John Christoforetti II, MD

John Christoforetti II, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Orthopaedic Surgeon at Allegheny Health Network

Office Address

Office Map
  • 4815 Liberty Avenue
    Suite 252
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    Phone: (412) 578-5508

Dr. Christoforetti's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Hip Arthroscopy; Femoroacetabular Impingement; Rotator Cuff Disease; Shoulder Arthroplasty; Business of Medicine

Dr. Christoforetti's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant ProfessorDrexel University School of Medicine
  • Master InstructorArthroscopy Association of North America
  • Web Content Design and Deliverywww.drchristo.com
  • Clinical  Instructor  RankUniversity  of  Pittsburgh  School  of  Medicine
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Clinical Instructor - Operating Room/Emergency Department (2007-2012)
  • ConsultantArthrex, Inc.
    Naples, FL
  • ConsultantBreg, Inc.
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Athletic Hip Injury ConsultantPortland Timbers, Major League Soccer Club
  • Athletic Hip Injury ConsultantPittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball Club
  • Orthopaedic SurgeonPhysician’s Landing Zone, PC
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Sports Medicine Subspecialist (2012-Present); Consultant for Practice Implementation and Innovation (2012-Present)
  • Athletic Hip Injury ConsultantPittsburgh Riverhounds Minor League Soccer
  • Assistant CoachOakmont Basketball
  • CoachFox Chapel Area Youth Soccer
    U6 Soccer (2009-2011); U7 Soccer (2010-2013)
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, FootballPeters Township School District
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, FootballSeneca Valley School District
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, BaseballWashington Wild Things, Frontier League Professional Baseball
  • Assistant Team PhysicianColorado Rockies, MLB Club
  • Orthopaedic SurgeonTriState Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, FootballMoon Area High School
  • Clinical InstructorUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, FootballCarolina High School
    Greenville, SC
  • Assistant Team PhysicianUSC Upstate Basketball/Baseball
  • Assistant Team PhysicianGreenville Drive, AA-Class MLB Minor League Boston Red Sox Organization
  • Assistant Team PhysicianUS Pro Cycling Championships
    Greenville, SC
  • Assistant Team PhysicianMarshall High School Football

Dr. Christoforetti's Education & Medical Training

  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic of TheSteadman Hawkins Clinic of TheFellowship, Sports Medicine
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalResidency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Georgetown Univ Sch of MedGeorgetown University School of MedicineMedical School
  • University of Notre DameUniversity of Notre DameOther Training, B.S.

Dr. Christoforetti's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2007 - 2014
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Sports Medicine

Dr. Christoforetti's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow SurgeonsFukuda Award, Finalist - Christoforetti JJ, Krupp RJ, Singleton SB, Kissenbirth MJ, Cook C, Hawkins RJ. Suture bridge transosseous equivalent fixation of rotator cuff tendon preserves intratendinous blood flow at the time of initial fixation.International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, 2010
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports MedicineAircast Award for Clincal Science - Christoforetti JJ, Michener TA, Singleton SB, Noonan TJ, Hardin JA, Hawkins RJ. “The Thrower’s Hip: Prevalence of femoral head asphericity and impingement test findings in asymptomatic professional baseball pitchers”.American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2008
  • Georgetown UniversityAlpha Omega Alpha, Housestaff InducteeGeorgetown University, 2006
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Dr. Christoforetti's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Arthroscopic suture bridge transosseous equivalent fixation of rotator cuff tendon preserves intratendinous blood flow at the time of initial fixationChristoforetti, JJ; Krupp, RJ et al, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 4/1/2012
  • Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the pes anserine bursa: case reportRiccio, AI; Christoforetti, JJ; Annunziata, CC, J Knee Surg, 1/1/2007
  • Paget’s disease of boneChristoforetti, JJ, Trauma, 9/1/2005
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  • Arthroscopic assisted proximal hamstrings repair with human acellular dermal allograft patch augmentation for revision of failed proximal hamstrings repair: short term clinical and MRI result. (E-poster)Christoforetti, JJ, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2012
  • Safety of outpatient hip arthroscopy as compared to inpatient admission: A prospective cohort study of the first 100 operative arthroscopies for a fellowship trained hip arthroscopist (E-poster)Christoforetti JJ, Langhans MJ, Redshaw JT, Allen M, Wilson E, Pickle E, Kivlan BT, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2012
  • Precision and accuracy of identification of anatomical surface landmarks among 30 expert hip arthroscopistsDelong J, Suri M, Hanypsiak BJ, Christoforetti JJ, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2012
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  • Hip Arthroscopy Practice ManagementAANA Fall Course, Las Vegas, NV - 11/13/2013
  • Internet Use for Practice EnhancementISHA Annual General Meeting, Munich Germany - 11/5/2013
  • Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears: Current ConceptsNutz and Bolts of General Orthopaedics Course, Naples, Florida - 10/9/2013
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  • Arthroscopic repair of gluteus medius tears using single row technique (E-technique video)Christoforetti, JJ
  • Synovial chondromatosisChristoforetti, JJ; Annunziata, CA

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Industry Relationships

  • ConsultantBreg, Inc
    2010 - Present
    Design and product consulting for hip orthosis.
    Disclosure: Royalty; hourly fee for service product feedback
  • ConsultantArthrex, Inc
    2008 - Present
    Provide full orthopaedic consultant service for hip arthroscopy product line.
    Disclosure: royalty, speaker fees, hourly fee-for-service product review

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