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Robert Wysocki, MD

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Orthopedics
Fellowship: Duke University Health System - Hand Surgery, Microvascular
Clinical Expertise:
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Radial head fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Wrist fracture
Research Interests:
  • Wrist ligament and cartilage injuries in athletes
  • Hand/thumb arthritis
  • Post-traumatic stiffness of forearm/elbow
  • Post-resection reconstruction for tumors of the hand and wrist
  • Free vasularized bone grafting
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Identification of critical residues for transport activity of Acr3p, the Saccharomyces cerevisiae As(III)/H(+) antiporter.
    Markowska K, Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Migocka M, Wawrzycka D, Wysocki R
    Mol. Microbiol.
    2015 Oct
  2. Swi2/Snf2-like protein Uls1 functions in the Sgs1-dependent pathway of maintenance of rDNA stability and alleviation of replication stress.
    Kramarz K, Litwin I, Cal-Bakowska M, Szakal B, Branzei D, Wysocki R, Dziadkowiec D
    DNA Repair (Amst.)
    2014 Sep
  3. In reply.
    Wysocki RW, Cohen MS
    J Hand Surg Am
    2014 Oct
  4. Elucidating the response of Kluyveromyces lactis to arsenite and peroxide stress and the role of the transcription factor KlYap8.
    Veide Vilg J, Kumar NV, Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Sloma E, Onesime D, Aubert J, Migocka M, Wysocki R, Tamás MJ
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta
    2014 Nov
  5. Local and regional flaps for hand coverage.
    Biswas D, Wysocki RW, Fernandez JJ, Cohen MS
    J Hand Surg Am
    2014 May
  6. Multiple cysteine residues are necessary for sorting and transport activity of the arsenite permease Acr3p from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Migocka M, Wawrzycka D, Markowska K, Wysocki R
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta
    2014 Mar
  7. Is Intralesional Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Radius Comparable to Resection With Respect to Local Control and Functional Outcome?
    Wysocki RW, Soni E, Virkus WW, Scarborough MT, Leurgans SE, Gitelis S
    Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.
    2014 Dec 4
  8. Clinical and radiographic comparisons of two different radial head implant designs.
    Berschback JC, Lynch TS, Kalainov DM, Wysocki RW, Merk BR, Cohen MS.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013
    2013 May 6. doi:pii: S1058-2746(13)00136-5. 10.1016/j.jse.2013.02.011. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Radioscapholunate arthrodesis with compression screws and local autograft.
    Biswas D, Wysocki RW, Cohen MS, Fernandez JJ.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2013
    2013 Apr
    38(4):788-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.01.026.
  10. Primary and posttraumatic arthritis of the elbow.
    Biswas D, Wysocki RW, Cohen MS.
    Arthritis. 2013
    2013:473259. doi: 10.1155/2013/473259. Epub 2013 May 27.
  11. Oxidative stress and replication-independent DNA breakage induced by arsenic in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    Litwin I, Bocer T, Dziadkowiec D, Wysocki R
    PLoS Genet.
  12. Molecular profiling of activated neurons by phosphorylated ribosome capture.
    Knight ZA, Tan K, Birsoy K, Schmidt S, Garrison JL, Wysocki RW, Emiliano A, Ekstrand MI, Friedman JM
    2012 Nov 21
  13. Controlled treadmill exercise eliminates chondroid deposits and restores tensile properties in a new murine tendinopathy model.
    Bell R, Li J, Gorski DJ, Bartels AK, Shewman EF, Wysocki RW, Cole BJ, Bach Jr BR, Mikecz K, Sandy JD, Plaas AH, Wang VM.
    J Biomech. 2012
    2012 Nov 13. doi:pii: S0021-9290(12)00618-5. 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.10.020. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Arthroscopic treatment of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears with the deep fibers intact.
    Wysocki RW, Richard MJ, Crowe MM, Leversedge FJ, Ruch DS.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2012
    2012 Mar
    37(3):509-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2011.12.023. Epub 2012 Feb 2.
  15. Ulnar styloid fracture with distal radius fracture.
    Wysocki RW, Ruch DS.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2012
    2012 Mar
    37(3):568-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2011.08.035. Epub 2011 Oct 22. Review. No abstract available.
  16. Radial head replacement with a bipolar system: a minimum 2-year follow-up.
    Zunkiewicz MR, Clemente JS, Miller MC, Baratz ME, Wysocki RW, Cohen MS.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012
    2012 Jan
    21(1):98-104. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.05.012. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
  17. Arsenic and antimony transporters in eukaryotes.
    Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Wawrzycka D, Wysocki R
    Int J Mol Sci
  18. The Swi2-Snf2-like protein Uls1 is involved in replication stress response.
    Cal-Bakowska M, Litwin I, Bocer T, Wysocki R, Dziadkowiec D
    Nucleic Acids Res.
    2011 Nov 1
  19. Primary osteoarthritis and posttraumatic arthritis of the elbow.
    Wysocki RW, Cohen MS.
    Hand Clin. 2011
    2011 May
    27(2):131-7, v. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2011.02.001.
  20. Effect of facility on the operative costs of distal radius fractures.
    Mather RC 3rd, Wysocki RW, Mack Aldridge J 3rd, Pietrobon R, Nunley JA.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2011
    2011 Jul
    36(7):1142-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2011.03.042. Epub 2011 May 26.
  21. Acr3p is a plasma membrane antiporter that catalyzes As(III)/H(+) and Sb(III)/H(+) exchange in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Migocka M, Wysocki R
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta
    2011 Jul
  22. Molecular annotation of integrative feeding neural circuits.
    Pérez CA, Stanley SA, Wysocki RW, Havranova J, Ahrens-Nicklas R, Onyimba F, Friedman JM
    Cell Metab.
    2011 Feb 2
  23. Vascular perfusion of a flexor carpi ulnaris muscle turnover pedicle flap for posterior elbow soft tissue reconstruction: a cadaveric study.
    Payne DE, Kaufman AM, Wysocki RW, Richard MJ, Ruch DS, Leversedge FJ.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2011
    2011 Feb
    36(2):246-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.10.035.
  24. Structure of E69Q mutant of human muscle fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase.
    Zarzycki M, Kolodziejczyk R, Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Wysocki R, Jaskolski M, Dzugaj A
    Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr.
    2011 Dec
    67(Pt 12):1028-34.
  25. Radiation therapy for heterotopic ossification prophylaxis afer high-risk elbow surgery.
    Strauss JB, Wysocki RW, Shah A, Chen SS, Shah AP, Abrams RA, Cohen MS.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2011
    2011 Aug
  26. Design, synthesis, and characterization of a highly effective Hog1 inhibitor: a powerful tool for analyzing MAP kinase signaling in yeast.
    Dinér P, Veide Vilg J, Kjellén J, Migdal I, Andersson T, Gebbia M, Giaever G, Nislow C, Hohmann S, Wysocki R, Tamás MJ, Grøtli M
    PLoS ONE
  27. How Saccharomyces cerevisiae copes with toxic metals and metalloids.
    Wysocki R, Tamás MJ
    FEMS Microbiol. Rev.
    2010 Nov
  28. The yeast permease Acr3p is a dual arsenite and antimonite plasma membrane transporter.
    Maciaszczyk-Dziubinska E, Wawrzycka D, Sloma E, Migocka M, Wysocki R
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta
    2010 Nov
  29. Complications of limited and total wrist arthrodesis.
    Wysocki RW, Cohen MS.
    Hand Clin. 2010
    2010 May
    26(2):221-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2009.11.003. Review.
  30. Thumb carpometacarpal suspension arthroplasty using interference screw fixation: surgical technique and clinical results.
    Wysocki RW, Cohen MS, Shott S, Fernandez JJ.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2010
    2010 Jun
    35(6):913-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.03.013.
  31. Reconstruction of posttraumatic disorders of the forearm.
    Jupiter JB, Fernandez DL, Levin LS, Wysocki RW.
    Instr Course Lect. 2010
  32. Revision of the acetabulum with a contemporary cementless component.
    Wysocki RW, Della Valle CJ, Shott S, Rosenberg AG, Berger RA, Galante JO.
    J Arthroplasty. 2009
    2009 Sep
    24(6 Suppl):58-63. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2009.02.011. Epub 2009 Mar 17.
  33. Reconstruction of posttraumatic disorders of the forearm.
    Jupiter JB, Fernandez DL, Levin LS, Wysocki RW.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009
    2009 Nov
    91(11):2730-9. No abstract available.
  34. Intramedullary nailing of proximal and distal one-third tibial shaft fractures with intraoperative two-pin external fixation.
    Wysocki RW, Kapotas JS, Virkus WW.
    J Trauma. 2009
    2009 Apr
    66(4):1135-9. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181724754.
  35. Developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants with congenital muscular torticollis.
    Minihane KP, Grayhack JJ, Simmons TD, Seshadri R, Wysocki RW, Sarwark JF.
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2008
    2008 Sep
    37(9):E155-8; discussion E158.
  36. Arthroscopic treatment of multidirectional shoulder instability with minimum 270 degrees labral repair: minimum 2-year follow-up.
    Alpert JM, Verma N, Wysocki R, Yanke AB, Romeo AA.
    Arthroscopy. 2008
    2008 Jun
    24(6):704-11. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2008.01.008. Epub 2008 Mar 21.
  37. Posterior elbow coverage using whole and split flexor carpi ulnaris flaps: a cadaveric study.
    Wysocki RW, Gray RL, Fernandez JJ, Cohen MS.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2008
    2008 Dec
    33(10):1807-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.08.019.
  38. Femoral fracture through a previous pin site after computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty.
    Wysocki RW, Sheinkop MB, Virkus WW, Della Valle CJ.
    J Arthroplasty. 2008
    2008 Apr
    23(3):462-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2007.03.019. Epub 2007 Nov 26.
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