Mihir M. Thacker, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803

Biography

Interests: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery- Pediatric and Adolescent hip disorders (hip preservation and hip arthroplasty in pediatric /skeletal dysplasia patients), growth abnormalities, limb lengthening and deformity correction, skeletal dysplasia, Rasopathies, metabolic bone disorders, Pediatric amputation/prostheses. Orthopedic Oncology- bone/soft tissue tumors, limb salvage surgery. Orthopedic Navigation Global outreach and International medicine

Fellowship

  • Musculoskeletal Oncology - University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Ctr., 2005
  • Pediatric Orthopedics - Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, 2004
  • Pediatric Orthopedics - Hospital For Joint Diseases, 2003

Internship

  • Rotating - Seth G.S. Medical College, 1996

Residency

  • Orthopedics - Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Hospital, 1999

Medical/Dental School

  • MBBS - Seth G. S. Medical College, 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Amputation
  • Bone Tumors
  • Ddh
  • Hip Preservation
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Limb Salvage
  • Perthes Disease
  • Sarcoma
  • Scfe
  • Skeletal Dysplasia

  • Minimally Displaced Lateral Humeral Condyle Fractures: Optimizing Follow-up and Minimizing Cost.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2022).

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  • Risk Factors for Rebound After Correction of Genu Valgum in Skeletal Dysplasia Patients Treated by Tension Band Plates.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2022).

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  • Neuromonitoring for Proximal Fibular Osteochondroma Excision.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2022).

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  • Outcomes of medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction and tibial tubercle osteotomy in syndromic adolescents with patellar dislocation.; Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma; (2022).

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  • Risk Factors for Failure of Pavlik Harness Treatment in Infants With Dislocated Hips That Are Evaluated by Dynamic Sonography.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2021).

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  • Cervical spine radiculopathy epidemiology: A systematic review.; Musculoskeletal care; (2020).

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  • Pediatric Chondroblastoma and the Need for Lung Staging at Presentation.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2020).

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  • SUN-476 Risk of Thyroid Cancer in McCune-Albright Syndrome; Journal of the Endocrine Society; (2020).

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  • Validation of Pediatric Self-Report Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Measures in Different Stages of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2020).

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  • Infantile Tibia Vara (Blount Disease) with Iatrogenic Changes Causing Residual Tibial Deformities.; Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances; (2020).

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  • Costello syndrome: Clinical phenotype, genotype, and management guidelines.; American journal of medical genetics. Part A; (2019).

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  • Radiographic Analysis of the Pediatric Hip Patients With Hereditary Multiple Exostoses (HME).; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2018).

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  • Molecular genetics and metabolism, special edition: Diagnosis, diagnosis and prognosis of Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA.; Molecular genetics and metabolism; (2018).

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  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Symptomatic Children With Hereditary Multiple Exostoses of the Hip.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2018).

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  • Comparing Percutaneous Physeal Epiphysiodesis and Eight-Plate Epiphysiodesis for the Treatment of Limb Length Discrepancy.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2017).

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  • Oral glucocorticoid use and osteonecrosis in children and adults with chronic inflammatory diseases: a population-based cohort study.; BMJ open; (2017).

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  • Aneurysmal bone cysts and pathologic fracture associated with supernumerary ring chromosome 6 in two unrelated patients.; American journal of medical genetics. Part A; (2017).

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  • Unicameral Bone Cysts in the Humerus: Treatment Outcomes.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2016).

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  • Popliteal cysts in children: another look.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B; (2016).

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  • CORR Insights (®) : Higher Pavlik Harness Treatment Failure Is Seen in Graf Type IV Ortolani-Positive Hips in Males.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2016).

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  • Nephroblastomatosis or Wilms tumor in a fourth patient with a somatic PIK3CA mutation.; American journal of medical genetics. Part A; (2016).

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  • Inter-observer reliability of the ankle-brachial index in a pediatric setting.; Delaware medical journal; (2015).

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  • Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Report Long-term follow-up of post hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Hurler syndrome: clinical, biochemical, and pathological improvements.; Molecular genetics and metabolism reports; (2015).

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  • Patient satisfaction surveys: an evaluation of POSNA members' knowledge and experience.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2015).

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  • Function and disability in children with Costello syndrome and Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome.; American journal of medical genetics. Part A; (2014).

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  • Correction of lower extremity angular deformities in skeletal dysplasia with hemiepiphysiodesis: a preliminary report.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2014).

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  • Orthopedic management of the extremities in patients with Morquio A syndrome.; Journal of children's orthopaedics; (2014).

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  • Occipitocervical fusion in skeletal dysplasia: a new surgical technique.; Spine; (2014).

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  • Morquio A syndrome: diagnosis and current and future therapies.; Pediatric endocrinology reviews : PER; (2014).

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  • Cervicothoracic myelopathy in children with Morquio syndrome A: a report of 4 cases.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2014).

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  • Treatment of unicameral bone cyst: systematic review and meta analysis.; Journal of children's orthopaedics; (2014).

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  • Malignant soft tissue tumors in children.; The Orthopedic clinics of North America; (2013).

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  • High failure rate of the Pavlik harness in dislocated hips: is it bilaterality?; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2013).

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  • Orthopedic manifestations and implications for individuals with Costello syndrome.; American journal of medical genetics. Part A; (2013).

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  • Upper cervical fusion in children with Morquio syndrome: intermediate to long-term results.; The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume; (2013).

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  • Benign soft tissue tumors in children.; The Orthopedic clinics of North America; (2013).

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  • Gait pattern and lower extremity alignment in children with Morquio syndrome.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B; (2013).

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  • Distal tibial physeal bridge: a complication from a tension band plate and screw construct. Report of a case.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B; (2013).

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  • Current and emerging treatments and surgical interventions for Morquio A syndrome: a review.; Research and reports in endocrine disorders; (2012).

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  • The lower extremity in Morquio syndrome.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2012).

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  • Adolescent Blount disease in obese children treated by eight-plate hemiepiphysiodesis.; Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery; (2012).

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  • Spinal fusion for scoliosis in Rett syndrome with an emphasis on early postoperative complications.; Spine; (2012).

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  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the talar head: natural history and review of literature.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B; (2012).

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  • Reliability and necessity of computerized tomography in distal tibial physeal injuries.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2011).

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  • Subtalar fusion in cerebral palsy patients: results of a new technique using corticocancellous allograft.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2011).

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  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA (Morquio A disease): clinical review and current treatment.; Current pharmaceutical biotechnology; (2011).

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  • Cervical spinal canal compromise in a 14-year-old girl with hereditary multiple exostoses.; Pediatric radiology; (2010).

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  • Limb length discrepancy and congenital limb anomalies in fibular hemimelia.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B; (2010).

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  • Bilaterally dislocated hips treated with the Pavlik harness are not at a higher risk for failure.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2009).

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  • Imaging in the surgical management of developmental dislocation of the hip.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2008).

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  • Soft tissue sarcomas of the foot and ankle: impact of unplanned excision, limb salvage, and multimodality therapy.; Foot & ankle international; (2008).

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  • Intraarticular knee mass in a 30-year-old woman.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2007).

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  • The use of computed tomography to assess acetabular morphology in Morquio-Brailsford syndrome.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2007).

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  • Case report. Granular cell tumors of extremities: comparison of benign and malignant variants.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2007).

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  • Recurrent intracortical mass causing elbow pain.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2006).

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  • Dynamic lower extremity alignment in children with achondroplasia.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2006).

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  • Coxa vara: a novel measurement technique in skeletal dysplasias.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2006).

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  • Buttock mass in a 37-year-old woman.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2006).

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  • Distal femur replacement is useful in complex total knee arthroplasty revisions.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2006).

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  • A safe technique for sternoclavicular stabilization.; American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.); (2006).

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  • Forearm mass in an 11-year-old.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; (2006).

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  • Use of the foot abduction orthosis following Ponseti casts: is it essential?; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2005).

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  • Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica of the tibial tubercle.; Pediatric radiology; (2005).

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  • Ganglioneuromas of the sacrum-a report of two cases with radiologic-pathologic correlation.; Skeletal radiology; (2005).

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  • Minimalistic approach to treating wrist torus fractures.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2005).

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  • Current treatment for Ewing's sarcoma.; Expert review of anticancer therapy; (2005).

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  • Hinged distraction of the adolescent arthritic hip.; Journal of pediatric orthopedics; (2005).

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  • Concurrent intra-medullary and intra-cranial tuberculomas.; Journal of postgraduate medicine; (2004).

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  • Ochronotic arthropathy: arthroscopic findings in the shoulder and the knee.; Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association; (2003).

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  • Spinal fusion and instrumentation for paediatric neuromuscular scoliosis: retrospective review.; Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong); (2002).

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