Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

James Purtill, MD

Academic Title: Professor

Specialties
Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip & Knee
Orthopaedic Surgery - Joint Replacement
Orthopaedic Surgery - Knee

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Egg Harbor Township
2500 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township NJ 08234
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Marlton
999 Route 73
Marlton NJ 08053
Phone: (800) 321-9999

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School

Internship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Pennsylvania Hospital

Recent Publications

Periarticular Injection of Liposomal Bupivacaine Offers No Benefit Over Standard Bupivacaine in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

The fourth year of medical school: Time for reassessment AOA critical issues

Formal physical therapy after total hip arthroplasty is not required: A randomized controlled trial

Can We Reduce the Utilization of Home-Visiting Nurse Services After Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty?

Medicare reimbursement for total joint arthroplasty: The driving forces

High Incidence of Undiagnosed Cervical Myelopathy in Patients with Hip Fracture Compared with Controls

Direct Cost and Complications Associated With Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Preoperative Anxiety and Depression

Direct Costs of Aspirin versus Warfarin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis after Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty

Staphylococcal persistence due to biofilm formation in synovial fluid containing prophylactic cefazolin

Protocol-based arthroplasty: Less is more

Intraoperative Proximal Femoral Fracture in Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty

Administration of Aspirin as a Prophylaxis Agent Against Venous Thromboembolism Results in Lower Incidence of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Wound Management

Risk factors for surgical site infection following total joint arthroplasty

Wound management

Has the rate of in-hospital infections after total joint arthroplasty decreased?

Is Venous Foot Pump Effective In Prevention of Thromboembolic Disease After Joint Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis

Accuracy of digital templating in total knee arthroplasty.

Total Knee Arthroplasty Component Templating. A Predictive Model

Revision for stiffness following TKA: A predictable procedure?