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John D Kelly, IV MD

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

Reuther K, Larsen R, Kuhn P, Kelly JD, Thomas S. : Sleepr Stretch Accelerates Recovery of GH Internal Rotation after Pitching. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Oct. 2016.

Kelly, JD4: Breaking the Cycle: The Power of Gratitude. Clinical Ortho and Related Research Sept 2016.

Gittings D1, Hesketh P1, Dattilo J1, Zgonis M1, Kelly J1, Mehta S2 : Arthroscopic lysis of adhesions improves knee range of motion after fixation of intra-articular fractures about the knee Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. August 2016.

Kelly, JD.: Kindness is its Own Reward. J Clin Orthop Relat Res Springer, 474(8): 1775-7, August 2016.

Saxena V, D'Aquilla K, Marcoon S, Krishnamoorthy G, Gordon JA, Carey JL, Borthakur A, Kneeland JB, Kelly JD 4th, Reddy R, Sennett BJ. : T1ρ Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Assess Cartilage Damage After Primary Shoulder Dislocation. American Journal Sports Medicine July 2016.

Shannon N, Kelly JD: An Evidence Based Approach to Shoulder Injuries. Journal of Family Medicine. Austin Publishing, 3(5), July 2016.

Smucny M, Shin EC, Zhang AL, Feeley BT, Gajiu T, Kelly JD et al : Erratum. Arthroscopy. Elsevier, 32(5): 953, May 2016.

Kelly, JD: Tolstoy's Three Questions for Life. Clinical Ortho and Related Research 474(5): 1122-4, May 2016.

Phillips E, Khoury V, Wilmot A, Kelly JD 4th: Correlation Between Cam-Type Femoroacetabular Impingement and Radiographic Osteitis Pubis. Orthopedics 7: 1-6, April 2016.

Smucny M, Shin E, Zhang A, Kelly JD, Ma B et al.: Poor Agreement on Classification and Treatment of Subscapularis Tendon Tears. Arthroscopy 32(2): 246-51, Feb. 2016.

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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