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Irvin C. Oh, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-7929

Fax: (585) 756-4725

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Orthopaedics & Physical Performance


Dr. Irvin Oh is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics. He specializes in foot and ankle disorders. His special interests include ankle arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction, arthritic conditions, foot and ankle deformities, sports injuries, and wounds. Dr. Oh also specializes in the comprehensive care of problem wounds.

Prior to joining URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Dr. Oh was in practice in Hornell, NY. He earned his medical degree from Kosin University College of Medicine in Korea. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Samsung Medical Center in South Korea. Following his residency, Dr. Oh completed the Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Cornell Medical School Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Oh is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Oh is a prolific researcher with a number of federally funded (NIH) grants. He has given many national and international presentations and authored numerous publications in peer reviewed journals.


Research Grants: Active Projects

Immunoassay for Diagnosis and Tracking Treatment Response in Foot and Ankle Infection
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS/OREF Research Grants)
5/2019 - 4/2021
Role: PI

S. aureus Colonization of the Osteocytic Canalicular Network in Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Sponsor: NIH/NIAMS
5/01/2018 - 2/28/2020
Role: PI

Pathogen-specific Diagnosis and Prognosis of S. aureus Infection in Orthopaedic Surgery
Sponsor: NIH/NIAMS
9/13/2018 - 8/30/2020
Role: PI

Circulating Antibody-Secreting Cells for Diagnosis, Monitoring Treatment and Detecting Recurrence of Active Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Diabetic Foot Infections
Sponsor: NIH/NIAMS
9/1/2018 - 8/31/2020
Role: PI



MD | Kosin Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

03/01/2001 - 02/28/2005
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Samsung Medical College

03/01/2000 - 02/28/2001
Internship in Internal Medicine at Samsung Medical College

8/1/2008 - 7/31/2009
Fellowship in Orthopaedics at Hospital for Special Surgery

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2019 - 2020
AOFAS/OREF Research Grant
Sponsor: American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

2017 - 2018
Louis A. Goldstein Award
Sponsor: Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester

2015 - 2017
Louis A. Goldstein Award
Sponsor: Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester

2009 - 2011
AOFAS/OREF Research Grant
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

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Journal Articles

Kelly M, Vasconcellos D, Osman WS, Masqoodi N, Fowler X, Elfar JC, Olles MW, Flemister AS, Ketz JP, Oh I. "Alterations in tibiotalar joint reaction force following syndesmotic injury are restored with static syndesmotic fixation." Clinical biomechanics.. 2019 Jul 12; 69:156-163. Epub 2019 Jul 12.

Oh I, Deland JT, Perkins JA, MacDonald A, Brodell JD. "Deltoid-Spring Ligament Reconstruction in Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity With Medial Peritalar Instability." Foot & ankle international.. 2019 Jul 0; 40(7):753-761. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

MacDonald A, Brodell JD, Daiss JL, Schwarz EM, Oh I. "Evidence of differential microbiomes in healing versus non-healing diabetic foot ulcers prior to and following foot salvage therapy." Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society.. 2019 Jul 0; 37(7):1596-1603. Epub 2019 Mar 28.




Irvin Oh, MD