Dr. Wolinsky specializes in orthopaedic trauma. His clinical interests include long-bone fractures, patients with multiple injuries, post-fracture reconstruction, and infections.
Dr. Wolinsky's research focuses on the biomechanics of internal and external fixation devices.
4860 Y St., 3800 & 1700 (Clinic)
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.A., Columbia University, New York City, New York, 1983
Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, 1989
American College of Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
AO North America Teaching Faculty
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Foundation for Orthopedic Trauma
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Society
Select Honors and Awards:
Amercian Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Achievement Award, 2010
Orthopaedic Trauma Assoc. Annual Meeting - Award for one of the "Best Papers" (Effects on pulmonary Physiology of reamed intramedullary nailing in an open chested sheep model), 1994
Dean's List, Columbia University, New York, 1983
Cum Laude, Columbia University, New York, 1983
Select Recent Publications:
Lowe JA, Tejwani N, Yoo B, Wolinsky P. Surgical techniques for complex proximal tibial fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Aug 17;93(16):1548-59.
Min W, Wolinsky PR. The dedicated orthopedic trauma operating room. J Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2):513-5.
Wolinsky PR, Dennis D, Crist BD, Curtiss S, Hazelwood SJ. The biomechanics of varied proximal locking screw configurations in a synthetic model of proximal third tibial fracture fixation. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Mar;25(3):175-9.
Wolinsky PR, Webb LX, Harvey EJ, Tejwani NC. The mangled limb: salvage versus amputation. Instr Course Lect. 2011;60:27-34.
Tejwani NC, Webb LX, Harvey EJ, Wolinsky PR. Soft-tissue management after trauma: initial management and wound coverage. Instr Course Lect. 2011;60:15-25.
Wolinsky P, Kim S, Quackenbush M. Does insurance status affect continuity of care for ambulatory patients with operative fractures? J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Apr 6;93(7):680-5.
Wolinsky PR: Evaluation of the Trauma Patient (Chapter 50), JR Lieberman, (ed), AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, AAOS, Rosemont, IL. 539-545. 2009
Crist BD & Wolinsky PRo Reaming does not add significant time to intramedullary nailing of diaphyseal fractures of the tibia and femur. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 67(4): 727-734. 2009
Tejwani NC & Wolinsky PR: The changing face of orthopaedic trauma: Locked plating and minimally invasive techniques, PJ Duwelius & FM Azar, (ed), AAOS Instructional Course Lectures, Vol. 57, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, pp. 3-9. 2008
Wolinsky PR & Lee MA. The Distal Approach for Anterolateral Plate Fixation of the Tibia: An Anatomic Study. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 22(6): 404-407, 2008.