Massimo Morandi, M.D., FACS

Massimo Morandi M.D., FACS

Professor & Associate Chair, Research

Department: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Business Phone: (904) 244-7753
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Clinical Profile

  • Clinical Special Interests: Long bone fractures, non-union, Ilizarovs techniques, pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Research Special Interests: Long bone fractures, non union, Ilizarovs techniques, pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Speaks English and Italian


Management of the Mangled Extremity
Current Surgery Reports.11(5):108-116[DOI] 10.1007/s40137-023-00349-w.[PMID] .
Streamlining Trauma Research Evaluation With Advanced Measurement (STREAM) Study: Implementation of the PROMIS Toolbox Within an Orthopaedic Trauma Clinical Trials Consortium
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.36(1):S33-S39[DOI] 10.1097/bot.0000000000002291.[PMID] .
Correction to: Safety and image quality of MR-conditional external fixators for 1.5 Tesla extremity MR.
Emergency radiology.28(3):687-[DOI] 10.1007/s10140-021-01906-5.[PMID] 33502647.
Effect of Intrawound Vancomycin Powder in Operatively Treated High-risk Tibia Fractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA surgery.156(5):e207259-[DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.7259.[PMID] 33760010.
Fibula fractures management.
World journal of orthopedics.12(5):254-269[DOI] 10.5312/wjo.v12.i5.254.[PMID] 34055584.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Knee in the Presence of Bridging External Fixation: A Comparative Experimental Evaluation of Four External Fixators, Including Dolphix®
Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology.7(1):4-[DOI] 10.3390/jfmk7010004.[PMID] 35076530.
Role of the transverse ligament of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow: a biomechanical study
JSES International.5(3):549-553[DOI] 10.1016/j.jseint.2021.01.009.[PMID] 34136869.
Safety and image quality of MR-conditional external fixators for 1.5 Tesla extremity MR.
Emergency radiology.28(3):581-588[DOI] 10.1007/s10140-020-01880-4.[PMID] 33449260.
Salvaging Pull-Out Strength in a Previously Stripped Screw Site: A Comparison of Three Rescue Techniques
Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology.6(3):71-[DOI] 10.3390/jfmk6030071.[PMID] 34564190.
Achievable pin spanning angulation in anterosuperior pelvic external fixation.
European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie.30(7):1163-1170[DOI] 10.1007/s00590-020-02684-5.[PMID] 32358714.
Optimal configuration for stability and magnetic resonance imaging quality in temporary external fixation of tibial plateau fractures.
Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR.106(7):1405-1412[DOI] 10.1016/j.otsr.2019.12.025.[PMID] 32245692.
Quelle est la configuration optimale pour la stabilité et la qualité de l’imagerie par résonance magnétique de la fixation externe temporaire des fractures du plateau tibial ?
Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique.106(7):871-[DOI] 10.1016/j.rcot.2020.03.006.[PMID] .
Safe Supra-Acetabular Pin Insertion in Relation to Intraosseous Depth.
Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society.37(8):1790-1797[DOI] 10.1002/jor.24323.[PMID] 31042305.
Notch activation promotes osteoblast mineralization by inhibition of apoptosis.
Journal of cellular physiology.233(10):6921-6928[DOI] 10.1002/jcp.26592.[PMID] 29693255.
Notch ligand Jagged1 promotes mesenchymal stromal cell-based cartilage repair.
Experimental & molecular medicine.50(9):1-10[DOI] 10.1038/s12276-018-0151-9.[PMID] 30242147.
Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Sheet Enhances Allograft Repair in a Mouse Model.
Scientific reports.7(1):7982-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-017-08804-2.[PMID] 28801687.
Improving Pain Management and Long-Term Outcomes Following High-Energy Orthopaedic Trauma (Pain Study)
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.31(1):S71-S77[DOI] 10.1097/bot.0000000000000793.[PMID] .
Local Antibiotic Therapy to Reduce Infection After Operative Treatment of Fractures at High Risk of Infection: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial (VANCO Study)
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.31(1):S18-S24[DOI] 10.1097/bot.0000000000000801.[PMID] .
Oleanolic Acid Enhances Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Osteogenic Potential by Inhibition of Notch Signaling.
Scientific reports.7(1):7002-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-017-07633-7.[PMID] 28765584.
Notch signaling indirectly promotes chondrocyte hypertrophy via regulation of BMP signaling and cell cycle arrest.
Scientific reports.6():25594-[DOI] 10.1038/srep25594.[PMID] 27146698.
The Ilizarov’s Method in the Management of Infected Tibial Pseudoarthosis Following Intramedullary Nails
Techniques in Orthopaedics.30(3):161-166[DOI] 10.1097/bto.0000000000000141.[PMID] .
Update on Ilizarov’s Circular External Fixator and Method
Techniques in Orthopaedics.30(3):131-[DOI] 10.1097/bto.0000000000000148.[PMID] .
Schatzker type VI tibial plateau fractures and the Ilizarov circular external fixator.
Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.)).56(1):46-8[DOI] .[PMID] 9063603.
The immediate treatment of pelvic ring disruption with the pelvic stabilizer.
Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.)).56(2):104-6[DOI] .[PMID] 9220102.

Office Information

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Medical Degree
1980 · University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
1989 · University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, USA
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
1991 · University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA