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John T. Gorczyca, M.D.

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Trauma

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-7576

Fax: (585) 276-2497

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Biography

Dr. Gorczyca is a traumatologist, or an orthopaedic surgeon that treats difficult fractures and fractures that fail to heal or heal incorrectly. He has a great deal of experience using limb shortening and lengthening to correct deformities. Dr. Gorczyca performs complex reconstructive surgery to repair bone loss using bone transplants, artificial implants, and growth of new bone in adults.

Dr. Gorczyca earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre at the University of Toronto. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gorczyca is Chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma Division at URMC and a Professor of Orthopaedics. He has published numerous medical articles and textbook chapters, and is on the editorial boards of prominent medical journals.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1983
BA | Boston University
College of Liberal Arts

1999
Certificate in Medical Management | Gatton School of Business and Economics

1987
MD | Boston University Sch Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/1988 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Trauma at Sunnybrook Hospital

06/25/1987 - 5/31/1988
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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Awards

2009
Best Doctors in America for Trauma

2004
Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award

2000
Kentucky Colonel

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Publications

Journal Articles

3/2010
Brown JB; Bankey PE; Gorczyca JT; Cheng JD; Stassen NA; Gestring ML. "The aging road warrior: national trend toward older riders impacts outcome after motorcycle injury. Am Surg. 2010 Mar;76(3):279-86." Am Surg. 2010; 76(3): 279-86.

2009
Darowish M; Gorczyca JT:. "Catastrophic Intramedullary Fragmentation of a Tinel Reamer. , 67(2):36-40, 2009." J Trauma. 2009; 67(2): 36-40.

2008
Owsley KC; Gorczyca JT. "Displacement/Screw Cutout after Open Reduction and Locked Plate Fixation of Humeral Fractures." J Bone and Joint Surg. 2008; 2: 233-40.

Books & Chapters

2008
Chapter Title: Tibial Fractures
Book Title: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 9
Author List: Gorczyca JT
Published By: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons2008 in Rosemont

2008
Chapter Title: Iliosacral Fixation Techniques
Book Title: Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade
Author List: Rubery PT; Gorczyca JT
Edited By: Vaccaro AR; Albert TJ; C Birck
Published By: Thieme2008

2006
Book Title: Selective Exposures for Orthopaedic Surgery: The Pelvis
Author List: Gorczyca JT, Jimenez ML, Vrahas MS
Published By: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons2006 in Rosemont

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