O. Folorunsho Edobor-Osula, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics


Pediatric Orthopaedics


Tel: 973-972-2076

O. Folorunsho (Flo) Edobor-Osula, MD, MPH, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI), and an assistant professor for the Department of Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Osula specializes in:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Disorders of the foot and ankle
  • Hip disorders
  • Limb lengthening and deformity
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Sports medicine

In addition to her roles in the department and the medical school, Dr. Osula is an attending physician at University Hospital in Newark, NJ, Overlook Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. She is also the recipient of the Sandra Lee Shaw Memorial Award in recognition of her commitment to medical research.

aaos rosieDr. Osula has authored several peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts. She also serves as a guest speaker and mentor for the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program sponsored by NJMS.

Contact Doctor: 973-972-2076

Dr. Osula completed a clinical fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery, and an orthopaedic residency at Northwell Health. She received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she graduated with honors in science and service. She received her master's degree in public health from the School of Public Health at the University of Albany, where she also was the recipient of the prestigious David Axelrod Fellowship. Her bachelor's degree in public health, natural sciences, was earned at Johns Hopkins University, where she also played four years of varsity women’s basketball.

  1. Edobor-Osula F, Strom JA, VanAuker MD, Salciccioli L, Clark LT . A Retrospective Case Study on the Risk Factors Associated with the Progression of Aortic Valve Disease. J Assoc Acad Minor Phys. 2000;11(4):69
  2. Shindle MK, Tyler W, Edobor-Osula F, Gardner MJ, Shindle L, Toro J, Lane JM.Unsuspected Lymphoma Diagnosed using Biopsy during Kyphoplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Dec;88(12):2721-4.
  3. Papadopoulos EC, Edobor-Osula F, Gardner MJ, Shindle MK, Lane JM. Unipedicular Balloon Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures: Early Results. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2008 Dec;21(8):589-96.
  4. Neviaser AS, Lane JM, Lenart BA, Edobor-Osula F, Lorich DG. Low-energy femoral shaft fractures associated with alendronate use. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 May-Jun;22(5):346-50.
  5. Lenart BA, Neviaser AS, Lyman S, Chang CC, Edobor-Osula F, Steele B, van der Meulen MC, Lorich DG, Lane JM. Association of low-energy femoral fractures with prolonged bisphosphonate use: a case control study. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Aug;20(8):1353-62.
  6. Ghorayeb SR, Shah NV, Edobor-Osula F, Lane LB, Razzano P, Chahine N, Grande DA.      Ultrasonic assessment of extracellular matrix content in healing Achilles tendon. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2012 Apr;59(4):694-702
  7. LaMont L, Ladenhauf H, Edobor-Osula F, Bogner E, Huong D, Green DW. Secondary Ossification Centers in the Development of the Medial Malleolus. J Ped Orthop. 2015 Apr-May;35(3):314-7.
  8. Dodwell E, Edobor-Osula F, Widmann R. Socioeconomic factors are associated with trends in treatment of pediatric femoral shaft fractures, and subsequent hardware removal in New York State. J Ped Orthop. 2016;36:459-464.

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  1. Lower Extremity Casts and Their Effect on School Attendance
  2. Compartment Pressures in Children with Normal and Fractured Tibias
  3. Low vitamin D levels are associated with need for surgical correction of pediatric fractures
  4. Correlation of MRI findings with radiographs in children with Blount's disease