John Birch, M.D.

Professor

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Medical School The University of Western Ontario (1975)
Internship Ottawa Civic Hospital (1976), Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Ottawa General Hospital (1980), Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship Ottawa General Hospital (1980), Sports Medicine
Fellowship Shands Hospital at University of FL (1981), Sports Medicine
Chief Resident University of Florida College of Medicine (1981), Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis
Fellowship Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (1982), Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis

Research Interests

  • Limb Lengthening
  • Skeletal Muscle Response to Lengthening

Publications

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Featured Publications

Congenital Fibular Deficiency: A Review of Thirty Years? Experience at One Institution and a Proposed Classification System Based on Clinical Deformity

J.G. Birch, T.L. Lincoln, P.W. Mack, and C.M. Birch J. Bone Joint Surg. Am. June 2011 93(12) 1144-1151

Precocious Appearance of the Capital Femoral Ossific Nucleus in Larsen?s Syndrome

4) J.G. Birch, R.H. Browne, A. DeLaRocha, J.R. Schiller, and M.A. Khaleel J. Child. Orthop. April 2011 5 (Suppl 1) S24

Femoral Nerve Palsy in Pavlik Harness Treatment for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

M.L. Murnaghan, R.H. Browne, D.J. Sucato, and J.G. Birch J. Bone Joint Surg. Am. March 2011 93(5) 493-499

Revised Modified Oxford Bone Score: A Simpler System for Prediction of Contralateral Involvement in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

J.R. Zide, D. Popejoy, and J.G. Birch J. Pediatr. Orthop. March 2011 31(2) 159-164

Revised Modified Oxford Bone Score: A Simpler System for Prediction of Contralateral Involvement in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

J.R. Zide, D. Popejoy, J.G. Birch J. Pediatr. Orthop. March 2011 31(2) 159-164

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Honors/Awards

  • Board Member
    to 2007 Board of Directors, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2005)
  • Associate Editor
    to Present The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2004)
  • Examiner
    to 2005 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Oral Examinations (2004)
  • Vice President
    to 2006 Associazione per lo Studio e Applicazione del Methodo Ilizarov (A.S.A.M.I. International) (2004)
  • President
    to 2004 Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society - A.S.A.M.I. North America (2003)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Associazion per lo Studio e Applicazione del Methodo Ilizarov (A.S.A.M.I. International)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America