Emeritus Faculty

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Scientist: Ranjan Gupta, M.D.

Dr. Ranjan Gupta

Professor and Chair:

Orthopaedic Surgery


Anatomy & Neurobiology
Biomedical Engineering (Henry Samueli School)

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Research Focus

Working to understand: Nerve entrapment, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, spinal nerve root stenosis, brachial plexus injury, peripheral nerve injury, and spinal cord injury.

Scientific Focus: Understanding nerve regeneration and Schwann cell control of neural regeneration.


Selected Publications

Smith, JS; Landers, R; Pham, T; Bhatia, N; Steward, O; Gupta, R. Role of early surgical decompression of the intradural space after cervical spinal cord injury in an animal model. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 92(5):1206-1214; May, 2010. PMID: 20439667.

Gupta R; Bathen, ME; Smith, JS; Levi, AD; Bhatia, NN; Steward, O. Advances in the management of spinal cord injury. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 18(4):210-222; April, 2010. PMID: 20357230.

Tapadia, M; Mozaffar, T; Gupta, R. Compressive Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity: Update on Pathophysiology, Classification, and Electrodiagnostic Findings. Journal of Hand Surgery 35(4): 668-677; April, 2010. PMID: 20223605.

Frieboes, LR; Palispis, WA; Gupta, R. Nerve compression activates selective nociceptive pathways and upregulates peripheral sodium channel expression in Schwann cells. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 28(6):753-61; June, 2010. PMID: 20014316 (Cover Image for this issue of the Journal is Figure 4 from this manuscript.)

Seiber, KS; Savoie, FH; McGarry, MH; Gupta, R; Lee, TQ. Biomechanical evaluation of a new reconstruction technique of the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow with modified bone tunnel placement and interference screw fixation. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon) 25(1): 37-42; Jan 2010. PMID: 19837496.

Pham, KD; Nassirin, N; Gupta, R. c-Jun, krox-20, and integrin beta4 expression following chronic nerve compression injury. Neuroscience Letters 465(2): 194-8; 2009 Nov 13. PMID: 19765400.

Frieboes LR and Gupta R. An in vitro traumatic model to evaluate the response of myelinated cultures to sustained hydrostatic compression injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 26(12): 2245-56, Dec 2009. PMID: 19645529.

Dinh, PT; Hazel, A ; Palispis, W; Gupta, R. Functional Assessment after Sciatic Nerve Injury. Microsurgery 29(8): 644-649; 2009 Aug 3. PMID: 19653327.

Hazel A, Lee TQ, Gupta, R.
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Indications and Future Directions. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 20(4):355-364, August 2009.

Schamblin, R; Gupta, R ; McMaster, W; Lee, TQ:
Quantitative Assessment of Glenohumeral Joint Forces in Total ands Bipolar Shoulder Arthroplasties- An In-Vitro Study. Clinical Biomechanics (Bristol, Avon). 24(8): 626-31; 2009 Jun 5. PMID: 19501938.

Contact Information








2226 Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility,
University of California,
Irvine, CA 92657-5399

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