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Matthew E. Oetgen, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Neurofibromatosis Institute

Specialties: Congenital Spine Deformities

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
National Provider Identifier1982881785

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Laurel
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13922 Baltimore Ave
Laurel Lakes Corporate Center
Laurel, MD 20707
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Phone: 240-568-7000 or 1-800-787-0006
Fax: 240-568-7010
TDD: 301-369-4132

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497

*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Boston College Chestnut Hill, MABachelor of Science 1991 -1995
Medical School Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, DCDoctor of Medicine 1999 -2003
National & International Recognitions
T. Boone Pickens TSRH Fellows Spine Research Award 2009
O. Donald Chrisman Research Award 2008Yale Orthopaedic Association2008
Jacquelin Perry Award 2007Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association2007
AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum Nominee 2007
Multiple Hereditary Exostoses Coalition Scholarship Baltimore Limb Deformity Course2007

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
Resident MemberConnecticut Orthopaedic Society 2005 - 2007
Candidate Member Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America2009
Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Adolfsen SE, Podeszwa DA. Sept. (2009), Management of Femur Fractures in Children Ages 6 to 12 Years Old. , Techniques in Orthopaedics, 24, 3, 196-203.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Grosser DM, Friedlaender GE, Lindskog DM., Dec. (2008), Core needle biopsies of musculoskeletal tumors: potential pitfalls, Orthopedics, 31, 12, 1196.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Lawrence BL, Yue JJ., Dec. (2008), Does the Morphology of Foramen Transversarium Fractures Predict Vertebral Artery Injuries? , Spine, 33, 25, 957-961.

Journal Article, Miki RA, Oetgen ME, Kirk J, Insogna KL, Lindskog DM., Nov. (2008), Orthopaedic management improves the rate of early osteoporosis treatment after hip fracture: A randomized clinical trial. , Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 90A, 11, 2346-2353.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Merrell GA, Troiano NW, Horowitz MC, Kacena MA., Oct. (2008), Development of a femoral nonunion model in the mouse. , Injury, 39, 10, 1119-1126.

Journal Article, Wolff AB, Oetgen, ME, DeLuca PA., Sept (2008), Intraoperative Use of 3-D Fluoroscopy in the Treatment of Developmental Dislocation of the Hip in an Infant: Case Report, American Journal of Orthopedics., 37, 9, 159-162.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Huo MH, Keggi KJ., June. (2008), Revision total hip arthroplasty using the Zweymuller femoral stem., Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 9, 2, 57-62.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Dodds SD., June (2008), Non-operative treatment of common finger injuries., Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine., 1, 2, 97-102.

Journal Article, Oetgen ME, Yue JJ, Jaramillo-de la Torre JJ, Bertagnoli R. Spring., (2008), Does vertebral endplate morphology influence outcomes in lumbar total disc arthroplasty? Part II: Clinical and radiographic results as evaluated utilizing the VEYBR classification, SAS Journal, 2, 2, 101-106.

Journal Article, Makkouk AH, Oetgen ME, Swigart CR, Dodds SD., June., Trigger finger: etiology, evaluation, and treatment., Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine., 1, 2, 92-96.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Matthew Oetgen, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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