Bryce Basques, MD, MHS

Bryce Basques, MD, MHS
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident – 4th Year
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA


Bryce Basques, MD, MHS, is currently a fourth-year resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He earned his bachelor’s in biochemistry at the University of Miami, and his medical degree and master’s in health science from the Yale School of Medicine. He has authored over 90 peer-reviewed research articles in high-impact orthopaedic and spine journals, such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the American Journal of Sports Medicine and Spine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Best Paper Awards at the annual meetings of the North American Spine Society (NASS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). He is currently a peer reviewer for Spine, The Bone and Joint Journal, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and Injury.

Research Interests

  • Improving diagnostic accuracy, risk stratification, and post-operative outcomes for spine surgery
  • Large data analysis
  • Predictive modeling
  • Healthcare resource management

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bryce Basques’ full list of publications.

  1. Basques BA, Espinoza-Orias AA, Shifflett GD, Fice MP, Andersson G, An H, Inoue N. The kinematics and spondylosis of the lumbar spine vary depending on the levels of motion segments in individuals with low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 42:E767-E774. 2017
  2. Basques BA, McLynn RP, Fice MP, Samuel AM, Lukasiewicz AM, Bohl DD, Ahn J, Singh K, Grauer JN. Results of database studies in spine surgery can be influenced by missing data. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 475:2893-2904. 2017
  3. Basques BA, Louie PK, Shifflett GD, Fice MP, Mayo BC, Massel DH, Guzman JZ, Bohl DD, Singh K. Effect of surgeon volume on complications, length of stay, and costs following anterior cervical fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 42:394-399. 2017
  4. Basques BA, Tetreault MW, Della Valle CJ. Same-day discharge dompared with inpatient hospitalization following hip and knee arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 99:1969-1977. 2017
  5. Basques BA, Bohl DD, Golinvaux NS, Smith BG, Grauer JN. Patient factors are associated with poor short-term outcomes after posterior fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 473:286-94. 2015
  6. Basques BA, Toy JO, Bohl DD, Golinvaux NS, Grauer JN. General compared with spinal anesthesia for total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 97:455-61. 2015