Dr. John Racanelli, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Kaufman Orthopedics 8210 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 130 Dallas, TX 75231 Get Directions
Dr. John Racanelli, MD
A graduate of the University of Southern California, John A. Racanelli, M.D., came from California in the early 1980's to attend the medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Following his residency at Parkland Hospital, Dr. Racanelli completed a one-year sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship in Lake Charles, Louisiana under the direction of the renowned surgeon, David Drez, Jr., M.D. Even though Dr. Racanelli and his wife are both native Californians, they fell in love with the city of Dallas during his medical school days. After completing his fellowship in Louisiana, they returned to Dallas where he joined the Texas Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. Racanelli has authored numerous articles and book chapters in his area of expertise – knee and shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction. Dr. Racanelli, who played football and baseball at the University of Southern California and was a pitcher for the California Angels, believes that this valuable experience gives him a keen insight into sports medicine injuries, as well as the dilemmas injuries pose to the athlete. By a vote of his peers, Dr. Racanelli was elected one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas " by D Magazine 9 years in a row. Dr. Racanelli spends his free time enjoying family activities with his two young children.

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Dallas Office8210 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 130
Dallas, TX 75231
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Dr. Racanelli's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in The Colony , TX |
I have been his patient since 1998 when he did my first knee surgery. Five surgeries in all now and he is the only orthopaedic surgeon I will see. He also did my mom's rotator cuff shoulder surgery. He is the best!
in Hill County, TX |
I have multiple surgeries done by Dr Racanelli. He is one of the best doctors and surgeons, fabulous follow up with a great broadside manner.
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A graduate of the University of Southern California, John A. Racanelli, M.D., came from California in the early 1980's to attend the medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Following his residency at Parkland Hospital, Dr. Racanelli completed a one-year sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship in Lake Charles, Louisiana under the direction of the renowned surgeon, David Drez, Jr., M.D.

Even though Dr. Racanelli and his wife are both native Californians, they fell in love with the city of Dallas during his medical school days. After completing his fellowship in Louisiana, they returned to Dallas where he joined the Texas Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. Racanelli has authored numerous articles and book chapters in his area of expertise – knee and shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction.

Dr. Racanelli, who played football and baseball at the University of Southern California and was a pitcher for the California Angels, believes that this valuable experience gives him a keen insight into sports medicine injuries, as well as the dilemmas injuries pose to the athlete.

By a vote of his peers, Dr. Racanelli was elected one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas " by D Magazine 9 years in a row.

Dr. Racanelli spends his free time enjoying family activities with his two young children.

Dr. Racanelli says...

Thank you for your feedback. Your reviews provide us guidance in our efforts to continuously improve our patients' experience. We encourage you to reach out to your physician's office if you have an unresolved concern.

Dr. Racanelli's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lake Charles Meml Hosp

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Southern California

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate