Thomas David Tarity, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Fellowship Director, Adult Reconstruction, Penn Medicine
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3340
BS (Business Administration )
Villanova University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
The George Washington University School of Medicine , 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary Hip Replacement
Primary Knee Replacement
Revision Hip Replacement
Revision Knee Replacement
Robotic Hip Replacement
Robotic Knee Replacement

Selected Publications

Tarity TD, Vigdorchik JM, Westrich GH, Gonzalez Della Valle A, Cerrito P, Baral EC, Bromage TG, Bauer TW.: Adaptive Immune Response Associated with a Zirconium-Containing, Cemented, Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect 11, Aug 2021.

Tarity TD, Gkiatas I, Nocon AA, Jones CW, Carli AV, Sculco PK.: Irrigation and Debridement With Implant Retention: Does Chronicity of Symptoms Matter? J Arthroplasty Aug 2021.

Tarity TD, Xiang W, Gkiatas I, Meyers KN, Malahias MA, Rodriguez JA, Wright TM, Sculco PK.: Extended Trochanteric Osteotomy Closure Performed Before or After Canal Preparation and Stem Impaction Does Not Affect Axial Stability. J Arthroplasty Page: S964-S970, Aug 2022.

Gkiatas I, Xiang W, Karasavvidis T, Windsor EN, Malahias MA, Tarity TD, Sculco PK.: Relatively Low Rate of Heterotopic Ossification Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev 5: e21, Jul 2021.

Gkiatas I, Malahias MA, Xiang W, Meyers KN, Torres LA, Tarity TD, Rodriguez JA, Bostrom MP, Wright TM, Sculco PK.: How Does Contact Length Impact Titanium Tapered Splined Stem Stability: A Biomechanical Matched Pair Cadaveric Study. J Arthroplasty September 2021.

Gkiatas I, Xiang W, Nocon AA, Youssef MP, Tarity TD, Sculco PK.: Heterotopic Ossification Negatively Influences Range of Motion After Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty Arthroplasty: DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2021.03.023, August 2021.

Baldini A, Blevins K, Del Gaizo D, Enke O, Goswami K, Griffin W, Indelli PF, Jennison T, Kenanidis E, Manner P, Patel R, Puhto T, Sancheti P, Sharma R, Sharma R, Shetty R, Sorial R, Talati N, Tarity TD, Tetsworth K, Topalis C, Tsiridis E, W-Dahl A, Wilson M.: General Assembly, Prevention, Operating Room - Personnel: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. J Arthroplasty 34: S97-S104, Feb 2019.

Boyle KK, Wood S, Tarity TD.: Low-Virulence Organisms and Periprosthetic Joint Infection-Biofilm Considerations of These Organisms. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 11: 409-419, Sep 2018.

Tarity TD, Swall MM.: Current Trends in Discharge Disposition and Post-discharge Care After Total Joint Arthroplasty. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 10: 397-403, Sep 2017.

Tarity TD, Koch CN, Burket JC, Wright TM, Westrich GH.: Fretting and Corrosion at the Backside of Modular Cobalt Chromium Acetabular Inserts: A Retrieval Analysis. J Arthroplasty 32: 1033-1039, Mar 2017.

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