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Medical Group:

Vincent DiStefano, M.D.

Primary Office:

860 Lancaster Avenue
Devon, PA  19333

Office Phone: 610.687.1400
Specialty Accepting New Patients
Orthopedic Surgery
  Board Certified in 1972
Yes
Age: 76     Gender: M
Areas of Clinical Interest: Sports Medicine
Trauma
Joint Reconstruction

Medical School:
Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Residency:
V. A. Medical Center - Philadelphia

Primary Affiliation:  Paoli Hospital

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

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Office Information

Location:
860 Lancaster Avenue
Devon, PA  19333

TEL: 610.687.1400 FAX: 610.687.1065
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

hours icon Hours: Weekdays
 
Vincent DiStefano, M.D. Devon, PA  19333

TEL: 610.687.1400 FAX: 610.687.1065

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Statement of Practice Philosophy
The patient first.

Titles

Academic Titles:
Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery - Medical College of Pennsylvania

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Dr. DeStafano has been extremely active in numerous publications, presentations, research projects and other medical literature. Below is just a partial listing.

DiStefano, V.: Diagnostic Imaging of the Shoulder. The Upper Extremity in Sports Medicine. Ultrasonography of the Rotator Cuff. Editor, JA Nicholas, EB Hershman, CV Mosby, Co., 2nd Edition, 1995

DiStefano, V., Seckler, M: Peroneal Nerve Palsy in the Athlete. A Result of Indirect Trauma. Published in Orthopaedics, Vol. 19/#4, 4/96.

DiStefano, V., Falconiero, R., Cook, T: Revascularizatin and Ligmantization of Autogenous Anterior Cruciate Ligament Grafts in Humans. Published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthoscopic & Related Surgery, Vol. 14 #2, 3/98.

DiStefano, V., Fowler, B: Tibial Tunnel Bone Grafting: A New Technique for Dealing With Graft Tunnel Mismatch in Endoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery, Vol. 14 #2, 3/98.

DiStefano, V., Giovinazzo, J: MRI Evaluation of the Soft Tissue Ankle Impingement Lesion. Submitted for publication to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 7/97.

DiStefano, V., Egan, T: A Cost and Outcomes Analysis of Warfarin compared with Enoxaparin as an Anticoagulant Prophylaxis in Hip Replacement Surgery. Submitted for publication to Orthopaedics, 3/99.

DiStefano, V., Gutman, J., Falconiero, R: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Achilles Tendon Allograft – Minimum Two-year Follow-up Evaluation. Abstract published in Arthroscopy, 4/99.

Presentations:
Guest Speaker – ‘Knee Injuries’, Practical Medicine for PI Lawyers, Annual Meeting, Dispute Resolution Institute, Philadelphia, 4/99.

American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2/00.

‘Patellar Engorgement Syndrome – Preliminary Report on the Affects of Longitudinal Osteotomy.’ – Herodicus Society Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID, 6/00.

Annual Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Directors Meeting, Sun Valley, ID, 6/00.

Annual Graduate Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Elverson, PA, 9/00.

‘Patellar Engorgement Syndrome – Diagnosis & Surgical Treatment’, Annual Graduate Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Elverson, PA, 9/00.

Guest Speaker, Graduate Hospital Center for Bloodless Medicine & Surgery – Educational Seminar. ‘Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement.’ 9/00.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Listed in “Best Doctors in America”, Northeast Region, Woodward-White, Inc., Publishers, 1996-97., 2000

Life Member National Registery of Who’s Who.

Lised Best Doctors in Philly, 1996

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Orthopaedic Consultant, Eastern College.
Orthopaedic Consultant, Valley Forge Academy Athletic Teams.
Board of Trustees, Pop Warner Little League Football Scholars, Inc.
Orthopaedic Consultant, Rosemont College Athletic Teams
Manuscript Reviewer, The America Journal of Sports Medicine.

Personal Quote

Thirty-years experience in academics and teaching as well as professional, college and high school sports.

Current Memberships and Activities

Eastern Orthopaedic Society
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Philadelphia College of Physicians
Eastern Pennsylvania American College of Surgeons
Philadelphia College of Physicians
Eastern Pennsylvania American College of Surgeons

GENERAL

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified in 1972) - Accepting New Patients
Age: 76     Gender: M

Medical School:
Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Residency:
V. A. Medical Center - Philadelphia

Primary Affiliation:  Paoli Hospital

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

Titles

Academic Titles:
Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery - Medical College of Pennsylvania

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Vincent DiStefano, M.D.

appointment icon Location:

860 Lancaster Avenue
Devon, PA  19333
TEL: 610.687.1400 FAX: 610.687.1065
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Weekdays
Areas of Clinical Interest: Sports Medicine
Trauma
Joint Reconstruction

Statement of Practice Philosophy
The patient first.Patient Population
  • Adult
  • Pediatric
  • Adolescent
  • Geriatric
  • Medicare
  • HMO
  • PPO
  • Self-Pay

PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Dr. DeStafano has been extremely active in numerous publications, presentations, research projects and other medical literature. Below is just a partial listing.

DiStefano, V.: Diagnostic Imaging of the Shoulder. The Upper Extremity in Sports Medicine. Ultrasonography of the Rotator Cuff. Editor, JA Nicholas, EB Hershman, CV Mosby, Co., 2nd Edition, 1995

DiStefano, V., Seckler, M: Peroneal Nerve Palsy in the Athlete. A Result of Indirect Trauma. Published in Orthopaedics, Vol. 19/#4, 4/96.

DiStefano, V., Falconiero, R., Cook, T: Revascularizatin and Ligmantization of Autogenous Anterior Cruciate Ligament Grafts in Humans. Published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthoscopic & Related Surgery, Vol. 14 #2, 3/98.

DiStefano, V., Fowler, B: Tibial Tunnel Bone Grafting: A New Technique for Dealing With Graft Tunnel Mismatch in Endoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery, Vol. 14 #2, 3/98.

DiStefano, V., Giovinazzo, J: MRI Evaluation of the Soft Tissue Ankle Impingement Lesion. Submitted for publication to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 7/97.

DiStefano, V., Egan, T: A Cost and Outcomes Analysis of Warfarin compared with Enoxaparin as an Anticoagulant Prophylaxis in Hip Replacement Surgery. Submitted for publication to Orthopaedics, 3/99.

DiStefano, V., Gutman, J., Falconiero, R: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Achilles Tendon Allograft – Minimum Two-year Follow-up Evaluation. Abstract published in Arthroscopy, 4/99.

Presentations:
Guest Speaker – ‘Knee Injuries’, Practical Medicine for PI Lawyers, Annual Meeting, Dispute Resolution Institute, Philadelphia, 4/99.

American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2/00.

‘Patellar Engorgement Syndrome – Preliminary Report on the Affects of Longitudinal Osteotomy.’ – Herodicus Society Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID, 6/00.

Annual Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Directors Meeting, Sun Valley, ID, 6/00.

Annual Graduate Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Elverson, PA, 9/00.

‘Patellar Engorgement Syndrome – Diagnosis & Surgical Treatment’, Annual Graduate Sports Medicine Alumni Meeting, Elverson, PA, 9/00.

Guest Speaker, Graduate Hospital Center for Bloodless Medicine & Surgery – Educational Seminar. ‘Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement.’ 9/00.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Listed in “Best Doctors in America”, Northeast Region, Woodward-White, Inc., Publishers, 1996-97., 2000

Life Member National Registery of Who’s Who.

Lised Best Doctors in Philly, 1996

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Orthopaedic Consultant, Eastern College.
Orthopaedic Consultant, Valley Forge Academy Athletic Teams.
Board of Trustees, Pop Warner Little League Football Scholars, Inc.
Orthopaedic Consultant, Rosemont College Athletic Teams
Manuscript Reviewer, The America Journal of Sports Medicine.

Personal Quote

Thirty-years experience in academics and teaching as well as professional, college and high school sports.

Current Memberships and Activities

Eastern Orthopaedic Society
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Philadelphia College of Physicians
Eastern Pennsylvania American College of Surgeons
Philadelphia College of Physicians
Eastern Pennsylvania American College of Surgeons

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

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