Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

marshJ. Lawrence Marsh, MD



  • Medical School - Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency - Boston University Affiliated Residency Training Program
  • Fellowship - Oxford University and Nuffield Orthopaedic Center, Oxford, England

Honors, Awards and Organizations

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Editor Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Recipient of first Austrian/Swiss/German traveling fellowship

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal trauma
  • Articular injury and repair
  • Fracture classification
  • Articulated fixation, ankle, elbow
  • Elbow kinematics
  • Ankle kinematics
  • External fixation for peri-articular fractures
  • Dynamization of external fixation
  • Clinical application of external fixation
  • Amputation vs. salvage for severe lower extremity injuries
  • Factors leading to poor outcome after acetabular fracture surgery

Recent Publications and Reviews

  • Bonar S., Marsh J.L.: Unilateral External Fixation for Severe Pilon Fractures. Foot and Ankle 14:57-64, 1993.
  • Fitzpatrick D.C., Marsh J.L., Brown T.D.: Articulated External Fixation of Pilon Fractures: The Effects on Ankle Joint Kinematics. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 9:76-82, 1995.
  • Marsh J.L., Bonar S., Nepola J.V., DeCoster T.A., and Hurwitz S.R.: Use of an Articulated External Fixator for Fractures of the Tibial Plafond. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 77-A:1498-1509, 1995.
  • Martin J.G., Marsh J.L., Bonar S.K., DeCoster T.A., Found, E.M., Brandser E.A.: Assessment of the AO/ASIF Fracture Classification for the Distal Tibia. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 11:477-483, 1997.
  • Williams T.M., Marsh J.L., Nepola J.V., Decister T.A., Hurwitz S., and Bonar S.: External Fixation of Tibial Plafond Fractures: Is Routine Plating of the Fibula Necessary? J Orthop Trauma 12:16-20, 1998.