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John P. Dormans, MD, FACS

The Richard M. Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Specialties and Services

Practice Locations

Education

MD - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery - Grand Rapids Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Fellowship

Clinical Pediatric Orthopaedics - The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Additional Training

2000-2001 - Leadership Council, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2000 - Advanced Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA
1998 - Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA
1995 - Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Board Certification

Orthopedic Surgery

Year Appointed

1991

Special Interests

Tumors (benign and malignant)
Disorders of the spine; scoliosis; cervical spine disorders
Trauma
General pediatric orthopedic surgery
Musculoskeletal disorders

Research Interests

CHOP Research Institute profile

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