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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

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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • 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: 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 Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Local 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

Selected Publications:

Kuhn JE, Dunn WR, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW.: Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Treating Atraumatic Full-thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 22 : 1371-1379,2013.

Duffee A, Magnussen RA, Pedroza AD, Flanigan DC, Spindler KP, Huston LJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH, McCarty EC, Marx RG, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Jones MH, Amendola A, Wolf BR, Carey JL, Kaeding CC.: Transtibial ACL Femoral Tunnel Preparation Increases Odds of Repeat Ipsilateral Knee Surgery Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am) 95 : 2035-2042,2013.

Grimm NL, Shea KG, Leaver RW, Aoki SK, Carey JL: Reply to letter to the editor: Efficacy and degree of bias in knee injury prevention studies: A systematic review of RCTs. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 471 : 340,2013.

Kuhn JE, Dunn WR, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW: Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears: A multicenter prospective cohort study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 22 : 1371-9,2013.

Grimm NL, Shea KG, Leaver RW, Aoki SK, Carey JL: Efficacy and degree of bias in knee injury prevention studies: A systematic review of RCTs. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 471 : 308-16,2013.

Kinsella SD, Carey JL: Complications in brief: Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. Clin Orthop Relat Res 471 : 1427-32,2013.

Shea KG, Jacobs JC Jr, Carey JL, Anderson AF, Oxford JT: Osteochondritis dissecans knee histology studies have variable findings and theories of etiology. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 471 : 1127-36,2013.

Duffee A, Magnussen RA, Pedroza AD, Flanigan DC, Spindler KP, Huston LJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH, McCarty EC, Marx RG, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Jones MH, Amendola A, Wolf BR, Carey JL, Kaeding CC: Transtibial ACL femoral tunnel preparation increases odds of repeat ipsilateral knee surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 95 : 2035-42,2013.

Grimm NL, Tisano B, Carey JL: Three osteochondritis dissecans lesions in one knee: A case report. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 471 : 1186-90,2013.

Gunton MJ, Carey JL, Shaw CR, Murnaghan ML: Drilling juvenile osteochondritis dissecans: Retro- or Transarticular? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 471 : 1144-51,2013.

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)