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John P. Ketz, M.D.

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Foot, Ankle Pain & Injury; Orthopaedic Trauma

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 273-3126

Fax: (585) 756-4725

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Dr. John P. Ketz has joined URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics. He specializes in lower extremity trauma and adult foot and ankle disorders. His special expertise includes ankle arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction, arthritic conditions, and periarticular fracture care.

Dr. Ketz has been a practicing orthopaedic surgeon in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio and completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Ketz completed a fellowship in lower extremity trauma and foot and ankle surgery at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Ketz is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He has authored several papers and his research interests include foot and ankle biomechanics, post-traumatic foot and ankle reconstruction and periarticular fractures.



  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


B.S.M.E. | Ohio State University

M.D. | Medical College of Ohio

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Fellowship in at Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Tampa General Hospital

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2007
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Duthie-Evarts Teaching Award honoring outstanding teacher mentorship
Sponsor: Given by URMC Dept of Orthopaedics Graduating Chief Residents
Location: Rochester, New York

Best Resident Paper Award
Sponsor: Eastern Orthopaedic Association

Carl M. Harris Award - Outstanding patient care and education
Sponsor: URMC - Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Location: Rochester NY

Roger A. Mann Award for outstanding clinical paper-2006 AOFAS Annual Meeting
Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)

Pi Tau Sigma - Engineering Honorary Society

Alpha Omega Alpha

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Journal Articles

Cobaugh DJ, Maynard G, Cooper L, Kienle PC, Vigersky R, Childers D, Weber R, Carson SL, Mabrey ME, Roderman N, Blum F, Burkholder R, Dortch M, Grunberger G, Hays D, Henderson R, Ketz J, Lemke T, Varma SK, Cohen M. "Enhancing insulin-use safety in hospitals: Practical recommendations from an ASHP Foundation expert consensus panel." American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.. 2013 Aug 15; 70(16):1404-13.

Ketz J, Myerson M, Sanders R. "The salvage of complex hindfoot problems with use of a custom talar total ankle prosthesis." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2012 Jul 3; 94(13):1194-200.

Ketz J, Sanders R. "Staged posterior tibial plating for the treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma Association 43C2 and 43C3 tibial pilon fractures." Journal of orthopaedic trauma.. 2012 Jun 0; 26(6):341-7.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Tibial Periarticular Fracture Reduction and Fixation
Book Title: Master Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery: The Foot and Ankle
Author List: Ketz J and Sanders R
Published By: LWW2013




John P. Ketz, MD