July Featured Author

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MAJ Jonathan F. Dickens M.D.
United States Army, Medical Corps
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Orthopaedics, USUHS
Director of Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, Maryland

From the July issue: Incidence Rate and Results of the Surgical Treatment of Pectoralis Major Tendon Ruptures in Active-Duty Military Personnel

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Dickens discuss his article in the July issue.

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Dr. Jonathan F. Dickens is the Assistant Professor of Surgery and Orthopaedics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Director of Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, at the Walter Reed National Military Center & Uniformed Services University. Dr. Dickens is also an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and an Assistant Team Physician at the United States Naval Academy. His education consisted of an undergraduate degree in Biology at Davidson College, followed by medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was an Instructor in Surgery and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Dickens completed training in sports medicine and knee surgery at The Shelbourne Clinic before doing his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Balazs GC, Brelin AM, Grimm PD, Dickens JF, Keblish DJ, Rue JP. Hybrid tibial fixation of soft tissue grafts in ACL reconstruction: A systematic review. American Journal of Sports Medicine. ePub ahead of Print January 22, 2016.

Dickens JF, Rue JP, Cameron KL, Kilcoyne KG, Allred CD, Svoboda SJ, Tokish JM, Peck KY, Owens BD. Improved Return to Play in Intercollegiate Contact Athletes following Arthroscopic Stabilization for Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Multicenter Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. (In Press).

Balazs GC, Brelin AM, Donohue MA, Dworak TC, Rue JP, Giuliani JR, Dickens JF. Incidence Rate and Results of Surgical Treatment of Pectoralis Major Tendon Ruptures in Active Duty Military Personnel. American Journal of Sports Medicine.  (In Press).

Kilcoyne KG, Dickens JF, Svoboda SJ, Owens BD, Cameron KL, Sullivan RT, Rue JP. Reported Concussion Rates for Three Division I Football Programs: An Evaluation of the New NCAA Concussion PolicySports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach : A Multidisciplinary Approach.  2014;6(5):402-5.

Dickens JF, Owens BD, Cameron KL, Kilcoyne KG, Allred CD, Svoboda SJ, Tokish JM, Peck KY, Rue JP. Return to Play and Recurrence Following In-season Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Multicenter Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;42(12):2842-50.

Dickens JF, Kilcoyne KG, Giuliani J, Owens B. Circumferential Labral Tears: A New Pathologic Consideration in First-Time Anterior Shoulder DislocationsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  2012;40:213-7.

Dickens JF, Kilcoyne KG, Tintle SM, Giuliani J, Schaefer RA, Rue JP. Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: An Anatomic Study and Evaluation of At-Risk StructuresAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012;40(10):2337-41.

Kilcoyne KG, Dickens JF, Chronister, R, Keblish DJ, Rue JP. Outcomes of Grade I and II Hamstring Injuries in an Intercollegiate Athletic Population Using a Novel Rehabilitation ProtocolSports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.  2011;3(6): 528-33.

Shelbourne KD and Dickens JF. Digital Radiographic Evaluation of Medial Joint Space Narrowing after Partial Meniscectomy of Bucket-Handle Medial Meniscus Tears in ACL-Intact KneesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. 2006;34:1648-1655.

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