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Gary G. Poehling, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

310 Ratings
47 Comments
 

Gary G. Poehling, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Hand Surgery, Lower Extremity Trauma, Orthopaedics, Peripheral Nerve Repair, Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing, Sports Medicine

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Marquette University, 1964
  • M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, 1968
  • Internship, Surgery, Duke University Hospital, 1969
  • Residency, Surgery, Duke University Hospital, 1970
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Hospital, 1974
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Baker Childrens Hosp, 1975
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Hospital, 1976

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Alpha Kappa Kappa Marq Med Sch
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Am Assn Of University Professo
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Surgery Of The Foot
  • Am Soc Of Surgery Of The Hand
  • Anthroscopy Assn Of North Amer
  • Bowman Gray Ortho Alumni Assn
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S
  • Int'L Society Of The Knee
  • Int'l Arthroscopy Assn of NA
  • Int'l Assn Of Arthroscopy
  • Little Orthopaedic Club
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society
  • Robert P. Kelly Orthopaedic So
  • Southeastern Hand Club
  • Southern Medical Association

NPI Number

  • 1437133816
Gary G. Poehling, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

310 Ratings
47 Comments
 

Gary G. Poehling, M.D.

Professor, Orthopaedics
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

health services, research/outc

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Recent Publications

Vidt ME, Santago AC II, Tuohy CJ, Poehling GG, Freehill MT, Kraft RA, Marsh AP, Hegedus EJ, Miller ME, Saul KR. Assessments of fatty infiltration and muscle atrophy from a single magnetic resonance image slice are not predictive of 3-dimensional measurements. Arthroscopy. 2016;32(1):128-139.

Zhang G, Smith BP, Plate JF, Casanova R, Hsu FC, Li J, Xia L, Li KC, Poehling GG, Zhou X. A systematic approach to predicting the risk of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty revision. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016;24(6):991-999.

Vidt ME, Santago AC II, Marsh AP, Hegedus EJ, Tuohy CJ, Poehling GG, Freehill MT, Miller ME, Saul KR. The effects of a rotator cuff tear on activities of daily living in older adults: a kinematic analysis. J Biomech. 2016;49(4):611-617.

Plate JF, Augart MA, Seyler TM, Bracey DN, Hoggard A, Akbar M, Jinnah RH, Poehling GG. Obesity has no effect on outcomes following unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015;():.

Vidt ME, Santago AC II, Hegedus EJ, Marsh AP, Tuohy CJ, Poehling GG, Freehill MT, Miller ME, Saul KR. Can self-report instruments of shoulder function capture functional differences in older adults with and without a rotator cuff tear?. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2015;():.

Cartwright MS, Griffin LP, Dowlen H, Bargoil JM, Caress JB, Li ZJ, Defranzo AJ Jr, Wiesler ER, Tuohy CJ, Balakrishnan N, Molnar JA, Baute V, Koman LA, Poehling GG, Walker FO. A randomized trial of diagnostic ultrasound to improve outcomes in focal neuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2015;52(5):746-753.

Tamam C, Plate JF, Augart M, Poehling GG, Jinnah RH. Retrospective clinical and radiological outcomes after robotic assisted bicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Adv Orthop. 2015;2015():747309.

Mofidi A, Veravalli K, Jinnah RH, Poehling GG. Association and impact of patellofemoral dysplasia on patellofemoral arthropathy and arthroplasty. Knee. 2014;21(2):509-513.

Tamam C, Poehling GG. Robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2014;22(4):219-222.

Mofidi A, Lu B, Plate JF, Lang JE, Poehling GG, Jinnah RH. Effect of arthritis in other compartment after unicompartmental arthroplasty. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014;24(5):805-812.

Bhandari M, Tornetta P III, Rampersad SA, Sprague S, Heels-Ansdell D, Sanders DW, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Walter S, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB,. (Sample) size matters! An examination of sample size from the SPRINT trial study to prospectively evaluate reamed intramedullary nails in patients with tibial fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013;27(4):183-189.

Plate JF, Mofidi A, Mannava S, Smith BP, Lang JE, Poehling GG, Conditt MA, Jinnah RH. Achieving accurate ligament balancing using robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Adv Orthop. 2013;2013():837167.

Whitlock PW, Seyler TM, Northam CN, Smith TL, Poehling GG, Koman LA, Van Dyke ME. Effect of cyclic strain on tensile properties of a naturally derived, decellularized tendon scaffold seeded with allogeneic tenocytes and associated messenger RNA expression. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013;22(3):224-232.

Whitlock PW, Seyler TM, Parks GD, Ornelles DA, Smith TL, Van Dyke ME, Poehling GG. A novel process for optimizing musculoskeletal allograft tissue to improve safety, ultrastructural properties, and cell infiltration. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012;94(16):1458-1467.

Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Rogers S, Papadonikolakis A, Poehling GG. Arthroscopic debridement for osteochondral injury of the elbow trochlea: a case report with a long-term follow-up. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011;20(2):e18-e22.

Koman LA, Poehling GG, Smith BP, Smith TL, Chloros G. Complex regional pain syndrome In: Wolfe SW, Hotchkiss RN, Pederson WC, Kozin SH, eds. Green's operative hand surgery, vol 2. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone;2011: 1959-1988.

Mofidi A, Shields JS, Tan JS, Poehling GG, Stubbs AJ. Use of intraoperative computed tomography scanning in determining the magnitude of arthroscopic osteochondroplasty. Arthroscopy. 2011;27(7):1005-1013.

Simunovic N, Walter S, Devereaux PJ, Sprague S, Guyatt GH, Schemitsch E, Tornetta P III, Sanders D, Swiontkowski M, Bhandari M, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB, Wiesler ER,. Outcomes assessment in the SPRINT multicenter tibial fracture trial: adjudication committee size has trivial effect on trial results. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011;64(9):1023-1033.

Bak K, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Consensus statement on shoulder instability. Arthroscopy. 2010;26(2):249-255.

Busse JW, Bhandari M, Guyatt GH, Heels-Ansdell D, Mandel S, Sanders D, Schemitsch E, Swiontkowski M, Tornetta P III, Wai E, Walter SD, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB,. Use of both short musculoskeletal function assessment questionnaire and short form-36 among tibial-fracture patients was redundant. J Clin Epidemiol. 2009;62(11):1210-1217.

Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Current concepts in wrist arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2008;24(3):343-354.

Papadonikolakis A, Wiesler ER, Olympio MA, Poehling GG. Avoiding catastrophic complications of stroke and death related to shoulder surgery in the sitting position. Arthroscopy. 2008;24(4):481-482.

Mahirogullari M, Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Ferguson C, Poehling GG. Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral head. Joint Bone Spine. 2008;75(2):226-228.

Whitlock PW, Smith TL, Shilt JS, Poehling GG, Van Dyke ME. A tissue-engineered tendon scaffold [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):698.

Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP III, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Grana WA, Koman LA, Poehling GG, et al. Patient care, professionalism, and relations with industry [editorial]. Orthopedics. 2008;31(1):11-12.

Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP III, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Grana WA, Koman LA, Poehling GG, et al. Patient care, professionalism, and relations with industry [editorial]. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2008;17(2):67-68.

Sanders R, Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP III, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Koman LA, Poehling GG, et al. Patient care, professionalism and relations with industry [editorial]. J Orthop Trauma. 2008;22(2):79-80.

Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP III, D'Ambrosia R, Grana WA, Heckman JD, Koman LA, Poehling GG, et al. Patient care, professionalism, and relations with industry [editorial]. J Orthop Res. 2008;26(3):279-280.

Whitlock P, Seyler T, Smith T, Poehling G, Koman LA. Effect of strain on a novel cell-seeded scaffold for tendon and ligament reconstruction [abstract]. In: Program Book of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; 2008 Mar 2-5; San Francisco (CA). 2008;():1476.

Whitlock P, Poehling G, Smith T, VanDyke M, Shilt J. Development, characterization, and cell-seeding of a naturally-derived scaffold for tendon and ligament resconstruction [abstract]. In: Program Book of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; 2008 Mar 2-5; San Francisco (CA). 2008;():1481.

Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP III, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Koman LA, Poehling GG, et al. Patient care, professionalism, and relations with industry [editorial]. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008;16(1):1-3.

Bhandari M, Guyatt G, Tornetta P III, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Sanders D, Walter SD, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB, Wiesler ER, Ward WG, Shilt JS,. Randomized trial of reamed and unreamed intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(12):2567-2578.

Whitlock PW, Smith TL, Shilt JS, Poehling GG, Van Dyke ME. Development, characterization and cell-seeding of a novel biocompatible scaffold for tendon and ligament reconstruction [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A268.

Whitlock PW, Smith TL, Poehling GG, Shilt JS, Van Dyke M. A naturally derived, cytocompatible, and architecturally optimized scaffold for tendon and ligament regeneration. Biomaterials. 2007;28(29):4321-4329.

Mahirogullari M, Ferguson CM, Whitlock PW, Stabile KJ, Poehling GG. Freeze-dried allografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clin Sports Med. 2007;26(4):625-637.

Whitlock PW, Knutson J, Smith TL, Van Dyke ME, Shilt JS, Koman LA, Poehling GG. Effects of mechanical stimulation on a cell-seeded scaffold developed for tendon and ligament regeneration [abstract]. In: Transactions Online of the 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Oct 20-24; Honolulu (HI). 2007;():391.

Whitlock PW, Smith TL, Shilt JS, Van Dyke ME, Poehling GG. A novel scaffold for tendon and ligament regeneration derived from human allograft tissue [abstract]. In: Transactions Online of the 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Oct 20-24; Honolulu (HI). 2007;():188.

Whitlock PW, Smith TL, Shilt JS, Poehling GG, Van Dyke ME. Development of a biocompatible scaffold for tendon and ligament regeneration [abstract]. In: Transactions Online of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Feb 11-14; San Diego (CA). 2007;32():0333.

Tracy MR, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Arthroscopic management of triangular fibrocartilage tears in the athlete. Oper Tech Sports Med. 2006;14(2):95-100.

Farmer JM, Lee CA, Curl WW, Martin DF, Kortesis B, Poehling GG. Initial biomechanical properties of staple-anchor Achilles tendon allograft and interference screw bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft fixation for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in a cadaveric model. Arthroscopy. 2006;22(10):1040-1045.

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Professor, Orthopaedics

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Hand Surgery, Lower Extremity Trauma, Orthopaedics, Peripheral Nerve Repair, Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing, Sports Medicine
Gary G. Poehling, M.D.

Gary G. Poehling, M.D.

Professor, Orthopaedics
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Gary G. Poehling, M.D.310 Ratings
47 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

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4/13/2016

Outstanding in every way! I would highly recommend *Dr. Poehling.

3/16/2016

Excellent experience.

3/16/2016

He talked more to the person transcribing his treatment than directly to me.

3/10/2016

*Dr. Poehling is an excellent physician/surgeon I wish him well in retirement - He will be missed.

3/4/2016

OK.

3/2/2016

Excellent

2/25/2016

*Dr. Poehling is one of kind, intelligence, good common since, speaks to you, ask and answers question well.

2/24/2016

I could not ask for better care than what I get from *Dr. Poehling and *Mr. Rudical.

2/17/2016

Dr. Gary Poehling is an excellent physician. He is concerned about his patients and he strives to make sure patients fully understand his diagnoses and explanations.

2/15/2016

*Dr. Gary Poehling is a caring, professional, excellent, and thorough physician.

2/15/2016

*Dr. Gary Poehling is an excellent physician. I'm grateful to have him as a provider to me -

2/12/2016

*Dr. Poehling and *Hal Rudiscil are awesome!!

1/11/2016

A good experience!!

1/8/2016

Easy to talk with.

1/7/2016

I was well pleased -

1/7/2016

#10. Need to include extremely the best.

1/5/2016

This doctor is professional, concerned about my problem, wanted to get to the reason for my excruciating pain ( broken bones), & provide a solution for healing. He is the best orthopedic surgeon, Doctor, in this city!

1/3/2016

DR. Poehling is GREAT!!!!! All of his staff are GREAT !!!

1/1/2016

I was completely satisfied in every way.

12/31/2015

Dr. P is personable, attentive and knowledgeable. His three comments at our meeting have provided me with a better framework as I work through leg pain.

12/17/2015

Dr. Poehling is great

12/15/2015

Dr Peohling is AWESOME! Very professional. Great communications. Friendly and caring.

12/10/2015

*Dr. Poehling is the best.

11/18/2015

I have the highest regard for *Dr. Poehling & his staff. My quality of life has been greatly enhanced - No pain or very little. Thank *Dr. Poehling staff & God.

11/11/2015

Very good.

11/6/2015

In fact someone recommended him to me.

11/1/2015

Very thorough.

10/27/2015

I have been seeing Dr Poehling for 30 years he is wonderful caring doctor I would rate as the best.

10/2/2015

What a warm, kind, knowledgeable physician. He diagnosed the problem immediately and gave great alternative before having surgery. He instills trust by establishing a good rapport. Very pleased with him.

9/29/2015

Every time I visit the doctor is so very nice and concerned, love his interest in my health.

9/29/2015

In the middle of the visit Dr. Poehlin'g phone rang and he stepped outside to answer the call. I found that to be rude and unproffessional.

8/10/2015

I felt that he really cared and wanted me to call anytime if there was a concern and that he would respond immediately

8/10/2015

I have recommended *Dr. Gary Poehling many times.

8/7/2015

I have had surgery by this provider before. Quite confident!

8/4/2015

Love this doctor...very kind.

8/3/2015

*Dr. Poehling is one of the best physicians I've seen. He LISTENS takes his time, & is interested. I have referred MANY patients to him.

7/31/2015

*Doctor Poehling explained the tests results so I understood - had empathy - but stressed to my husband & I what "should be done" - Bur the decision was mine to make - so I was part of the plan.

7/30/2015

Very good care.

7/14/2015

I like this doctor very very much

7/14/2015

Excellent rating.

7/8/2015

*Dr. Poehling is an excellent MD and a very talented blessed person, I have been an RN + 38 years and he is one of the best I have ever worked with.

7/6/2015

Very trustworthy.

7/2/2015

He is the best which is why I drive from VA to see him -

6/30/2015

Dr. Poehling is an exceptional physician and a dying breed of excellence surgical skills and bedside manner.

6/29/2015

I have almost 20 yrs of experience with *Dr. Poehling. He should be the example for every physician @ Baptist to follow.

6/25/2015

*Dr. Poehling just needs to do better communication with patients and not cut them off before they can get a word in - should be able to explain the surgery performed better.

6/23/2015

very good medical attention by the doctor and his staff

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