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Michael Day, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chambersburg, PA


Orthopaedic Surgery Chambersburg, PA

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Surgeon, Wellspan Orthopedics

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  • Dr. Day completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University. He holds a master’s degree from Oxford University. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He then completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. He is the author of numerous research publications in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is currently a member of Wellspan Orthopedic Group, in Chambersburg, PA, part of Wellspan Health. He is a team physician for the Chambersburg Area Senior High School Trojans.

Education & Training

  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellFellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2016 - 2017
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011 - 2016
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
    Weill Cornell MedicineClass of 2011
  • Oxford University
    Oxford UniversityM.Phil., Greek and Latin Languages and Literature, With distinction, 2004 - 2006
  • Georgetown University
    Georgetown UniversityB.A., Classical Languages, Summa cum Laude, 2000 - 2004

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2019
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Stanley and Beatrice Fein Fellow Weill Cornell Medical College, Office of Global Health, 2011
  • San Miguel Febres Cordero Award The San Miguel School of Camden, NJ, 2010
  • Young Humanist Award Italian Cultural Society of Washington, DC, 2003
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Physician Training: Ultrasound and Accuracy of Diagnosis in Rotator Cuff Tears  
    Day, M, Phil, M, McCormack, RA, Nayyar, S, Jazrawi, L, Bull Hosp Jt Dis, 1/1/2016
  • Evaluation, Treatment and Outcomes of Meniscal Root Tears: A Critical Analysis Review  
    Strauss, EJ, Day, MS, Ryan, M, Jazrawi, L, JBJS Rev, 1/1/2016
  • Patients’ Perceptions of Care Are Associated With Quality of Hospital Care: A Survey of 4605 Hospitals  
    Stein, SM, Day, M, Karia, R, Hutzler, L, Bosco, JA 3rd, Am J Med Qual, 1/16/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Incidence of Unplanned Admission from an Outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery Center
    Germaine Cuff, BSN, Lorraine Hutzler, BA, Joseph A. Bosco, MD, Samir Kendale, MD, Jeanna Blitz, MD, Andrew Rosenberg, MD, Michael Day, MD, International Anesthesia Research Society, Honolulu, HI, 1/21/2015
  • Demonstrating Quality in Orthopaedic Surgery
    Rebecca Boas, Lorraine Hutzler, Michael Day, Richard Iorio, James Slover, Joseph Bosco, NYU Langone Medical Center Quality and Safety Day, New York, NY, 1/29/2014
  • Hospital Acquired Conditions After Orthopedic Surgery Do Not Affect Patient Satisfaction Scores
    Michael Day, Lorraine Hutzler, Raj Karia, Kella Vangsness, Nina Setia, Marta Cieslak, Ellen Brophy, Joseph Bosco, National Patient Safety Foundation Annual Conference; 24th Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice, New Orleans, LA, 2013; New York, NY, 2013, 1/6/2013
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  • Incidence of Unplanned Admission from an Outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery Center 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
  • Scapular Fractures: From Bankart to Body 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
  • MRI Physics: What Every Orthopaedic Surgeon Should Know 
    Orlando, FL - 1/1/2016
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Authored Content

  • Elbow ArthritisDecember 2018
  • Kocher Approach to the ElbowOctober 2018
  • Lateral Approach to the ShoulderAugust 2016

Press Mentions

  • Athletes Need to Have Care Specialized for Their Activity
    Athletes Need to Have Care Specialized for Their ActivityAugust 5th, 2018
  • Orthopedic Surgeon Encourages Opioid-Free Procedures in Franklin Co
    Orthopedic Surgeon Encourages Opioid-Free Procedures in Franklin CoNovember 10th, 2018


  • Member, Culture, Values, Engagement Guiding Team 2019 - Present
  • Member, Library and Education Committee 2019 - Present
  • Member, Perioperative Committee 2018 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish