Dr. John Gorczyca Joins the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center

July 07, 2000

John T. Gorczyca, M.D., has been named associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

An orthopaedic trauma specialist, Gorczyca comes to Rochester from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where he served for six years as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery.

At the University of Rochester, Gorczyca will specialize in treating fractures of the musculoskeletal system, including joint reconstruction. His research currently focuses on orthopaedic trauma management, more specifically stability of pelvic fixation, and stability of complex tibial fractures.

An author of several abstracts, book reviews, papers, manuscripts, and book chapters, Gorczyca is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Gorczyca received his undergraduate degree from Boston University and his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed two years of training in general surgery, and an orthopaedic surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. Gorczyca also completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto.

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