Christian Foglar, M.D., Q.M.E.

Languages Fluent

English

Spanish

French

German

Italian

Serbo-Croatian (=Bosnian)

Specialty Interests

General Orthopaedics

Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgeries (MIS)

Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery including Joint reconstruction

Sports Medicine

Medical School

1983-1989

University of Basel, Switzerland

Postdoctoral Research

Fellowship

1990-1991

AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland

General Surgery

1991-1993

Kantonsspital Chur, Chur Switzerland

Surgical Subspecialties

1993-1994

Schweizerisches Paraplegikerzentrum, Nottwil, Switzerland

General Surgery Internship

06/1994 – 06/1995

Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Orthopaedic Research Fellowship

07/1995 – 06/1996

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

06/1996 – 06/2002

University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

09/2002 – 12/2005

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

13020 Telecom Parkway N. Tampa, Fl 33637

Moved back to California and in private practice

Since January 2006

2003

Officer in Charge of Orthopaedic Department

352nd Combat Support Hospital

Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo

Deployed in the global war on terror in 2006 at

Fort Irwin National Training Center


MEMBERSHIPS

American Medical Association

Fellow Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Santa Clara County Medical Association

Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Licensing

California license

Florida license

California Fluoroscopy license

DEA license

Swiss Medical License

Qualified Medical Examiner, California

Special Activities

Translated medical journals and abstracts and surgical manuals professionally

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified

2002
Officer Basic Course in

LTC in the US Army Reserves, deployed with the 352 CSH with Task Force Falcon in Kosovo in 2003 and in 2006 at Fort Irwin National Training Center

Army Achievement Medal

NATO Non-Article 5 Medal

Kosovo Campaign Medal

Global War on Terror medal

National Defense Medal

POSTER

Comparison of the Effects of Intramedullary Reaming on the Cortical Blood Supply of the Humerus

Lin K., Foglar C., Lindsey R.W., Miclau T.

AAOS, New Orleans 1998

Symmetry of Torsional Strength and Fracture Pattern in Paired Tibias of Humans and Dogs

Ballard J., Foglar., Alexander J.W., Lindsey R.W.

AAOS, San Francisco 1997

Value of 3D Reconstruction CT for Sacroiliac Screw Placement

Goldberg B., Foglar C., Lindsey R.W.

North American Spine Conference, Vancouver 1996

A Comparison of Conventional (AXIAL) and Multiplanar Reconstructed Computed Tomography in Assessing Sacroiliac Screw Position Relative to the Sacral Neuroforamen

Goldberg B., Foglar C., Lindsey R.W.

AAOS, New Orleans 1998

A Comparison of the Effects of Cancellous Autologous Bone Graft, Tricalcium Phosphate and Screws on the Healing of Cortical Defects

Frankle M., Foglar C., Tepic S.

38th ORS, Washington, D.C. 1992

A Comparison of the Effects of Cancellous Autologous Bone Graft, Tricalcium Phosphate and Screws on the Healing of Cortical Defects

Frankle M., Foglar C., Tepic S.,

OTA, Minneapolis 1992

A Comparison of the Effects of Cancellous Autologous Bone Graft, Tricalcium Phosphate and Screws on the Healing of Cortical Defects

Frankle M., Foglar C., Tepic S.,

AAOS, San Francisco 1993

Comparison of Fracture Stability in Intramedullary Nailing of Distal Femur Fractures with One or Two Distal Screws

Foglar C., Alexander J.W., Lindsey R.W.

OTA, Boston 1996

Comparison of Fracture Stability in Intramedullary Nailing of Distal Femur Fractures with One or Two Distal Screws

Foglar C., Alexander J.W., Lindsey R.W.

AAOS San Francisco 1997

Comparison of Outcomes for Intraarticular Distal Radius Fractures Treated with External Fixation vs. Internal Distraction Plating

Paul S.Shapiro, M.D., Edward Diao, M.D., Christian Foglar, M.D., Edward F. Burke, D.O., Richard M.Singer, M.D., David R. Allen, Jr., M.D., Morgan P. Lorio, M.D.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Minneapolis 1998

The Intraobserver Reliability Intraobserver Reproducibility and Accuracy of Imaging Assessment of Sacroiliac Screws

Benjamin A. Goldberg. MD, Ronald W. Lindsey. MD, Christian Foglar. MD, Thomas D. Hedrick. MD, Theodore Miclau. MD, John L. Hadad. MD and Myrna Kahn. MS

AAOS, Anaheim 1999


PRESENTATIONS

Internal Fixation with Minimal Plate to Bone Contact

Frankle M., Foglar C., Tepic S., Perren S

38th ORS, Washington, D.C. 1992

Comparison of the Effects of Intramedullary Reaming on the Cortical Blood Supply of the Humerus

Foglar C., Lin K., Lindsey R.W., Miclau T.

Inman Lectureship, San Francisco 1997

Longterm Biocompatibility of Poly-(L-Lactide)

Foglar C., Gogolevski S., Rahn B.

European Society for Biomaterials, Davos 1993

Comparison of DCP, LCDCP and the PCFix

Foglar C., Frankle M., Tepic S., Perren S.

OTA, Minneapolis 1993

Comparison of DCP, LCDCP and the PCFix

Foglar C., Frankle M., Tepic S., Perren S.

AAOS, New Orleans 1994

Comparison of DCP, LCDCP and the PCFix

Foglar C., Frankle M., Tepic S., Perren S.

Western Orthopaedic Association Northern California Chapter, Monterey 1996

Resident Research Award

Comparison of Fracture Stability in Intramedullary Nailing of Distal Femur Fractures with One or Two Distal Screws

Foglar C., Alexander J.W., Lindsey R.W.

AO course on fracture fixation, Shreveport 1995

Imaging Assessment of Sacroiliac Screw Placement Relative ot the Neuroforamen

Benjamin A. Goldberg. MD, Ronald W. Lindsey. MD, Christian Foglar. MD, Thomas D. Hedrick. MD, Theodore Miclau. MD, and John L. Hadad. MD

OTA, Vancouver 1998

Reliability, Reproducibility and Accuracy of Radiographic Interpretation of Sacroiliac Screw Placement

Benjamin A. Goldberg. MD, Ronald W. Lindsey. MD, Christian Foglar. MD, Thomas D. Hedrick. MD, Theodore Miclau. MD, John L. Hadad. MD and Myrna Kahn. MS

North American Spine Society NASS, San Francisco 1998

PUBLICATIONS

C-Reactive Protein in Orthopaedics

Foglar C., Lindsey R.W.

Orthopaedics, Volume 21 Number 6 page 687-691, June 1998

Gunshot Wounds in Forearm Fractures

Foglar C., Ibarra M., Miclau T.

Injury Vol.28 Suppl. 3, 1997

Das Metabolische Syndrom: Zasammenhänge zwischen verschiedenen kardiovaskulären Risikofaktoren

Foglar C., Braun H., Geistlich M.

Herz und Kreislauf 1, 1994

Can Filling Screw Holes with Bioactive Material Decrease Refracture Rates?

Foglar C., Frankle M., Perren S., Tepic S.

Orthop. Transactions, JBJS Vol. 18 Nr 4; 1994-1995

A Comparison of the Effects of Cancellous Autologous Bone Graft, Tricalcium Phosphate and Screws on Cortical Defects

Frankle M., Foglar C., Tepic S.

ORS Transactions Vol. 17, 2 p.583, 1992

Forearm Fractures

Book Chapter

Lindsey R.W., Miclau T., Foglar C.

Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics And Trauma

Internal Fixation With Minimal Plate to Bone Contact

Tepic S., Predieri M., Plavljanic M., Lippuner K., Monney G., Foglar C., Frankle M., Remiger A., Rahn B., Perren S.

ORS Transactions Vol. 17, 2 p. 54, 1992

Imaging Assessment of Sacroiliac Screw Placement Relative ot the Neuroforamen

Benjamin A. Goldberg. MD, Ronald W. Lindsey. MD, Christian Foglar. MD, Thomas D. Hedrick. MD, Theodore Miclau. MD, and John L. Hadad. MD

Spine Volume 23 Number 5 page 585-589, 1998

Computed Tomography Assessment of Sacroiliac Screw Placement Relative to the First Sacral Neuroforamen

Peter Rose, Benjamin A. Goldberg, Ronald W. Lindsey, Christian Foglar, Thomas D. Hedrick, Theodore Miclau, John L. Haddad and Myrna Kahn

Journal of Spinal Disorders Volume 14 No4, pp 330-335, 2001

Die Behandlung von Schusswunden

Miclau T., Foglar C., Lindsey RW., Krettek C.

Der Unfallchirurge Volume 105, Issue 3 pages 188-198

Comparison of the Effect of One Versus Two Distal Interlocking Screws on the Biomechanics of Intramedullary Rodded Distal Femur Fractures Christian Foglar, M.D., Jerry W. Alexander, B.A., Ronald W. Lindsey, M.D., Phillip C. Noble, Ph.D., and Camille J. George, M.D

The Journal of Neurological and Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery Volume 20, Number 2, Spring 2000



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