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Theodore J. Ganley, MD

Attending Surgeon

Director of Sports Medicine

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2009, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Air Cast Award for Best Clinical Paper: "Degeneration of the knee joint in skeletally immature patients with an anterior cruciate ligament tear: is there a delay in treatment?" AOSSM Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO

2008, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Best Clinical Research Poster in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery (with Harish Hosalkar, MD), San Francisco, CA

2006, AAOS Leadership Fellows Program

2005, Best Doctors - Top Pediatric Orthopaedists

2005, Top Doctors Main Line 

Biltmore Who's Who

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Leadership Fellows Program

Best Doctors - Top Pediatric Orthopaedists

Philadelphia Magazine -- Top Doctors for Kids

Selected to American Orthopaedic Association

Main Line Magazine -- Top Doctors Main Line

Child Magazine -- Number 1 Ranking Orthopaedic Programs in US

Books

Books

2004

Ganley TJ, Lou JE, Pryor K, Gregg JR. Sports medicine. In: Dorman, JP. Pediatric orthopaedics and sports medicine, the requisites in pediatrics. Mosby; 2004. 

Lou J, Howell J, Ganley T, Flynn J. Fractures of the knee. Orthopaedic surgery essentials, pediatrics. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004.

Chapters

Ganley TJ, Pill SG. Discoid meniscus. In: The 5-minute pediatric consult. 3rd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 330-1.

2009

Pandya NK, Ganley TJ. In situ pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. In: Sheth NP, Lonner JH, editors. Gowned and gloved orthopaedics: introduction to common procedures. Saunders Elsevier; 2009. Chapter  33, p. 375-83.

2008

Ganley TJ. The knee. In: The 5-minute pediatric consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 476-477.

Ganley TJ. Knee pain, anterior/patellofemoral malalignment syndrome. In: The 5-minute pediatric consult, 5th ed.  Lippincott Williams &  Wilkins; 2008. p. 476-77.

2006

Ganley TJ, Flynn JM. Osteochondritis dissecans.  In: Insall & Scott surgery of the knee, 4th ed., vol. 2. Elsevier; 2006. p. 1234-41.

Ganley TJ, Flynn JM. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee.  In: The pediatric and adolescent knee.  Elsevier; 2006. p. 273-93.

2005

Ganley TJ, Kolze EA, Gregg JR. Pediatric sports medicine. In: Dormans JP. Pediatric orthopaedics, core knowledge in orthopaedics. Elsevier Mosby; 2005. p. 138-58.

2003

Flynn J, Dkaggs D, Sponseller P, Ganley T, Kay R, Leitch K. The surgical management of pediatric fractures of the lower extremity. In: AAOS instructional course lectures. 52: 647-659, 2003.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic positions

Orthopaedic Director of Sports Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Sports Medicine and Performance Center

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2008-present )

Editorial positions

Reviewer,  University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal
Reviewer,  The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Reviewer,  The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Editor,  Sports Medicine
Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Reviewer, The Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Leadership

Professional memberships

American College of Sports Medicine
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
International Cartilage Repair Society
Orthopaedic Volunteers Overseas 
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
The International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 

Committees

2008-present Penn Med Orthopaedic Society - Advisor
2007-present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Publications Committee
2006-present University of Pennsylvania Graduate Medical
Education Committee
2000-present University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Surgery
Research Committee
1999-present Operative Invasive/Non-Invasive Committee
1997-present Health Information Management Committee
Special Olympics – Growth and Management Committee of Philadelphia 

New Media

2009

Ganley TJ. Risks of delaying ACL reconstruction in young athletes may be too high, study shows [Press release]. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. 2009.

Young athletes and ACL surgery [Interview]. Orthopedics This Week -- Large Joints. 2009.

Repair ACL injuries in young athletes quickly [Internet]. HealthDay News. 2009.

Original Papers

2011

Namdari S, Ganley TJ, Baldwin K, Rendon Sampson N, Hosalkar H, Nikci V, et al. Fixation of displaced midshaft clavicle fractures in skeletally immature patients. J Pediatr Orthop.  2011 Jul-Aug;21(5):507-11. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21654457. Read the abstract

Chambers HG, Shea KG, Anderson AF, Brunelle TJ, Carey JL, Ganley TJ, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of osteochondritis dissecans. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011 May;19(5):297-306. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21536629. Read the abstract

2010

Lawrence JT, Bowers AL, Belding J, Cody SR, Ganley TJ. All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jul;468(7):1971-7. Epub 2010 Feb 20. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20174901. Read the abstract

Pappas N, Lawrence JT, Donegan D, Ganley T, Flynn JM. Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the measurement of displaced humeral medial epicondyle fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Feb;92(2):322-7. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20124058. Read abstract 

2009

Vander Have KL, Ganley TJ, Kocher MS, Price CT, Herrera-Soto JA. Arthrofibrosis after surgical fixation o ftibial eminence fractures in children and adolescents. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Feb;38(2):298-301. Epub 2009 Dec 23. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20032285. Read the abstract

Ganley TJ. ACL reconstruction in adolescent and preadolescent patients. Orthopedics. 2009 Nov;32(11):833. doi:10.3928/01477-20090922-17. Cited in PubMed: PMID: 19902884. No abstract available 

Jones KJ, Wiesel BB, Sankar WN, Ganley TJ. Arthroscopic management of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: mid-term results in adolescent athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Jan-Feb;30(1):8-13. Cite in PubMed: PMID 20032735. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

Presentations

2009

Ganley TJ. Degeneration of the knee joint in skeletally immature patients with a diagnosis of an anterior cruciate ligament tear: is there harm in delay of treatment. [presentation].  Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2009 Apr; Boston.

Ganley TJ. Return to competitive sports following medial epicondyle fracture in adolescent athletes: a comparison of operative versus non-operative treatment [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2009 Apr; Boston.

Ganley TJ. ACL injuries in the pediatric population: a report of our center's experience [presentation]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting; 2009 Apr; Boston.

Ganley TJ. Operative treatments for unstable lesions. Cartilage preservation techniques, ICL 350 -- juvenile and adult osteochondritis dissecans. Cases for the best operative and non-operative treatment [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009 Feb; Las Vegas.

Ganley TJ. Elbow injuries, ICL 327: pediatric sports medicine operative challenges & solutions, a case based approach [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009 Feb; Las Vegas.

Ganley TJ. Return to competitive sports following medial epicondyle fracture in adolescent athletes: a comparison of operative vs. non-operative treatment [presentation]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2009 Feb; Las Vegas.

Lecture invitations

Harvard University/Boston Children's Hospital. OCD, ACL and meniscus pathology: current topics in sports medicine [grand rounds].

University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children's Medical Center.

  • ACL deficiency in skeletally immature patients.
  • Osteochondritis dissecans and Panner's disease [grand rounds].

Los Angeles Children's Hospital. ACL deficiency, reconstruction and prevention [grand rounds].

Vanderbilt University. Pediatric sports medicine injuries [grand rounds].

The Children's Hospital of Shanghai Medical University, China.

  • Sports shoulder, hip and knee injuries in the young athlete.
  • Cartilage lesions and surgical arthroscopy [visiting professor].

Singapore University Hospital. [visiting professor].

  • Cartilage injuries: diagnosis and treatment.
  • ACL rupture/shoulder dislocation. Surgeon skills and workshops.

Banepa Hospital, Nepal. [Orthopaedic Volunteers Overseas visiting lecturer].

  • Knee and shoulder injuries in young patients.
  • Fracture care: bone and cartilage injuries.

Yale University. Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in young athletes: prevention and treatment [grand rounds].

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2009; Providence.

  • The limping child, focus on the hip.
  • What's urgent/what's not in orthopaedics, focus on the spine.
  • When to treat, when to refer, focus on the knee.
  • Lower extremity examinations. [medical education course].

Posters

2009

Wells L, Dyke JD, Albaugh J, Ganley TJ. Pediatric anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a retrospective analysis of hamstring strength recovery after surgery [poster]. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting. 2009 Apr; Las Vegas.

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