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Charles  Saltzman

Charles Saltzman

Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
LS Peery Presidential Endowed Chair
Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic


Foot and Ankle

Selected Publications

Hung M, Saltzman CL, Greene T, Voss MW, Bounsanga J, Gu Y, Anderson MB, Peters CL, Gililland J, Pelt CE, Evaluating instrument responsiveness in joint function: The HOOS JR, the KOOS JR, and the PROMIS PF CAT. J Orthop Res 2017 Sep 16;:

Roach KE, Foreman KB, Barg A, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE, Application of High-Speed Dual Fluoroscopy to Study In Vivo Tibiotalar and Subtalar Kinematics in Patients With Chronic Ankle Instability and Asymptomatic Control Subjects During Dynamic Activities. Foot Ankle Int 2017 Aug 1;:1071100717723128

Pagenstert G, Wimmer MD, Jacxsens M, Saltzman CL, Barg A, [Aseptic loosening of total ankle replacement : One-stage revision ankle arthroplasty]. Oper Orthop Traumatol 2017 Jun;29(3):220-235

Barg A, Saltzman CL, Re: Is Subtalar Joint Cartilage Resection Necessary for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis via Intramedullary Nail? A Multicenter Evaluation. J Foot Ankle Surg 2017 Mar - Apr;56(2):413-414

Brodke DJ, Saltzman CL, Brodke DS, PROMIS for Orthopaedic Outcomes Measurement. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016 Nov;24(11):744-749

Gorman TM, Beals TC, Nickisch F, Saltzman CL, Lyman M, Barg A, Hindfoot Arthrodesis with the Blade Plate: Increased Risk of Complications and Nonunion in a Complex Patient Population. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2016 Oct;474(10):2280-99

Barg A, Saltzman CL, Beals TC, Bachus KN, Blankenhorn BD, Nickisch F, Arthroscopic Talar Dome Access Using a StandardVersus Wire-Based Traction Method for Ankle Joint Distraction. Arthroscopy 2016 Jul;32(7):1367-74

Barg A, Morris SC, Schneider SW, Phisitkul P, Saltzman CL, Surgical procedures in patients with haemophilic arthropathy of the ankle. Haemophilia 2016 May;22(3):e156-76

Rungprai C, Phisitkul P, Femino JE, Martin KD, Saltzman CL, Amendola A, Outcomes and Complications After Open Versus Posterior Arthroscopic Subtalar Arthrodesis in 121 Patients. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016 Apr 20;98(8):636-46

Stuart AR, Higgins TF, Hung M, Weir CR, Kubiak EN, Rothberg DL, Saltzman CL, Reliability in Measuring Preinjury Physical Function in Orthopaedic Trauma. J Orthop Trauma 2015 Dec;29(12):527-32

Barg A, Amendola RL, Henninger HB, Kapron AL, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE, Influence of Ankle Position and Radiographic Projection Angle on Measurement of Supramalleolar Alignment on the Anteroposterior and Hindfoot Alignment Views. Foot Ankle Int 2015 Nov;36(11):1352-61

Chalayon O, Wang B, Blankenhorn B, Jackson JB 3rd, Beals T, Nickisch F, Saltzman CL, Factors Affecting the Outcomes of Uncomplicated Primary Open Ankle Arthrodesis. Foot Ankle Int 2015 Oct;36(10):1170-9

Abtahi AM, Presson AP, Zhang C, Saltzman CL, Tyser AR, Association Between Orthopaedic Outpatient Satisfaction and Non-Modifiable Patient Factors. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2015 Jul 1;97(13):1041-8

Wang B, Guss A, Chalayon O, Bachus KN, Barg A, Saltzman CL, Deep transverse metatarsal ligament and static stability of lesser metatarsophalangeal joints: a cadaveric study. Foot Ankle Int 2015 May;36(5):573-8

Wang B, Roach KE, Kapron AL, Fiorentino NM, Saltzman CL, Singer M, Anderson AE, Accuracy and feasibility of high-speed dual fluoroscopy and model-based tracking to measure in vivo ankle arthrokinematics. Gait Posture 2015 May;41(4):888-93

Nguyen MP, Pedersen DR, Gao Y, Saltzman CL, Amendola A, Intermediate-term follow-up after ankle distraction for treatment of end-stage osteoarthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2015 Apr 1;97(7):590-6

Hunt KJ, Alexander I, Baumhauer J, Brodsky J, Chiodo C, Daniels T, Davis WH, Deland J, Ellis S, Hung M, Ishikawa SN, Latt LD, Phisitkul P, SooHoo NF, Yang A, Saltzman CL, The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Outcomes Research (OFAR) network: feasibility of a multicenter network for patient outcomes assessment in foot and ankle. Foot Ankle Int 2014 Sep;35(9):847-54

Hung M, Stuart AR, Higgins TF, Saltzman CL, Kubiak EN, Computerized Adaptive Testing Using the PROMIS Physical Function Item Bank Reduces Test Burden With Less Ceiling Effects Compared With the Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients. J Orthop Trauma 2014 Aug;28(8):439-43

Hung M, Baumhauer JF, Brodsky JW, Cheng C, Ellis SJ, Franklin JD, Hon SD, Ishikawa SN, Latt LD, Phisitkul P, Saltzman CL, SooHoo NF, Hunt KJ, Psychometric Comparison of the PROMIS Physical Function CAT With the FAAM and FFI for Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes. Foot Ankle Int 2014 Jun;35(6):592-599

Hung M, Franklin JD, Hon SD, Cheng C, Conrad J, Saltzman CL, Time for a paradigm shift with computerized adaptive testing of general physical function outcomes measurements. Foot Ankle Int 2014 Jan;35(1):1-7

Hung M, Baumhauer JF, Latt LD, Saltzman CL, SooHoo NF, Hunt KJ, Validation of PROMIS Physical Function computerized adaptive tests for orthopaedic foot and ankle outcome research. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2013 Nov;471(11):3466-74

Chalayon O, Chertman C, Guss AD, Saltzman CL, Nickisch F, Bachus KN, Role of plantar plate and surgical reconstruction techniques on static stability of lesser metatarsophalangeal joints: a biomechanical study. Foot Ankle Int 2013 Oct;34(10):1436-42

Barg A, Amendola A, Beaman DN, Saltzman CL, Ankle joint distraction arthroplasty: why and how? Foot Ankle Clin 2013 Sep;18(3):459-70

Barg A, Courville XF, Nickisch F, Bachus KN, Saltzman CL, Role of collateral ligaments in metatarsophalangeal stability: a cadaver study. Foot Ankle Int 2012 Oct;33(10):877-82

Barg A, Harris MD, Henninger HB, Amendola RL, Saltzman CL, Hintermann B, Anderson AE, Medial distal tibial angle: comparison between weightbearing mortise view and hindfoot alignment view. Foot Ankle Int 2012 Aug;33(8):655-61

Hung M, Nickisch F, Beals TC, Greene T, Clegg DO, Saltzman CL, New paradigm for patient-reported outcomes assessment in foot & ankle research: computerized adaptive testing. Foot Ankle Int 2012 Aug;33(8):621-6

Saltzman CL, Hillis SL, Stolley MP, Anderson DD, Amendola A, Motion versus fixed distraction of the joint in the treatment of ankle osteoarthritis: a prospective randomized controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012 Jun 6;94(11):961-70

Crim JR, Beals TC, Nickisch F, Schannen A, Saltzman CL, Deltoid ligament abnormalities in chronic lateral ankle instability. Foot Ankle Int 2011 Sep;32(9):873-8

Hung M, Clegg DO, Greene T, Saltzman CL, Evaluation of the PROMIS physical function item bank in orthopaedic patients. J Orthop Res 2011 Jun;29(6):947-53

Nickisch F, Avilucea FR, Beals T, Saltzman C, Open posterior approach for tibiotalar arthrodesis. Foot Ankle Clin 2011 Mar;16(1):103-14

Beals TC, Junko JT, Amendola A, Nickisch F, Saltzman CL, Minimally invasive distraction technique for prone posterior ankle and subtalar arthroscopy. Foot Ankle Int 2010 Apr;31(4):316-9

Saltzman CL, Kadoko RG, Suh JS, Treatment of isolated ankle osteoarthritis with arthrodesis or the total ankle replacement: a comparison of early outcomes. Clin Orthop Surg 2010 Mar;2(1):1-7

Saltzman CL, Zimmerman MB, O'Rourke M, Brown TD, Buckwalter JA, Johnston R, Impact of comorbidities on the measurement of health in patients with ankle osteoarthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2006 Nov;88(11):2366-72