William R. Puffinbarger

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William R. Puffinbarger


Puffinbarger, William R. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Orthopaedic Surgery -Associate Professor

Center of:


University of Oklahoma College of Medicine   Medical Degree   1991
Oklahoma Teaching Hospitals   Internship General Surgery   1992
Oklahoma Teaching Hospitals   Residency Orthopedic Surgery   1996
Babies and Children's Hospital of New York   Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Post Residency Training   1999

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery


Research Projects:

The Influence of Pediatric Subspecialty Training on the Acute Surgical Management of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. Primary Investigator/Faculty Mentor. August 2008 - July 2009.
Cephalad Hardware Failure in Posterior Spinal Fusion for Neuromuscular Scoliosis: All Wire vs. Hybrid Instrumentation. Primary Investigator/Faculty Mentor. July 2007 - April 2009.
Post-operative Infection Following Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: A Radiographic Review. Primary Investigator/Faculty Mentor. September 2007 - June 2008.
Long Term Results of Resection of Talocalcaneal Coalitions in Pediatric Patients. Primary Investigator/Faculty Mentor. September 2007 - June 2008.
MRSA Sepsis Due to Osteomyelitis in the Pediatric Population. Primary Investigator/Faculty Mentor. August 2007 - April 2008.

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