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April Armstrong, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

AprilDArmstrongMD,BSc (PT), MSc, FRCSC

Orthopaedic Surgery Hershey, PA

Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

James Bobb Professor, Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Interim Chair, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalFellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2002 - 2003
  • University of Western OntarioM.S., Medical Biophysics, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Western Ontario
    University of Western OntarioClass of 1996
  • University of Western OntarioB.S., Physical Therapy, 1988 - 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • James Bobb Professorship 2015
  • The Michael B. Bongiovanni Award 2015
  • CGCAHPS Deans’s List 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Construct damage and loosening around glenoid implants: A longitudinal micro dash CT study of five cadaver specimens  
    Lewis GS, Brenza JB, Paul EM, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 1/2/2015
  • Functional Outcomes Following Shoulder Resection: The Patient’s Perspective  
    Stevens N, Kim HM, JSES, 1/1/2015
  • Simple Elbow Dislocation  
    Armstrong AD, Hand Clinics, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Teaching Orthopaedic Residents Effective Communication Skills Using a Videotaped Analysis Approach
    Armstrong AD, Jarvis Selinger S, EdVenture Celebration, Penn State College of Medicine, University Conference Center, Hershey, PA, 1/24/2014
  • The critical Threshold of Posterior Glenoid Bone Loss
    Bryce CD, Davison AC, Okita N, Sharkey NA, 18th Annual James Buchanan Memorial Lecture; 21st Annual James Buchanan Memorial Lecture; Combined COA, AOA Meeting, Hershey, PA, 2007; Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 2008, 1/1/2010
  • Using a virtual standardized family and video presentations to enhance medical education
    Leong SL, Kees Folts D, Magnifico B, Goldstein J, Banks S, Fox E, Wren A, Schwentker E, Black K, EdVenture Celebration, Penn State College of Medicine, University Conference Center, Hershey, PA, 1/28/2009
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Lectures

  • Testing of a Novel Guiding Device for Glenoid Component Placement in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty 
    1/28/2015
  • Whats new with Total Shoulder Arthroplasty 
    Hershey, PA - 1/17/2015
  • Mini Orthopaedic Educators Course 
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI; Mount Nittany Medical Center, - 1/1/2015
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Other

  • Break the Pain 
    Armstrong AD, WGAL Channel 8 News program
    1/29/2010

Press Mentions

  • DNV Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence Can Now Participate in Blue Distinction Program
    DNV Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence Can Now Participate in Blue Distinction ProgramJune 2nd, 2021
  • Hershey Medical Center Ranked Among Nation's Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Care
    Hershey Medical Center Ranked Among Nation's Best Hospitals for Orthopedic CareJuly 29th, 2020

Hospital Affiliations