John D. Koerner, M.D.

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Dr. Koerner is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopaedic spine surgeon.  He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at New Jersey Medical School – UMDNJ in Newark, NJ and went on to complete a fellowship in Clinical Research and Spine Surgery at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.  


Dr. Koerner has authored numerous publications, book chapters, abstracts, poster and podium presentations and has co-edited two textbooks.  He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the North American Spine Society (NASS), where he also serves on multiple committees.  


In 2018, Dr. Koerner was named as one of SpineLine’s Top 20 under 40.  He is dedicated to ongoing spine research and devoted to providing his patients with personalized, evidence-based care.

 

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Professional Profile

Education
  • B.S., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Pre-med Post Baccalaureate Program, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • M.D., New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Newark, NJ
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Newark, NJ
  • Research/Spine Fellowship, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Publications


PUBLICATIONS
Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Grad S, Alini M, Fang T, Markova DZ, Koerner JD, Rajasekaran S, Chapman J, Kandziora F, Schnake KJ, Dvorak MF, Oner FC, Vaccaro AR. Does Riluzole Influence Bone Formation?: An In Vitro Study of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Osteoblast.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Aug 15;44(16):1107-1117.PMID:30896584

Koerner JD, Blatt M, Zielonka T, Sharma J, Kaul S. Blunt Trauma Patients with Cervical Stenosis and No Fracture Are More Likely to Have Neurologic Deficits and Require Surgery Than Those without Stenosis. Am Surg. 2018 Jun 1;84(6):e188-191. PMID:29981588

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Schroeder GD, Calio BP, Shah A, Brooks CW, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. The local cytokine and growth factor response to rhBMP-2 after spinal fusion.  Spine J. 2018 Aug;18(8):1424-1433.PMID: 29550606

Calio B, Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Rihn JA, Millhouse P, Radcliff KE. Outcome of a Resident Spine Surgical Skills Training Program. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Oct; 30 (8): E1126-E1129. PMID: 28937469.  

Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Oner FC, Vialle LR, Kandziora F, Koerner JD, Kurd MF, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Chapman J, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF.  Answer to Letter to the Editor of A. Piazzolla et al. concerning The Surgical Algorithm for the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System by A.R. Vaccaro et al.  Eur Spine J (2016); 25 (4): 1087-1094. Eur Spine J. 2017 Aug;26(8):2216-2216. Epub 2017 Jun 23. PMID: 28646453.

Sobol, G, Hilibrand A, Davis A, Millhouse P, Koerner J, Kepler C, Schroeder GD, Krystal JD, Olsson EC, Rhin J, Anderson DG, Vaccaro A, Radcliff K. Reliability and Clinical Utility of the CARDS Classification for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis.   Clin Spine Surg. 2018 Feb;31(1):E69-E73. PMID: 28719453.

Schroeder GD, Markova DZ, Koerner JD, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. Are Modic changes associated with intervertebral disc cytokine profiles? Spine J. 2017 Jan;17(1):129-134. PMID: 27497891.

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Schroeder GD, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK.  The Effect of Substance P on an Intervertebral Disc Rat Organ Culture Model.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 May 9.  PMID: 27163370.  

Koerner JD, Vives MJ, O’Connor JP, Chirichella P, Breitbart EA, Chaudhary SB, Uko L, Subramanian S, Fritton JC, Benevenia J, Lin SS.  Zinc has insulin-mimetic properties which enhance spinal fusion in a rat model.  Spine J. 2016 Jun;16(6):777-83.  PMID: 26850174.  

Koerner JD, Schroeder GD, Shah A, Arnold PM, Isaacs RE, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Radcliff KE.  A Survey On Spine Surgeons’ Opinions On the Release of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data.  Int J Spine Surg. 2015 Oct 13;9:51. PMID: 26609506.

Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Oner FC, Fehlings MG, Aarabi B, Dvorak MF, Reinhold M, Kandziora F, Bellabarba C, Chapman JR, Vialle LR, Vaccaro AR. A worldwide Analysis of the Reliability and Perceived Importance of an Injury to the Posterior Ligamentous Complex in AO Type A Fractures.  Global Spine J. 2015 Oct; 5(5):378-82. PMID: 26430591.  

Radcliff KE, Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Hilibrand A, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR. “C1 plumb line and cervical sagittal balance predict the outcome of cervical laminectomy and fusion.” Seminars in Spine Surgery. March 2015.  

Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Koerner JD, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S, Bellabarba C, Chapman J, Kandziora F, Dvorak M, Renihold M, Oner F.C. “The Thoracolumbar AOSpine Injury Score (TL AOSIS).” The Global Spine Journal. 2016 Jun;6(4):329-34. PMID: 27190734.
Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK, Koerner J, Oner FC, Dvorak M, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Bellabarba C, Fehlings MG, Kandziora F. “Establishing the Injury Severity of Thoracolumbar Trauma: Confirmation of the Hierarchical Structure of the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System” Spine. 2015;40:E498-503.

Kepler, CK. Vaccaro, AR. Koerner, JD. Dvorak, M. Kandziora, F. Rajasekaran, S. Aarabi, B. Vialle, L. Fehlings, MG. Schroeder, GD. Reinhold, M. Schnake, KJ. Bellabarba, C. Oner, C. Reliability Analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System by a Worldwide Group of Naïve Spinal Surgeons. Eur Spine J. 2016 Apr;25(4):1082-6. PMID:25599849.

Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Koerner J, Chapman J, Bellabarba C, Oner FC, Reinhold M, Dvorak M, Aarabi B, Vialle L, Fehlings MG, Rajasekaran S, Kandziora F, Vaccaro AR. “Is there a regional difference in morphology interpretation of A3 / A4 fractures among different cultures.” J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Oct 9:1-8. PMID: 26451663.  

Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Oner C, Fehlings MG, Aarabi B, Kandziora F, Vialle L, Vaccaro AR. “Can a Thoracolumbar injury severity score be uniformly applied from T1 to L5 or are modifications necessary?” Global Spine J. 2015 Aug;5(4):339-45. PMID 26225284.

Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Koerner JD, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S, Bellabarba C, Chapman J, Kandziora F, Dvorak M, Renihold M, Oner F.C. “The Thoracolumbar AOSpine Injury Score (TL AOSIS).” Global Spine J. 2016 Jun;6(4):329-34. PMID 27190734.

Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Oner F.C, Vialle L, Kandziora F, Koerner JD, Kurd MF, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Chapman J, Aarabi B, Fehling MG, Dvorak M, “The Surgical Algorithm for the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System.”  Eur Spine J. 2015 May 8. PMID: 25953527.
Rubenstein R, Koerner JD, Oh D, Kepler C, Kandziora F, Shanmuganathan R, Dvorak M, Aarabi B, Vialle L, Oner C, Vaccaro A. Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Scoring Systems: A Review and Rationale for a new system based on the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Injury Classification System.  (Recently Accepted Review Article).

Koerner JD, Kepler C, Albert TJ.  Revision Surgery for Failed Cervical Reconstruction: review article.  HSS J. 2015 Feb; 11(1):2-8. PMID: 25737662.  

Bateman D, Shahi N, Millhouse PW, Shahi N, Kadam A, Maltenfort M, Koerner JD, Vaccaro A, Anterior Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Associated Complications. Spine J. 2015 May 1;15(5):1118-32. PMID: 25728552.  

Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Radcliff KE, Oner FC, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Kandziora F, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vialle LR. AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classification system.  Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul;25(7):2173-84. PMID 25716661.

Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Dvorak MF, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S, Aarabi B, Vialle LR, Fehlings MG, Schroeder GD, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Bellabarba C, Cumhur Oner F. Reliability analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification system by a worldwide group of naïve spinal surgeons.  Eur Spine J. 2015 Jan 20. PMID: 25599849.

Kepler CK, Vroome C, Goldfarb M, Nyirjesy S, Millhouse P, Lonjon G, Koerner JD, Harrop J, Vialle LR, Vaccaro AR. Variation in the Management of Thoracolumbar Trauma and Postoperative Infection.  J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 May;28(4):E212-8. PMID: 25393665.  

Seigerman D, Yoon R, Lim PK, Gage, MJ, Donegan D, Koerner JD, Liporace F.  Impact of Surrounding Canal Size on Time to Union Following Limited Reamed Antegrade Intremedullary Nailing of Femur Fractures.  J Orthop Trauma. (Recently accepted article).

Koerner JD, Reitman C, Arnold P, Rihn JA.  Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis.  JBJS Reviews. 2015 Apr 7;3(4). PMID: 27490255.

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Yadla S, Mendelis J, Hilibrand A, Vaccaro AR, Risbud MV, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. Differential gene expression in anterior and posterior annulus fibrosus. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Nov 1; 39(23):1917-23. PMID: 25365709.

Walker B, Koerner JD, Radcliff K. A Consensus Statement Regarding the Utilization of BMP in Spine Surgery. Curr Rev Musculoskeletal Medicine. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 Sep;7(3):208-19. PMID: 24947400.

Collinge C, Koerner JD, Yoon R, Liporace F. Is There an Optimal Proximal Locking Screw Length in Retrograde Intramedullary Femoral Nailing? Can we Stop Measuring for these Screws?  J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Oct;29(10):e421-4. PMID:25946415.

Koerner JD, Patel A, Zhao X, Schoenberg C, Mishra A, Vives MJ, Sabharwal S. Blood Loss During Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.  Spine (Phila PA 1976). 2014 Aug 15; 39 (18):1479-87. PMID: 24859581.

Koerner JD, Albert TJ, Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Harrop J, Vaccaro AR. The argument against surgery for symptomatic low back pain. J Neurosurg Sci. 2014. June;58(2 Suppl 1):1-5. PMID: 25371941.

Koerner JD, Kepler CK, Rihn JA, Radcliff K, Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR. Reducing radiation exposure in spinal surgery.  J Neurosurg Sci. 2014 June;58(2 Suppl 1): 7-13. PMID: 25371942.

Koerner JD, Glaser J, Radcliff K.  Which Variables Are Associated With Patient-reported Outcomes After Discectomy? Review of SPORT Disc Herniation Studies. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jun;473(6):2000-6.  PMID: 24818737.

Patel N, Yoon R, Cantlon M, Koerner JD, Donegan D, Liporace F.  Intramedullary Nailing of Diaphyseal Femur Fractures Secondary to Gunshot Wounds: Predictors of Post-Operative Malrotation. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec;28(12):711-4. PMID: 24714402.

Kepler CK, Hilibrand AS, Sayadipour A, Koerner JD, Rihn JA, Radcliff KE, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson DG. Clinical and Radiographic Degenerative Spondylolisthesis (CARDS) Classification.  Spine J. 2015 Aug 1;15(8):1804-11. PMID:24704503.

Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Beutler W, Peppelman W, Marzluff JM, Highsmith J. Letters. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Apr 1;39(7):631. PMID 24675431.

Koerner, JD Patel, N.M. Yoon, R.S. Gage, M.J. Donegan, D.J. Liporace, F.A. Femoral Malrotation After Intramedullary Nailing in Obese versus Non-Obese Patients. Injury. 2014 Jul; 45 (7):1095-8. PMID 24629707.

Bloom TA, Zhao C, Mehta, Thakur U, Koerner J, Sabharwal S. Safe Zone for Superolateral Entry Pin Into The Distal Humerus in Children: An MRI Analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Dec; 472 (12):3779-88. PMID 24532434.

Ayalon, O.B. Patel, N.M. Yoon, R.S. Donegan, D.J. Koerner JD, Liporace, F.A. Comparing Femoral Version After Intramedullary Nailing Performed by Trauma-Trained and Non-Trauma Trained Surgeons: Is There a Difference? Injury. 2014 Jul; 45 (7): 1091-4. PMID24630333.

Patel, N.M. Yoon, R.S. Koerner, JD Donegan, D.J. Liporace, F.A. Timing of Diaphyseal Femur Fracture Nailing: Is the Difference Night and Day? INJURY. March 2014, 45(3): 546-9. PMID: 24238854.    

Yoon R, Koerner JD, Patel N, Sirkin M, Reilly M, Liporace F. Impact of specialty and level of training on CT measurement of femoral version: an interobserver agreement analysis. J Orthop Traumatol. 2013 Dec;14(4):277-81. PMID:23989857.

Koerner J, Radcliff KE.  Spondylolysis in the Athlete.  Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. Volume 21, Issue 3, Sep 2013; 177-184.  

Koerner JD, Yalamanchili P, Munoz W, Uko L, Chaudhary S, Lin S, Vives M.  The effects of local insulin application to lumbar spinal fusions in a rat model.  Spine J. 2013 Jan;13(1)22-31.  2012 Outstanding Paper Award for Basic Science. PMID:23295034.

Koerner JD, Patel NM, Yoon RS, Sirkin MS, Reilly MC, Liporace FA.  Femoral Version of the General Population: Does “Normal” Vary by Gender or Ethnicity?  J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jun;27(6):308-311. PMID:23032191.  

Mehta A, Beebe K, Seigerman D, Koerner JD, Huang J, Patterson F.  Septic arthritis of the hip caused by Group B Streptococcus in a Post-Partum Patient: A case report.  JBJS Case Connector, 2012 Oct 24;2(4):e62 1-5.  

Verma R, Koerner JD, Lin SS.  Correlation of growth factor levels at the fusion site of diabetic patients undergoing hindfoot fusion and clinical outcome.  Current Orthopaedic Practice.  2011 May/June; 22 (3) 251-256.

Koerner JD, Abdelmessieh P, Azad V, Szczepanowski K, Lin SS, Pinzur M. Platelet Rich Plasma and its Uses in Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2008; 7 (2) 72-78.

Liporace FA, Bibbo C, Azad V, Koerner J, Lin SS. Bioadjuvants for complex ankle and hindfoot reconstruction.  Foot Ankle Clin. 2007 Mar;12(1) 75-106.


PRESENTATIONS/POSTERS
Koerner JD. Case Complication Presentation. Presented at Jefferson Spine Fellow Annual Meeting, Newport RI, July 2019.

Koerner JD, Blatt M, Zielonka T, Kandula V, Sharma J, Kaul S.  Radiologist Interpretation of Cervical CT Scans Have Only Slight Agreement with Torg-pavlov Ratio for Degree of Stenosis.  ISASS, Anaheim, CA, April 2019.

Koerner JD. Case Complication Presentation. Presented at Jefferson Spine Fellow Annual Meeting, Newport RI, July 2018.

Koerner JD, Markova DZ et al.  The Local Cytokine and Growth Factor Response to rhBMP-2 after Spinal Fusion. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017 Spine Research Symposium. Lake Harmony, PA, October 2017.  

Koerner JD, Blatt M, Zielonka T, Sharma J, Kaul S. Moderate to Severe Cervical Stenosis on Computed Tomography (CT) should Prompt Early Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Obtunded Blunt Trauma Patients. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. October 2017, San Diego.

Koerner JD. Thoracolumbar fusion in the elderly, where do we draw the line? Presented at Jefferson Spine Fellow Annual Meeting, Newport RI, July 2017.

Schroeder GD, Markova D, Koerner JD, Anderson DG, Luksanapruksa P, Millhouse PW, Rihn, J, Vaccaro A, Kepler CK.  Can Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduce the Inflammatory Changes Associated with Disc Degeneration? NASS 2016. The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S113-S250.

Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Sibylle G, Alini M, Markova D, Koerner JD, Rajasekaran S, Chapman J, Kandziora F, Schnake K, Dvorak M, Oner FC, Vaccaro AR.  Influence of Riluzole on Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells and Osteoblasts.  NASS 2016.  The Spine Journal 16 (2016) S113-S250.  

Koerner JD. Spine Trauma Case Presentations.  2016 Trauma Symposium- Evidence Based Care for Today’s Trauma Challenges.  Hackensack University Medical Center.  11/10/2016.  

Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Grad S, Alini M, Markova D, Koerner JD, Rajasekaran S, Chapman J, Kandziora F, Schnake K, Dvoarak M, Oner C, Vaccaro A.  “Effect of Riluzole on human bone marrow stromal cells and osteoblasts.”  Global Spine Conference. 2015 (Poster).  

Gregory D. Schroeder MD, Christopher K. Kepler MD, MBA, Sibylle Grad PhD, Mauro Alini PhD, Dessislava Z. Markova PhD, John D. Koerner MD, S. Rajasekaran MD, Jens Chapman MD, Frank Kandziora MD, PhD, Klaus J. Schnake MD, Marcel F. Dvorak MD F. Cumhur Oner MD, PhD Alexander R. Vaccaro MD, PhD “A Cell Based Assay on the Effect of Riluzole on Bone Formation"  Orthopaedic Research Society / Philadelphia Spine Research Society. Philadelphia, PA. 2015 (Poster)

Schroeder GD. Markova DZ, Koerner JD, Rihn JA, Hilibrand AS, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. “Can Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduce the Inflammatory Changes Associated with Disc Degeneration?” Orthopaedic Research Society / Philadelphia Spine Research Society. Philadelphia, PA. 2015 (Poster)

Koerner JD, Markova D , Schroeder  GD, Vaccaro AR, Risbud M, Albert TJ, Anderson  DG and Kepler CK. “The Effects of Substance P Administration on the Intervertebral Disc in a Rat Organ Culture Model” Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium, Philadelphia. PA 2014 (Poster)

Koerner  JD, Markova D , Schroeder  GD, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson  DG and Kepler CK. “Local Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Decreases Fusion Rates in a Rat Model” Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium, Philadelphia. PA 2014 (Poster)

Koerner JD, Markova D, Risbud MV, Verma K. Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. “The Effects of Substance P Administration on the Intervertebral Disc in a Rat Organ Culture Model.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015. (Poster)*

Koerner JD, Markova D, Schroeder GD, Verma K Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, “Local Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Decreases Fusion Rates in a Rat Model.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015. (Poster)*

Kepler CK, Markova D, Koerner JD, Schroeder GD, Mendelis J, Anderson DG. “Association between Outcome and Intradiscal Cytokine Expression in Lumbar Fusion Patients.” Orthopaedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015. (Poster)*

Koerner JD, Markova D, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Kepler CK, “The Effects of Substance P Administration on the Intervertebral Disc in a Rat Organ Culture Model.” Orthopaedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015. (Poster)

Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Chapman J, Dvorak M, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S, Aarabi B, Vialle L, Fehlings MG, Schroeder GD, Reinhold M, Audige L, Schnake KJ, Bellabarbra C, Oner FC.  Reliability Analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System by a Worldwide Group of Naïve Spinal Surgeons . Global Spine Congress. Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015.

Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK,  Koerner JD, Chapman J, Dvorak M, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Bellabarbra C, Fehlings MG, Rajasekaran S, Schroeder GD, Schnake KJ, Reinhold M, Kandziora F, Oner FC.  AOSpine Subaxial Cervical Spine Injury Classification System. Global Spine Congress. Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015.

Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR,  Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Oner FC, Dvorak M, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Bellabarbra C, Fehlings MG, Kandziora F. Establishing the Injury Severity of Thoracolumbar Trauma: Confirmation of the Hierarchical Structure of the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System. The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. San Francisco, June 2015. (Poster)

Kepler CK, Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Chapman J, Dvorak M, Kandziora F, Rajasekaran S, Aarabi B, Vialle L, Fehlings MG, Schroeder GD, Reinhold M, Audige L, Schnake KJ, Bellabarbra C, Oner FC.  Reliability Analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System by a Worldwide Group of Naïve Spinal Surgeons. The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. San Francisco, June 2015. (Poster)

Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK, Koerner JD, Oner FC, Dvorak M, Vialle L, Aarabi B, Bellabarbra C, Fehlings MG, Kandziora F. Establishing the Injury Severity of Thoracolumbar Trauma: Confirmation of the Hierarchical Structure of the AOSpine Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System. The Lumbar Spine Research Society. Chicago, IL May 2015.

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. “Local Tumor Necrosis Factor-α (TNF-α) Decreases Fusion Rates in a Rat Model.” The Lumbar Spine Research Society. Chicago, IL May 2015.

Schroeder GD, Markova DZ, Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK, Anderson DG. “Differing Cytokine Profile in Intervertebral discs Associated with and without Modic Changes” The Lumbar Spine Research Society. Chicago, IL May 2015.

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG, Kepler CK. “The Effects of Substance P Administration on the Intervertebral Disc in a Rat Organ Culture Model” The Lumbar Spine Research Society. Chicago, IL May 2015.

Schroeder GD, Markova DZ, Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR, Kepler CK, Anderson DG. “Differing Cytokine Profile in Intervertebral discs Associated with and without Modic Changes” North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 2015 (E-Poster)
Koerner JD, Kepler CK, Smith WR, Radcliff K, Albert T, Vaccaro A.  Adjacent-level Ossification Development after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.  (Recently Accepted for Podium Presentation AAOS 2015, Las Vegas, NV)

Kepler CK, Markova DZ, Koerner JD, et al. Substance P Receptor Antagonist Suppresses Inflammatory Cytokine Expression in Human Disc Cells.  (Recently accepted poster presentation AAOS 2015, Las Vegas, NV)

Koerner JD, Markova DZ, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Anderson DG, Kepler CK.  The Effects of TNF-α on Spinal Fusion.    
2014 Spine Technology and Educational Group Symposium, Los Cabos, Mexico-Podium Presentation; Philadelphia Spine Research Society Meeting 2014 Poster, AAOS 2015 Poster Presentation, Las Vegas NV).

Kandziora F, Vaccaro A, Aarabi B, Kepler K, Radcliff K, Schnake K, Vialle L, Oner C, Dvorak M, Koerner J, et al. Pre-Validation Process of the AO Subaxial Cervical Spine Classification System.  EuroSpine, 2014.

Calio B, Koerner JD, Radcliff CK. Outcome of A Resident Spine Surgical Skills Training Program.
    2014 LSRS Electronic Presentation.

Koerner JD, Vives MJ, Lin SS, Chaudhary SB, Breitbart E, Chirichella P, Uko L.  Insulin-Mimetic Local Therapeutic Adjuncts for Enhancing Spinal Fusion in a Rat Model.  
2013 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting-Podium Presentation
2014 AAOS Annual Meeting-Podium Presentation
2014 ORS Annual meeting-poster

Bloom TA, Koerner JD Sabharwal S. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Displaced Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures of the Humerus.  
2014 AAOS Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA-Video Presentation

Kepler CK, Markova DZ, Koerner JD et al. Substance P Stimulates Cytokine Production via Activation of P-38/ERK1/2 Pathways.  
2013 Philadelphia Spine Research Society-Poster Presentation

Kepler, CK, Markova DZ, Koerner JD et al. Differential Gene Expression in Anterior and Posterior Annulus Fibrosis.
2013 Philadelphia Spine Research Society-Poster Presentation

Koerner JD, Sabharwal S.  Percutaneous Pinning of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.  
2013 AAOS Annual Meeting, Chicago IL-Video Presentation

Koerner JD, Patel NM, Yoon RS, Sirkin MS, Reilly MC, Liporace FA.  Femoral Version of the General Population: Does “Normal” Vary by Gender or Ethnicity?  
2012 Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN-Poster Presentation
2012 OREF Resident Research Symposium, Philadelphia PA-Podium Presentation  
 
Koerner JD, Yalamanchili P, Munoz W, Uko L, Chaudhary S, Lin S, Vives M.  The effects of local insulin application to lumbar spinal fusions in a rat model.  
2012 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting-Outstanding Paper for Basic Science, Dallas TX-Podium Presentation
2011 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Chicago IL-Podium Presentation
2011 New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Presentation-Podium Presentation

Koerner JD, Lin SS, Pinzur M.  Growth Factor Levels in Diabetic Patients undergoing hindfoot fusions.  
2009 AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV-Poster Presentation.
    
Koerner JD, Meade S, Lin SS.  Use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Diabetic Fracture Healing.  
NJMS Summer Student Research Abstracts 2005-Poster Presentation


EDITED BOOKS

    Recent Advances in Spinal Surgery.  Vaccaro A, Koerner JD, Kim D. Jaypee Publishing.

    Differential Diagnosis in Spinal Surgery.  Koerner JD, Vaccaro A, Kim D. Jaypee Publishing.

BOOK CHAPTERS

    Bifano S, Koerner JD, Hilibrand A.  Cervical Radiculopathy. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine, Second Edition.

    Bifano S, Koerner JD. Complications of Iliac Bolts. Complications of Spinal Instrumentation Volume 2.

Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR.  Subaxial Cervical Spine Trauma.  Youmans/Winn Neurological Surgery, 7th ed. (in press).

Robinson WA, McCarthy KP, Koerner JD, Schroeder G, Vaccaro AR, Harrod C.  Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries: Distraction Injuries (AO Type B).  AOSpine Master Series, 5th Ed. Eds Vaccaro AR and Oner FC. 2014. Thieme Publishing. (in press).

Syre P, Macyszyn, Nyirjesy S, Millhouse PW, Koerner JD. Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy Technique.  Spine Surgery-Tricks of the Trade.  (in press).

Haddad S, Millhouse PW, Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR. Thoracic Disc Herniations. Case-Based Spine Surgery Textbook. (in press)

Koerner JD, Radclliff K.  Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.  Decision Support in Medicine. (in press).  

Kumar PR. Keah NM, Hughes BS, Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR. The Management of Thoracic, Thoracolumbar, and Lumbar Injuries.  Reference ISCoS Textbook. (in press).

Tan T, Millhouse PW, Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Kerr SM.  The Surgical Management of Junctional Breakdown above a Spinal Fusion in the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine.  Spine Surgery Tricks of the Trade. (in press).

Koerner JD, Harrop J, Albert TJ. Iatrogenic Sagittal Imbalance. (in press)

Koerner JD, Rihn JA.  Recent Advances in Measuring Outcomes in Spine Surgery.  Recent Advances in Spine Surgery. (in press)

Koerner JD, Nemani V, Albert TJ, Boachie O.  Is Axialif comparable to open fusion with ALIF and posterolateral 360 fusion at L5-S1? Controversies in Spine Surgery.  (in press)

Koerner JD, Spivak JM, Vaccaro AR.  Cervical Subaxial Transfacet Screw Placement.  Tricks of the Trade 3rd Edition. (in press)

Wilke Hans-Joachim, Koerner JD, Vaccaro AR.  Biomechanics of Motion Preservation Strategies. (in press)

Koerner JD, Sabharwal S.  Percutaneous Pinning of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.  Video Textbook of Orthopaedics, 2013. (in press)   

Bloom TA, Koerner JD.  Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Displaced Pediatric Lateral Condyle Fractures of the Humerus.  Video Textbook of Orthopaedics, 2013. (in press)

Vives MJ, Koerner JD. The Anterior Thoraco-abdominal Approach. In: Eck JC, Vaccaro AR (eds). Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations. New Delhi, JP Medical, 2013.

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