Mihir Jitendra Desai, M.D.

Assistant Professor

mihir.j.desai@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Education
M.D., Georgetown University, Washington, District of ColumbiaM.S., Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University, Washington, District of ColumbiaB.S., Psychology, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
Publications
Maslow JI, Johnson DJ, Block JJ, Lee DH, Desai MJ. Prevalence and Clinical Manifestations of the Anconeus Epitrochlearis and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Hand (N Y) [print-electronic]. 2018 Jul 7/1/2018; 1558944718789412. PMID: 30027762, DOI: 10.1177/1558944718789412, ISSN: 1558-9455.

Gauger EM, Gauger EJ, Desai MJ, Lee DH. Opioid Use After Upper Extremity Surgery. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2018 May; 43(5): 470-9. PMID: 29602656, PII: S0363-5023(17)30505-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.02.026, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Reasoner K, Desai MJ, Lee DH. A Helping Hand: The Case for Volunteerism. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2018 Apr 4/21/2018; PMID: 29691078, PII: S0363-5023(17)31795-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.024, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Desai MJ, Ramalingam H, Ruch DS. Heterotopic Ossification After the Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Hand (N Y). 2017 May; 12(3): NP32-NP36. PMID: 28453354, PMCID: PMC5480670, DOI: 10.1177/1558944716668844, ISSN: 1558-9455.

Desai MJ, Matson AP, Ruch DS, Leversedge FJ, Aldridge JM, Richard MJ. Perioperative Glucocorticoid Administration Improves Elbow Motion in Terrible Triad Injuries. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Jan; 42(1): 41-6. PMID: 28052827, PII: S0363-5023(16)30991-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.011, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Desai MJ, Matson AP, Ruch DS, Leversedge FJ, Aldridge JM, Richard MJ. Perioperative Glucocorticoid Administration Improves Elbow Motion in Terrible Triad Injuries. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Jan; 42(1): 41-6. PMID: 28052827, PII: S0363-5023(16)30991-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.011, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Desai MJ, Daly CA, Seiler JG, Wray WH, Ruch DS, Leversedge FJ. Radial to Axillary Nerve Transfers: A Combined Case Series. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 41(12): 1128-34. PMID: 27663054, PII: S0363-5023(16)30541-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.08.022, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Glener AD, Gandolfi B, Desai MJ, Ruch DS. Median Nerve Compression by Radial Head Osteophyte. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 41(12): e481-e483. PMID: 27663050, PII: S0363-5023(16)30511-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.08.016, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Desai MJ, Daly CA, Seiler JG, Wray WH, Ruch DS, Leversedge FJ. Radial to Axillary Nerve Transfers: A Combined Case Series. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 41(12): 1128-34. PMID: 27663054, PII: S0363-5023(16)30541-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.08.022, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Glener AD, Gandolfi B, Desai MJ, Ruch DS. Median Nerve Compression by Radial Head Osteophyte. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 41(12): e481-e483. PMID: 27663050, PII: S0363-5023(16)30511-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.08.016, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Desai MJ, Brogan DM, Richard MJ, Mithani SK, Leversedge FJ, Ruch DS. Biomechanical Comparison of Suture-Button Suspensionplasty and LRTI for Basilar Thumb Arthritis. Hand (N Y) [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 11(4): 438-43. PMID: 28149211, PII: 10.1177_1558944716643119, DOI: 10.1177/1558944716643119, ISSN: 1558-9447.

Desai MJ, Mithani SK, Lodha SJ, Richard MJ, Leversedge FJ, Ruch DS. Major Peripheral Nerve Injuries After Elbow Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb 2/4/2016; PMID: 26853949, PII: S0749-8063(15)00909-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.11.023, ISSN: 1526-3231.

Desai MJ, Reisman WM, Hutton WC. Improving Spanning-Knee External Fixator Stiffness: A Biomechanical Study. Am J. Orthop. 2016 Feb; 45(2): E42-5. PMID: 26866321, ISSN: 1934-3418.

Fletcher ND, Lazarus DE, Desai MJ, Patel NN, Bruce RW. Medicaid insurance is associated with larger curves in patients who require scoliosis surgery. Am J. Orthop. 2015 Nov; 44(11): E454-7. PMID: 26566561, ISSN: 1934-3418.

Desai MJ, Kamal RN, Richard MJ. Management of Intercarpal Ligament Injuries Associated with Distal Radius Fractures. Hand Clin. 2015 Aug; 31(3): 409-16. PMID: 26205702, PII: S0749-0712(15)00035-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.04.009, ISSN: 1558-1969.

Desai MJ, Hutton WC, Jarrett CD. Arthroscopic repair of triangular fibrocartilage tears: a biomechanical comparison of a knotless suture anchor and the traditional outside-in repairs. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11): 2193-7. PMID: 24206982, PII: S0363-5023(13)01135-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.097, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Seiler JG, Desai MJ, Payne SH. Tendon transfers for radial, median, and ulnar nerve palsy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 Nov; 21(11): 675-84. PMID: 24187037, PII: 21/11/675, DOI: 10.5435/JAAOS-21-11-675, ISSN: 1067-151X.