Curriculum Vitae


 

Curriculum Vitae

Richard J. de Asla, M.D.

Education:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Optical Engineering; June, 1991 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Magna Cum Laude; May, 1995 State University of New York at Buffalo NY.

Postdoctoral Training:

Internship: categorical position in General Surgery June 1995 to June 1997, University of 

Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y.

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery July 1997 to July 2001, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.

Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery August 1, 2001 to July 31, 2002 at The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, NY.

Professional Experience

Consultant for Arthrex, Inc., 1370 Creekside Blvd., Naples, FL 34108 

Employee of the Naples Community Hospital Physician Group; 10/2015 to present.

Reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (JAAOS); 2/2015 to Present

Private practice, Excel Orthopedic Specialists, Woburn, MA; 7/09/2012 to 9/15/2015.

Consultant in Orthopeadic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; July 2012 to June 2014. 

Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 9/2004 to 6/2015.

Faculty appointment at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.  Assistant in Orthopaedic Surgery; 8/2004 to 6/2012.

Co-Director, Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 9/1/04 to 11/04/2010. 

Director, Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 11/04/10 to 06/30/2012.

Course Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Primary Care Orthopaedics.  A Harvard Medial School CME accredited course; 2005 to 2011.

Reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Surgery American volume, Needham, MA; 10/2005 to present.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Foot and Ankle Instructional Course Lecture subcommittee member; 2010 to 2013.

Private practice employee of Commonwealth Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, 1635 N. George Mason Dr., Suit 310, Arlington, VA 22201 from August 25, 2002 to August 12, 2004.

Honors/Awards

The University of Rochester Strong Children's Summer Research Award 1992.

Elected president of the medical student body 1992-93

Editorial board member, Buffalo Physician 1992-93

Cleveland Orthopaedic Society annual resident essay contest first place winner.  A Modified McBride Procedure.  Unpredictable Results for Treatment of Hallux Valgus. June 2, 2001.

Recipient of the John R. Carter and John T. Makley award for the outstanding graduating Orthopaedic resident, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, June 2001.

Best of Boston; Boston’s best docs, Boston Magazine, October, 2007.

Nominated for the Brian A. McGovern, M.D. award for excellence in surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2009

Grants

Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation career development award recipient for: The Effect of Tibiotalar Arthritis on In-vivo Ankle Joint Complex Kinematics: application of a combined dual-orthogonal fluoroscopic and MRI technique. March 24th, 2006.

Academic Research Enrichment Fund grant: The Effect of Tibiotalar Arthritis on In-vivo Ankle Joint Complex Kinematics. November, 2006.

Licensure, Board Certification, and Society Memberships

New York State medical license 205028

Ohio State medical license 35-07-6499-D

Commonwealth of Virginia medical license 0101232600

Commonwealth of Massachusetts medical license 222534

New Hampshire medical license 16104

Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons 

Massachusetts Medical Society

Bibliography

Publications:

Lund N, de Asla RJ, Guccione AL,  Papadakos PJ. The effects of dopamine and dobutamine on skeletal muscle oxygenation in normoxemic rats. Circ Shock 1991;33(3):164-70.

Lund N, de Asla RJ, Cladys F, Papadakos PJ, Thorborg, PAJ. Dopexamine hydrochloride in septic shock: Effects on gut, liver and muscle oxygenation. J Trauma 1995;38(5):767-75.

Goldstein B, Kempski MH, Stair D, Tipton RB, DeKing D, DeLong DJ, de Asla RJ, Cox C, Lund N, Woolf PD. Autonomic modulation of heart rate variability during endotoxin shock in rabbits. Crit Care Med 1995;23(10):1694-1702.

de Asla RJ, O’Malley M, Hamilton WG: Flexor Hallucis Tendonitis and Posterior Ankle Impingement in the Athlete.  W. Hodges Davis (ed).  Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery.

de Asla RJ, Deland JT.  Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Foot.  In David B. Thordarson, M.D. (ed) Essentials of Orthopaedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.  

Deland JT, de Asla RJ, Segal A. Reconstruction of the chronically failed deltoid ligament: a new technique. Foot Ankle Int. 2004 Nov;25(11):795-9.  

Deland JT, de Asla RJ, Sung IH, Ernberg LA, Potter HG. Posterior tibial tendon insufficiency: which ligaments are involved? Foot Ankle Int. 2005 Jun;26(6):427-35.

de Asla RJ, Wan L, Rubash HE, Li, G. In-vivo Kinematics of the Ankle Joint Complex: application of a combined dual-orthogonal fluoroscopic and MR imaging technique. J Orthop Res. 2006 May;24(5):1019-27.

Wan L, de Asla RJ, Rubash HE, Li G. Determination of in-vivo articular cartilage contact areas of human talocrural joint under weightbearing conditions. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2006 Dec;14(12):1294-301. 

de Asla RJ, O’Malley M. Ankle Arthroscopy. In Christopher DiGiovanni, MD and Justin Greisberg, MD (eds.) Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics. Elsevier, Feb 2007. 

Wan L, de Asla RJ, Rubash HE, Li G. In vivo cartilage contact deformation of human ankle joints under full body weight. J Orthop Res. 2008 Aug;26(8):1081-9.

Hart ES, de Asla RJ, Grottkau B. Current Concepts in the Treatment of Hallux Valgus. Orthop Nurs. 2008 Sep-Oct;27(5):274-80.

Contributer to Rapid Orthopaedic Diagnosis: Seyed Behrooz Mostofi, M.D. (ed.). Springer London Ltd, Dec 2008.

Function of anterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments during in-vivo motion of the ankle joint complex.

de Asla RJ, Kozánek M, Wan L, Rubash HE, Li G. J Orthop Surg Res. 2009 Mar 16;4:7.

Kozanek M, M.D., Wan L, Rubash HE, Li G, de Asla RJ. Effect of Posttraumatic Tibiotalar Osteoarthritis on Kinematics of the Ankle Joint Complex. Foot & Ankle Int. 2009 Aug;30(8):734-40.

Thomas J, de Asla RJ. The Role of the Multidisciplanary Team Approach to Limb Salvage in Major Academic Healthcare Institutions. In Thomas Zgonis, DPM (ed) Surgical Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.

McCulloch DK, de Asla RJ. Management of Diabetic Foot Lesions. UpToDate, www.uptodate.com, 2009. 

Bluman EM, de Asla RJ. Deltoid Ligament Reconstruction. In Mark Easley and Sam Wiesel (eds.) Operative Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

de Asla RJ. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I: Disease or Illness Construction?: Commentary on an article by Marlies I. Bodde, MD, et al.: "Therapy-Resistant Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I: To Amputate or Not?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Oct 5;93(19):e1161-1. 

The Use of Flexor to Extensor Transfers for the Correction of the Flexible Hammer Toe Deformity. Kwon JY, de Asla RJ. Foot Ankle Clin. 2011 Dec;16(4).

Smith J, de Asla RJ. Infections of the Foot and Ankle. In Selene G. Parekh, M.D. (ed.) Foot & Ankle Surgery. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2012.

Salzler MJ, Bluman EM, Noonan S, Chiodo CP, de Asla RJ. Injuries observed in minimalist runners. Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Apr;33(4):262-6.

de Asla RJ, Johnson AH, Kwon J, Chiodo CP. Approach to Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle. In Allan H Goroll and Albert G Mulley (eds.) Primary Care Medicine: Office Evaluation and Management of the Adult Patient, 7th ed. Wolter Kluwer, 2014. 

de Asla RJ. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle. In Loretta Chou, MD (ed.) Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle 5. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, September 30, 2014.

Orthopaedic Surgery Examination and Board Review. Manish K Sethi (ed), McGraw Hill, 2016.

de Asla RJ. Naviculocuneiform Arthrodesis. In Christopher P Chiodo and Jeremy T Smith (eds.) Fusions of the Foot and Ankle. Springer, December 2017.

de Asla RJ. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle. In Loretta Chou, MD (ed.) Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle 6. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 12, 2019.

Abstracts:

Papadakos PJ, Chang B, de Asla R, Chryssochoos JT, Lund N. Tissue oxygenation: effects of dopamine and dobutamine. Anesthesiology 1989;71(3A):A1190.

Papadakos PJ, de Asla RJ, Chang S-P, Lund N.  The effects of a vasoactive drug (dopamine) on skeletal muscle oxygenation. Excerpta Medica, International Congress Series no. 885, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam 1990, p 898. 

de Asla RJ, Lund N, Papadakos PJ, Chryssochoos JT.  Dopexamine: the effects of a new vasoactive drug on tissue oxygenation. Circ Shock 1990;31(1):61.

Goldstein B,  Stair DR, de Asla R, DeKing DE, DeLong DJ, Kempski MH, Lund N, Woolf PD. Heart rate power spectrum changes during endotoxin shock in the rabbit. Pediatric Critical Care Colloqium, January 1992, p6. 

Papadakos PJ, de Asla RJ, Lund N, Feliciano DV.   The effects of dopexamine hydrochloride on tissue oxygenation (gut, liver and muscle) in septicemia. Proceedings, Western Trauma Association, February 1992.

Goldstein B, Stair DR, de Asla RJ, DeKing DE, DeLong DJ, Kempski MH, Tipton RB, Lund N, Woolf PD. Heart rate power spectrum and plasma catecholamine changes during endotoxin shock in the rabbit. Clin Res, 1992;40(2):278A.

Lund N, de Asla RJ,  Papadakos PJ, Thorborg PAJ. Dopexamine hydrochloride in septicemia: Effects on gut, liver and muscle oxygenation. Crit Care Med 1992;20(4):S46.

Goldstein B, Stair DR, de Asla R, DeKing DE, DeLong DJ, Kempski MH, Tipton RB, Lund N, Woolf PD. Heart rate power spectrum and plasma catecholamine changes during endotoxin shock in the rabbit. Pediatric Res 1992;31:29A.

Lund N, de Asla R, Papadakos P. Dopexamine hydrochloride: Effects on tissue oxygenation during septicemia in anesthetized rabbits. 17th European Conference on Microcirculation, London, UK, July, 1992.

Szalados JE, de Asla RJ, Papadakos PJ, Lund N. The effect of amrinone on tissue oxygenation in the skeletal muscle and liver of normoxemic rats. Crit Care Med 1993;21(4):S221.

Lund N, de Asla RJ, Papadakos PJ, Thorborg P. Gut, liver and muscle oxygenation in septicemia: dopexamine HCl vs. dobutamine. Proceedings, First Asian Congress for Microcirculation, Osaka, Japan, September, 1993. 

Presentations:

DOPEXAMINE: THE EFFECTS OF A NEW VASOACTIVE DRUG ON TISSUE OXYGENATION.  RJ de Asla, N Lund, PJ Papadakos, JT Chryssochoos.  Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine; Thirteenth Annual Conference on Shock; Durango, Colorado; June 8-11, 1990.

A Modified McBride Procedure: Unpredictable Results for Treatment of Hallux Valgus.  de Asla RJ, Miric A, Hossain A, Marcus ME.  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland Orthopaedic Society; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, June 2, 2001.

Adult Acquired Flatfoot: The Role of the Posterior Tibial Tendon. Orthopaedic grand rounds at the Massachusetts General Hosptial, Boston, MA. December 22, 2004

Reciprical Function of the Anterior Talofibular and Calcaneofibular Ligaments During In Vivo Motion of the Ankle Joint Complex. de Asla RJ, Wan L, Rubash H, Li G. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Podium presentation Orthopaedic Research Society, Chicago, IL; March 19th, 2006.

IN-VIVO CARTIAGE CONTACT OF THE TALOCRURAL JOINT DURING THE STANCE PHASE OF WALKING. Wan L, de Asla RJ, Rubash H, Li G. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Poster presentation Orthopaedic Research Society, Chicago, IL; March 18-21, 2006.

SIX DEGREES OF FREEDOM IN-VIVO KINEMATICS OF THE ANKLE JOINT COMPLEX DURING THE STANCE PHASE OF WALKING. de Asla RJ, Wan L, Rubash H, Li G. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Poster presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL; March 22-26, 2006.

IN-VIVO CARTILAGE CONTACT STRAIN AND PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN HUMAN ANKLE JOINT. Wan l, de Asla RJ, Rubash HE, Li G. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Poster presentation, 53th annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, CA; Feburary 11-14, 2007.

Common Foot Disorders. Primary Care Orthopaedics: Harvard Medical, School Department of Continuing Medical Education. de Asla RJ. Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA; May 17-18, 2007.

Pin and Wire Placement. de Asla RJ. 3rd Annual International External Fixation Symposium 2007. August 9-12, 2007. Omni La Mansion Del Rio Hotel, San Antonio, Texas.

In-Vivo Kinematics of the Ankle Joint Complex with Posttraumatic Talocrural Osteoarthritis. Kozanek M, Wan L, Rubash HE, Li G, de Asla RJ. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Podium presentation, 54th annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA; March 2-5, 2008.

Instructional Course Lecture: Chonic Ankle Pain. Sferra J, de Asla RJ, Wukich D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA; March 5th, 2008. 

Management of Ankle Instability. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine 2008: Advances in MRI and Orthopaedic Management. Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Orthopaedics and Radiology. The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA; May 29th, 2008.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Insuffuciency and the Adult Acquired Flatfoot. de Asla RJ. The 11th National Congress of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Chinese Association of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Sept. 11-13th, 2008.

Charcot Arthropathy. de Asla RJ. Complete Foot Care Course: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Boston, MA; October 2-4, 2008.

Plantar Heal Pain and Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment. de Asla RJ. Complete Foot Care Course: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Boston, MA; October 2-4, 2008.

Instructional Course Lecture: Chonic Ankle Pain. Sferra J, de Asla RJ, Wukich D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV; February, 2009.  

Management of Ankle Instability. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine 2009: Advances in MRI and Orthopaedic Management. Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Orthopaedics and Radiology. The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA; June 15th, 2009.

Instructional Course Lecture: Chonic Ankle Pain. Sferra J, de Asla RJ, Wukich D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV; March, 2010.

Management of Ankle Instability. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine 2010: Advances in MRI, Orthopaedic Management and Rehabilitation. Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Orthopaedics and Radiology. The Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA; May 10th, 2010.

Achilles Tendon Issues in Athletes. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine Symposium 2010: Treating the Injured Athlete. Cambridge Health Alliance, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports. Mandarin Oriental, Boston, 776 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116; November 5th, 2010.

Lisfranc Injuries. de Asla RJ. New England Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Jiminy Peak Resort, Hancock, MA. June 3rd, 2011.

Common Foot Disorders. de Asla RJ. Primary Care Orthopaedics. Harvard Medical, School Department of Continuing Medical Education. Holiday Inn Boston at Beacon Hill, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA; April 5th, 2011.

Management of Achilles Lesions. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine 2011: Imaging and Managing Athletic Injuries. Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Orthopaedics and Radiology. Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA; June 17th, 2011.

Management of Ankle Instability. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine 2011: Imaging and Managing Athletic Injuries. Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Orthopaedics and Radiology. Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA; June 17th, 2011. 

The Spectrum of Vascular Disease, Diabetes, and Foot Ulcerations: What You Need to Know. Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Center CME. Westin hotel, Waltham, MA; September 20th, 2011.

Ankle Fractures. de Asla RJ. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Resident Review Course. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; October 1st, 2011.

Hallux Valgus. de Asla RJ. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Resident Review Course. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; October 1st, 2011.

Achilles Tendon Issues in Athletes. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine Symposium 2010: Treating the Injured Athlete. Cambridge Health Alliance, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports. Mandarin Oriental, Boston, 776 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116; November 4th, 2011.

What is going on biomechanically in a diseased ankle? de Asla RJ. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, specialty day. Mascone Center, San Francisco, CA; February 11, 2012. 

Lisfranc Injuries. Orthopaedic grand rounds, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA. July 11, 2012.

Achilles Tendon Issues in Athletes. de Asla RJ. Sports Medicine Symposium 2012: Treating the Injured Athlete. Cambridge Health Alliance, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports. Mandarin Oriental, Boston, 776 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116; November 6th, 2012.

Lisfranc Injuries in the Athlete. de Asla RJ. New England Orthopaedic Society 2014 Spring Meeting. Jay Peak Resort, Jay, Vermont, June 7th, 2014.

Lisfranc Injuries: Case Presentations. de Asla RJ. New England Orthopaedic Society 2014 Fall Meeting. Omni Parker House Hotel, Boston, MA, November 22, 2014.

The Adult Acquired Flatfoot. de Asla RJ. Best Doctors Global Grand Rounds. 100 Federal St, Fl 21, Boston, MA, November 26th, 2014. 

Common Foot Complaints. de Asla RJ. Naples Community Hospital Grand Rounds. 7th St North, Naples, FL, November 30, 2017.

Total Ankle Arthroplasty- A historical perspective. de Asla, RJ. Academic Exchanges, Shenyang 10th People’s Hospital, Shenyang, China; June 17, 2019.

 

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