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Scott A Rushton , MD

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Medical Group:

Main Line HealthCare Brain & Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center
Main Line HealthCare Physician
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Orthopedic Surgery
  Board Certified in 2001
Spine Surgery Yes

Age: 49      Gender: M
Years in practice: 16

Areas of Clinical Interest: Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Complex structural spinal disorders
Spinal reconstructive surgery
Herniated or degenerative disk disease
Spine injury, dislocation, vertebral fracture
Sports-related spine problems
Spinal tumors
Spinal deformity

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Pennsylvania Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Case Western Reserve University
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Main Line HealthCare Brain & Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center   (view other physicians at this practice)

Office Information

Lankenau Medical Science Bldg, Suite 370
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.642.3005 FAX: 610.642.3057
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Hours: Weekdays,Evenings

Scott A Rushton

Main Line HealthCare Brain & Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.642.3005 FAX: 610.642.3057
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access



Academic Titles:
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Booth RE, Rushton SA, Bartolozzi AR, Nazarian DC: The Patellar Nose: An Anatomic Guide for Patellar Resurfacing. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (in press).

Hozack WJ, Rushton SA, Carey C, Sakalkale D, Rothman RH: Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in Paget’s Disease of the Hip: A Report of 5 Cases with 5-Year Follow-up. J Arthroplasty Vol 14 Oct 1999.

Klein GR, Ludwig SC, Vaccaro AR, Rushton SA, Lazar RD, Albert TJ: The Efficacy of an Image-Guided Kerrison Punch in Performing an Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy: An Anatomic Analysis. Spine Vol 24, July 1999.

Rushton SA, Vaccaro AR, Levine MJ, Smith M, Balderston RA, Cotler JM: Bivector traction for unstable cervical spine fractures. A description of its application and preliminary results. J Spinal Disorders, 10(5) 436-440, October, 1997.

Rushton SA, Carey C, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH: Uncemented total hip arthroplasty in Paget’s disease of the hip. Can pagetoid bone accept uncemented components? Jeff Ortho J XXV 1996.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Mark D. Chilton Award (orthopedic faculty selection for clinical excellence),1996.

Everett J. Gordon Award (faculty selection outstanding clinical achievement), 1998.

Coventry Basic Science Research Award (American Hip and Knee Society), 2000.

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Director, PA Hospital Spinal Reconstructive Fellowship

Current Memberships and Activities

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • AO Spine North America
  • American Medical Association

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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