pediatric orthopedics rhode island, jonathan schiller, orthopedic surgeon rhode island, fellowship trained hand surgeon, orthopedic surgeon east greenwich, orthopedic surgeon newport, orthopedic surgeon providenceJonathan Schiller, M.D.

Fellowship-trained Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Division of Pediatric Orthopedics
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Appointment Information:

Patient Appointments, Surgical Scheduling & Administration
Call: 401-457-2110

Jonathan Schiller, M.D.

Fellowship-trained in Trauma and Pediatric Orthopaedics
Division of Pediatric Orthopedics
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialties:

Dr. Schiller specializes in pediatric orthopaedics, specifically in the treatment of pediatric fracture care, limb deformity and lengthening, scoliosis, and adolescent and young adult hip problems. Dr. Schiller also specializes in hip arthroscopy. His current research interests include improving success of limb lengthening procedures, pediatric fracture management, scoliosis, and treatment of the adolescent and young adult hip problems. Dr. Schiller completed the Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX.

Offices:

Dudley Street
2 Dudley St.
Providence, RI
02905

Undergraduate Degree:

Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Medical Degree:

MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Internship:

General surgery internship at Brown Medical School / Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI

Residency:

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Brown Alpert Medical School / Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI

Fellowship:

  • Fellowship in Trauma at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI
    Fellowship Director Christopher Born, MD
  • Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX
    Fellowship Director John Anthony Herring, MD

Postgraduate Honors and Awards:

  • June 2010 - The T. Boone Pickens Annual Fellows Research Award, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • June 2008 - The Haffenreffer Family House Staff Excellence Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital
  • June 2007 - Peter G. Trafton, MD Residency Award for Research in Orthopaedic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital

Professional Licenses and Board Certification

Rhode Island – Allopathic Physician and Controlled Substance Registration, June 2013

Academic Appointments

September 2010

 

Assistant Professor
Department of Orhopaedics Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital

July 2008 - June 2009

Teaching Fellow in Orthopaedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital

July 2007 - June 2008

Assistant Instructor in Orthopaedics Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital

June 2007 - June 2008

Executive Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

November 2007

Associate Master Instructor, Fundamentals in Arthroscopy Junior Resident Course Arthroscopy Association of North America AAOS/OLC Rosemont, IL

Hospital Appointments / Committees

January 2012 – Present

 

Director Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Program
Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

June 2011 – Present

Pediatric Trauma Committee
Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Providence, RI

November 2010 - Present

Surgical Clinical Practice and Safety Committee
Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Providence, RI

September 2010 - Present

Attending Physician
Department of Orthopaedics
Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Providence, RI

July 2008 - June 2009

Staff Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedics
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

Other Appointments

October 2011

 

Educational Consultant – Division of Hip Arthroscopy
Depuy Mitek, Inc.
Johnson and Johnson

June 2001 – May 2002

Admissions Interviewer, Student Member
MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

June 2006 – June 2009

Assistant to Team Physicians,
Brown University

July 2003 – June 2009

Assistant to Team Physicians
City of Providence High School Football Teams

June 2008 - June 2009

Assistant to Team Physicians, Providence Bruins

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Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Candidate Member - 2010
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Candidate Member - 2010

kerry clark, pediatric orthopedics rhode island, orthopedics for kids rhode islandMy Assistant

Kerry Clark, NP
Pediatric Orthopedics

Nurse Practitioner Clark specializes in the orthopedic care of children, including scoliosis and back pain, sports injuries, and fractures.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Brooks JJ, Schiller JR, Allen SD, Akelman E. Biomechanical and anatomical consequences of carpal tunnel release. Clinical Biomechanics. 2003 Oct; 18(8):685-93.
  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Ehrlich MG. Increased Lengthening Rate Decreases Expression of FGF-2, PDGF-AA, VEGF and CD 31 in a Rat Model of Distraction Osteogenesis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2007 Dec; 27(8): 961-968.
  • Schiller JR, DiGiovanni CW. Foot and Ankle Fellowship Training: A National Survey of Past, Present, and Prospective Fellows. Foot and Ankle International. 2008 Jan; 29(1): 34-41.
  • Schiller JR, Eberson CP. Spinal Deformity and the Adolescent Athletics. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2008 March; 16(1): 26-31.
  • Appleyard DV, Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Ehrlich MG. Idiopathic Chondrolysis Treated With Etanercept. Orthopedics. 2009 March; 32:214.
  • Schiller JR, Thakur NA, Eberson CP. Brace Management in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 March; 468:670-678.
  • Thakur NA, Schiller JR, Fischer SA, Palumbo MA. Klebsiella pneumoniae associated vertebral osteomyelitis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Hosp Prac. 2010 Jun; 38(3):75-8.
  • Mulcahey M, Schiller JR, Hulstyn MJ. Anabolic Steroid Use in Adolescents: Identification of Those at Risk and Strategies for Prevention. The Physician and Sports Medicine. 2010 October; 3(38):105-113.
  • Mulcahey M, Appleyard DV, Schiller JR, Born CT. Obesity and the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient: A review of the risks and challenges in medical and surgical management. Hospital Practice. 2011 February; 39(1):146-152.
  • DeLaRocha A, Birch JG, Schiller JR. Precocious Appearance of the Capital Femoral Ossific Nucleus in Larsen Syndrome. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2012 May; 94A(9):1-4.
Published Books\Chapters
  • Eberson CP, Schiller JR. “12 Common Pediatric Foot and Ankle Conditions”. Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle. pps 147- 170. Christopher DiGiovanni, MD and Justin Greisberg, MD eds, Mosby Inc. 2007.
  • Eberson CP, Schiller JR. “Osteochondroses and Apophysitis”. Drennan’s The Child’s Foot and Ankle, 2nd ed. Chapter 28, pps 433-442. James J. McCarthy, MD, James Drennan, MD, and James Guille, MD eds, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2010.
  • Schiller JR. “Pediatric Orthopedics: Foot Pathology”. Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics, 2nd ed. A.Y. Elzouki, H.A. Harfi, H. Nazer, F.B. Stapleton, W. Oh, R.J. Whitley eds, Springer. 2010.

Publications Submitted or in Preparation

  • Schiller JR, Abbood E, Ehrlich MG. Angiogenic and osteogenic growth factor expression in macrodactyly of the toes.
  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Heard WMR, Abbood E, Eberson CP, Ehrlich MG. Cbfa-1, Sox-9, HIF-1, and Oxa-1 expression during distraction osteogenesis.
  • Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Ehrlich MG. Ilizarov distraction osteogenesis for brachymetatarsia.
  • Schiller JR, Thakur NA, Abbood E, Eberson CP. Providence Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
  • Schiller JR, Karol LA, Johnston CE II, Tulchin K, Daniel C. Treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT). A long-term function study.
  • Sucato DJ, Richards BS, Herring JA, Johnston CE, Birch JG, Karol LA, Rathjen KE, Schiller JR, et al. Comparison Between Functional and Radiologic Outcomes of Revision Spine Surgery versus One Time Spine Surgery in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
  • Garg S, Weller AL, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Larson AN, Schiller JR, Ho CA, Copley LAB. What is the Morbidity rate of supracondylar elbow fractures in children?
  • Larson AN, Weller AL, Garg S, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Schiller JR, Ho CA. Type 2 supracondylar fractures: Does time to surgery matter?
  • Weller AL, Garg S, Larson AN, Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Kwon MS, Ho CA, Copley L. Management of the Pulseless Supracondylar Humerus Fracture: Is Vascular Exploration Necessary?
  • Weller AL, Garg S, Larson AN, Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Kwon MS, Ho CA, Copley L. Retrospective Review of Peripheral Nerve Injuries in Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.
  • Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Garg S, Weller AL, Larson AN, Kwon MS, Copley L, Ho CA. Increased severity of Type III supracondylar humerus fractures in the pre-teen population. Accepted for publication Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, December 2011.
  • Thakur, NA, Daniels A, Schiller JR, McDonnell M, Valdes M, Schiller A, Palumbo MA, Terek R. Benign Tumors of the Spine. Accepted for publication Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, October 2011
  • Sawyer GA, Anderson BC, Paller D, Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Hulstyn, MJ. Biomechanical Analysis of Suture Bridge Fixation for Tibial Eminence Fractures. Accepted for Publication Journal of Arthroscopy, January 2012
  • Sawyer GA, Anderson BC, Paller D, Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Hulstyn, MJ. Arthroscopic Suture Bridge Fixation of Tibial Eminence Fractures: A new Surgical Technique. Submitted for Publication Journal of Arthroscopy, April 2012

International / National Podium Presentations

  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Ehrlich MG. Increased distraction rate decreases expression of angiogenic and osteogenic growth factors in distraction osteogenesis. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL, May 2003
  • Schiller JR, Brooks JJ, Sonenblum SE, Moore DM, Crisco JJ, Akelman E. Three-dimensional carpal kinematics after carpal tunnel release. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, September 2007
  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Heard WMR, Eberson CP, Ehrlich MG. Cbfa-1, Sox-9, HIF-1, and Oxa-1 expression in a rat model of distraction osteogenesis. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010
  • Garg S, Weller AL, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Larson AN, Schiller JR, Ho CA, Copley LAB. What is the Morbidity rate of supracondylar elbow fractures in children? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2011
  • Larson AN, Weller AL, Garg S, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Schiller JR, Ho CA. Type 2 supracondylar fractures: Does time to surgery matter? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2011
  • Schiller JR, Johnston CE II, Karol LA, Tulchin K, Daniel C. Treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: A long term function study. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011
  • Larson AN, Weller AL, Garg S, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Schiller JR, Ho CA. Type 2 supracondylar fractures: Does time to surgery matter? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011
  • Larson AN, Weller AL, Garg S, Fletcher ND, Kwon MS, Schiller JR, Ho CA. Type 2 supracondylar fractures: Does time to surgery matter? Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 27th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2011
  • Weller AL, Garg S, Larson AN, Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Kwon MS, Ho CA, Copley L. Management of the Pulseless Supracondylar Humerus Fracture: Is Vascular Exploration Necessary? Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 27th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2011

International\National Poster Presentations

  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Ehrlich MG. Increased distraction rate decreases expression of angiogenic and osteogenic growth factors in distraction osteogenesis. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2004
  • Schiller JR, Brooks JJ, Sonenblum SE, Moore DM, Crisco JJ, Akelman E.  Three dimensional carpal kinematics after carpal tunnel release. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, September 2007
  • Schiller JR, Brooks JJ, Moore DM, Crisco JJ, Akelman E.  Three dimensional carpal kinematics after carpal tunnel release. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 2009
  • Weller AL, Garg S, Larson AN, Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Kwon MS, Ho CA, Copley L. Management of the Pulseless Supracondylar Humerus Fracture: Is Vascular Exploration Necessary? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011
  • Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Garg S, Weller AL, Larson AN, Kwon MS, Copley L, Ho CA. Increased Severity of Type III Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in the Pre-Teen Population. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011
  • Weller AL, Garg S, Larson AN, Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Kwon MS, Ho CA, Copley L. Retrospective Review of Peripheral Nerve Injuries in Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 2011
  • Fletcher ND, Schiller JR, Garg S, Weller AL, Larson AN, Kwon MS, Copley L, Ho CA. Increased Severity of Type III Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in the Pre-Teen Population. Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 27th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2011
  • Sawyer GA, Anderson BC, Paller D, Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Hulstyn, MJ. “Arthroscopic Suture Bridge Fixation of Tibial Eminence Fractures: A New Surgical Technique and Biomechanical Analysis”, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, February 2012
  • Sawyer GA, Anderson BC, Paller D, Schiller JR, Eberson CP, Hulstyn, MJ. “Biomechanical Analysis of Suture Bridge Fixation for Tibial Eminence Fractures”, Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, May 2012

Regional Podium / Poster Presentations

  • “Management Orthopaedic Trauma,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Teaching Conference Lecture, June 2004
  • “Anatomy of the Forearm,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference Anatomy Prosection, September 2004
  • “Anatomy of the Pelvis,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference Anatomy Prosection, September 2004
  • “Neuropathic Arthropathy,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstruction Conference, April 2005
  • “Orthopaedic Management of Compartment Syndrome,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference Lecture, August 2005
  • “Anatomy of the Hip,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference Anatomy Prosection, September 2005
  • “Growth and Formation of the Physis,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Basic Science Grand Rounds, October 2005
  • Schiller JR, Moore DC, Ehrlich MG. Increased distraction rate decreases expression of angiogenic and osteogenic growth factors in distraction osteogenesis. New England OREF Resident Research Symposium, Massachusetts General Hospital, May 2005
  • “Pediatric Elbow,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference, April 2006
  • “Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle,” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Teaching Conference Anatomy Prosection, September 2006
  • “Articular Cartilage Repair and Osteoarthritis” Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Basic Science Grand Rounds, December 2006
  • “Arthritis and Adult Reconstruction Surgery” Lincoln Middle School Eighth Grade, Lincoln, Rhode Island, Industrial Arts, Health, and Technology Project, February 2007
  • “Quadrupeds to Bipeds: Orthopaedic Implications of Walking Upright” Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, May 2007
  • “Little League Injury Prevention” Warwick Little League Association, Warwick, Rhode Island, June 2007
  • “Orthopaedic Surgery as a Career” Brown Alpert Medical School, Surgery Interest Group, Providence, Rhode Island, February 2008
  • “Cbfa-1, Sox-9, Osx-1, and HIF-1? Expression in a Limb Lengthening Model” Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 47th Danforth Oration, May 2009
  • “Deformity with Bone Loss – How to Fix,” Sixth Annual Fall Spine Symposium, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, October 2009
  •  “Small Child, Small Spine – How to Fix,” Sixth Annual Fall Spine Symposium, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, October 2009
  •  “Arthrogryposis, Down Syndrome, and Marfan’s”, Pediatric Orthopaedic Conference, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, October 2009
  • Schiller JR, Karol LA, Johnston CE. “Treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT). A long term function study”, The 32nd Annual Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, April 2010
  • “Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, The Orthopaedist Role”, Invited Lecture Series: Rhode Island Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, Medical and Orthopaedic Management of Muscular Dystrophy, Providence, Rhode Island, November 2011
  • “Evaluating the Painful Hip”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, February 2012
  • “Longitudinal Deficiencies of the Lower Extremity”, MADAM Conference, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, March 2012
  • “The Physician-Patient Relationship”, Whole Patient Program Lecture Series, PLME Program, Brown University and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2012
  • “Femoral Acetabular Impingement and Hip Arthroscopy”, Invited Lecture Series, Rhode Island Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association Current Concepts in Surgical Intervention and Post-Operative Rehabilitation for Selected Hip Disorders, April 2012

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Skyller suffered from femoral anteversion and hip dysplasia which caused her to be severely pigeon toed. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jonathan Schiller performed surgery to correct the condition. Skyller has made a full recovery and is now a confident young lady excelling in dance and at school.

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