John Elfar, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Orthopaedic Surgery Hershey, PA

Elbow Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

The Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine

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  • Dr. John Elfar is an orthopedic surgeon in Hershey, PA and is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice 15 years. He specializes in elbow surgery, hand surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and shoulder surgery and is experienced in sports medicine, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, shoulder surgery, and elbow surgery.

Education & Training

  • University Hospital - University of Cincinnati College of MedicineUniversity Hospital - University of Cincinnati College of MedicineFellowship
  • University of RochesterUniversity of RochesterResidency
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical SchoolMedicalSchool
  • OtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License 2017 - 2020
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License 2008 - 2021
  • KY State Medical LicenseKY State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Torchbearer Award NSBE, 1995
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012

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Authored Content

  • Large University Invests in Orthopaedic Research CenterFebruary 2019

Press Mentions

  • Penn State College of Medicine Researcher Wins 2018 CureAccelerator Live!October 17, 2018
  • Repurposed Drug May Offer Diagnosis, Treatment for Traumatic Nerve DamageNovember 14, 2016
  • Dr. John Elfar Receives American Orthopaedic Association's North American Traveling Fellowship
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