Nelson SooHoo, M.D.


Work Titles
UCLA Director, Adult Foot and Ankle Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Member, UCLA Santa Monica Orthopaedic Center
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1995
Fellowship:
2001 - 2002 Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Internship:
1996 - 1997 Emory University Hospital
Residency:
1997 - 2001 Emory University Hospital
Certifications:
Certifications:
2004 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Contact Information:

Work Email Address:

nsoohoo@mednet.ucla.edu


Website:

Web-Profile

Work Phone Number:

(310) 319-1234

Mailing Address:

UCLA Orthopaedic Center Westwood
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 755
Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Orthopaedic Center Santa Monia
1245 16th Street, Suite 202
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Publications:

A selected list of publications:

Mehrotra Ateev, Sloss Elizabeth M, Hussey Peter S, Adams John L, Lovejoy Susan, Soohoo Nelson F   Evaluation of centers of excellence program for knee and hip replacement Medical care, 2013; 51(1): 28-36.
FitzGerald John D, Soohoo Nelson F, Losina Elena, Katz Jeffrey N   Potential impact on patient residence to hospital travel distance and access to care under a policy of preferential referral to high-volume knee replacement hospitals Arthritis care & research, 2012; 64(6): 890-7.
Lieberman Jay R, Engstrom Stephen M, Meneghini R Michael, SooHoo Nelson Fong   Which factors influence preservation of the osteonecrotic femoral head? Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 2012; 470(2): 525-34.
SooHoo Nelson F, Farng Eugene, Krenek Lucie, Zingmond David S   Complication rates following operative treatment of calcaneus fractures Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2011; 17(4): 233-8.
SooHoo Nelson F, Eagan Michael, Krenek Lucie, Zingmond David S   Incidence and factors predicting pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis following surgical treatment of ankle fractures Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2011; 17(4): 259-62.
Farng Eugene, Zingmond David, Krenek Lucie, Soohoo Nelson F   Factors predicting complication rates after primary shoulder arthroplasty Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.], 2011; 20(4): 557-63.
Soohoo Nelson F, Tang Edward Y, Krenek Lucie, Eagan Michael, McGlynn Elizabeth   Variations in the quality of care delivered to patients undergoing total knee replacement at 3 affiliated hospitals Orthopedics, 2011; 34(5): 356.
Krenek Lucie, Farng Eugene, Zingmond David, SooHoo Nelson F   Complication and revision rates following total elbow arthroplasty The Journal of hand surgery, 2011; 36(1): 68-73.
SooHoo Nelson F, Farng Eugene, Zingmond David S   Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for total hip replacement Journal of the National Medical Association, 2011; 103(1): 31-5.
Soohoo Nelson F, Farng Eugene, Lieberman Jay R, Chambers Lauchlan, Zingmond David S   Factors that predict short-term complication rates after total hip arthroplasty Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 2010; 468(9): 2363-71.
Soohoo Nelson F, Farng Eugene, Zingmond David S   Incidence of pulmonary embolism following surgical treatment of metatarsal fractures Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2010; 31(7): 600-3.
SooHoo Nelson F, Krenek Lucie, Eagan Michael J, Gurbani Barkha, Ko Clifford Y, Zingmond David S   Complication rates following open reduction and internal fixation of ankle fractures The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2009; 91(5): 1042-9.
Soohoo Nelson F, Lieberman Jay R, Farng Eugene, Park Samuel, Jain Sushma, Ko Clifford Y   Perioperative quality-of-care measures for patients undergoing total hip or total knee replacement Journal of long-term effects of medical implants, 2009; 19(4): 249-53.
Soohoo Nelson F, Correa Bryan, Pandarinath Rajeev   Pitfalls of using performance measures to evaluate the quality of hip fracture care Orthopedics, 2009; 32(2): 84.
SooHoo Nelson F, Zingmond David S, Ko Clifford Y   Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for total knee replacement Journal of the National Medical Association, 2008; 100(5): 559-64.
Soohoo Nelson F, Cracchiolo Andrea   The results of utilizing proximal tibial bone graft in reconstructive procedures of the foot and ankle Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 2008; 14(2): 62-6.
Soohoo Nelson Fong, Vyas Raj M, Samimi David B, Molina Ricardo, Lieberman Jay R   Comparison of the responsiveness of the SF-36 and WOMAC in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty The Journal of arthroplasty, 2007; 22(8): 1168-73.
SooHoo Nelson F, Zingmond David S, Ko Clifford Y   Comparison of reoperation rates following ankle arthrodesis and total ankle arthroplasty The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2007; 89(10): 2143-9.
SooHoo Nelson F, Vyas Raj, Samimi David   Responsiveness of the foot function index, AOFAS clinical rating systems, and SF-36 after foot and ankle surgery Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2006; 27(11): 930-4.
Liu Jerome H, Zingmond David S, McGory Marcia L, SooHoo Nelson F, Ettner Susan L, Brook Robert H, Ko Clifford Y   Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for complex surgery JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2006; 296(16): 1973-80.
Eagan Michael, SooHoo Nelson F, Cracchiolo Andrea   A cotton batting compression dressing and fiberglass cast used safely in the immediate postoperative period after hindfoot or ankle surgery Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2006; 27(9): 706-10.
Soohoo Nelson F, Sharifi Husham, Kominski Gerald, Lieberman Jay R   Cost-effectiveness analysis of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty as an alternative to total knee arthroplasty for unicompartmental osteoarthritis The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2006; 88(9): 1975-82.
Soohoo Nelson Fong, Vyas Shail, Manunga Jesse, Sharifi Husham, Kominski Gerald, Lieberman Jay R   Cost-effectiveness analysis of core decompression The Journal of arthroplasty, 2006; 21(5): 670-81.
Soohoo Nelson Fong, Zingmond David S, Lieberman Jay R, Ko Clifford Y   Optimal timeframe for reporting short-term complication rates after total knee arthroplasty The Journal of arthroplasty, 2006; 21(5): 705-11.
SooHoo Nelson F, Lieberman Jay R, Ko Clifford Y, Zingmond David S   Factors predicting complication rates following total knee replacement The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2006; 88(3): 480-5.
Soohoo Nelson F, Zingmond David S, Lieberman Jay R, Ko Clifford Y   Primary total knee arthroplasty in California 1991 to 2001: does hospital volume affect outcomes? The Journal of arthroplasty, 2006; 21(2): 199-205.
SooHoo Nelson F, Samimi David B, Vyas Raj M, Botzler Tin   Evaluation of the validity of the Foot Function Index in measuring outcomes in patients with foot and ankle disorders Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2006; 27(1): 38-42.
Agel Julie, Beskin James L, Brage Michael, Guyton Gregory P, Kadel Nancy J, Saltzman Charles L, Sands Andrew K, Sangeorzan Bruce J, SooHoo Nelson F, Stroud Chris C, Thordarson David B   Reliability of the Foot Function Index:: A report of the AOFAS Outcomes Committee. Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2005; 26(11): 962-7.
Sangeorzan Bruce J, Beskin James L, Britt Sarah M, Brage Michael, Holt Sarah, Kadel Nancy J, Legro Marcia W, Sands Andrew K, SooHoo Nelson F, Stroud Chris C, Stroud Chris C   Issues of importance to patients seeking care from members of the AOFAS: a preliminary report of the outcomes committee of the AOFAS Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2005; 26(8): 638-44.
SooHoo Nelson F, Kominski Gerald   Cost-effectiveness analysis of total ankle arthroplasty The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2004; 86-A(11): 2446-55.
SooHoo Nelson Fong, Shuler Michael, Fleming Lamar L, Fleming Lamar L   Evaluation of the validity of the AOFAS Clinical Rating Systems by correlation to the SF-36 Foot & ankle international / American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society [and] Swiss Foot and Ankle Society, 2003; 24(1): 50-5.
SooHoo Nelson Fong, McDonald Allen P, Seiler John Gray, McGillivary Gary R   Evaluation of the construct validity of the DASH questionnaire by correlation to the SF-36 The Journal of hand surgery, 2002; 27(3): 537-41.

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