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Chris Hoedt, MD Hip & Knee Reconstruction Specialist

Dr. Hoedt is an orthopaedic surgeon fellowship-trained in adult joint reconstruction. Starting June 1, 2021 he will be an Adult Reconstruction surgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt University. He specializes in joint replacement and complex joint revision surgeries and is dedicated to helping his patients quickly get back to the activities they enjoy. His other interests are healthcare policy and economics,Nashville Predators, and enjoying time with his wife and children.”

Education

  • Miami University (Oxford, OH)
    Bachelor of Arts, 5/2006 (Psychology with minors in French & Neuroscience)
    Bachelor of Science, 5/2009 (Zoology)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, VA)
    Medical Doctorate, 05/2014
  • Cooper University Hospital (Camden, NJ)
    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 06/2014 - 06/2019
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
    Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, 08/2019 - 08/2020

Licensure and Certification

  • Tennessee Medical Doctor License
  • Pennsylvania Medical Physician and Surgeon License
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

Academic Appointments

  • 06/2021
    Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University
  • 6/2018 - 6/2019
    Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Rowan University, Cooper Medical School

Hospital Appointments

  • 2020 - 2021
    Vice-Chair, Surgery Department at Sumner Regional Medical Center
  • 10/2014 - 6/2019
    Cooper University Medical Informatics Committee, Resident Representative
  • 10/2014 - 6/2019
    Cooper University O.R. Committee, Resident Representative
  • 10/2014 - 6/2019
    Cooper University Process Improvement Committee Member
    • Resident Chairman 2015-2016

Employment

  • 08/2020 - 06/2020
    HighPoint Health System Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • 01/2010 - 06/2014
    EVMS Medical Group & Sentara Medical Group EPIC Informatics Consultant
  • 05/2010 - 08/2010
    Medical Student Summer Research Fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery
  • 2010-2014
    Kaplan MCAT & DAT Teacher, Tutor, Advisor
  • 08/2008 - 08/2009
    Project Coordinator at Harvard Medical School, Dept. of Health Care Policy
  • 05/2008 - 09/2008
    Surgical Infection Analyst & Policy Compliance Manager at Boston Medical Center
  • 08/2007 - 05/2008
    Teaching Assistant & Tutor at Boston Univ: Histology, Biochemistry, & Physiology

Professional Organizations

  • 2020 - Now
    American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons Candidate Member
    • 2017 - 2020
      Arthroplasty Surgeon In Training Member
  • 2020 - Now
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Candidate Member
    • 06/2014 - 2020
      Resident & Fellowship Member
    • 2017-2019
      Resident Delegate to Resident Assembly
    • 2017-2019
      Resident Health Policy Committee Member
  • 2020 - Now
    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction Member
    • 2016 - 2020
      Resident/Fellow Member
  • 2021
    Tennessee Orthopaedic Society Member
  • 2021
    Tennessee Medical Association Member
  • 01/2013 - Now
    American Association for Physician Leaders

Professional Activities

  • 2015-2019
    Cooper Geriatric hip fracture management pathway creation & IGFS accreditation team member
  • 2015-2018
    Cooper resident interdepartmental communication and patient handoff project leader
  • 2016-2017
    Cooper level 1 trauma center specialty services response time improvement project team member
  • 2016-2017
    Cooper joint replacement perioperative pathways revision project team member
  • 2017
    Cooper orthopaedic inpatient documentation improvement project leader
  • 2016
    Cooper joint replacement patient length of stay reduction project team member

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2019
    Resident Leadership Award for Cooper Bone & Joint Institute
  • 2019
    Steve Graham Resident Scholarship Award for Cooper Bone & Joint Institute
  • 2016-2017
    Gold Humanism In Medicine Award for Cooper University Hospital Residents
    • 2017-2018 & 2018-2019
      Nominee
  • 08/2009 - 05/2010
    Dr. Manser Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship at EVMS
  • 08/2009 - 05/2010
    Nancy Upton Thiemeyer Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship at EVMS
  • 2004-2006
    Medical Fraternity Member, Ohio Gamma Chapter at Miami University
  • 01/2003-05/2006
    Chartering Member, OH Eta Chapter at Miami University
  • 02/2002
    Eagle Scout

Research Editorial Positions

  • May 2018 - Now
    Arthroplasty Today, Reviewe

Publications

  • Hoedt C, Kellish A, Frisby J, Rivera C, Kim TW, Gutowski C. Hospital Resource Utilization Associated With Endoprosthetic Reconstruction Versus Primary Arthroplasty. Healio. 2021 Jan/Feb; 44(1):e73-79
  • Shahi A, Hoedt C, Boe R, Bullock W, Fayyad A, Miller L, Oliashirazi A. The Risk Factors and An Evidence-Based Protocol for the Management of Persistent Wound Drainage After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Arthroplasty Today. 2019 Jun 29;5(3):329-333.
  • Hoedt C, Makar GS, Gutowski CJ, Holdbrook T, Kim TWB, Fuller DA. Recurrent Adolescent Giant-Cell Tumor of the Scaphoid: Scaphoid Excision with Intracarpal Fusion after Failed Curettage and Bone Grafting. Case Rep Orthop. 2019 Apr 9;2019:7571486. PMID: 31093399
  • Nahra R, Hoedt C, Jagga S, Ren S, Kim TWB. Candida albicans Sacral Osteomyelitis Causing Necrosis of a Sacral Nerve Root: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):e48. PMID: 29252878
  • Abdel MP, Gesell MW, Hoedt CW, Meyers KN, Wright TM, Haas SB. Polished trays reduce backside wear independent of post location in posterior-stabilized TKAs. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Aug;472(8):2477-82. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3621-y. Epub 2014 Apr 15. PMID: 24733449.
  • Lennes IT, Temel JS, Hoedt C, Meilleur A, Lamont EB. Predictors of newly diagnosed cancer patients' understanding of the goals of their care at initiation of chemotherapy. Cancer. 2013 Feb 1;119(3):691-9. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27787. Epub 2012 Sep 25. PMID: 23011902
  • Mauldin KN, Thomas RD, Berry SD, O'Brien WP, Hoedt CW. An investigation of auditory dimensional interaction in a bivariate bilateral conditioning paradigm in the rabbit. J Acoust Soc Am. 2009 May;125(5):3205-13. doi: 10.1121/1.3081387. PMID: 19425663

Research With Very Significant Contribution

Pharmaceutical PTH Derivatives Effects on Fracture Healing

  • 05/2006 - 08/2008
    Orthopaedic Research Lab at Boston U. – Boston, MA
    • Presented research findings to GlaxoSmithKline, submitted FDA report, & thesis
    • Stimulation of fracture-healing with systemic intermittent parathyroid hormone treatment. Barnes GL, Kakar S, Vora S, Morgan EF, Gerstenfeld LC, Einhorn TA. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb;90 Suppl 1:120-7. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.G.01443. Review. PMID: 18292366
  • Importance of Proprioception in Learning a Novel Environment

  • 08/2004-02/2005
    Spatial Perception & Cognition Lab at Miami U. – Oxford, OH
    • Waller D, Greenauer N. The role of body-based sensory information in the acquisition of enduring spatial representations. Psychol Res. 2007 May;71(3):322-32. Epub 2006 Sep 5. PMID: 16953434
    • Waller D, Loomis JM, Haun DB. Body-based senses enhance knowledge of directions in large-scale environments. Psychon Bull Rev. 2004 Feb;11(1):157-63. PMID: 15117002

Podium Presentations

  • Hoedt C, Kellish A, Gaughan J, Shahi A, DeAngelis R, Shilling J, Kim TW, Gutowski C. ReconstructingRisk Scores in Total Joint Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, April 2020, Orlando, FL.
  • Hoedt C, Shahi A, Kim TWB, Shilling JW, Gutowski C. International Congress for Joint Reconstruction South Regional Annual Meeting Award for Best Question: Knee. Reconstruction Risk Scores in Primary Joint Reconstruction. June 2019, Key Largo, FL.
  • Hoedt C, Kellish A, Rivera C, Frisby J, Kim TWB, Gutowski N . Hospital resource utilization associated with endoprosthetic reconstruction versus primary arthroplasty.American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 2019, Las Vegas, NV. Eastern Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, October 2018, Amelia Island, FL.
  • Shahi A, Hoedt C, Parvizi J. Which of the recommended tests based on the 2018 definition of periprosthetic joint infection has the best performance? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 2019, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Shahi A, Hoedt C, Rodriguez JA, Shilling JW, Miller L. Preoperative Risk Stratification for Periprosthetic Joint Infection. International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR-ME), April 2019, Dubai, UAE.
  • Shahi A, Hoedt C, Rodriguez JA, Shilling JW, Miller L. Update on Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint infection. International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR-ME), April 2019, Dubai, UAE.
  • Rowe S, Shahi A, Hoedt C, Rodriguez JA, Shilling JW, Miller L. In-hospital Complications of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR-ME), April 2019, Dubai, UAE.
  • Hoedt C, Kim TWB, Case Report of Vanishing Bone Disease of the Pelvis. Arthroplasty Disaster 3rd Annual Conference, September 2018, Miami, FL.

Poster Presentations

  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty, Significantly Lower Rates of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
    Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2019
  • Which of the Recommended Tests Based on the 2018 Definition of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Has the Best Performance?
    American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting 2018
    Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2019
  • Hospital Resource Utilization Associated with Endoprosthetic Reconstruction Versus Primary Arthroplasty
    Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting 2018
    Cooper Medical School Annual Research Day 2018
  • Can Aspirin Reduce the Incidence of Persistent Wound Drainage After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty?
    American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting 2018
  • Bilateral Total Knee Replacement in a Sickle Cell Patient: A Case Report
    Camden Scholars 2016
  • Pediatric Giant Cell Tumor of the Scaphoid: A Case Report
    Camden Scholars 2015
  • Backside Wear in Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty
    VA Orthopaedic Society 2013
    AAHKS 2014
  • Functional Outcomes of Proximal Hamstring Avulsion Repair
    VA Orthopaedic Society 2013
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