Christopher Jones, M.D.

Christopher Jones, M.D.
Dr. Jones is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery. He serves as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College. After graduating from Lafayette College and Penn State with advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering, he worked for three years designing orthopaedic instruments and implants.

Dr. Jones graduated from New York University School of Medicine and trained at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the country’s leading trauma centers.  He completed advanced training in upper extremity surgery at C.V. Starr in New York City and pediatric hand surgery at Dallas’s Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.  Dr. Jones continues to treat general orthopaedic trauma cases in addition to hand and upper extremity conditions.

Dr. Jones is a member of numerous professional societies including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Education
  • B.S., Lafayette College
  • M.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Residency, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity, C.V. Starr Hand Center
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

PUBLICATIONS, PEER REVIEWED

Lutsky KF, Jones CM, Kim N, Medina J, Matzon JL, Beredjiklian PK. Frequency of Incidental Median Thenar Motor Nerve Branch Visualization During Mini-Open and Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. Hand (N Y). 2017 Jan;12(1):60-63. doi: 10.1177/1558944716643095. PubMed PMID: 28082845; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC5207277.

Gutowski CJ, Darvish K, Ilyas AM, Jones CM. Interosseous Ligament and Transverse Forearm Stability: A Biomechanical Cadaver Study. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Dec 20. pii: S0363-5023(16)30993-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.013. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28011034.

Jones CM, Beredjiklian PK.   Radial Head Arthroplasty Understuffing in the Setting of Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation. JBJS Case Connector. 2016 Oct 12: 6(4): e81

Kim N, Matzon JL, Abboudi J, Jones C, Kirkpatrick W, Leinberry CF, Liss FE,
Lutsky KF, Wang ML, Maltenfort M, Ilyas AM. A Prospective Evaluation of Opioid Utilization After Upper-Extremity Surgical Procedures: Identifying Consumption Patterns and Determining Prescribing Guidelines. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Oct 19;98(20):e89. Review. PubMed PMID: 27869630.

Jones C, Beredjiklian P, Matzon JL, Kim N, Lutsky K. Incidence of an Anomalous
Course of the Palmar Cutaneous Branch of the Median Nerve During Volar Plate
Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Aug;41(8):841-4. doi:
10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.05.011. PubMed PMID: 27311863.

Ketonis C, Kim N, Liss F, Zmistowski B, Matzon J, Leinberry C, Wang M, Jones
C, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Ilyas AM. Wide Awake Trigger Finger Release Surgery:
Prospective Comparison of Lidocaine, Marcaine, and Exparel. Hand (N Y). 2016
Jun;11(2):177-83. doi: 10.1177/1558944715627618. PubMed PMID: 27390559; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4920533.

Abboudi J, Jones CM. Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Extension Block Splint.
Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun;11(2):152-60. doi: 10.1177/1558944715614856. PubMed PMID:
27390555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4920522.

Padegimas EM, Warrender WJ, Jones CM, Ilyas AM. Metacarpal Neck Fractures: A
Review of Surgical Indications and Techniques. Arch Trauma Res. 2016 May
23;5(3):e32933. Review. PubMed PMID: 27800460; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5078834.

Aynardi MC, Jones CM. Bilateral upper arm compartment syndrome after a
vigorous cross-training workout. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Mar;25(3):e65-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.11.061. PubMed PMID: 26927437.

Gutowski C, Darvish K, Liss FE, Ilyas AM, Jones CM. Use of High-Speed X ray and Video to Analyze Distal Radius Fracture Pathomechanics. Orthop Clin North Am. 2015 Oct;46(4):571-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2015.06.015. Epub 2015 Aug 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 26410645.

Tulipan J, Jones CM, Ilyas AM. The Effect of Osteoporosis on Healing of Distal Radius Fragility Fractures. Orthop Clin North Am. 2015 Oct;46(4):541-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2015.06.012. Epub 2015 Aug 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 26410642.

Gutowski CJ, Darvish K, Ilyas AM, Jones CM. Comparison of crossed screw versus plate fixation for radial neck fractures. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Jul 6. pii: S0268-0033(15)00186-2. doi: 10.1016/ j.clinbiomech. 2015.07.001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26184087.

Miller AJ, Rivlin M, Kirkpatrick W, Abboudi J, Jones C. Fingertip Amputation Treatment: A Survey Study. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Sep;44(9):E331-9.PubMed PMID: 26372760.

Jones CM, Kam CC, Ouellette EA, Milne EL, Kaimrajh D, Latta LL.  Comparison of 2 Forearm Reconstructions for Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation: A Cadaver Study.  Journal of Hand Surgery, Apr 2012; v37:741-747.

Jones CM, Baldrighi C, Mills J, Bush P, Ezaki M, Oishi S.  Oculodentaldigital Dysplasia: Ulnar-Sided Syndactyly and its Associated Disorders.  Journal of Hand Surgery. Nov 2011; v36: 1816-1821.
 
Kam CC, Jones CM, Fennema JL, Latta LL, Ouellette AE, Evans PJ.  Suture-Button Construct for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociations: A Biomechanical Study.  Journal of Hand Surgery. Oct 2010; v35 (A): 1626-1632.

Iesaka K, Jaffe WL, Jones CM, Kummer FJ.  The Effects of Fluid Penetration and Interfacial Porosity on the Fixation of Cemented Femoral Components.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume.  Sept 2005; v87 (9): 1298-302.

Jones CM, Horlick M, Coyle D, editors.  Dec 2003 issue: v5, n12. Virtual Mentor: Ethics and Professionalism Journal of the American Medical Association.  Available online at: www.virtualmentor.org.

Schmidt BL, Kung L, Jones CM, Casap N.  Induced Osteogenesis by Periosteal Distraction.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Oct. 2002; v60: 1170-75.

Jones CM, Lee JG, Santavicca D.  Closed-Loop Active Control of Combustion Instabilities using Subharmonic Secondary Fuel Injection.  Journal of Propulsion and Power.  July 1999; v15: 584-590.

PUBLICATIONS, PEER REVIEWED, GROUP AUTHORSHIP

Claessen FM, Stoop N, Doornberg JN, Guitton TG, van den Bekerom MP, Ring D;
Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group).. Interpretation of Post-operative Distal Humerus
Radiographs After Internal Fixation: Prediction of Later Loss of Fixation. J Hand
Surg Am. 2016 Oct;41(10):e337-e341. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.07.094. PubMed PMID:
27522299.

Becker SJ, Bruinsma WE, Guitton TG, van der Horst CM, Strackee SD, Ring D;
Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group) Interobserver Agreement of the Eaton-Glickel
Classification for Trapeziometacarpal and Scaphotrapezial Arthrosis. J Hand Surg
Am. 2016 Apr;41(4):532-540.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.12.028. Epub 2016 Jan 27.
PubMed PMID: 26826947.

Döring AC, Hageman MG, Mulder FJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group) Trigger Finger: Assessment of Surgeon and Patient Preferences and Priorities for Decision Making.  J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Oct 3. pii: S0363-5023(14)01152-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.08.010. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25283491

Hageman MG, Jayakumar P, King JD, Guitton TG, Doornberg JN, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group) The factors influencing the decision making of operative treatment for proximal humeral fractures.  J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Aug 26. pii: S1058-2746(14)00274-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.05.013. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25168346

Hageman MG, Kinaci A, Ju K, Guitton TG, Mudgal CS, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group). Carpal tunnel syndrome: assessment of surgeon and patient preferences and priorities for decision-making. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1799-1804.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.035. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID: 25087865

Tosti R, Ilyas AM, Mellema JJ, Guitton TG, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group). Interobserver variability in the treatment of little finger metacarpal neck fractures.  J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1722-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.05.023. Epub 2014 Jul 14. PMID: 25034789

Bruinsma WE, Guitton T, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of the Science of Variation Group). Radiographic loss of contact between radial head fracture fragments is moderately reliable. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014  ul;472(7):2113-9. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3592-z.  PMID: 24711128

Gradl G, Neuhaus V, Fuchsberger T, Guitton TG, Prommersberger KJ, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of Science of Variation Group Authorship).  Radiographic Diagnosis of Scapholunate Dissociation Among Intra-articular Fractures of the Distal Radius: Interobserver Reliability. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep;38(9):1685-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.05.039. Epub 2013 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 23910379.

Neuhaus V, Bot AG, Guitton TG, Ring DC, Jones CM (as part of Science of Variation Group Authorship). Scapula Fractures: Interobserver Reliability of Classification and Treatment. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23629469.

Hageman MG, Becker SJ, Bot AG, Guitton T, Ring D, Jones CM (as part of Science of Variation Group Authorship). Variation in recommendation for surgical treatment for compressive neuropathy. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 May;38(5):856-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.02.008. Epub 2013 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 23561726.


PUBLICATIONS, NON-PEER REVIEWED

ABSTRACTS

Metacarpal Neck Fracture Fixation: a Biomechanical Comparison of Three Techniques  Eric M Padegimas, MD1; Nicole Weikert, BS2; Samuel Greulich, BS2; Sorin Siegler, PhD2; Asif Ilyas, MD1; Christopher Jones, MD1  2017 AAHS meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

The Effect of Scaphoid Distal Pole Resection on Wrist Biomechanics  Stephen Hioe, DO1; Christopher Jones, MD2; Michael Rivlin, MD2; Megan Jimenez, DO3; Amir Kachooei, MD4; 2017 AAHS meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

When is it Safe to Drive After Distal Radius Fracture Fixation  Christopher Jones, MD1; Randle William Ramsey, DO2; Asif I Ilyas, MD3; Jack Abboudi, MD1; William Kirkpatrick, MD1; Tom Kalina, OTR4; Charles Leinberry, MD1 2017 AAHS meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii.


Palmar Cutaneous Branch Abnormalities,  Lutsky K, Jones CM, Beredjiklian P   2016 ASSH annual meeting Austin, TX
Prospective Evaluation of Post-Operative Opioid Utilization after Upper Extremity Surgery: We are Over Prescribing!  Asif Ilyas, MD; Jonas Matzon; Jack Abboudi; Christopher Jones; William Kirkpatrick; Charles Leinberry; Frederic Liss, Kevin Lutsky; Mark Wang; Nayoung Kim   Jan 14th, 2016, AAHS annual meeting, Scotsdale, AZ
Single Bundle vs. Double Bundle (Anatomical) Reconstruction of the Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament - Biomechanical Study, Orthopaedic Summit 2016 Evolving Techniques. December 7th – 10th Las Vegas, Nevada

A Prospective Assessment of Osteoporosis using Digital hand X-rays.  Andrew J. Miller, MD, Christopher M. Jones, MD, Frederic E. Liss, MD, Jack Abboudi, MD William H. Kirkpatrick, MD, Pedro Beredjiklian, MD.  ASSH Annual Meeting 2015 podium, paper 40.

Prospective Evaluation of Opioid Utilization After Upper Extremity Surgery:  Determining Consumption Patterns and Developing Prescribing Guidelines, Nayoung Kim, BS Jonas L. Matzon, MD, Asif Ilyas, MD, Mitchel Maltenfort, PhD.   ASSH Annual Meeting 2015 podium, paper 73.

“Medial Cutout”: An Atypical Failure Mode Following Cephalomedullary Fixation of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Utilizing a Helical Blade Talia Chapman MD, Seth Stake BA, Eric Levicoff MD, Christopher Jones MD.  Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Fall meeting.  October 16-18. 2015

TRIGGER FINGER RELEASE SURGERY PERFORMED WIDE AWAKE: PROSPECTIVE COMPARISON OF LIDOCAINE, MARCAINE, AND EXPAREL  Constantinos Ketonis, MD, PhD; Frederic Liss, MD; Ben Zmistowski, MD; Nayoung Kim, BS; Jonas Matzon, MD; Charles Leinberry, MD; Mark Wang, MD; Christopher Jones, MD; William Kirkpatrick, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD.   ASSH 2015 annual meeting e-poster

“Trigger Finger Release Performed Wide Awake: Prospective Comparsion of Local Anesthetics” Ketonis C, Kim N, Liss F, Zmistowski B, Matzon JL, Leinberry C, Wang M, Jones CM, Kirkpatrick W, Ilyas A, Poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting, March 2015, Las Vegas, NV

“Comparison of Crossed Screws Versus Plate Fixation for Radial Head Fractures” Gutowski CJ, Darvish K, Jones CM, Ilyas A.  ePoster presentation, American Association for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, January 2015, Paradise Island, Bahamas.

“Treatment of Fingertip Amputations: A Survey Study”   Miller A, Rivlin M, Kirkpatrick W, Abboudi JA, Jones CM. ePoster presentation, American Association for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, January 2015, Paradise Island, Bahamas.  

“Plate Versus Screw Fixation of Radial Neck Fractures: A Biomechanical Study”    Gutowski CJ, Ilyas A, Darvish K, Jones CM. Podium presentation at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual  meeting, September 2014, Boston, MA, Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2014 meeting, Amelia Island, FL., and Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society Fall meeting 2014, Farmington, PA

“Fingertip Amputation Treatment: A Survey Study”  Miller A, Padegimas EM, Rivlin M, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Jones CM.  Podium presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2014 meeting, Amelia Island, FL

“Transverse Radioulnar Instability In Essex-Lopresti Injurie” Gutowski CJ, Ilyas A, Darvish K, Jones CM. Podium presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2014 meeting, Amelia Island, FL.

“Reduction Loss After Distal Radius Fracture Fixation With Various Volar Plates” Vosbikian MV, Ketonis C, Costanzo JA, Dwyer J, Niver GE, Mintalucci DJ, Jones CM, Wang M, Maltenfort MG, Ilyas A. Podium presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2014 meeting, Amelia Island, FL.

“Bilateral Supinated Forearm Radiographs Can Detect IOLC Disruptions,” Kam CC, Sawardeker PJ, Jones CM, Elliot W, Ouellette EA.  Podium presentation at the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, November 2010, Seoul, Korea.  

“A Unique Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction Method for Unstable Forearms,” Kam CC, Jones CM, Sawardeker PJ, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA, Evans PJ.  Podium presentation at the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, November 2010, Seoul, Korea.

“Pitfalls From Treating Essex-Lopresti Injuries with Radial Head Arthroplasty Alone: A Cadaveric Study,” Sawardeker PJ, Kam CC, Jones CM, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA.  Podium presentation at the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, November 2010, Seoul, Korea.
 
“Comparing two forearm reconstruction methods for Essex Lopresti Injury,” Kam CC, Jones CM, Sawardeker PJ, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA, Evans PJ.  Poster presentation at the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, November 2010, Seoul, Korea.

“Radial Head Arthroplasty Alone Provides Inadequate Treatment for Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation: A Cadaveric Study,” Sawardeker PJ, Kam CC, Jones CM, Latta LL, Ouellette EA.  Podium presentation at American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, October 2010, Boston, MA.

 “Essex-Lopresti Injuries and Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon: Cadaveric Study,” Kam CC, Jones CM, Sawardeker PJ, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA.  Podium presentation at the American Orthopaedic Association annual meeting, June 2010, San Diego, CA  

 “Treatment of Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability with Dorsal Capsulorrhaphy,” New York Hand Society Meeting, May 2010, Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY

“A Novel Suture-Button Construct for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociations: A Biomechanical Study,” Kam CC, Jones CM, Fennema JL, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA, Evans PJ. Poster presentation at the Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting March 2010, New Orleans, LA.

“Patellar Tendon Central Band Reconstruction in Cadavers with Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation,”  Kam CC, Jones CM, Ouellette EA, Milne T, Latta L. Podium presentation at American Academy for Orthopaedic Surgery annual meeting March 2010, New Orleans, LA

“TightRopeTM Construct for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociations: A Cadaveric Study,” Kam CC, Jones CM, Sawardeker PJ, Milne E, Latta LL, Ouellette EA, Evans PJ.  Poster presentation at the American Association for Hand Surgery annual meeting, January 2010, Boca Raton, FL

“TightRopeTM Construct for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociations:  A Biomechanical Study,” Jones CM, Kam C, Ouellette EA, Milne T, Latta L, Evans PJ.  Poster presentation at American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, September 2009, San Francisco, CA

“Evaluation of Three Forearm Reconstruction Methods for Longitudinal Radio-ulnar Dissociation :  A Biomechanical Study,“ Jones CM, Kam C, Ouellette EA, Milne T, Latta L. Poster presentation at American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting, September 2009, San Francisco, CA

“Radial Head Replacement for Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation Injuries of the Forearm after Ligament Reconstructions with Patellar Tendon and the Herbert Sling Capsulorrhaphy,”   Jones C M, Smark C, Dy C, Makowski A-L, Milne E, Kaimrajh D, Latta L, Ouellette, E A.  Poster Presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society meeting, March 2009, Las Vegas, NV

“Biomechanical Comparison of Herbert Sling Capsulorrhaphy Versus Patellar Tendon Reconstruction of the Interosseous Ligament Complex for Longitudinal Radioulnar Dissociation Injuries of the Forearm,” Smark C, Jones C M, Dy C, Makowski A-L, Milne E, Kaimrajh D, Latta L, Ouellette, E A.  Poster presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society meeting, March 2009, Las Vegas, NV

“Bone Mineral Density of S1 using quantitative CT and biomechanical strategy for SI fixation,” Jones CM, Baione W, Zych GA, Milne EL, Latta LL.  Poster presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society meeting, March 2008, San Francisco, CA  

EDITORIALS, REVIEWS, CHAPTERS

World Clinic Orthopedics.  Hand Surgery, Ilyas A (ed) December 2016. The Controversial Role of Diagnostic Studies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Wong J, Jones CM.

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Wiesel E (ed)  2015.  Chapter 40: “Reconstruction for Interosseous Ligament Disruption,” Check Kam, Christopher M. Jones, E. Anne Ouellette

Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, Kevin Chung (editor), 2nd edition; 2012. Chapter 68: “Percutaneous Screw Fixation of Scaphoid Fractures,” Christopher Jones and Louis Catalano.  

Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, Kevin Chung (editor), 2nd edition; 2012. Chapter 69: Vascularized Bone Grafting for Scaphoid Non-Union,” Christopher Jones and Louis Catalano.

Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, Kevin Chung (editor), 2nd edition; 2012. Chapter 71: Open Reduction and Acute Repair of Perilunate Fracture Dislocations,” Louis Catalano and Christopher Jones

 

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