Steven Carl Haase

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Plastic Surgery Section
Clinical Associate Professor
Short bio: 

Steven C. Haase, M.D., serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Section of Plastic Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System. Born and raised in Southeast Michigan, Dr. Haase now lives just outside of Ann Arbor with his wife and three children.


Research summary: 

Dr. Haase has active research interests in several clinical projects. He has received grant support to investigate outcomes following operative treatment of wrist fractures, as well as to perform a detailed economic analysis of leg reconstruction after severe injuries. Current projects include investigations of surgical intervention for ulnar nerve compression at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). Previous publications by Dr. Haase include work on experimental nerve grafts for nerve repair, as well as innovative nerve transfers to restore hand function. More recently, he has published work related to a cost-utility analysis of leg reconstruction, as well as outcomes of surgery for wrist fractures. He has authored several book chapters on hand tumors, wrist fractures, leg reconstruction, and other topics.

Recent publications: 

Xing, H; Haase, SC; Shapiro, DJ. Antiestrogens Activate an Estrogen Receptor Mutant Exhibiting Enhanced Binding to the Estrogen Response Element. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications. 202(2):888-95, 1994.

Haase, SC; Wolk, SW; et al. Patient Outcomes Following Placement of a Second IVC Filter: Case Reports. Vascular Surgery. 32(6):633-37, 1998.

Haase, SC; Cederna, PS; Dennis, RG; Kuzon, WM Jr. Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction Using Acellular Nerve Grafts. Surgical Forum. 51, 2000.

Haase, SC; Chung, KC. Anterior Interosseous Nerve Transfer to the Motor Branch of the Ulnar Nerve for High Ulnar Nerve Injuries. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 49(3):285-90, Sept 2002.

Haase, SC; Rovak, JM; Dennis, RG; Kuzon, WM Jr.; Cederna, PS. Recovery of Muscle Contractile Function Following Nerve Gap Repair with Chemically Acellularized Peripheral Nerve Grafts. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 19(4):241-48, May 2003.

Margaliot, Z; Haase, SC; Kotsis, SV; Kim, HM; Chung, KC. A Meta-Analysis of Outcomes of External Fixation versus Plate Osteosynthesis for Unstable Distal Radius Fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery. 30A(6):1185-1199, Nov 2005.

Chung, KC; Watt, AJ; Kotsis, SV; Margaliot, Z; Haase, SC; Kim, HM. Treatment of Unstable Distal Radial Fractures with the Volar Locking Plating System. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 88A(12):2687-2694, Dec 2006.

Haase, SC; Berger, RA; Shin, AY. Association Between Lunate Morphology and Carpal Collapse Patterns in Scaphoid Nonunions. Journal of Hand Surgery. 32A(7):1009-1012, Sep 2007.

Kulkarni, AR; Haase, SC; Chung, KC. Leiomyoma of the Hand. Hand. 4(2):145-149, Jun 2009.

Chung, KC; Shauver, MJ; Saddawi-Konefka, D; Haase, SC. A Decision Analysis of Amputation Versus Reconstruction for Severe Open Tibial Fracture. Medical Decision Making. (submitted).

Chung, KC; Saddawi-Konefka, D; Haase, SC; Kaul, G. A Cost-Utility Analysis of Amputation versus Salvage for Gustilo IIIB and IIIC Open Tibial Fractures. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. (in press)