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  • Rothman's Spine Team Ranked #1 in Academic Impact of Fellowship

    Friday, 27 March 2015 Rothman's Spine Team Ranked #1 in Academic Impact of Fe...

    Congratulations are in order for the talented spine surgeons at Rothman Institute! In a new study published in The Spine Journal, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals was ranked #1 for the volume and academic impact of our spine surgical fellowship program between January 1, 2011 and August 31, 2014. Read More »

  • NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 NFL owners approve medical timeout for disoriented players

    What does the medical community think about the new medical timeout? Dr. Rob Franks, co-medical director of Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center and Rothman Institute sports medicine physician, said in a phone interview, “Certainly anything that enhances the safety of the players is a great choice by the NFL.” Read More »

  • Fox School’s Online MBA preparing surgeons to lead in an evolving healthcare industry

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 Fox School’s Online MBA preparing surgeons to lead in an evo...

    An orthopedic surgeon and spinal specialist, Alex Vaccaro maintains a tightly organized schedule. He’s the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical Center at Thomas Jefferson University and President of Philadelphia’s Rothman Institute. Read More »

  • Dr. Rothman on Living Healthier in Sports Illustrated

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 Dr. Rothman on Living Healthier in Sports Illustrated

    One of the most common questions that we get asked is: what is the key to living longer? It’s a simple question with a complex answer. Some of the factors to living a healthy, vibrant life are beyond our control—genetics, disease, etc…—but there are several things you can do as you get older to help ensure a long and productive life. Read More »

  • Building Orthopaedics

    Monday, 02 March 2015 Building Orthopaedics

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons celebrated the opening of their new headquarters at 9400 West Higgins Road in Rosemont, Illinois on February 21, 2015. Dr. Williams was on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Read More »

  • Dr. Ciccotti discusses Derrick Rose's Injuries

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 Dr. Ciccotti discusses Derrick Rose's Injuries

    Dr. Michael Ciccotti joined 120 Sports to discuss Derrick Rose's recent injury, a timeframe for his return, and advice on recovering from sports related injuries. Read More »

  • Dr. Vitanzo and Dr. Kenneally on Chris Bosh's health

    Friday, 20 February 2015 Dr. Vitanzo and Dr. Kenneally on Chris Bosh's health

    What could blood clots in the lungs mean for Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh? Rothman Institute's own Dr. Peter Vitanzo (who works with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Philadelphia 76ers) and Dr. Barry Kenneally weigh in with Sports Illustrated. Read More »

  • 76ers Franklin Stops by RI!

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015 76ers Franklin Stops by RI!

    Franklin, the Philadelphia 76ers mascot, stopped by today to see the team's physicians at Rothman Institute. Read More »

  • Rothman Institute Physicians Cited as Top Spine and Joint Replacement Experts in the World

    Monday, 16 February 2015

    Rothman Institute is pleased to announce several of its physicians in spine and joint replacement have been ranked in Expertscape’s Top 50 ranking. Expertscape, has sponsored a ranking methodology to allow patients to locate qualified physicians based on a physician’s expertise as demonstrated through their contributions to the peer reviewed literature. Read More »

  • Art of Aging: Joint Problems in Women

    Friday, 06 February 2015

    Dr. Charles Getz of the Rothman Institute at Riddle Hospital Main Line Health discovered a tear in her rotator cuff and says it's the number one shoulder injury he sees.
    Read More »

Upcoming Events

Community Education Lecture Series

Concussion Awareness & Prevention with Dr. Stache 3-29-15

Sunday March 29, 2015 01:00 pm
Theraplay Broomall, Broomall, PA

Knee Pain Treatment Options with Dr. Parvizi 4-7-15

Tuesday April 07, 2015 06:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Treatment Options for Hip Arthritis with Dr. Chen 4-9-15

Thursday April 09, 2015 12:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Non-op Treatment for Knee Pain with Dr. Mehallo 4-9-15

Thursday April 09, 2015 05:00 pm
Rothman Media, Media, PA

Concussion Awareness & Prevention with Dr. Chrusch 4-12-15

Sunday April 12, 2015 01:00 pm
Theraplay Limerick, Limerick, PA

Common Hand Problems with Dr. Jones 4-14-15

Tuesday April 14, 2015 06:00 pm
Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Treatment for Hip Pain with Dr. Orozco 4-15-15

Wednesday April 15, 2015 12:00 pm
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Galloway, NJ

Let's Talk Shoulders - Arthritis, Rotator Cuff Injuries and More with Dr. Namdari 4-21-15

Tuesday April 21, 2015 05:30 pm
Rothman Institute Bensalem, Bensalem, PA

Whats New in Joint Replacement with Dr. Orozco 4-22-15

Wednesday April 22, 2015 06:00 pm
Sofia Restaurant, Margate, NJ

Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis with Dr. Chen 4-23-15

Thursday April 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Arthritis: Prevention and Treatment with Dr. Kenneally 4-28-15

Tuesday April 28, 2015 06:00 pm
Dilworth Park at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

What's New in Joint Replacement Surgery with Dr. Levicoff 5-7-15

Thursday May 07, 2015 06:00 pm
Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Ask the the Doc with Dr. Michael Ross 5-9-15

Saturday May 09, 2015 09:00 am
Bryn Mawr Running Company, Bryn Mawr, PA

Treatment of Hip & Knee Arthritis with Dr. Arnold 5-28-15

Thursday May 28, 2015 10:30 am
Mayfair Senior Center, Philadelphia, PA

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