World leader in Orthopaedics

The Rothman Institute physicians focus their skills solely on their specialty areas. Each specialist treats thousands of patients each year, integrating the latest orthopaedic treatment interventions and medical advancements. Our specialists are experts in their fields, leaders in clinical research, and innovators of advanced modalities.

These world-renowned specialists train the orthopaedic surgeons of today and tomorrow, lecturing internationally, conducting webcasts and surgical satellite simulcasts to surgeons around the world, as well as domestically.

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Offering a full spectrum of care for all types of orthopaedic conditions:

Joint Replacement

The Rothman Institute’s Joint Replacement Program is one of the nation’s top joint replacement programs, with more than 9,000 surgeries performed annually. All of the surgeons of the Rothman Institute joint replacement team are specialty trained, experienced, and skilled in total joint replacement.


The Rothman Institute Spine Team annually performs more than 3,000 spine surgeries in the Philadelphia greater metropolitan area. These helpful procedures treat problems resulting from degeneration of the cervical and lumbar discs, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spinal deformity, tumors, trauma, and instability.

Sports Medicine

Rothman Institute’s Sports Medicine team is the leading provider of sports medicine orthopaedic care in the Philadelphia region. Our team provides care for all levels of athletes including the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Soul, USA Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team, Villanova University, Saint Joseph’s University Hawks, Rutgers University-Camden Raptors and dozens of regional high schools as well as the Philadelphia Marathon, Distance Run, and International Cycling Race.

Shoulder & Elbow

Considered one of the top programs for shoulder surgery in the U.S., the Rothman Institute Shoulder and Elbow program provides highly specialized care to those experiencing arm pain. Patients of the program benefit from the expertise of specialists who perform more than 3,000 procedures each year and pioneer advances in shoulder repair and replacement.

Hand & Wrist

Rothman Institute takes a team approach to hand treatment, combining the expertise of hand and wrist surgeons and therapists. Rothman Institute Hand Specialists perform more than 7,500 procedures a year and have had more than 50 years of collective clinical experience treating problems of the hand and wrist including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tendonitis, arthritis, fractures, nerve compression, peripheral nerve damage, brachial plexus injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, athletic injuries, trauma, and elective surgeries, among other conditions.

Orthopaedic Oncology

Rothman’s orthopaedic doctors focus on the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas, and metastatic cancer to the skeleton. Rothman Institute’s Orthopaedic Oncology program employs the top orthopaedic surgeons and focuses on the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas, and metastatic cancer to the skeleton.

Rothman’s orthopaedics program has a goal of optimizing resection of musculoskeletal cancers while preserving function and reducing pain.

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