Stephen Lyman, Ph.D.

Director, Epidemiology & Biostatistics Core
Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Public Health
Weill Cornell Medical College

Selected Publications

  1. Lyman S , Fleisig, G, Waterbor J, Funkhouser E, Pulley L, Andrews J, Osinski E, Roseman J. Longitudinal Study of Elbow and Shoulder Pain in Youth Baseball Pitchers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(11)1803-1810, 2001.
  2. Lyman S , Fleisig GS, Andrews JR, Osinski ED. Effect of pitch type, pitch count, and pitching mechanics on risk of elbow and shoulder pain in youth baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine 30(4):463-468, 2002.
  3. Crockett H, Gross LB, Wilk KE, Schwartz ML, Dugas JR, Meister K, Andrews JR, Lyman S. Osseous adaptation and range of motion at the glenohumeral joint in professional baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine .30(1):463-468, 2002.
  4. Dunn WR, Lyman S, Marx R. ISAKOS Scientific Committee Report: Research Methodology. Arthroscopy 19(8):870-873, 2003.
  5. Dunn WR, Lyman S, Lincoln AE, Amoroso PJ, Wickiewzicz T, Marx RG. The effect of ACL reconstruction on the risk of knee reinjury. American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8):1906-14, 2004.
  6. Wright JM, Crockett HC, Delgado S, Lyman S, Madsen M, Sculco TP. Mini-Incision for Total Hip Arthroplasty: a prospective, controlled investigation with 5-year follow-up evaluation. Journal of Arthroplasty 19(5):538-545, 2004.
  7. Dunn WR, Lyman S, Marx RG, Schackman B, Warren R. Variation in orthopaedic surgeons' perceptions about the indications for rotator cuff surgery. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 87-A(9):1978-1984, 2005.
  8. Marx RG, Connor J, Lyman S, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Kaeding C, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Wright RW, Spindler KP. Multirater agreement of arthroscopic grading of knee articular cartilage. American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(11):1654-1657, 2005.
  9. Dunn W, Lyman S, Marx R. Small area variation in orthopedics. Journal Knee Surgery 18(1):51-56, 2005.
  10. Lyman S , Jones EC, Bach PB, Peterson MGE, Marx RG. The association between hospital volume and total shoulder arthroplasty outcomes. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 432:132-137, 2005.
  11. Lyman S , Sherman S, Dunn WR, Marx RG. Advancements in the surgical and alternative treatment of arthritis. Current Opinions in Rheumatology 17:129-133, 2005.
  12. Lyman S , Sherman S, Carter TI, Bach PB, Mandl LA, Marx RG. Prevalence and risk factors for symptomatic thromboembolic events after shoulder arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 448:152-156, 2006.
  13. Grose A, Gonzalez Della Valle A, Bullough P, Lyman S, Tomek I, Pellicci P. High failure rate of a modern, proximally roughened, cemented stem for total hip arthroplasty. International Orthopedics 30(4):243-247, 2006.
  14. Nho SJ, Shindle MK, Sherman SL, Freedman KB, Lyman S, MacGillivray. Systematic review of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and mini-open rotator cuff repair. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American) 89(Supplement 3):127-136, 2007.
  15. 15. Baumgarten KM, Fealy S, Lyman S, Wickiewicz TL. The coronal plane high tibial osteotomy. Part 1: a clinical and radiographic analysis of intermediate results. HSS Journal 3(2):147-54, 2007.
  16. 16. Sherman SL, Lyman S, Koulovaris P, Willis A, Marx RG. Risk factors for readmission and revision surgery following rotator cuff repair. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research 466 ( 3 ): 608-13, 2008 .
  17. 17. Sharrock NE, Gonazlez Della Valle A, Go G, Lyman S, Salvati EA. Potent anticoagulants are associated with a higher all-cause mortality rate after hip and knee arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research 466( 3): 714-21, 2008.
  18. 18. Brophy RH, Chehab EL, Barnes RP, Lyman S, Rodeo SA, Warren RF. Predictive value of orthopedic evaluation and injury history at the NFL combine. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 40( 8): 1368-72, 2008.
  19. 19. Lyman S. Invited Commentary on “The Role of Funding Source, Clinical Trial Outcome, and Quality of Reporting in Orthopedic Surgery Literature.” American Journal of Orthopedics, 37(12):e212, 2008.
  20. 20. Gulotta LV, Baldini A, Foote K, Lyman S, Nestor BJ. Femoral revision with an extensively \hydroxyapatite-coated femoral component. HSS Journal 4( 1): 55-61, 2008.
  21. 21. Johnson TS, Johnson DC, Shindle MK, Allen AA, Weiland AJ, Cavanaugh J, Noonan D, Lyman S. One- versus two-incision technique for distal biceps tendon repair. HSS Journal 4( 2): 117-22, 2008.
  22. 22. Lenart BA, Neviaser AS, Lyman S, Chang CC, Edobor-Osula F, Steele B, van der Meulen MC, Lorich DG, Lane JM. Association of low energy femoral fractures with prolonged bisphosphonate use: a case control study. Osteoporosis International , 20(8):1457-8, 2009.
  23. 23. Nho SJ, Brown BS, Adler RS, Lyman S, Altchek DW, MacGillivray JD. Prospective Analysis of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Prognostic Factors Affecting Clinical and Ultrasound Outcome. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 18(1):13-20, 2009.
  24. 24. Willis AA, Warren RF, Craig EV, Adler RS, Cordasco FA, Lyman S, Fealy S. Deep vein thrombosis after reconstructive shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective observational study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 18(1):100-6, 2009.
  25. 25. Lyman S, Dunn WR, Spock C, Bach PB, Mandl LA, Marx RG. Validity of same side reoperation after total hip and knee arthroplasty using administrative databases. Journal of Knee Surgery, 22(1):17-20, 2009.
  26. 26. Ghelman B, Kepler CK, Lyman S, Della Valle AG. CT outperforms radiography for determination of acetabular cup version after THA. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, (e-pub ahead), 2009.
  27. 27. Lyman S, Marx RG, Bach PB. Cost-effectiveness analysis of an established, effective procedure. Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(12):1102-3, 2009.
  28. 28. Mandl LA, Hotchkiss RN, Adler RS, Lyman S, Daluiski A, Wolfe SW, Katz JN. Injectable Hyaluronan for the Treatment of Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: An Open Label Pilot Trial. Current Medical Research & Opinion 25(9):2103-8, 2009.
  29. 29. Lyman S, Koulouvaris P, Sherman S, Do H, Mandl LA, Marx RG. Epidemiology of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: trends, readmissions, and subsequent knee surgery. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American), 91(10:2321-8, 2009.
  30. 30. Brophy RH, Gill CS, Lyman S, Barnes RP, Rodeo SA, Warren RF. Effect of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and meniscectomy on length of career in National Football League athletes: a case control study. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(11):2102-7, 2009.
  31. 31. Westrich G, Schaefer S, Walcott-Sapp S, Lyman S. Randomized prospective evaluation of adjuvant hyaluronic acid therapy administered after knee arthroscopy. American Journal of Orthopedics, 38(12):612-16, 2009.
  32. 32. Neviaser AS, Chang C, Lyman S, Gonzales Della Valle A, Haas SB. High incidence of complications from Enoxaparin treatment after arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopedics & Related Research 468(1):115-9, 2010.
  33. Lyman S. Hospital volume, specialization, and outcomes: outcomes are better in hospitals doing more procedures. BMJ, 340:c160, 2010.
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