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Dr. Peter Moskal CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-6550
Practice
Board Certifications
Education

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: University of North Carolina

Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center

Bio

Dr. Moskal is a pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon at CHKD. Dr. Moskal graduated from Brown University in Providence, RI with a bachelor’s degree in Neurosciences with Distinction. During his time there, he was also a four-year letter-winner as a pitcher for Brown’s varsity baseball team, and helped lead the program to its first Ivy League Baseball Championship in the school’s history. Dr. Moskal attended Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he graduated with Honors, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He then went on to complete an additional year of fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.

Dr. Moskal has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has presented his research at several national and regional meetings. His clinical interests encompass a wide spectrum of pediatric orthopaedic injuries and conditions, including scoliosis and spinal deformity, pediatric fracture care, pediatric foot and ankle deformity, and pediatric sports medicine.

In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, kayaking, oil painting, playing acoustic and bass guitar, and spending time with his fiancée Katie and their beloved Maltipoo, Lola.

Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Early Onset Scoliosis
  • Limb Deficiency
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Pediatric Foot and Ankle
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma
Honors & Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2013
  • Resident Teaching Award, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 2014
Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society
Publications and Presentations

Cairns MA, Moskal PT, Eskildsen SM, Ostrum RF, Clement RC. Are Medicare's "Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement" Bundled Payments Stratifying Risk Adequately? J Arthroplasty. 2018 Sep;33(9):2722-2727. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2018.04.006.

Cairns MA, Moskal PT, Eskildsen SE, Ostrum RF, Clement RC. “Are Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Bundled Payments Stratifying Risk Adequately?” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2018. Podium Presentation.

Cairns MA, Moskal PT, Eskildsen SE, Ostrum RF, Clement RC. “Are Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Bundled Payments Stratifying Risk Adequately?” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgery (AAHKS) Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. November 2017. Podium Presentation.

Eskildsen SM, Moskal PT, Laux J, Del Gaizo DJ. The Effect of a Door Alarm on Operating Room Traffic During Total Joint Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2017 Nov 1;40(6):e1081-e1085. doi: 10.3928/0147744720171020-03.

Eskildsen SM, Moskal PT, Olcott CW, Del Gaizo DJ. Cheating the Acetabular Component Horizontally in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2016 Nov 1;39(6):e1092-e1096. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20160721-01.

Moskal PT, Eskildsen SM, Olcott CW, Del Gaizo DJ, “Dual-Mobility Components Prevent Early Instability in Extremely-High Risk THA Patients” Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting. Naples, FL. July 2016

Moskal PT, Eskildsen SM, Olcott CW, Del Gaizo DJ. “Effect Of Implant Type On Conversion Arthroplasty After Intertrochanteric Fracture” Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA) Annual Meeting. Naples, FL. July 2016. Podium Presentation

Moskal PT, Eskildsen SM, Olcott CW, Del Gaizo DJ, “The Effect of Implant Used for Fixation of Intertrochanteric Femur Fracture on the Outcomes of Subsequent Conversion Total Hip Arthroplasty” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgery (AAHKS) Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. November 2015

Moskal PT, Robinson SP, “The Use of Allograft Tissue to Augment Quadrupled GracilisSemitendinosus Grafts in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions”, Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. April 2011.

de la Monte SM, Tong M, Bowling N, Moskal P. si-RNA inhibition of brain insulin or insulin-like growth factor receptors causes developmental cerebellar abnormalities: relevance to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Mol Brain. 2011 Mar 28;4:13. doi: 10.1186/1756-6606-4-13.

Silbermann E, Moskal P, Bowling N, Tong M, de la Monte SM. Role of aspartyl-(asparaginyl)- -hydroxylase mediated notch signaling in cerebellar development and function. Behav Brain Funct. 2010 Nov 4;6:68. doi:10.1186/1744-9081-6-68.

Sungarian A, Cielo D, Sampath P, Bowling N, Moskal P, Wands JR, de la Monte SM. Potential Role of Thymosin- 1 Adjuvant Therapy for Glioblastoma. J Oncology. 2009;1-11. doi: 10.1155/2009/302084.

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