J. Gabriel Horneff, III, M.D.

J. Gabriel Horneff, III, M.D.
Dr. Horneff is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. He completed medical school as well as his orthopaedic residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He was then awarded a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery right here at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Horneff has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Joseph P. Iannotti Award for Excellence in Shoulder Surgery. He performs a variety of surgical procedures on the shoulder and elbow including arthroscopic surgery, fracture care, and arthroplasty for arthritic conditions.

Dr. Horneff has published many original papers, abstracts, and book chapters in the field of orthopaedic surgery with a focus on shoulder and elbow care. He remains academically active with a dedication to ongoing research of the shoulder and elbow.

Education
  • B.A., Rutgers University, Honors College, Camden, NJ
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Internship, General and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Hospital Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society

Publications

 

Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media)

           

Published

 

  1. Hsu JE, Horneff JG, Gee AO. Immobilization after rotator cuff repair: What evidence do we have now? Orthop Clin North Am. 2016 Jan; 47(1): 169-77.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Hsu JE, Voleti PB, O’Donnell J, Huffman GR. Propionobacterium acnes infection as an etiology of pain after shoulder arthroscopy. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Jun; 24(6): 838-43.

 

  1. Austin DC, Horneff JG 3rd, Kelly JD 4th. Anterior hip dislocation 5 months after hip arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2014 Oct; 30(10): 1380-2.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Hsu JE, Huffman GR. Propionibacterium acnes infections in shoulder surgery. Orthop Clin North Am. 2014 Oct; 45(4): 515-21.

 

  1. Horneff JG 3rd, Namdari S. My shoulder is stuck. Limited range of motion after open reduction and internal fixation of the shoulder. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2014 May/June; 25(3): 227-32.

 

  1. Namdari S, Baldwin K, Horneff JG, Keenan MA. Orthopaedic evaluation and surgical treatment of the spastic shoulder. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Oct; 44(4): 605-14.

 

  1. Namdari S, Horneff JG, Baldwin KD. Comparison of hemiarthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty for treatment of proximal humerus fractures: a systematic review. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep; 95(18): 1701-08.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Park MJ, Steinberg DR. Acute closed dislocation of the second through fourth carpometacarpal joints: satisfactory treatment with closed reduction and immobilization. Hand. 2013 Jun; 8(2): 227-31.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Scolaro JA, Jafari SM, Mirza A, Parvizi J, Mehta S. Intramedullary nailing versus locked plate for treating supracondylar periprosthetic femur fractures. Orthopedics. 2013 May; 36(5): e561-66.

 

  1. Derman PB, Horneff JG, Kamath AF, Garino JP. Cement technique for reducing post-operative bursitis after trochanteric fixation. Acta Orthop Belg. 2013 Jan; 79(1): 107-10.

 

  1. Yeranosian M, Horneff JG, Baldwin K, Hosalkar H. Factors affecting the outcome of fractures of the femoral neck in children and adolescents: a systematic review. Bone Joint J. 2013 Jan; 95-B(1): 135-42.

 

  1. Kamath A, Horneff JG, Forsyth A, Nikci V, Nelson CL. Total Knee Arthroplasty in Hemophiliacs: Gains in Range of Motion Realized beyond Twelve Months Postoperatively. Clin Orthop Surg. 2012 Jun; 4 (2): 121-8.

 

  1. Namdari S, Horneff JG, Baldwin K, Keenan MA. Muscle releases to improve passive motion and relieve pain in patients with spastic hemiplegia and elbow flexion contractures. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Oct 21(10): 1357-62.

 

  1. Webner D, Drezner J, Horneff J, Roberts W. Sudden cardiac arrest and death in United States marathons. Br J Sports Medicine. 2011 Apr; 45(4): 315-6.

 

  1. Kamath AF, Horneff J, Gaffney V, Israelite C, Nelson CL. Ethnic and Gender Differences in the Functional Disparities after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Dec; 468(12): 3355-61.

 

  1. Drezner J, Rogers KJ, Horneff JG. Automated external defibrillator use at NCAA Division II and III universities. Br J Sports Medicine. 2011 Dec; 45(15): 1174-8.

 

  1. Kamath AF, Israelite CL, Horneff J, Lotke PA. What is Varus or Valgus Knee Alignment? A Call for a Uniform Radiographic Classification. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jun; 468(6):1702-4.

 

  1. Bowers AL, Horneff JG, Baldwin KD, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Thumb Injuries in intercollegiate men’s lacrosse. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Mar; 38(3): 527-31.

 

  1. Kamath AF, Baldwin K, Horneff J, Hosalkar HS. Operative versus non-operative management of pediatric medial epicondyle fractures: a systematic review. J Child Orthop. 2009 Oct; 3(5): 345-57.

 

Research Publications, non-peer reviewed

 

  1. Austin DC, Horneff JG 3rd, Kelly JD 4th. Anterior hip dislocation fivemonths after hip arthroscopy: a case report and review of the literature.University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 2014. Volume 24: 42-44.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Huffman GR. Concurrent ipsilateral total elbow arthroplasty                and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a case report and review of the                       literature. University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. 2013. Volume               23: 36-39.

 

  1. Derman PB, Horneff JG, Kamath AF, Garino JP. Cement technique for                   reducing post-operative bursitis after trochanteric fixation. University of                Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. 2012. Volume 22: 8-11.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Baldwin K, Ahn J. The Value of Journal Clubs in Orthopaedic             Education. University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. 2010. Volume                   20: 154-59.

 

  1. Bowers AL, Horneff JG, Baldwin KD, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. ThumbInjuries in intercollegiate men’s lacrosse. University of PennsylvaniaOrthopaedic Journal, 2010; (19): 32-37.

 

Poster Presentations

 

1.     Horneff JG, Austin L, Tjoumakaris F, Tucker B, Ong A, Lombardi N, Pepe                      M. Sleep Disturbance Following Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective 2-year                             Investigation. 2016 AANA Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

 

2.     Syed U, David DE, Schoch B, Horneff JG, Abboud J. Intrinsic Causes for                       Rotator Cuff Disease. Scientific Exhibit. 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting,                              Orlando, FL.

 

3.     Horneff J, Blake M, Milby AH, Kim W, Glaser D. The rising incidence of                         MRI reported superior labrum anterior and posterior (SLAP) tears. 2015                              AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

 

4.     Derman P, Kamath AF, Horneff G, Garino J. Cement Technique for                                  Reducing Post-Operative Bursitis After Trochanteric Fixation. 2012 AONA.                            Orlando, FL.

 

5.      Kamath AF, Baldwin KD, Horneff JG, Hosalkar HS. Operative Versus           Non-operative Management of Pediatric Medial Epicondyle Fractures: a systematic review. 2011 AONA. Philadelphia, PA.

 

6.      Horneff JG, Scolaro JA, Jafari SM, Mirza A, Parvizi J, Mehta S. Locked  Plating Versus Intramedullary Nailing of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures After TKA. 2011 AAOS Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

 

7.      Pontillo M, Horneff JG, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Relationship between Upper Extremity Strength, Functional Testing, and Self-Reported Disability in Collegiate Athletes. 2010 APTA Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA.

 

8.      Webner DA, Horneff JG. Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Marathon Runners. 2008 AMSSM Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

 

Podium Presentations:

 

1.       Austin L, Horneff JG, Wowkanech C, Pepe M, Tucker B, Tjoumakaris F. Sleep disturbance following rotator cuff repair: a prospective 2-year investigation. 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

 

2.       Horneff JG, Voleti PB, Hsu JE, O’Donnell J, Huffman GR.                            Propionobacterium acnes infection as an etiology of pain after shoulder arthroscopy. 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

 

3.       Huffman GR, O’Donnell J, Hsu JE, Horneff JG, Voleti PB. Propionobacterium acnes infection as an etiology of pain after shoulder arthroscopy. 2013 ASES Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

 

           4.       Kamath AF, Horneff J, Gaffney V, Patel A, Israelite C, Nelson CL. Primary TKA: Are Outcomes Influenced at the Intersection of Gender, Race, and BMI Special Emphasis Podium Presentation/Discussion session. 2010 American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) 123rd Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

 

           5.       Horneff JG, Bowers AL, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Isolated Gastrocnemius Tightness in the Athletic Population. 2010 AAOS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

 

           6.       Kamath A, Baldwin K, Horneff JG, Gaffney V, Israelite CL, Nelson CL. Primary TKA: Are Outcomes Influenced at the Intersection of Gender, Race, and BMI?            2010 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.

 

           7.       Bowers AL, Horneff JG, Baldwin KD, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Increased Incidence of Thumb Injuries in Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse. 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

 

Editorials, Reviews, Chapters

 

  1. Horneff JG, Namdari S, Williams GR. Chapter 3: Evaluation of Clavicle Injuries in Clavicle Injuries: A Case-based Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment. Groh GI (Ed.) Springer [In Press]

 

  1. Horneff JG 3rd, Huffman GR, Kelly JD 4th. Chapter 4: Indications and Technique for Posterior Capsule Release in Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy: New Frontiers in Shoulder Preservation. Kelly JD 4th (Ed.). Springer [In Press]

 

  1. Horneff JG, Pill SG. Chapter 3: Foot and Ankle in Orthopaedic Secrets: 4th Edition. Namdari S, Pill SG, Mehta S (Eds.). Elsevier 2015. 51-80.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Pill SG. Chapter 5: Orthopaedic Oncology in Orthopaedic Secrets: 4th Edition. Namdari S, Pill SG, Mehta S (Eds.). Elsevier 2015. 125-144.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Kelly JD 4th. Chapter 4: Meniscectomy: The Basics in Meniscal Injuries: Management and Surgical Techniques. Kelly JD 4th (Ed.). Springer 2014. 31-38.  

 

  1. Kamath AF, Horneff J, Esterhai J, Lackey WG, Jeray K, Broderick JS. Chapter 70: Open Fractures, Evidence-Based Orthopaedics. Editor: Bhandari M; Section Editors: Einhorn T, Schmidt A. 9 Dec 2011, British MedicalJournal (BMJ) Press: 617-26.

 

  1. Lackey WG, Jeray K, Kamath AF, Horneff J, Esterhai J. Chapter 10: Wound Infections, Evidence-Based Orthopaedics. Editor: Bhandari M; Section Editors:Einhorn T, Schmidt A. 9 Dec 2011, British Medical Journal (BMJ) Press: 78-85.

 

  1.    Horneff JG. Turf Toe. http://www.orthopaedia.com/display/Main/Turf+toe. 2008.

 

  1. Horneff JG, Bernstein J. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries of the Knee.   http://www.orthopaedia.com/display/Main/Anterior+cruciate+ligament+injuries+of+the+knee. 2008.

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