Mark R. Adams, MD

Trauma

Specialty

Trauma


Contact

Tel: 973-972-0681

Mark R. Adams, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI), and an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). He is also an attending orthopaedic trauma surgeon for the Department of Orthopaedics in the Division of Trauma at University Hospital in Newark, the Level I Trauma Center for northern New Jersey. He specializes in complex fractures of the upper and lower extremities, complications and post-traumatic reconstruction.
Dr. Adams is a member of the following professional societies:

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AO (Orthopaedic Educators) Foundation
  • American Medical Association
  • Hellenic Medical Society of New York

In addition to numerous publications and presentations, Dr. Adams holds a variety of honors and awards, including:

  • Alfred F. Behrens Award
  • Outstanding Resident Educator Award
  • Panelist for the Health and Medicine Workshop at The Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund Annual Event
  • Resident Scholarship Grant to attend the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (AAOS/OTA) Strategies and Tactics in Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma

Dr. Adams completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA, the Level I Trauma Center for Alaska, Montana, Idaho and Washington. Here his training focused on periarticular, pelvis and acetabular fractures, nonunions and malunions, as well as lower extremity reconstruction. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at NJMS, where he spent a year as Chief Resident, and received his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center at Brooklyn. His bachelor's degree was obtained at Duke University.

Referenced Original Article in Journal

Adams MR, Agel J, Routt ML. Adult Pedestrian Pelvic Injuries: Experience of a Major Urban Trauma Center 2000-2010. Poster presentation Western Orthopaedic Association annual meeting 2013. Manuscript pending submission. Podium presentation at the annual “Summit in Seattle”, July 2012.

Adams MR, Scolaro JA, Routt ML. The Pubic Midline Exposure for Symphyseal Open Reduction and Plate Fixation. Accepted for publication at JORT.

Liporace FA, Adams MR, et. al. Distal Radial Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2009 Nov-Dec; 23(10)739-48.

Gehrmann R, Lu MT, Adams MR. Effect of Arthroscopic Posterior Capsule Release in the Shoulder on Subacromial Space Pressures. Cadaver, biomechanical. Presented at the AAOS winter meeting 2010. Awaiting submission to JBJS.

Gehrmann R, Adams MR. A Case of Lyme Septic Arthritis status post ACL Reconstruction. Case Report. Awaiting submission to Arthroscopy.

Kummer FJ, Adams MR, Dicesare PE. Revision of polyethylene acetabular liners with a cemented polyethylene cup: a laboratory study. J Arthroplasty. 2002 Dec; 17(8): 1055-7. Presented at the AAOS annual meeting in 2000.

Adams MR, Reilly MC, Sirkin MS. Entrapped Radial Nerve in a Humeral Shaft Fracture. Case Report. Submission pending.

Adams MR, Reilly MC, Sirkin MS. Dorsal Chopart Fracture Dislocation. Case Report. Submission pending.

Adams MR, Reilly MC, Sirkin MS. Contralateral Sciatic Nerve Palsy as a result of use of the fracture table. Case Report. Submission pending.

Adams MR, Seigerman D, Reilly MC, Sirkin MS. Postoperative Infection of a Proximal Humerus Fracture ORIF revealed after Manipulation. Case Report. Submission Pending.

Books, Monographs and Chapters

Adams MR, Reilly MC. Biomechanical Considerations Regarding Internal Fixation and Augmentation Techniques in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures. Book Chapter. Awaiting Submission.

Adams MR, Reilly MC. Hip Dislocation and Femoral Head Fractures. Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2nd edition. Pending Publication. Book Chapter.

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Shaath MK, Adams MR, et al.  Pneumothorax in Clavicle Fixation: Do We Need an Intraoperative Chest X-Ray? Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Bercik M, Adams MR, et al. Implications of Postoperative Radiographs Done in Operating Room. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Didesch J, Gibson P, Adams MR, et al.  Physiological Widening of Medial Clear Space and Syndesmosis.  Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Auld T, Hwang J, Adams MR, et al.  The AO/OTA classification: A Prognostic Tool for Predicting Compartment Syndrome in Both Bone Forearm Fractures. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Gibson P, Sobol G, Adams MR.  Incidence of Complications with a Proximal Tibial Traction Pin.  Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Hwang J, Gibson P, Adams MR, et al.  Delay in Hip Reductions Due to the Advent of Rapid CT Scans in the Trauma Setting. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Shaath MK, Adams MR, et al.  Evaluation of the Content and Accessibility of Web Sites for Accredited Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Fellowships. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Gibson P, Adams MR.  Unique consideration of fracture morphology and axial skeleton injuries in bilateral calcaneus fractures.  Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.
Hwang J, Adams MR, et al.  Quantification of Third Sacral Segment in Dysmorphic Sacra.  Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Elkin D, Adams MR, et al.  Use of suture anchors versus bone tunnels for treatment of quadriceps tendon rupture.  Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Hwang J, Stekas N, Adams MR, et al.  The Role of Computed Tomography Scans in Diaphyseal Femur Fractures Following Gunshot Injuries: A Survey of Orthopaedic Traumatologists. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Hwang J, Adams MR, et al.  Dislocations of the proximal and distal tib-fib joints.  Case report. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.

Elkin D, Adams MR, et al.  Patella Fracture Fixation with Tension plating versus Cannulated Anterior Tension Banding: A Biomechanical Study. Manuscript submitted, pending acceptance.