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Excellence in Motion Newsletter

The 2021 issue of the Penn Orthopaedic Surgery newsletter highlights the advances of this past year — summarizing our groundbreaking advances in clinical care and research.

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L. Scott Levin,  MD,  FACS

Welcome from L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS – Chair

On behalf of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn Medicine, welcome. Whether you are a patient, referring physician, or student, Penn Orthopaedics is here to serve you. As the country's first department of orthopaedic surgery and a national leader in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, we offer advanced, personally-tailored care and the latest treatment options for a variety of injuries and disorders within ten orthopaedic subspecialties.
L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Paul B. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery

In This Section

About Us

Highly skilled and highly specialized, Penn Orthopaedic physicians treat each joint condition,spinal disorder or sports injury with a personalized approach.


Meet the Orthopaedic Surgery faculty.

Clinical Care

Learn about the patient-centered orthopaedic care offered at Penn.

Education and Training

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine offers a wide variety of orthopaedic subspecialties.


An overview of current clinical trials available for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions.

Case Studies

These actual case reports in Penn’s complex cases series reveal the intricacy, sophistication, and complexity of the surgeries performed every day at Penn Department of Orthopaedic Surgery