John D Kelly IV MD

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Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
34th and Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (English)
Columbia University, 1979.
MD (Medicine)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1984.
Resident (Orthopaedic Surgery)
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1989.
Fellow (Arthroscopy Sports Trauma)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1990.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Rotator Cuff Disease
Shoulder Instability
Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, Elbow, Hip Arthroscopy
Joint Preservation

Description of Research Expertise

Disorders of the Shoulder
Arthroscopic Surgery
Disorders of the Knee
Arthritis Prevention
Injuries to Throwers
Holistic Orthopedics
Diabetes and Soft Tissue Manifestations
Oxidative Stress and Aging

Selected Publications

Badiola, I., Liu, J., Huang, S., Kelly, J. D., & Elkassabany, N. : A comparison of the fascia iliaca block to the lumbar plexus block in providing analgesia following arthroscopic hip surgery: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Journal of clinical anesthesia. 49: 26-9, June 2018.

Hast MW, Schmidt E, Kelly JD 4th, Baxter JR. : Computational Model Graft Tension in Simulated Superior Capsule Reconstruction. J Orthop Res May 2018.

Paschos N, Kelly JD, Bannister E, Zgonis M: Alternatives to Reverse Shoulder for Massive Cuff Tears. ICL Series AAOS. Parvizi and Huddleston (eds.). 67(11), April 2018.

Hoglund L, Pontiggia L, Kelly J. : A 6-week hip muscle strengthening and lumbopelvic-hip core stabilization program to improve pain, function, and quality of life in persons with patellofemoral osteoarthritis: a feasibility pilot study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 4(70), April 2018.

) Kraeutler, M. J., McCarty, E. C., Belk, J. W., Wolf, B. R., Hettrich, C. M., Ortiz, S. F.,Kelly JD. ... & Bollier, M. J: Descriptive Epidemiology of the MOON Shoulder Instability Cohort. AJSM Sage, April 2018.

Talathi N, Khoury V, Lavalva S, Kelly JD: "FAI and Proximal Hamstring Injury" AAOS Poster Proceedings March 2018.

Kelly, JD: Forgiveness: Key Resiliency Builder. CORR 476(2), Feb. 2018.

Kelly JD 4th: CORR Insights®: Does a Brief Mindfulness Exercise Improve Outcomes in Upper Extremity Patients? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Clinical Ortho and Related Research Feb. 2018.

Talathi N, Kelly JD et al. : Correlation Between Femoroacetabular Impingement and Hamstring Tendon Pathology on Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Arthrography Orthopedics Slack, 40(6), Nov. 2017.

Gladstein A, Kelly J.: Arthroscopic Treatment of Combined Instability and Rotator Cuff Tear. Rotator Cuff Injuries A Clinical Casebook. McMahon P. (eds.). Springer, Page: 119, Oct. 2017.

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