Toan Le

Toan Le , MD

Professor of Clinical

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
ML 0212
Cincinnati , Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-2870
Fax 513-558-2220
Email theodore.le@uc.edu

Professional Summary

Theodore Toan Le, MD is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Adult Reconstruction and Musculoskeletal Traumatology.

He received his Bachelor of Sciences in Biology & Chemistry from the University of California, Davis California in 1989 and his Medical Degree from the University of California in 1994.  From there he completed a 1 year intership in the Department of Surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland Ohio; 4 years of residency in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland (1995 - 1999); 1 year Orthopaedic Traumatology Fellowship at Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio (1999 - 2000); 3 month AO International Fellowship in Freiberg, Germany (Jan - Mar 2000); 1 year Mid-American Traveling Fellowship at Rush University, Chicago Illinois (2007 - 2008).

He is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; Subspecialty - Adult Reconstruction (2002).

Education

Bachelor's Degree: University of California 1989 (Biology & Chemistry)

Medical Degree: University of California 1994

Internship: Case Western Reserve University Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland, OH, 1995

Residency: Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland, OH, 1999

Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Traumatology - Metrohealth Medical Center Cleveland, OH, 2000

Fellowship: AO International Freiberg, Germany, 2000

Fellowship: Rush University Chicago, IL, 2008

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 07-18-2002 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Ankle Fracture

Ankle Sprain

Arm Fracture

Arm Injuries

Arthralgia

Arthritis

Avascular Necrosis (Aseptic necrosis)

Baker's cyst (Popliteal cyst)

Chondrocalcinosis

Complex Deformities

Complex Periarticular Fractures

Femoracetabular Impingement

Femur Head Necrosis

Fractures

Hip Arthritis

Hip Dysplasia (Congenital hip dislocation)

Hip Fracture

Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular impingement)

Hip Injury

Hip Osteoarthritis

Humeral Fractures

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Intra-Articular Fractures

Joint Diseases

Joint Dislocation

Joint Pain

Knee Arthritis

Knee Fracture

Knee Injuries

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain

Leg Fracture

Leg Length Discrepancy

Malunion Fractures

Musculoskeletal Disease

Musculoskeletal Trauma

Nonunion Fractures

Orthopaedic Trauma

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)

Osteonecrosis

Osteoporosis

Osteosclerosis

Patella Tendon Tear

Patellar Tendon Rupture

Periprosthetic Fractures

Post-Traumatic Arthritis

Quadricep Tendon Rupture

Quadricep Tendon Tear

Radius Fractures

Septic Arthritis

Trochanteric Bursitis

Ununited Fractures

Wrist Fracture

Wrist Injuries

Specialities

Orthopaedic Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Clinical Interests include:  Periarticular Fractures of the Lower Extremities, Calcaneous Fractures, Corrective Osteotomies for Malunion, Nonunion, Periprosthetic Fractures and Total Joint Arthroplasty.

Research Interests include:  Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation and Minimal Invasive Surgery Techniques.

Positions and Work Experience

1999 -2000 Instructor, Department of Orthopaedics, Metrohealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

2000 -2003 Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Michigan Medical Schools, Ann Arbor, MI

2003 -2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Michigan Medical Schools, Ann Arbor, MI

2004 -2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

2011 -To Present Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Research Support

Grant: #N000188502 / R01AR055267 Investigators:Archdeacon, Michael; Le, Theodore Toan 09-15-2008 -02-28-2014 National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease Fixation using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip Fractures (FAITH) Role:Collaborator $10,140.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS6329 Investigators:Archdeacon, Michael; Le, Theodore Toan 09-22-2008 -06-30-2010 National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease Hip Fracture Evaluation Alternatives of Total Hip vs. Hemi-arthroplasty (HEALTH) Role:PI $16,852.00 Closed Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Casstevens, Chris; Le, Toan; Archdeacon, Michael T; Wyrick, John D (2012. ) Management of extra-articular fractures of the distal tibia: intramedullary nailing versus plate fixation.The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, , 20 (11 ) ,675-83 More Information

Grawe, B; Le, T; Williamson, S; Archdeacon, A; Zardiackas, L (2012. ) Fracture fixation with two locking screws versus three non-locking screws: A biomechanical comparison in a normal and an osteoporotic bone model.Bone & joint research, , 1 (6 ) ,118-24 More Information

Bredbenner, Todd L; Snyder, Scott A; Mazloomi, Farzad R; Le, Toan; Wilber, Roger G (2005. ) Subtrochanteric fixation stability depends on discrete fracture surface points. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, , (432 ) ,217-25

Olson S.A., Bay B.K., Pollak A.N., Sharkley N.A., Le T.T. (1996. ) The Effects of Variable Size Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures on Contact Characteristics of the Hip Joint .Ortho Trauma, , 10 ,395 -402

Ziran B.H., Le T.T., Zhou H., W. Fallon W, Wilber J.H. (1997. ) The Effects of Skeletal Injury in Multiple Trauma .Journal of Trauma, , (43 ) ,916 -921

Gravel C., Le T.T., Chapman M.W. (2003. ) Effects of chemotherapy on distraction osteogenesis .Clin Ortho Rel Res, , (412 ) ,213 -224

Karunakar M.A., Le T.T., Bosse M.J. (2004. ) Modified ilioinguinal approach for acetabular fractures .Ortho Trauma, , 18 (6 ) ,379 -383

Bedi A., Le T.T. (2004. ) Subtrochanteric femur fractures: Treatment options .Ortho Clinics North America, , 35 (4 ) ,473 -483

Karunakar M.A., Frankenburg E.P., Le T.T., Hall J. (2004. ) Thermal effects of intramedullary reaming .J. Ortho Trauma, , 18 (10 ) ,674 -679

Karunakar M.A., Goulet J.A., Mueller K.L., Le T.T. (2005. ) Operative treatment of unstable pediatric pelvic and acetabular fractures .Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedic, , 25 (1 ) ,34 -38

Bedi A., Le T.T., Karunakar M.A. (2006. ) Surgical treatment of nonarticular distal tibia fractures .J Am Acad Orthop Sug, , 14 (7 ) ,406 -416

Archdeacon M.T., Safian C., Le T.T. (2007. ) A cadaver study of the trochanteric pelvic clamp for pelvic reduction .J Orthop Trauma, , (21 ) ,38 -42

Vallier H, Le T.T., Bedi A. (2008. ) Radiographic and clinical comparisons of distal tibia shaft fractures (4 to 11 cm proimal to the plafond): Plating versus intramedullary nailing .J Orthop Trauma, , 22 (5 ) ,

Archdeacon M.T., Arebi S., Le T.T., Wirth R., Kebel R., Thakore M. (2009. ) Orthogonal pin construct versus parallel uniplanar pin constructs for pelvic external fixation: A biomechanical assessment of stiffness .J Orthop Trauma, , 23 (2 ) ,100 -105

d'Heurle, Albert; Kazemi, Namdar; Connelly, Camille; Wyrick, John D; Archdeacon, Michael T; Le, Theodore T (2015. ) Prospective Randomized Comparison of Locked Plates vs. Non-Locked Plates for the Treatment of High-Energy Pilon Fractures.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , More Information

Bonnaig, Nicolas S; Casstevens, Chris; Archdeacon, Michael T; Connelly, Camille; Monaco, Nathan; Wyrick, John D; Le, Theodore T (2015. ) Fix it or discard it? A retrospective analysis of functional outcomes after surgically treated patella fractures comparing ORIF with partial patellectomy.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 29 (2 ) ,80-4 More Information

Bhandari, Mohit; Sprague, Sheila; Schemitsch, Emil H (2009. ) Resolving controversies in hip fracture care: the need for large collaborative trials in hip fractures.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 23 (6 ) ,479-84 More Information

Archdeacon, Michael T; Arebi, Sameh; Le, T Toan; Wirth, Rene; Kebel, Roland; Thakore, Mayur (2009. ) Orthogonal pin construct versus parallel uniplanar pin constructs for pelvic external fixation: a biomechanical assessment of stiffness and strength.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 23 (2 ) ,100-5 More Information

Vallier, Heather A; Le, T Toan; Bedi, Asheesh Radiographic and clinical comparisons of distal tibia shaft fractures (4 to 11 cm proximal to the plafond): plating versus intramedullary nailing.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 22 (5 ) ,307-11 More Information

Archdeacon, Michael T; Safian, Christian; Le, T Toan (2007. ) A cadaver study of the trochanteric pelvic clamp for pelvic reduction.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 21 (1 ) ,38-42 More Information

Bedi, Asheesh; Le, T Toan; Karunakar, Madhav A (2006. ) Surgical treatment of nonarticular distal tibia fractures. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, , 14 (7 ) ,406-16

Karunakar, Madhav A; Goulet, James A; Mueller, Kelly L; Bedi, Asheesh; Le, Theodore T Operative treatment of unstable pediatric pelvis and acetabular fractures. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, , 25 (1 ) ,34-8

Zielinski, Stephanie M; Heetveld, Martin J; Bhandari, Mohit; Patka, Peter; Van Lieshout, Esther M M (2015. ) Implant Removal After Internal Fixation of a Femoral Neck Fracture: Effects on Physical Functioning.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 29 (9 ) ,e285-92 More Information

Karunakar, Madhav A; Frankenburg, Elizabeth P; Le, Theodore T; Hall, Janette The thermal effects of intramedullary reaming. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 18 (10 ) ,674-9

Frankenburg E.; Hall J.; Karunakar M.; Le T. (11-01-2004. ) The thermal effects of intramedullary reaming.Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, , 18 (10 ) ,674-679 More Information

Karunakar, Madhav A; Le, Theodore T; Bosse, Michael J (2004. ) The modified ilioinguinal approach. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 18 (6 ) ,379-83

, (2017. ) Fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures (FAITH): an international, multicentre, randomised controlled trial.Lancet (London, England), , More Information

Nguyen, Nhung T T; Lo, Tien N H; Kim, Jaheon; Nguyen, Huong T D; Le, Toan B; Cordova, Kyle E; Furukawa, Hiroyasu (2016. ) Mixed-Metal Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks and their Selective Capture of Wet Carbon Dioxide over Methane.Inorganic chemistry, , 55 (12 ) ,6201-7 More Information

Sprague, Sheila; Schemitsch, Emil H; Swiontkowski, Marc; Della Rocca, Gregory J; Jeray, Kyle J; Liew, Susan; Slobogean, Gerard P; Bzovsky, Sofia; Heels-Ansdell, Diane; Zhou, Qi; Bhandari, Mohit (2018. ) Factors Associated With Revision Surgery After Internal Fixation of Hip Fractures.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 32 (5 ) ,223-230 More Information

Sprague, S; Bhandari, M; Heetveld, M J; Liew, S; Scott, T; Bzovsky, S; Heels-Ansdell, D; Zhou, Q; Swiontkowski, M; Schemitsch, E H (2018. ) Factors associated with health-related quality of life, hip function, and health utility after operative management of femoral neck fractures.The bone & joint journal, , 100-B (3 ) ,361-369 More Information

Sprague, Sheila; Slobogean, Gerard P; Bogoch, Earl; Petrisor, Brad; Garibaldi, Alisha; O'Hara, Nathan; Bhandari, Mohit (2017. ) Vitamin D Use and Health Outcomes After Surgery for Hip Fracture.Orthopedics, , 40 (5 ) ,e868-e875 More Information

Glogovac, Georgina; Le, Theodore Toan; Archdeacon, Michael T (2020. ) Time to Surgery and Patient Mortality in Geriatric Acetabular Fractures.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 34 (6 ) ,310-315 More Information

Burgers, Paul T P W; Poolman, Rudolf W; Van Bakel, Theodorus M J; Tuinebreijer, Wim E; Zielinski, Stephanie M; Bhandari, Mohit; Patka, Peter; Van Lieshout, Esther M M (2015. ) Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index for elderly patients with a femoral neck fracture.The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, , 97 (9 ) ,751-7 More Information

Schumaier, Adam Phillip; Avilucea, Frank Roman; Southam, Brendan Ryan; Sinha, Preetha; Le, Theodore Toan; Wyrick, John Dwight; Archdeacon, Michael Thomas (2018. ) Terminal position of a tibial intramedullary nail: a computed tomography (CT) based study.European journal of trauma and emergency surgery : official publication of the European Trauma Society, , More Information

Zielinski, Stephanie M; Keijsers, Noël L; Praet, Stephan F E; Heetveld, Martin J; Bhandari, Mohit; Wilssens, Jean Pierre; Patka, Peter; Van Lieshout, Esther M M (2014. ) Functional outcome after successful internal fixation versus salvage arthroplasty of patients with a femoral neck fracture.Journal of orthopaedic trauma, , 28 (12 ) ,e273-80 More Information

, (2014. ) Fixation using alternative implants for the treatment of hip fractures (FAITH): design and rationale for a multi-centre randomized trial comparing sliding hip screws and cancellous screws on revision surgery rates and quality of life in the treatment of femoral neck fractures.BMC musculoskeletal disorders, , 15 ,219 More Information

Mathew, G; Kowalczuk, M; Hetaimish, B; Bedi, A; Philippon, M J; Bhandari, M; Simunovic, N; Crouch, S; Ayeni, O R (2014. ) Radiographic prevalence of CAM-type femoroacetabular impingement after open reduction and internal fixation of femoral neck fractures.Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA, , 22 (4 ) ,793-800 More Information

Zielinski, S M; Bouwmans, C A M; Heetveld, M J; Bhandari, M; Patka, P; Van Lieshout, E M M (2014. ) The societal costs of femoral neck fracture patients treated with internal fixation.Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, , 25 (3 ) ,875-85 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati   Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-2870
Fax: 513-558-2220
theodore.le@uc.edu