Dr. Douglas G Armstrong MD
Orthopedist500 University Dr Mc A410 Hershey PA, 17033
Dr. Douglas Armstrong is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Hershey, PA. Dr. Armstrong specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Armstrong tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine 1982
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Factors affecting forearm compartment pressures in children with supracondylar fractures of the humerus.
- Predicting ulnar nerve location in pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures.
- Comparison of short and long arm plaster casts for displaced fractures in the distal third of the forearm in children.
- Fibrinogen levels following Amicar in surgery for idiopathic scoliosis.
- A comparison of the thoracolumbosacral orthoses and providence orthosis in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results using the new SRS inclusion and assessment criteria for bracing studies.
- A retrospective analysis of treatment and outcomes in patients with late onset tibia vara.
- Risk factors for major complications after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis.
- Double rib penetration of the spinal canal in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
- Wound infections after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis: risk factors and treatment outcomes.
- CORR Insights(®): Is Assessment of Femoral Head Perfusion During Modified Dunn for Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis an Accurate Indicator of Osteonecrosis?
- The Mini C-arm Adds Quality and Efficiency to the Pediatric Orthopedic Outpatient Clinic.
- Lawnmowers Versus Children: The Devastation Continues.
- Motivations for Compliance With Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
- A qualitative study to examine older adults' perceptions of health: Keys to aging successfully.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Back Pain
- Birth Defects
- Abnormal Gait
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