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Written by  Eric Oliver | Monday, 05 June 2017 08:57
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Here are 65 surgeons recommended by other orthopedic surgeons.

If you have any questions about this list, please contact Eric Oliver at eoliver@beckershealthcare.com. Surgeons could recommend their colleagues anonymously. The list is presented alphabetically.

 

Christopher Ahmad, MD, is the head team physician for the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club. He specializes in orthopedics with a focus on sports medicine at New York City-based Columbia Orthopedics. Dr. Ahmad has published more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to shoulder, elbow and sports medicine injuries. He edited both the Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Pediatric Adolescent Sports Injuries textbooks.
Recommended anonymously

 

James Andrews, MD, is a renowned orthopedic surgeon; a founding member of the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala.; the co-founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute and a founding partner and the medical director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Dr. Andrew has mentored more than 350 fellows throughout his career. Dr. Andrews has treated some of the world's top athletes including Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price or retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. Dr. Andrews is a past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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Scott Boden, MD, is a prominent spine surgeon at Emory Orthopedics and Spine Hospital in Atlanta. He is an avid researcher specializing in bone growth factor development and spine fusion technology. He has been awarded several awards throughout his career including the International Intradiscal Therapy Society's Eugene T. Nordby Award in 1997.
Recommended anonymously

 

Fritz Boettner, MD, is a specialist in arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive total joint replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Boettner completed three fellowships internationally. He completed training in minimally invasive joint reconstruction surgery in Germany, Switzerland and the U.S.
Recommended anonymously

 

James Bradley, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He practices out of Pittsburgh-based Burke & Bradley Orthopedics. Dr. Bradley is a University of Pittsburgh Clinical professor. He has published 152 articles in peer reviewed journals and 50 medical textbook chapters. He is a renowned presenter with more than 350 presentations to his name.
Recommended anonymously

 

Dennis Burke, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee operations at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton (Mass.). He performed procedures on several prominent patients throughout his career including former Secretary of State John F. Kerry. He has performed tens of thousands of procedures during his career.
Recommended anonymously

 

Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago) is a renowned sports medicine and arthroscopic surgeon. He serves on the editorial board for several professional journals including the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Bush-Joseph is a past president of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association and a current team physician with the Chicago White Sox.
Recommended anonymously

 

Frank P. Cammisa Jr., MD, is the chief emeritus of spine services at the New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery. He is also a clinical professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Dr. Cammisa also serves as the spine consultant for the National Hockey League Players Association.
Recommended anonymously

 

John Caruso, MD, of Parkway Brain and Spine in Hagerstown, Md., specializes in the treatment of complex, traumatic, degenerative and oncological conditions of the spine. He also focuses on intracranial and peripheral nerve conditions. Dr. Caruso has had several peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters published.
Recommended anonymously

 

Joseph Chalal, MD, is an arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgeon and the founder of Preferred Orthopedics of the Palm Beaches, Fla. He serves as an orthopedic consultant for the International Tennis Academy and the Miami City Ballet.
Recommended anonymously

 

Jonathan Chang, MD, of Pacific Orthopaedic Associates in Alhambra, Calif., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic procedures. He is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons fellow and an associate professor of medicine at USC in Los Angeles. He is the past chief of surgery at Alhambra (Calif.) Hospital.
Recommended anonymously

 

Ivan Cheng, MD, of Stanford Medicine in Redwood City, Calif., is an orthopedic surgeon with an emphasis on scoliosis. Dr. Cheng treats spinal deformities associated with scoliosis. He is a member of Stanford University's resident selection committee, and a past chief of the education committee.
Recommended anonymously

 

Emilie Cheung, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) Medicine has a special interest in performing shoulder replacements and elbow procedures. Dr. Cheung has been with Stanford for more than 10 years. She is an American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Fellow and a member of the American Shoulder Elbow Society, Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons, Mayo Elbow Club and the Northern California Orthopedic Society.
Recommended anonymously

 

Brian Cole, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago is a prominent orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, elbow and knee injuries. He is the head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center and Rush as well as a team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and DePaul University.
Recommended anonymously

 

Michael Coscia, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, is the current spine consultant for the Indiana Pacers. He served as a provider for the Olympic trials and various NCAA competitions. He has completed three fellowships throughout his career including an AO spine fellowship in St. Gallen and Bern, Switzerland. He is a member of several professional organizations.
Recommended by: Jack Farr, MD.

 

Craig Della Valle, MD, of Midwest Orthopedics at Rush in Chicago, specializes in hip and knee reconstruction. Since completing his fellowship training in 2002, he has performed more than 7,000 hip and knee replacements. He is an avid researcher co-authored nearly 150 peer reviewed scientific papers, more than 60 book chapters and edited 12 text books.
Recommended by: Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD

 

John Dietz, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, has been awarded several patents for his endoscopic spine surgery surgical instruments. Dr. Dietz has served on the OrthoIndy board of directors and is a past OrthoIndy hospital board chairman.
Recommended anonymously

 

Joshua Dines, MD, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, specializes in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He is an assistant team physician for the New York Mets, an orthopedic sports medicine consultant for the New York Rangers and a consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Recommended anonymously

 

Frank Eismont, MD, is the spine division chief and the fellow education director at the University of Miami Health System. Dr. Eismont also serves as the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chair of the university's department of orthopedics. He specializes in cervical spine disorders.
Recommended anonymously

 

Jack Farr, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and cartilage restoration. Dr. Farr is on the board of the Cartilage Research Foundation and the International Cartilage Repair Society. He is also the vice president of the Patellofemoral Foundation. He is an associate editor for Cartilage and American Journal of Orthopaedics.
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Paul Favorito, MD, of Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in Cincinnati, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgeries. Dr. Favorito serves as a team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals. "He is a phenomenal surgeon, thinker and innovator in the space, and he uses a long-acting pain medication called Exparel so I know my postsurgical pain would be minimal," said Scott Sigman, MD, who recommends Dr. Favorito. "If a surgeon’s golf handicap is high that means they spend a lot of the time in OR, which is a good sign for patients."
Recommended by: Scott Sigman, MD

 

Evan Flatow, MD, is the president of New York City-based Mount Sinai West. He is renowned for his shoulder work. With Mount Sinai's anesthesiology department, he pioneered the use of regional blocks to perform shoulder surgery without the use of general anesthesia.
Recommended anonymously

 

David Fisher MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, is a past president of OrthoIndy and the current director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at OrthoIndy Hospital. Dr. Fisher is a noted researcher and has helped develop total hip and knee implants as well as instrumentation.
Recommended by: Jack Farr, MD and John Dietz, MD

 

David Geier, MD, is a private sports medicine provider in Charleston, S.C. He has a regular column in The Post and Courier and serves as the Charleston Battery's head team physician. Dr. Geier is the current communications council chair for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Board of Directors. He is a past director of sports medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Recommended anonymously

 

Larry Gersten, MD, of MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, Calif., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery. He is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons fellow.
Recommended anonymously

 

Michael Gleiber, MD, of Concierge Spine Surgery in Boca Raton, Fla., solely focuses on injuries and disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Dr. Gleiber has an interest in the development and design of spinal implants. Castle Connolly named Dr. Gleiber among its Top Doctors of 2017.
Recommended anonymously

 

Scott Gillogly, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Doha, Qatar-based Aspetar. He previously practiced in Atlanta. Dr. Gillogly is a past team physician for the Atlanta Braves and a past head team physician for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Thrashers. He specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and biologic cartilage restoration.
Recommended anonymously

 

Steve Haas, MD, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, is an orthopedic surgeon and the Chief of Knee Service for HSS. He specializes in the hip and knee care. Dr. Haas has been featured in several prominent national publications and broadcasts. Twenty-two patients offered up their personal stories on Dr. Haas' operations for the HSS' Back in the Game Patient Stories series.
Recommended anonymously

 

Steven Harwin, MD, of The Center for Reconstructive Joint Surgery in New York City, is the chief of adult reconstruction and total joint replacement at New York City-based Mount Sinai Downtown. He has designed and patented several orthopedic devices and serves as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hip Surgery.
Recommended anonymously

 

Andrew Hecht, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, is the chief of spine surgery for Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Hecht also serves as the director of the Spine Center of Mount Sinai Doctors. He is a spine surgical consultant to the New York Jets, New York Islanders and a past consultant to the New York Dragons, a retired Arena football team.
Recommended anonymously

 

John Heller, MD, is a spine surgeon at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. He is a prominent professor lecturer. Dr. Heller studied under Henry Bohlman, MD, and Steven Garfin, MD. The Cervical Spine Research Society awarded Dr. Heller its Research Award in 1989.
Recommended anonymously

 

Ed Hellman, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis specializes in arthroplasty of the hip and knee. He completed two fellowships including a traveling fellowship in Bern, Switzerland. Dr. Hellman joined OrthoIndy in 1999.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

Stephen Hochschuler, MD, is the co-founder of the Texas Back Institute in Plano. He has more than 30 years of healthcare experience and specializes in lumbar spinal problems. He is a past president and a founding member of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, now known as the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.
Recommended anonymously

 

Russ Huang, MD, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, is the director of the hospital's spine surgery clinic. He has been published in several prominent journals on minimally invasive surgery, lumbar stenosis and disc herniation among others. Dr. Huang was named a top doctor by Castle Connolly.
Recommended anonymously

 

A. Jay Khanna, MD, of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins, is a professor of orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering. He also serves as the orthopedic surgery department's vice chair of professional development, and as the division chief of Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery - National Capital Region. Dr. Khanna has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.  
Recommended anonymously 

 

Corey Kendall, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, is a past team physician for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Thrashers. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Kendall completed a fellowship at the Atlanta Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

Stephen Kollias, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis is the current team physician for Butler University, Marian University and the WNBA's Indiana Fever. He specializes in shoulder problems and arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Kollias is a former collegiate football player. He won Butler University's Hilton U. Brown award for Outstanding Student Athlete.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

Frank Kolisek, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis has practiced out of Indianapolis since 1992 joining OrthoIndy and OrthoIndy Hospital in 1999. Dr. Kolisek has served as OrthoIndy's president for two, four year terms. He is a frequent speaker on hip and knee arthroplasty.
Recommended by: Jack Farr, MD.

 

Richard Kube, MD, is the founder and owner of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute in Peoria, Ill. In addition to the institute, Dr. Kube founded and owns Prairie Surgicare, also in Peoria. He holds a seat on the American Board of Spine Surgery's board of directors.
Recommended anonymously

 

Robert LaPrade, MD, is the chief medical officer, deputy director of the sports medicine fellowship program and director of the international research scholar program at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He is a complex knee surgery specialist at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo. Dr. LaPrade was awarded an Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award.
Recommended anonymously

 

William Levine, MD, of Columbia Orthopedics in New York City, is the Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman at Columbia University; orthopedic surgeon-in-chief of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia; head team physician of Columbia University Athletics; chief of shoulder surgery and co-director of the center for shoulder elbow and sports medicine. He specializes in shoulder injuries.
Recommended anonymously

 

James Lynch, MD, of SpineNevada in Reno, is the first Reno-based spine surgeon to perform MIS TLIF and MAS PLIF procedures and cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacements. He performs more than 500 spine surgeons and 200 cervical spine fusions annually. He is Regent Surgical Health's Director of Spine Services.
Recommended anonymously

 

Dean Maar, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis has a special interest in hip and knee replacement. He is a past assistant editor of the Journal of Arthroplasty. Dr. Maar completed two fellowships: one in Arthritis and Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University and another in Ilizarov Reconstruction at the Baltimore-based University of Maryland.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

William Maloney, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) Health Care has a special interest in hip and knee surgery. Dr. Maloney has been the chair of Stanford University School of Medicine since 2004. He has received 77 honors and awards throughout his career.
Recommended anonymously

 

Matthew Matava, MD, of Washington University at St. Louis, specializes in sports medicine, specifically in treating ligament injuries of the knee. Dr. Matava serves as the chief of sports medicine service at Washington University.
Recommended anonymously

 

Timothy McAdams, MD, is a shoulder surgeon at Stanford (Calif.) Health Care. He has a special interest in arthroscopic reconstructions. Dr. McAdams serves as a team physician for the San Francisco 49ers.
Recommended anonymously

 

Craig McAllister, MD, of Seattle-based Proliance Surgeons, was recommended by Ira Kirschenbaum, MD, for his knee replacement because of his "focused expertise in knee replacement surgery." Dr. McAllister "has confirmed and vetted outcomes with low complications rates and high patient satisfaction, modern pain management that minimizes the use of narcotics and most importantly, trust.” Dr. McAllister is a specialist in complex adult joint reconstruction. He served as a consultant and design surgeon for Stryker Orthopedics and is the founder and chief medical officer of Operativ. He also SwiftPath's Chief Medical Officer.
Recommended by: Ira Kirschenbaum, MD

 

Matthew Miller, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Stanford (Calif.) Health Care. He was recommended for both hip and knee surgery. Throughout his career, Dr. Miller has performed more than 500 minimally invasive joint replacement surgeries. He is the founder of Los Gatos (Calif.) Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic.
Recommended anonymously

 

Greg Nicholson, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery with an emphasis in arthroscopic and open surgical techniques. He is in the process of designing an advanced shoulder replacement system. Dr. Nicholson has served as a consultant to several orthopedic device companies.
Recommended by: Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD

 

George Paletta, MD, is a sports medicine physician serving as the St. Louis Cardinals head orthopedic physician. He has served several other teams in the past including the St. Louis Rams and the New York Mets. Dr. Paletta practices out of the Orthopedic Center of St. Louis.
Recommended anonymously

 

John Peloza, MD, of the Center for Spine Care in Dallas, is a pioneer in minimally invasive spine care. He helped launch several minimally invasive treatments including Sextant, Met-Rx and Maverick Total Disc Replacement.
Recommended by: Stephen Hochschuler, MD

 

Frank Petrigliano, MD, of UCLA Health was recommended by Dr. Shamie for his confidence and surgical skills. Dr. Shamie said, "I have seen his performances for years and I appreciate his humility despite his great skill set." Dr. Petrigliano specializes in shoulder, knee, and elbow arthroscopy as well as shoulder replacement. He is a past assistant team physician to the New Jersey Nets and to Iona College Athletics as well as a medical consultant to the United States Tennis Association and the US Open. He is a current UC Los Angeles team physician.
Recommended by: A. N. Shamie, MD

 

Frank Phillips, MD, of Midwest Orthopedics at Rush in Chicago, is a spine, back and neck specialist. Dr. Bush-Joseph selected Dr. Phillips to operate not only on him but on his father as well. Dr. Phillips is co-founder of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush and a founding member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.
Recommended by: Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD

 

Matt Provencher, MD, of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., performed shoulder surgery on his partner Robert LaPrade, MD. Dr. Provencher is Massachusetts General Hospital's former chief of sports medicine service and the former New England Patriots head team physician. Dr. LaPrade described Dr. Provencher as one of the best technical shoulder surgeons in the U.S.
Recommended by: Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD.

 

Raj Rao, MD, is the chairman of Washington, D.C.-based George Washington University's orthopedic surgery department. He is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons fellow and serves as The Spine Journal's assistant editor. The FDA appointed Dr. Rao to serve on advisory panel for orthopedic and rehabilitation devices.
Recommended anonymously

 

Anthony Romeo, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, is an orthopedic surgeon and Rush's shoulder and elbow fellowship program director. He is a Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls team physician. Dr. Romeo has focused his research around clinical evaluations of rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization.
Recommended by: Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD

 

Andrew Sama, MD, is a cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Sama is an associate attending orthopedic surgeon at HSS and an associate professor of clinical surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City.
Recommended anonymously

 

David Schwartz, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis is a noted inventor. The North American Spine Society awarded Dr. Schwartz its outstanding award for research in 1994. He invented the Antares, Legacy Dual Rod, Leverage Cervical Laminoplasty, Archon Cervical Plate and Anterior TLIF Implant. Those systems are used to treat spinal fractures, scoliosis, tumors, cervical myelopathy and spinal fusion surgery.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

Arya Nick Shamie, MD, of UCLA Health, is the chief of orthopedic spine surgery. Dr. Shamie has been awarded the Scoliosis Research Society's Dawson Traveling Fellowship. He also has served as President of the American College of Spine Surgery for two terms.
Recommended anonymously

 

Joshua Siegel, MD, of Access Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Exeter, N.H., is a sports medicine physician specializing in arthroscopic and minimally invasive knee and shoulder procedures. He is a founder of the practice and its sports medicine director. Dr. Siegel serves as a U.S. Olympic Committee team physician and a US ski team physician.
Recommended anonymously

 

Kern Singh, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, is extensively known for minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has developed several new minimally invasive spine-facing instruments. Dr. Singh has published more than 200 articles, presentations and book chapters.
Recommended anonymously

 

Jeffery Soldatis, MD, of OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, is an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons fellow. He is a team physician for several local high schools and with St. Vincent Sports Performances. Dr. Soldatis has authored several articles in the American Journal of Knee Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine and American Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
Recommended by: John Dietz, MD

 

Sabrina Strickland, MD, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, specializes in knee and shoulder injuries. She is an avid researcher specializing in knee joint research focused on patellofemoral arthritis and instability and ACL injuries.
Recommended anonymously

 

Bobby Tay, MD, of UC San Francisco, has a special interest in cervical spine surgery. Dr. Tay practices out of the Spine Center at UC San Francisco and specializes in minimally invasive surgery.
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Jon J.P. Warner, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is the chief of Harvard Shoulder Service and the co-director of the Harvard Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship. Before accepting his position at Mass. General, Dr. Warner was the chief of shoulder service at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Recommended anonymously

 

William Watters III, MD, of Houston Methodist, specializes in degenerative and traumatic conditions of the adult spine. He is widely known for his work on evidence-based medicine, and has served several professional including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the North American Spine Society. Dr. Watters is the past president and past research chair council of the North American Spine Society.
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