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David J. Bozentka, MD

David J. Bozentka, MD Surgeon

Chief, Hand Surgery
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bozentka is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. David J. Bozentka

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2006 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand, 1996
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Joint Reconstruction
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nonunion
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Sport Related Upper Extremity Injury
  • Wrist Avascular Necrosis
  • Wrist Cartilage Tear
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Instability

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: West Virginia University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, National American Association for Hand Surgery, National American Medical Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, National Eastern Orthopedic Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society, Philadelphia Hand Club,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bozentka is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Rozental TD., Bozentka DJ., Katz MA., Steinberg DR., Beredjiklian PK.: Evaluation of the sigmoid notch with computed tomography following intra-articular distal radius fracture Journal of Hand Surgery - American Volume 26 (2): 244-51,2001.

Beredjiklian PK., Bozentka DJ., Bernstein J.: E-mail in clinical orthopaedic practice Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume 83-A (4): 615-8,2001.

Bozentka DJ, Katzman, BM: Tendon Xanthomas of the Hand: A Report of Two Cases Treated Surgically The American Journal of Orthopedics 30 (4): 337-339,2001.

Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR, Bernstein JS: Evaluating the Source and Content of Orthopaedic Surgery Information on the Internet: The Case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Presented at the American Association for Hand Surgery, 31st Annual Meeting, San Diego, California) : 2001.

Yeh GL, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR, Beredjiklian PK: Effects of Forearm Rotation on the Radiographic Evaluation of Ulnar Variance (Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California) : 2001.

Bozentka DJ, Beredjiklian PK: Fixation of the Distal Radius Treated With Open Reduction Internal Fixation (Presented at Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Spring Meeting, Miami, Florida) : 2001.

Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR, Westawski, D: A Comparison of Plain Films vs. Digital Radiographs in the Evaluation of Fracture of the Distal Radius (Presented at Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Spring Meeting Miami, Florida) : 2001.

Tan V, Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR: Variability of Digital Rotation in Normal Subjects (Presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California) : 2001.

Yeh GL, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR, Beredjiklian PK: Effects of Forearm Rotation on the Radiographic Evaluation of Ulnar Variance (Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California) : 2001.

Tan V, Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR: Variability of Digital Rotation in Normal Subjects (Presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California) : 2001.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Orthopedic Institute
Presbyterian Medical Center
1 Cupp Pavilion
39th & Market Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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