Joseph V. Vernace, MD

Joseph V. Vernace, MD

CURRICULUM VITAE

Joseph V. Vernace, MD

EDUCATION

College:La Salle College, B.A. (Chemistry), 1974-78

Medical School:Jefferson Medical College, 1978-82

Internship:Lankenau Hospital (General Surgery), 1982-83

Residency:Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

(Orthopaedic Surgery), 1983-1987

Fellowship:Rothman Institute (Joint Replacement Surgery)

July 1987-Jan 1988

AWARDS

High School Valedictorian-Easton Area High School, 1974

Magna Cum Laude-LaSalle College, 1978

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society-Jefferson Medical College, 1982

Best Intern Award-General Surgery-Lankenau Hospital 1983

Everett J. Gordon Award for Clinical Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery-

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1987

MEDICAL LICENSE

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, August 1983

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certified in 1990.

Recertified 2000.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

The Bryn Mawr Hospital (1987) Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

Paoli Memorial Hospital (1997) Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

Lankenau Hospital (1997) Associate Attending Orthoopaedic Surgeon

POSITIONS HELD

Co-Director Total Joint Replacement Program, Bryn Mawr Hospital

Board of Directors, Treasurer, Surgery Center of the Main Line

Clinical Advisory Team, OtisMed Corporation

Orthopaedic Consultant, Stryker Corporation

ASSOCIATIONS

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

TEACHING APPOINTEMENT

Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Residency Program

PUBLICATIONS

Cotler, J. and Vernace, J.V.:

The Use of Harrington Rods in the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 17:1, 1986

Galinat, B.J., Vernace, J.V., Booth, R.E., and Rothman, R.H.:

Dislocation of the Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty.

The Journal of Arthroplasty 3(4): 363-367, 1988.

Vernace, J.V., Rothman, R.H., Booth, R.E., and Balderston, R.A.:

Arthroscopic Management of the Patellar Clunk Syndrome Following

Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty 34(2): 179-184, 1989.

Kirschenbaum, I., Vernace, J.V., Booth, R.E., Balderston, R.A., and Rothman, R.H.:

Total Hip Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 2(3):

234-240, 1991.

Vernace, J.V.: Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head: Etiology, Pathogenesis

And Treatment. The Hip (edited by Balderston, R.A. et al), Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1992.

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS
  1. An Overview of Spinal Cord Injuries. General Surgery Trauma Rounds. Lankenau Hospital, June 1983..
  1. Orthopaedic Treatment of Low and High Velocity Gunshot Wounds. General Surgery Trauma Rounds. Lankenau Hospital, December 1983.
  1. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, May 1985.
  1. The Evaluation and Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Femeral Head. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, August 1985.
  1. Proximal Femoral Replacement Arthroplasty. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, November 1985.
  1. Orthopaedic Pathology Course-Instructor Department of Orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, January 1985-July 1985.
  1. Disorders of the Patellofemoral Joint. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, October 1986.
  1. Fractures of the Hip and Total Hip Arthroplasty. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, November 1986.
  1. The Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head with Total Hip Arthroplasty. Jefferson Orthopaedic Society Meeting, November 1986.
  1. Surgical Approaches to the Hip. Rothman Institute Fellowship Conference, September 1987.
  1. Conventional Total Hip Arthroplasty. Rothman Institute Fellowship Conference, October 1987.
  1. Surgical Approaches to the Hip. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Anatomy Course, October 1987.
  1. Alternatives to Total Hip Arthroplasty. Rothman Institute Fellowship Conference, November 1987.
  1. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Rothman Institute Fellowship Conference, December 1987.
  1. Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head. Guest Lecture. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, April 1989.
  2. The Results of Charnley Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in Osteonecrosis versus Osteoarthitis. Presented at the Fifty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, La., February 1990.
  1. The State of the Art in Total Hip Replacement. Guest Lecture, LaSalle College Alumni Meeting, LaSalle University, June 1993.
  1. Blood Salvage in Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Presented at the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Boca Raton, Fla., 1994.
  1. Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. Multi-specialty Lecture, Bryn Mawr Hospital Lecture Series. July, 2002.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Orthopaedic Program for Primary Care Physicians sponsored by Main Line Health. American College. December 2006.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Guest Lecturer. Albany, NY. May 23, 2007.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement, Early Clinical Results, Guest Lecturer, Valley Forge Conference, June 7, 2007.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Guest Lecturer. Hartford, Connecticut, August 28, 2007.
  1. Grand Rounds presentation, Thomas Jefferson University Department of Orthopaedics, Custom Fit Total Knee Surgery, November 15, 2007.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Guest Lecturer, Mobile Alabama, February 12, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Guest Lecturer, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Guest Lecturer, Charleston, South Carolina, April 3, 2008.
  1. The Use of OtisKnee in Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Guest Lecture at the American Osteopathic Orthopaedic Society national meeting, Chicago, Illinois April 4, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Surgery, Early Results, Guest Lecturer, Harrisburg, PA, April 30, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Surgery, Early Results, Guest Lecturer, Birmingham, Alabama, May 5, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement: Rationale, Results and Surgical Technique, Grand Rounds, University of Alabama Birmingham, May 6, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement: Biomechanical Rationale and Literature Review and Radiographic Evaluation. Presented at Jefferson Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. May 9, 2008.
  1. The Use of OtisKnee Technology in TKA. Guest Lecturer, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 2008.
  1. The Early Clinical Results of Custom Fit Total Knee Arthroplasty. Custom Fit Total Knee meeting, Allentown, Pa, August 20, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement: Kinematics, Early Results and Literature Review, Guest Lecturer, Akron, Ohio, November 3, 2008.
  1. Custom Fit Total Knee Replacement: Early Clinical Results of 200 Knees in 175 Consecutive Patients. Presented at the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA., November 22, 2008.
  1. Shape Matching in Total Knee Arthroplasty: What’s It All About? Presented at the New Technologies in Orthopaedic Meeting, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, December 5, 2008.
  1. The Use of Custom Cutting Guides in TKA: Personal Experience, Early Results and TKA Literature Review. Presented at the New Technologies in Orthopaedic Meeting, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, December 5, 2008.