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Caroline P. Thirukumaran, M.B.B.S., M.H.A., Ph.D.


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Journal Articles

Botros M, Guirguis P, Balkissoon R, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF. "Is Morbid Obesity a Modifiable Risk Factor In Patients who have Severe Knee Osteoarthritis and do not have a Formal Perioperative Optimization Program?" The Journal of arthroplasty.. 2023 Sep 15; Epub 2023 Sep 15.

Ricciardi BF, Porter KR, Myers TG, Ginnetti JG, Kaplan N, Thirukumaran CP. "Demographics and Early Outcomes of Commercial Antibiotic Cement Usage for Infection Prophylaxis During Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Older Than 65 Years: An American Joint Replacement Registry Study." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2023 Sep 6; Epub 2023 Sep 06.

Schloemann DT, Ricciardi BF, Thirukumaran CP. "Disparities in the Epidemiology and Management of Fragility Hip Fractures." Current osteoporosis reports.. 2023 Jun 26; Epub 2023 Jun 26.

Schloemann DT, Sajda T, Ricciardi BF, Thirukumaran CP. "Association of Total Knee Replacement Removal From the Inpatient-Only List With Outpatient Surgery Utilization and Outcomes in Medicare Patients." JAMA network open.. 2023 Jun 1; 6(6):e2316769. Epub 2023 Jun 01.

Schloemann DT, Hammert WC, Mandalapu A, Thirukumaran CP. "What Factors Are Associated With Revision Cubital Tunnel Release Within 3 Years?" Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2023 Mar 30; Epub 2023 Mar 30.

Ying M, Thirukumaran CP, Temkin-Greener H, Joynt Maddox KE, Holloway RG, Li Y. "Association of Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in Voluntary Bundled Payments With Postacute Care Outcomes for Joint Replacement." Medical care.. 2023 Feb 1; 61(2):109-116. Epub 2022 Dec 12.

Bernstein DN, Ramirez G, Thirukumaran CP, Samuel Flemister A, Oh IC, Ketz JP, Baumhauer JF. "Clinical Improvement Following Operative Management of Ankle Fractures Among Patients With and Without Moderate to High Depressive Symptoms: An Analysis Using PROMIS." Foot & ankle orthopaedics.. 2023 Jan; 8(1):24730114221151077. Epub 2023 Jan 20.

Ying M, Temkin-Greener H, Thirukumaran CP, Joynt Maddox KE, Holloway RG, Li Y. "Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in Bundled Payments Was Related to Small Increases in Nurse Staffing Levels." Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society.. 2022 Nov 2; :7334648221137060. Epub 2022 Nov 02.

Neumaier M, Thirukumaran C, Ramirez G, Ricciardi B. "Heightened 30-Day Postoperative Complication Risk Persists After COVID-19 Infection." World journal of surgery.. 2022 Oct 6; Epub 2022 Oct 06.

Kim Y, Thirukumaran C, Temkin-Greener H, Holloway R, Hill E, Li Y. "Post-Acute Care Use Associated with Medicare Shared Savings Program and Disparities." Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.. 2022 Sep 12; Epub 2022 Sep 12.

Hwang A, Zhang L, Ramirez G, Maloney M, Voloshin I, Thirukumaran C. "Black Race, Hispanic Ethnicity, and Medicaid Insurance are Associated with Lower Rates of Rotator Cuff Repair in New York State." Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association.. 2022 Jul 8; Epub 2022 Jul 08.

Glance LG, Benesch CG, Holloway RG, Thirukumaran CP, Nadler JW, Eaton MP, Fleming FJ, Dick AW. "Association of Time Elapsed Since Ischemic Stroke With Risk of Recurrent Stroke in Older Patients Undergoing Elective Nonneurologic, Noncardiac Surgery." JAMA surgery.. 2022 Jun 29; :e222236. Epub 2022 Jun 29.

Lander ST, Thirukumaran C, Saleh A, Noble KL, Menga EN, Mesfin A, Rubery PT, Sanders JO. "Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life After Harrington Instrumentation and Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Minimum 40-Year Follow-up." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2022 Jun 1; 104(11):995-1003. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

Rubery PT, Ramirez G, D'Agostino CR, Vasalos K, Thirukumaran C. "A workplace wellness program at an academic health center influences employee health, satisfaction, productivity and the rate of workplace injury." International archives of occupational and environmental health.. 2022 May 2; Epub 2022 May 02.

Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF, Cai X, Holloway RG, Li Y, Glance LG. "Association of Medicare Mandatory Bundled Payment Reform With Joint Replacement Surgery Use for Beneficiaries With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias." JAMA health forum.. 2022 Feb; 3(2):e215111. Epub 2022 Feb 11.

Ramirez G, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF. "Does Hypothetical Centralization of Revision THA and TKA Exacerbate Existing Geographic or Demographic Disparities in Access to Care By Increased Patient Travel Distances or Times? A Large-database Study." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2021 Dec 6; Epub 2021 Dec 06.

Ying M, Temkin-Greener H, Thirukumaran CP, Joynt Maddox KE, Holloway RG, Li Y. "Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in a Voluntary Medicare Bundled Payment Program: Association With Facility Financial Performance." Medical care.. 2021 Nov 23; Epub 2021 Nov 23.

Rubery PT, Lander ST, Mesfin A, Sanders JO, Thirukumaran CP. "Mismatch between Pelvic Incidence and Lumbar Lordosis is the Key Sagittal Plane Determinant of Patient Outcome at minimum 40 Years after Instrumented Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis." Spine.. 2021 Nov 18; Epub 2021 Nov 18.

Thirukumaran CP. "Lessons from Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative for postacute care." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2021 Sep 12; Epub 2021 Sep 12.

Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Feng C, Lustik SJ, Dick AW. "Association Between the Physician Quality Score in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Hospital Performance in Hospital Compare in the First Year of the Program." JAMA network open.. 2021 Aug 2; 4(8):e2118449. Epub 2021 Aug 02.

Thirukumaran CP, Rosenthal MB. "The Triple Aim for Payment Reform in Joint Replacement Surgery: Quality, Spending, and Disparity Reduction." JAMA.. 2021 Jul 23; Epub 2021 Jul 23.

Kim Y, Thirukumaran C, Temkin-Greener H, Hill E, Holloway R, Li Y. "Institutional Postacute Care Use May Help Reduce Readmissions for Ischemic Stroke Patients." Medical care.. 2021 May 13; Epub 2021 May 13.

Thirukumaran CP, Kim Y, Cai X, Ricciardi BF, Li Y, Fiscella KA, Mesfin A, Glance LG. "Association of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model With Disparities in the Use of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement." JAMA network open.. 2021 May 3; 4(5):e2111858. Epub 2021 May 03.

Quinzi DA, Ramirez G, Kaplan NB, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF. "Early complications and reoperation rates are similar amongst open reduction internal fixation, intramedullary nail, and distal femoral replacement for periprosthetic distal femur fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery.. 2021 Mar 20; Epub 2021 Mar 20.

Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Dick AW. "The Unequal Burden of COVID-19 Deaths in Counties With High Proportions of Black and Hispanic Residents." Medical care.. 2021 Mar 17; Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Kim Y, Thirukumaran C, Temkin-Greener H, Hill E, Holloway R, Li Y. "The Effect of Medicare Shared Savings Program on Readmissions and Variations by Race/Ethnicity and Payer Status (December 9, 2020)." Medical care.. 2021 Jan 28; Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Li Y, Ying M, Cai X, Thirukumaran CP. "Association of Mandatory Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement With Postacute Care Outcomes Among Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligible Patients." Medical care.. 2020 Dec 2; Epub 2020 Dec 02.

Anandarajah A, Thirukumaran C, McCarthy K, McMahon S, Feng C, Ritchlin C. "Identification and Characterization of a High-Need, High-Cost group among Hospitalized SLE patients." Arthritis care & research.. 2020 Nov 17; Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Thirukumaran CP, Cai X, Glance LG, Kim Y, Ricciardi BF, Fiscella KA, Li Y. "Geographic Variation and Disparities in Total Joint Replacement Use for Medicare Beneficiaries: 2009 to 2017." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2020 Oct 20; Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Kurucan E, Thirukumaran C, Hammert WC. "Trends in the Management of Traumatic Upper Extremity Amputations." The Journal of hand surgery.. 2020 Jul 19; Epub 2020 Jul 19.

Menga EN, Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, McCormick SK, Rubery PT, Mesfin A. "Evaluating Trends and Outcomes of Spinal Deformity Surgery in Cerebral Palsy Patients." International journal of spine surgery.. 2020 Jun; 14(3):382-390. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Kurucan E, Sulovari A, Thirukumaran C, Greenstein A, Molinari R, Mesfin A. "Volume-Outcome Relationship in Halo Vest Utilization for C2 Fractures." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2020 May 28; Epub 2020 May 28.

Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Li Y, Gao S, Dick AW. "Improving The Accuracy Of Hospital Quality Ratings By Focusing On The Association Between Volume And Outcome." Health affairs.. 2020 May; 39(5):862-870.

Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, Raudenbush B, Molinari RW, Menga EN, Mesfin A. "Predictors of 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions, Complications, and Mortality Following Operative Management of C2 Fractures." Global spine journal.. 2020 Apr; 10(2):130-137. Epub 2019 May 01.

Li Y, Ying M, Cai X, Kim Y, Thirukumaran CP. "Trends in Postacute Care Use and Outcomes After Hip and Knee Replacements in Dual-Eligible Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries, 2013-2016." JAMA network open.. 2020 Mar 2; 3(3):e200368. Epub 2020 Mar 02.

Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Shippey E, Lustik SJ, Dick AW. "Impact of medicaid expansion on disparities in revascularization in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction." PloS one.. 2020 15(12):e0243385. Epub 2020 Dec 23.

Thirukumaran CP, McGarry BE, Glance LG, Ying M, Ricciardi BF, Cai X, Li Y. "Impact of Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalties on Hip and Knee Replacement Readmissions: Comparison of Hospitals at Risk of Varying Penalty Amounts." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2019 Oct 15; Epub 2019 Oct 15.

Williams DM, Thirukumaran CP, Moses JT, Mesfin A. "Complications and Mortality Rates Following Surgical Management of Extradural Spine Tumors in New York State." Spine.. 2019 Oct 15; Epub 2019 Oct 15.

Thirukumaran CP, Zaman A, Rubery PT, Calabria C, Li Y, Ricciardi BF, Bakhsh WR, Kautz H. "Natural Language Processing for the Identification of Surgical Site Infections in Orthopaedics." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2019 Oct 9; Epub 2019 Oct 09.

Lipof JS, Thirukumaran CP, Greenstein AS, Zmich Z, Lander A, Ricciardi BF. "Postdischarge Opiate-Prescribing Habits for Primary THA and TKA: A Survey of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Members." Orthopedics.. 2019 Jul 26; :1-7. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Jevotovsky DS, Thirukumaran CP, Rubery PT. "Creating Value in Spine Surgery: Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Compare the Short-term Impact of Different Orthopaedic Surgical Procedures." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2019 Jun 20; Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Thirukumaran CP, Glance LG, Cai X, Kim Y, Li Y. "Penalties and Rewards for Safety Net vs Non-Safety Net Hospitals in the First 2 Years of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model." JAMA.. 2019 May 28; 321(20):2027-2030.

Ricciardi BF, Liu AY, Qiu B, Myers TG, Thirukumaran CP. "What Is the Association Between Hospital Volume and Complications After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Large-database Study." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2019 May; 477(5):1221-1231.

Schwarz EM, Parvizi J, Gehrke T, Aiyer A, Battenberg A, Brown SA, Callaghan JJ, Citak M, Egol K, Garrigues GE, Ghert M, Goswami K, Green A, Hammoud S, Kates SL, McLaren AC, Mont MA, Namdari S, Obremskey WT, O'Toole R, Raikin S, Restrepo C, Ricciardi B, Saeed K, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Shohat N, Tan T, Thirukumaran CP, Winters B. "The 2018 International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection: Research Priorities from the General Assembly Questions." Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society.. 2019 Apr 12; Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Thirukumaran CP, Glance LG, Cai X, Balkissoon R, Mesfin A, Li Y. "Performance Of Safety-Net Hospitals In Year 1 Of The Comprehensive Care For Joint Replacement Model." Health affairs.. 2019 Feb; 38(2):190-196.

Wolcott K, Schriefer J, Michels J, Meyers J, Hilt S, Gitzelmann C, Pegoli W, Caserta M, McGuire A, Thirukumaran C, Pulhamus M, Foito T, Sanders J. "The Business Case for Surgical Quality - Using a Multidisciplinary Team to Drive Pediatric Surgery Quality Improvement" . Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing. 2019; 8(1): 15-20.

Thirukumaran CP, Glance LG, Rosenthal MB, Temkin-Greener H, Balkissoon R, Mesfin A, Li Y. "Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment Program on Venous Thromboembolism Following Hip and Knee Replacements." Health services research.. 2018 Dec; 53(6):4381-4402. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Ciufo DJ, Thirukumaran CP, Marchese R, Oh I. "Risk factors for reoperation, readmission, and early complications after below knee amputation." Injury.. 2018 Oct 30; Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Kim Y, Thirukumaran CP, Li Y. "Greater Reductions in Readmission Rates Achieved by Urban Hospitals Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program." Medical care.. 2018 Aug; 56(8):686-692.

Li Y, Cen X, Cai X, Wang D, Thirukumaran CP, Glance LG. "Does Medicare Advantage Reduce Racial Disparity in 30-Day Rehospitalization for Medicare Beneficiaries?" Medical care research and review : MCRR.. 2018 Apr; 75(2):175-200. Epub 2016 Dec 06.

Kurucan E, Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, Jain A, Menga EN, Rubery PT, Mesfin A. "National Trends in Spinal Fusion Surgery for Neurofibromatosis." Spine deformity.. 2018 6(6):712-718.

Shields E, Thirukumaran C, Noyes K, Voloshin I. "A Review of a Workers' Compensation Database 2003 to 2013: Patient Factors Influencing Return to Work and Cumulative Financial Claims After Rotator Cuff Repair in Geriatric Workers' Compensation Cases." Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation.. 2017 Dec; 8(4):208-214. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Saleh A, Thirukumaran C, Mesfin A, Molinari RW. "Complications and readmission after lumbar spine surgery in elderly patients: an analysis of 2,320 patients." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2017 Aug; 17(8):1106-1112. Epub 2017 Apr 03.

Li Y, Cen X, Cai X, Thirukumaran CP, Zhou J, Glance LG. "Medicare Advantage Associated With More Racial Disparity Than Traditional Medicare For Hospital Readmissions." Health affairs.. 2017 Jul 1; 36(7):1328-1335. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, Saleh A, Molinari RW, Mesfin A. "Complications and Readmission After Cervical Spine Surgery in Elderly Patients: An Analysis of 1786 Patients." World neurosurgery.. 2017 Jul; 103:859-868.e8. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Thirukumaran CP, Glance LG, Temkin-Greener H, Rosenthal MB, Li Y. "Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment Program on Hospital-acquired Conditions." Medical care.. 2017 May; 55(5):447-455.

Raudenbush BL, Thirukumaran CP, Li Y, Sanders JO, Rubery PT, Mesfin A. "Impact of a Comparative Study on the Management of Scoliosis in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Are Corticosteroids Decreasing the Rate of Scoliosis Surgery in the United States?" Spine.. 2016 Sep; 41(17):E1030-8.

Shields E, Thirukumaran C, Thorsness R, Noyes K, Voloshin I. "Patient factors influencing return to work and cumulative financial claims after clavicle fractures in workers' compensation cases." Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 2016 Jul; 25(7):1115-21. Epub 2016 Apr 08.

Thirukumaran CP, Raudenbush B, Li Y, Molinari R, Rubery P, Mesfin A. "National Trends in the Surgical Management of Adult Lumbar Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: 1998 to 2011." Spine.. 2016 Mar; 41(6):490-501.

Shields E, Thirukumaran C, Thorsness R, Noyes K, Voloshin I. "An analysis of adult patient risk factors and complications within 30 days after arthroscopic shoulder surgery." Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association.. 2015 May; 31(5):807-15. Epub 2015 Feb 04.

Thirukumaran CP, Dolan JG, Webster PR, Panzer RJ, Friedman B. "The impact of electronic health record implementation and use on performance of the Surgical Care Improvement Project measures." Health services research.. 2015 Feb; 50(1):273-89. Epub 2014 Jun 26.