Bradley R Merk

  • 580 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 at Chicago

… → 1994

Research interests

  • Nanotechnology
  • Orthopedics

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Research Output

  • 580 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 1 Letter

Residual bioburden after standard cleaning of the reusable orthopedic depth gauge

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

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. & Kadakia, A. R., May 1 2017, In : Foot and Ankle International. 38, 5, p. 496-501 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 9 Scopus citations

    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

  • 11 Scopus citations

    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

  • 6 Scopus citations

    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

  • 4 Scopus citations