Eric L. Hume, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Philadelphia VAH
Director of Quality and Safety Dept Orthopaedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662 3340
Fax: 215-222-8853
BA (Chemistry )
University of Rochester, 1974.
SUNY, Upstate Medical Center, 1978.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Interdisciplinary work aimed at lowering perioperative and post-acute readmission risk for hip and knee arthroplasty patients supporting two large hip and knee bundles, BPCI and IBC, and developing orthopaedic surgery department wide quality and safety culture as Orthopaedic Surgery Director Quality and Safety .

Description of Research Expertise

Hip and knee arthroplasty
Knee Kinematic alignment
Hip alternate bearings
MAKO robotic surgery

Quality and Safety in Orthopaedic Surgery

Hip alternate bearing Ceramic on Ceramic and Ceramic on Polyethylene
Depuy studies ongoing
FDA IDE 1996 to 2003 leading to FDA approval in US

Selected Publications

Kallies K, Dillingham TR, Edelstein A, Hume E, Polsky D, Schwartz R, McGinley EL, Pezzin LE.: The Effect of CMS's Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Bundled Payment Model on Trajectories of Post-acute Rehabilitation Care After Total Hip Arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehabil Jun 2022.

Edelstein AI, Hume EL, Pezzin LE, McGinley EL, Dillingham TR.: The Impact of Femoral Component Cementation on Fracture and Mortality Risk in Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty: Analysis from a National Medicare Sample. J Bone Joint Surg Am 104: 523-529, Mar 2022.

Andah G, Hume E, Nelson C, Lee GC.: Does timing of lumbar fusion affect dislocation rate after total hip arthroplasty? J Orthop 27: 145-148, Sep 2021.

Agarwal AK, Lee D, Ali Z, Sennett B, Xiong R, Hemmons J, Spencer E, Abdel-Rahman D, Kleinman R, Lacko H, Horan A, Dooley M, Hume E, Mehta S, Delgado MK.: Patient-Reported Opioid Consumption and Pain Intensity After Common Orthopedic and Urologic Surgical Procedures With Use of an Automated Text Messaging System. JAMA Netw Open 4: e213243, Mar 2021.

Dimentberg R, Caplan IF, Winter E, Glauser G, Goodrich S, McClintock SD, Hume EL, Malhotra NR.: Prediction of Adverse Outcomes Within 90 Days of Surgery in a Heterogeneous Orthopedic Surgery Population. J Healthc Qual 2021.

Mehta SJ, Hume E, Troxel AB, Reitz C, Norton L, Lacko H, McDonald C, Freeman J, Marcus N, Volpp KG, Asch DA.: Effect of Remote Monitoring on Discharge to Home, Return to Activity, and Rehospitalization After Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open 3: e2028328, Dec 2020.

Burke RE, Canamucio A, Medvedeva E, Hume EL, Navathe AS.: Association of Discharge to Home vs Institutional Postacute Care With Outcomes After Lower Extremity Joint Replacement. JAMA Netw Open 3: e2022382, Oct 2020.

Scanlon CM, Sun DQ, Alvarez AM, Webb ML, Perez BA, Yu AS, Hume EL.: In Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty, Failure to Recreate Native Tibial Alignment Is Associated With Early Revision. J Arthroplasty 2020.

Fang M, Mao F, Hume E, Greysen SR.: Establishing an Orthopedic Excess Hospital Days in Acute Care Program. J Hosp Med 2020.

Caplan IF, Winter E, Glauser G, Goodrich S, McClintock SD, Hume EL, Malhotra NR.: Composite score for prediction of 30-day orthopedic surgery outcomes. J Orthop Res 2020.

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Last updated: 11/10/2023
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