Sheldon S. Lin, MD

Foot & Ankle

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Foot & Ankle


Contact

Tel: 973-972-2184

Sheldon S. Lin, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI) and an associate professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). In addition to his position with the school and the practice, Dr. Lin is an attending physician at University Hospital in Newark, NJ and Overlook Medical Center. He is also an ad hoc reviewer for several medical publications:

  • Bone
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Delivery
  • Journal of Controlled Release
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Research
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Metabolism

Dr. Lin holds several prestigious major committee assignments, including:

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Program Committee
  • Meyerding Essay Committee of the American Fracture Association
  • National and Regional Research Grants Committee of the American Fracture Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society Member of Recognition Award Committee
  • Orthosis and Footwear Committee of the AOFAS

In addition, he has also been the recipient of over a dozen honors and awards, including:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®/Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Nicholas Andry Award
  • Hobart Armory Hare Honor Society
  • Sigma Xi Research Society

Contact Doctor: 973-972-2184

Dr. Lin completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He also completed an additional fellowship in research, as well as an orthopaedic residency at the Rothman Institute, Pennsylvania Hospital. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University--where he graduated summa cum laude--and his bachelor's degree with high distinction from Penn State University.

  1. Thakur ML, Vinitski S, Mitchell DG, Consigny PM, Lin S, DeFulvio J, Rifkin M.  MR imaging of pulmonary parenchyma and emboli by paramagnetic and superparamagnetic contrast agents.  Magn Reson Imaging. 1990; 8(5):625-630.
  2. An HS, Vaccaro A, Cotler JM, Lin Comparison among body cast, Harrington rod, Luque rod, and Steffee plate.  Spine. 1991; 16:(8 Suppl)S440-4.
  3. Vaccaro AR, An HS, Lin S, Sun S, Balderston RA, Cotler JM.  Noncontiguous Injuries of the Spine.  J Spinal Disord. 1992; 5(3):320-9.
  4. An HS, Vaccaro AR, Cotler JM, Lin Spinal disorders of cervicothorasic junction.  Spine. 1994; 19(22):2557-64.
  5. Lin SS, Vaccaro AR, Reisch S, Devine M, Cotler JM, Reich SM. Low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated transperitoneal injury. J Spinal Disord. 1995; 8(2):136-44.
  6. Lin SS, Lee TH, Wapner KL. Plantar forefoot ulceration with equinus deformity of the ankle in diabetic patients: the effect of tendo-Achilles lengthening and total contact casting. Orthopaedics. 1996; 19(5):465-477.
  7. Mesa JJ, Lin SS, Catalano J, Deutch LS.  Sternoclavicular Gonnococcal Arthritis in an Adolescent Girl.  Orthopaedics.  1998; 21(1):87-89.
  8. Blacksin M, Lin SS, Trofa A.  Filariasis of the Ankle:  Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Foot Ankle Int. 1999; 20(11): 738-740.
  9. Lin SS, Sabharwal S, Bibbo C. Orthotic and Bracing Principles in Neuromuscular Foot and Ankle Problems.  Foot Ankle Clin. 2000; 5(2): 235-264.
  10. Bibbo C, Mackessy RP, Lin SS, Barricella RL. Pyomyositis Of The Leg With Early Neurologic Compromise.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000; 16:352-354.
  11. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Cunningham FJ:  Acute Traumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Foot in Children.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000; 16(4):244-248.
  12. Lin SS, Bono CM, Lee TH:  Total Contact Casting and Keller Arthroplasty for Diabetic Great Toe Ulceration under the Interphalangeal joint.  Foot Ankle Int. 2000; 21(7):588-593.
  13. Lin SS, Bono CM, Treating R, Sherreff MJ: Limited Intertarsal Arthrodesis Using Bone Grafting and Pin Fixation, Foot Ankle Int. 2000; 21(9):742-748.
  14. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Beam HA, Behrens FF. Complications of Ankle fractures in diabetic patients: Orthop Clin North Am. 2001; 32(1):113-133.
  15. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Abidi N, Berberian W, Grossman M, Gebauer G, Behrens FF. Missed and Associated Injuries after Subtalar dislocation: the role of CT. Foot Ankle Int. 2001; 22(4):324-8.
  16. Gebauer GP, Lin SS, Beam HA, Vieira P, Parsons JR. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound increases the fracture callus strength in diabetic BB Wistar Rats but does not affect cellular proliferation. J Orthop Res. 2002; 20(3): 587-592.
  17. Beam HA, Parsons JR, Lin The effects of blood glucose control upon fracture healing in the BB Wistar rats with diabetes mellitus. J Orthop Res. 2002; 20(6): 1210-1216.
  18. Tyndall WA, Beam HA, Zarro C, O’Connor JP, Lin Decreased platelet derived growth factor expression during fracture healing in diabetic animals. Clin Orthop. 2003; 408:319-330.
  19. Tan V, Lin SS, Okereke, E: Superior Peroneal Retinaculoplasty: A Surgical Technique for Peroneal Subluxation Clin Orthop. 2003; 410:320-325.
  20. Geller J, Lin S, Cordas D, Viera P: Relationship of a Low Lying Muscle Belly to Tears of the Peroneus Brevis Tendon.  Am J Orthop. 2003, 32(11): 541-544.
  21. Giuffrida AY, Lin SS, Abidi N, Berberian W, Berkman A, Behrens FF. Pseudo Os Trigonum Sign: Missed Posteromedial Talar Facet Fracture. Foot Ankle Int. 2003; 24(8):  642-9.
  22. Augustin JF, Lin SS, Berberian WS, Johnson JE: Nonoperative Treatment of adult acquired flatfoot with the Arizona Brace. Foot Ankle Clin. 2003; 8:491-502.
  23. Bibbo C, Bono CM, Lin SS: Union Rates using autologous platelet concentrate alone and with bone graft in high-risk foot and ankle surgery patients Journal of Surgical Advances 14(1):1-6 2005
  24. Bibbo C, Patel DVGehrman RM, Lin SS Chlorhexidine provide superior skin decontamination in foot and ankle surgery Clin Orthop Relat Res 438:204-208, 2005
  25. Gandhi, A, Beam HA, O’Connor, J P; Parsons, J R; Lin, SS.  The effect of local insulin delivery in diabetic fracture healing. Bone 37(4):482-490, 2005
  26. Gandhi, A, Bibbo, C  Pinzur M, Lin, SS: “The role  of platelet-rich plasma in foot and ankle surgery”.Foot Ankle Clinics, 10(5):621-637, 2005
  27. Pinney SJ, Lin SS Current concept review: acquired adult flatfoot deformity. Foot Ankle Int. Jan;27(1):66-75. 2006
  28. Kesani AK, Gandhi A, Lin SS Electrical bone stimulation devices in foot and ankle surgery: types of devices, scientific basis, and clinical indications for their use. Foot Ankle Int. Feb;27(2):148-56. 2006
  29. Gandhi A, Dumas C, O'Connor JP, Parsons JR, Lin The effects of local platelet rich plasma delivery on diabetic fracture healing. Bone. 2006 Apr;38(4):540-6.
  30. Gandhi A, Liporace F, Azad V, Mattie J, Lin Diabetes Mellitus Fracture Healing  Foot and Ankle Clinics.  Dec;11(4):805-24. 2006
  31. Wapner KL, Taras JS, Lin SS, Chao W: Staged Reconstruction for Chronic Rupture of Both Peroneal tendon using Hunter Rod and Flexor Longus Transfer: A Long-Term Follow-up Study  Foot Ankle Int  2006 27(8): 591
  32. Liporace FA, Bibbo C, Azad V, Koerner J, Lin Bio-adjuvants for complex ankle and hindfoot reconstruction.  Foot and Ankle Clinics.  March;12 (1): 75-106.  2007
  33. Mayle RE Jr, DiGiovanni CW, Lin SS, Tabrizi P, Chou LB.  Current concepts review: venous thromboembolic disease in foot and ankle surgery. Foot Ankle Int 2007 Nov;28(11): 1207-16.
  34. John Koerner, BS; Peter Abdelmessieh, MSc; Vikrant Azad, MD; Karolynn Szczepanowski, MBS; Sheldon S. Lin, MD: Platelet-Rich Plasma and Its Uses in Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Foot & Ankle Surgery. June 2008 (7) Issue 2: 72-78.
  35. Kimberly Jacobsen, MA; Karolynn Szczepanowski, MA; Loay A. Al-Zube, MSc; J. Kim, MSc; Sheldon S. Lin, MD: The Role of Intraoperative Bone Marrow Aspirate Stem Cell Concentration as a Bone Grafting Technique.  Foot & Ankle Surgery. June 2008 (7) Issue 2: 84-89.
  36. Leszko F, Komistek RD, Mahfouz MR, Ratron Y, Judet T, Bonnin M, Colombier J, Lin SS: In Vivo Kinematics of the Salto Total Ankle Prosthesis. Foot & Ankle International. Nov 2008 (29)11: 1117-1125.
  37. Chaudhary SB, Liporace FA, Gandhi A, Donley BG, Pinzur MS, Lin SS. Complications of ankle fracture in patients with diabetes. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008 Mar;16(3):159-70. Review. PubMed PMID: 18316714.
  38. Yalamanchili P, Donely B, Casillas M, Ables A, Lin S: Salto Talaris Total Ankle Replacement. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2008. 18:277-81.
  39. Al-Zube L, Breitber EA, O’Connor JP, Parson JR, Bradica G, Hart CE, Lin SS: Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth factor(rhPDGF-BB) and beta-Tricalcium Phosphate/Collagen Matrix Enhance Fracture Healing in a Diabetic Rat Model. J Orthop Research 2009 27(1): 1-12
  40. Azad V, Breitbart E, Al-Zube L, Yeh S, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. rhBMP-2 enhances the bone healing response in a diabetic rat segmental defect model. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Apr;23(4):267-76. PubMed PMID: 19318870.
  41. Breitbart EA, Meade S, Azad V, Yeh S, Al-Zube L, Lee YS, Benevenia J, Arinzeh TL, Lin SS. Mesenchymal stem cells accelerate bone allograft incorporation in the presence of diabetes mellitus. J Orthop Res. 2010 Jul;28(7):942-9. PubMed PMID: 20058266
  42. Mehta SK, Breitbart EA, Berberian WS, Liporace FA, Lin SS. Bone and wound healing in the diabetic patient. Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Sep;15(3):411-37. PubMed PMID: 20682414
  43. Coords M, Breitbart E, Paglia D, Kappy N, Gandhi A, Cottrell J, Cedeno N, Pounder N, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. The effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound upon diabetic fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2011 Feb;29(2):181-8. PubMed PMID: 20886648.
  44. Dedania J, Borzio R, Paglia D, Breitbart EA, Mitchell A, Vaidya S, Wey A, Mehta S, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Role of local insulin augmentation upon allograft incorporation in a rat femoral defect model. J Orthop Res. 2011 Jan;29(1):92-9. doi: 10.1002/jor.21205. PubMed PMID: 20661933
  45. Ravi Verma, John Koerner, Eric Breitbart, David Paglia, Swaroopa Vaidya, Michael Pinzur and Sheldon Lin Correlation of growth factor levels at the fusion site of diabetic patients undergoing hindfoot arthrodesis and clinical outcome Current Orthopaedic Practice Volume 22 _ Number 3 _ May/June 2011
  46. Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Judith Baumhauer, MD; Sheldon S. Lin, MD; Wayne S. Berberian, MD; Adolph S. Flemister, MD; Matthew J. Enna, MD; Peter Evangelista, MD; June Newman, RNP Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Feasibility Trial of rhPDGF-BB Versus Autologous Bone Graft in a Foot and Ankle Fusion Model  Foot Ankle Int April 32:344 2011
  47. Dana T. Graves , Jazia Alblowi , David N. Paglia , James Patrick O’Connor , Sheldon Lin Impact of Diabetes on Fracture Healing J Exp Clin Med 2011;3(1):3
  48. Douard V, Suzuki T, Sabbagh Y, Lee J, Shapses S, Lin S, Ferraris RP. Dietary fructose inhibits lactation-induced adaptations in rat 1,25-(OH)₂D₃ synthesis and calcium transport. FASEB J. 2012 Feb;26(2):707-21. PubMed PMID: 22038050; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3290445
  49. David N Paglia, MS, Kristen Mason, BS,  Eric A Breitbart , MD,  Swaroopa Vaidya, MS,  Dana Graves, DDS, J Patrick O’Connor , PhD,  and Sheldon S Lin, MD Effects of Diabetes on Bone Homeostasis, Regeneration, and the Role of Insulin in Bone US Musculoskeletal Review vol 6 (1) In Press 2011
  50. Borrelli J Jr, Pape C, Hak D, Hsu J, Lin S, Giannoudis P, Lane J. Physiological challenges of bone repair. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Dec;26(12):708-11. dReview. PubMed PMID: 23047710
  51. DiGiovanni CW, Lin S, Pinzur M. Recombinant human PDGF-BB in foot and ankle fusion. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2012 Mar;9(2):111-22. Review. PubMed PMID: 22404772
  52. Koerner JD, Yalamanchili P, Munoz W, Uko L, Chaudhary SB, Lin SS, Vives MJ. The effects of local insulin application to lumbar spinal fusions in a rat model. Spine J. 2013 Jan;13(1):22-31. PubMed PMID: 23295034
  53. Paglia DN, Wey A, Park AG, Breitbart EA, Mehta SK, Bogden JD, Kemp FW, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. The effects of local vanadium treatment on angiogenesis and chondrogenesis during fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2012 Dec;30(12):1971-8. PubMed PMID: 22653614
  54. Clanton T, Lin SS. Limited evidence supports neuromuscular training for chronic lateral ankle instability. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Feb 15;94(4):365. dPubMed PMID: 22336976
  55. Park AG, Paglia DN, Al-Zube L, Hreha J, Vaidya S, Breitbart E, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Local insulin therapy affects fracture healing in a rat model. J Orthop Res. 2013 May;31(5):776-82. PubMed PMID: 23238765
  56. Douard V, Sabbagh Y, Lee J, Patel C, Kemp FW, Bogden JD, Lin S, Ferraris RP. Excessive fructose intake causes 1,25-(OH)(2)D(3)-dependent inhibition of intestinal and renal calcium transport in growing rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jun 15;304(12):E1303-13. PubMed PMID: 23571713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3680696.
  57. Sood A, Cunningham C, Lin S. The BB Wistar Rat as a Diabetic Model for Fracture Healing. ISRN Endocrinol. 2013 Mar 31;2013:349604. doi: 10.1155/2013/349604. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23606982; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628493
  58. Paglia DN, Wey A, Breitbart EA, Faiwiszewski J, Mehta SK, Al-Zube L, Vaidya S, Cottrell JA, Graves D, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Effects of local insulin delivery on subperiosteal angiogenesis and mineralized tissue formation during fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2013 May;31(5):783-91. PubMed PMID: 23238777.
  59. Berberian W, Sood A, Karanfilian B, Najarian R, Lin S, Liporace F. Displacement of the sustentacular fragment in intra-articular calcaneal fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jun 5;95(11):995-1000. PubMed PMID: 23780537.
  60. Christopher DiGiovanni, Sheldon Lin, Judy Baumhauer, Samuel Lynch Recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor –BB and beta-tricalcium phosphate (rhPDGF-BB/B TCP); an alternative to autogenous bone graft 95(13):1184-1192 JBJS-AM July 2013
  61. Friedlaender GE, Lin S, Solchaga LA, Snel LB, Lynch SE. The role of recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor-BB (rhPDGF-BB) in orthopaedic bone repair and regeneration.Curr Pharm Des. 2013 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23432673
  62. Baumhauer JF, Pinzur MS, Daniels TR, Lin SS, Beasley W, Donahue RM, DiGiovanni CW. Survey on the need for bone graft in foot and ankle fusion surgery. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Dec;34(12):1629-33. PubMed PMID: 23986324
  63. Paglia DN, Wey A, Hreha J, Park AG, Cunningham C, Uko L, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Local vanadium release from a calcium sulfate carrier accelerates fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2014 May;32(5):727-34. PubMed PMID: 24375684
  64. Wey A Cunningham C, Hreha J, Breitbart E, Cottrell J, Ippolito J, Clark D, Lin HN, Benevenia J, OConnor JP, Lin SS, Paglia DN Local Zinc chloride accelerates fracture healing  JOR 32(6):834-41 2014
  65. Heeckt P, Goost H, Lin SS, McKinley TO, Mehta S , Mikuni-Takagaki T A not so systemic review Can J Surg 57(5):E150-1 2014
  66. Lin SS, Montemurro NJ. New modification to the Hawkins classification scheme is more predictive of osteonecrosis: commentary on an article by Heather A. Vallier, MD, et al.: "A new look at the Hawkins classification for talar neck fractures: which features of injury and treatment are predictive of osteonecrosis?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5;96(3):e25. PubMed PMID: 24500597
  67. Hreha J, Wey A, Cunningham C, Krell ES, Breitbart EA, Paglia DN, Montemurro NJ, Nguyen DA, Lee YJ, Komlos Benevenia J Oconnor JP, Lin SS Local Managnese chloride treatment accelerated fracture healing in a rat model JOR 33(1):122-30 2015
  68. Lin SS, Yeranosian MG What’s new in Foot and Ankle Surgery May 18, 2016 J Bone Joint Surgery 98(10):874-880 2016
  69. Lin SS, Montemurro NJ, Krell ES Orthobiologics in Foot and Ankle Surgery J AAOS 24(2): 113-122, 2016
  70. Koerner JD, Vives MJ, O’Connor JP, Chirichella P, Breitbart EA, Chaudhary SB, Uko, L, Subramanian S, Fritton JC, Benevenia J, Lin SS Zinc Has Insulin-Mimetic Properties Which Enhance Spinal Fusion in a Rat Model Spine J; 16(6):777-83.  2016.

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  1. Thakur ML, Vinitski S, Mitchell DG, Consigny PM, Lin S, DeFulvio J, Rifkin M.  MR imaging of pulmonary parenchyma and emboli by paramagnetic and superparamagnetic contrast agents.  Magn Reson Imaging. 1990; 8(5):625-630.
  2. An HS, Vaccaro A, Cotler JM, Lin Comparison among body cast, Harrington rod, Luque rod, and Steffee plate.  Spine. 1991; 16:(8 Suppl)S440-4.
  3. Vaccaro AR, An HS, Lin S, Sun S, Balderston RA, Cotler JM.  Noncontiguous Injuries of the Spine.  J Spinal Disord. 1992; 5(3):320-9.
  4. An HS, Vaccaro AR, Cotler JM, Lin Spinal disorders of cervicothorasic junction.  Spine. 1994; 19(22):2557-64.
  5. Lin SS, Vaccaro AR, Reisch S, Devine M, Cotler JM, Reich SM. Low-velocity gunshot wounds to the spine with an associated transperitoneal injury. J Spinal Disord. 1995; 8(2):136-44.
  6. Lin SS, Lee TH, Wapner KL. Plantar forefoot ulceration with equinus deformity of the ankle in diabetic patients: the effect of tendo-Achilles lengthening and total contact casting. Orthopaedics. 1996; 19(5):465-477.
  7. Mesa JJ, Lin SS, Catalano J, Deutch LS.  Sternoclavicular Gonnococcal Arthritis in an Adolescent Girl.  Orthopaedics.  1998; 21(1):87-89.
  8. Blacksin M, Lin SS, Trofa A.  Filariasis of the Ankle:  Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Foot Ankle Int. 1999; 20(11): 738-740.
  9. Lin SS, Sabharwal S, Bibbo C. Orthotic and Bracing Principles in Neuromuscular Foot and Ankle Problems.  Foot Ankle Clin. 2000; 5(2): 235-264.
  10. Bibbo C, Mackessy RP, Lin SS, Barricella RL. Pyomyositis Of The Leg With Early Neurologic Compromise.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000; 16:352-354.
  11. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Cunningham FJ:  Acute Traumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Foot in Children.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000; 16(4):244-248.
  12. Lin SS, Bono CM, Lee TH:  Total Contact Casting and Keller Arthroplasty for Diabetic Great Toe Ulceration under the Interphalangeal joint.  Foot Ankle Int. 2000; 21(7):588-593.
  13. Lin SS, Bono CM, Treating R, Sherreff MJ: Limited Intertarsal Arthrodesis Using Bone Grafting and Pin Fixation, Foot Ankle Int. 2000; 21(9):742-748.
  14. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Beam HA, Behrens FF. Complications of Ankle fractures in diabetic patients: Orthop Clin North Am. 2001; 32(1):113-133.
  15. Bibbo C, Lin SS, Abidi N, Berberian W, Grossman M, Gebauer G, Behrens FF. Missed and Associated Injuries after Subtalar dislocation: the role of CT. Foot Ankle Int. 2001; 22(4):324-8.
  16. Gebauer GP, Lin SS, Beam HA, Vieira P, Parsons JR. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound increases the fracture callus strength in diabetic BB Wistar Rats but does not affect cellular proliferation. J Orthop Res. 2002; 20(3): 587-592.
  17. Beam HA, Parsons JR, Lin The effects of blood glucose control upon fracture healing in the BB Wistar rats with diabetes mellitus. J Orthop Res. 2002; 20(6): 1210-1216.
  18. Tyndall WA, Beam HA, Zarro C, O’Connor JP, Lin Decreased platelet derived growth factor expression during fracture healing in diabetic animals. Clin Orthop. 2003; 408:319-330.
  19. Tan V, Lin SS, Okereke, E: Superior Peroneal Retinaculoplasty: A Surgical Technique for Peroneal Subluxation Clin Orthop. 2003; 410:320-325.
  20. Geller J, Lin S, Cordas D, Viera P: Relationship of a Low Lying Muscle Belly to Tears of the Peroneus Brevis Tendon.  Am J Orthop. 2003, 32(11): 541-544.
  21. Giuffrida AY, Lin SS, Abidi N, Berberian W, Berkman A, Behrens FF. Pseudo Os Trigonum Sign: Missed Posteromedial Talar Facet Fracture. Foot Ankle Int. 2003; 24(8):  642-9.
  22. Augustin JF, Lin SS, Berberian WS, Johnson JE: Nonoperative Treatment of adult acquired flatfoot with the Arizona Brace. Foot Ankle Clin. 2003; 8:491-502.
  23. Bibbo C, Bono CM, Lin SS: Union Rates using autologous platelet concentrate alone and with bone graft in high-risk foot and ankle surgery patients Journal of Surgical Advances 14(1):1-6 2005
  24. Bibbo C, Patel DVGehrman RM, Lin SS Chlorhexidine provide superior skin decontamination in foot and ankle surgery Clin Orthop Relat Res 438:204-208, 2005
  25. Gandhi, A, Beam HA, O’Connor, J P; Parsons, J R; Lin, SS.  The effect of local insulin delivery in diabetic fracture healing. Bone 37(4):482-490, 2005
  26. Gandhi, A, Bibbo, C  Pinzur M, Lin, SS: “The role  of platelet-rich plasma in foot and ankle surgery”.Foot Ankle Clinics, 10(5):621-637, 2005
  27. Pinney SJ, Lin SS Current concept review: acquired adult flatfoot deformity. Foot Ankle Int. Jan;27(1):66-75. 2006
  28. Kesani AK, Gandhi A, Lin SS Electrical bone stimulation devices in foot and ankle surgery: types of devices, scientific basis, and clinical indications for their use. Foot Ankle Int. Feb;27(2):148-56. 2006
  29. Gandhi A, Dumas C, O'Connor JP, Parsons JR, Lin The effects of local platelet rich plasma delivery on diabetic fracture healing. Bone. 2006 Apr;38(4):540-6.
  30. Gandhi A, Liporace F, Azad V, Mattie J, Lin Diabetes Mellitus Fracture Healing  Foot and Ankle Clinics.  Dec;11(4):805-24. 2006
  31. Wapner KL, Taras JS, Lin SS, Chao W: Staged Reconstruction for Chronic Rupture of Both Peroneal tendon using Hunter Rod and Flexor Longus Transfer: A Long-Term Follow-up Study  Foot Ankle Int  2006 27(8): 591
  32. Liporace FA, Bibbo C, Azad V, Koerner J, Lin Bio-adjuvants for complex ankle and hindfoot reconstruction.  Foot and Ankle Clinics.  March;12 (1): 75-106.  2007
  33. Mayle RE Jr, DiGiovanni CW, Lin SS, Tabrizi P, Chou LB.  Current concepts review: venous thromboembolic disease in foot and ankle surgery. Foot Ankle Int 2007 Nov;28(11): 1207-16.
  34. John Koerner, BS; Peter Abdelmessieh, MSc; Vikrant Azad, MD; Karolynn Szczepanowski, MBS; Sheldon S. Lin, MD: Platelet-Rich Plasma and Its Uses in Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Foot & Ankle Surgery. June 2008 (7) Issue 2: 72-78.
  35. Kimberly Jacobsen, MA; Karolynn Szczepanowski, MA; Loay A. Al-Zube, MSc; J. Kim, MSc; Sheldon S. Lin, MD: The Role of Intraoperative Bone Marrow Aspirate Stem Cell Concentration as a Bone Grafting Technique.  Foot & Ankle Surgery. June 2008 (7) Issue 2: 84-89.
  36. Leszko F, Komistek RD, Mahfouz MR, Ratron Y, Judet T, Bonnin M, Colombier J, Lin SS: In Vivo Kinematics of the Salto Total Ankle Prosthesis. Foot & Ankle International. Nov 2008 (29)11: 1117-1125.
  37. Chaudhary SB, Liporace FA, Gandhi A, Donley BG, Pinzur MS, Lin SS. Complications of ankle fracture in patients with diabetes. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008 Mar;16(3):159-70. Review. PubMed PMID: 18316714.
  38. Yalamanchili P, Donely B, Casillas M, Ables A, Lin S: Salto Talaris Total Ankle Replacement. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2008. 18:277-81.
  39. Al-Zube L, Breitber EA, O’Connor JP, Parson JR, Bradica G, Hart CE, Lin SS: Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth factor(rhPDGF-BB) and beta-Tricalcium Phosphate/Collagen Matrix Enhance Fracture Healing in a Diabetic Rat Model. J Orthop Research 2009 27(1): 1-12
  40. Azad V, Breitbart E, Al-Zube L, Yeh S, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. rhBMP-2 enhances the bone healing response in a diabetic rat segmental defect model. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Apr;23(4):267-76. PubMed PMID: 19318870.
  41. Breitbart EA, Meade S, Azad V, Yeh S, Al-Zube L, Lee YS, Benevenia J, Arinzeh TL, Lin SS. Mesenchymal stem cells accelerate bone allograft incorporation in the presence of diabetes mellitus. J Orthop Res. 2010 Jul;28(7):942-9. PubMed PMID: 20058266
  42. Mehta SK, Breitbart EA, Berberian WS, Liporace FA, Lin SS. Bone and wound healing in the diabetic patient. Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Sep;15(3):411-37. PubMed PMID: 20682414
  43. Coords M, Breitbart E, Paglia D, Kappy N, Gandhi A, Cottrell J, Cedeno N, Pounder N, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. The effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound upon diabetic fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2011 Feb;29(2):181-8. PubMed PMID: 20886648.
  44. Dedania J, Borzio R, Paglia D, Breitbart EA, Mitchell A, Vaidya S, Wey A, Mehta S, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Role of local insulin augmentation upon allograft incorporation in a rat femoral defect model. J Orthop Res. 2011 Jan;29(1):92-9. doi: 10.1002/jor.21205. PubMed PMID: 20661933
  45. Ravi Verma, John Koerner, Eric Breitbart, David Paglia, Swaroopa Vaidya, Michael Pinzur and Sheldon Lin Correlation of growth factor levels at the fusion site of diabetic patients undergoing hindfoot arthrodesis and clinical outcome Current Orthopaedic Practice Volume 22 _ Number 3 _ May/June 2011
  46. Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD; Judith Baumhauer, MD; Sheldon S. Lin, MD; Wayne S. Berberian, MD; Adolph S. Flemister, MD; Matthew J. Enna, MD; Peter Evangelista, MD; June Newman, RNP Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Feasibility Trial of rhPDGF-BB Versus Autologous Bone Graft in a Foot and Ankle Fusion Model  Foot Ankle Int April 32:344 2011
  47. Dana T. Graves , Jazia Alblowi , David N. Paglia , James Patrick O’Connor , Sheldon Lin Impact of Diabetes on Fracture Healing J Exp Clin Med 2011;3(1):3
  48. Douard V, Suzuki T, Sabbagh Y, Lee J, Shapses S, Lin S, Ferraris RP. Dietary fructose inhibits lactation-induced adaptations in rat 1,25-(OH)₂D₃ synthesis and calcium transport. FASEB J. 2012 Feb;26(2):707-21. PubMed PMID: 22038050; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3290445
  49. David N Paglia, MS, Kristen Mason, BS,  Eric A Breitbart , MD,  Swaroopa Vaidya, MS,  Dana Graves, DDS, J Patrick O’Connor , PhD,  and Sheldon S Lin, MD Effects of Diabetes on Bone Homeostasis, Regeneration, and the Role of Insulin in Bone US Musculoskeletal Review vol 6 (1) In Press 2011
  50. Borrelli J Jr, Pape C, Hak D, Hsu J, Lin S, Giannoudis P, Lane J. Physiological challenges of bone repair. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Dec;26(12):708-11. dReview. PubMed PMID: 23047710
  51. DiGiovanni CW, Lin S, Pinzur M. Recombinant human PDGF-BB in foot and ankle fusion. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2012 Mar;9(2):111-22. Review. PubMed PMID: 22404772
  52. Koerner JD, Yalamanchili P, Munoz W, Uko L, Chaudhary SB, Lin SS, Vives MJ. The effects of local insulin application to lumbar spinal fusions in a rat model. Spine J. 2013 Jan;13(1):22-31. PubMed PMID: 23295034
  53. Paglia DN, Wey A, Park AG, Breitbart EA, Mehta SK, Bogden JD, Kemp FW, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. The effects of local vanadium treatment on angiogenesis and chondrogenesis during fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2012 Dec;30(12):1971-8. PubMed PMID: 22653614
  54. Clanton T, Lin SS. Limited evidence supports neuromuscular training for chronic lateral ankle instability. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Feb 15;94(4):365. dPubMed PMID: 22336976
  55. Park AG, Paglia DN, Al-Zube L, Hreha J, Vaidya S, Breitbart E, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Local insulin therapy affects fracture healing in a rat model. J Orthop Res. 2013 May;31(5):776-82. PubMed PMID: 23238765
  56. Douard V, Sabbagh Y, Lee J, Patel C, Kemp FW, Bogden JD, Lin S, Ferraris RP. Excessive fructose intake causes 1,25-(OH)(2)D(3)-dependent inhibition of intestinal and renal calcium transport in growing rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jun 15;304(12):E1303-13. PubMed PMID: 23571713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3680696.
  57. Sood A, Cunningham C, Lin S. The BB Wistar Rat as a Diabetic Model for Fracture Healing. ISRN Endocrinol. 2013 Mar 31;2013:349604. doi: 10.1155/2013/349604. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23606982; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628493
  58. Paglia DN, Wey A, Breitbart EA, Faiwiszewski J, Mehta SK, Al-Zube L, Vaidya S, Cottrell JA, Graves D, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Effects of local insulin delivery on subperiosteal angiogenesis and mineralized tissue formation during fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2013 May;31(5):783-91. PubMed PMID: 23238777.
  59. Berberian W, Sood A, Karanfilian B, Najarian R, Lin S, Liporace F. Displacement of the sustentacular fragment in intra-articular calcaneal fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jun 5;95(11):995-1000. PubMed PMID: 23780537.
  60. Christopher DiGiovanni, Sheldon Lin, Judy Baumhauer, Samuel Lynch Recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor –BB and beta-tricalcium phosphate (rhPDGF-BB/B TCP); an alternative to autogenous bone graft 95(13):1184-1192 JBJS-AM July 2013
  61. Friedlaender GE, Lin S, Solchaga LA, Snel LB, Lynch SE. The role of recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor-BB (rhPDGF-BB) in orthopaedic bone repair and regeneration.Curr Pharm Des. 2013 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23432673
  62. Baumhauer JF, Pinzur MS, Daniels TR, Lin SS, Beasley W, Donahue RM, DiGiovanni CW. Survey on the need for bone graft in foot and ankle fusion surgery. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Dec;34(12):1629-33. PubMed PMID: 23986324
  63. Paglia DN, Wey A, Hreha J, Park AG, Cunningham C, Uko L, Benevenia J, O'Connor JP, Lin SS. Local vanadium release from a calcium sulfate carrier accelerates fracture healing. J Orthop Res. 2014 May;32(5):727-34. PubMed PMID: 24375684
  64. Wey A Cunningham C, Hreha J, Breitbart E, Cottrell J, Ippolito J, Clark D, Lin HN, Benevenia J, OConnor JP, Lin SS, Paglia DN Local Zinc chloride accelerates fracture healing  JOR 32(6):834-41 2014
  65. Heeckt P, Goost H, Lin SS, McKinley TO, Mehta S , Mikuni-Takagaki T A not so systemic review Can J Surg 57(5):E150-1 2014
  66. Lin SS, Montemurro NJ. New modification to the Hawkins classification scheme is more predictive of osteonecrosis: commentary on an article by Heather A. Vallier, MD, et al.: "A new look at the Hawkins classification for talar neck fractures: which features of injury and treatment are predictive of osteonecrosis?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5;96(3):e25. PubMed PMID: 24500597
  67. Hreha J, Wey A, Cunningham C, Krell ES, Breitbart EA, Paglia DN, Montemurro NJ, Nguyen DA, Lee YJ, Komlos Benevenia J Oconnor JP, Lin SS Local Managnese chloride treatment accelerated fracture healing in a rat model JOR 33(1):122-30 2015
  68. Lin SS, Yeranosian MG What’s new in Foot and Ankle Surgery May 18, 2016 J Bone Joint Surgery 98(10):874-880 2016
  69. Lin SS, Montemurro NJ, Krell ES Orthobiologics in Foot and Ankle Surgery J AAOS 24(2): 113-122, 2016
  70. Koerner JD, Vives MJ, O’Connor JP, Chirichella P, Breitbart EA, Chaudhary SB, Uko, L, Subramanian S, Fritton JC, Benevenia J, Lin SS Zinc Has Insulin-Mimetic Properties Which Enhance Spinal Fusion in a Rat Model Spine J; 16(6):777-83.  2016.