Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Richard 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

Recent Publications

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?

Proximal deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolus following total joint arthroplasty

Symptomatic pulmonary embolus after joint arthroplasty: Stratification of risk factors

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?

Total Hip Arthroplasty at the Rothman Institute