Curriculum Vitae

Education & Training

Fellowship

Columbia University St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

New York City, NY

2003-2005

 

Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Dallas, TX

2003-2003

 

Institute Kaplan

Hand & Wrist Surgery

Barcelona, Spain

2003

Residency

UC San Francisco, School of Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident

Surgical Intern

San Francisco, CA

2002-2003

1998-2002

1997-1998

Education

UC Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

Master of Business Administration

Irvine, CA

2013

 

UC San Francisco, School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

San Francisco, CA

1997

 

UC Irvine

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Irvine, CA

1993

 

Silver Creek High School

High School Degree

San Jose, CA

1988

Academic Appointments

2008 – 2015

ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2002 – 2003

CHIEF RESIDENT

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

License & Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine (ACFEI), 2015
  • Certificate of Added Qualification, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2010
  • Certified Forensic Physician, American College of Forensic Examiners, 2010
  • Certificate of Added Qualification, Surgery of the Hand, 2008
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007
  • Certificate, Basic Life Support, 2003
  • Medical License, California State Medical Board, 1998
  • Federal License, Drug Enforcement Administration, 1998
  • Certificate, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1997
  • Certificate, Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1997

Hospital Affiliations

  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Fellow
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Committee Member
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE), Member
  • American Association for Hand Surgery (ASSH), Member
  • Manus Hand Surgery Club, Industry Liaison
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Disaster Healthcare Volunteers Program
  • Health Volunteers Overseas
  • American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • Wilderness Medicine Society

Leadership Experience

  • Social Media Editor, Journal of Hand Surgery (American)
  • Member, Committee on Evidence-Based Quality and Value, AAOS  
  • Member, Public Education Committee, ASSH
  • Co-Chair and Co-Founder, Hand-e Online Resource Network, ASSH
  • Medical Director, Glendale Outpatient Surgery Center, Glendale CA
  • Chair, Information Technology Advisory Group, ASSH
  • Member, Public Awareness Committee, ASSH
  • Member, Physician Reimbursement and Coding Committee, ASSH
  • Member, Commercial Support Committee, ASSH
  • Chair, Social Media Task Force, ASSH

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership Fellows Program, AAOS 2013-2013
  • Deans Fellowship Award, UCI Paul Merage School of Business, 2011
  • Young Leaders Program, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2009
  • S.O.F.C.O.T. International Traveling Fellowship, 2003
  • Excellence in Teaching and Leadership, Marmor Arthritis Foundation, 2003
  • Orthopaedics Overseas-OREF Traveling Fellowship, 2001
  • Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship Award, University of California, San Francisco, 1993
  • Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award, University of California, Irvine, 1991 – 1993

Volunteer Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, Rocketship Charter Education
  • Volunteer, Emergency Services Department, Black Rock City, NV, 2013
  • Volunteer Surgeon, Hôpital Sacré Coeur, Milot, Haiti, 2011
  • Health Screening Coordinator, Burbank High School, Burbank, CA, 2005 – present
  • Volunteer Surgeon, Bedford Orthopedic Hospital, Umtata, South Africa, 2002
  • Health Screening Coordinator, Silver Creek High-School Athletics, San Jose, CA, 1998 – present
  • Recreation Center for the Handicapped volunteer, San Francisco, CA, 1996 – 2000
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Orange County, Tustin, CA, 1990 – 1993

Continuing Medical Education

2013 ORTHOTALK Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course – Las Vegas , NV
2013 AAOS AOA Leadership Series: Surviving Health Care Changes – University of Chicago Booth School of Business
2013 ASSH 68th ASSH Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA
2013 AAOS Practice Management Meeting: Understanding and Preparing For The Future – Chicago, IL
2013 AAOS Technology Workshop: Information Technology Demands for Orthopaedic Surgeons - Chicago, IL
2013 AAOS Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy and Associated Procedures: Techniques and Innovations - Rosemont, IL
2013 IICME Hand to Shoulder Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Course – Philadelphia, PA
2013 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2013 AAOS Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL
2013 AAOS Disaster Respone Course – Rosemont, IL
2012 ASSH 67th ASSH Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL
2012 ASSH  Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2012 AAOS Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA
2011 ASSH 66th ASSH Annual Meeting – Las Vegas, NV
2011 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2011 ASSH Advanced Techniques in Reconstructive Elbow Surgery – Rosemont, IL
2010 ASSH 65th ASSH Annual Meeting – Boston, MA
2010 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2010 AAOS Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA
2009 ASSH Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA
2009 ASSH Self-Assessment Examination – Rosemont, IL
2009 AAHS Annual Meeting – Maui, HI
2009 AAOS Annual Meeting – Las Vegas, NV
2008 ASSH 63th ASSH Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL
2008 ASSH Wrist & Elbow Arthroscopy: Techniques & Innovations – Rosemont, IL
2008 ASSH Self-Assessment Examination – Rosemont, IL
2008 ASSH 63rd ASSH Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA
2008 AAOS Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA
2007 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2006 AAOS Elbow Reconstruction Course – Rosemont, IL
2006 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2005 ASSH 62nd ASSH Annual Meeting – San Antonio, TX
2005 ASSH Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Update Course – San Francisco, CA
2005 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL
2003 ASSH Shoulder and Elbow Course– New York, NY
2003 ASSH Arthritis & Tendonitis of Hand & Upper Extremity – New York, NY
2003 ASSH Self-Assessment Exam – Rosemont, IL

Publications & Presentations

Editor & Reviewer

Raymond Raven. IT editor.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Textbook of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. 2013

Books, Chapters, and Contributions

Dan A. Zlotolow, Raymond B. Raven III. Salvage procedures of the wrist. American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Textbook of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. 2013

Dan A. Zlotolow, Raymond B. Raven III. The ulnar side of the wrist. American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Textbook of Hand Surgery. 2013

Lifchez DS, McKee DM, Raven RB, Shafritz AB, Tueting JL: Guidelines for Ethical and Professional Use of Social Media in a Hand Surgery Practice.  Journal of Hand Surgery 2012;37A:2636–2631.

Zlotolow D, Raven R: Avoiding complications with volar plating of distal radial fractures.  Current

Orthopaedic Practice. 23(3):300-303, July/August 2012.

Zlotolow DA, Raven RB 3rd. Treatment Options After Failed Distal Radial Fracture Treatment (Salvage Procedures). Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2009 Apr;19(2):119-129. 

Peer Reviewed Publications

Raven RB 3rd, Kushner H, Nguyen D, Naam N, Curtin C. Analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum Among Subgroups of Patients With Dupuytren Contracture. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Mar 18.

Grimsrud C, Raven R, Fothergill AW, Kim HT. The in vitro elution characteristics of antifungal-loaded PMMA bone cement and calcium sulfate bone substitute. Orthopedics. 2011 Aug 8;33(8):e378-81.

Greene D, Maas CS, Carvalho G, Raven R. Epidemiology of facial injury in female blunt assault trauma cases. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 1999 Oct-Dec;1(3):288-291.

Greene D, Raven R, Carvalho G, Maas CS. Epidemiology of facial injury in blunt assault. Determinants of incidence and outcome in 802 patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Sep;123(9):923-928.

Azakie A, McElhinney DB, Thompson RW, Raven RB, Messina LM, Stoney RJ. Surgical management of subclavian-vein effort thrombosis as a result of thoracic outlet compression. J Vasc Surg. 1998 Nov;28(5):777-786

Macdonald MR, Spiegel JH, Raven RB, Kabaker SS, Maas CS. An anatomical approach to glabellar rhytids. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1998 Dec;123(12):1315-1320.

Hwang PH, Tami TA, Lee KC, Raven RB. Attitudes, knowledge, and practices of otolaryngologists treating patients infected with HIV. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Dec;113(6):733-739.

Presentations and Posters

Raven RB. Social Media and your Practice: How to Connect with and Inform your Patients and the Public. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2012, Chicago, Il. 

Raven RB. Leveraging Social Networking in Orthopaedics. 79th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Raven RB. Social Media and your Practice: How to Connect with and Inform your Patients and the Public. 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2011.

Raven RB 3rd. Botulinum Toxin: Treatment Option for Digital Ischemia in Raynaud’s Phenomena. 26th Annual Bradford Eaton Memorial Lecture. Littler-Eaton Hand Society – St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University School of Medicine. 2011

Wright RC, Yacoubian SV, Raven RB 3rd, Falkinstein Y, Yacoubian SV. Treatment of Proximal Femur Fractures using an Extended-Short Nail. Poster session presented at: 78th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2011 Feb 15-19, San Diego, CA.

Raven RB, Kushner H, Nguyen D. Analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Treatment with Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Among Subgroups of Patients with Dupuytren’s Contracture. Paper session presented at: 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2010

Oct 7-9, Boston, MA.

Raven RB. Hand Fracture Fixation Using a Novel Plating System. Presented at 65th Annual Meeting of The American Society for Surgery of the Hand; 2010 Oct 7-9, Boston, MA.

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