Dr. Lorraine Stern

LORRAINE CHAVA STERN, MD, FAAOS

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Lorraine Stern completed her six year residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, which included instruction at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, MetroHealth Medical Center, the level I trauma center for the region, and Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Hospital.

Education
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
    Orthopedic Trauma Fellow
    Rochester, NY
    August 2014 – July 2015
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Resident, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Cleveland, OH
    July 2010 – June 2014
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Dudley P. Allen Research Fellow
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Mechanics and Materials Laboratory
    Cleveland, OH
    July 2009 – June 2010
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Intern, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Cleveland, OH
    July 2008 – June 2009
  • George Washington University
    B.S. (Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude) with honors in Biological Sciences
    Thesis: The effects of inhibitors to norepinephrine and epinephrine synthesis on embryonic heart development in white leghorn chickens.
    Washington, DC
    May 2008
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
    MD. (Alpha Omega Alpha) with distinction
    Washington, DC
    May 2008
    Practice Experience
    • Modem Orthopaedics of New Jersey
      Wayne, NJ, January 2020-Present
    • Advanced Orthopedics and Hand Surgery Institute
      Wayne, NJ, 2015-2019
    Hospital Affiliations
    • St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
      Department of Orthopedic Surgery
      Paterson & Wayne, NJ
      August 2015 -Present
    • Chilton Medical Center
      Department of Orthopedic Surgery
      Pompton Plains, NJ
      September 2015 -Present
    • Saint Clare’s Hospital
      Department of Orthopedic Surgery
      Denville & Dover, NJ
      January 2016-Present
    • The Valley Hospital
      Department of Orthopedic Surgery
      Ridgewood, NJ
      September 2016-Present
    Board Certifications
    • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
      August 2013 – Present
    • ABOS Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand
      November 2014 – Present
    Licenses
    • New Jersey 
      Active and issued May 2015
    • New York 
      July 2017, participating in MOC
    Instructional Activities
    • Seton Hall University Orthopedic Residency Program
      Supervision of residents in the operating room and on call
      Paterson, NJ,  August 2015 – December 2019
    • St. Joseph’s University Medical Center Orthopedic Trauma Clinic
      Supervised residents weekly
      Paterson, NJ,  September 2015 -September 2016
    Published Papers
    • Stem LC, Gorczyca MT, Gorczyca JT. Preoperative measurement of the thickness of the center of the humeral head predicts screw cutout after locked plating of proximal humerus fractures. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Published online June 9, 2020, in press.
    • Stem LC, Gorczyca JT, Kates S, Ketz J, Soles G, Humphrey CA. Radiographic review of helical blade versus lag screw fixation for cephalomedullary nailing oflow-energy peritrochanteric femur fractures: there is a difference in cutout. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma. 31:305-310, 2017.
    • Stem LC, Patterson BM. Retention versus removal of a unicortical plate used as reduction aide for intramedullary nailing of proximal extra-articular tibia fractures. Case Orthopedic Journal. 10:72-75, 2013. 
    • Stem LC, Brinkman JG, Rimnac CM, Furmanski J, Hernandez CJ. Near-Terminal creep damage does not substantially influence fatigue life under physiological loading. Journal of Biomechanics. 10: 1995-1998, 2011.
    • Stem LC, Kraay MJ. Total knee arthroplasty in the obese patient. Seminars in Arthroplasty. 22: 153-156, 2011.
    • Stem LC, Moore TM. Nail gun injury to the sacrum: case report and review of the literature. Spine. 36:E 1778-1780, 2011.
    Book Chapters
    • Thompson GH, Stem LC, Wilber JH, Son-Hing J. The Multiply Injured Child. In Skeletal Trauma in Children, 5th Edition.
    Presentations
    • Preoperative Humeral Head Thickness Predicts Screw Cutout After Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures.
      Podium presentation, Orthopedic Trauma Association Meeting
      National Harbor, Maryland, October 2016.
    • Helical Blade Versus Lag Screw Fixation for Cephalomedullary Nailing of Low-energy Pertrochanteric Femur Fractures: Is there a difference in cutout?
      Poster presentation, Orthopedic Trauma Association Meeting
      San Diego, California, October 2015.
    • Removal of Dead Skin Cells After Immobilization: Does it Matter When Prepping the Surgical Site
      Podium presentation, AO North America Meeting,
      Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2015.
    • The Effect of Near-Terminal Damage on the Long Term Viability of Cortical Bone Allograft
      Podium presentation, AO North America Meeting
      Orlando, Florida, February 2012.
    • The Effect of Near-Terminal Damage on the Long Term Viability of Cortical Bone Allograft
      Podium presentation and Finalist, Ohio Orthopedic Society, Resident Research Competition
      Columbus, Ohio, May 2011.
    • The Effect of Near-Terminal Damage on the Long Term Viability of Cortical Bone Allograft
      Podium presentation and Second Place Finisher, Cleveland Orthopedic Society, Resident Essay Competition
      Cleveland, Ohio, February 2011. 
    • The Effect of Near-Terminal Mechanical Damage on the Fatigue Life and Microscopic Tissue Damage of Cortical Bone
      Poster presentation, Orthopedic Research Society
      Long Beach, California, January 2011.
    • The Effect of Near-Terminal Mechanical Tensile Damage on the Fatigue Life of Human Cortical Bone
      Poster presentation, Combined Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Societies
      Kyoto, Japan, October 2010.
    Research Grants
    • AO North America Resident Research Grant
      July 2013 – June 2014
    Editorial Appointments
    • Case Western Reserve University Orthopedic Journal
      Editor-in-Chief, 2013-2014
    • Case Western Reserve University Orthopedic Journal
      Associate Editor, 2012-2013
    Service Activities
    • Chilton Medical Center Medical Executive Committee
      Term to commence January 2021
    • Saint Clare’s Hospital Credentials Committee
      January 2019-Present
    • Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopedic Surgery Education Committee
      May 2012-June 2014
    Professional Memberships and Societies
    • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
      appointed 2019
    • Orthopedic Trauma Association
      • Candidate Member, 2012-2019
      • Active Member January 2020-Present
    • American Orthopedic Association
      Resident Leadership Forum Participant, 2013
    • American Orthopedic Association
      Emerging Leaders Program, Member, 2013 -Present
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