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Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD

Rothman Orthopaedics

Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD

President, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute


Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professor and Attending Surgeon of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Co-Director of Spine Fellowship Program, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Assistant Team Physician, Philadelphia Eagles


◽ Orthopaedic Surgery - Spine Surgery

Avascular Necrosis; Back & Neck Pain; Herniated Disc; Lumbar Strain; Neck Pain; Osteoarthritis Osteomyelitis; Scoliosis Spinal Curvatures; Spinal Cord Injury



Dr. Alexander Vaccaro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He is the president of the Rothman Institute. He offers an array of treatments for spinal conditions such as trauma, adult deformity, degenerative disease, tumor, and infection.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical School
    ◽ Internship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    ◽ Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    ◽ Fellowship: UC San Diego Medical Center

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
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