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News, Publications and Awards

The renowned faculty of the Hand Program at Beth Israel Deaconess - Needham have been awarded many honors, published dozens of national studies and have presented new techniques and findings to orthopedic surgeons across the country. Here are a few of their accomplishments:

In the News:

Public Service Campaign: Beware Of Snowblower Injuries
WBZ Radio - Dr. Charles Day ( click here for spot) 1/1/2012

Boston Magazine: Top Doctors - Hand Surgery 2011
Dr. Charles Day

Lecture: Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
66th Annual Meeting 9/8/2011
Dr. Tamara Rozental

Published Research:

Wrist Fractures:

Rozental TD, Branas CC, Bozentka DJ, Beredjiklian PK. Survival in elderly patients following fractures of the distal radius. J Hand Surg [Am] 2002 Nov;27(6):948-52.

Day es and Franko O. Dorsal Plating of Distal Radius Fractures. In Gelberman R (ed.): Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, The Wrist; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia; 2010, pp. 67-74.

Makhni E, Synn A, Makhni M, Taghinia A, Franko 0, Rozental T, and Day CS. The Effects of Patient Age on the Radiographic and Functional Outcomes of Distal Radius Fractures: a TwoStudy Review. Orthopedic Journal at Harvard Medical School; 2008.

Rozental TD, Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ. Functional outcome and complications following two types of dorsal plating for unstable fractures of the distal radius. J Bone Joint Surg 2003;85A(10):1956-60.

Rogachefsky, R. Lipson, S. Appelgate, B., Quellette, A., Savenor, A. McAululiffe, J.: "Treatment of Severely Comminuted Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal End of the Radius by Open Reduction and Combined Internal and External Fixation." JBJS VOl. 23A, No. 4: 509-519. April 2001.

Rozental TD, Blazar PE. Functional outcome and complications following volar plating for dorsally displaced, unstable fractures of the distal radius. J Hand Surg [Am] 2006 Mar;31(3):359-365

Rozental TD, Makhni EC, Day CS, Bouxsein ML. Improving screening and treatment rates for osteoporosis following fractures of the distal radius: a prospective randomized intervention. J Bone Joint Surg 2008 May;90(5):953-61.

Rozental TD, Zurakowski D, Blazar PE. Trigger finger: prognostic indicators of recurrence following corticosteroid injection. J Bone Joint Surg 2008 Aug;90(8):1665

Rozental TD, Vazquez MA, Chacko AT, Ayogu N, Bouxsein ML. A comparison of radiographic fracture healing in the distal radius for patients on and off bisphosphonate therapy. J Hand Surg [Am] 2009;34(4):595-602.

Rozental TD, Blazar PE, Franco O, Chacko AT, Earp BE, Day CS. Functional Outcomes for Unstable Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation versus Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation: A Prospective Randomized Trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug;91(8):1837-46.


Day CS. Arthritis. In Boyer MI (ed.): Manual ofHand Surgery. ASSH; In Press.
Day CS, Kapoutsis 0, Dardas A. CMC & SIT arthritis: Arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and arthrodesis. J of Hand Surg (Am) 2011 Feb;36(2):354-66.


Spence, Savenor, Nwachulcu, Tilsey, Eustace: "MRI Imaging of the Distal Radius: Comparison with Conventional Radiographs." Skelatal Radiology, 27(5): 244-9, May 1998.


Rozental TD, Lonner JH, Parekh SG. The internet as a communication tool for U.S. academic orthopaedic surgery departments. J Bone Joint Surg 2001; 83A:987-991.

Rozental TD, Bozentka DJ, Beredjiklian PK. Patient education through the Internet: academic and private practice sites. Clin Orthop 2004; 421:50-53.

Rozental TD, George TM, Chacko AT. Social networking among upper extremity patients. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 May;35(5):819-823.

Other Ortopaedic Ailments:

Masson M, Bonzani P, Goldman S, Day CS. Tendinopathies and tenosynovitis: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management. In Advanced Concepts ofHand Pathology and Surgery: Application to Hand Therapy Practice 2010; In Press.

Makhni E, Ramappa A, Day CS. Dislocation and Reduction ofthe shoulder. In Thomsen T and Setnik G (ed.): ProceduresConsult: Internal Medicine, www.proceduresconsult. Elsevier, Philadelphia; 2007 [Epub].

Graham J and Day CS. Dislocation and Reduction ofthe elbow. In Thomsen T and Setnik G (ed.): Procedures Consult: Internal Medicine, www.proceduresconsult.Elsevier.Philadelphia; 2007 [Epub].

Day CS, Franko 0, Alexander M, Makhni E, and Zurakowski D. Wrist motion correlation with functional outcomes and progress in the field of total wrist arthroplasty. Orthopedic Journal at Harvard Medical School; 2007.


Dr. Charles Day:

- Excellence in Mentoring Award Recipient (Over 7500 Eligible HMS Faculty members)

2009 - Young Investigators NIH Grant Writing Initiative US Bone and Joint Decade

2008 - Best Poster Award for "Musculoskeletal Medicine: An Assessment of the Attitudes and Knowledge of Medical Students" (Practice Management/Rehabilitation)

2008 - Julian M. Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster Submission for "Early Functional Outcomes for Council on Distal Radius Fracture Treated with OruF vs. CRPP: A Prospective Randomized Trial"

2006 - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Teaching Award Humanism in Medicine Award Nomination

2004 - Young Members Leadership Forum, Leadership Development Participant

2003 - Julian M. Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster Submission for "Basal Joint Arthritis ofthe Thumb: Results of a Prospective Trial of Steroid Injection and Splinting"

2000 - Best Poster representing the ASSH at the AAOS for "Growth Factor Improves Denervated Muscle Recovery"

Dr. Tamara Rozental:

- American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Julian M. Bruner Award for Best Scientific Poster

2007 - American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Young Leader's Program

2004 - William F. Bora Prize for Excellence in Hand Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

- Philadelphia Hand Society Competition, First Prize

1999 - American Medical Women's Association Janet M. Glasgow Award

Contact Information

The Hand Program
BID - Needham
148 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492