NepolaJames V. Nepola, MD



  • Medical School - College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University;
    Internship, Roosevelt Hospital
  • Residency - General Surgery Roosevelt Hospital;
    Resident Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Orthopaedics Center
  • Fellowship - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Orthopaedics Center

Professional Affiliations

  • The Johnson County Medical Society
  • Iowa Orthopaedic Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Mid American Orthopaedic Association
  • The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Mechanical Influences on Fracture Healing
  • Clinical Application of External Fixation
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Dynamization of External Fixation
  • The influence of pulsed electromagnetic field on acute healing distraction osteogenesis

Recent Publications

  • Marsh, J.L; Nepola, J.V.: Dynamic Axial External Fixation for Tibial Nonunions? In Tibial Nonunions edit. John Connelly, p. 35-42. AAOS Park Ridge, Illinois
  • Nepola, J.V.: (Contributing Author) Orthopaedics: Basic Principles and Practice. Churchill Livingstone. In Press.
  • Press. Nepola, J.V. (Contributing Author): Rockwood and Greenês Principals in External Fixation, Fourth Edition. J. V. Lippincott Company. In Press.