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Listen to our episode on Intro to Pelvis Fractures & Acute Management as Dr. Vemulapalli & Dr. Hawkins give us an excellent overview! 

Dr. Chandra Vemulapalli @ChandraVemulapalli is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics at Tulane University School of Medicine and joins the University Medical Center New Orleans as Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon. Dr. Vemulapalli moved to Houston, TX where he specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma Surgery after finishing his undergraduate degree (Magna Cum Laude) at Wake Forest University, where he moved to the University of Texas where he completed his medical degree, residency, and fellowship. 

Also, he joins national organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program, and AO Trauma.

We also have Dr. Barrett Hawkins who joined us on the podcast episode. He is a current Orthopaedic surgery PGY-3 at Tulane University SOM, and future Orthopaedic Traumatologist. He shares enthusiasm for complex pelvic injuries and has joined the show with his co-resident Dr. Cole.

Goal of the episode: To develop a baseline knowledge on Intro to Pelvis Fractures & Acute Management.

We cover:


  • Acute management of pelvic injuries
  • Pelvis sheeting, binders
  • Pelvic Ex- fixes
  • Non-operative Treatment