Jacob E. Tulipan, M.D.

Dr. Tulipan is an orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon who specializes in the comprehensive treatment and care of hand and wrist conditions.  He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.  He followed with a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity at Harvard Orthopaedic Hand Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.  He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Tulipan has particular interest in the interplay of sleep disorders and hand problems as well as open fractures of the hand.  He is a published physician and holds memberships with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Professional Profile

Education
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, Harvard Orthopaedic Hand Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Titles & Certifications
  • Assistant Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. JE Tulipan, AR Kachooei, J Shearin, Y Braun, ML Wang, M Rivlin. Ultrasound Evaluation for Incomplete Carpal Tunnel Release, Hand, Accepted for publication
  2. J Tulipan, P Beredjiklian, JS Gandhi, F Liss, M Rivlin. Changes in Medicare Reimbursement for Advanced Upper Extremity Imaging, J Hand Surg Am, July 2018, Epublished ahead of print
  3. JE Tulipan, AM Ilyas. Open fractures of the hand: review of pathogenesis and introduction of a new classification system, Hand Clin, February 2018, Volume 34, Issue 1, Pages 1-7
  4. M Rivlin, A Miller, J Tulipan, PK Beredjiklian, ML Wang, A Steplewski, J Fertala, J Kostas, A Fertala. Patterns of collagen-rich deposits in peripheral nerves in response to injury: a pilot study in a rabbit model, Brain and Behavior, Volume 7, Issue 7, July 2017, e00659
  5. JE Tulipan, AJ Miller, AG Park, JT Labrum, AM Ilyas. Touch SurgeryTM: Analysis and Assessment of Validity of a Hand Surgery Simulation “App,” Hand, January 2018, Epublished ahead of print
  6. JE Tulipan, AM Ilyas, N Kim, JL Matzon. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release with and without Sedation, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 131, Issue 3, March 2018, Pages 685-690
  7. JE Tulipan, KF Lustky, MG Maltenfort, MK Freedman, PK Beredjiklian. Patient reported Disability Measures do not Correlate with Electrodiagnostic Severity in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, Volume 5, Issue 8, August 2017, e1440
  8. M Rivlin, A Miller, J Tulipan, PK Beredjiklian, ML Wang, J Fertala, A Steplewski, J Kistas, A Fertala. Patterns of Production of Collagen-Rich Deposits in Peripheral Nerves in Response to Injury: A Pilot Study in a Rabbit Model, Brain and Behavior, 2017, Issue 00:e00659
  9. J Tulipan, N Kim, J Abboudi, C Jones, F Liss, W Kirkpatrick, J Matzon, M Rivlin, M Wang, A Ilyas. Open Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes: Performed Wide Awake versus with Sedation, Journal of Hand and Microsurgery, Volume 9, Issue 2, August 2017, Pages 74-79
  10. J Tulipan, N Kim, J Abboudi, C Jones, F Liss, W Kirkpatrick, J Matzon, M Rivlin, M Wang, A Ilyas. Prospective Evaluation of Sleep Improvement Following Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Journal of Hand Surgery (American ed.), Volume 42, Issue 5, May 2017, e1-390
  11. E. Swart, J. Tulipan, M.P. Rosenwasser. How Should the Treatment Costs of Distal Radius Fractures be Measured, American Journal of Orthopaedics, Volume 46, Issue 1, Jan/Feb 2017, e54-59
  12. J.E. Tulipan, K Lutsky, P Beredjiklian. Transient vasospastic response following injection of corticosteroid into the hand, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease, Volume 75, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages 217-219
  13. J.E. Tulipan, A.M. Ilyas. Open fractures of the hand: review of pathogenesis and introduction of a new classification system, Orthop Clin North Am, volume 47, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 245-51.
  14. J. Tulipan, C.M. Jones, A.M. Ilyas. The Effect of Osteoporosis on Healing of Distal Radius Fragility Fractures, Orthop Clin North Am, volume 46, Issue 4, October 2015, Pages 541-9.
  15. J. E. Tulipan, J. Stone, B. Samstein, T. Kato, Jean C. Emond, Scot D. Henry, James V. Guarrera. Molecular expression of acute phase mediators is attenuated by machine preservation in human liver transplantation: Preliminary analysis of effluent, serum, and liver biopsies, Surgery, Volume 150, Issue 2, August 2011, Pages 352-360. PMID 21801971
  16. James V. Guarrera, J. Stone, J.E. Tulipan, et al.  A novel ex-vivo porcine renal xenotransplantation model using a pulsatile machine preservation system. Ann Transplant, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 80-82. PMID 21436780
  17. S.L. Demento, W. Cui, J. Criscione, E. Stern, J. Tulipan, S. Kaech, T.M. Fahmy. Role of sustained antigen release from nanoparticle vaccines in shaping the T cell memory phenotype, Biomaterials, Volume 33, Issue 19, June 2012, Pages 4957-4964. PMID 22484047
  18. S.D. Henry, E. Nachber, J. Tulipan, J. Stone, C. Bae, L. Reznik, T. Kato, B. Samstein, J.C. Emond, J.V. Guarrera. Hypothermic Machine Preservation reduces Molecular Markers of Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Human Liver Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation, Volume 12, Issue 9, Pages 2477-86. PMID 22594953

Abstracts & Presentations

  1. J Tulipan, A Lechtig, T Rozental, C Harper. “Age is just a Number:” Distal Radius Fractures in Patients Over 75. Eposter presented at ASSH 2019 annual meeting.
  2. J Tulipan, K Sandrowski, P Pham, A Kachooei, J Shearin, M Rivlin. Ultrasound-guided Basal Joint Injection: Does Experience Matter?. Presented at AAOS 2018 annual meeting and as e-poster at 2018 AAHS meeting.
  3. A Miller, JT Labrum, J Tulipan, AG Park, A Ilyas. Touch Surgery™: Analysis of Surgical Simulation Validity and Training Potential. Podium presentation at the 2017 AAHS and EOA meetings.
  4. J Tulipan, A Reza Kachooei, J Shearin, M Rivlin.  Ultrasound Evaluation for Incomplete Carpal Tunnel Release. Podium presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual resident’s and fellow’s meeting.
  5. J Tulipan, N Kim, A Ilyas, J Matzon, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release with and without Sedation. E-Poster presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual meeting.
  6. J Tulipan, K Lutsky, M Maltenfort, M Freedman, P Beredjiklian, Patient reported Disability Measures do not Correlate with Electrodiagnostic Severity in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. E-Poster presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual meeting.
  7. J Tulipan, J Gandhi, F Liss, P Beredjiklian, M Rivlin, Changes in Reimbursement for Advanced Wrist Imaging. E-Poster presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual meeting.
  8. J Tulipan, N Kim, A Ilyas, Prospective Evaluation of Sleep Improvement Following Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery. E-Poster presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual meeting.
  9. J Tulipan, N Kim, A Ilyas, Open Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes: Performed With and Without Sedation. E-Poster presentation at the 2016 ASSH annual meeting and the 2017 AAHS annual meeting.
  10. J. Lin, JE Tulipan, K.S. Yemul, R.J. Strauch, M.P. Rosenwasser, Radiographic Follow Up During Closed Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures—How Many Weeks are Necessary? Presented at AAOS 2014 annual meeting. Winner, “Best Poster in the Hand and Wrist Classification.”
  11. JE Tulipan, J.A. Stone, S.D. Henry, B.O. Arrington, J.V. Guarrera, Quantification Of Inflammatory Biomarkers In Effluent From Hepatic Hypothermic Machine Perfusion, Journal of Surgical Research, Volume 165, Issue 2, February 2011, Page 181. Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress, January 2011.

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