Christopher K. Kepler, MD

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925 Chestnut Street
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Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 339-3500

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. 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
  2. Perioperative Complications of Spinal Metastases Surgery
  3. Comparison of occipitocervical and atlantoaxial fusion in treatment of unstable Jefferson fractures
  4. Are Modic changes associated with intervertebral disc cytokine profiles?
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The effect of substance P on an intervertebral disc rat organ culture model
  8. Distinguishing Pseudomeningocele, Epidural Hematoma, and Postoperative Infection on Postoperative MRI
  9. The economic implications of an incidental durotomy
  10. Change in Angular Alignment Is Associated with Early Dysphagia after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  11. AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classification system
  12. Epidemiology and pathophysiology of cervical disc herniation
  13. The effect of increased T2 signal intensity in the spinal cord on the injury severity and early neurological recovery in patients with central cord syndrome
  14. Diagnosis and neurologic status as predictors of surgical site infection in primary cervical spinal surgery
  15. The Use of Cell Transplantation in Spinal Cord Injuries
  16. Reliability analysis of the AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification system by a worldwide group of naïve spinal surgeons
  17. The surgical algorithm for the AOSpine thoracolumbar spine injury classification system
  18. Erratum: Die AOSpine-Klassifikation thorakolumbaler Wirbels├Ąulenverletzungen (Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie (2016) 154 (35-42) DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-108266)
  19. Use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in the treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis
  20. Conservative and Operative Treatment in Extension Teardrop Fractures of the Axis