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W. Andrew Eglseder, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Professor

Primary Appointment:



R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

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Education and Training

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD

Naval Hospital of Portsmouth, Internship in General Surgery

University of Maryland Medical System, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Louisville, Humana Hospital, Fellowship in Hand Surgery


Dr. Eglseder is an accomplished Professor of Orthopaedics who specializes in hand surgery, orthopaedic traumatology, and upper extremity reconstruction at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Hand surgery, orthopaedic traumatology, upper extremity reconstruction

Highlighted Publications

Hamaker M, Zheng A, Eglseder WA, Pensy RA. The adult Monteggia fracture: Patterns and incidence of annular ligament incarceration among 121 cases at a single institution over 19 years. J Hand Surg Am 2017 [Epub ahead of print, September 26].

Eglseder WA, Paryavi E. Intercondylar fractures of the distal humerus in patients younger than 20 years: Capsulectomy results. J Surg Orthop Adv 2017;26(2):98–101.

Schwartz BS, Paryavi E, Eglseder WA, Pensy RA, Abzug JM. Brachial artery transection after a closed traumatic isolated medial epicondyle fracture in a pediatric patient: A case report. Hand (N Y) 2017;12(5):NP127–NP131.

Hamaker M, O'Hara NN, Eglseder WA, Sciadini MF, Nascone JW, O'Toole RV. Radiographic predictors of symptomatic screw removal after retrograde femoral nail insertion. Injury 2017;48(3):758–762.

Houdek MT, Wagner ER, Pensy RA, Eglseder WA. Extensor digitorum brevis flap for the coverage of ankle and dorsal foot wounds: A technical trick. J Orthop Trauma 2016;30(12):e404–e408.

Alexander C, Abzug JM, Johnson AJ, Pensy RA, Eglseder WA, Paryavi E. Motorcyclist's thumb: Carpometacarpal injuries of the thumb sustained in motorcycle crashes. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2016;41(7):707–709.

Additional Publication Citations

Paryavi E, Christian MW, Eglseder WA, Pensy RA. Sustentaculum lunatum: Appreciation of the palmar lunate facet in management of complex intra-articular fractures of the distal radius. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2015;44(9):E303–E307.

Paryavi E, Gilotra MN, Johnson AJ, Pensy RA, Eglseder WA, Abzug JM. Upper extremity injuries in motorcyclists: Implications for mortality and need for rehabilitation services. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015;78(5):1021–1025.

Selvam P, Wilderson J, Dubina A, Eglseder WA, Pensy R. Comparison of intramedullary fixation techniques in the maintenance of functional anatomy of the elbow after fixation of the proximal ulna. J Surg Orthop Adv 2015;24(1):18–21.

Paryavi E, Pensy RA, Higgins TF, Chia B, Eglseder WA. Salvage of upper extremities with humeral fracture and associated brachial artery injury. Injury 2014;45(12):1870–1875.

DiMauro JP, Eglseder WA. Fracture of the radial styloid and concomitant first dorsal compartment musculotendinous injuries. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2014;43(2):83–88.

Whitney A, O'Toole RV, Hui E, Sciadini MF, Pollak AN, Manson TT, Eglseder WA, Andersen RC, LeBrun C, Doro C, Nascone JW. Do one-time intracompartmental pressure measurements have a high false-positive rate in diagnosing compartment syndrome? J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014;76(2):479–483.

Kaufman AM, Pensy RA, O'Toole RV, Eglseder WA. Safety of immediate open reduction and internal fixation of geriatric open fractures of the distal radius. Injury 2014;45(3):534–539.