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John D Kelly IV MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Attending Surgeon, VAMC Philadelphia
Consultant, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia
Coordinator Musculoskeletal Exam Module, Univ. of Penn School of Medicine
Co-Director Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Director Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency Orthopedic Surgery, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1984-1989.
Fellowship Sports Medicine, Temple University, 1989-1990.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992.
Recertification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery , 2002.
American Orthopedic Association for Sports Medicine, 2009.
American Board Orthopedic Surgery, 2011.
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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

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.

Garcia GH, Wu HH, Liu JN, Huffman GR, Kelly JD 4th : Outcomes of the Remplissage Procedure and Its Effects on Return to Sports: Average 5-Year Follow-up. Am J Sports Med Feb 2016.

Gordon J, Breitbart E, Austin D, Photopoulos C, Kelly JD: Adhesive Capsulitis: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment Strategies. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy. Kelly JD (eds.). Springer Page: 149-170, Jan. 2016.

McGraw M, Kinsella S, Kelly AM, Kelly JD: Arthroscopic Repair of Massive Retracted Rotator Cuff Tears. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy. Kelly JD (eds.). Springer, Page: 239-254, Jan. 2016.

Photopoulos C, Park M, Kelly JD.: Remplissage:Technique and Results. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy. Kelly JD (eds.). Springer, Page: 93-100, Jan. 2016.

Horneff J, Huffman R, Kelly JD: Indications and Technique for Posterior Capsular Release. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy. Kelly JD (eds.). Springer Page: 45-52, Jan. 2016.

Kelly JD, Editor: Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy; New frontiers in Shoulder Preservation Springer, New York. Kelly JD (eds.). Springer Jan. 2016.

Garcia GH, Wu HH, Park MJ, Tjoumakaris FP, Tucker BS, Kelly JD 4th, Sennett BJ.: Depression Symptomatology and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Incidence and Effect on Functional Outcome-A Prospective Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 44(3): 572-9, Dec. 2015.

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