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Professional Statement

  • Jeffrey C. Schildhorn, MD is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of all sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and open treatment of shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, and elbow injuries. He also performs joint replacement for arthritis of the shoulder, hip, and knee.
  • Dr. Schildhorn has presented research and instructional lectures at numerous orthopedic conferences nationally. Additionally he has published articles on advanced procedures in arthroscopic surgery.
  • A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Schildhorn excelled in many sports and was named athlete of the year in high school. He later graduated from Duke University with a degree in chemistry. There he was a member of both the cross country and track teams. He continued his education at Temple University School of Medicine, graduating with honors. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
  • Dr. Schildhorn then completed his fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and shoulder reconstruction at San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine. He focused his specialty training on advanced arthroscopic surgery and shoulder replacement. During this time he participated in the care of athletes from the San Diego Padres and San Diego State University.
  • Dr. Schildhorn enjoys maintaining a high level of physical fitness. His hobbies and sporting interests include surfing, golf, running, cycling, yoga and photography.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Temple University
  • Duke University (Bachelor’s)
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • San Diego Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Shoulder Reconstruction

Language Spoken

  • English