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Dr John Christoforetti is an expert in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee with over 10 years experience practicing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is an independent consultant for injured players from Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, National Hockey League and NCAA athletics. He is Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. He serves as Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, adjunct faculty to Duquesne University School of Physical Therapy and a Board of Directors Member for the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. He is Director of the Center for Athletic Hip Injury at the Allegheny Health Network where he serves as consultant for Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Riverhounds professional sports clubs. He conducts IRB-approved and funded research in clinical outcomes and basic biomechanical science and is a founding member of the MASH studygroup. He has delivered over 100 national or international invited lectures and his original research has been published and acknowledged with awards. He authored several book chapters on arthroscopy technique including serving as section editor for a major textbook in the field. He is a member of the Editorial Board at the Journal of Arthroscopy and a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is an active consultant in orthopaedic device and bracing design for the hip and holds patent-pending intellectual property with Arthrex, Inc and Breg, Inc. His outside interests focus on family, youth coaching, travel, playing the piano, and the Notre Dame Boxing Club.
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Our team focuses on treating injured patients seeking best-in-class orthopedic services. We reject the assembly-line model of care and embrace understanding the specific goals of our patients. We expect our patients seek to return to their highest level of function as quickly, safely and affordably as possible. We hold ourselves responsible to relentlessly pursue best available surgical and conservative care options for the conditions we treat. Through basic and clinical research participation, teaching of resident and staff physicians and extensive travel we strive to remain ahead of the crest of medical science.