John P. Goldblatt, M.D.

John P. Goldblatt, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-7379

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. John P. Goldblatt is a board certified, and fellowship trained Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is an Associate Professor in the Division of Sports Medicine, and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy Association. Dr. Goldblatt's specialty interests include injury to the athlete's shoulder and knee. His skills include arthroscopic management of throwing injuries, rotator cuff disease, and shoulder instability. Additionally, his arthroscopy skills for knee injuries include anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, and multiple ligament reconstructions (knee dislocations).

He performs meniscus repair, articular cartilage reconstruction, cartilage transplantation. He has a unique talent for meniscus transplantation. He is a primary provider for local athletic teams including Rochester Rhino Soccer, Rochester Americans AHL hockey, Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball, Rochester Rattlers and Knighthawks lacrosse, and the University of Rochester athletic teams. He has written several peer reviewed articles, and continues to be involved with clinical research.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. John P. Goldblatt is a board-certified and fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and an Associate Professor in URMC Orthopaedics' Division of Sports Medicine. Dr. Goldblatt's specialty interests include injuries to the shoulder and knee. His treatment of shoulder problems includes arthroscopic correction of throwing injuries, rotator cuff disease, and shoulder instability. Additionally, his treatment of knee injuries includes arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), and multiple ligament reconstructions (knee dislocations) including the lateral and medial collateral ligaments.

He also performs articular cartilage repair, including autologous chondrocyte transplantation, and allograft osteochondral grafting for salvage of lesions of the knee cartilage. Dr. Goldblatt performs meniscus repair, and has a unique talent for meniscus transplantation. He has written several peer reviewed articles, and continues to be involved in clinical research. Dr. Goldblatt is the primary physician for the Rochester Rhinos and University of Rochester athletes, and shares responsibility for the remaining professional teams in the Rochester area.

Awards & Honors (Local)

James E. Demeules Surgical Research Prize 1997
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 1996 - Present
Pathology Student Fellowship 1995 - 1995
Pathology Tutor 1995 - 1995
Committee for Medical Student Well-Being 1995 - 1996
Research Committee Fellowship 1993
Appointed to committee for Medical Student Well-Being 1992 - 1997
Co-organizer for the 1st annual Anatomical Gifts Program Memorial Service

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

MD | University of Vermont College of Medicine1997
BS | Mechanical Engineering | University of Pennsylvania1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Sports Medicine at New England Medical Center Hospitals08/01/2002 - 6/30/2003
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1998 - 6-30-2002
Internship in Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/26/1997 - 6-25-1998