John P. Salvo, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Salvo is double board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and specializes in knee ligament (ACL) reconstructions, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy.
As Director of the Hip Arthroscopy program at Rothman Institute, Dr. Salvo serves as one of the region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy, particularly in athletes. He is an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Flyers as well as the Philadelphia Eagles, and a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is an active member of several subspecialty societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.
  • B.S., M.S., Villanova University
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, UHZ Sports Medicine Institute at the University of Miami
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Director, Medical Advisory Board for the Adam Taliaferro Foundation
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Kennedy Health System
  • Virtua Health System
  • Rothman Specialty Hospital
  • Riverview Surgery Center
  • Vincera Institute
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • New Jersey Orthopaedics Society/OSNJ
  • Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

John W. Fleischman, PA-C, MPT, ATC

John graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's Physician Assistant Program. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and Master's in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Scranton and completed his Athletic Training certification at Rowan University. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, he worked as a physical therapist at Orthopaedic/Sports Medicine Physical Therapy facilities and volunteered as an athletic trainer at several South Jersey High Schools and tournaments. John currently works with Dr. John Salvo, Jr. specializing in surgical and non-surgical sports medicine injuries.

Publications, Peer reviewed:

Salminen M, Kraeutler MJ, Freedman KB, Tucker BS, Salvo JP, Ciccotti MG, Cohen SB, Choosing a Graft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Surgeon Influence Reigns Supreme, American Journal of Orthopedics, 45(4): E192-7. May/June, 2016

Salvo, J P., MD, Hammoud S, MD, Flato R, BA, Sgromolo N, BA, and Mendelsohn E, MD. Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy in Patients With Workers’ Compensation Claims. Orthopedics 38.2 (2015): 94-98. February 2015.

Cohen SB, Cicotti MC, Dodson CC, Tjoumakaris FP, Salvo JP, Marchetto PM, Watson RA, Salminen MR, Flato RR, O’Brien DF  Incidence and Characterization of Injury to the Infrapatellar Branch of the Saphenous Nervev after ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Study  The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 2(7)(suppl 2) July 2014  (ABSTRACT)

Matsuda, DK, Salvo, JP, Orthopaedics: Groin Pain in a Young Man, September 2012 – Vol 35, Issue 9: 796-797

Salvo, JP,  Troxell, CR, Duggan, DP  Incidence of Venous Thromboembolic Disease Following
Hip Arthroscopy  Orthopedics 2010, Sept 7; 33(9): 664

Salvo, JP    Bicipital Tendon Injuries.  In:Orthopedic Surgery  2004 Publishers:
Editor: Harris Gellman, MD,

Rizio, L III, MD, Salvo JP, MD, Schürhoff MR, MD, and John W. Uribe, MD    
Adductor Longus Rupture in Professional Football
Players: Acute Repair with Suture Anchors. A Report of Two Cases Am J.SportsMed, 2004

Salvo, J.P., Rizio, L., Zvijac, J.E., Uribe, J.W., and Hechtman, K.S. Treatment of Sublime Tubercle Avulsion Fractures in Baseball Players Am J.SportsMed May/June, 2002

Book Chapters
Tjoumakaris F, Salvo JP  Common Complications of Hip Arthroscopy and Their Management:Controversies and Future Considerations  in The Hip: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques  2015

Salvo, JP,  Woods, D  Hip Arthroscopy in Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery Volume 1 2nd edition  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA  2015

Mcmillan, S, Salvo, JP  The Hip: Preservation, Replacement, and Revision: Hip Arthroscopy in the Lateral Position 2014

Salvo, JP  Hip Arthroscopy Anatomy and Access Peripheral Compartment The Adult Hip; Volume 3: Hip Preservation Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2014
Salvo, JP, Morrison, W, Miller, (ed), Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment of Common Musculoskeletal Conditions:  Labral Tears, Ligamentum Teres Tears,  Chondral Injuries, Femoroacetabular Impingement, Synovial Disorders, Bursitis, Arthritis,  Elselvier/ Saunders 2011

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