John J Christoforetti, MD
Dr. Christoforetti is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist that focuses on innovative, evidence-based, patient-centered orthopaedic care. His medical interest and expertise include arthroscopic surgery of the hip, shoulder and knee, primary and revision shoulder replacement surgery, shoulder instability and ACL reconstruction.
Dr. Christoforetti received his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he also completed his residency. He received advanced fellowship training in sports medicine at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic. He began clinical private practice in Pittsburgh in 2007 and served as head team physician for the Washington Wild Things and clinical instructor for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics. His original work in rotator cuff surgery and hip arthroscopy has been published and presented at the international level.
He is currently assistant professor for the Drexel University School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also serves as director of the Center for Athletic Hip Injury at Allegheny Orthopaedic Associates and as faculty member for the orthopaedic residency and sports medicine fellowship programs at Allegheny Health Network.
He is an active consultant for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and high schools affiliated with the Allegheny Health Network Sports Medicine program.
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