Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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John L. Esterhai, M.D.

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Two Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Cum Laude)
Gettysburg College, 1968.
M.D.
Temple University, 1972.
Post-Graduate Training
Surgical Intern, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1972-1973.
USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, 1973-.
Resident in Orthopaedics, Hospital of the University of PA, 1976-1980.
Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1979-1980.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons, 1986-.
Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery - September , 1981.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Patient Oriented Research Certification Program Full Review Level , 2006.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Patient Oriented Research Certification Program. Refresher, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Shaffer MA., Okereke E., Esterhai JL Jr., Elliott MA., Walker GA., Yim SH., Vandenborne K.: Effects of immobilization on plantar-flexion torque, fatigue resistance, and functional ability following an ankle fracture. Physical Therapy 80(8): 769-80, Aug 2000.

Tan V., Pepe MD., Glaser DL., Seldes RM., Heppenstall RB., Esterhai JL Jr.: Well-leg compartment pressures during hemilithotomy position for fracture fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 14(3): 157-61, Mar-Apr 2000.

Yeh G., Esterhai J.L: "Orthopaedics" The Surgical Review: An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide. Kreisal, Krupnick, Kaiser (eds.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 440-468, 2000.

Esterhai, JL, Heppenstall, RB, Luchetti, WT, Chan, PSH: Thermonecrosis of the Tibia and Injury to the Surrounding Soft Tissue Envelope Secondary To Heat Generation During Intramedullary Reaming. Transactions of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, San Antonio, Texas, 2000.

Moshirfar A., Showers D., Logan P., Esterhai JL Jr.: Prosthetic options for below knee amputations after osteomyelitis and nonunion of the tibia. [Review] [41 refs] Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research (360): 110-21, Mar 1999.

Moshirfar A., Showers D., Logan P., Esterhai JL Jr.: Orthotic management for posttraumatic nonunion of the tibia complicated by osteomyelitis. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research (360): 106-9, Mar 1999.

Tan V, Pepe MD, Esterhai, J.L: "Sepsis of the Shoulder Girdle" Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management. Iannotti, Williams (eds.). Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 951-978, 1999.

Graziani, A.L, Hines, J.M., Morgan, A.S., MacGregor, R.R., Esterhai, J.L: "Infecting Organisms and Antibiotics" Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Steinberg, Garino (eds.). Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 407-417, 1999.

Wei, SY, Okereke, E., Wall, SJ, Bridges, M., Heppenstall, RB., Esterhai, J.L: "Tibiotalar Arthrodesis", Seminars in Arthroplasty. Williams, Fitzgerald (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA Page: 72-78, 1999.

Beredjiklian P., Naranja RJ., Heppenstall RB., Brighton CT., Esterhai JL: Results of Treatment of 111 patients with Non Union of Femoral Fracture. University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 12: 52-56, 1999.

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