Dr. Jeffrey Evan Budoff (born 1965), also known as Jeffrey E. Budoff, is a pioneering orthopedic surgeon, involved in cutting-edge research of the treatment of upper extremity disorders. Dr. Budoff has written and published 41 articles in leading medical journals and has authored 20 textbook chapters. In addition, he has edited five textbooks on the treatment of disorders of the upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder).
He serves as an Associate Master Instructor of shoulder arthroscopy.
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Jeffrey Evan Budoff was born in 1965 in Bethpage, New York and has 4 children.
Dr. Budoff graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University and with honors from Cornell Medical School. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine, where his test scores over his four years of residency were among the highest in the nation. In order to obtain expertise covering the entire upper extremity, he completed two fellowships, one in hand surgery and the other in sports medicine. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has a Certificate of Additional Qualification in hand surgery. Dr. Budoff spent 9 years teaching medical students, residents and Hand Surgery Fellows at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he was an associate professor. Dr. Budoff is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas, Houston.
He has also passed the following examinations:
- Harvard College, Bachelor of Arts - Government, Cum Laude, 1983 - 1987
- Cornell University Medical College, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1987 - 1991
- General Surgical Internship, University of California - Irvine, 1991 - 1992
- Orthopaedic Surgical Residency, University of California - Irvine, 1992 - 1996
- Sports Medicine Fellowship, Arlington Hospital - Georgetown University Affiliate, Robert P. Nirschl, MD, Director, Arlington, VA, 1996-1997
- Medical School, National Board of Medical Examiners, Part I, May, 1989, 99th Percentile
- National Board of Medical Examiners, Part II, May, 1990, 97th Percentile
- Residency Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, November, 1992: PGY-2 Year, 100th Percentile
- Residency Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, November, 1993: PGY-3 Year, 100th Percentile
- Residency Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, November, 1994: PGY-4 Year, 99th Percentile
- Residency Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, November, 1995: PGY-5 Year, 100th Percentile
- Orthopaedic Boards, Part I, July 19, 1996, Passed - 99th Percentile
- AOSSM Sports Medicine Fellowship Examination, 1997, 100th Percentile
- Orthopaedic Boards, Part II, July 13, 2000, Passed - Board Certified
- Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, California - Pacific Medical Center, Leonard Gordon, MD, Director, San Francisco, CA, 1997-1998
- Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH), August 27, 2001, Passed
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Dr. Budoff currently serves as faculty the Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, and also at the Texas Woman's University (HealthSouth Hand Therapy Fellowship Program).
He has also served as:
- Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2/3/08-7/31/08
- Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 9/1/99-2/3/08
- Director, Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Service, Houston Veterans Administration Medical Center, 9/99 to 7/05
- Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 11/11/09 - Present.
- Faculty, Texas Woman's University/HealthSouth Hand Therapy Fellowship Program, 1999 to 2001, 2008 to present.
Dr. Jeffrey Budoff has been practicing medicine for over 24 years.
He practiced at Palm Beach Orthopaedic Associates in West Palm Beach, Florida from October 1998 until August 1999.
He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas, Houston, and also practices at SouthWest Orthopaedics.
Books and journals
Dr. Budoff has contributed chapters to the following books and journals:
- Osteotomy of the Radius for the Treatment of Kienböck's Disease, Budoff JE, In: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wiesel SW, ed, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
- Open Reduction of Distal Radius Fractures, Budoff JE, Master Skills: Fractures of the Upper Extremity, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Budoff JE, Editor
- Treatment of Intraarticular Distal Radius Fractures, Budoff JE, In: Hand
- Labral Injuries of the Shoulder, Budoff JE
- Tendon Injuries and Tendinopathies about the Elbow, Budoff
- Tendinopathy of the Rotator Cuff and Proximal Biceps, Budoff JE
- Soft Tissue Disorders of the Shoulder, Budoff JE
He has also edited several textbooks.
- Principles of Hand Surgery, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Science
- Master Skills: Fractures of the Upper Extremity, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Budoff JE, editor, 2008
- Master Skills in Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction
- Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder
- Shoulder Section Editor: Hand Update 3: Hand, Elbow & Shoulder.
Peer reviewed publications
- Biomechanical Study Comparing Biceps Wedge Tenodesis to Other Proximal Long Head of the Biceps Tenodesis Techniques.
- Coronoid Fractures
- Posterosuperior Glenohumeral Translation Due to Rotator Cuff Tears.
- Analysis of Wrist Motion Following Vascularized Bone Graft to the Proximal Scaphoid
- The Comparative Stability of Screw Versus Plate Versus Screw and Plate Coronoid Fixation.
- The effect of Posterosuperior Rotator Cuff Tears and Biceps Loading on Glenohumeral Translation
- Isometric Placement of Lateral Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tendon Reconstructions - A Biomechanical Study.
- Ulnar or radial shortening osteotomy with a single saw cut.
- Biomechanical effect of triquetral and scaphoid excision on simulated midcarpal arthrodesis in cadavers.
- The effect of anterosuperior rotator cuff tears on glenohumeral translation.
- Initiatory biomechanical study on humeral head migration after coracoacromial ligament cut.
- The effect of coracoacromial ligament excision and acromioplasty on superior and anterosuperior glenohumeral stability.
- Wrist Arthroscopy Using a Shoulder Traction Boom
- Treatment of acute lunate and perilunate dislocations.
- MRI study of the capitate, lunate, and lunate fossa with relevance to proximal row carpectomy.
- Simple Techniques for Reducing and Dislocating a Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty During Trialing
- The properties of damaged and undamaged suture used in metal and bioabsorbable anchors: an in vitro study.
- Strength of damaged suture: an in vitro study.
- Comminuted olecranon fractures: a comparison of plating methods.
- Cross-sectional area of the carpal canal proximal and distal to the wrist flexion crease.
- Conjoined tendon transfer for chronic acromioclavicular dislocation in a patient with paraplegia: a case report with 38-year follow-up.
- Coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction using the lateral half of the conjoined tendon.
- Functional bracing for distal radioulnar joint instability.
- Surgical repair of a traumatic latissimus dorsi avulsion: a case report.
- Patellar component positioning in total knee arthroplasty.
- Débridement of partial-thickness tears of the rotator cuff without acromioplasty. Long-term follow-up and review of the literature.
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Texas Medical Association
- Texas Orthopaedic Association
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Dr. Budoff has chaired the Scientific Display Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has also been Vice-Chairman of the Residency Selection Committee at the Baylor College of Medicine.
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