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Charles Cassidy, MD
Orthopaedist-in-Chief; Professor and Chairman, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Clinical Focus Areas
Hand, elbow and upper extremity surgery, upper extremity joint replacement surgery, peripheral nerve surgery and soft tissue reconstruction, workers' compensation
Seeing Patients In
Floating Hospital for Children
Biewend Building, 7th Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5150
Fax #: 617-636-5178
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013-11, 2009-08, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patient’s Choice Award
2013-08, Patient’s Choice Award
2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report
2013, Tufts MC Boston Strong Award Recipient
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report
2011, The Mentor of the Year, Tufts University School of Medicine
2009, On Time Physician Award, Patient’s Choice Award
2007, Teacher of the Year Award, Tufts Orthopaedics
2004, First annual Orthopaedic Faculty Award, presented by the Tufts Orthopaedic Residents
2002, Clinical Teaching Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
Pitkin M, Cassidy C, Muppavarapu R, Raymond J, Shestov M, Galibin O, Rousselle S. New Method of Fixation of In-bone Implanted Prosthesis. J Rehabil Res Dev 2013;Aug 50(5):709-22.
Robinson S, McGonigle O, Volin S, Yung-Chi S, Moore M, Cassidy C, Smith E. Comprehensive Look at Blood Transfusion Utilization in Total Joint Arthroplasty at a Single Academic Medical Center under a Single Surgeon. Journal of Blood Transfusion Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 983250, 6 pages
Hageman MG, Guitton TG, Ring D…Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group*.How Surgeons Make Decisions When the Evidence is Inconclusive. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun;38(6):1202-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.032. Epub 2013 May 4.
Hageman MG, Becker SJ, Bot AG, Guitton T, Ring D…Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group*. Variations in Recommendation for Surgical Treatment of Compressive Neuropathy. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May;38(5):856-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.008. Epub 2013 Apr 3.
Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, Ring D…Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group. Diagnosis of elbow fracture patterns on radiographs; interobserver reliability and diagnostic accuracy. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Apr;471(4):1373-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2742-4. Epub 2012 Dec 18.
Pitkin M, Cassidy C, Muppavarapu R, Edell D. Recording of Electric Signal Passing Through a Pylon in Direct Skeletal Attachment of Leg Prostheses with Neuromuscular Control. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2012 Vol 59, No. 5, 1349-1353.
Lindenhovius A, Karanicolas PJ, Bhandari M, Ring D…. Cassidy C; COAST Collaborative*. Radiographic arthrosis after elbow trauma: interobserver reliability. J Hand Surg Am. 2012;37:755-9.
Buijze GA, Guitton TG, van Dijk CN, Ring D…. Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group*. Training improves interobserver reliability for the diagnosis of scaphoid fracture displacement. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2012;470:2029-2034.
Buijze GA, Wijffels MM….Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group*. Interobserver reliability of computed tomography to diagnose scaphoid waist fracture union. J Hand Surg Am 2012;37:250-4.
Guitton TG, Ring D,… Cassidy C; Science of Variation Group*. Interobserver reliability of radial head fracture classification: two-dimensional compared with three-dimensional CT. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Nov 2;93(21):2015-21.
*= Group Authorship