HGOC publications

  • Challa S, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Levy P, Barr-Walker J, Sabatini CS. Supracondylar humerus fractures in low- and lower middle-income countries: a scoping review of the current epidemiology, treatment modalities, and outcomes. Int Orthop. 2020 Nov;44(11):2443-2448. (Link)
  • Bernstein DN, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Dyer GSM, Rozental TD. Outcomes Measurement in Global Hand Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Jul 7;S0363-5023(20)30282-3. (Link)
  • Dyer GSM. International Partnerships for Hand Surgery Education. Hand Clin. 2019 Nov;35(4):435-440. (Link)
  • Usoro AO, Bhashyam A, Mohamadi A, Dyer GS, Zirkle L, von Keudell A. Clinical Outcomes and Complications of the Surgical Implant Generation Network (SIGN) Intramedullary Nail: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Jan;33(1):42-48. (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, von Keudell A, Zirkle LG, Meara JG, Dyer GS. Understanding and Addressing the Global Need for Orthopaedic Trauma Care. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Nov 2;98(21):1844-1853. (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, Meara JG, Greenberg SL, Hagander LE, Zurakowski D, Dyer GS. Estimating the global incidence of femoral fracture from road traffic collisions: a literature review. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Mar 18;97(6):e31. (Link)
  • Kotagal M, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Mock C, Quansah R, Arreola-Risa C, Meara JG. Health and economic benefits of improved injury prevention and trauma care worldwide. PloS one. 2014;9(3):e91862. (Link)



  • Ottesen TD, Montoya RL, Ogunleye TD, Brown KE, Woolley PM, Dejean JMCB, Qudsi RA, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Dyer GSM. Implementation and Impact Evaluation of a Virtual Orthopaedic Continuing Medical Education Conference in a Low-Resource Country. J Surg Educ. 2021 Sep-Oct;78(5):1629-1636. (Link)
  • Dejean JMC, Pean JTM, Ottesen TD, Woolley PM, Qudsi RA, Dyer GSM. Advantages of a New Low-Cost Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Using the "Turtle VAC": A Case Series. JBJS Case Connect. 2021 Apr 15;11(2). (Link)
  • Young JD, Bhashyam AR, Parisien RL, Van der Vliet Q, Qudsi RA, Fils J, Dyer GSM. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Nonopioid and Multimodal Analgesic Prescribing in Orthopaedic Trauma. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 May;4(5):e2000051. (Link)
  • Ottesen TD, Qudsi RA, Kahanu AK, Baptiste BJ, Woolley PM, Socci AR, Dyer GSM. The Continued Utility and Viability of Dakin's Solution in Both High- and Low-resource Settings. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2020 Mar;8(2):198-203. (Link)
  • Young JD, Bhashyam AR, Qudsi RA, Parisien RL, Shrestha S, van der Vliet QMJ, Fils J, Losina E, Dyer GSM. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Postoperative Discharge Opioid Prescribing After Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Jul 17;101(14):1286-1293. (Link)
  • Karhade AV, Qudsi RA, Usoro AO, Dejean CB, Dyer GSM. Education Improves Musculoskeletal Radiology Interpretation by Trainees in a Low-Resource Setting. J Surg Educ. 2019 Jun 17. pii: S19317204(18)30944-9. (Link)
  • Qudsi RA, Selzer F, Hill SC, Lerner A, Hippolyte JW, Jacques E, Alexis F, May CJ, Cady RB, Losina E. Clinical outcomes and risk-factor analysis of the Ponseti Method in a low-resource setting: Clubfoot care in Haiti. PLoS One. 2019 Mar 14;14(3):e0213382. (Link)
  • Dyer GSM. Haitian Annual Conference on Orthopaedic Traumatology: Building Surgical Capacity Through Academic Collaboration. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Oct;32 Suppl 7:S16-S17. (Link)
  • Qudsi RA, Roberts HJ, Bhashyam AR, Losina E, Bae DS, Alexis F, Dyer GS. A Self-Reported Needs Assessment Survey of Pediatric Orthopaedic Education in Haiti. J Surg Educ. 2018 Jan - Feb;75(1):140146. (Link)
  • Bhashyam AR, Logan C, Roberts HJ, Qudsi RA, Fils J, Dyer GSM. A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Educational Techniques in Teaching Basic Arthroscopic Skills in a Low-income Country. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2017 Mar;5(2):82-88. (Link)
  • Fils J, Bhashyam AR, Pierre Pierre JB, Meara JG, Dyer GS. Short-Term Performance Improvement of a Continuing Medical Education Program in a Low-Income Country. World J Surg. 2015 Oct;39(10):2407-12. (Link)
  • Bhashyam AR, Fils J, Lowell J, Meara JG, Dyer GS. A novel approach for needs assessment to build global orthopedic surgical capacity in a low-income country. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jul-Aug;72(4):e2-8. (Link)
  • Shah S, Dalal A, Smith RM, Joseph G, Rogers S, Dyer GS. Impact of portable ultrasound in trauma care after the Haitian earthquake of 2010. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Oct;28(8):970-1. (Link)
  • Smith RM, Dyer GS, Antonangeli K, Arredondo N, Bedlion H, Dalal A, Deveny GM, Joseph G, Lauria D, Lockhart SH, Lucien S, Marsh S, Rogers SO, Salzarulo H, Shah S, Toussaint RJ, Wagoner J. Disaster triage after the Haitian earthquake. Injury. 2012 Nov;43(11):1811-5. (Link)



  • Mlinde E, Amlani LM, May CJ, Banza LN, Chokotho L, Agarwal-Harding KJ. Outcomes of Nonoperatively Treated Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures at the Nkhotakota District Hospital, Malawi. JBJS Open Access. 2021 Aug 11;6(3):e21.00011. (Link)
  • Chokotho L, Donnelley CA, Young S, Lau BC, Wu HH, Mkandawire N, Gjertsen JE, Hallan G, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Shearer D. Cost utility analysis of intramedullary nailing and skeletal traction treatment for patients with femoral shaft fractures in Malawi. Acta Orthop. 2021 Aug;92(4):436-442. (Link)
  • Mlinde E, Chokotho L, Agarwal-Harding KJ. Clinical and functional outcomes of Paediatric femoral shaft fractures managed non-operatively at Nkhotakota District Hospital, Malawi. Malawi Med J. 2021 Mar;33(1):7-14. (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, Kapadia A, Banza LN, Chawinga M, Mkandawire N, Kwon JY. Improving Management of Adult Ankle Fractures in Malawi: An Assessment of Providers' Knowledge and Treatment Strategies. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Feb 17;103(4):326-334. (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, Chokotho LC, Young S, Mkandawire N, Losina E, Katz JN. A nationwide survey investigating the prevalence and incidence of adults with femoral shaft fractures receiving care in Malawian district and central hospitals. East and Central African Journal of Surgery. 2020 5(3):e20200003. (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, Chokotho LC, Young S, Mkandawire N, Chawinga M, Losina E, Katz JN. Assessing the capacity of Malawi’s district and central hospitals to manage traumatic diaphyseal femoral fractures in adults. PLoS ONE. 2019 Nov 14(11):e0225254.  (Link)
  • Agarwal-Harding KJ, Chokotho LC, Mkandawire NC, Martin C Jr, Losina E, Katz JN. Risk Factors for Delayed Presentation Among Patients with Musculoskeletal Injuries in Malawi. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 May 15;101(10):920-931. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00516. (Link)
  • Lau BC, Wu HH, Mustafa M, Ibrahim J, Conway D, Agarwal-Harding K, Shearer DW, Chokotho L. Developing Research to Change Policy: Design of a Multicenter Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Intramedullary Nailing to Skeletal Traction in Malawi. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Oct;32 Suppl 7:S52-S57. (Link)



  • Alves K, Katz JN, Sabatini CS. Gluteal Fibrosis and Its Surgical Treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Feb 20;101(4):361-368. (Link)
  • Alves K, Godwin CL, Chen A, Akellot D, Katz JN, Sabatini CS. Gluteal fibrosis, post-injection paralysis, and related injection practices in Uganda: a qualitative analysis. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Nov 26;18(1):892. (Link)
  • Alves K, Penny N, Ekure J, Olupot R, Kobusingye O, Katz JN, Sabatini CS. Burden of gluteal fibrosis and post-injection paralysis in the children of Kumi District in Uganda. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Sep 24;19(1):343. (Link)
  • Alves K, Penny N, Kobusingye O, Olupot R, Katz JN, Sabatini CS. Paediatric musculoskeletal disease in Kumi District, Uganda: a cross-sectional survey. Int Orthop. 2018 Aug;42(8):1967-1973. (Link)


United States

  • Ottesen TD, Amick M, Kapadia A, Ziatyk EQ, Joe JR, Sequist TD, Agarwal-Harding KJ. The Unmet Need for Orthopaedic Services Among American Indian and Alaska Native Communities in the United States. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Feb 1. (Link)


Other Publications with our Collaborators

  • Miclau T, MacKechnie MC, Born CT, MacKechnie MA, Dyer GSM, Yuan BJ, Dawson J, Lee C, Ishmael CR, Schreiber VM, Tejwani NC, Ulmer T, Shearer DW, Agarwal-Harding KJ, Johal H, Khormaee S, Sprague S, Whiting PS, Roberts HJ, Coughlin R, Gosselin R, Rosenwasser MP, Johnson A, Babu JM, Dworkin M, Makhni MC, McClellan T, Nwachuku CO, Miclau E, Morshed S. International Orthopaedic Volunteer Opportunities in Low and Middle-Income Countries. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Dec 21. (Link)
  • Shapiro LM, Global-Quest Investigators. Measuring and Improving the Quality of Care During Global Outreach Trips: A Primer for Safe and Sustainable Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Sep;45(9):851-856.e2. (Link)
  • Roberts HJ, Albright PD, Shearer DW, Won N, MacKechnie MC, Richard Coughlin R, Miclau T 3rd, Morshed S, Sabharwal S; COACT Resident Rotation Study Group. Motivations and impact of international rotations in low- and middle-income countries for orthopaedic surgery residents: Are we on the same page? Am J Surg. 2020 Sep 12:S0002-9610(20)30538-9. (Link)
  • Miclau T, MacKechnie MC, Shearer DW; COACT group. Consortium of Orthopaedic Academic Traumatologists: A Model for Collaboration in Orthopaedic Surgery. J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Oct;32 Suppl 7:S3-S7. (Link)
  • Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SLM, Abdullah F, Amado V, Anderson GA, Cossa M, Costas-Chavarri A, Davies J, Debas HT, Dyer GSM, Erdene S, Farmer PE, Gaumnitz A, Hagander L, Haider A, Leather AJM, Lin Y, Marten R, Marvin JT, McClain CD, Meara JG, Meheš M, Mock C, Mukhopadhyay S, Orgoi S, Prestero T, Price RR, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Riviello R, Rudy SM, Saluja S, Sullivan R, Tarpley JL, Taylor RH, Telemaque LF, Toma G, Varghese A, Walker M, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Global Surgery 2030: a roadmap for high income country actors. BMJ Glob Health. 2016 Apr 6;1(1):e000011. (Link)