Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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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: Author's Reply:Inquiry re Hip Dislocation. Arthroscopy 31(1), Jan 2015.

Kelly, John D: Mindfulness: the end of suffering. Clincal Ortho and Related Research 473(2), Jan. 2015.

Phillips E, Khoury V, Kelly J.: 'FAI and Relationship to Osteitis Pubis' AAOS, Poster Proceedings of Annual Meeting 2015.

Liu J, Richman K, Huffman R, Kelly J, Glaser D, Grodofsky S, Elkassabany N.: Is there a dose response of dexamethasone as adjuvant for supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block? A prospective randomized double-blinded clinical study. Journal of Clincial Anesthesia 2015.

Hoglund L, Carey J, Gushen A, Kelly J.: Changes in Knee Kinematics from a 6-Week Hip and Trunk Strengthening Program for Persons with Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis. American College of Rheumatology Nov. 2014.

Kinsella S, Thomas S, Huffman R, Kelly JD.: The Thrower's Shoulder. Orthopedic Clincis of North America 45(3): 387, July 2014.

Austin D, Horneff G, Kelly J: Anterior Hip Dislocation 5 Months sp Hip Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy 30(10), June 2014.

Kelly, JD: Cover Journal:HAGL Lesion. Arthroscopy April 2014.

Stephen J. Thomas, PhD, ATC1, Joseph J. Sarver, PhD1, Sarah Yannascoli, MD1, Jennica J. Tucker1, John D. Kelly, IV, MD1, Rexford A. Ahima, MD, PhD1, Mary F. Barbe, PhD2, Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD1.: The Effect of Type II Diabetes on Native Mechanical and Biologic Shoulder Joint Properties in a Rat Model. Ortho Research Society March 2014.

McHale K, Park MJ, Kelly JD.: Arthroscopic Remplissage for Humeral Head Defects. Techniques in Orthopedics Jan 2014.

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Last updated: 03/29/2015
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