Medical Team

Medical Team - Orthopaedic Surgeons

The surgeons at Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Philadelphia, PA are board certified/board eligible in orthopaedic surgery. Two surgeons have subspecialty certification: one in sports medicine and one in hand surgery. The team of specialists is widely known for pioneering advances in sports medicine, and two surgeons are consistently included among regional and national "Best Doctors" listings.

Temple orthopaedic surgeons in Pennsylvania practice at six convenient locations:

  • Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. Broad Street, 5th Floor Boyer Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19140
  • Temple Health Ft. Washington, 515 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • 11000 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19116
  • Temple Health Oaks, 450 Cresson Boulevard, Suite 200, Oaks, PA 19456
  • Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Medical Office Building, 8815 Germantown Pike, Suite 14, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Navy Yard, Vincera Institute*, 1200 Constitution Avenue, Suite 110, Philadelphia, PA 19112

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*Vincera Institute is independently owned and operated and is not affiliated with Temple Health.


Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Eric J. Kropf, MD
Chair and Associate Professor, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine

SPECIALTIES: Sports medicine; shoulder, elbow, knee and hip arthroscopy; cartilage restoration procedures; shoulder and elbow injuries in overhead and throwing athletes

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Heesham Abdelfattah, MD

SPECIALTIES: Hand/upper extremity surgery

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Leslie Barnes, MD

SPECIALTIES: shoulder and elbow disorders, including shoulder arthritis; sporting and workplace injuries involving rotator cuff tears; shoulder dislocations; and tennis elbow and pitching injuries

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Eric Gokcen, MD

SPECIALTIES: Foot and ankle surgery

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Christopher L. Haydel, MD

SPECIALTIES: Complex long bone fractures; intra-articular fractures; fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum; post-traumatic deformity correction; hip arthroplasty; fracture non-union repair

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Cory J. Keller, DO

SPECIALTIES: Sports medicine, joint injury, sports-related concussion

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Matthew P. Lorei, MDMatthew P. Lorei, MD
Associate Director, Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Joint replacement surgery; joint reconstruction procedures; minimally invasive and robotic procedures; management of arthritis and complex fractures and injuries

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Min Lu, MD

SPECIALTIES: Total joint reconstruction/replacement

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Pekka Mooar, MD

SPECIALTIES: Sports medicine, joint reconstruction, disorders of the knee, knee arthroplasty

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Ray Moyer, MDRay Moyer, MD

SPECIALTIES: Sports medicine, general orthopaedics

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Michelle A. Noreski, DO

SPECIALTIES: Non-surgical care and treatment of athletic injuries, especially in the elite level, concussion management of athletes, overhead/throwing injuries, female athlete injuries

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Tony Reed, MD
Clinical Professor (Adjunct),  Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

SPECIALTIES: Sports Medicine, Family Medicine

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Saqib Rehman, MDSaqib Rehman, MD
Vice Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Director, Orthopaedic Trauma

SPECIALTIES: Orthopaedic trauma, complex fractures and non-unions

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Zeeshan Sardar, MD

SPECIALTIES: Orthopaedic spine surgery

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Ryan Schreiter, DO

SPECIALTIES: Non-operative sports medicine

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J. Milo Sewards, MDJ. Milo Sewards, MD
Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program

SPECIALTIES: Sports medicine; Arthroscopic knee & shoulder reconstruction

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Mark Solarz, MD

SPECIALTIES: Hand/upper extremity surgery 

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Joseph J. Thoder, Jr., MD
John W. Lachman Professor
Program Director, Hand Surgery


SPECIALTIES: Hand surgery, distal radius fractures, orthopaedic trauma

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Bruce Vanett, MD

SPECIALTIES: General orthopaedics; fracture care; total joint replacement

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