Jonathan P. Garino

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Jonathan P. Garino is an Associate Professor of orthopedic surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received a B.S. degree (biology) from Georgetown University, Wash, DC, in 1984, then in 1988 he obtained an M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Between 1993 and 1994, he gained a fellowship in adult reconstruction, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Garino is currently the Director of the Adult Reconstruction Service and Fellowship at The Penn Orthopedic Institute at the University Of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Garino’s practice and research has focused in the area of adult reconstruction and lower extremity joint replacements. He has spent his entire academic career at the University of Pennsylvania, continuing to develop and shape the adult reconstructive service for the betterment of patients as well as enhancing the educational aspects of the fellowship in the field of adult reconstruction. Dr. Garino has always had a keen interest in new technologies and their impact on the quality and durability of the implants and surgical procedures of the lower extremity. His research interests include ceramic bearings in joint replacements; impaction grafting in revision joint replacements; avascular necrosis; knee kinematics and design; human factures in patient satisfaction in joint replacement outcomes; minimally invasive joint replacements; advanced bearing materials; hydroxyapatite coatings in joint replacements.

Biography Updated on 17 February 2011

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