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David Colen, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic); Member, Board of Directors, Yale Surgical Society; Committee Member, Patient Experience Committee; Committee Member, Ethics and Professionalism Comittee; Faculty, Yale Limb Restoration and Lengthening Program

Contact Information

David Colen, MD

Mailing Address

  • 330 Cedar St

    BB330

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Colen's research interests include optimizing hand function after reconstruction for congenital differences as well as after trauma or infection.

Coauthors

Research Interests

Hand; Hand Deformities; Hand Deformities, Acquired; Hand Deformities, Congenital; Hand Injuries; Microsurgery; Tendon Injuries; Tendon Transfer; Tendons; Reconstructive Surgical Procedures; Upper Extremity; Lower Extremity; Upper Extremity Deformities, Congenital

Public Health Interests

Health Economics

Selected Publications

  • Congenital HandColen DL, Chang B. “Congenital Hand.” In: Murray P, Hammert W, eds. Hand Surgery Update VI. Rosemont, IL. 2016.
  • 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.