Luis A. Corrales MD Profile


  • 8/2002-7/2007
    Boston, MA
    Harvard Medical School
    • New Pathway Program: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • 8/1997-7/2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physiological Science
    • Graduated with Departmental Honors
    • Minor in Chicano/a Studies
  • 8/1993-7/1997
    Venice, CA
    Venice High School Foreign Language Magnet
    • Graduated with High Honors


  • The Medical Board of California
    • Certified Physician and Surgeon
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
    • Diplomat of the Board (Board Certified)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
    • Member/Fellow


  • Morshed S, Corrales L, Lin K, Miclau T. Femoral Nailing During Serum Bicarbonate-Defined Hypo-Perfusion Predicts Pulmonary Organ Dysfunction in Multi-System Trauma Patients. Injury. 2011 July;42(7): 643-649.
  • Corrales L, Morshed S, Bhandari M, Miclau T. Variability in the Assessment of Fracture-Healing in Orthopaedic Trauma Studies. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Sep;90(9):1862-8.
  • Morshed S, Corrales L, Genant H, Miclau T. Outcome Assessment in Clinical Trials of Fracture-Healing. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb;90 Suppl 1:62-7
  • Morshed S, Humphrey M, Corrales L, Millet M, Hoffinger SA. Retention of Flexible Intramedullary Nails Following Treatment of Pediatric Femur Fractures. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 2007 Sept; 127(7): 509-14.


  • 10/2012
    Brisbane, Australia
    “Consistency of the Rockwood Classification System of Acromialclavicular Joint Dislocation: Does the Grade Determined by Increased Coracoclavicular Distance Match that by Acromioclavicular Joint Displacement?”Podium Presentation, Biennial Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia Closed Conference
  • 5/2012
    San Francisco, CA
    “Femoral Nailing During Serum Bicarbonate-Defined Hypo-Perfusion Predicts Pulmonary Organ Dysfunction in Multi-System Trauma Patients”Podium Presentation, 57th Annual UCSF Le Roy. Abbott Society/ Verne T. Inman Lectureship Conference
  • 4/2011
    San Francisco, CA
    “Understanding the Epidemic of Childhood Obesity and Its Effect on the Musculoskeletal System” Grand Rounds Lecture, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 10/2010
    Managua, Nicaragua
    “Femoral Shaft Fractures in Multisystem Trauma Patients: Think Before Nailing”Grand Rounds Lecture, Hospital Lenin Fonseca Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2/2007
    San Francisco, CA
    “Current Definition of Long-Bone Fracture Healing Used in Orthopaedic Trauma Research: A Systematic Review” Poster Presentation, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting
  • 10/2007
    Boston, MA
    “Current Definition of Long-Bone Fracture Healing Used in Orthopaedic Trauma Research: A Systematic Review”Poster Presentation, Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting

Research Experience

  • 7/2006-7/2007
    San Francisco, CA
    Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
    • Area of research: Orthopaedic Trauma
    • Mentors: Theodore Miclau, MD and Saam Morshed, MD, MPH
  • 6/2003-9/2003
    Boston, MA
    Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Summer Research Trainee Program (SRTP)
    • Area of research: Cardiovascular system
    • Mentor: Anthony Rosenzweig, MD
  • 9/1999-9/2001
    Los Angeles, CA
    Minority Access to Research Careers and Undergraduate Student Training for Academic Research (MARC U STAR) Program Fellow at the University of California Los Angles (UCLA)
    • National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded program
    • Research in molecular, cell and developmental biology

International Experience

  • 9/2010-10/2010
    Managua, Nicaragua
    Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT)/ Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO)
    • General orthopaedics, trauma, and pediatric hand surgery
    • Public Hospital Lenin Fonseca, Children’s Hospital Fernando Velez Paiz
  • 8/2005-10/2005
    Durban, South Africa
    Harvard Medical School International Health Elective
    • General medicine, HIV/AIDs care and prevention
    • McCord Public Hospital

Volunteer Work

  • 10/2002-10/2004
    Boston, MA
    Martha Elliot Health Center/Harvard Medical School Youth Mentorship Program
    • Mission: To mentor at risk youths, support their academic development, and enhance their self confidence through tutoring, guidance, and example
  • 9/1998-6/2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • Black/Latino youth HIV/AIDs prevention project- free education regarding sexually transmitted diseases and safe sex for at risk teens in local inner city high schools
    • Community Health Clinic in Tecate, Mexico- free screening for diabetes, hypertension and anemia for poor border town communities


  • Spanish
    • Fluent/Native Speaker


  • Provided upon request

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