Andrew D Sobel, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
800 Spruce Street
1 Cathcart
Philadelphia, PA
Office: 2158292235
BSE (Biomedical Engineering)
Duke University, 2008.
MD (Medicine)
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

hand surgery, compression neuropathy, trigger finger, tendonitis, arthritis, fracture, tendon injury, nerve injury

Description of Research Expertise

hand surgery, biomechanics, education, diversity

Selected Publications

Sobel AD, Shah KN, Raducha J, Koeller E, Ibrahim LI, Paxton S.: Failure of humeral shaft fixation: construct characteristics. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol Jun 2023.

Julian KR, Anand M, Sobel AD, Mulcahey MK, Wong SE.: A 5-Year Update and Comparison of Factors Related to the Sex Diversity of Orthopaedic Residency Programs in the United States. JBJS Open Access 8: e22, Mar 2023.

Shah K, Zhuang T, Scott B, Sobel A, Akelman E. : What Program Characteristics Are Associated with Resident Racial Diversity in Orthopaedic Surgery? An Analysis of Association of American Medical Colleges Data. JBJS Open Access 8(1): e22.00056, Feb 2023.

Sobel AD, Lavorgna TR, Ames SE, Templeton KJ, Mulcahey MK; and the Collaborative Orthopaedic Educational Research Group.: Interpersonal Interactions and Biases in Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Do Experiences Differ Based on Gender? Clin Orthop Relat Res 481: 369-378, Feb 2023.

Malige A, Deemer A, Sobel AD.: The effect of COVID-19 on adult traumatic orthopedic injuries: a database study. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg Aug 2022.

Sobel AD, Babu JM, Blood TD, Paxton ES.: Biomechanical Comparison of Dual and Posterior Locking Plates in an Ex Vivo Comminuted Olecranon Fracture Model. J Hand Surg Am Aug 2022.

Malige A, Deemer A, Sobel AD.: The Effect of COVID-19 on Pediatric Traumatic Orthopaedic Injuries: A Database Study. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev 6: e22, Feb 2022.

Cochrane S, Dale AM, Buckner-Petty S, Sobel AD, Lippold B, Calfee RP.: Relevance of Diagnosed Depression and Antidepressants to PROMIS Depression Scores Among Hand Surgical Patients. J Hand Surg Am 46: 99-105, Feb 2021.

Taylor AJ, Sobel AD, Mulcahey MK.: Perceptions of the Educational and Institutional Impact of the Orthopaedic Fellowship Interview Process. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 28: e948-e953, Nov 2020.

Luginbuhl JC, Sobel AD, Mulcahey MK.: Analysis of the Sports Medicine Section of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Improvements in Levels of Evidence and Question Taxonomy Over a 12-Year Period. Orthopedics 43: e460-e464, Sep 2020.

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Last updated: 08/06/2023
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