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James L. Carey, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director, Penn Center for Advanced Cartilage Repair and Osteochondritis Dissecans Treatment, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Staff, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Staff, Penn Medicine University City Ambulatory Surgical Facility
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Sports Medicine Center
Weightman Hall, First Floor
235 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 615-4400
Fax: (215) 615-4405
B.S.E. (Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering)
Duke University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
M.P.H. (Public Health)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery and General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2002.
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2006.
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2006-2007.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate of the Board (Board Certified), 2010.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Subspecialty Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Cartilage Transplantation
Knee Cartilage Tear
Knee Instability
Knee Loose Bodies
Knee Reconstruction -- Ligament
Meniscus Tears
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Shoulder Dislocation
Sport Related Knee Injury
Sport Related Shoulder Injury

Description of Research Expertise

Osteochondritis Dissecans
Focal Articular Cartilage Injuries
Prospective Cohort Studies
Reliability Studies

Selected Publications

MARS Group (including Carey JL and 94 other authors): Meniscal and articular cartilage predictors of clinical outcome after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 44: 1671-9, 2016.

Carey JL, Wall EJ, Grimm NL, Ganley TJ, Edmonds EW, Anderson AF, Polousky J, Murnaghan ML, Nissen CW, Weiss J, Lyon RM, Chambers HG; Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group: Novel arthroscopic classification of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: a multi center reliability study. Am J Sports Med. 44: 1694-8, 2016.

Saxena V, D’Aquilla K, Marcoon S, Krishnamoorthy G, Gordon JA, Carey JL, Borthakur A, Kneeland JB, Kelly JD, IV, Reddy R, Sennett BJ: T1ρ magnetic resonance imaging to assess cartilage damage after primary shoulder dislocation. Am J Sports Med. Page: [Epub ahead of print] 2016.

McHale KJ, Rozell JC, Milby AH, Carey JL, Sennett BJ: Outcomes of Lisfranc injuries in the National Football League. Am J Sports Med. 44: 1810-7, 2016.

Shea KG, Carey JL, Brown GA, Murray JN, Pezold R, Sevarino KS: Management of osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral condyle. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 24: e102-104, 2016.

DiBartola AC, Everhart JS, Magnussen RA, Carey JL, Brophy RH, Schmitt LC, Flanigan DC: Correlation between histological outcome and surgical cartilage repair technique in the knee: a meta-analysis. Knee. 23: 344-9, 2016.

Dunn WR, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Harrell F, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW, for the MOON Shoulder Group: 2013 Neer Award: predictors of failure of nonoperative treatment of chronic, symptomatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 25: 1303-11, 2016.

Ganley TG, Grimm NL, Carey JL: Unstable osteochondritis dissecans in the immature knee: fixation. In: Carey JL, ed. Osteochondritis Dissecans. Rosemont, Illinois: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Page: 43-52, 2015.

Pfeifer CG, Kinsella SD, Milby AH, Fisher MB, Belkin NS, Mauck RL, Carey JL: Development of a large animal model of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: a pilot study. Orthop J Sports Med. 3: 232596711570019, 2015.

Gornitzky AL, Potty AG, Carey JL, Ganley TJ: Repair of acute-on-chronic subscapularis insufficiency in an adolescent patient. Orthopedics. 38: e844-8, 2015.

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