Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Charles L. Getz, MD

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder
Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder & Elbow

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (267) 339-3500
Fax: (215) 503-0580
Phone: (800) 321-9999
1118 W. Baltimore Pike
Health Center 4, 3rd Floor
Media PA 19063
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Fax: (610) 891-3942
Glen Mills
600 Evergreen Drive
Suite 201
Glen Mills PA 19342
Phone: (800) 321-9999

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicare
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Qualcare
  • s Comp

Recent Publications

Pain Management Strategies in Shoulder Arthroplasty

Outcomes of an anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty with a contralateral reverse total shoulder arthroplasty

Functional outcomes of distal triceps tendon repair comparing transosseous bone tunnels with suture anchor constructs

Classifying glenohumeral synovitis: a novel intraoperative scoring system

Results of Total Elbow Arthroplasty in Patients Less Than 50 Years Old

Survivorship of Hemiarthroplasty with Concentric Glenoid Reaming for Glenohumeral Arthritis in Young, Active Patients with a Biconcave Glenoid

Metal allergy as a cause of implant failure in shoulder arthroplasty

Blood glucose levels in diabetic patients following corticosteroid injections into the subacromial space of the shoulder

Effect of humeral component version on outcomes in reverse shoulder arthroplasty

The use of indomethacin in the prevention of postoperative radioulnar synostosis after distal biceps repair

Economic Decision Model Suggests Total Shoulder Arthroplasty is Superior to Hemiarthroplasty in Young Patients with End-stage Shoulder Arthritis

Short-term Complications of the Arthroscopic Latarjet Procedure: A North American Experience

Profile of Current Opinion on Arthroscopic Acromioplasty: A Video Survey Study

Displaced proximal humerus fractures in older patients: Shoulder surgeons versus traumatologists

Hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of proximal humerus fractures

Posterior monteggia fracture- dislocations

Adult Monteggia and Olecranon Fracture Dislocations of the Elbow

Using Plate Osteosynthesis to Treat Isolated Greater Tuberosity Fractures

Prevalence of rotator cuff tears in operative proximal humerus fractures

Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of proximal humeral fractures: Patterns of use among newly trained orthopedic surgeons