Marcus Sciadini, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in orthopedic traumatology and complex fracture care. He has extensive experience in revision surgery for fractures that have not healed (nonunion) and those that have healed incorrectly (malunion), pelvis and acetabulum surgery, complex articular and periarticular fractures, and posttraumatic reconstruction.
Dr. Sciadini earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He then completed an internship in general surgery, a residency in orthopedic surgery and a research fellowship at Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Sciadini continued his education with a fellowship at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is now a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Chief of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus hospital.
Dr. Sciadini has developed several innovative techniques, including transfibular plating of distal tibial fractures and intra-articular osteotomy for medial tibial plateau fractures with lateral joint impaction. Daily, he is involved with the teaching of residents, trauma fellows and medical students at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
His most recent research interests include the development of a surgical simulator for orthopaedic trainees, comparison of new, reprocessed, and damaged orthopaedic drill bits, sterilizing external fixators for surgery and radiographic determinants of early clinical failure after fixation of posterior wall acetabular fractures.
Dr. Sciadini is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters on complex fractures, lower extremity injuries and upper extremity injuries. He has also presented his research at numerous local, national and international conferences.
Outside of the trauma center, Dr. Sciadini enjoys time with his wife and two daughters and keeps active with CrossFit, mountain biking and wakeboarding.
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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1992
Vanderbilt University College of Medicine, 1992
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1993
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1999
University of Maryland Medical Center - Orthopedic Traumatology, 2000
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Research Fellow, 1995
University of Maryland Medical Center - Orthopaedic Trauma, 2000
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2002
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University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
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External Professional Relationships
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Dr. Sciadini disclosed the following external professional relationships:
- Stryker: Consulting relationship
- Globus Medical: Consulting relationship
- Globus Medical: Royalties
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