Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Idaho Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship
St. Alphonsus Foot and Ankle Center, Boise, ID;
July 2015—August 2016
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Hershey, PA;
July 2011— June 2015
Internship: General Surgery
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Hershey, PA;
July 2010—July 2011
Doctor of Medicine
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA;
August 2006—May 2010
Bachelor of Science—Neuroscience
Brigham Young University, College of Biology and Agriculture, Provo, UT;
August 1999—April 2005
ABOS Board Certified General Orthopaedic Surgery (2019)
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Dang DY, Flint WW, Haytmanek CT, Ackerman KJ, Coughlin MJ, Hirose CB. Locked Dorsal Compression Plate Arthrodesis for Degenerative Arthritis of the Midfoot. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2020 Aug; Online ahead of print.
Cited in PubMed; PMID: 32863117
Stith A, Dang D, Griffin M, Flint W, Hirose C, Coughlin M. Rigid Internal Fixation of Proximal Crescentic Metatarsal Osteotomy in Hallux Valgus Correction. Foot and Ankle International. 2019 Jul; 40(7): 778-789.
Cited in PubMed; PMID 30994364
Flint WW, Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ. Ankle arthrodesis using an anterior titanium dual locked plating construct. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2017 Mar-Apr; 56(2): 304-308. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 28117257
Flint WW, Macias DM, Jastifer JR, Doty JF, Hirose CB, Coughlin MJ. Plantar plate repair for lesser metatarsophalangeal joint instability. Foot and Ankle International. 2017 Mar; 38(3): 234-242. Cited in PubMed; PMID 27852647
Flint WW, Lewis GS, Wee HB, Bryce BJ, Armstrong AD. Glenoid cement mantle characterization using micro-computed tomography of three cement application techniques. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2016 Apr; 25(4): 572-580. Cited in PubMed; PMID 26577127
Wee H, Armstrong AD, Flint WW, Kunselman AR, Lewis GS. Peri-implant stress correlates with bone and cement morphology: Micro-FE modeling of implanted cadaveric glenoids. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2015 Nov; 33(11): 1671-1679. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25929691
Flint WW, Cain JD. Nail and skin disorders of the foot. Medical Clinics of North America. 2014 Mar: 98(2): 213-225. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24559870
Hirschler-Laszkiewicz I, Tong Q, Conrad K, Zhang W, Flint WW, Barber AJ, Cheung JY, Miller BA. TRPC3 activation by erythropoietin is modulated by TRPC6. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2009 Feb; 284(7): 4567-4581. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19074769.
Roma PG, Flint WW, Higley JD, Riley AL. Assessment of the aversive and rewarding effects of alcohol in Fischer and Lewis rats. Psychopharmacology. 2006 Dec; 189(2): 187-199. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17013639.
Coughlin, MJ., Flint, WW., Coughlin, EH., (In Print) Treatment of plantar plate tears of the lesser metatarsophalangeal joints. In S. Raikin (Ed.), Foot and Ankle Surgery: Tricks of the Trade. New York: Thieme.
Flint WW, Hassenbein SE, Hollenbeak CS, Aydogan U. Do Patients Who Present To Foot And Ankle Clinic Know Their Shoe Size? Poster presented at: Resident Research Day 2015, Penn State College of Medicine; Hershey, PA. April 2015. Also presented at: E-Poster presentation at AOFAS Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA July 15, 2015
Wee HB, Flint WW, Lewis GS, Armstrong AA (2013, Oct). Micro-finite Element Determination of Peri-implant Strains in Cadaveric Glenoids. Poster presented at: International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty; Palm Beach, FL, October 2013.
Chen S, Flint WW, Iba K., Suomi S, Higley JD. Social drinking in female rhesus macaques: a profile of voluntary oral ethanol consumption, rearing history, and dominance ranking.. Poster presented at: Research Society on Alcoholism; Baltimore, MD. June 2006.
Flint WW, Innis C. Dominance, Impulsivity, and the Rhesus Macaque. Poster presented at: NIH Student Poster Day; Bethesda, MD. August 2004.
Flint WW, Chen S, Iba K, Davis E, Suomi S, Higley JD. Concurrent environmental enrichment and ethanol consumption in socially-housed rhesus macaques. Poster presented at: American Society of Primatology; San Antonio, TX. August 2006.
Flint WW. Foot and Ankle Postoperative Care. Presentation given at: Northwest Perianesthesia Nurses’ Association Annual Meeting, Boise, ID. September 28, 2019
Coughlin MJ, Flint WW. Second Metarsophalangeal Joint Instability. Presentation given at: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. July 2016
Coughlin MJ, Flint WW. Long Term Results of STAR Total Ankle. Webinar on www.footinnovate.com, May 2016
Coughlin MJ, Flint WW. Anterior Ankle Arthrodesis using Tibyaxys® Plating System. Webinar on www.footinnovate.com, April 2016
Chen S, Flint WW, Iba K, Suomi S, Higley J. Social drinking in female rhesus macaques: a profile of voluntary oral ethanol consumption, rearing history, and dominance ranking. Oral Presentation presented at: American Society of Primatology; San Antonio, TX. August 2006.
Research Assistant, Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hershey, PA; May 2007—August 2007
-Examined the relationship between TRPM2 and SMURF2
-In collaboration published article examining TRPC3, TRPC6, and EPO
Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Awardee, National Institutes of Health/NIAAA, Poolesville, MD; May 2005—June 2006
-Conducted translational alcoholism research in Macaca mulatta
-Maintained custom ethanol delivery system and assay equipment
-Worked alongside veterinary staff to care for 300 Macaques
-Examined relationship between environmental enrichment and ethanol consumption
Summer Intramural Research Training Awardee, National Institutes of Health/NIAAA, Poolesville, MD; April 2004—July 2004
-Studied agonistic relationships among Macaca mulatta
-Presented findings at NIH Student Poster Session 2004