Dr. John Repicci, MD

Dr. John Repicci, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
81 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Repicci, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Center

4510 Main St Ste 101

Buffalo, NY 14226
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Independent Health
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Universal Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Repicci performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Repicci's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Repicci "as an Orthopedic surgeon, I believe that everyone should be able to participate in the activities that she or he would like to and live with the least amount of pain in their joints."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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23  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University at Buffalo - State University of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1958
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Buffalo General Hospital-Kaleida Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Buffalo Children's Hospital, Orthopaedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Buffalo General Hospital, Orthopaedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Buffalo VA Medical Center, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Buffalo VA Medical Center, Orthopaedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo, Dds
    Other Education | Completed 1960

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Developed The Repicci II® - Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Procedure,
Media & Publications
  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement: The American Experience, 2003
  • Minimally Invasive Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Unicompartmental Osteoarthritis: An Out-patient Arthritic Bypass Procedure, 2004
  • Unicondylar Knee Surgery; Development of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach, 2004
  • Unicompartmental Arthroplasty: My Techniuqe and Early Discharge, 2003
  • Technical Aspects of Medial Versus Lateral Minimally Invasive Unicondylar Arthroplasty, 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Kenmore Mercy Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Repicci is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Repicci's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Repicci to family and friends
39 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Repicci's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had a partial knee replacement by Dr Repicci in 2002. Have never had a problem. Walked around track on Relay for Life the day after surgery. And have not looked back. It seems like a natural knee nearly 15 years later. Highly recommend this surgery. Why change your whole knee when only one...more
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Dr. Repicci had no bedside manner and was extremely insensitive with his comments that he made. He spent very little time with me and was very abrupt in his mannerisms.
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Dr. Replica replaced 2 hips for me 1 in 2002 and 1 in 2016. Both times my operation Turned out great and returned to work the first time in 6 weeks and the second time in retired but felt great after 8 weeks. The more active you are the faster hips heal I learned. But listen to your Doctor.
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Dr Repicci has done 3 unicompartmental replacements they are 6 and 4 years old,yesterday I had to get a patella knee cap replacemt in one of my knees that Dr R put in 2 unis in it was perform by another suregoen due me relocating to another state. Dr R did a awsome job with 2 unis that allowed the...more
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I had my knee done 15 years ago and its been a blessing NO problems I wish I had my other one done with the good Dr. Thanks a thousand times Dr. Bruno
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