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

Administrative: (585) 275-6888
Fax: (585) 276-0404

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.

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

Recent Journal Articles

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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.
Chan, CM; Goldblatt, JP. "Unilateral Meniscomeniscal Ligament. Case Report." Orthopaedics. 2012; 35(12): 1815-1817.
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.
Goldblatt, JP; LaFrance, RM; Smith, JS. "Managing menicus injuries: the diagnosis. Updated review." Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2009; 26(9): 343-351.
Goldblatt, JP; LaFrance, RM; Smith, JS. "Managing meniscus injuries: the treatment. Updated review." Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2009; 26(12): 471-477.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary


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


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 University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1998 - 6-30-2002
Internship in Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center06/26/1997 - 6-25-1998