Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

James J. Purtill, MD

James J. Purtill, MD

Academic Title: Professor

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

Make An Appointment

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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

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

Who Goes to Inpatient Rehabilitation or Skilled Nursing Facilities Unexpectedly Following Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Survivorship and Outcomes in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty

Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Parkinson's Disease: Survivorship, Outcomes, and Reasons for Failure

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