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Jose A. Morcuende, MD, PhD

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Marvin and Rose Lee Pomerantz Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Primary Office
01023 Colloton Pavilion (JCP)
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-8041

Education

MD, Universidad Autónoma
PhD, Universidad Autónoma
Resident, Orthopaedics, Hospital Universitario de Granada and Fundación Jiménez Díaz
Fellow, Pediatric/Orthopaedics, Fundación Jiménez Díaz
Resident, Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Board Re-Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II
Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Permanent License to Practice Medicine, The State of Iowa
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I
USMLE part III
ECFMG
USMLE part I , and II
Colegio de Medicos, Madrid, Spain
Colegio de Medicos, Granada, Spain

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Publications

Ortiz, D., Posada, A., Garcia, J., Nogueira, M. & Morcuende, J. (In Press). Pie Equinovaro congenito no tratado en el paciente escolar, adolescente y adulto. Supplement: Pie Equino Varo Congenito: Conceptos actuales, Revista Sociedad Ortopedia Colombiana.

Quevedo, S., Medina, A. & Morcuende, J. (In Press). Tratamiento del pie equinovaro asociado a sindromes: nuevas tendencias. Supplement: Pie Equino Varo Congenito: Conceptos actuales, Revista Sociedad Ortopedia Colombiana.

Bossio, J. E., Gonzalez, A., Cuenca, J. F., Herrera, G., Sepulveda, D. & Morcuende, J. (In Press). Etiologia y anatomia patologica del pie equino varo congenito. Supplement: Pie Equino Varo Congenito: Conceptos actuales, Revista Sociedad Ortopedia Colombiana.

Santa, V. A., Becerra, A., Cespedes, P., Rosselli, C. P. & Morcuende, J. (In Press). Tratamiento del pie equinovaro congenito idiopatico. Supplement: Pie Equino Varo Congenito: Conceptos actuales, Revista Sociedad Ortopedia Colombiana.

Morcuende, J. (In Press). Identificacion de las recidivas en el pie equinovaro congenito. Supplement: Pie Equino Varo Congenito: Conceptos actuales, Revista Sociedad Ortopedia Colombiana.

Kuhl, S., Cook, T. M., Morcuende, J. & Grosland, N. (2020). Clubfoot kickbar: Development of an improved brace for use following correction of clubfoot. In Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2020. DOI: 10.1115/DMD2020-9043.

Sadler, B., Haller, G., Antunes, L., Bledsoe, X., Morcuende, J., Giampietro, P., Raggio, C., Miller, N., Kidane, Y., Wise, C. A., Amarillo, I., Walton, N., Seeley, M., Johnson, D., Jenkins, C., Jenkins, T., Oetjens, M., Tong, R. S., Druley, T. E., Dobbs, M. B. & Gurnett, C. A. (2019). Distal chromosome 16p11.2 duplications containing SH2B1 in patients with scoliosis. Journal of Medical Genetics, 56(7), 427-433. PMID: 30803986.

Hosseinzadeh, P., Kiebzak, G. M., Dolan, L., Zionts, L. E. & Morcuende, J. (2019). Management of clubfoot relapses with the ponseti method: Results of a survey of the POSNA members. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 39(1), 38-41. DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000953.

Haller, G., McCall, K., Jenkitkasemwong, S., Sadler, B., Antunes, L., Nikolov, M., Whittle, J., Upshaw, Z., Shin, J., Baschal, E., Cruchaga, C., Harms, M., Raggio, C., Morcuende, J., Giampietro, P., Miller, N. H., Wise, C., Gray, R. S., Solnica-Krezel, L., Knutson, M., Dobbs, M. B. & Gurnett, C. A. (2018). A missense variant in SLC39A8 is associated with severe idiopathic scoliosis. Nat Commun, 9(1), 4171. PMID: 30301978.

Cosma, D. I., Corbu, A., Nistor, D. V., Todor, A., Valeanu, M., Morcuende, J. & Man, S. (2018). Joint hyperlaxity prevents relapses in clubfeet treated by Ponseti method-preliminary results. Int Orthop, 42(10), 2437-2442. PMID: 29732492.

Masrouha, K. Z., Callaghan, J. J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2018). Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty for Legg-Calve-Perthes Syndrom: 20 Year Follow-up Study. Iowa Orthopeadics Journal, 38, 197-202. PMID: 30104945.

Weinstein, S. L., Dolan, L. A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2018). The 2018 Nicholas Andry Award: The Evidence Base for the Treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: The Iowa Contribution. Clin Orthop Relat, 476(5), 1043-1051. PMID: 29481347.

Weinstein, S. L., Dolan, L. A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2018). The 2018 Nicholas Andry Award: The Evidence Base for the Treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: The Iowa Contribution. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 476(5), 1043-1051. PMID: 29481347.

Stevens, J. W., Meyerholz, D. K., Neighbors, J. D. & Morcuende, J. A. (2018). 5'-methylschweinfurthin G reduces chondrosarcoma tumor growth?. J. Orthop, 36(4), 1283-1293. PMID: 28960476.

Masrouha, K. Z., Callaghan, J. J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2018). Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty for Legg-Calvé-Perthes Syndrome: 20 Year Follow-Up Study. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 38, 197-202. PMID: 30104945.

Adegbehingbe, O. O., Adetiloye, A. J., Adewole, L., Ajodo, D. U., Bello, N., Esan, O., Hoover, A. C., Ior, J., Lasebikan, O., Ojo, O., Olasinde, A., Songden, D. & Morcuende, J. A. (2017). Ponseti method treatment of neglected idiopathic clubfoot: Preliminary results of a multi-center study in Nigeria. World Journal of Orthopedics, 8(8), 624-630. PMID: 28875128.

Nogueira, M. P., Queiroz, Ana C. D. B. F.,, Melanda, A. G., Tedesco, A. P., Brandão, A. L., Beling, C., Violante, F. H., Brandão, G. F., Ferreira, L. F., Brambila, L. S., Leite, L. M., Zabeu, J. L., Kim, J. H., Fernandes, K. E., Arima, M. A., Aguilar, Maria D. P. Q.,, Farias Filho, Orlando C. D.,, Oliveira Filho, Oscar B. D. A.,, Pinho, S. D., Moulin, P., Volpi, R., Fox, M., Greenwald, M. F., Lyle, B. & Morcuende, J. A. (2017). Results of Ponseti Brasil Program: Multicentric Study in 1621 Feet: Preliminary Results. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 37(3). PMID: 27280895.

Wilkinson, B. G., Glass, N. A., Cook, T. & Morcuende, J. A. (2017). Surgical Management of Idiopathic Clubfoot in the United States from 1997-2012: An Analysis of 11,940 Discharges. (Vols. 11). (Suppl 1), pp. S67-S188. J Child Orthop.

Haller, G., Alvarado, D., Mccall, K., Yang, P., Cruchaga, C., Harms, M., Goate, A., Willing, M., Morcuende, J. A., Baschal, E., Miller, N. H., Wise, C., Dobbs, M. B. & Gurnett, C. A. (2016). A polygenic burden of rare variants across extracellular matrix genes among individuals with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Human Molecular Genetics, 25(1), 202–209. PMID: 26566670.

Seegmiller, L., Burmeister, R., Paulsen-Miller, M. & Morcuende, J. (2016). Bracing in Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment: Improving Parental Adherence Through an Innovative Health Education Intervention. Orthopaedic Nursing, 35(2), 92–97. PMID: 27028684.

McConnell, L., Cosma, D., Vasilescu, D., Morcuende, J. (2016). Descriptive epidemiology of clubfoot in Romania: a clinic-based study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci., 20(2), 220-4. PMID: 26875888.

Morcuende, J. (2016). Skeletal Dysplasias. Orthopaedic knowledge Update. In Pediatrics.

Morcuende, J. A., Cook, T. M. (2015). The Ponseti Method in Low and Middle Income Countries: Challenges and Lessons Learned. Foot and Ankle Clinics, 20(4), 547–554. PMID: 26589077.

Holt, J. B., Westerlind, B. & Morcuende, J. A. (2015). Tibialis anterior tendon transfer for relapsing idiopathic clubfoot. JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, 5(3).

Holt, J. B., Oji, D. E., Yack, H. J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2015). Long-term results of tibialis anterior tendon transfer for relapsed idiopathic clubfoot treated with the Ponseti method: a follow-up of thirty-seven to fifty-five years. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume, 97(1), 47–55. PMID: 25568394.

Adegbehingbe, O. O., Asuquo, J. E., Joseph, M. O., Alzahrani, M. & Morcuende, J. A. (2015). The Heel Pad in Congenital Idiopathic Clubfoot: Implications of Empty Heel for Clinical Severity Assessment. The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 35, 169–174. PMID: 26361461.

Pletch, A., Morcuende, J., Barriga, H., Segura, J., Salas, A. (2015). Photovoice and Clubfoot: Using a Participatory Research Method to Study Caregiver Adherence to the Ponseti Method in Peru. PMID: 26361460.

Rosselli, P., Nossa, S., Huerfano, E., Betancur, G., Guzman, Y., Castellanos, C. (2015). Prenatal Ultrasound Diagnosis of Congenital Talipes Equinovarus in Bogota (Columbia) Between 2003 and 2012. Iowa Orthop J.,(35), 156-9. PMID: 26361459.

Nguyen, M. P., Lawler, E. A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2014). A case report of bilateral mirror clubfeet and bilateral hand polydactyly. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 32, 171-174. PMID: 25328478.

Morcuende, J. A., Sanders, J. (2014). Embryology and development of Neuromuscular Apparatus. In Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics. New York, NY: Lippicott-Raven.

Morcuende, J. A., Alman, B. (2014). Genetic aspects of orthopaedic conditions. In Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics. New York, NY: Lippincott-Raven.

Otero, J., Stevens, J., Malandra, A., Fredericks, D., Odgren, P., Buckwalter, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2014). Osteoclast inhibition impairs chondrosarcoma growth and bone destruction. J Orthop Res, 32(12), 1562-71. PMID: 25125336.

Dobbs, M. B., Morcuende, J. A. (2014). Other Conditions of the Hip. In Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics. New York, NY: Lippincott-Raven.

Buchan, J. G., Alvarado, D. M., Haller, G., Miller, N., Morcuende, J. A., Dobbs, M. & Gunett, C. (2014). Rare variants in FBN1 and FBN2 are associated with severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Am J Human Genet, 23(19), 5271-82. PMID: 24833718.

Ahmed, S. K., Anwer Jillani, S. A., Aslam, M. Z., Iftikhar, S., Chinoy, M. A., Khan, M. A., Morcuende, J. A. (2014). Perception about braces in parents of children with clubfoot. J Pak Med Assoc., 64(12), S131-4. PMID: 25989761.

Nogueira, M. P., Farcetta, M., Fox, M. H., Miller, K. K., Pereira, T. S. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Treatment of congenital clubfoot with the Ponseti method: the parents' perspective. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 22(6), 583-8. PMID: 23974148.

Gonzalez-Alegre, P., Buffard, V., Wang, K., Henien, S. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Exploring the link between dystonia genes and idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 33(6), e65-6. PMID: 23812140.

Palma, M., Cook, T., Segura, J., Mayo, L. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Barriers to the Ponseti Method in Peru: a two-year follow-up. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 172-7. PMID: 24027479.

Palma, M., Cook, T., Segura, J., Pecho, A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Descriptive epidemiology of clubfoot in peru: a clinic-based study. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 167-71. PMID: 24027478.

Jayawardena, A., Wijayasinghe, S. R., Tennakoon, D., Cook, T. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Early effects of a 'train the trainer' approach to ponseti method dissemination: a case study of Sri Lanka. The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 33, 153-60. PMID: 24027476.

Smith, P. A., Kuo, K. N., Graf, A. N., Krzak, J., Flanagan, A., Hassani, S., Caudill, A. K., Dietz, F. R., Morcuende, J. A. & Harris, G. F. (2013). Long-term results of comprehensive clubfoot release versus the Ponseti method: which is better?. Clin Orthop Rel Res, 472(4), 1281-90. PMID: 24249539.

Asitha, J., Zionts, L. E. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Management of idiopathic clubfoot after formal training in the ponseti method: a multi-year, international survey. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 136-41. PMID: 24027473.

Oprescu, F., Campo, S., Lowe, J., Andsager, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Managing uncertainty in the context of clubfoot care: exploring the value of uncertainty management theory and the sense of virtual community. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 142-8. PMID: 24027474.

Oprescu, F., Campo, S., Lowe, J., Andsager, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Online information exchanges for parents of children with a rare health condition: key findings from an online support community. Journal of medical Internet research, 15(1), e16. PMID: 23470259.

Oprescu, F., Campo, S., Lowe, J., Andsager, J. & Morcuende, J. (2013). Parents managing clubfoot: A content analysis of internet-based social support behaviors with a focus on uncertainty management and health communication. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies, 7(3), 83–101.

Nystrom, L. M., Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Pediatric patients with bone malignancy: therapeutic options. In Pediatric Cancer, Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis. pp. 311-320. Springer Science + Business Media Dordrecht.

Nystrom, L. M., Deyoung, B. R. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). Secondary chondrosarcoma of the pelvis arising from a solitary exostosis in an 11-year-old patient: a case report with 5-year follow-up. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 213-6. PMID: 24027486.

Herickhoff, P. K., O'Brien, M. K., Dolan, L. A., Morcuende, J. A., Peterson, J. B. & Weinstein, S. L. (2013). The gothic arch: a reliable measurement for developmental dysplasia of the hip. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 33, 1-6. PMID: 24027453.

Nogueira, M. P., Fox, M., Miller, K. & Morcuende, J. A. (2013). The Ponseti method of treatment for clubfoot in Brazil: barriers to bracing compliance. Iowa Ortho Journal, 33, 161-166. PMID: 24027477.

McKay, S. D., Dolan, L. A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Treatment results of late-relapsing idiopathic clubfoot previously treated with the Ponseti method. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 32(4), 406-11. PMID: 22584843.

Masrouha, K. Z., Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Relapse after tibialis anterior tendon transfer in idiopathic clubfoot treated by the Ponseti method. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 32(1), 81–84. PMID: 22173393.

Owen, R. M., Penny, J. N., Mayo, A., Morcuende, J. & Lavy, C. B. (2012). A collaborative public health approach to clubfoot intervention in 10 low-income and middle-income countries: 2-year outcomes and lessons learnt. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B, 21(4), 361–365. PMID: 22240485.

Nguyen, M. C., Nhi, H. M., Nam, V. Q., Thanh do, V., Romitti, P. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Descriptive epidemiology of clubfoot in Vietnam: a clinic-based study. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 32, 120-4. PMID: 23576932.

Wu, V., Nguyen, M., Nhi, H. M., Thanh do, V., Oprescu, F., Cook, T. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Evaluation of the progress and challenges facing the Ponseti method program in Vietnam. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 32, 125-34. PMID: 23576933.

Akintayo, O. A., Adegbehingbe, O., Cook, T. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Initial program evaluation of the Ponseti method in Nigeria. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 32, 141-9. PMID: 23576935.

Martin, C. T., Morcuende, J., Buckwalter, J. A. & Miller, B. J. (2012). Prereferral MRI use in patients with musculoskeletal tumors is not excessive. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 470(11), 3240–3245. PMID: 22610528.

Gadhok, K., Belthur, M. V., Aroojis, A. J., Cook, T., Oprescu, F., Ranade, A. S. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). Qualitative assessment of the challenges to the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot by the Ponseti method in urban India. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 32, 135-40. PMID: 23576934.

Morcuende, J. A., Stevens, J. W., Scheetz, T. E., de Fatima Bonaldoc, M., Casavant, T. L., Otero, J. E. & Soares, M. B. (2012). Swarm rat chondrosarcoma cells as an in vivo model: lung colonization and effects of tissue environment on tumor growth. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 32, 46-53. PMID: 23576921.

Zionts, L. E., Sangiorgio, S. N., Ebramzadeh, E. & Morcuende, J. A. (2012). The current management of idiopathic clubfoot revisited: results of a survey of the POSNA membership. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 32(5), 515-20. PMID: 22706469.

Jowett, C. R., Morcuende, J. A. & Ramachandran, M. (2011). Management of congenital talipes equinovarus using the Ponseti method: a systematic review. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume, 93(9), 1160-4. PMID: 21911524.

McGregor, T. L., Gurnett, C. A., Dobbs, M. B., Wise, C. A., Morcuende, J. A., Morgan, T. M., Menon, R. & Muglia, L. J. (2011). Common polymorphisms in human lysyl oxidase genes are not associated with the adolescent idiopathic scoliosis phenotype. BMC medical genetics, 12, 92. PMID: 21740577.

Jayawardena, A., Boardman, A., Cook, T., Oprescu, F. & Morcuende, J. A. (2011). Diffusion of innovation: enhancing the dissemination of the Ponseti method in Latin America through virtual forums. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 31, 36-42. PMID: 22096417.

Engesaeter, I., Laborie, L. B., Lehman, T., Sera, F., Favang, J., Pedersen, D., Morcuende, J. A., Lie, S. A., Engesaeter, L. B. & Rosendahl, K. (2011). Radiological findings for hip dysplasia at skeletal maturity. Validation of digital and manual measurement techniques. Skeletal Radiology, 41(7), 775-785. PMID: 21946945.

Boardman, A., Jayawardena, A., Oprescu, F., Cook, T. & Morcuende, J. A. (2011). The Ponseti method in Latin America: initial impact and barriers to its diffusion and implementation. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 31, 30-5. PMID: 22096416.

Paulsen-Miller, M., Dolan, L. A., Stineman, A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2011). Understanding the educational needs for parents of children with clubfoot. Orthop Nurs, 30(4), 273-8; quiz 279-80. PMID: 21799385.

Shyy, W., Wang, K., Gurnett, C. A., Dobbs, M. B., Miller, N. H., Wise, C., Sheffield, V. C. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Evaluation of GPR50, hMel-1B, and ROR-alpha melatonin-related receptors and the etiology of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 30(6), 539-43. PMID: 20733416.

Hamm, C. A., Stevens, J. W., Xie, H., Vanin, E. F., Morcuende, J. A., Abdulkawy, H., Seftor, E. A., Sredni, S. T., Bischof, J. M., Wang, D., Malchenko, S., Bonaldo Mde, F., Casavant, T. L., Hendrix, M. J. & Soares, M. B. (2010). Microenvironment alters epigenetic and gene expression profiles in Swarm rat chondrosarcoma tumors. BMC cancer, 10, 471. PMID: 20809981.

Kancherla, V., Romitti, P. A., Caspers, K. M., Puzhankara, S. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Epidemiology of congenital idiopathic talipes equinovarus in Iowa, 1997-2005. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 152A(7), 1695-700. PMID: 20583169.

Jones, K. B., Piombo, V., Searby, C., Kurriger, G., Yang, B., Grabellus, F., Roughley, P. J., Morcuende, J. A., Buckwalter, J. A., Capecchi, M. R., Vortkamp, A. & Sheffield, V. C. (2010). A mouse model of osteochondromagenesis from clonal inactivation of Ext1 in chondrocytes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(5), 2054-9. PMID: 20080592.

Lauderdale, K. J., Malone, C. L., Boles, B. R., Morcuende, J. A. & Horswill, A. (2010). Biofilm dispersal of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on orthopaedic implant material. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 28, 55-61. PMID: 19610092.

Desai, L., Oprescu, F., DiMeo, A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Bracing in the treatment of children with clubfoot: past, present, and future. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 30, 15-23. PMID: 21045966.

Lack, W., Donigan, J., Morcuende, J. A., Buckwalter, J. A. & El-Khoury, G. (2010). Conical utility of CT-guided biopsies in orthopaedic oncology. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 30, 76-79. PMID: 21045975.

Shyy, W., Wang, K., Sheffield, V. C. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Evaluation of embryonic and perinatal myosin gene mutations and the etiology of congenital idiopathic clubfoot. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 30(3), 231-4. PMID: 20357587.

Nystrom, L. M., Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Expanding endoprosthesis for pediatric musculoskeletal malignancy: current concepts and results. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 30, 141-9. PMID: 21045986.

Lu, N., Zhao, L., Du, Q., Liu, Y., Oprescu, F. I. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). From cutting to casting: impact and initial barriers to the Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment in China. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 30. PMID: 21045964.

Yoshioka, S., Huisman, N. J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Peroneal nerve dysfunction in patients with complex clubfeet. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 30, 24-8. PMID: 21045967.

Arlen, A. M., Cooper, C. S., Morcuende, J. A. (2010). Safety and efficacy of spica casts for immobilization following initial bladder closure in classic bladder exstrophy. J. Pediatric Urology, 7(4), 456-9. PMID: 20637699.

Kaushik, A. P., Martin, J. A., Zhang, Q., Sheffield, V. C. & Morcuende, J. A. (2009). Cartilage abnormalities associated with defects of chondrocytic primary cilia in Bardet-Biedl syndrome mutant mice. Journal of orthopaedic research, 27(8), 1093-9. PMID: 19195025.

Shyy, W., Dietz, F., Dobbs, M. B., Sheffield, V. C. & Morcuende, J. A. (2009). Evaluation of CAND2 and WNT7a as candidate genes for congenital idiopathic clubfoot. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 467(5), 1201-5. PMID: 19159115.

Volz, R., Miller, M. & Morcuende, J. A. (2009). Distal tibia/fibula fractures following clubfoot casting-report of four cases. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 29, 117-120. PMID: 19742098.

Ward, C. M., Dolan, L. A., Bennett, D. L., Morcuende, J. A. & Cooper, R. R. (2008). Long-term results of reconstruction for treatment of a flexible cavovarus foot in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 90(12), 2631-42. PMID: 19047708.

Weinstein, S. L., Dolan, L. A., Cheng, J. C., Danielsson, A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2008). Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Lancet, 371(9623), 1527-37. PMID: 18456103.

Nystrom, L., Raw, R., Buckwalter, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2008). Acute intraoperative reactions during the injection of calcium sulfate bone cement for the treatment of unicameral bone cysts: a review of four cases. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 28, 81-4. PMID: 19223954.

Fernandez, C. A., Dolan, L. A., Weinstein, S. L. & Morcuende, J. A. (2008). Natural history of type III growth disturbance after treatment of developmental dislocation of the hip. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 28, 27-35. PMID: 19223945.

Morcuende, J. A., Dobbs, M. B. & Frick, S. L. (2008). Results of the Ponseti method in patients with clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 28, 22-6. PMID: 19223944.

Weinstein, S. L., Dolan, L. A., Cheng, J., Danielson, A. & Morcuende, J. A. (2008). Update and controversies in Idiopathic Scoliosis. The Lancet, 371, 1527-1537.

Oji, G. S., Gomez, P., Kurriger, G., Stevens, J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Indian hedgehog signaling pathway differences between swarm rat chondrosarcoma and native rat chondrocytes. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 27, 9-16. PMID: 17907424.

Lourenço, A. F., Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Correction of neglected idiopathic club foot by the Ponseti method. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume, 89(3), 378-81. PMID: 17356154.

Dobbs, M. B., Purcell, D. B., Nunley, R. & Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Early results of a new method of treatment for idiopathic congenital vertical talus. Surgical technique. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 89 Suppl 2 Pt.1, 111-21. PMID: 17332130.

Gao, X., Gordon, D., Zhang, D., Browne, R., Helms, C., Gillum, J. D., Weber, S. A., Devroy, S. E., Swaney, S., Dobbs, M. B., Morcuende, J. A., Lovett, M., Bowcock, A. M., Herring, J. A. & Wise, C. A. (2007). CHD7 gene polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to idiopathic scoliosis. Am. J. Hum Genet, 80, 957-65. PMID: 17436250.

Terrazas-Lafargue, G., Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Effect of cast removal timing in the correction of idiopathic clubfoot by the Ponseti method. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 27, 24-7. PMID: 17907426.

Raimann, A., Baar, A., Raimann, R. & Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Late developmental dislocation of the hip after initial normal evaluation: a report of five cases. J Pediatr Orthop, 27(1), 32-6. PMID: 17195794.

Lovell, M. E., Morcuende, J. A. (2007). Neuromuscular disease as the cause of late clubfoot relapses: report of 4 cases. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 27, 82-4. PMID: 17907435.

Albinana, J., Morcuende, J. A. (2007). The Pediatric Hip. In J. Albinana , J. A. Morcuende (Eds.) Fundacion MAPFRE. Madrid, Spain.

Gurnett, C. A., Bowcock, A. M., Dietz, F. R., Morcuende, J. A., Murray, J. C. & Dobbs, M. B. (2007). Two novel point mutations in the long-range SHH enhancer in three families with triphalangeal thumb and preaxial polydactyly. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 143(1), 27-32. PMID: 17152067.

Ponseti, I. V., Zhivkov, M., Davis, N., Sinclair, M., Dobbs, M. B. & Morcuende, J. A. (2006). Treatment of the complex idiopathic clubfoot. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 451, 171-6. PMID: 16788408.

Gurnett, C. A., Dobbs, M. B., Nordsieck, E. J., Keppel, C., Goldfarb, C. A., Morcuende, J. A. & Bowcock, A. M. (2006). Evidence for an additional locus for split hand/foot malformation in chromosome region 8q21.11-q22.3. American journal of medical genetics. Part A, 140(16), 1744-8. PMID: 16838310.

Dobbs, M. B., Purcell, D. B., Nunley, R. & Morcuende, J. A. (2006). Early results of a new method of treatment for idiopathic congenital vertical talus. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 88(6), 1192-200. PMID: 16757750.

Dobbs, M. B., Gurnett, C. A., Pierce, B., Exner, G. U., Robarge, J., Morcuende, J. A., Cole, W. G., Templeton, P. A., Foster, B. & Bowcock, A. M. (2006). HOXD10 M319K mutation in a family with isolated congenital vertical talus. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 24(3), 448-53. PMID: 16450407.

Morcuende, J. A. (2006). Congenital idiopathic clubfoot: prevention of late deformity and disability by conservative treatment with the Ponseti technique. Pediatric annals, 35(2), 128-30, 132-6. PMID: 16493919.

Jones, K. B., DeYoung, B. R., Morcuende, J. A. & Buckwalter, J. A. (2006). Ethanol as a local adjuvant for giant cell tumor of bone. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 26, 69-76. PMID: 16789453.

Lovell, M. E., Morcuende, J. A. (2006). Patient location strategies for pediatric long-term follow-up studies. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 26, 91-5. PMID: 16789455.

Sander, M. D., Abbasi, D., Ferguson, A. L., Steyers, C. M., Wang, K. & Morcuende, J. A. (2005). The prevalence of hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies in patients with multiple surgically treated entrapment neuropathies. The Journal of hand surgery, 30(6), 1236-41. PMID: 16344182.

Dobbs, M. B., Gurnett, C. A., Robarge, J., Gordon, J. E., Morcuende, J. A. & Bowcock, A. M. (2005). Variable hand and foot abnormalities in family with congenital vertical talus and CDMP-1 gene mutation. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 23(6), 1490-4. PMID: 16005596.

Gomez, P. F., Morcuende, J. A. (2005). A historical and economic perspective on Sir John Charnley, Chas F. Thackray Limited, and the early arthroplasty industry. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 25, 30-7. PMID: 16089068.

Stevens, J. W., Patil, S. R., Jordan, D. K., Kimura, J. H. & Morcuende, J. A. (2005). Cytogenetics of swarm rat chondrosarcoma. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 25, 135-40. PMID: 16089086.

Gomez, P. F., Morcuende, J. A. (2005). Early attempts at hip arthroplasty--1700s to 1950s. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 25, 25-9. PMID: 16089067.

Morcuende, J. A., Abbasi, D., Dolan, L. A. & Ponseti, I. V. (2005). Results of an accelerated Ponseti protocol for clubfoot. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 25(5), 623-6. PMID: 16199943.

Bashiardes, S., Veile, R., Allen, M., Wise, C. A., Dobbs, M., Morcuende, J. A., Szappanos, L., Herring, J. A., Bowcock, A. M. & Lovett, M. (2004). SNTG1, the gene encoding gamma1-syntrophin: a candidate gene for idiopathic scoliosis. Human genetics, 115(1), 81-9. PMID: 15088139.

Jones, K. B., Morcuende, J. A., DeYoung, B. R., El-Khoury, G. Y., Buckwalter, J. A. & Dietz, F. R. (2004). Unusual presentation of lipoblastoma as a skin dimple of the thigh. A report of three cases. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 86-A(5), 1040-6. PMID: 15118050.

Morcuende, J. A., Dolan, L. A., Dietz, F. R. & Ponseti, I. V. (2004). Radical reduction in the rate of extensive corrective surgery for clubfoot using the Ponseti method. Pediatrics, 113(2), 376-80. PMID: 14754952.

Morcuende, J. A., Dolan, L. A., Vazquez, J. D., Jirasirakul, A. & Weinstein, S. L. (2004). A prognostic model for the presence of neurogenic lesions in atypical idiopathic scoliosis. Spine, 29(1), 51-8. PMID: 14699276.

Albinana, J., Weinstein, S. L., Morcuende, J. A., Dolan, L. A. & Meyer, M. D. (2004). Acetabular Remodeling after reduction in Developmental Dislocation of the hip: timing for secondary procedures. J Bone & Joint Surgery, 86B, 876-886. PMID: 15330030.

Jones, K. B., Mollano, A. V., Morcuende, J. A., Cooper, R. R. & Saltzman, C. L. (2004). Bone and brain: a review of neural, hormonal, and musculoskeletal connections. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 24, 123-32. PMID: 15296219.

Morcuende, J. A., Weinstein, S. L. (2004). Commentary and Perspective. Factors predictive of outcome with use of the Ponseti method for the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet. http:/www.ejbjs.org/ Dobbs et al. J Bone J Surg,.

Ponseti, I. V., Morcuende, J. A. (2004). Current management of idiopathic clubfoot questionnaire: a multicenter study. J Pediatr Orthop, 24(4), 448. PMID: 15205629.

Morcuende, J. A., Gomez, P., Stack, J., Oji, G., Martin, J., Fredericks, D. C. & Buckwalter, J. A. (2004). Effect of chemotherapy on segmental bone healing enhanced by rhBMP-2. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 24, 36-42. PMID: 15296204.

Chun, K. A., Morcuende, J. A. & El-Khoury, G. (2004). Entrapment of the acetabular labrum following reduction of traumatic hip dislocation. Skeletal Radiology, 33(12), 728-731. PMID: 15558278.

Gomez, p., Morcuende, J. A. (2004). High-grade sarcomas mimicking traumatic intramuscular hematomas. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 24, 106-110. PMID: 15296215.

Ponseti, I. V., Morcuende, J. A. & Bennett, J. T. (2004). Letter to the editor [1] (multiple letters). Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 24(4), 448–449.

Pedersen, D. R., Lamb, C. A., Dolan, L. A., Ralston, H. M., Weinstein, S. L. & Morcuende, J. A. (2004). Radiographic measurements in developmental dysplasia of the hip: reliability and validity of a digitizing program. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 24(2), 156-60. PMID: 15076599.

Midura, R. J., Su, X., Morcuende, J. A., Tammi, M. & Tammi, R. (2003). Parathyroid hormone rapidly stimulates hyaluronan synthesis by periosteal osteoblasts in the tibial diaphysis of the growing rat. The Journal of biological chemistry, 278(51), 51462-8. PMID: 14514685.

Morcuende, J. A., Minhas, R., Dolan, L., Stevens, J., Beck, J., Wang, K., Weinstein, S. L. & Sheffield, V. (2003). Allelic variants of human melatonin 1A receptor in patients with familial adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine, 28(17), 2025-8; discussion 2029. PMID: 12973153.

Dobbs, M. B., Corley, C. L., Morcuende, J. A. & Ponseti, I. V. (2003). Late recurrence of clubfoot deformity: a 45-year followup. Clinical orthopaedics and related research,(411), 188-92. PMID: 12782875.

Morcuende, J. A., Weinstein, S. L. (2003). Developmental skeletal anomalies. Birth defects research. Part C, Embryo today : reviews, 69(2), 197-207. PMID: 12955861.

Jones, K. B., Morcuende, J. A. (2003). Of hedgehogs and hereditary bone tumors: re-examination of the pathogenesis of osteochondromas. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 23, 87-95. PMID: 14575257.

Morcuende, J. A., Egbert, M. & Ponseti, I. V. (2003). The effect of the internet in the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 23, 83-6. PMID: 14575256.

Dobbs, M. B., Lenke, L. G., Szymanski, D. A., Morcuende, J. A., Weinstein, S. L., Bridwell, K. H. & Sponseller, P. D. (2002). Prevalence of neural axis abnormalities in patients with infantile idiopathic scoliosis. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 84-A(12), 2230-4. PMID: 12473713.

Khoury, J. G., Morcuende, J. A. (2002). Dramatic subperiosteal bone formation following physeal injury in patients with myelomeningocele. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 22, 94-8. PMID: 12180621.

Morcuende, J. A., Huang, X. D., Stevens, J., Kucaba, T. A., Brown, B., Abdulkawy, H., Scheetz, T. E., Malchenko, S., Bonaldo, F., Casavant, T. L. & Soares, B. (2002). Identification and initial characterization of 6,000 expressed sequenced tags (ESTs) from rat normal-growing cartilage and swarm rat chondrosarcoma cDNA libraries. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 22, 28-34. PMID: 12180607.

Diaz-Herrera, P., García-Castellano, J. M., Torres, A., Morcuende, J. A., Calbet, J. A. & Sarrat, R. (2001). Effect of high-intensity running in rectus femoris muscle fiber in rats. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 19(2), 229-32. PMID: 11347695.

Díaz-Herrera, P., Torres, A., Morcuende, J. A., García-Castellano, J. M., Calbet, J. A. & Sarrat, R. (2001). Effect of endurance running on cardiac and skeletal muscle in rats. Histology and histopathology, 16(1), 29-35. PMID: 11193205.

Kim, H. W., Morcuende, J. A., Dolan, L. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (2000). Acetabular development in developmental dysplasia of the hip complicated by lateral growth disturbance of the capital femoral epiphysis. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 82-A(12), 1692-700. PMID: 11130642.

Dobbs, M. B., Dietz, F. R., Gurnett, C. A., Morcuende, J. A., Steyers, C. M. & Murray, J. C. (2000). Localization of dominantly inherited isolated triphalangeal thumb to chromosomal region 7q36. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 18(3), 340-4. PMID: 10937618.

Weinstein, S. L., Morcuende, J. A. (2000). (vi) The challenge of children’s orthopaedics. Current Orthopaedics, 14(1), 39–44. DOI: 10.1054/cuor.1999.0061.

Morcuende, J. A., Dobbs, M. B., Crawford, H. & Buckwalter, J. A. (2000). Diabetic muscle infarction. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 20, 65-74. PMID: 10934627.

García-Castellano, J. M., Díaz-Herrera, P. & Morcuende, J. A. (2000). Is bone a target-tissue for the nervous system? New advances on the understanding of their interactions. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 20, 49-58. PMID: 10934625.

Morcuende, J. A., Arauz, S. & Weinstein, S. L. (2000). Stress fracture of the hip and pubic rami after fusion to the sacrum in an adult with scoliosis: a case report. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 20, 79-84. PMID: 10934629.

Weinstein, S. L., Morcuende, J. A. (2000). The challenges of pediatric orthopaedics. Current Orthopaedics, 14, 39-44.

Dobbs, M. B., Morcuende, J. A., Gurnett, C. A. & Ponseti, I. V. (2000). Treatment of idiopathic clubfoot: an historical review. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 20, 59-64. PMID: 10934626.

Arauz, S., Morcuende, J. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (1999). Intra-articular benign osteoblastoma of the acetabulum: a case report. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 8(2), 136-8. PMID: 10218179.

Garcia-Castellano, J., Morcuende, J., Diaz-Herrera, P., Torres, A. & Sarrat, R. (1999). Effect of high-intensity intermittent training on skeletal muscle fiber. Morpho-functional study in the rat. H. Stein , S. I. Suk , P. C. Leung , K. G. Thorngren & W. Akeson (Eds.) London: Freund Publ House Ltd.

Neyt, J., Weinstein, S. L., Spratt, K., Dolan, L. & Morcuende, J. A. (1999). Stulberg Classification for evaluation of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability. J. Bone & Joint Surgery,(81), 1209-1216. PMID: 10505517.

Morcuende, J. A., Meyer, M. D., Dolan, L. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (1998). Current options and approaches for blood management in orthopaedic surgery - Reply. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume, 80A(5), 768–768.

Morcuende, J. A., Meyer, M. D., Dolan, L. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (1997). Long-term outcome after open reduction through an anteromedial approach for congenital dislocation of the hip. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 79(6), 810-7. PMID: 9199376.

Morcuende, J. A., Buckwalter, J. A. (1997). New advances in the molecular biology of musculoskeletal neoplasms. Iowa Orthop. J, 15, 115-120.

Morcuende, J. A., Buckwalter, J. A. (1997). New advances in the molecular biology of musculoskeletal neoplasms. The Iowa orthopaedic journal, 17, 115-20. PMID: 9234983.

Morcuende, J. A., Ponseti, I. V. (1996). Congenital metatarsus adductus in early human fetal development: a histologic study. Clinical orthopaedics and related research,(333), 261-6. PMID: 8981905.

Albiñana, J., Morcuende, J. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (1996). The teardrop in congenital dislocation of the hip diagnosed late. A quantitative study. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 78(7), 1048-55. PMID: 8698722.

Stanford, C. M., Morcuende, J. A. & Brand, R. A. (1995). Proliferative and phenotypic responses of bone-like cells to mechanical deformation. Journal of orthopaedic research, 13(5), 664-70. PMID: 7472744.

Albiñana, J., González-Morán, G. & Morcuende, J. A. (1995). Femoral head avascular necrosis associated with metaphyseal aneurysmal bone cyst. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B, 4(1), 110-3. PMID: 7719826.

Albiñana, J., Morcuende, J. A., Delgado, E. & Weinstein, S. L. (1995). Radiologic pelvic asymmetry in unilateral late-diagnosed developmental dysplasia of the hip. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 15(6), 753-62. PMID: 8543604.

Morcuende, J. A., Weinstein, S. L. (1994). New developments in developmental dysplasia of the hip. Current Problems in Pediatrics, 24, 335-343.