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Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT

Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT Physician

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Baldwin is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Keith D. Baldwin

I provide surgical care to children and adults with contractures resultant from stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular and post traumatic conditions. I treat scoliosis in children and adolescents, and address gait disorders and mobility problems amenable to orthopedic surgery in children, adolescents and adults.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Hamstring Injuries

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National CORTICES Study Group, National Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, National Orthopaedic Research Society, National Orthopaedic Trauma Association, National Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, International Sigma Xi-Research National Honor Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Baldwin is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Orthopedic Trauma, Rehabilitation, Pediatric Orthopedics, Epidemiology, Infection control

Selected Publications:

Baldwin K, et al: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Appropriate Use Criteria for Management of Surgical Site infections American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, available: https://www.aaos.org/surgicalsiteinfectionsauc : 2019.

Blumberg, TJ; Bram, J; Baldwin, K: "Gram Stain is Not Clinically Relevant in Treatment of Pediatric Septic Arthritis American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

Schoenecker, JC; Koehler, R; Baldwin, K; Murphy, JS; Copley, LA; Upasani, VV: "Economic Burden of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections" American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

Trionfo, A; Baldwin, K, Buczek, M; Shah, A: "Are We Overprescribing Opioids to Adolescents with Lower Extremity Fractures? Preliminary Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial at a Level I Pediatric Trauma Facility" American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2019.

Refakis, CA; Arkader, A; Baldwin, KD; Spiegel, DA; Sankar, WS: Predicting Periarticular Infection in Children With Septic Arthritis of the Hip Regionally Derived Criteria May Not Apply to All Populations Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 39 (5): 268-74,2019.

Scott, ML; Baldwin, K; Mistovich, RJ: Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Clavicular Fractures: A Systematic Review and Critical Analysis J Bone Joint Surg Rev 7 (3): e5,2019.

Adams, AJ; Baldwin, K; Arkader, A; Saknar, WN: Assessing the Need for Common Perioperative Laboratory Tests in Pediatric Patients with Femoral Shaft Fractures J Pediatr Orthop e pub : 2019.

Pirruccio, K; Welsch, D; Baldwin, K: Reconsidering the "Classic" Clinical History Associated with Subluxations of the Radial Head West J Emerg Med 20 (2): 262-8,2019.

Pirruccio, K; Weltsch, D; Baldwin, K: Kickball and Its Underappreciated Pediatric Injury Burden: An 18 Year Retrospective Epidemiological Study Orthop J Sports Med 7 (4): 2019.

Arianna Trionfo; Matthew Buczek; Keith Baldwin; Apurva Shah;: "Are We Overprescribing Opioids for Adolescents with Lower Extremity Fractures? Preliminary Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial at a Level I Pediatric Trauma Facility" Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America- 2019 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC; Podium Presentation : 2019.

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Academic Contact Info

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2nd Floor, Wood Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-1527
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)