Henry Claude Sagi, M.D.

Henry Claude Sagi, M.D.Professor
Director of Pelvis and Acetabular Trauma

Specialty: Trauma

College: Bachelor of Science, Physics Chemistry: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1990

Medical School: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1994

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 1994-1999

Fellowships:

  • Orthopaedic Trauma: Florida Orthopaedic Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1999-2000
  • Spinal Surgery: SUNY-Syracuse, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2000-2001

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Western Trauma Association

Publications

PubMed Listing

  1. Sagi HC, Bolhofner B. Osteotomy of the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine as an Adjunct to Improve Access and Visualization through the Lateral Window. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Kistler BJ, Sagi HC. Reduction of the Posterior Column in Displaced Acetabulum Fractures Through the Anterior Intra-Pelvic Approach. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kistler BJ, Smithson IR, Cooper SA, Cox JL, Nayak AN, Santoni BG, Sagi HC. Are Quadrilateral Surface Buttress Plates Comparable to Traditional Forms of Transverse Acetabular Fracture Fixation? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul 31.
  4. Stahl D, Serrano-Riera R, Collin K, Griffing R, Defenbaugh B, Sagi HC. Operatively Treated Meniscal Tears Associated with Tibial Plateau Fractures: Report on 661 Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Sanders RW, DiPasquale TG, Jordan CJ, Arrington JA, Sagi HC. Semiextended intramedullary nailing of the tibia using a suprapatellar approach: radiographic results and clinical outcomes at a minimum of 12 months follow-up. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Aug; 28 Suppl 8:S29-39.
  6. Sanders RW, DiPasquale TG, Jordan CJ, Arrington JA, Sagi HC. Semiextended intramedullary nailing of the tibia using a suprapatellar approach: radiographic results and clinical outcomes at a minimum of 12 months follow-up. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 May; 28(5): 245-55.
  7. Chan DS, Garland J, Infante A, Sanders RW, Sagi HC. Wound Complications Associated with BMP-2 in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar 27
  8. Sagi HC, Jordan CJ, Barei DP, Serrano-Riera R, Steverson B. Indomethacin Prophylaxis for Heterotopic Ossification after Acetabular Fracture Surgery Increases the Risk for Non-Union of the Posterior Wall.. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Mar 11.
  9. Bogdan Y, Tornetta P 3rd, Leighton R, Dahn U, Sagi H, Nalley C, Sanders D, Siegel J, Mullis B, Bemenderfer T, Vallier H, Boyd A, Schmidt A, Westberg JR, Egol KA, Kottmeier S, Collinge C. Treatment and complications in orthopaedic trauma patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism. J Orthop Trauma. 2014; 28 Suppl 1:S6-9.
  10. Obremskey WT, Molina CS, Collinge C, Tornetta P 3rd, Sagi C, Schmidt A, Probe R, Ahn J, Nana A. Current Practice in the Management of Segmental Bone Defects Among Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Nov 13.
  11. Obremskey WT, Molina CS, Collinge C, Tornetta P 3rd, Sagi C, Schmidt A, Probe R, Ahn J, Nana A, Browner B. Current Practice in the Initial Management of Open Fractures Among Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Nov 13.
  12. Sagi C, Shah A. In response. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Oct; 27(10)
  13. Chan DS, Burris RB, Erdogan M, Sagi HC. The Insertion of IMN Locking Screws without Fluoroscopy: A Faster and Safer Technique. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jul; 27(7): 363-6.
  14. Sagi HC, Dziadosz D, Mir H, Virani N, Olson C. Obesity, leukocytosis, embolization, and injury severity increase the risk for deep postoperative wound infection after pelvic and acetabular surgery. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Jan; 27(1): 6-10.
  15. Sagi HC, Young ML, Gerstenfeld L, Einhorn TA, Tornetta P. Qualitative and Quantitative Differences Between Bone Graft Obtained from the Medullary Canal (with a Reamer /Irrigator/Aspirator) and the Iliac Crest of the Same Patient. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 5; 94(23): 2128-35.
  16. Domby B, Henderson E, Nayak A, Erdoğan M, Gutierrez S, Santoni BG, Sagi HC. Comparison of Cannulated Screw with Tension Band Wiring Versus Compressive Cannulated Locking Bolt and Nut Device (CompresSURE) in Patella Fractures – A Cadaveric Biomechanical Study. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Dec; 26(12): 678-83.
  17. Sagi HC, Shah AR, Sanders RW. The functional consequence of syndesmotic joint malreduction at a minimum 2-year follow-up. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Jul; 26(7): 439-43.
  18. LeBrun CT, Langford JR, Sagi HC. Functional outcomes after operatively treated patella fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Jul; 26(7): 422-6.
  19. Siebler J, Dipasquale T, Sagi HC. Use of temporary partial intrailiac balloon occlusion for decreasing blood loss during open reduction and internal fixation of acetabular and pelvis fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Jun;26(6):e54-7.
  20. Alexander G, Sagi HC. Septic arthritis of the hip after nonoperative treatment of a pelvic fracture associated with bladder rupture. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 May; 26(5): e40-2.
  21. Collinge C, Archdeacon M, Sagi HC. Quality of radiographic reduction and perioperative complications for transverse acetabular fractures treated by the kocher-langenbeck approach: prone versus lateral position. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Sep; 25(9): 538-42.
  22. Sagi HC, Coniglione FM, Stanford JH. Examination under anesthetic for occult pelvic ring instability. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Sep; 25(9): 529-36.
  23. Sagi C. Invited commentary. J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Sep;25(9):528.
  24. Archdeacon MT, Kazemi N, Guy P, Sagi HC. The modified Stoppa approach for acetabular fracture. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 Mar;19(3):170-5.
  25. Afsari A, Liporace F, Lindvall E, Infante A Jr, Sagi HC, Haidukewych GJ. Clamp-assisted reduction of high subtrochanteric fractures of the femur. Surgical Technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep 92 Suppl 1 Pt2: 217-25.
  26. Sagi HC, Afsari A, Dziadosz D: The Anterior Inra-Pelvic (Modified Stoppa) Approach for Acetabular Fracture Fixation. J Orthop Trauma  2010 May 24(5).
  27. Min WC, Sagi HC. Case Report: Delayed presentation of bladder entrapment secondary to non-operative treatment of a lateral compression pelvic fracture. J Orthop Trauma 2010 May 24(5).
  28. Lindvall E, Sanders R, Dipasquale T, Herscovici D, Haidukewych G, Sagi C. Intramedullary nailing versus percutaneous locked plating of extra-articular proximal tibial fractures: comparison of 56 cases. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Aug;23(7):485-92.
  29. Afsari A, Liporace F, Lindvall E, Infante A Jr, Sagi HC, Haidukewych GJ. Clamp-assisted reduction of high subtrochanteric fractures of the femur. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug;91 (8):1913-8.
  30. Sagi HC, Militano U, Caron T, Lindvall E. A comprehensive analysis with minimum 1-year follow-up of vertically unstable transforaminal sacral fractures treated with triangular osteosynthesis. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 May-Jun;23(5):313-9; discussion 319-21.
  31. Sagi HC. Technical aspects and recommended treatment algorithms in triangular osteosynthesis and spinopelvic fixation for vertical shear transforaminal sacral fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 May-Jun;23(5):354-60
  32. Sagi HC, Papp S. Comparative Radiographic and Clinical Outcome of Two-Hole and Multi-Hole Symphyseal Plating. J Ortho Trauma 2008 July (22(6):1-6.
  33. Mullis BH, Sagi HC. Minimum 1-Year Follow-Up for Patients With Vertical Shear Sacroiliac Joint Dislocations Treated With Ilio-sacral Screws: Does Joint Ankylosis or Anatomic Reduction Contribute to Functional Outcome? J Orthop Trauma. 2008 May/June;22(5):293-298. 
  34. Sagi HC: Acetabular Fractures: Radiology & Classification. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Web site: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online, Vol. 6, No. 6: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/partners/ota/main.cfm.
  35. Nichols TA, Sagi HC, Weber TG, Guiot BH. An alternative source of autograft bone for spinal fusion: the femur: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2008 Mar;62 (3 Suppl 1):E179.
  36. Brooks D, Eskander M, Eskander J, Franklin P, Connolly PJ, Sagi HC, Riew DK. The risk of re-intubation following anterior cervical spine surgery. Orthopaedics 2008. Mar; 31(3):198.
  37. HC Sagi, Papp S, T DiPasquale: The Effect of Suture Pattern and Tension on Cutaneous Blood Flow as Assessed by Laser Doppler Flowmetry in a Pig Model.  (J Ortho Trauma 2008. Mar;22(3):171-175).
  38. Durkin A, Sagi HC, Durham R, Flint L. Contemporary management of pelvic fractures. Am J Surg. 2006 Aug;192(2):211-23. 
  39. Lindvall EM, Sagi HC. Selective screw placement in forearm compression plating: results of 75 consecutive fractures stabilized with 4 cortices of screw fixation on either side of the fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Mar;20(3):157-62; discussion 162-3.
  40. HC Sagi, E Lindvall.  Case Report: Inadvertent Intra-foraminal Ilio-Sacral Screw Placement Despite Apparent Appropriate Positioning on Intra-operative Fluoroscopy.   J Orthop Trauma.  2005 Feb;19(2):130-133. 
  41. HC Sagi, NT Ordway, T DiPasquale.  Biomechanical analysis of fixation for vertically unstable sacro-iliac dislocations with ilio-sacral screws and symphyseal plating.   J Orthop Trauma 2004 Mar;18(3):135-139.
  42. HC Sagi, RE Manos, R Benz, N Ordway, PJ Connolly.  Electromagnetic field-based image guided spinal surgery.  Part One: Results of a cadaveric study evaluating lumbar pedicle screw placement.  Spine 2003 Sep;28(17):2013-2018.
  43. HC Sagi, RE Manos, R Benz, N Ordway, PJ Connolly.  Electromagnetic field-based image guided spinal surgery.  Part Two: Results of a cadaveric study evaluating thoracic pedicle screw placement. Spine 2003 Sep;28(17):E351-354.
  44. HC Sagi, QB Bao, HA Yuan.  Nuclear Replacement Strategies.  Orthop Clin North Am 2003 Apr; 34(2):263-267.
  45. HC Sagi, B Beutler, E Carroll, PJ Connolly.  Airway complications associated with surgery on the anterior cervical spine.  Spine. 2002, May 1;27(9):949-953.
  46. HC Sagi, DiPasquale T, Sanders R, Herscovici D.  Compressed air power tools in orthopaedic surgery:  exhaust air is a potential source of contamination.   J Orthop Trauma. 2002, Nov-Dec 16(6).
  47. F Li, HC Sagi, HA Yuan: Comparative evaluation of single-level closing wedge vertebral osteotomies for the correction of fixed kyphotic deformity of the lumbar spine.  A cadaveric study.   Spine 26:2385-2391, Nov 2001.
  48. HC Sagi: Plate Osteosynthesis. J Orthop Trauma 14 (3): 225, Mar-Apr 2000.
  49. HC Sagi, JG Jarvis, HK Uhthoff: Histomorphic analysis of the development of the pars inter-articularis and its association with isthmic spondylolysis.  Spine 23:1635-1640, Aug 1998.

Book Chapters

    1. A Shah, HC Sagi. Schatzker Four Tibial Plateau Fractures. In Techniques in Orthopedic Trauma. 1st Edition. Editor Nirmal Tejwani. 2014.
    2. HC Sagi. Sacral Fractures. In Avoiding Complications in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery. 1st Edition. Chapter 26. Editors Archdeacon, Herscovici, and Ostrum. 2012.
    3. HC Sagi. Pelvic Ring Fractures. In Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults. 7th Edition. Chapter 45. Editors Bucholz, Heckman, Court-Brown, and Tornetta. 
    4. HC Sagi. Open Reduction Internal Fixation of the Sacro-Iliac Joint and Sacrum. In Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. First Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Editor Sam Weisel. 
    5. HC Sagi, M Jimenez. Pelvic Fractures: Definitive Management and Expected Outcomes. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma, 4th edition, Chapter 23.
    6. HC Sagi, F Liporace. Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, 10th edition, Chapter 10.
    7. HC Sagi. Single Plating of the Pubic Symphysis. In Techniques in Fracture Surgery. First Edition. Elsevier, Chapter 37B. Editor in Chief Paul Tornetta. (In Print)
    8. HC Sagi. Open Reduction Internal Fixation of the Sacro-Iliac Joint via the Posterior Approach. In Techniques in Fracture Surgery. First Edition. Elsevier, Chapter 38D. Editor in Chief Paul Tornetta. (In Print)
    9. HC Sagi. Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Sacral Fractures. In Techniques in Fracture Surgery. First Edition. Elsevier, Chapter 37B. Editor in Chief Paul Tornetta. (In Print)
    10. HC Sagi. Sacral Fractures: Diagnosis and Management. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update – Spine 3, Chapter 26.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Section Editors HC Sagi and S Emery.
    11. HC Sagi. Pelvic Fractures:  Diagnosis and Management.  In Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics, Trauma. Chapter 11, Editor Roy W. Sanders.
    12. HC Sagi.  Pelvic Fractures.  In General and Trauma Surgery.  Chapter 20.  Editor in Chief Lewis Flint.
    13. T Caron, HC Sagi.  Knee Dislocations. In General and Trauma Surgery.  Chapter 27.  Editor in Chief Lewis Flint.
    14. HC Sagi, HA Yuan: Complication Avoidance and Management in Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty.  In Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty.  Editors DK Resnik, JD Barr and SR Garfin.  1st edition, 2005.
    15. HC Sagi, C Bao, HA Yuan: Artificial Discs and Prostheses. In Advanced Techniques in Spinal Surgery. Editors HA Yuan and PJ Connolly. 
    16. JC Krieg, R VonJako, MD, GL Beauregard, Ph.D, T Kapur Ph.D, HC Sagi, MD.  Electromagnetic Surgical Navigation.  In Advanced Techniques in Spinal Surgery. Editors HA Yuan and PJ Connolly. 
    17. HC Sagi, S Garfin, HA Yuan: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty.  In Surgical Techniques of the Spine.  Thieme Publishing, Editors T Haher and A Merola, 1st edition, 2002.