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E Gene Deune, MD

Co-director, Division of Hand Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Titles

  • Co-director, Division of Hand Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Hand Center
  • Johns Hopkins Peripheral Nerve Surgery Center

Expertise

Arthritis of the Fingers, Arthritis of the Hand, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Congenital Hand Anomalies, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand and Peripheral Nerves, Hand Fractures, Hand Reconstruction, Limb Salvage Surgery, Microvascular Free Flap Surgery, Microvascular Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Polydactyly (extra fingers), Skin Cancer, Soft Tissue and Tendon Injuries of the Hand and Fingers, Syndactyly-Webbed Fingers, Tendinitis of the Hand, Fingers, and Wrist, Tumors, Benign, Upper Extremity Reconstruction

Research Interests

Hand surgery; Microvascular surgery; Extremity tumor and reconstruction

Biography

Dr. E. Gene Deune is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also serves as the co-director of the Hand Surgery Service at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Deune has unique expertise in the preservation of limb form and function in patients with upper and lower extremity sarcomas, using advanced microsurgical techniques for vascular, nerve, muscle and tissue reconstruction. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his work and has given numerous talks, panels and instructional courses on hand and extremity tumors and reconstruction.

He sees patients with common hand conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome (median nerve compression) offering both minimal incision (endoscopic) and open carpal tunnel release. Other clinical areas include ulnar nerve compression at the elbow, tendinitis affecting the fingers and hands, hand arthritis, skin cancers affecting the hand, Dupuytren’s contracture, benign vascular and nonvascular tumors of the hand and fingers, ganglion cysts, and tendon transfers for nerve palsy. He also cares for children with common congenital conditions such as webbed fingers, congenital trigger thumb and extra fingers.

Dr. Deune’s research interests include hand surgery, microvascular surgery and extremity tumor and reconstruction.

He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies and the hand/microsurgery fellowship at Washington University.

Dr. Deune joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1998 as a member of the Division of Plastic Surgery; he joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2008.

Languages

  • English
  • Taiwanese

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society

American Society of Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomat

American Association for Hand Surgery

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Plastic Surgery Research Council

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine ( Pittsburgh PA) (1989)

    Residencies

    • Barnes - Jewish Hospital / Surgery ( St Louis MO) (1992)

    Fellowships

    • Jewish Hospital of St Louis / Hand Surgery ( St Louis MO) (1996)
    • Barnes - Jewish Hospital / Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ( St Louis MO) (1995)
    • Barnes - Jewish Hospital ( St Louis MO) (1993)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Plastic Surgery / Surgery of the Hand (2007)
    • American Board of Plastic Surgery / Plastic Surgery (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Deune’s research interests include hand surgery, microvascular surgery and extremity tumor and reconstruction.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Schubert C, Hui-Chou HG, See AP, Deune EG. “Corticosteroid injection therapy for trigger finger or thumb: a retrospective review of 577 digits.” Hand (N Y). 2013 Dec;8(4):439-44. doi: 10.1007/s11552-013-9541-6.
    2. Schubert CD, Frassica FJ, Attar S, Deune EG. “CASE REPORT Rotational Vascularized Tibiaplasty After Oncologic Resection and Major Wound Healing Problems: A Novel Technique.” Eplasty. 2013 Aug 19;13:e43. eCollection 2013.
    3. Ohkuma R, McCarthy EF, Deune EG. “Hereditary multiple exostoses in the hands and fingers: early presentation and early surgical treatment in family members. Case reports.” Hand (N Y). 2011 Jun;6(2):209-16. doi: 10.1007/s11552-010-9307-3. Epub 2010 Nov 23.
    4. Faridian-Aragh N, Chalian M, Soldatos T, Thawait GK, Deune EG, Belzberg AJ, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. “High-resolution 3T MR neurography of radial neuropathy.” J Neuroradiol. 2011 Dec;38(5):265-74. doi: 10.1016/j.neurad.2011.05.006. Epub 2011 Jul 22. Review.
    5. Shindle MK, Khosravi AH, Cascio BM, Deune EG, McFarland EG. “Surgical treatment of a tear of the pectoralis major muscle at its sternal origin. A case report.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Sep;89(9):2040-3.
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    Professional Activities

    Secretary, American Society of Reconstructive Mircrosurgery, 2011-2012

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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3885
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
    Fax: 410-502-6816
    Location Map
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center Room 5243
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3885
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
    Fax: 410-502-6816
    Location Map

    Department/Division

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - Division of Hand Surgery
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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