Dane Hansen, D.O.

"Arthritis patients have high expectations for their activity level. With advanced training in minimally invasive surgical techniques and quick-recovery joint replacement, I strive to help my patients return to their fully active lifestyle as quickly as possible."

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

Personal Interests
Family, waterskiing, cooking, golf, travel

Medical School
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine -Des Moines, Iowa

Undergraduate Studies
Bethel University – Saint Paul, Minnesota

Residency
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine / Doctors Hospital -Columbus, Ohio

Fellowships
Adult Joint Reconstruction – Rush University Medical Center – Chicago, Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • International Congress of Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journals

  1. Hansen DC, Moon WK, Kusuma SK. Prophylactic free flap for chronic lower extremity soft tissue defect prior to total knee arthroplasty: a case report. JBJS Case Connector. 2013 Jul 24; 3(3):e75 1-6.
  2. Gaski G, Hansen D, Willis LM, Bos GD, Kean JR. Intramedullary rod fixation of fibrous dysplasia without use of bisphosphonates. J Child Orthop. 2013 Oct; 7(4): 277–283.
  3. Madsen AA, Taylor BC, Dimitris C, Hansen DC, Steensen RA, Gaines ST. Safety of bilateral total knee arthroplasty in morbidly obese patients. Orthopedics. 2014 Mar 37;3:e252-e259.
  4. Hansen DC, Kusuma SK, Palmer RM, Botkin KB. Robotic Guidance Does Not Improve Component Position or Short-Term Outcome in Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, J Arthroplasty. 2014, Sep; 29(9):1784-9.
  5. Taylor BC, Hansen DC, Harrison R, Lucas DE, Degenova D. Primary retrograde tibiotalocalcaneal nailing for fragility ankle fractures. Iowa orthopedic Journal. 2016, Volume 36:75-78.

Abstracts/Meeting Proceedings

  1. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Reconstructive Review. 2012 Oct; 2(3)suppl:32.
  2. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2013 95-B:(Supp 34) 112.

 

Publications

National/International meetings

  1. Vardaxis VG, Hansen DC, Meier B, Mahoney C. Gait co-activation patterns in terminal osteoarthritis knee patients. International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, Bi-annual Meeting, June 2008. Niagara Falls, Canada. “Poster
  2. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. International Congress of Joint Reconstruction, 13th Annual Insall Scott Kelly Institute Sports Medicine and Total Knee and Hip Course, October 2012. New York, NY. “Poster
  3. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. 13th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, June 2013. Orlando, FL. “Podium
  4. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. 26th Annual Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, October 2013. Palm Beach, FL. “E-poster/short talk
  5. Hansen DC, Palmer RM, Botkin K, Wasielewski RC, Kusuma SK. Comparison of outcomes of robotic and manually implanted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. 2013 American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, October 2013. San Diego, CA. Poster
  6. Hansen DC, Taylor BC. Ankle fragility fractures treated with primary retrograde tibiotalocalcaneal nail: early clinical and radiographic outcomes. 2013 American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, October 2013. San Diego, CA. Poster
  7. Hansen DC, Lucas D, Taylor BC. Ankle fragility fractures treated with primary retrograde tibiotalocalcaneal nail: early clinical and radiographic outcomes. 2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, March 2014. New Orleans, LA. Paper/Podium

Dr. Hansen is currently studying the effect of lidocaine spinal anesthesia in outpatient total joint arthroplasty with Dr. Richard Berger at Rush University.

 

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