John P. Salvo Jr., MD

John P. Salvo Jr., MD

Dr. Salvo is double board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr Salvo is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He specializes in knee ligament (ACL) reconstructions, shoulder instability, and rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy.

He also has extensive experience in arthroscopic procedures of the hip and hip preservation. Dr. Salvo is one of the Philadelphia region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy, especially in athletes. He is an Associate Master Instructor for AANA for hip arthroscopy and shoulder arthroscopy courses, teaching other orthopedic surgeons the latest techniques. He is an active member of several subspecialty societies, including AANA and AOSSM

Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery

Special Expertise
Hip Arthroscopy & Hip Preservation
Shoulder instability
ACL reconstruction

Hip Arthroscopy

Labral tears
FAI (femoroacetabular impingement)
Hip preservation
Loose bodies
Snapping hip
Hip pain

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Labral tears
SLAP tear
Rotator cuff tear

Knee Arthroscopy

ACL tears
Meniscal tears
Patella instability

Orthopedic Surgeon, Rothman Institute
Consultant, Philadelphia Phillies
Reviewer, Arthroscopy
Reviewer, Orthopedics
Director, Medical Advisory Board for the Adam Taliaferro Foundation (2000-2012)

MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
BS, MS, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

UHZ Sports Medicine Institute at the University of Miami, Sports Medicine, Miami, FL

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons (ABOS)
New Jersey Orthopaedics Society/OSNJ
Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

Salvo, JP Indications and Techniques for Hip Arthroscopy Continue to Evolve Orthopedics Today May, 2012

Salvo, JP FAI: Precursor to Arthritis? Treatment Options Orthopedics Today, Fall 2012

Salvo, JP, Morrison, W, Miller, (ed), Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment of Common Musculoskeletal Conditions Labral Tears, Ligamentum Teres Tears, & Chondral Injuries, Femoroacetabular Impingement, Synovial Disorders, Bursitis, Arthritis, 2011

Salvo, JP, Troxell, CR, Duggan, DP Incidence of Venous Thromboembolic Disease Following Hip Arthroscopy Orthopedics 2010, Sept 7; 33(9): 664

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