John Denton, MD

John Denton, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College

Office Address

  • New York Downtown Hospital
    Orthopaedic Dept 8th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
    Phone: (212) 312-5924
    Fax: (212) 312-5480

John Denton, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterSt Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • The Roosevelt Hospital
  • University of Alabama School of MedicineUniversity of Alabama School of Medicine
  • United States Military Academy at West Point

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1968 - 2017
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery, 1973

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Second Vice-President Elect of the Academic Orthopaedic Society2002
  • Graduation Address “Back to Basics”Bayley Seton Physician, 1991
  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Fund Medical Board1991, 1994

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Radiographic Follow-Up of Salter Innominate Osteotomy for Congenital Dysplasia of the Hip.  Denton, J.R., and Ryder, C.T, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • A Complex Lisfranc Fracture-Dislocation.  Denton, J.R, Journal of Trauma 20
  • Thoracic Kyphosis in Cystic Fibrosis.  Denton, J.R., Tietjan, R., and Gaerlan, R.F, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Books/Book Chapters

  • Orthopaedic Considerations of Trauma to the Growing Skeleton. Chapter: Radiology, Pathology and Immunology of Bones and Joints, A Review of Current Concepts 
    Denton, J.R
    Editors: Frieda Feldman.Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York
  • Steroid Injection Techniques No 1-4 in a Series.  
    Denton, J.R
    Editors: .Schering Corp, U.S.A., Kenilworth, New Jersey
  • Problems in the Use of the Richards Compression Hip Screw and Special Use in Difficult Fractures. Chapter: Current Concepts of Compression Hip Screw in the Treatment of Femoral Fractures Page 12 - 20
    Denton, J.R
    Editors: Paul Ort.


  • Intoeing in Children. Denton, J.R. and Newman, B, Orthopaedic Review
  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Foot Infections from Puncture Wounds. Denton, J.R, Orthopaedic Review, XIV
  • Modern Treatment of Scoliosis. Denton, J.R, HospiMedica


  • Gunshot Wounds to the Musculoskeletal System. The Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting Montreal, Canada
  • Bilateral Lower Extremity Fractures. Mid-American Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting Palm Springs, CA
  • Normal Values of Neonatal Lower Extremities. The Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Madrid, Spain

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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