Mauricio Herrera MD Sports Medicine
 

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Mauricio F. Herrera, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Board Certification - ABOS

Part I—Passed 7/2003

Part II—Passed 7/2007

Diplomate of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons—Since 2007

Education

Saint Francis Preparatory High School
Fresh Meadows, NY
9/1983-6/1987

New York University
New York, NY
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
9/1987-6/1991

Queens College, CUNY
Queens, NY
Post-Baccalaureate (Pre-Med)
7/1991-7/1993

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Doctor of Medicine
9/1993-6/1997

Post-Doctoral Training

Trauma Training Center, New York Orthopaedic Hospital,
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Harrison L. McLaughlin Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellow (7/1997-7/1998)

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Internship in General Surgery (7/1998-7/1999)

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery (7/1999-7/2002)

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery (7/2002-7/2003)

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Sports Medicine Fellow (7/2003-7/2004)

Professional Societies

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2000-Present)
Arthroscopy Association of North America: Resident Member (2001-Present)
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (2004-Present)

Appointments and Titles

New York University
Vice President, League of the United Cooperative (1990-1991)
Hispanic-Americans
Secretary, Omicron Nu National Honor Society (1990-1991)

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Member, Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee (1993-1997)
Member, Admissions Committee (1994-1997)
National Network of Latino American Medical Students (1994-1997)
--California Regional Representative (1995-1996)
--Treasurer (1996-1997)
Instructor in Human Anatomy and Biochemistry, (1994-1995)
Medical Scholars Program

Honors and Awards

New York University, NY
Trustee’s Scholarship (1987-1991)
Dean’s List (1987-1991)
National Hispanic Scholarship Fund (1988-1991)
Omicron Nu National Honor Society (1990-1991)
National Hispanic Scholar (1990-1991)
Dean’s Letter of Excellence (1991)

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
National Hispanic Scholarship Fund (1993-1994)
California Hispanic American Medical Association Scholarship (1993-1994)
National Hispanic Scholar (1993-1994)
Dean Debbas Scholarship for Minority Medical Education (1994)

Hospital for Special Surgery, NY
New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation (1994)
Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Research

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, N.Y.
Arnold Gold Foundation Outstanding Housestaff/Resident (1998-1999)
Teaching award

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, N.Y.
Harrison L. McLaughlin Fracture/Trauma resident of the year (2000-2001)

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, N.Y.
Leonard Marmor Chief Resident of the year (2002-2003)

Dedicated Research Experience

Hospital for Special Surgery, NY (1994)
Vibratory Sensibility in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Research Assistant under Dr. Stephen Burke

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (1996-1997)
Study of Spinal Fusion to the Sacrum
Research Assistant under Dr. David Bradford

Trauma Training Center, New York Orthopaedic Hospital (1997-1998)
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Orthopaedic Trauma
under Dr. Melvin P. Rosenwasser.

Bibliography-Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

  • Herrera MF, Chapman CB, Roh MS, Strauch RJ, Rosenwasser MP. External fixation with allograft for comminuted fractures of the distal radius . Journal of Hand Surg [Am]1999 Nov.24(6):1269-78.
  • Herrera MF, Roth N. Salter-Harris Type III Fracture of the Medial Femoral Condyle Associated with an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2003 Sept/Oct 31(5):783-786
  • Herrera MF, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Freehill MQ, Bauer G, Levine WN, Bigliani LU. Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. J Shoulder & Elbow Surgery , 2002 (11)6:605-609
  • Chapman C, Herrera MF, Schweppe M, Yaron I, Rosenwasser MP. Computed tomography for classification of intertrochanteric fractures. American Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2003 Sept. 32(9):443-451
  • Raia F, Herrera MF, Chapman C, Yaron I, Rosenwasser MP. Randomized evaluation of bipolar vs. unipolar hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients with femoral neck fractures. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2003 Sept (414):259-65
  • Sinicropi S, Herrera MF, Chapman C, Raia F, Yaron I, Rosenwasser MP. Long gamma nail for the treatment of peritrochanteric fractures. Journal of Orthoapedic Trauma (accepted)
  • Zlatkin MB, Pevsner D, Sanders T, Hancock CR, Ceballos C, Herrera MF. Acetabular Labral tears and Cartilage Lesions of the hip: Indirect MRI Arthrographic Correlation with Arthroscopy. Journal of Radiology (accepted)

BOOKS AND CHAPTERS

Rosenwasser MP, Herrera MF, Yaron I.:Long Gamma Nail for proximal femur fractures: Preliminary Prospective Report and Outcome Analysis IN:Gahr, Leung, Rosenwasser, Roth (eds) The Gamma Locking Nail: Ten Years Result & Surgical Experience. Einhorn-Presse Verlag, pp 239-244, 1998

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

  • Herrera, MF, Rosenwasser MP. Long Gamma Nail Workshop: Study Protocols and Documentation Requirements Howmedica Corporation, Chicago, IL, August 1997.
  • Chapman C, Herrera MF, Schweppe M, Yaron I, Rosenwasser MP. Computed Tomography for the Classification of Intertrochanteric Fractures. American Orthopaedic Association, Sun Valley, Idaho, June 1999.
  • Herrera MF, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Freehill MQ, Bauer G, Levine WN, Bigliani LU. Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. American Orthopaedic Association Residents’ Conference. Hershey, PA. March 2001.
  • Levine WN, Herrera M, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Bigliani LU:Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. International Congress on Surgery of the Shoulder. Capetown, South Africa, April 23, 2001.
  • Herrera M, Levine WN, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Bigliani LU: Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. 3rd Biennial Shoulder and Elbow Meeting. Orlando, FL. April 4, 2002.
  • Herrera M. Advances in Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Instability. All-Inside ACL Reconstruction using the Retro Drill. International Congress of Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine. Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3-5 2006
  • Herrera M. Hip Atrhroscopy—Surgical techniques; Arthroscopic shoulder instability techniques; Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. National Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Tegucigalpa, Honduras August 10-12 2006.
  • Herrera MF. Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair with Suture Bridge. Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability Surgery 2007. Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder & Knee, Update 2007, Santiago, Chile. August 23-24, 2007

POSTER EXHIBITS

  • Yaron I, Herrera MF, Dick H, Rosenwasser MP. Vascularized Fibula Bone Transplant for Limb Salvage in Chronic Osteomyelitis. Orthopaedic Trauma Society Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, October 1997.
  • Rosenwasser MP, Herrera MF, Chapman CB, Roh MS, Strauch RJ, Treatment of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures with Cancellous Allograft and External Fixation. Poster presentation, American Society for Surgeons of the Hand, Denver, CO, September 1997.
  • Herrera MF, Chapman CB, Roh MS, Strauch RJ, Rosenwasser MP Treatment of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures with Cancellous Allograft and External Fixation. American Orthopaedic Association Residents’ Conference, Sacramento, CA, February 1998.
  • Herrera MF, Chapman CB, Roh MS, Strauch RJ, Rosenwasser MP Treatment of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures with Cancellous Allograft and External Fixation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, March 2000.
  • Herrera MF, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Freehill MQ, Bauer G, Levine WN, Bigliani LU. Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Keystone, CO. June 2001.
  • Herrera MF, Reynolds F, Wilk RM, Freehill MQ, Bauer G, Levine WN, Bigliani LU. Infection after Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair. American Orthopaedic Association. Palm Beach, FL. June 2001.
  • Herrera MF, Raia F, Rosenwasser MP. Computed tomography for the classification of intertrochanteric fractures: Correlation of fracture patterns and lag screw collapse with outcome scores. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dallas, TX, Feb. 2002.
  • Herrera MF, Lervick G, Levine WN, Bigliani LU. Humeral Head replacement for acute proximal humerus fracrures in patients less than 60 years old. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. Feb. 2003.

Education and Teaching

Clinical Instructor (Feb. 6-8, 2004)
Arthroscopic & Open Techniques in Shoulder Surgery
The Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL.

Clinical Instructor (August 9-10, 2006)
Arthrex 1st Annual Florida Sports Medicine Symposium
Naples, Fl

Clinical Instructor (August 10-11, 2007)
Arthrex 2nd Annual Florida Sports Medicine Symposium
Naples, Fl

Clinical Instructor, Hip Arthroscopy (Oct. 25-26, 2007)
Florida Hip Arthroscopy Symposium
Naples, FL

Committees

Orthopaedic Departmental Advisory Committee (1/08-P)
Baptist Hospital
Miami, Fl

Sports / Training Room Experience

City College of New York Athletics, NY (1999-2003)

Columbia University Athletics, NY (1999-2003)

National Youth Program at City College of New York (2001-2002)

Yankee Stadium Physician, NY (2002)

University of Pittsburgh Panthers Football (2003-2004)

Pittsburgh Steelers Football (2003-2004)

Personal

Languages

Fluent in Spanish

Community Service

Volunteer, Inmates with AIDS Program, Riker’s Island, NY
Volunteer, Greenwich Village Soup Kitchen, NY
Spanish Translator, Emergency Room, Elmhurst Hospital, NY
Medical Student Volunteer, UCSF Homeless Health Clinic, SF
Medical Student Volunteer, Mission Neighborhood Health Fair, SF
Instructor, Academic Motivation in Education Program (AIM HIGH), SF
Mentor, Berkeley Mentorship Program, UC Berkeley, CA
UCSF Medical School Representative, Open Discussion with UC Regent
Ward Connoly, SF

Interests

Weight lifting
Personal Fitness Instruction
Nutritional Counseling
Swimming

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