Dr Andrew Evans, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Trauma Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Board-certified in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship-TrainedAndrew Evans, M.D.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Trauma
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board-certified in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship-Trained

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Andrew Evans, M.D.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Trauma
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board-certified in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship-Trained

Meet Dr. Evans:

Andrew Evans, M.D. is a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Division of the Department of Orthopaedics at Rhode Island Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Dr. Evans specializes in the care patients with fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvis. Dr. Evans completed an orthopedic surgical residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University and a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center. Dr. Evans research interests include the treatment of complex traumatic injuries to the extremities and pelvis, particularly open fractures, as well as the basic science of fracture healing. Dr. Evans has served on the Steering Committee for the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium for the past three years. He has received research grants from the Orthopedic Trauma Association and various private foundations to lead ground breaking research projects and has co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and has lectured at numerous national meetings on a variety of topics.

Offices:

Dudley Street
2 Dudley St.
Providence, RI
02905

Undergraduate Degree:

University of Rochester

Medical Degree:

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Residency:

SUNY Upstate Medical University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship:

Trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington

Professional Affiliations:

o American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Fellow
o Orthopaedic Trauma Association: Candidate Member
o American College of Surgeons
o American Medical Association

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Publications

Books

  • Harborview Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Fracture Surgery - Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2010

Articles

  • Woods BI, Rosario BL, Siska PA, Gruen GS, Tarkin IS, Evans AR. Determining the Efficacy of Screw and Washer Fixation As a Method For Securing Olecranon Osteotomies Utilized in the Surgical Management of Intra-articular Distal Humerus Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2015; 29(1): 44-49.
  • Lundy DW, Agel J, Marsh JL, Sietsema DL, Jones CB, Evans AR, Kellam JF. MFA Outcomes Scores Over Time for Tibial Plafond (OTA/AO 43) and Proximal Humeral (OTA/AO 11) Fractures: A Pilot Project. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2015; 29(2): 60-64.
  • Kadow TR, Siska PA, Evans AR, Sands SS, Tarkin IS. Staged Treatment of High Energy Midfoot Fracture Dislocations. Foot & Ankle International 2014; 35(12): 1287-1291.
  • James IB, Farrell DJ, Evans AR, Siska PA, Tarkin IS. Open Reconstruction of Complex Proximal Metadiaphyseal Fragility Fractures of the Humerus. Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgical Rehabilitation 2014; 5(1): 9-13.
  • Illical EM, Farrell DJ, Siska PA, Evans AR, Gruen GS, Tarkin IS. Comparison of Outcomes After Triceps Split Versus Sparing Surgery For Extra-Articular Distal Humerus Fractures. Injury 2014; 45(10): 1545-1548.
  • Chen AF, Schreiber VM, Washington W, Rao N, Evans AR. What is the Rate of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Gram-Negative Infections in Open Fractures? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2013; 471(10): 3135-40.
  • Agel J, Evans AR, Marsh KL, Decoster TA, Lundy DW, Kellam JF, Jones CB, Desilva GL. The OTA Open Fractures Classification: A Study of Reliability and Agreement. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2013; 27(7): 379-384.
  • Evans AR, Routt ML Jr, Nork SE, Krieg JC. Oblique Distraction External Pelvic Fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2011; 26(5): 322-326.
  • Evans AR, Pape HC. Percutaneous Fixation of Geriatric Acetabular Fractures. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 2011; 21: 265-271.
  • Pape HC, Evans A, Kobbe P. Autologous Bone Graft: Properties and Techniques. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2010; 24 Suppl 1: S36-40.
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association - Open Fracture Work Group. A New Classification Scheme for Open Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2010; 24(8): 457-465.
  • Evans AR, Bottros J, Grant W, Chen BY, Damron TA,. Mirels’ Rating for Humerus Lesions is Both Reproducible and Valid. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2008; 466(6): 1279-1284.
  • Evans A, Pinzur MS. Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Diabetes and Foot Ulcers. Foot & Ankle International 2005; 26(1): 32-37.
  • Pinzur MS, Evans A. Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Charcot Foot. American Journal of Orthopedics 2003; 32(10): 492-96.
  • Pinzur MS, Shields N, Trepman E, Dawson P, Evans A. Current Practice Patterns in the Treatment of Charcot Foot. Foot & Ankle International 2000; 21(11): 916-20.

Abstracts & Presentations

  • AAOS 2015 Annual Meeting
    Moderator: Research Session, Pelvis
    Las Vegas, NV (March 2015)
  • Templeton Pediatric Trauma Symposium
    Pediatric Pelvic Ring Injuries
    Pittsburgh, PA (March 2015)
  • UPMC Trauma Nursing Symposium
    Pelvic Ring Injuries: Challenges and Controversies
    Cranberry, PA (October 2014)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2014 Annual Meeting - Podium Presentation
    Tibial Pilon Fractures Associated with Acute Compartment Syndrome: A Case-Control Study
    Yecies T, Farrell DJ, Evans AR. (March 2014)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2014 Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation
    Increased MRSA Infections in Open Fractures Compared to Closed Fractures
    Chen AF, Schreiber VM, Washington W, Kolia N, Mosier BA, Saltarski CA, Sherbondy M, Peticca Km Farrell DJ, Rao N, Altman D, Altman GT, Evans AR. (March 2014)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) 2013 Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation
    Comparison of Outcomes After Triceps Split vs. Sparing Surgery for Extra-Articular Distal Humerus Fractures
    Illical E, Farrell D, Siska P, Evans AR, Gruen GS, Tarkin IS (October 2013)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) 2013 Annual Meeting - Scientific Exhibit
    Development and Assessment of the OTA Open Fracture Classification
    OTA Classification and Outcomes Committee - Open Fracture Work Group (October 2013)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2013 Clinical Congress - Poster Presentation
    Increased MRSA Infections in Open Fractures Compared to Closed Fractures
    Chen AF, Schreiber VM, Washington W, Kolia N, Mosier BA, Saltarski CA, Sherbondy M, Peticca Km Farrell DJ, Rao N, Altman D, Altman GT, Evans AR. (October 2013)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2013 Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation
    Staged Treatment of High Energy Midfoot Fracture/Dislocations
    Dugan TR, Siska PA, Evans AR, Tarkin IS (February 2013)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2013 Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation
    Comparison of Outcomes After Triceps Split vs. Sparing Surgery for Extra-Articular Distal Humeral Fracture. Illical EM, Farrell D, Siska PA, Evans AR, Gruen GS, Tarkin IS. (February 2013)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting 2012 - Scientific Exhibit
    Development and Assessment of the OTA Open Fracture Classification
    OTA Classification and Outcomes Committee: Open Fracture Study Group (October 2012)
  • Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MIS) - Podium Presentation
    Increasing Rate of MRSA Infections in Open Fractures
    Chen AF, Schreiber VM, Washington W, Rao N, Evans AR
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2012 - Scientific Exhibit
    Development and Assessment of the OTA Open Fracture Classification
    OTA Classification and Outcomes Committee: Open Fracture Study Group (February 2012)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) - Poster Presentation
    The OTA Open Fracture Classification - A Study of Feasibility and Inter-observer Reliability
    OTA Classification and Outcomes Committee: Open Fracture Study Group (October 2011)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) - Poster Presentation
    Operative Treatment of Extra-Articular Distal Humerus Fractures Utilizing Single Column Plating
    Cordero GX, Daccarett MS, Fehringer EV, Siska P, Evans AR, Sands S, Mormino MM, Tarkin I. (October 2011)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) - Podium Presentation
    Determining the efficacy of screw and washer fixation as a method for securing an olecranon osteotomy.
    Woods BI, EvansAR, Hartmann R, Siska P, Gruen GS, Tarkin IS. (October 2011)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress
    Co-Moderator: Scientific Session - Orthopaedic Surgery (October, 5 2010)
  • Seattle Trauma Summit
    Co-Presenter: An Inter-observer Reliability Study of the OTA Open Fracture Classification System (July 31, 2010)
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
    Current Trends in Management of Open Tibial Shaft Fractures (April, 2009)
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) Podium Presentation
    Critical Evaluation of the Mirels Rating System for Impending Pathologic Fractures of the Humerus (May, 2007)

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