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Dr. Abdo Bachoura is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the hand and wrist.  He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hamot in Erie, PA and followed with a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Bachoura treats all conditions of the upper extremity with special focus on hand and wrist fractures and arthritis, nerve injuries, tendon injuries and Dupuytren’s disease.  He is active in orthopaedic research, having published a number of articles and book chapters on surgical techniques, technologies and outcomes of the hand and wrist.  He is a Candidate Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

El Dr. Abdo Bachoura es un cirujano ortopédico capacitado que se especializa en la mano y la muñeca. Completó su residencia en cirugía ortopédica en la Universidad de Pittsburgh Centro Médico (UPMC) Hamot en Erie, Pensilvania y siguió con una beca en Cirugía de Manos y Extremidades Superiores en el Centro de Mano a Hombro de Filadelfia en Filadelfia, Pensilvania.

El Dr. Bachoura trata todas las afecciones de las extremidades superiores con especial atención a las fracturas de manos y muñecas y la artritis, las lesiones nerviosas, las lesiones de los tendones y la enfermedad de Dupuytren. Participa activamente en la investigación ortopédica y ha publicado varios artículos y capítulos de libros sobre técnicas quirúrgicas, tecnologías y resultados de la mano y la muñeca. Es miembro candidato de la Sociedad Estadounidense de Cirugía de la Mano y de la Academia Estadounidense de Cirujanos Ortopédicos.

Professional Profile

Education
Professional Associations

Education

  • MD, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
  • Research Fellow, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Research Fellow, Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hamot, Erie, PA
  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, The Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Candidate member

Education

  • MD, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
  • Research Fellow, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Research Fellow, Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hamot, Erie, PA
  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, The Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Candidate member
Publications

PUBLICATIONS
1.    Fingertip Injuries in Athletes, Musicians, and Other Special Cases.
Bourland B, Astacio E, Bachoura A, Lubahn JD.
Hand Clin. 2021 Feb;37(1):117-123. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2020.09.012.
2.    Mycobacterial Infections in the Hand and Wrist. Bachoura A, Zelouf DS.
Hand Clin. 2020 Aug;36(3):387-396. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2020.03.013.
3.    Reevaluation of the Scaphoid Fracture: What Is the Current Best Evidence?
Buijze GA, Bachoura A, Mahmood B, Wolfe SW, Osterman AL, Jupiter JB.
Instr Course Lect. 2020;69:317-330.
4.    Emerging Technologies in Distal Radius Fracture Fixation.
Bachoura A, Shin EK.
Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Jun 22;12(3):369-378. doi: 10.1007/s12178-019-09568-0. Online ahead of print.
5.    Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Thumb Metacarpal Extension Osteotomy for Symptomatic Carpometacarpal Laxity and Early Basal Joint Arthritis.
Bachoura A, Yakish EJ, Lubahn JD.
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Aug;43(8):772.e1-772.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.01.005. Epub 2018 Mar 2.
6.    A review of mallet finger and jersey finger injuries in the athlete.
Bachoura A, Ferikes AJ, Lubahn JD. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Mar;10(1):1-9. doi: 10.1007/s12178-017-9395-6.
7.    Enchondroma of the Hand: Evaluation and Management.
Lubahn JD, Bachoura A. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Sep;24(9):625-33. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00452.
8.    Arthroscopic Trapeziectomy With Suture Button Suspensionplasty: A Retrospective Review of 153 Cases. Landes G, Gaspar MP, Goljan P, Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Culp RW. Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun;11(2):232-7. doi: 10.1177/1558944715616955. Epub 2016 Jan 21.
9.    Distal Insertional Footprint of the Brachialis Muscle: 3D Morphometric Study.
Kamineni S, Bachoura A, Behrens W, Kamineni E, Deane A.
Anat Res Int. 2015;2015:786508. doi: 10.1155/2015/786508. Epub 2015 Nov 10.
10.    Inner Synovial Membrane Footprint of the Anterior Elbow Capsule: An Arthroscopic Boundary.
Kamineni S, Bachoura A, Sasaki K, Reilly D, Harris KN, Sinai A, Deane A.
Anat Res Int. 2015;2015:426974. doi: 10.1155/2015/426974. Epub 2015 Aug 25.
11.    The surgical management of hand enchondroma without postcurettage void augmentation: authors' experience and a systematic review.
Bachoura A, Rice IS, Lubahn AR, Lubahn JD.
Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep;10(3):461-71. doi: 10.1007/s11552-015-9738-y.
12.    Four-corner arthrodesis with a radiolucent locking dorsal circular plate: technique and outcomes.
Rudnick B, Goljan P, Pruzansky JS, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Rekant MS.
Hand (N Y). 2014 Sep;9(3):315-21. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9617-y.
13.    Little finger carpometacarpal arthroplasty technique and result in 3 cases.
Pruzansky JS, Goljan P, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Culp RW.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1734-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.06.014. Epub 2014 Jul 29.
14.    Distal radius volar locking plate design and associated vulnerability of the flexor pollicis longus.
Limthongthang R, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 May;39(5):852-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.038. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
15.    Psychological factors predict disability and pain intensity after skeletal trauma.
Vranceanu AM, Bachoura A, Weening A, Vrahas M, Smith RM, Ring D.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5;96(3):e20. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00479.
16.    One-bone forearm procedure for Hajdu-Cheney syndrome: a case report.
Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Dec;8(4):479-82. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9542-5.
17.    Hook of hamate fractures in competitive baseball players.
Bachoura A, Wroblewski A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL, Culp RW.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):302-7. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9527-4.
18.    One-stage Integra coverage for fingertip injuries.
Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Chen NC, Shin EK, Katolik LI.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):291-5. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9513-x.
19.    Examining the efficacy and maintenance of contracture correction after collagenase clostridium histolyticum treatment for Dupuytren's disease.
McMahon HA, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Zelouf DS, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):261-6. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9524-7.
20.    Analysis of age-related degenerative changes of the biceps brachii distal footprint.
Bachoura A, Sasaki K, Kamineni S.
J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013 Winter;22(4):304-9. doi: 10.3113/jsoa.2013.0304.
21.    Minimally invasive partial fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contractures.
Gelman S, Schlenker R, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Lipman J, Shin EK, Culp RW.
Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):364-9. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9461-x.
22.    Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome by members of the American Association for Hand Surgery.
Shin EK, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Chen NC, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):351-6. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9455-8.
23.    Adult brachial plexus injury: evaluation and management.
Limthongthang R, Bachoura A, Songcharoen P, Osterman AL.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Oct;44(4):591-603. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2013.06.011. Epub 2013 Sep 6.
24.    Proximal row carpectomy combined with wrist hemiarthroplasty.
Culp RW, Bachoura A, Gelman SE, Jacoby SM.
J Wrist Surg. 2012 Aug;1(1):39-46. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1323643.
25.    Complications following one-bone forearm surgery for posttraumatic forearm and distal radioulnar joint instability.
Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Diprinzio EV, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May;38(5):976-982.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.005. Epub 2013 Apr 6.
26.    The effect of a therapy protocol for increasing correction of severely contracted proximal interphalangeal joints caused by dupuytren disease and treated with collagenase injection.
Skirven TM, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Apr;38(4):684-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.01.038. Epub 2013 Mar 6.
27.    Ulnar tunnel syndrome.
Bachoura A, Jacoby SM.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2012 Oct;43(4):467-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2012.07.016.
28.    Clavicle morphometry revisited: a 3-dimensional study with relevance to operative fixation.
Bachoura A, Deane AS, Wise JN, Kamineni S.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Jan;22(1):e15-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2012.01.019. Epub 2012 Apr 26.
29.    Clavicle anatomy and the applicability of intramedullary midshaft fracture fixation.
Bachoura A, Deane AS, Kamineni S.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Oct;21(10):1384-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.10.032. Epub 2012 Jan 23.
30.    Late removal of titanium hardware from the elbow is problematic.
Bachoura A, Yoshida R, Lattermann C, Kamineni S.
ISRN Orthop. 2012 Feb 6;2012:256239. doi: 10.5402/2012/256239. eCollection 2012.
31.    Infirmity and injury complexity are risk factors for surgical-site infection after operative fracture care.
Bachoura A, Guitton TG, Smith RM, Vrahas MS, Zurakowski D, Ring D.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Sep;469(9):2621-30. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1737-2. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
1.    Fingertip Injuries in Athletes, Musicians, and Other Special Cases.
Bourland B, Astacio E, Bachoura A, Lubahn JD.
Hand Clin. 2021 Feb;37(1):117-123. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2020.09.012.
2.    Mycobacterial Infections in the Hand and Wrist. Bachoura A, Zelouf DS.
Hand Clin. 2020 Aug;36(3):387-396. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2020.03.013.
3.    Reevaluation of the Scaphoid Fracture: What Is the Current Best Evidence?
Buijze GA, Bachoura A, Mahmood B, Wolfe SW, Osterman AL, Jupiter JB.
Instr Course Lect. 2020;69:317-330.
4.    Emerging Technologies in Distal Radius Fracture Fixation.
Bachoura A, Shin EK.
Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Jun 22;12(3):369-378. doi: 10.1007/s12178-019-09568-0. Online ahead of print.
5.    Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Thumb Metacarpal Extension Osteotomy for Symptomatic Carpometacarpal Laxity and Early Basal Joint Arthritis.
Bachoura A, Yakish EJ, Lubahn JD.
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Aug;43(8):772.e1-772.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.01.005. Epub 2018 Mar 2.
6.    A review of mallet finger and jersey finger injuries in the athlete.
Bachoura A, Ferikes AJ, Lubahn JD. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Mar;10(1):1-9. doi: 10.1007/s12178-017-9395-6.
7.    Enchondroma of the Hand: Evaluation and Management.
Lubahn JD, Bachoura A. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Sep;24(9):625-33. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00452.
8.    Arthroscopic Trapeziectomy With Suture Button Suspensionplasty: A Retrospective Review of 153 Cases. Landes G, Gaspar MP, Goljan P, Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Culp RW. Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun;11(2):232-7. doi: 10.1177/1558944715616955. Epub 2016 Jan 21.
9.    Distal Insertional Footprint of the Brachialis Muscle: 3D Morphometric Study.
Kamineni S, Bachoura A, Behrens W, Kamineni E, Deane A.
Anat Res Int. 2015;2015:786508. doi: 10.1155/2015/786508. Epub 2015 Nov 10.
10.    Inner Synovial Membrane Footprint of the Anterior Elbow Capsule: An Arthroscopic Boundary.
Kamineni S, Bachoura A, Sasaki K, Reilly D, Harris KN, Sinai A, Deane A.
Anat Res Int. 2015;2015:426974. doi: 10.1155/2015/426974. Epub 2015 Aug 25.
11.    The surgical management of hand enchondroma without postcurettage void augmentation: authors' experience and a systematic review.
Bachoura A, Rice IS, Lubahn AR, Lubahn JD.
Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep;10(3):461-71. doi: 10.1007/s11552-015-9738-y.
12.    Four-corner arthrodesis with a radiolucent locking dorsal circular plate: technique and outcomes.
Rudnick B, Goljan P, Pruzansky JS, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Rekant MS.
Hand (N Y). 2014 Sep;9(3):315-21. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9617-y.
13.    Little finger carpometacarpal arthroplasty technique and result in 3 cases.
Pruzansky JS, Goljan P, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Culp RW.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1734-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.06.014. Epub 2014 Jul 29.
14.    Distal radius volar locking plate design and associated vulnerability of the flexor pollicis longus.
Limthongthang R, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 May;39(5):852-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.038. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
15.    Psychological factors predict disability and pain intensity after skeletal trauma.
Vranceanu AM, Bachoura A, Weening A, Vrahas M, Smith RM, Ring D.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5;96(3):e20. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00479.
16.    One-bone forearm procedure for Hajdu-Cheney syndrome: a case report.
Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Dec;8(4):479-82. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9542-5.
17.    Hook of hamate fractures in competitive baseball players.
Bachoura A, Wroblewski A, Jacoby SM, Osterman AL, Culp RW.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):302-7. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9527-4.
18.    One-stage Integra coverage for fingertip injuries.
Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Chen NC, Shin EK, Katolik LI.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):291-5. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9513-x.
19.    Examining the efficacy and maintenance of contracture correction after collagenase clostridium histolyticum treatment for Dupuytren's disease.
McMahon HA, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Zelouf DS, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2013 Sep;8(3):261-6. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9524-7.
20.    Analysis of age-related degenerative changes of the biceps brachii distal footprint.
Bachoura A, Sasaki K, Kamineni S.
J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013 Winter;22(4):304-9. doi: 10.3113/jsoa.2013.0304.
21.    Minimally invasive partial fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contractures.
Gelman S, Schlenker R, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Lipman J, Shin EK, Culp RW.
Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):364-9. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9461-x.
22.    Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome by members of the American Association for Hand Surgery.
Shin EK, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Chen NC, Osterman AL.
Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):351-6. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9455-8.
23.    Adult brachial plexus injury: evaluation and management.
Limthongthang R, Bachoura A, Songcharoen P, Osterman AL.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Oct;44(4):591-603. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2013.06.011. Epub 2013 Sep 6.
24.    Proximal row carpectomy combined with wrist hemiarthroplasty.
Culp RW, Bachoura A, Gelman SE, Jacoby SM.
J Wrist Surg. 2012 Aug;1(1):39-46. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1323643.
25.    Complications following one-bone forearm surgery for posttraumatic forearm and distal radioulnar joint instability.
Jacoby SM, Bachoura A, Diprinzio EV, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May;38(5):976-982.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.005. Epub 2013 Apr 6.
26.    The effect of a therapy protocol for increasing correction of severely contracted proximal interphalangeal joints caused by dupuytren disease and treated with collagenase injection.
Skirven TM, Bachoura A, Jacoby SM, Culp RW, Osterman AL.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Apr;38(4):684-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.01.038. Epub 2013 Mar 6.
27.    Ulnar tunnel syndrome.
Bachoura A, Jacoby SM.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2012 Oct;43(4):467-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2012.07.016.
28.    Clavicle morphometry revisited: a 3-dimensional study with relevance to operative fixation.
Bachoura A, Deane AS, Wise JN, Kamineni S.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Jan;22(1):e15-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2012.01.019. Epub 2012 Apr 26.
29.    Clavicle anatomy and the applicability of intramedullary midshaft fracture fixation.
Bachoura A, Deane AS, Kamineni S.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Oct;21(10):1384-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.10.032. Epub 2012 Jan 23.
30.    Late removal of titanium hardware from the elbow is problematic.
Bachoura A, Yoshida R, Lattermann C, Kamineni S.
ISRN Orthop. 2012 Feb 6;2012:256239. doi: 10.5402/2012/256239. eCollection 2012.
31.    Infirmity and injury complexity are risk factors for surgical-site infection after operative fracture care.
Bachoura A, Guitton TG, Smith RM, Vrahas MS, Zurakowski D, Ring D.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Sep;469(9):2621-30. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1737-2. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

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