Alexej Barg, MD

Research Interests

  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
  • Diagnostic Assessment of Degenerative Changes of the Foot and Ankle
  • Acute and Subacute Traumatic Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Hindfoot Disorders
  • Haemostatic Disorders in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Advanced Medical Imaging and Image Data Analysis
  • Biomechanical Characteristics of the Foot and Ankle
  • Biomechanical Characteristics of Total Ankle Prostheses

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Russian

Academic Information

  • Departments: Orthopaedics - Adjunct Professor

Academic Bio

Dr. Alexej Barg specializes in the care of the foot and ankle and traumatic injuries to the lower extremity. Dr. Barg’s expertise is to perform reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Special interests include total ankle replacement and joint preserving procedures in patients with ankle osteoarthritis, sports injuries of the foot and ankle and patients with sequalae of trauma of the lower extremity. Prior to joining our foot and ankle team, Dr. Barg was Head of Foot & Ankle Surgery at the University of Basel in Switzerland.

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Liestal
Orthopaedics
Senior Resident
Research Fellow Harold K. Dunn Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University Orthopaedic Center
Research Fellow
Residency Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Liestal
Orthopaedics
Resident
Professional Medical University of Muenster
Medicine
M.D.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Residency Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Liestal
Orthopaedics
Senior Resident Switzerland
Residency Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Liestal
Orthopaedics
Resident Switzerland

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gorman TM, Beals TC, Nickisch F, Saltzman CL, Lyman M, Barg A (2016). Hindfoot Arthrodesis with the Blade Plate: Increased Risk of Complications and Nonunion in a Complex Patient Population. (Epub ahead of print) Clin Orthop Relat Res.
  2. Wiewiorski M, Barg A, Schlemmer T, Valderrabano V (2016). Ankle Joint Fusion With an Anatomically Preshaped Anterior Locking Plate. J Foot Ankle Surg, 55(2), 414-7.
  3. Wiewiorski M, Hiebinger A, Hoechel S, Muller-Gerbl M, Barg A, Valderrabano V, Hugle T (2016). Transcutaneous pleural biopsy with a retrograde forceps: a novel approach. Surg Endosc, 30(1), 396-400.
  4. Barg A, Amendola RL, Henninger HB, Kapron AL, Saltzman CL, Anderson AE (2015). Influence of Ankle Position and Radiographic Projection Angle on Measurement of Supramalleolar Alignment on the Anteroposterior and Hindfoot Alignment Views. Foot Ankle Int, 36(11), 1352-61.
  5. Barg K, Wiewiorski M, Anderson AE, Schneider SW, Wimmer MD, Wirtz DC, Valderrabano V, Barg A, Pagenstert G (2015). Total ankle replacement in patients with von Willebrand disease: mid-term results of 18 procedures. Haemophilia, 21(5), e389-401.
  6. Nuesch C, Huber C, Paul J, Henninger HB, Pagenstert G, Valderrabano V, Barg A (2015). Mid- to Long-term Clinical Outcome and Gait Biomechanics After Realignment Surgery in Asymmetric Ankle Osteoarthritis. Foot Ankle Int, 36(8), 908-18.

Book Chapter

  1. Barg A, Valderrabano V (2015). Supramalleoläre Korrekturosteotomie. In Hamel J, Zwipp H (Eds.), Meistertechniken in der operative Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Band 1: Sprunggelenk und Rückfuss. Springer.
  2. Hintermann B, Knupp M, Barg A (2015). Joint-sparing treatment of ankle arthritis with coronal plane deformity. In Alexander I, Bluman E, Greisberg J (Eds.), Advanced reconstruction: Foot and ankle 2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  3. Hintermann B, Barg A (2015). The Hintegra prosthesis: why I designed it this way. In Haddad SL (Ed.), AAOS Expanded Monograph: Total ankle arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  4. Saltzman CL, Barg A, Burstein AH (2015). The future of total ankle arthroplasty: what have we learned. In Haddad SL (Ed.), AAOS Expanded Monograph: Total ankle arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  5. Valderrabano V, Barg A (2015). Total ankle arthroplasty design. In Alexander I, Bluman E, Greisberg J (Eds.), Advanced reconstruction: Foot and ankle 2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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