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Joshua Bales, MD

Clinical Faculty
Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences


  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, BA, Dual Major in Chemistry and Biology
  • Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, MD
  • UCLA Orthopaedic Residency, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mary Stern Hand Fellowship, Cincinnati, Ohio

Selected Research

  • Bernthal N, Mitchell S, Bales, J, Benhaim P, Silva M: Variation in practice habits in the treatment of pediatric distal radius fractures. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2015 Sep;24(5): 400-7.
  • Bales J, Wall L, Stern P: Long term clinical results of Swanson silicone implant arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP). Presentation at the 28th Annual Tri-State Hand Conference Presentation, May 2012. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar;39(3):455-61.
  • Bales J, Stern P: Treatment Strategies of Distal Radius Fractures. Hand Clin.
    2012 May;28(2):177-84.
  • Bales J, Mitchell S, Bernthal N, Silva M, Benhaim P: Current Management Patterns of Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures. Podium presentation, 65th Annual Meeting of the ASSH, October 7-9, 2010 in Boston, MA.
  • Bales J, Spencer H, Wong M, Fong Y, Zionts L, Silva M: The Effects of Surgical Delay on the Outcome of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Dec;30(8):785-91.
  • Bales J, Meals R: Low-Level Laser Treatment. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Mar;35(3):469-71.
  • Bernthal NM, Gamradt SC, Kay RM, Wren TA, Cuomo AV, Reid J, Bales J, Otsuka NY. Static and dynamic gait parameters before and after multilevel soft tissue surgery in ambulating children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Mar;30(2):174-9.
  • Bales J, Meals R: Peripheral Neuropathy in the Upper Extremity. Orthopedics. 2009 Oct;32(10): 758-767.
  • Bales J, Colon J, Ramadhyani U, LeDoux E, Bennett J: Electrocautery Induced Asystole in a Scoliosis Patient with a Pacemaker. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2007 Jan;16(1):19-22.
  • Hale S, Bales J, Rosenzweig S, Daroca P, Bennett J: Synovitis and AlphaMannosidase Deficiency. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2006 May;15(3):215-9.
  • Bales J, Wilson S, Neitzschman H: Unusual Inflammatory Etiology of the Distal Femur. J La State Med Soc. 2005 Jul-Aug;157(4):175-7.
  • Robbins C, Brunet M, Stewart G, Werner S, Bales J: Is Posterior Tibial Slope Correlated with the Presence of Bone Bruises after Acute ACL Rupture?
  • Scientific paper, Poster at the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, April 2005


  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

Joshua Bales
Joshua Bales, MD
Clinical Faculty