Penn Medicine
Help | Search | Site Map | Contact   
faculty photo

G Russell Huffman, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, University of Pennsylvania Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
Member, Penn Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Human Subjects Research Committee
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
1 Cupp Pavilion
Penn Presbyterian Hospital
3800 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3302
Fax: 215-615-4405
BS (Biology )
Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 1992.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1997.
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Surgical Internship, University of California, San Francisco, 1998-1999.
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1999-2003.
Sports, Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2003-2004.
Shoulder and Elbow Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2004-2004.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2007.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine CAQ, 2008.
Permanent link
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Description of Research Expertise

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Sports Medicine
Evidenced-based medicine
Meniscal Scaffolds
Surgical Outcomes
Musculoskeletal quality of life

Description of Clinical Expertise

Shoulder and elbow reconstruction
Shoulder and elbow arthritis
Shoulder and elbow trauma
Sports medicine
Arthroscopic surgery
Evidenced-based medicine

Selected Publications

C Myeroff, JL Brock, GR Huffman: Recurrent tardy ulnar collateral ligament insufficiency due to cubitus valgus: management with concomitant osteotomy and dual cortical button suspension technique. JSES Open Access 2: 129-132, June 2018 Notes:

Chad Myeroff, MD, J. Logan Brock, BA, G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH: Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in athletes using a cortical button suspension technique Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Elsevier, June 2018 Notes:

Cody Hillin, J. Stuart Melvin, Karen Boselli, G. Russell Huffman, Samir Mehta, Andrew F. Kuntz: Fractures of the Shoulder and Elbow. Fractures in the Elderly. Aging Medicineactures in the Elderly. Pignolo R., Ahn J. (eds) (eds.). Humana Press, Cham, Page: 161-194, 2018 Notes: Online ISBN 978-3-319-72228-3.

DV Chona, N Lakomkin, A Lott, AD Workman, AC Henry, AF Kuntz, GR Huffman, DL Glaser : The timing of retears after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery 26(11): 2054-2059, Nov 2017.

Steinberger Z, Xu H, Kazmers NH, Thibaudeau S, Huffman GR, Levin LS: Elbow vascularized composite allotransplantation—surgical anatomy and technique. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 26(8): 1325-1334, Aug 2017.

MH Blake, MT Lu, BS Shulman, DL Glaser, GR Huffman : Arthroscopic Cortical Button Stabilization of Isolated Acute Neer Type II Fractures of the Distal Clavicle Orthopedics 40(6): e1050- e1054, 2017.

JG Horneff III, GR Huffman, JD Kelly IV : Indications and Technique for Posterior Capsule Release. Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy Page: 45-51, 2016.

GH Garcia, HH Wu, JN Liu, GR Huffman, JD Kelly IV : Outcomes of the remplissage procedure and its effects on return to sports: average 5-year follow-up American Journal of Sports Medicine 44(5): 1124-1130, 2016.

Marlene Cimons: I got a pneumonia shot — and then the pain began. The Washington Post October 2015.

Garcia GH, Park MJ, Zhang C, Kelly JD 4th, Huffman GR: Large Hill-Sachs Lesion: a Comparative Study of Patients Treated with Arthroscopic Bankart Repair with or without Remplissage. HSS J 11(2): 98-103, July 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11420-015-9438-8.

back to top
Last updated: 07/11/2018
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
© The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Site best viewed with Mozilla, NN, IE, or Safari.
SOM Home International Programs Penn Alumni Clinical Trials Centers and Institutes Departments Faculty Research Education Administration