Dr. Peter Sharkey, MD

Dr. Peter Sharkey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Peter Sharkey, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in King of Prussia, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery.Read his story

234 Mall Blvd Ste G30

King of Prussia, PA 19406

Contact Information

(800) 321-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sharkey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sharkey "Dr. Sharkey is an internationally recognized expert and leader in the field of hip and knee replacement. He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA, and a member of the prestigious Hip and Knee Societies. Visiting orthopaedic surgeons and implant engineers routinely meet with and observe Dr. Sharkey’s innovations in surgical technique and patented implant and instrument designs. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. His research has led to hundreds of publications that have strongly influenced the practice of orthopaedic surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Torticollis
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11  Procedures

Background Check

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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.

Education

  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Josephs Hospital Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharkey's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharkey to family and friends
80 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (69)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Sharkey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Having both my hips replaced has totally changes my life and I am so grateful to Dr. Sharkey and his team of experts
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I found that Dr Sharkey was easy to talk to, and that he answered all my questions and concerns. His team is excellent, and the hospital stay and follow up care was superb. Steve Dirocco was an excellent contact and support resource. He and Dr Sharkey were a great team, and very practical and...more
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Dr. Sharkey did a great job of preparing me for exactly what would happen, and the surgery went very well. My recovery has been very smooth and rapid. I have felt that the post-op follow up has been somewhat impersonal. It feels that if I had problems and reported that through the electronic...more
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I have told everyone I know about Dr. Sharkey. He is an outstanding doctor and will recommend him to everyone. Thank you Dr. Sharkey for my excellent new hip.
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Dr. Sharkey & his staff were terrific. I delayed my procedure for a couple of years in fear of just going through the procedure but looking back now, I should have never waited. I was up and walking 4 hours after surgery on 6/5/17, was home the next afternoon and stopped using a walker 3 days...more
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