Renn J. Crichlow, MD - CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

Renn J. Crichlow, M.D.


OFFICE ADDRESS                           OrthoIndy

                                                            8450 Northwest Blvd

                                                            Indianapolis, Indiana 46278

                                                            (317) 802-2000; (317) 338-2292 (fax)

                                                            e-mail: rcrichlow@orthoindy.com

 

TRAINING/EDUCATION

 

FELLOWSHIP:                                   R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center

                                                            Baltimore, MD

                                                            Orthopaedic Traumatology

                                                            2004-2005

 

RESIDENCY:                                     Harvard Combined Orthopaedics Residency

                                                            Boston, MA

                                                            Orthopaedic Surgery

                                                            2000-2004

·       Elected Member (2 terms), Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women’s Hospital Executive Committee on Training and Education (ECOTE)

·       Volunteer Member, Partners Education Committee

·       Resident member, Orthopaedics Core Curriculum Committee

·       Member, Residency Web Site Design Committee

·       Resident Interview Day Presenter/Co-coordinator

 

INTERNSHIP:                                     Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center

                                                            Boston, MA

                                                            General Surgery

                                                            1999-2000

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL:                          Harvard Medical School

                                                            Boston, MA

                                                            1994-1999 – M.D.

·       Elected Moderator, Graduation Day Ceremonies 1999


UNDERGRADUATE   :                     Simon Fraser University

                                                            Vancouver, Canada

                                                            1989-1994 – B.S. Applied Science

·       Honor Roll 89-94

·       PetroCanada Legacy Fund Scholarship

·       Dean’s Graduation Medal Finalist

·       Senate Undergraduate Scholarship

·       Kinesiology Faculty Prize

·       Entrance Scholarship for Academic Excellence

 

CERTIFICATION

 

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Step 2         Passed 07/2008
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Step 1         Passed 07/2004
  • USMLE Step 3                                                             Passed 06/2000
  • USMLE Step 2                                                             Passed 08/1998
  • USMLE Step 1                                                             Passed 06/1997


PUBLICATIONS

Complications of Anterior Subcutaneous Internal Fixation for Unstable Pelvis Fractures: A Mutlicenter Study. Symposium: Disruptions of the Pelvic Ring: An Update. Vaidya R, Kubiak EN, Bergin PF, Dombroski DF, Crichlow RJ, Sethi A,  Starr AJ. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 470(8): August 2012 


The Authors Respond. Letter to the editor. Crichlow, RJ. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: 24(10): 95-97, October 2010

 

Appropriateness of Patient Transfer With Associated Orthopaedic Injuries to a Level I Trauma Center. Crichlow RJ, Zeni A, Reveal G, Kuhl M,  Heisler J, Kaehr D, Vijay P, Musapatika DL. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 24(6):331-335, June 2010.

 

Complications associated with the posterolateral approach for pilon fractures. Bhattacharryya T, Crichlow RJ, Gobezie RG, Vrahas MS. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2006 Feb;20(2):104-7

 

Depression in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients: Prevalence and Severity. Crichlow RJ, Andres PL, Morrison SM, Haley SM, Vrahas MS. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2006 Sept;88-A(9) : 1927-1933

 

Depression in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients. Crichlow RJ, Vrahas MS. AO Dialogue 2006 ; 3/06: 17-18

 

An evidence based review of Glucosamine conducted by the Natural Standard research Collaboration. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine 2005: Vol 3 ; Iss. 1, Article 1.

 

“Chapter 6: Bone Physiology”, Concepts in Medical Physiology, 2005, Seifter J, Ratner A, Sloane D Eds.

 

Hecht AC, Scott DL, Crichlow R, Hornicek FJ, Pedlow FX. “Metastatic Disease”, The Adult and Pediatric Spine, 2003, 3rd Edition Frymoyer JW, Wiesel SW Eds.

 

Guest editorial, Toronto Star (circulation 450,000), 7/10/2002, “Steroids are Ruining Baseball


NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

1.     American Osteopathic Postgraduate Seminar 2013 Trauma Symposium Presentations:  (1)Pelvic Fractures: Treat or Transfer  (2) Novel Positioning for Lower Extremity Nailing.

 

2.     AAOS Paper Presentation 2012:  Indications and Outcomes of Anterior Subcutaneous Fixator (InFIx) in Pelvis Fractures: A Multicenter Study. Vaidya R, Kubiak E, Bergin PF, Dombrowski DG, Crichlow RJ, Sethi A, Starr AJ.

 

3.      AAOS Poster Presentation 2012:  Outcomes of Conservative Management of Pelvic Ring Injuries, Crichlow RJ, Davis JJ, Scheid DK, Watts M, Stone M, Musapatika, MS

 

4.     AAOS Poster Presentation 2011: Appropriateness of Patient Transfer with Associated Orthopaedic Injuries to a Level-I Trauma Center.      Renn Crichlow, MD; Amer Zeni, MD; Greg Reveal, MD; Mitch Kuhl, DO; Jason Heisler, DO; David Kaehr, MD;Palaniswamy Vijay, PhD; Dana Musapatika, MS, MSc

 

5.     AAOS Poster Presentation 2009: Outcomes in Intramedullary Nailing and Locked Internal Fixation of Supracondylar Femur Fractures, Renn J Crichlow, MD, David M Kaehr, MD, Timothy G Weber, MD,  Chelsie Baughman, Elizabeth McCarty, Palaniswamy Vijay, PhD, Amer Zeni, MD


6.    OTA Podium Presentation 2008: Appropriateness of Patient Transfer with Associated Orthopedic Injuries to Level-I Trauma Center, Renn J. Crichlow, MD, Amer Zeni, MD, Greg Reveal, MD, Mitch Kuhl, MD, Jason Heisler, DO, David Kaehr, MD, Palaniswamy Vijay, PhD


7.    OTA Poster Presentation 2008: The effect of Piriformis versus Tronchanteric Portal on Hip Muscle Strength. A randomized Prospective Study. Timothy G Weber MD, Renn J Crichlow MD, David S. Brokaw, Gregory Dikos, Marcus Stone, Tabitha Williams, Palaniswamy Vijay, PhD

 

8.    OTA Poster Presentation 2007: Conservative Management of Pelvic Ring Injuries, Crichlow RJ, Davis JJ, Scheid DK, Watts M, Stone M.

 

9.    AAOS Specialty Day Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, Podium Presentation, 2006: “Depression in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients: Prevalence and Severity.”

 

10.   Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Poster Presentation 2006: “Immediate Operative Stabilization of Unstable Pelvic Ring Injuries at Time of Emergent Exploratory Laparotomy: A Series of  36 cases”  Crichlow RJ, Nascone J,  Sciadini M, Graf K, Turen C, Scalea TM

 

11.   Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Podium Presentation 2005: “Immediate Operative Stabilization of Unstable Pelvic Ring Injuries at Time of Emergent Exploratory Laparotomy: A Series of  36 cases” Crichlow RJ, Nascone J,  Sciadini M, Graf K, Turen C, Scalea TM

 

12.   AAOS Poster Presentation 2004: “Tibial Pilon Fractures Treated via Posterolateral Approach” Crichlow RJ, Vrahas MS, Gobezie RG, Ponce B.

 

13.   AAOS Poster Presentation 2004: “Nonunion of the tibia with posterolateral approach and ORIF” Crichlow RJ, Vrahas MS, Ponce B, Gobezie RG.

 

 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Member Military Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC)

·       METRC is a collaboration between 13 Core Orthopaedic Trauma Centers including Maryland Shock Trauma, Harborview, Parkland, Tampa, Johns Hopkins, Carolinas Medical Center and others around the country

·       This consortium has received greater than 60 million dollars in grants to study high energy lower extremity trauma

·       Member Steering Committee 2009-2013

·       PI for METRC primary core clinical site at Methodist Hospital 2009-2013

·       PI for METRC Satellite Center St Vincent’s Indianapolis 2013-present

·       Member FIXIT protocol committeers or Internal Fixation with Intramedullary Nails or Plates.

·       Previous Member TCCI  protocol committee

o   Improving Activity and Quality of Life Following Lower Extremity Trauma: The Trauma Collaborative Care Intervention

Biomechanical Analysis of Augmented Plate Fixation for the Treatment of Vertical Shear Pauwels III Femoral Neck Fractures.

·       Biomechanical analysis of novel method of femoral neck fixation

·       Manuscript in review at JOT

 

Clinical prediction of Non-Union by Trauma Surgeons

·       Paper to examine ability of surgeons to predict non union in their own patients


 

PROFFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

 

Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery  (ABOS)

 

Member Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)

 

Member American Medical Association (AMA)

 

Member Indiana Orthopaedic Society (IOS)

 

Member Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA)

 

AO Faculty Member (Instructor)

·       Instructor at Annual Fellows Cadaveric Course

·       Instructor Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Course

·       Instructor Basic and Advanced courses

 

Member International Council of Motorsport Sciences

 

INDUSTRY AFFILIATIONS (Current and Past)

 

Consultant Medtronic 2012

  • Re-imbursed for instructional video for Aquamantis device

AO North America Faculty and Speaker 2006-present

  • Multiple AO Courses
  • Reimbursed for expenses and paid Per-Diem

Speaker Stryker Orthopaedics 2008-2010

·       Reimbursed for travel expenses

Consultant Aquamantis Technology 2008-2009

·       Re-imbursed for presentations to sales force

Consultant QFx Technologies 2008

·       Paid advisor on novel external fixator system for damage control orthopaedics

 

ORTHOPAEDIC EXPERIENCE

 

Member IndyCar Safety Team

  • 2011 – present
  • Assist in on track rescue and evaluation of injured drivers, assist in post crash evaluation at infield care center

 

Member State of Florida, Department of Health Trauma Center Approval Team

  • Survey Committee Member  2011- 2012
  • 4 surveys completed

 

Reviewer, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.  2006-present (Pelvis and Tibia Sections)

  • 68+ papers reviewed

 

Reviewer, Journal of Trauma, Infection and Critical Care.  2010-present

  • 7 papers reviewed

 

Reviewer, Orthopaedics.  2013-present

  • 1 papers reviewed

 

Secretary OrthoIndy Board of Directors. 2010-present

  • Elected by physicians of OrthoIndy to ensure smooth running of the practice with  over 70 physicians and over 750 employees

 

Member OrthoIndy Finance Committee. 2006-present

  • Volounteer member of committee overseeing finances of group with $125 in gross revenue

 

Orthopedic Section Chair St Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, 2013-present

  • Elected Orthopaedic Department Chair
  • Involved in Peer Review, Orthopaedic Unit Operations

 

Member St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital Trauma Program Operational Performance Committee

  • 2013-present
  • Ensure delivery of trauma within the center meets ACS Standards

 

Member Methodist Hospital Trauma Program Operational Performance Committee

  • 2009-2013
  • Ensure delivery of trauma within the center meets ACS Standards

 

Member Methodist Hospital Trauma Peer review Committee

  • 2009-2013
  • ensure maintenance of ACS Level 1 certification

 

PRACTICE PROFILE

·       2005 – Present full time trauma practice, Private Practice Model

·       Average 500 cases yearly

·       Complex pelvis, polytrauma, peri-articular fractures

·       5-7 in house call nights per month 2005 - 2013

 

EXPERIENCE

Canadian Olympic Canoe Team, 1985-1996

Team Member

·       World Champion & Gold Medal, 1991 Kayak Singles Paris, France

·       Olympic Games Team: Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996

·       World Championships: Silver Medal 1993 – Copenhagen, Denmark; Bronze Medal 1995- Duisburg Germany; Bronze Medal 1987 – Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Jr.)

·       Silver Medal, Goodwill Games 1994; St. Petersburg, Russia

·       16 Canadian Senior Singles Titles

 

Canadian Olympic Association Board of Directors, 1999-2001

Represented athletes of all sports to the Olympic Association Board

 

Canadian Olympic Association Athletes Council, 1997-2001

Elected Vice Chair (2 terms)

·       represented the athletes of canoeing to Executive Committee

·       oversaw implementation of athlete centered model of sport governance

·       instituted standards relating to team and athlete selection

 

International Olympic Committee World Anti-Doping Conference, 1999

Canadian Athlete Representative to the conference that created the World Anti-Doping Agency

 

International Canoe Federation Athletes Committee, 1991 – 1993

 Elected Member, represented English speaking athletes to ICF board members

 

Esteem Team Speakers Bureau & Athletes Motivating Excellence Speakers Bureau, 1989-1993

Member of Speakers Bureau, which spoke to school, aged children about “Fair Play” and self-worth

 

Federal Fair Play Commission, 1991 & Spirit of Sport Foundation Representative, 1992-1996

Selected by Federal  Fitness and Amateur Sport Department to promote “Fair Play”, “Drug Free Sport” and the value of sport to Canadian society

 

AWARDS

·       ST. Vincent Caring Angel Award 2013

·       Indianapolis Monthly 2013: Top Orthopaedic Surgeons

·       Indianapolis Monthly 2012: Top Orthopaedic Surgeons

·       Indianapolis Monthly 2011: Top Orthopaedic Surgeons

·       US News and World Report: Top Orthopaedic Surgeons 2011

·       Indianapolis Monthly 2010: Top Orthopaedic Surgeons

·       Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association Jacqueline Perry Award, 2006

·       Elected Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame, 2001

·       Elected Canadian Amateur Hall of Fame, 1992

·       Harry Jerome National Achievement Award, 1992

·       Elected Nepean Wall of Fame, 1987

 

FAMILY/ HOBBIES

·       Wife Heather

·       Children: Chris (14), Cole (11), Cameron (6), Carter & Conrad (3)

·       Wakeboarding, Fitness

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