Benjamin A. Alman, MD, FRCSC

Contact Information

  • Name: Benjamin A. Alman
  • Degree: MD, FRCSC
  • Title / Position: Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Duke University Health System
  • Street Address: 200 Trent Drive
  • City: Durham
  • State/Province: North Carolina
  • Zip/Postal code: 27710
  • Country: United States
  • Office phone number: 919-613-6935
  • Office fax number: 919-684-8280
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: Tufts University
  • Fellowship training:

    The Hospital for Sick Kids / University of Toronto

  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

    Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)

    Orthopaedic Research Society

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • Alman BA. Etiology and treatment of fibrous dysplasia. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 1997: 8: 25-29.
    • Alman BA. Skeletal dysplasias and the growth plate. Clinical Genetics. 2008: 73(1): 24-30.
    • Gray MJ, Kannu P, Sharma S, Neyt C, Zhang D, Paria N, Daniel PB, Whetstone H, Sprenger HG, Hammrschmidt P, Weng A, Dupuis L, Jobling R, Mendoza-Londono R, Dray M, Su P, Wilson MJJ, Kapur RP, McCarthy EF, Alman BA, Howard A, Somers GR, Marshall CR, Manners S, Flanagan AM, Rathjen KE, Karol LA, Crawford H, Markei DM, Rios JJ, Wise CA, Robertson SP.  Mutations Preventing Regulated Exon Skipping in MET Cause Osteofibrous Dysplasia. Am J Hum Genet.  2015 Dec 3;97(6):837-847.

    Book chapters

    • Alman BA. Genetic disorders and skeletal dysplasias. In: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 7th edition (Kowall K, ed) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL 2002.
    • Alman BA. Genetic diagnosis of skeletal dysplasias. In: Genetic Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders (Weiss R, Refetoff S, eds). Elsevier, San Diego, CA 2010: pp 149-155.
    • Alman BA, Morcuende J. Skeletal dysplasias, connective tissue diseases and other genetic disorders. In: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 10.  Chapter 62 (Flynn J, ed). American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, IL. 2011: pp 797-810.

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  • Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children, Adolescents, Adults
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