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John P. Goldblatt, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-6888

Fax: (585) 276-0404

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

Biography

I am a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialty training in Sports Medicine. I have been in practice at the University of Rochester since 2003. I focus on the treatment of injuries to the shoulder and knee. My shoulder practice includes arthroscopic correction of throwing injuries, rotator cuff disease, and shoulder instability (labrum tears). My treatment of knee injuries includes arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, as well as the treatment of the lateral and medial collateral ligaments. I treat meniscus injuries, and this includes meniscus transplantation when appropriate. I also perform articular cartilage repair, and grafting for salvage of injuries to the knee cartilage. I am the primary Team Physician for the University of Rochester athletes, SUNY Geneseo athletes, and share responsibility for several professional teams in the Rochester area. My practice does not focus on arthritis of the knee or shoulder.

Research

I participate with research teams focused on patient reported outcomes. Our studies utilize pre-operative and post-operative information provided by patients to help predict anticipated performance and functional recovery after injuries to the knee and shoulder. My goal as a surgeon is to maximize patient improvement after surgery. Our research helps to identify factors that influence results, and how we may adjust these factors to improve individual outcomes after surgery.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1997
MD | University of Vermont College of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

6-26-1997 - 6-25-1998
Internship in Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

7-1-1998 - 6-30-2002
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

8-1-2002 - 6/30/2003
Fellowship in Sports Medicine at New England Medical Center Hospitals

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Awards

1997
James E. Demeules Surgical Research Prize

1996 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

1995 - 1996
Committee for Medical Student Well-Being

1995 - 1995
Pathology Student Fellowship

1995 - 1995
Pathology Tutor

1993
Research Committee Fellowship

1992 - 1997
Appointed to committee for Medical Student Well-Being


Co-organizer for the 1st annual Anatomical Gifts Program Memorial Service

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Publications

Journal Articles

2012
Lu, M; Johar, S; Veenema, K; Goldblatt, JP. "Patellar Tendon Rupture with Underlying Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report." Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012; 43(1): 35-38.

2012
Chan, CM; Goldblatt, JP. "Unilateral Meniscomeniscal Ligament. Case Report." Orthopaedics. 2012; 35(12): 1815-1817.

2010
Lafrance, RM; Giordano, B; Goldblatt, JP; Voloshin, I; Maloney, M. "Pediatric Tibial Eminence Fractures: Evaluation and Management". J Am Acad Ortho Surg. 2010; 18: 395-405.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: The Stiff Shoulder: Planning and Treatment Options
Book Title: Operative Arthroscopy
Author List: Goldblatt, JP; Woodworth, R; Mitchell, B.
Published By: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2012

2012
Chapter Title: Knee: Meniscal Injuries in American College of Sports Medicine
Book Title: Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review
Author List: Goldblatt, JP; Richmond, JC; Ramkumar, DB; Albert, AS.
Published By: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2012

2004
Chapter Title: Knee meniscal injuries.
Book Title: Sports Medicine: Just the facts
Author List: Goldblatt
Published By: McGraw-Hill 2004

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