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Dr. Hirose CV

Personal Information

Work Address: The Coughlin Clinic, 1075 Curtis Road Suite 300, Boise, Idaho   83706 

Employment                   

  • The Coughlin Clinic, Boise, Idaho: 2009 to present
  • Panorama Orthopaedics and Spine Center, Golden, Colorado: 2004 to 2009 

Education 

  • 2003-2004
    • Foot and Ankle Fellowship The Foundation for Orthopaedic Athletic & Reconstructive Research, Houston, Texas
    • Director:  Leland A. Winston, M.D. and Thomas O. Clanton, M.D.
  • 1999-2003
    • Washington University Medical School Orthopaedic  Surgical Residency,  St. Louis,  Missouri
    • Chairman:  Richard Gelberman M.D.
  • 1997-1999
    • Washington University Medical School General Surgical Residency,  St. Louis, Missouri
    • Chairman:  Timothy Eberlein M.D.
  • 1996-1997
    • Washington University Medical School General Surgical Internship,  St. Louis, Missouri
    • Chairman:  Samuel Wells M.D.
  • 1991-1996
    • University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • M.D.  June 1996
    • Early Admission Acceptance 1988
  • 1993-1994
    • Howard Hughes Research Scholar Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
  • 1986-1990
    • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A.  Magna cum laude
    • Major:  Chemistry with distinction in Chemistry comprehensives

Awards                               

  • America’s Top Orthopedists 2013
  • America’s Top Orthopedists 2012
  • America’s Top Orthopedists 2011
  • America’s Top Orthopedists 2010
  • Saint Alphonsus New Physician Partnership Award, Boise, Idaho February 2012
    • Nominated for:  Exceptional Team Work with Staff
  • Shining Star Service Award December 2011 Excellent Patient Customer Service
    • Recognized for going Above & Beyond for Saint Alphonsus Patients
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Group Most Likely to be Recommended Physician Award for 95% Patient Satisfaction, Boise, Idaho 2010
  • Walter A. Smith Award Best Lecture North Pacific Orthopaedic Society 85th Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho September 2010
  • Shining Star Service Award 2010 Excellent Patient Customer Service, Recognized for going Above & Beyond for Saint Alphonsus Patients
  • AOFAS Summer Meeting Best Fellowship Presentation Award 2004
  • Washington University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics Resident Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching 2003
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Medical Student Achievement Award 1996
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 1996
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Early admission acceptance, 1988
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Sigma Xi

Extracurricular                 

  • President North Pacific Orthopaedic Society 2013-2014
  • Meet Me Mondays Walk with a Doc with Dr. Coughlin and Dr. Hirose  Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  April 15, 2013
  • President Elect North Pacific Orthopaedic Society  2012-2013
  • Saint Alphonsus Co Management Foot and Ankle Chair  2012 to present
  • Saint Alphonsus Leadership Council 2012 to Dec 31, 2015
  • Research Council Board Saint Alphonsus Health System 2011 to present
  • Board of Directors North Pacific Orthopaedic Society  September 19, 2011 to September 18, 2013
  • Teaching Physician: Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, 2011 to present
  • Director of Research Saint Alphonsus Coughlin Clinic 2010 to present
  • Vice President Panorama Orthopaedics Research and Education Foundation 2008
  • Golden Ridge Surgery Center Clinical Review Committee 2008-2009
  • Master of Ceremonies Panorama Orthopaedics 8th Annual Walk for Joint Health 2008
  • Team Physician D’Evelyn High School Football 2008
  • Team Physician D’Evelyn High School Football 2007
  • Team Physician Chatfield High School Football 2006
  • Team Physician Chatfield High School Football 2005

Licensure                       

  • Idaho
    June 24, 2009-present
  • Oregon
    October 26, 2009-present
  • Colorado
    July 6, 2004 – present
  • Missouri
    June 1999-present
  • Passed Qualification Exam of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    July 28, 2006
  • Elected Fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    March 9, 2008

Professional Societies

  • International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons - August 2, 2012
  • North Pacific Orthopaedic Society - May 24, 2010
  • Idaho Medical Association - 2009
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow March 9, 2008
  • American Foot and Ankle Society- Fellow March 12, 2004
    • Active Member May 6, 2008
  • American Medical Association
  • Colorado Medical Society - 2003
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - 1996
  • Phi Beta Kappa - 1990
  • Sigma Xi - 1990

Reviewer                        

  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research - 2013 to present
  • Bone & Joint - 2012 to present
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British - 2010 to 2012 

Research Papers          

  • Jastifer JR, Coughlin MJ, Doty JF, Stevens FR, Hirose C, Kemp TJ. Sensory Nerve Dysfunction and Hallux Valgus Correction: A Prospective Study.  Foot Ankle Int. 2014 May 7
  • Hirose CB, Gamboa J, Coughlin MJ. Concomitant First and Second Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis for Intractable Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint Pain.  Accepted Foot and Ankle International, in press.
  • Jastifer JR, Coughlin MJ, Doty JF, Stevens FR, Hirose C, Kemp TJ. Osteochondral Lesions in Surgically Treated Hallux Valgus.  Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Apr 7.
  • Doty JF, Coughlin MJ, Hirose C, Stevens F, Schutt S, Kennedy M, Grebing B, Smith B, Cooper T, Golanó P, Viladot R, Remington R. First metatarsocuneiform joint mobility: radiographic, anatomic, and clinical characteristics of the articular surface.  Foot Ankle Int. 2014 May;35(5):504-11.
  • Jastifer JR, Coughlin MJ, Schutt S, Hirose C, Kennedy M, Grebing B, Smith B, Cooper T, Golano P, Viladot R, Doty JF. Comparison of radiographic and anatomic distal metatarsal articular angle in cadaver feet.  Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Apr;35(4):389-93.
  • Doty J, Coughlin M, Hirose C, Kemp T.  Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis With a Hybrid Locking Plate and Plantar Neuralization Screw:  A Prospective Study.  Foot and Ankle International 34(11):1535-1540, 2013.
  • Doty JF, Coughlin MJ, Schutt S, Hirose C, Kennedy M, Grebing B, Smith B, Cooper T, Golano P, Viladot R, Remington R.  Articular Chondral Damage of the First Metatarsal Head and Sesamoids:  Analysis of Cadaver Hallux Valgus.  Foot and Ankle International 34(8):1090-1096, 2013.
  • Michael J. Coughlin, Shane A. Schutt, Christopher B. Hirose, Michael J. Kennedy. Brett R. Grebing, Bertil W. Smith, Truitt Cooper, Pau Golano, Ramon Viladot.  Metatarsophalangeal Joint Pathology in Crossover Second Toe Deformity:  A Cadaveric Study.  Foot and Ankle International 33(2):133-140, 2012.
  • Michael J. Coughlin, MD; Travis J. Kemp, MD; and Christopher B. Hirose, MD Turf Toe:  Soft Tissue and Osteocartilaginous Injury to the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint   The Physician and Sportsmedicine 38(1):2010
  • Kemp TJ, Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ, Otto R Treatment of Chronic Tophaceous Gout with a Wound Vacuum-Assist Device.  Foot and Ankle International 31(8):729-731, 2010.
  • Kemp TJ, Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ Fracture of the Second Metatarsal Following Suture Button Fixation Device in the Correction of Hallux Valgus.  Foot and Ankle International 31(8):712-716, 2010.
  • Hirose CB, Wright RW Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (pseudogout) after total knee arthroplasty.  J Arthroplasty 22(2):273-6, 2007.
  • Zhu F, Johnson JE, Hirose CB, Bae TK Chronic Plantar Fasciitis:  Acute Changes in the Heel after Extracorporeal High Energy Shock Wave: Observations at MR Imaging.  Radiology.  234(1):206-210, 2005.
  • Hirose CB, Johnson JE Plantarflexion Opening Wedge Medial Cuneiform Osteotomy for Correction of Fixed Forefoot Varus Associated with Flatfoot Deformity   Foot and Ankle International  25(8):568-74, 2004.
  • Roh H, Boswell CB, Hirose CB,  Pippin JA, Drebin JA Synergistic Antitumor Effects of HER2/neu Antisense Oligodeoxynucleotides and Conventional Chemotherapeutic agents, Surgery 126(2): 413-21, Aug 1999.
  • Roh H, Pippin, JA, Green DW, Boswell DB, Hirose C, Mokadam NA, Drebin JA HER2/neu antisense targeting of human breast carcinoma, Oncogene 19:6138-6143, 2000.
  • Fowler DH, Breglio J, Nagel G, Hirose CB, Gress RE  Allospecific CD4+, Th1/Th2 and CD8+ Tc1/Tc2 Populations in Murine GVL:  Type I Cells Generate GVL, Type II Cells Abrogate GVL.  Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 1996, 2, 118-25.
  • Mohrig JR, Hirose C, et al. “The Diastero-Selectivity of Enolate Anion Protonation.” The Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1997,119, 479-486.

Chapters

  • Christopher B. Hirose, Faustin Stevens, Michael J. Coughlin.  Arthritic Conditions of the Foot.  Surgery of the Foot and Ankle 9th Ed.  Mosby Elsevier.  In press.
  • Christopher Hirose and Michael Coughlin.  Hallux Valgus:  Proximal and Distal First Metatarsal Osteotomy.  Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures.  AAOS, 2013.
  • Christopher B. Hirose, Thomas O. Clanton, Robert M. Wood Etiology of Injury to the Foot and Ankle.  DeLee and Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Principles and Practice  3rd Ed.  Philadelphia, PA.  2171-2205, 2010.
  • Hirose CB, McGarvey Innovations in Peripheral Nerve Problems:  Peripheral Nerve Entrapments.  Foot Ankle Clin. 9(2):255-69, 2004.
  • Johnson JE, Hirose CB  Secondary Interdigital Neuroma Resection.  Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, The Foot and Ankle, 2nd Ed.  Philadelphia, PA. 183-195, 2002.

Commentary

  • Hirose CB Twenty-year follow-up of conservatively treated 'isolated' posterior malleolar ankle fractures: a case series Further Opinions JBJS British 2011
  • Hirose CB Osteosynthesis of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures:  Long Term Review of 47 Cases.  Further Opinions JBJS British 2010

Platform Presentations

  • Hirose CB  Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement. Montana Orthopaedic Society, Big Sky, Montana January 17-19, 2014.
  • Hirose CB  The Cotton Osteotomy and Lower Extremity Alignment.  Montana Orthopaedic Society, Big Sky, Montana January 17-19, 2014.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Arthroplasty.  VA Medical Center Lecture Series Grand Rounds, Boise, Idaho October 10, 2013.
  • Hirose CB  Internal Fixation of Ankle Fractures. Principles Course of Fracture Management for Operating Room Personnel:  A team approach to AO techniques.  Depuy synthes  Nursing Continuing Education.  Boise, Idaho  October 5, 2013.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Fractures:  A Comparison Between the Healthy and the Diabetic. Ada County Medical Education Consortium St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds, Boise, Idaho October 4, 2013.
  • Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ  Total Ankle Arthroplasty.  Treatment options for Knee and Ankle Pain:  Total Ankle Arthroplasty.  Canyon Crest Event Center.  Twin Falls, Idaho  April 4, 2013.
  • Hirose CB  Hallux Valgus Deformities. Canyon Crest Event Center.  Twin Falls, Idaho  April 4, 2013.
  • Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ  Treatment Options for Joint and Back Pain.  STAR Ankle and Makoplasty.  January Education Seminar St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, McCleary Auditorium, Boise, Idaho January 16, 2013.
  • Hirose CB  Diabetic Foot and Ankle Fractures.  VA Medical Center Lecture Series, Boise, Idaho January 3, 2013.
  • Hirose CB  Preliminary Results STAR Total Ankle Replacement vs. Ankle Fusion.  Masters Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement Training Course, Chicago, Illinois October 13, 2012
  • Hirose CB  The Importance of Lower Extremity Alignment  87th Annual Meeting North Pacific Orthopaedic Society  Seattle, Washington  September 16, 2012. 
  • Hirose CB  Diabetic Fractures. St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds, Boise, Idaho September 7, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  Plantarflexion Opening Wedge Medial Cuneiform Osteotomy:  The Cotton Osteotomy.  International Travelling Fellows Symposium, Coughlin Clinic.  Boise Idaho July 4, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  How I do Bunions.  Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Symposium 2012.  Sun Valley Idaho May 3-5, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  My Worst Complication.  Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Symposium 2012.  Sun Valley Idaho May 3-5, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  Techniques and Research Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle.  Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Symposium 2012.  Sun Valley Idaho May 3-5, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Replacement for Ankle Arthritis.  Saint Alphonsus Nampa Evening Public Lecure Series, Nampa, Idaho April 25, 2012.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Arthroplasty.  First Scientific Meeting APSFAS.  Chongqing, China October, 2011.
  • Hirose CB  Necrotizing Fasciitis:  All You Need to Know, and All that You Don’t Want to Know  WOCN  Society Regional Conference (Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses) Boise, Idaho, September 9, 2011.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle and Foot Injuries in Diabetics.  VA Medical Center Lecture Series, Boise, Idaho Jan 20, 2011.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Arthroplasty  85th Annual Meeting North Pacific Orthopaedic Society  Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho September 25, 2010.  Winner  Walter A. Smith Award Best Lecture.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Arthritis:   Current Treatment Strategies.   3rd Annual Arthritis Symposium:  Keeping in Step—Living Well with Arthritis  Saint Alphonsus Hospital, Boise, Idaho June 19, 2010.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Arthroplasty:  The Promises, the Pitfalls, and the Future:  Comparison with Ankle Fusion  St. Elizabeth Hospital, Baker City, Oregon June 2010.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Fractures:  A Comparison Between the Healthy and the Diabetic.  Mercy Medical Center Grand Rounds, Nampa, Idaho June 9, 2010.
  • Hirose CB, Temp TJ, Coughlin MJ  Idaho Academy of Family Physicians 62nd Annual Conference Half Day Foot Conference: The Sprained Ankle, Tendon Problems about The Foot and Ankle, Nerve Problems of the Leg and Hindfoot, Treatment of Intractable Plantar Keratoses and Warts by the Primary Care Physician; Use of Orthotics  West Yellowstone, MT  May 2010.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Sprains and Tendon Injuries.  Micron Corporation, Boise, Idaho May 2010.
  • Hirose CB  Total Ankle Arthroplasty  St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Workman’s Comp Group, Boise, Idaho May 2010.
  • Hirose CB   Tendon Ruptures Motive Power Locomotive Factory, Boise, Idaho February 2010.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Fractures:  A Comparison Between the Healthy and the Diabetic.  Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds, Boise, Idaho November 20, 2009.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle The Complicated Ankle Sprain.  Colorado Sports Medicine Symposium, Golden, Colorado  2008.
  • Hirose CB  Diabetic Foot and Ankle:  General Considerations.  Colorado Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Keystone, Colorado 2006.
  • Hirose CB  It's just an Ankle Sprain.  33rd Annual Spring Orthopedic Day, Westminster, Colorado  2006.
  • Hirose CB  Chronic Ankle Instability:  Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes.  Colorado Sports Medicine Symposium, Golden, Colorado 2006.
  • Hirose CB, Johnson JE The Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Evaluation of the Local Tissue Effects of High Dose Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Chronic Proximal Plantar Fasciitis  21st Annual Summer Meeting, American Orthopaedics of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Boston 2005.
  • Hirose CB  Ankle Arthritis:  Current Operative Management Strategies  32nd Annual Spring Orthopedic Day, Westminster, Colorado  2005.
  • Hirose CB  Foot and Ankle Injuries.  Primary Care Physicians Series I Hands on Evaluations, Littleton, Colorado 2005.
  • Hirose CB, Clanton TO  Complications of Flatfoot Correction Using Allograft  20th Annual Summer Meeting, American Orthopaedics of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Seattle 2004.  Winner Best Fellowship Presentation Award
  • Christopher B. Hirose, MD; Joseph Borrelli, Jr., MD; Scott Mitchell, MD; William M. Ricci, MD Closed Tibia Shaft Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Complications and Relative Risk Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City 2003.
  • Hirose CB, Johnson JE  The Use of  Plantarflexion Opening Wedge Medial Cuneiform Osteotomy for Correction of Fixed Forefoot Varus Associated with Flatfoot Deformity  33rd Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 2003.
  • Hirose CB, Johnson JE  Plantarflexion Opening Wedge Medial Cuneiform Osteotomy for Correction of Fixed Forefoot Varus Associated with Flatfoot Deformity.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 70th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2003.
  • Hirose C, Green D, Roh H, Pippin J, Drebin JA  Optimization of antisense oligonucleotides targeting the HER2/neu oncogene.  Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, 1999.
  • Drebin JA, Roh H, Boswell CB, Hirose C, Pippin J, Synergistic anti-tumor effects of HER2/neu antisense oligodeoxynucleotides and conventional chemotherapeutic agents.  Annual Meeting of the Society of University Surgeons, 1999.

Abstracts

  • Hirose CB, Kemp TJ, Seibert P, Coughlin MJ, First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Sensory Changes after Hallux Valgus Correction.  4th Meeting of International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies, Nara, Japan, September 23, 2011.

Poster Abstracts

  • Hirose CB, Gamboa J, Couglin MJ.  First and Second Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis for Failed Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint Surgery.  AOFAS Annual Meeting, Hollywood, Florida, July 2013.
  • Hirose CB, Aotsuka N, Cohen PA,  Kurasawa K, Fowler DH, Gress RE,  Donor Anti-host CD4+ Lymphocytes of Th1 Cytokine Phenotype Generate a Graft-Versus-Leukemia Effect:  Inhibition by Th2-Type CD4+ Lymphocytes.  1994  •Experimental Immunology Branch and *Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD  20892. ≠HHMI-NIH Research Scholar.

Moderator

  • Scientific Program.  North Pacific Orthopaedic Society 88th Annual Meeting  Sunriver, Oregon  September 14, 2013.
  • Paper Session 9:  Ankle.  AOFAS Annual Meeting Hollywood, Florida  July, 2013.
  • Microsurgery.   First Scientific Meeting APSFAS.  Chongqing, China October, 2011.

Faculty

  • Principles Course of Fracture Management for Operating Room Personnel:  A team approach to AO techniques.  Depuy synthes  Nursing Continuing Education.  Boise, Idaho  October 5, 2013.
  • Masters Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement Training Course, Chicago, Illinois October 12-14, 2012.
  • Nursing Continuing Education:  Principles Course of Fracture Management for Operating Room Personnel A Team Approach to AO Techniques.  Boise, Idaho  October 4-5, 2013.

Mentor

  • Joseph Gamboa Medical Student University of Utah.  Winner 16th Annual Frank B. Smith Research Award: Concomitant First and Second Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis for Intractable Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint Pain
  • Resident Orthopaedic Rotation Dr. Hirose at the Coughlin Clinic:
    • Tara Whitaker MD
    • Thomas Hoke MD
    • Tobi Gopon MD
    • Shakira Bandolin MS4
    • Leslie Lewis PA student
    • Abby Hoke MD
    • Andrea Esplin MD
    • Daniel Ross MD
  • Premedical Student Rotatiion Dr. Hirose at the Coughlin Clinic
    • Kayla Okerse

TV Interviews

  • Nominated for Best Surgeon:  Best of Treasure Valley Idaho Statesman Newspaper 2014.
  • Christopher Hirose  Channel 6 ABC Interview:  Lower Extremity Amputations.  Boise, Idaho  April 21, 2014.
  • Christopher Hirose and Ryan Larrando  Channel 7 KTVB Interview:  Athletes and return to sport after ankle fractures.  Boise Idaho,  October 27, 2013
  • Christopher Hirose and Carolyn Holly Channel 7 KTVB Healthy Idaho:  Total Ankle Replacement.   Boise, Idaho, April 4, 2013.
  • Christopher Hirose and Carolyn Holly Channel 7 KTVB Healthy Idaho:  Are your shoes good for you?  Boise, Idaho, April 13, 2011.

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