Fellowship-trained in hand and microvascular surgery, Hand surgery, Upper Extremity, Microvascular Pediatric Orthopedics rhode island, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic SurgeryJulia A. Katarincic, M.D.

Fellowship-trained in hand and microvascular surgery
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Pediatric Orthopedics
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Julia A. Katarincic, M.D.

Fellowship-trained in Hand and Microvascular Surgery
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Pediatric Orthopedics
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialties:

Julia Ann Katarincic, MD, specializes in care of the hand and microvascular surgery for children and adults, with particular expertise in pediatric upper extremity problems. Her chief areas of clinical practice interest include arthritis of the hand, congenital hand anomalies, microsurgery, brachial plexus injuries, and peripheral nerve injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome and fractures.

Before returning to Providence to join University Orthopedics in 2002, Dr. Katarincic practiced at the Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital. She recently served as a member of the Department of Orthopaedics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Offices:

Dudley Street
2 Dudley St.
Providence, RI
02905

Butler Drive
100 Butler Dr.
Providence, RI
02906

Undergraduate Degree:

Dartmouth College

Medical Degree:

University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine

Residency:

Brown University

Fellowship:

Fellowship-trained in hand and microvascular surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she remained a staff member for six years

Professional Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brown Medical School
  • Member of the Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, treating both adults and children with a variety of upper extremity problems including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, and fractures.
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association for Hand Surgery, and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Fitzgibbons P, Arcand N, Katarincic J and Eberson C. 3. Indications for operative vs closed treatment for type 2 supracondylar humerus fractures. Submitted Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • Park M ,Eberson C and Katarincic J. Pediatric supracondylar fractures and playground safety: Possible association with improper playground use zones.Submitted Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • Kayaros S and Katarincic J. Mellariostosis: Case reports and review of the Literature. Submitted Journal of Hand Surgery.
  • Liang C, Capaldi L, Ney A, Gray J, Katarincic J and Robinson-Bostom L. Spectrum of Histologic Features in Infantile Digital Fibrosis. Accepted American Journal of Dermatology, January 2008
  • Katarincic J.Pediatric upper extremity condition: Congenital and Traumatic.Med Health RI. 2007 Apr;90 (4): 108-110
  • Tashjian, RZ and Katarincic JA. Fractures of the proximal ulna, olecranon and coronoid fractures. JAAOS. 2006 May; 14 (5): 278-86
  • Katarincic, JA. Cleft Hand. Journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand 3(2):108-116, May 2003.
  • McKay P and Katarincic JA. Fractures of the olecranon and coronoid. Hand Clinics 18(1):43-54, March 2002.
  • Katarincic JA. Thumb Kinematics. Hand Clinics 17(2): 169-174, May 2001
  • Katarincic JA, Bishop AT and Wood MB: Linear Scleroderma in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 20(2): 255-258, 2000.
  • Katarincic JA: Fractures of the wrist and hand. Occupational Medicine 13(3):549-68, July 1998.
  • Katarincic JA, Weiss A-PC, Akelman E: Lateral epicondylitis. Rhode Island Med J, Nov., 1992
  • Sideropoulos AS, Specht S, Katarincic JA, Paszul P: The role of chloroquine supplementation in liquid holding recovery and ultraviolet lethality of E Coli strains. Current Microbiol 12:251-256, 1985.
  • Fluoroscopic evaluation of intra-articular screw placement during locked volar plating of the distal radius: a cadaveric study. Soong M, Got C, Katarincic J, Akelman E. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Dec;33(10):1720-3.
    PMID: 19084169 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • A range of histologic findings in infantile digital fibromatosis. Grenier N, Liang C, Capaldi L, Ney A, Lapidus C, Schappell D, Katarincic J, Robinson-Bostom L. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008 Jan-Feb;25(1):72-5.
    PMID: 18304159 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Pediatric upper extremity conditions: traumatic and congenital. Katarincic JA. Med Health R I. 2007 Apr;90(4):108-10.
    PMID: 17518149 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Complex elbow instability. Tashjian RZ, Katarincic JA. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006 May;14(5):278-86. Review.
    PMID: 16675621 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Fractures of the proximal ulna olecranon and coronoid fractures. McKay PL, Katarincic JA. Hand Clin. 2002 Feb;18(1):43-53. Review.
    PMID: 12143417 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Thumb kinematics and their relevance to function. Katarincic JA. Hand Clin. 2001 May;17(2):169-74. Review.
    PMID: 11478039 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Free tissue transfer in the treatment of linear scleroderma. Katarincic JA, Bishop AT, Wood MB. J Pediatr Orthop. 2000 Mar-Apr;20(2):255-8.
    PMID: 10739293 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Fractures of the wrist and hand. Katarincic JA. Occup Med. 1998 Jul-Sep;13(3):549-68. Review.
    PMID: 9666507 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow): a review. Katarincic JA, Weiss AP, Akelman E. R I Med. 1992 Nov;75(11):541-4. Review. No abstract available.
    PMID: 1490023 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Books and Book Chapters

  • Merrell G and Katarincic JA. Madelung’s Deformity. In The Wrist, WP Cooney (ed) 2008
  • Katarincic JA. Hypoplastic Thumb. In Hand Surgery, Berger and Weiss (eds), Lippincot, Philadelphia, 1445-1453, 2004
  • Allen SD, Katarincic JA and Weiss APC. Disorders of the hand and wrist. In: Primary care for Women, Leppert and Leppert (eds), Lippincot, Philadelphia, 661-667, 2004
  • Katarincic JA, Linsheid RL and Dobyns JH. Wrist Sprains. In: Bone and Skin Disorders R. Tubiana and A. Gilbert (eds), Dunitz, London, 265-286, 2002.
  • Katarincic JA: Fingertip injuries, Infections and Microsurgery. In: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 7, AAOS, Rosemont, 349-50, 353-53, 2002.
  • Katarincic JA: Fractures and dislocations of the carpal bones. In: Plastic Surgery: Indications, Operations and Outcomes, R Russell(ed), Mosby, New York, 1885-1903,2000.
  • Katarincic JA: Fractures of the wrist and hand. In: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. V. J. Derebery and M. L. Kasdan (guest eds), State of the Art Reviews, Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, 12(2):263, 1998.
  • Katarincic JA, Cooney WP III: Alternative reconstructive procedures for arthritis of the thumb. In: Reconstructive Surgery of the Joints, 2nd ed., BF Morrey (ed), New York NY, 1996, Chapter 33, pp 339-346.
  • Bishop AT, Katarincic JA: Abductorplasty with palmaris longus to abductor pollicis brevis. In: Techniques in Hand Surgery, WF Blair (ed), Williams and Wilkins, 1996, Part V, pp 669-674.
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
  • Rodner C and Katarincic J. Open carpal tunnel release. Techniques in Orthopedics.2006,Volume 21 (1), p 3-11

Publications Submitted or in Preparation

  • The value of MR Arthrogram in evaluating Lunate blood supply: A predictor for Kienbochs disease. Evangelista P and Katarincic J.
  • Cubital tunnel: Evaluation and Treatment. R and Katarincic J
  • Complications of Volar fixed angle devices for the treatment of distal radius fractures, C Rodner, E Akelman, J Katarincic, APC Weiss
  • Distal Scaphoid excision. G Merrell, J Katarincic, E Akelman, APC Weiss
  • Post-op Stiffness in Pediatric Elbow Fractures, N. Arcand, C. Eberson, J Katarincic
  • Frequency of Brachial Plexus Injuries, M Lee, J Katarincic

Abstracts and Presentations

  • 1 INDICATIONS FOR OPERATIVE VS CLOSED TREATMENT FOR TYPE 2 SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES Pediatric Society of North America St. Louis, MO May 2007
  • COMPLICATIONS OF VOLAR FIXED ANGLE DEVICES FOR THE TREATMENT OF DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES New England Hand Society Sturbridge, MA December 3, 2006
  • HISTOLOGIC FINDINGS OF INFANTILE DIGITAL FIBROMATOSIS American Academy of Dermatology New Orleans, LA February 19, 2005
  • FIRST METACARPAL OSTEOTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF TRAPEZIOMETACARPAL ARTHRITIS American Association for Hand Surgery 28th Annual Meeting Scottsdale, AZ January 8, 1998
  • VASCULARIZED FIBULAR BONE GRAFT TRANSFER IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 12th Annual Meeting Boca Raton FL January 12, 1997
  • WEILBY FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS SUSPENSION ARTHROPLASTY FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE TRAPEZIAL-METACARPAL JOINT: LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting Atlanta GA February 23, 1996
  • LINEAR SCLERODERMA IN CHILDREN American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 11th Annual Meeting Tucson AZ January 15, 1996

Invited Presentations

  • TFCC repairs: Open vs Arthroscopic treatment AAOS/ ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy course Rosemont, IL November 17, 2007
  • TREATMENT OF BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES Bi-Annual Meeting of the Norwegian- American Orthopaedic Society Invited Keynote Speaker Newport, RI September, 2005
  • .BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: Anatomy,Evaluation and Diagnostic Testing American Society for Surgery of the Hand Chicago, IL September 19, 2003
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT Connecticut Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting Invited Guest Speaker Farmington, CT May 16, 2003
  • TRAUMATIC BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES Brown University Department of General Surgery Grand Rounds Providence, RI April 16 , 2003
  • OBSTETRICAL AND TRAUMATIC BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES Brown University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds Providence, RI November 18, 2002
  • GAMEKEEPER’S Thumb Common Wrist and Hand Problems Orthopaedic Learning Center Rosemont, IL October 8, 2002
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: Evaluation ,Diagnostic Testing and treatment American Society for Surgery of the Hand Phoenix, AZ October 4, 2002
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: Evaluation and Diagnostic Testing American Society for Surgery of the Hand Baltimore, MD October 5, 2001
  • EXTENSOR TENDON INJURIES: Mallet, Sagittal Band and Boutonniere AAOS/ ASSH Specialty Day San Francisco, CA March 3, 2001
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: Anatomy, Examination and Diagnostic Testing American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 68th Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA February 28, 2001
  • PERILUNATE INJURIES Mayo Upper Extremity Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Course Scottsdale, AZ April 15, 2000
  • FRACTURES OF THE DISTAL RADIUS: THE DRUJ Mayo Upper Extremity Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Course Scottsdale, AZ April 15, 2000
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: Anatomy, Examination and Diagnostic Testing American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 67th Annual Meeting Orlando, FL March 17, 2000
  • MID-CARPAL INSTABILITY American Society for Surgery of the Hand Boston, MA September 3, 1999
  • BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES: EARLY TREATMENT Cole Memorial Pediatric Orthopaedic Seminar Minneapolis, MN October 2, 1998
  • LUNOTRIQUETRAL INSTABILTY American Society for Surgery of the Hand Minneapolis, MN September 11, 1998
  • GOUT/CPPD: OVERVIEW AND NATURAL HISTORY American Society for Surgery of the Hand “Disorders of the Wrist” Rochester, MN May, 22, 1998
  • DRUJ INSTABILITY: SAUVE-KAPANDJI American Society for Surgery of the Hand “Disorders of the Wrist” Rochester, MN May, 22, 1998
  • RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: TENOSYNOVITIS AND TENDON TRANSFER American Society for Surgery of the Hand “Disorders of the Wrist” Rochester, MN May, 21, 1998
  • CHRONIC S-L DISSOCIATION (CHRONIC STATIC INSTABILITY) American Society for Surgery of the Hand “Disorders of the Wrist” Rochester, MN May, 20, 1998
  • PERILUNAR INSTABILITY American Society for Surgery of the Hand “Disorders of the Wrist” Rochester, MN May, 20, 1998
  • LUNOTRIQUETRAL LIGAMENT INJURIES Mayo Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow, Shoulder, and Wrist Course Phoenix, AZ April 18, 1998
  • INTRA-ARTICULAR FRACTURES: OPEN REDUCTION – PLATE FIXATION Mayo Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow, Shoulder and Wrist Course Phoenix, AZ April 18, 1998
  • MICROCIRCULATION OF BONE Second Workshop on Osteoarthritis: Clinical and Basic Research Paris, France October 24, 1998
  • LUNOTRIQUETRAL INSTABILITY American Society for Surgery of the Hand Denver, CO September 11, 1997
  • OPEN INJURY OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY: INITIAL SURGICAL MANAGEMENT American Association of Hand Surgery Post Traumatic Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Course Chicago, IL April 25, 1997
  • OPEN FRACTURE AND BONE LOSS OF THE HAND American Association of Hand Surgery Post Traumatic Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Course Chicago IL April 25, 1997
  • DIGITAL JOINT INJURY AND RECONSTRUCTION: ORIF AND ARTHRODESIS American Association of Hand Surgery Post Traumatic Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Course Chicago IL April 25, 1997
  • THUMB RECONSTRUCTION: METACARPAL LENGTHENING American Association of Hand Surgery Post-Traumatic Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Course Chicago IL April 25, 1997
  • FOREARM AND ELBOW RECONSTRUCTION: CASE PRESENTATION American Association of Hand Surgery Post Traumatic Upper Extremity Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Course Chicago IL April 25, 1997
  • CARPAL INSTABILITIES: MIDCARPAL AND PERILUNAR American Society for Surgery of the Hand 51st Annual Meeting Nashville TN October 1, 1996
  • CLOSED TENDON INJURIES Mayo Hand Center Symposium: Treatment of Tendon Injuries Rochester MN September 7, 1996
  • BONE AND NERVE INJURIES ASSOCIATED WITH TENDON TRAUMA Mayo Hand Center Symposium: Treatment of Tendon Injuries Rochester MN September 7, 1996
  • WRIST FUSION VERSUS ARTHROPLASTY: THE CONTROVERSY Upper Extremity Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Course Phoenix AZ April 20, 1996.
  • RHEUMATOID WRIST -FUSION VERSUS ARTHROPLASTY:PROS AND CONS Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Alumni Meeting Rochester MN October 14, 1995

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