Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA


Flexible Internship - Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, MD

Flight Medicine Primary Course - School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, TX


Orthopaedic Surgery - Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX


The Peabody Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Titles and Academic Titles

Non-Operative Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments and Services




Campbell IM, Sheppard SE, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Bailey A, McGinn MJ, Unolt M, Homans JF, Chen EY, Salmons HI, Gaynor JW, Goldmuntz E, Jackson OA2, Katz LE, Mascarenhas MR, Deeney VFX, Castelein RM, Zur KB, Elden L, Kallish S, Kolon TF, Hopkins SE, Chadehumbe MA, Lambert MP, Forbes BJ, Moldenhauer JS, Schindewolf EM1, Solot CB, Moss EM, Gur RE, Sullivan KE, Emanuel BS, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn DM. What is new with 22q? An update from the 22q and You Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Oct;176(10):2058-2069. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.40637.


Wang  DC, Deeney  VF, Roach JW, Shah AJ. Imaging of Physeal Bars in Children. Pediatric Radiology, 19 March 2015.


Dede,Ozgur MD., Motoyama MD, Etsuro K., Yang MD, Charles I.,Mutich RT, Rebecca L., Walczak RRT, Stephen A., Bowles MS, Austin J., Deeney MD, Vincent F., Pulmonary and Radiographic Outcomes of VEPTR (Vertical  Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib)Treatment in Early- Onset Scoliosis. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Volume 96-A, Number 15, August 6, 2014.

Parthasarathy D. Thirumala, MD, Lance Bodily, BS, Derrick Tint, BS, W. Timothy Ward, MD, Vincent F. Deeney, MD, Donald J Crammond, PhD, Miguel E Hubeych, MD, MPIT, and Jeffrey R Balzer, PhD: Somato sensory- evoked potential monitoring during instrumented scoliosis correction procedures: validity revisited, The Spine Journal, Volume 14 Issue 8, and pages 1572-1580. August 1, 2014

Dede, Ozgur, Abdel-Hamid Z. Hoda, Deeney, Vincent Spinal Deformity in Bethlem Myopathy. Spine Deformity, 03/2014; 2(2): 143-151.



Deeney VF, Moreland MS, Ward WT.  Orthopaedics, in Zitelli and Davis’ Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis,5th  Edition, Mosby, 2007; 6th Edition, Saunders, 2012

Posters and Presentations


Dede O, Motoyama E, Deeney V, Yang C, Mutich R, Boles A. :Pulmonary Outcomes of VEPTR Expansion Thoracoplasty in Early Onset Scoliosis : A Longitudinal Study. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Hollywood, Ca. 2014.

Awards and Honors

2016, Golden Apple Award, University of Pittsburgh, Orthopaedics Residents Graduation

2014, G. Dean MacEwen Visiting Professor, Children’s Hospital, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

2007, 20th Annual O. Carlyle Brock Lecture, Visiting Professor, Shriners Hospital for Children, Erie, PA

2006, Lester Lectureship Visiting Professor, Shriners Hospital for Children, Spokane, WA

2002, Guy Caldwell Visiting Professor in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1997, Howard H. Steel Scientific Papers Award

1996, Hurst B. Hatch Memorial Award

1989, Norman T. Kirk Award, Outstanding Scientific Paper, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

1988, Golden Apple, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery

1976, Orthopaedic Surgery Prize, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

1976, Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

1999-present, Scoliosis Research Society

1998-present, The American Orthopaedic Association

1990-present, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

1985-present, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America