David J. Kolessar, MD
David Kolessar is a Mayo Clinic Fellowship trained subspecialist in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. Dr. Kolessar has an in depth understanding of the details and complexities involved in primary and revision hip and knee replacements. He also has an academic appointments as a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and Department of Medical Education, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
Dr. Kolessar is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, the International Geriatric Fracture Society, and the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society.
Dr. Kolessar obtained his medical degree from Temple University. He completed his internship and residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center and a fellowship in adult reconstruction and total joint replacement at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Kolessar focuses on contemporary surgical techniques, multi-modal pain management protocols in combination with an accelerated recovery program for today’s active patients with a goal of short-stay hip and knee replacement surgeries.
Campus: Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Name: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (MSGME)
Specialty: Adult Reconstruction
Name: Temple Univ - Philadelphia, PA
Name: Univ of Scranton (PA)
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
Role: Charter Member
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
International Geriatric Fracture Society
Role: Founding Member
American Association of HIp and Knee Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Role: Member, Served on Board of Directors
Total Hip and Knee Replacement / Arthroplasty