Jason A. Castle, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Areas of Interest

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Computer Navigation of Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Fractures
  • Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Adult and Pediatric Trauma

St. Francis Total Knee Presentation

Biography

Dr. Castle is a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He graduated High School in New Fairfield, Connecticut and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Physics) at Emory University in Atlanta. He is a graduate of the Emory University School of Medicine. During medical school, Dr. Castle developed an interest in the Electronic Health Record. His background in computer consulting and database design served him well, focusing on clinical medical informatics solutions during his pursuit of a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health.


Dr. Castle's interest in evidence based medicine and medical research led him to be the first Orthopedic Research Resident at Wake Forest University. He received an NIH Physician Scientist award for his research efforts. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University. His passion for computer guided Hip and Knee Replacement led him to Alexandria, Virginia where he completed a Total Joint Reconstruction fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Castle is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Castle joined Bone and Joint Surgeons in August of 2007. His wife Elizabeth is a native of Charleston, West Virginia. They have three children.

Curriculum Vitae

Education 1990-1994 Emory University - B.A. Physics
1994-1999 Emory University School of Medicine - MD/MPH: Health Policy and Management
1999-2001 Wake Forest University School of Medicine - NIH Pathobiology of Vascular Disease Research Fellowship
2001-2006 Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
2006-2007 Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic - Total Joint Reconstruction Fellowship

Awards

2003 First Place - Basic Science Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Research Day
2002 Eastern Orthopaedic Society Research Award
2000 NIH Physician Scientist Award

Publications

Ruch DS, Deal DN, Ma J, Smith AM, Castle JA, Walker FO, Martin EV, Yoder JS,Rushing JT, Smith TL, Koman LA. Management of peripheral nerve defects: external fixator-assisted primary neurorrhaphy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Jul;86-A(7):1405-13.

Smith AM, Castle JA, Ruch DS. Arthroscopic resection of the common extensor origin: anatomic considerations. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2003 Jul-Aug;12(4):375-9.

Smith AM, Urbanosky LR, Castle JA, Rushing JT, Ruch DS. Radius pull test: predictor of longitudinal forearm instability. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Nov;84-A(11):1970-6.

Willenborg MJ, Shilt JS, Smith BP, Estrada RL, Castle JA, Koman LA. Technique for iliopsoas ultrasound-guided active electromyography-directed botulinum a toxin injection in cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2002 Mar-Apr;22(2):165-8.

Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
West Virginia Orthopedic Society
Kanawha Medical Society
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons


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