Bradley R Merk

  • 543 Citations
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Research Interests

We are involved in a variety of bimomechanical research projects in order to compare and optimize the biomechanics of fracture fixation. I am also collaborating with Sam Stupp at IBNAM looking at ways to enhance bone regeneration in a traumatic defect animal model using nanotechnology.

Certifications and Licenses

Orthopaedic Surgery

Training Experience

1999Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
2000Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 1994

Research interests

  • Nanotechnology
  • Orthopedics

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Grants 2004 2008

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 543 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 1 Letter
1 Citation (Scopus)

Residual bioburden after standard cleaning of the reusable orthopedic depth gauge

Wanke, T. R., Brock, J. L., Basile, R., Merk, B. R. & Azizi, J., Mar 1 2018, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 46, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Patient-Reported Function and Pain Outcomes in Operative Ankle Fractures

Dean, D. M., Ho, B. S., Lin, A., Fuchs, D., Ochenjele, G., Merk, B. R. & Kadakia, A. R., May 1 2017, In : Foot and Ankle International. 38, 5, p. 496-501 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ankle Fractures
Closed Fractures
Joint Diseases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of modern locked plating and antiglide plating for fixation of osteoporotic distal fibular fractures

Switaj, P. J., Wetzel, R. J., Jain, N. P., Weatherford, B. M., Ren, Y., Zhang, L. Q. & Merk, B. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Foot and Ankle Surgery. 22, 3, p. 158-163 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteoporotic Fractures
6 Citations (Scopus)

Surgeon preferences regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for ballistic fractures

Marecek, G. S., Earhart, J. S., Gardner, M. J., Davis, J. & Merk, B. R., Jun 1 2016, In : Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 136, 6, p. 751-754 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Wounds and Injuries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of Acute Jones Fractures Without Weightbearing Restriction

Marecek, G. S., Earhart, J. S., Croom, W. P. & Merk, B. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 55, 5, p. 961-964 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metatarsal Bones
Lost to Follow-Up
International Classification of Diseases