Jason Fanuele, MD
Jason C. Fanuele

Jason C. Fanuele, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Education

Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship (Boston MA)
Clinical Fellow
Brigham and Women’s, Children’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital Brigham

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon NH)
Orthopedic Resident
Chief Resident, 2006-7
General Surgical Internship, 2002-3

Dartmouth Medical School (Hanover NH)
Doctor of Medicine

Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences (Hanover NH) M.S.
Dartmouth Medical School
Master’s in Science in Outcomes Research (Honors)

Dartmouth College (Hanover NH)
Bachelor of Arts
Major in Chemistry (High Honors)
4yr letter winner, Football (linebacker)

Journal Activities

Peer Reviewer
Reviewed approximately 5 articles per year for Spine.

Peer Reviewer
Review for Health Services Research Journal, Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research

Publications
Petersson EJ, Fanuele JC, Nimlos MR. Nonplanarity of tetrafluoro-cyclobutadiene.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 1997; 11: 122-3.

Fanuele JC, Parisien KI, Teaney KU. The Medical Student’s Guide to Better Patient
Care. Dartmouth College Press, Hanover NH, 1998.

Fanuele JC, Birkmeyer NJO, Abdu WA, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. The Impact of
Spinal Problems on the Health Status of Patients: Have We Underestimated the Effect?
Spine 2000; 25: 1509-14.

Fanuele JC, Abdu WA, Hanscom B, Weinstein JN. The Association Between Obesity
and Spine Disease. Spine 2002; 27:306-12.

Fanuele JC. Point of View (invited editorial). Spine 2002; 27: 1230-1231

Fanuele JC, Bernini PB. Dissociation of the Modular Femoral Stem from the
Metaphyseal Sleeve During Reduction of a Total Hip Arthroplasty Dislocation.
Journal of Arthroplasty 2007; 22(1): 140-2.

Fanuele JC, Lurie J, Koval KJ, Weinstein JN. Variation in Hip Fracture Treatment:
Are Blacks and Whites Treated Equally? American Journal of Orthopaedics 2009;
38(1): E13-7.

Fanuele JF, Dietz J, Earp B, Simmons BS. Book Chapter, “Pediatric Wrist Injuries” in
The Principles and Practice of Wrist Surgery, edited by Dr. Slutsky, Elsevier Science.
(2009).

Fanuele JC and Blazar PB. Extensor Pollicis Longus Tendon Rupture in an Adult
After Intramedullary Nailing of a Radius Fracture. Journal of Hand Surgery 2009;
34A(4): 627-29.

Fanuele JC, Koval KJ, Lurie J, Zhou W, Tosteson A, Ring D. Distal Radius Fracture
Treatment: What You Get Depends on Your Age and Address. Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery Am. 2009 Jun;91(6):1313-9.

Guitton TG, Ring D et al. Interobserver Reliability of Radial Head Fracture
Classification: Two-Dimensional Compared with Three-Dimensional CT. Journal of
Bone and Joint Surgery Am. 2011 Nov 2;93(21):2015-21.

Presentations

Doctor’s Demystify
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Why is Rheumatoid Disease so Destructive” and “Gout, Pseudogout and Other Inflammatory Maladies”

Pri-Med Primary Care National Convention
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Xiaflex vs Scalpel”

Doctor’s Demystify
National Conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Wound healing”

Doctor’s Demystify
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Finger Stiffness” and “Infections”

Pri-Med Primary Care National Convention
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Dupuytren’s Disease: Where have we come since the 17th century?”

Maine Orthopedic Society
Annual conference (Sugarloaf, ME). Invited lecturer, “Dupuytren’s Disease: Review of Current Concepts”

Doctor’s Demystify
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Flexor Tendon Reconstruction”

America Orthopaedic Association
Annual Meeting (Bonita Springs, FL). “Distal Radius Fractures” podium presentation.

Doctor’s Demystify
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “Nerve Compressions of the Upper Extremity”

Doctor’s Demystify
Annual conference (Boston MA). Invited lecturer, “The Unstable Elbow”

American Society for Surgury of the Hand
Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA). “Distal Radius Geographic and Racial Variation” poster presentation.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA). “Variation in Hip Fractures Treatment: Are Blacks and Whites Treated Equally?” podium presentation.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL). “The Role of Base Deficit in Adult Trauma Patients” podium presentation.

Orthopedic Trauma Association
Annual Meeting (Ottawa, Ontario) “The Predictive Value of Base Deficit For Pediatric In-Hospital Mortality” poster presentation.

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Symposium
(Boston, MA) “The Predictive Value of Base Deficit For Pediatric In-Hospital Mortality” podium presentation.

Joint Meeting of the America Orthopaedic Association and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Annual Meeting (Victoria, BC, Canada) “The Role of Comorbodities in the Spine Patient” podium presentation.

North American Spine Society
Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA) “Obesity and the Spine Patient” podium presentation.

North American Spine Society
Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) “Health Status of Spine Patients” podium presentation.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Annual Meeting (Orlando, FL). “Integrating Outcomes Research Education into the Medical School Curriculum” podium presentation.

Honors

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Department of Orthopedics
Chief Resident, Awarded to one resident per class

America Orthopaedic Association
Emerging Leadership Program, invited member

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Symposium
Third place presentation, merit-based prize

AO North American Resident Trauma Research Grants
Awarded to support investigation of the role of base deficit in pediatric trauma patients

AO North American Resident Trauma Research Grants
Awarded to support a randomized study on long versus short-arm immobilization in distal radius fractures

Anesthesiology Residency and Fellowship Internal Review Committee
Invited sole resident representative for the Dartmouth Hitchcock’s program

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Research Award
One of 40 nationwide prizes for medical student research projects. Merit-based award for investigating relationship between obesity and spine disease

Rolf C. Syversten Scholar Award
Dartmouth Medical School award for outstanding academic excellence, commitment to the medical profession, and exceptional community spirit

Dartmouth-Mosenthal Surgical Society
Dartmouth Medical School award for outstanding academic excellence in a surgical field

Merck Pharmaceutical Research Prize
Merit-based award to investigate health status and comorbidities among spine patients

Office of Generalist Education Research Award
Merit-based award for developing model of quality improvement education in medical school curriculum

Professional Associations

Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons (2010)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
Massachusetts Medical Society

Meet Dr. Fanuele’s Physician Assistants

Jenny Fanuele, PA-C
Lindsy Hotz, PA-C
Lindsey Scherer, PA-C