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James L. Carey, MD, MPH

James L. Carey, MD, MPH Physician

Director, Penn Center for Cartilage Repair and Osteochondritis Dissecans Treatment
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Carey is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. James L. Carey

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Cartilage Transplantation
  • Knee Cartilage Tear
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Loose Bodies
  • Knee Reconstruction - Ligament
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sport Related Knee Injury
  • Sport Related Shoulder Injury

Description of Clinical Expertise

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Cartilage Transplantation
Knee Cartilage Tear
Knee Instability
Knee Loose Bodies
Knee Reconstruction -- Ligament
Meniscus Tears
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Shoulder Dislocation
Sport Related Knee Injury
Sport Related Shoulder Injury

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • 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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, National Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, National DeForest Willard Society (University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Alumni Organization), Local International Cartilage Repair Society, International International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, International Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group, National Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) Shoulder, National Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Local Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, Local Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group, International Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Carey 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

Description of Research Expertise:

Osteochondritis Dissecans
Focal Articular Cartilage Injuries
Prospective Cohort Studies
Reliability Studies
Epidemiology
Statistics

Selected Publications:

MARS Group (including Carey JL and 94 other authors): Meniscal and articular cartilage predictors of clinical outcome after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 44 : 1671-9,2016.

Carey JL, Wall EJ, Grimm NL, Ganley TJ, Edmonds EW, Anderson AF, Polousky J, Murnaghan ML, Nissen CW, Weiss J, Lyon RM, Chambers HG; Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group: Novel arthroscopic classification of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: a multi center reliability study. Am J Sports Med. 44 : 1694-8,2016.

Pareek A, Carey JL, Reardon PJ, Peterson L, Stuart MJ, Krych AJ: Long-term outcomes after autologous chondrocyte implantation: a systematic review at mean follow-up of 11.4 years. Cartilage : [Epub ahead of print],2016.

Saxena V, D’Aquilla K, Marcoon S, Krishnamoorthy G, Gordon JA, Carey JL, Borthakur A, Kneeland JB, Kelly JD, IV, Reddy R, Sennett BJ: T1? magnetic resonance imaging to assess cartilage damage after primary shoulder dislocation. Am J Sports Med. : [Epub ahead of print],2016.

McHale KJ, Rozell JC, Milby AH, Carey JL, Sennett BJ: Outcomes of Lisfranc injuries in the National Football League. Am J Sports Med. 44 : 1810-7,2016.

Carey JL: The critical reader – magnitude and strength of findings. Am J Sports Med. 44 : 1379-81,2016.

Carey JL, Shea KG: AAOS appropriate use criteria: management of osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral condyle. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 24 : e105-11,2016.

Shea KG, Carey JL, Brown GA, Murray JN, Pezold R, Sevarino KS: Management of osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral condyle. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 24 : e102-104,2016.

DiBartola AC, Everhart JS, Magnussen RA, Carey JL, Brophy RH, Schmitt LC, Flanigan DC: Correlation between histological outcome and surgical cartilage repair technique in the knee: a meta-analysis. Knee. 23 : 344-9,2016.

Dunn WR, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Harrell F, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW, for the MOON Shoulder Group: 2013 Neer Award: predictors of failure of nonoperative treatment of chronic, symptomatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 25 : 1303-11,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Sports Medicine Center
Weightman Hall, First Floor
235 South 33rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-4400
Fax: (215) 615-4405
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)