Dr. Peter F. Sharkey, MD

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Dr. Peter F. Sharkey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Rothman Institute Orthopaedics 1118 W Baltimore Pike Fl 3, Media, PA 19063 Get Directions
(800) 321-9999

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Dr. Sharkey specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Media, PA. He practices at 2 locations.

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      in Newtown Square, PA |
      I just completed one week after my right hip replacement. Five years, every day in pain for me. When I met with Dr. Sharkey he had to tell me the bad news. Although our appointment was quick, he still spent time with me and answered my questions. His office and processes are, by far, the BEST I have ever seen. The Roman Sugerical clinical in Royerfield was also amazing. Nursing and dr there are extremely knowledgeable and caring. Although I was scared, I am so glad it over. Well worth it.
      in Pottstown, PA |
      I had bi-lateral knee replacements March of 2014 done by this gifted surgeon and very thankful for my outcome! I was not able to make a round on a stationary bike and struggling to walk every day. He is a top surgeon the BEST, so you will see him once, after surgery you will see Dr. Steve Dirocco his assistant, whom is awesome, very knowledgeable and knows exactly what is going on. I am very thankful for the great doctors at the Rothman! Thank you, thank you! Lisa G.
      Dr Sharkey was excellent. Double hip replacement I can walk normally again
      Philadelphia, PA |
      You cannot get to the nurse much less Dr. Sharkey. They do not return phone calls.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hip Arthritis
      • Hip Pain
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Arthritis
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Pain
      • Limb Pain
      • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spine Disorders
      • Torticollis

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Replacement
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Total Hip Replacement
      • Total Knee Replacement

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        St Josephs Hospital Health Center
      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
      • Undergraduate School
        Syracuse University

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • John J. Gartland Award, 2003
        • The Frank Stinchfield Award, 2004
        • Philadelphia Top Docs, 2002
        • Knee Society Insall Award, 2001
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      • Media & Publications
        • The Role of Patient Restrictions in Reducing the Prevalence of Early Dislocation following Total Hip Arthroplasty., 2005
        • Evaluation of Hip Pain in the Young Adult, 2004
        • Particle Bioreactivity and Wear-Mediated Osteolysis, 2004
        • Treatment protocols for management of peri-prosthetic fractures of the femur, 2004

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Sharkey's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Sharkey

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients