Leigh-Anne Tu, MD
Leigh-Anne Tu, MD

Leigh-Anne Tu, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Hand and Upper Extremity

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Guha S, Baltazar GC, Tu LA, Liu J, Lim JC, Lu W, Argall A, Boesze-Battaglia K, Laties AM, Mitchell CH. Stimulation of the D5 dopamine receptor acidifies the lysosomal pH of retinal pigmented epithelial cells and decreases accumulation of autofluorescent photoreceptor debris. J Neurochem. 2012 Aug; 122(4):823-33.
  • Guha S, Baltazar GC, Coffey EE, Tu LA, Lim JC, Beckel JM, Eysteinsson T, Lu W, O’Brien-Jenkins A, Patel S, Laties AM, Mitchell CH. Lysosomal alkalinization, lipid oxidation, impaired autophagy and reduced phagosome clearance triggered by P2X7 receptor activation in retinal pigmented epithelial cells. FASEB J. 2013 Nov; 27(11):4500-9.
  • Tu LA, Knapik DE, Sheehan J, Salata MJ, Voos JE. Prevalence of Jones fracture repair and impact on short-term NFL participation. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Jan;39(1):6-10.
  • Morris WZ, Fowers CA, Weinberg DS, Millis MB, Tu LA, Liu RW. Hip morphology predicts posterior ischiofemoral impingement in a cadaveric model. Hip Int. 2019 May;29(3):322-327.
  • Knapik DM, Tu LA, Sheehan J, Salata MJ, Voos JE, Malone KJ. Scaphoid fracture repair does not significantly diminish short-term participation in the National Football League. HSS J. 2019 July; 15(2):137-142.
  • Collier CD, Su CA, Reich MS, Tu LA, Getty PJ. Six-week interval between preoperative radiation and surgery is associated with fewer major wound complications in soft tissue sarcoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jul;43(7):491-495.
  • Wang, JH, Du, JY, Tu LA, Brown, CC, Chepla, K, Bafus, BT: A Comparison of 30-Day Perioperative Complications for Open Operative Care of Distal Upper-Extremity Fractures Treated by Orthopedic Versus Plastic Surgeons: A Study of the National Surgical Quality Improvement (NSQIP) Database. Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online 2020;2:84–89.
  • Kurlander DE, Swanson M, Tu LA, Kumar AR, Long TC, Lineberry KD, Khouri JS. Pulley Release and Reconstruction With Acellular Dermal Matrix After Zone 2 Flexor Tendon Injury. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2020 Sep 9. Epub ahead of print.
  • Tu LA, Liu R. Epiphyseodesis Prediction and Technique. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Study Guide 2016. https://posna.org/Physician-Education/Study-Guide/Epiphyseodesis-Prediction-and-Technique. Accessed August 20, 2016