Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD

Academic Title: Professor

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

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Office Locations

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
King of Prussia
234 Mall Blvd.
The Atrium Bldg. Ste G30
King of Prussia PA 19406
Phone: (800) 321-9999

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2010


  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Philadelphia General Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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 Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • CorVel
  • Devon
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Qualcare
  • United Healthcare

Recent Publications

Venous thromboembolic prophylaxis after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: Aspirin versus warfarin

Reduced Incidence of Intraoperative Femur Fracture With a Second-Generation Tapered Wedge Stem

Important lessons learned from nearly a half-century of orthopedic practice

An assessment of the safety of an orthopedic specialty hospital: A 5-year experience

Response to Letter to the Editor on “Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty: One-Stage or Two-Stage? A Meta-Analysis”

Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty: 1-Stage or 2-Stage? A Meta-Analysis

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

Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: Incidence and Course of Recovery

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

Lessons Learned During 48 Years of Orthopedic Practice

Medicare reimbursement for total joint arthroplasty: The driving forces

Single vs Repeat Surgical Skin Preparations for Reducing Surgical Site Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Study

Flat wedged taper femoral components

Timing of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism with Warfarin Following Arthroplasty

Aspirin: An alternative for pulmonary embolism prophylaxis after arthroplasty?

Symptomatic pulmonary embolus after joint arthroplasty: Stratification of risk factors

Proximal deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolus following total joint arthroplasty

Reply to the letter to the editor: Symptomatic pulmonary embolus after joint arthroplasty: Stratification of risk factors

The influence of head material on polyethylene wear

Surgical care improvement project (SCIP): Has its mission succeeded?