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John D Kelly IV MD

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, John D IV: "Name it to Tame it: Recognizing Burnout. Wharton Nano Tools for Leaders October 2018.

Kelly, JD4: Use Remplissage as a "Fill In" for Latarjet in Patients With Shoulder Instability and Hill Sachs Lesions. Arthroscopy and Related Research Oct. 2018.

Kelly, JD4: Your Best Life: Valuing Emotional Intelligence-Lessons From The Super Bowl Champions. CORR Oct. 2018.

Badiola, I., Liu, J., Huang, S., Kelly, J. D., & Elkassabany, N. : A comparison of the fascia iliaca block to the lumbar plexus block in providing analgesia following arthroscopic hip surgery: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Journal of clinical anesthesia. 49: 26-9, June 2018.

Kelly, JD: The Low-tech Diet-Shedding Those Unwanted Emails, Texts, and Notifications. CORR June 2018.

Hast MW, Schmidt E, Kelly JD 4th, Baxter JR. : Computational Model Graft Tension in Simulated Superior Capsule Reconstruction. J Orthop Res May 2018.

Paschos N, Kelly JD, Bannister E, Zgonis M: Alternatives to Reverse Shoulder for Massive Cuff Tears. ICL Series AAOS. Parvizi and Huddleston (eds.). 67(11), April 2018.

Hoglund L, Pontiggia L, Kelly J. : A 6-week hip muscle strengthening and lumbopelvic-hip core stabilization program to improve pain, function, and quality of life in persons with patellofemoral osteoarthritis: a feasibility pilot study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 4(70), April 2018.

) Kraeutler, M. J., McCarty, E. C., Belk, J. W., Wolf, B. R., Hettrich, C. M., Ortiz, S. F.,Kelly JD. ... & Bollier, M. J: Descriptive Epidemiology of the MOON Shoulder Instability Cohort. AJSM Sage, April 2018.

Talathi N, Khoury V, Lavalva S, Kelly JD: "FAI and Proximal Hamstring Injury" AAOS Poster Proceedings March 2018.

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