplasia Orthopedic Knowledge Online Journal, Volume 12, Number 10 - October 2014
  • Firearm-related Musculoskeletal Injuries in Children and Adolescents.

    Carter CW, Sharkey MS, Fishman F. Firearm-related Musculoskeletal Injuries in Children and Adolescents. The Journal Of The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2017, 25:169-178.

  • Meniscal Tears in Children and Adolescents Sharkey MS, and Carter CW. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Pediatrics 5. 2016.
  • Ligamentous Knee Injuries in Children and Adolescents Carter CW, Sharkey MS. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Pediatrics 5. 2016
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics Sharkey MS. Orthopaedic Surgery Examination and Board Review. Editor: Sethi MK. Publisher: McGraw-Hill. 2016.
  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections, Inflammatory Disorders and Abusive Fractures Sharkey MS, and Copley L. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 12. February 2017.

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Melinda Sharkey, MD
Patient Care Locations
1445 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437
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Pediatric Specialty Office1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Office Location
Orthopaedics & RehabilitationYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 133

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation800 Howard Avenue
PO Box 208071

New Haven, CT 06520-8071