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Christopher K. Kepler, MD

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925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 339-3500

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Sacral Fractures and Associated Injuries
  2. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of A. Piazzolla et al. concerning, “The Surgical Algorithm for the AOSpine, Thoracolumbar Spine Injury Classification System” by A. R. Vaccaro et al.; Eur Spine J (2016); 25(4):1087–1094
  3. Reliability and Clinical Utility of the CARDS Classification for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  4. The effect of Postoperative Spinal Infections on Patient Mortality
  5. Risk Factors for and Complications after Surgical Delay in Elective Single-Level Lumbar Fusion
  6. The evolution of current research impact metrics
  7. Comparing the Treatment Algorithm and Complications for Patients Undergoing an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion at a Physician-Owned Specialty Hospital and a University-Owned Tertiary Care Hospital
  8. Randomization Strategies
  9. Is An Isolated Intervertebral Disk with Significant Degeneration Magnetic Resonance Imaging A Cause of Low Back Pain That Requires No Confirmatory Diagnostic Tests?
  10. Perioperative Complications of Spinal Metastases Surgery
  11. Outcome of a Resident Spine Surgical Skills Training Program
  12. Comparison of occipitocervical and atlantoaxial fusion in treatment of unstable Jefferson fractures
  13. Intraoperative pedicle screw navigation does not significantly affect complication rates after spine surgery
  14. Understanding Traditional Research Impact Metrics
  15. Are Modic changes associated with intervertebral disc cytokine profiles?
  16. Impact of elevated body mass index and obesity on long-term surgical outcomes for patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy: Analysis of a combined prospective dataset
  17. The Effect of Dynamic Versus Static Plating Systems on Fusion Rates and Complications in 1-Level and/or 2-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  18. The effect of substance P on an intervertebral disc rat organ culture model
  19. The Development of a Universally Accepted Sacral Fracture Classification: A Survey of AOSpine and AOTrauma Members
  20. Distinguishing Pseudomeningocele, Epidural Hematoma, and Postoperative Infection on Postoperative MRI