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John T. Gaffney, DO

John T. Gaffney, DO

Speciality: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

John T. Gaffney, DOJohn T. Gaffney, DO, is an attending Orthopedic surgeon and Vice Chairman at Winthrop University Hospital with subspecialty training in Pediatric Orthopedic surgery. He treats Pediatric patients from newborn to young adulthood and has a special interest in fractures, sports injuries, hip dysplasia and foot deformities. Dr. Gaffney frequently lectures on Pediatric Orthopedic topics to both medical professionals and the public. Dr. Gaffney is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. Orthopedic surgical training was completed in New York, 2002 with a residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center. His post graduate training included a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic surgery at the internationally acclaimed Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN.

Education

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, New York
Residency: St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, Jamaica, New York
Fellowship: University of Tennessee Campbell Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2006

Academic & Hospital Appointments

Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York.
Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Associate Professor SUNY Stony Brook University

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America
Past President, Nassau County Surgical Society

Publications

Brogle, PJ; Gaffney, JT; Denton, JR. Acute Compartment Syndrome Complicating a Distal Tibial Physeal Fracture in a Neonate. The American Journal of Orthopedics. 1999; 28(10) 587-589

Gaffney, JT: The Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship, in Jazrawi LM, Della Vale CJ, Elbeshbeshy B, Koval KJ, Zuckerman JD (eds): Orthopedic Residency How to Get Into a Program and Succeed Once You’re There, New York, NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2001, pp 96-98.

Gaffney, JT; Warner, WC. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis and Bilaterality. An analysis of Patients in the Midsouth. Under review by senior author. Publication pending Presentations: A New Surgical Technique for the Treatment of Blount’s Disease. Presented as a poster at The Eastern Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting.

Douglas Abeles, MD, John T. Gaffney, PA-C, Philip Taylor, MD Puerto Rico, October, 1992 Acute Compartment Syndrome Complicating a Distal Tibial Physeal Fracture in a Neonate. Case report. Presented at the New York Pediatric Orthopedic Society. New York, New York, May 26, 1999.

Appendicitis Presenting as an Irritable Hip. Case report. John T. Gaffney, DO, Jeffrey Tamborlane, MD, John D. Hubbell, MD, and John R. Denton, MD Presented at the New York Pediatric Orthopedic Society. New York, New York May 10, 2000 Acute Compartment Syndrome Complicating a distal Tibial Physeal Fracture in a Neonate. Case report. Presented as a poster at The Third International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium. San Francisco, California May 2000 Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: An Inner city Perspective. Study presented as a poster at the 35th Annual Resident’s conference Sponsored by the American Orthopedic Association. Memphis, Tennessee April 2002. The Limping Child. Lecture at St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, NJ, March 18, 2004 Growth Plate Injuries. Presented at the Annual Update in Pediatric Orthopedics. Hanover Marriott, St. Barnabas Hospital, Whippany, NJ April 1, 2006 Upper Extremity Injuries in the Skeletally Immature Athlete. Presented at the Annual Update in Pediatric Orthopedics. Hanover Marriott, St. Barnabas Hospital, Whippany, NJ 2006 Non Hip Pathology Presenting as Hip Pain in the Immature Hip. Presented at Current Trends and Treatment Methods of Pediatric, Adolescent and Adult Hip Disorders. Embassy Suites Hotel, St. Clare’s Hospital, Parsippany, NJ, November 11, 2006

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