James J. Creighton jr.

James J. Creighton, Jr., MDphysician

James J. Creighton, Jr., M.D., received his medical degree and orthopaedic residency training from State University of New York. Dr. Creighton also did further training in head trauma and stroke rehabilitation and surgery at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Downey, California. Dr. Creighton completed a fellowship in hand surgery at The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. In 1988, Dr. Creighton joined The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center after practicing in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Creighton is the Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. Since 2008 Dr. Creighton has served on the Advisory Council for the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Dr. Creighton has written and published scientific articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts, and has given presentations at local, national, and international conferences, with special interst in Workers Compensation issues facing the medical profession.

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BOOK CHAPTERS

Wilson RL, Creighton JJ Jr, Gunshot, Crush, and Frostbite Injuries of the Hand. Operative Orthopaedics, Chapman M.W. (ed.), New York: J.B.Lippincott, 1988

Wilson RL, Creighton JJ Jr, Gunshot, Crush and Frostbite Injuries of the Hand. Operative Orthopaedics 2nd ed, Chapman M.W.(ed.), New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1993

Creighton JJ Jr, Workers’ Compensation and Job Disability. Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, Peimer CA (ed.), New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996

Creighton JJ Jr, Greenberg JA, Infectious Diseases of the Hand. Occupational Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries and Diseases, 2nd ed. Kasdan ML (ed.), Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 1998.

Creighton JJ Jr, History and Physical in Workers: What questions must be recorded and what office “tests” should be done .Workers Compensation: A Primer for Hand Surgeons American Society for Surgery of the Hand.Pomerance J,Putnam M.(ed).,ebook, 2013

ARTICLES

Keenan MA, Creighton JJ Jr, Garland DE, and Moore T. “Surgical Correction of Spastic Equinovarus Deformity in the Adult Head.” Foot and Ankle 5(1): 35, 1984.

Creighton JJ Jr, Piemer CA, Mindell ER, Boone DC, Karakousis CP and Douglass HO. “Primary Malignant Tumors of the Upper Extremity: Retrospective Analysis of 126 Cases.” Journal of Hand Surgery, 10A(6): 805-814, 1985.

Creighton JJ Jr, Strickland JW, Idler RS. “Trigger Finger and Thumb.” Indiana Medicine. 83(4): 206-262, 1990.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ Jr, “de Quervains’ Stenosing Tenosynovitis.” Indiana Medicine. 83(5): 340-341, 1990.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ Jr. “Dupuytrens Disease.” Indiana Medicine. 83(6): 408-409, 1990.

Creighton JJ Jr, Strickland JW, Idler RS. “Tennis Elbow.” Indiana Medicine. 83(7): 476-477, 1990.

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ Jr. “Flexor Carpi Radialis Tunnel Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 83(8): 570-571, 1990

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ Jr. “Intersection Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 83(9): 658-659, 1990

Creighton JJ Jr, “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Epidemic of the 1990’s?” Worksite, 2(1): August, 1990.

Creighton JJ Jr, Strickland JW, Idler RS. “Triscaphe Arthritis.” Indiana Medicine. 83(10): 726-278, 1990.

Strickland JW, Idler, RS, Creighton JJ Jr. “Osteoarthritis of the Carpometacarpal Joint of the Thumb.” Indiana Medicine. 83(11): 828-830, 1990.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ Jr. “Osteoarthritis of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint.” Indiana Medicine. 83(12): 908-910, 1990.

Creighton JJ Jr, Strickland JW, Steichen JB. “Long Term Evaluation of Silastic Arthroplasty in Osteoarthritic Patients.” Journal of Hand Surgery 16A: 510-519, 1991.

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ Jr. “Osteoarthritis of the Distal Interphalangeal Joint.” Indiana Medicine, 84(1): 26-29, 1991.

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ Jr. “Scleroderma and its Manifestations in the Hand.” Indiana Medicine, 84(10): 702-703, 1991.

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ Jr. “Pronator Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(2): 124-127, 1991.

Creighton JJ JR, Idler RS, Strickland JW. “Anterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy.” Indiana Medicine, 84(3): 192-194, 1991.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ Jr. “Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(4): 262-263, 1991.

Idler RS, Fischer TJ, Creighton JJ Jr. “Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Current Concepts in Management.” Indiana Medicine, 84(5): 328-333, 1991.

Creighton JJ Jr, Strickland JW, Idler RS. “Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(5): 334-336, 1991.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ Jr. “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(11): 802-803, 1991.

Creighton JJ Jr, Idler RS, Strickland JW. “Radial Tunnel Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(6): 408-409, 1991.

Idler RS, Strickland JW, Creighton JJ JR. “Posterior Interosseous Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(7): 484-486, 1991.

Strickland JW, Idler RS, Creighton JJ JR. “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” Indiana Medicine, 84(12): 878-879, 1991.

Creighton JJ Jr, Steichen JB. “Complications in Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fracture Management: Results of Extensor Tenolysis.” Hand Clinics, 10(1): 111-116, 1994.

Creighton JJ Jr. “Management of Occupational Disorders of the Upper Extremity.” Indiana Hand Center Newsletter, 1(3): 6-17, 1994.

Creighton JJ JR. “Carpal Tunnel Release. A prospective, randomized assessment of open and endoscopic methods.” (LETTER; COMMENT). Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 76A: 1272-1273, 1994.

ABSTRACTS

“Primary Malignant Tumors of the Upper Extremity: Retrospective Analysis of 126 Cases.” Journal of Hand Surgery, 9(4): 598-1984. Creighton JJ Jr, Piemer CA, Mindell ER, Douglass HO, Karakousis CP and Azen SP.

“Retrospective Statistical Analysis of Motion Following Extensor Tenolysis in the Hand and Digit.” Journal of Hand Surgery, 11A(5): 761, 1986. Creighton JJ Jr, Steichen JB.

“Long Term Evaluation of Silastic Trapezial Arthroplasty in Osteoarthritic Patients.” Journal of Hand Surgery, 13A: 308, 198. Creighton JJ Jr., Steichen JB.

“Clinical Results of Vessel Repair by the 3M Mechanical Anastomotic Coupling Device.” Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 7(3): 264, 1991. Steichen JB, Fischer TJ, Kleinman WB, Hastings H II, Idler RS, Creighton JJ JR.

2012 Outstanding Resident Educator – Volunteer
Indiana University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2014 Outstanding Resident Educator – Volunteer
Indiana University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
July, 1988 – Present

Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
October, 1988 – Present

Indianapolis Orthopedics Club, 1991 – Present