Debra Popejoy, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
- Assistant Professor
- Pediatric Fellowship Director
Dr. Popejoy's clinical interests focus exclusively on pediatric orthopaedics, which includes the areas of reconstruction, scoliosis, sports and trauma. Her research interests focus on scoliosis, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, and trauma.
M.D., UC San Diego, San Diego, California, 1998
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1994
Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals, Fort Worth, Texas, 2003
Dorothy & Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis, TX, 2004
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
California Medical Association
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Scoliosis Research Society
Select Recent Publications
Zide JR, Popejoy D, Birch JG. Revised modified Oxford bone score: a simpler system for prediction of contralateral involvement in slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Mar;31(2):159-64.
Chambers PT, Popejoy D, Birch 1. Nerve palsy after hamstring lengthening in patients with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 28(7): 773-6. 2008.
Pedowitz RA, Popejoy D1. Initial laxity does not correlate with subsequent laxity after ACL reconstruction in humans: a prospective evaluation. Am J Orthop, 33(11): 560-4. 2004