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    Geoffrey S. Marecek, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery
    AddressGNH 3900 1200 N. State Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 323 442 5860
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      Dr. Marecek is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in orthopaedic trauma surgery and fracture care. His interests include treating fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum (hip socket) and fracture non-unions and mal-unions (fractures that do not heal or heal out of proper alignment). Dr. Marecek treats fractures in the upper extremities, lower extremities, and foot and ankle. He is also on staff at LA County+USC Medical center where he treats severely injured and polytraumatized patients. Dr. Marecek completed his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Harborview Medical Center, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the world. He was the recipient of the prestigious AO Jack McDaniel Memorial Fellowship, given to one North American resident annually to advance his trauma education. Dr. Marecek is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is active in clinical research with interests in the percutaneous treatment of pelvic fractures, and outcomes of fracture care.


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      USC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program2015Faculty Teaching award
      AO North America2013Jack McDaniel Memorial Fellowship
      Northwestern University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2011Chief resident
      2003Tau Beta Pi
      Western Orthopaedic Association2015Young Investigator Award
      Super Doctors2015Southern California Rising Start
      Pasadena Magazine2016Top Doctor
      Los Angeles Magazine2016Super Doctors Rising Star
      ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator Workshop2015OTA Kathy Cramer Young Clinician Memorial Scholarship

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      1. Marecek G, Nicholson LT, Broghammer FH, Talerico M, Tougas C, Donegan DJ, Scolaro JA. Risk of Knee Sepsis Following Treatment of Open Tibia Fractures: A Multicenter Comparison of Suprapatellar and Infrapatellar Approaches. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Sep 11. PMID: 28906305.
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      2. Donohoe S, Alluri RK, Hill JR, Fleming M, Tan E, Marecek G. Impact of Computed Tomography on Operative Planning for Ankle Fractures Involving the Posterior Malleolus. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Sep 01; 1071100717731568. PMID: 28954524.
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      3. Hymel A, Asturias S, Zhao F, Bliss R, Moran T, Marshall RH, Benjamin E, Phelan HA, Krause PC, Marecek G, Leonardi C, Stuke L, Hunt JP, Mooney JL. Selective versus nonselective embolization versus no embolization in pelvic trauma: A multicenter retrospective cohort study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Sep; 83(3):361-367. PMID: 28463936.
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      4. Marecek G, Nicholson LT, Auran RT, Lee J. Use of a defined surgical approach for the debridement of open tibia fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jul 31. PMID: 28787326.
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      5. Alluri RK, Hill JR, Donohoe S, Fleming M, Tan E, Marecek G. Radiographic Detection of Marginal Impaction in Supination-Adduction Ankle Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Sep; 38(9):1005-1010. PMID: 28617051.
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      6. Leland HA, Rounds AD, Burtt KE, Gould DJ, Marecek G, Alluri RK, Patel KM, Carey JN. Soft tissue reconstruction and salvage of infected fixation hardware in lower extremity trauma. Microsurgery. 2017 May 16. PMID: 28509409.
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      7. Scolaro JA, Marecek G, Firoozabadi R, Krieg JC, Routt ML. Management and radiographic outcomes of femoral head fractures. J Orthop Traumatol. 2017 Feb 10. PMID: 28188487.
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      8. Marecek G, Earhart JS, Gardner MJ, Davis J, Merk BR. Surgeon preferences regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for ballistic fractures. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2016 Jun; 136(6):751-4. PMID: 27043840.
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      9. Pannell WC, Banks K, Hahn J, Inaba K, Marecek G. Antibiotic related acute kidney injury in patients treated for open fractures. Injury. 2016 Mar; 47(3):653-7. PMID: 26854072.
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      10. Marecek G, Scolaro JA, Routt ML. Femoral Head Fractures. JBJS Rev. 2015 Nov 03; 3(11). PMID: 27490911.
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      11. White EA, Matcuk GR, Schein A, Skalski M, Marecek G, Forrester DM, Patel DB. Erratum to: Coronal plane fracture of the femoral condyles: anatomy, injury patterns, and approach to management of the Hoffa fragment. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Jan; 44(1):45. PMID: 25331357.
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      12. Scolaro JA, Marecek G, Barei DP. Management of Syndesmotic Disruption in Ankle Fractures: A Critical Analysis Review. JBJS Rev. 2014 Dec 23; 2(12). PMID: 27490511.
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      13. Marecek G, Weatherford BM, Fuller EB, Saltzman MD. The effect of axillary hair on surgical antisepsis around the shoulder. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 May; 24(5):804-8. PMID: 25487899.
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      14. White EA, Matcuk GR, Schein A, Skalski M, Marecek G, Maracek GS, Forrester DM, Patel DB. Coronal plane fracture of the femoral condyles: anatomy, injury patterns, and approach to management of the Hoffa fragment. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Jan; 44(1):37-43. PMID: 25273616.
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      15. Marecek G, Routt ML. Percutaneous manipulation of intra-articular debris after fracture-dislocation of the femoral head or acetabulum. Orthopedics. 2014 Sep; 37(9):603-6. PMID: 25350613.
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      16. Marecek G, Schafer MF. Driving after orthopaedic surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 Nov; 21(11):696-706. PMID: 24187039.
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      17. Saucedo JM, Marecek G, Wanke TR, Lee J, Stulberg SD, Puri L. Understanding readmission after primary total hip and knee arthroplasty: who's at risk? J Arthroplasty. 2014 Feb; 29(2):256-60. PMID: 23958236.
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      18. Saucedo J, Marecek G, Lee J, Huminiak L, Stulberg SD, Puri L. How accurately are we coding readmission diagnoses after total joint arthroplasty? J Arthroplasty. 2013 Aug; 28(7):1076-9. PMID: 23768916.
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      19. Saltzman MD, Marecek G, Edwards SL, Kalainov DM. Infection after shoulder surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 Apr; 19(4):208-18. PMID: 21464214.
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      20. Marecek G, Barsness KA, Sarwark JF. Relief of superior mesenteric artery syndrome with correction of multiplanar spinal deformity by posterior spinal fusion. Orthopedics. 2010 Jul 13; 33(7):519. PMID: 20608618.
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      21. Marecek G, Saltzman MD. Complications in shoulder arthroscopy. Orthopedics. 2010 Jul; 33(7):492-7. PMID: 20608603.
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      22. Saltzman MD, Nuber GW, Gryzlo SM, Marecek G, Koh JL. Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in shoulder surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug; 91(8):1949-53. PMID: 19651954.
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