Dr. William L Hennrikus M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery30 Hope Dr Ec089, Bld A Hershey PA, 17033
Dr. William Hennrikus is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Hershey, PA. Dr. Hennrikus specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Hennrikus tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Hennrikus treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
Mechanical Engineering 1983
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS- Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- The treatment of pediatric femur fractures with early 90-90 spica casting.
- Developmental dysplasia of the hip: diagnosis and treatment in children younger than 6 months.
- Treatment of femoral fractures in children by pediatric orthopedists: results of a 1998 survey.
- Prevalence of positive preoperative pregnancy testing in teenagers scheduled for orthopedic surgery.
- Complete remodelling of displaced fractures of the neck of the phalanx.
- The appearance of the piriformis muscle syndrome in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. A case report and review of the literature.
- Klein line on the anteroposterior radiograph is not a sensitive diagnostic radiologic test for slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
- Evaluating children with fractures for child physical abuse.
- Fixation of type 2a supracondylar humerus fractures in children with a single pin.
- Treatment outcomes of adolescents with Iselin's apophysitis.
- Toe tourniquet syndrome caused by cable tie.
- Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a High School Soccer Player.
- Treating septic prepatellar bursitis.
- Ultrasound Examination for Infants Born Breech by Elective Cesarean Section With a Normal Hip Exam for Instability.
- The Open Bankart Repair for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Teenage Athletes.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Birth Defects
- Femur Fracture
- Abnormal Gait
- Balboa Naval Hospital-San Diego 1990
- Harvard Medical School 1991
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