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Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut 
New Milford Hospital, New Milford, Connecticut
St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut (Courtesy Staff) 
 
Past Positions 
Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pediatric Orthopaedics 
Connecticut Children's Medical Center (formerly Newington Children's Hospital)
Newington, Connecticut
     August 1994 to March 1996
 
Assistant Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery 

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, Connecticut
     1993 - 1996
 

 
John M. Keggi, M.D. 
Education and Professional Training
Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction  
The Waterbury Hospital
Waterbury, Connecticut
     March 1996 - February 1997
Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics 
Newington Children's Hospital
Newington, Connecticut
     August 1993 - July 1994
Chief Resident and Clinical Instructor 
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Yale University School of Medicine
     July 1992 - June 1993
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 
Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
     July 1989 - June 1993
General Surgery Internship 
Yale-New Haven Hospital
July 1988 - June 1989
Medical School 
University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin
1984 - 1988
Undergraduate Education 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1980 - 1984
Upcoming Publications 
Anterior Approach for Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty 
Keggi, J.; Rubin, L.;
Kennon, R.; Keggi, K.; Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research,
     Will be published June 2010.
Transcutaneous Distal Femoral Attachment for AKA Prostheses: An Endo-Exo Device 
Aschoff, H.; Kennon, R.; Keggi, J.; Rubin, L.; Journal of Bone
and Joint Surgery, Will be published 2010.
Publications 
The Direct Anterior Surgical Approach for Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty Without a Traction Table 
Keggi, John; Kennon, Robert; Rubin, Lee;
Keggi, Kristaps; Techniques in Orthopaedics, Hip Resurfacing
     Arthroplasty, Volume 25, No. 1, March 2010, Guest Editors Lee E.
     Rubin, M.D. and John M. Keggi, M.D.
38-Year Tracking of Ceramic Science and Results in Hip Joints  
Clarke, Ian; Keggi, Kristaps; Keggi, John; Kubo, K.; Shim, Vichie; Anderson, Iain:, 2nd International Congress of Ceramics, Global Roadmap for Ceramics ICC2 Proceedings, Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, National Research Council, Italy, pp. 87-96, 2008.
Primary Total Hip Arthoplasty With Modular Stems  
Keggi, K.J.; Kennon, R.E.;
Keggi, J.M.; Current Orthopaedic Practice, Vol 19, No 2, March/April 2008.
Total Hip Arthoplasty With Modular Stems  
Keggi, K.J.; Kennon, R.E.; Keggi, J.M.: Primary, Current Orthopaedic Practice, Vol 19, No 2, March/April 2008.
Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty With Modular Stems  
Keggi, K.J.; Kennon, R.E.; Keggi, J.M.:, Current Opinion in Orthopaedics, Vol 19, No 1, January 2008.
The Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach to Hip Arthroplasty  
Kennon, R.E.; Keggi, J.M.; Keggi, K.J.: , Der Orthopade, July 2006.
Mini-Incision Technique For Total Hip Arthroplasty 
Keggi Anterior Approach To The Hip:, A. Moore, M.D.; R.E. Kennon, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K. J. Keggi, M.D.; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic Surgery Video Library, Product No. 14118, 2005.
Minimal Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty Via The Anterior Approach 
Keggi, K.J.; Keggi, J.M.; Kennon, R.E.: Current Opinion in Orthopaedics, Vol. 16, No. 1, February 2005
Anterior Approach For Total Hip Arthroplasty: Beyond The Minimally Invasive Technique 
R.E. Kennon, MD; J.M. Keggi, MD.; L.E. Zatorski,; K.J.Keggi, MD
The Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery, 2004, Vol. 86-A, Supplement 2.
The Anterior Approach To Hip Arthroplasty: The Short, Single Minimally Invasive Incision, 
R.E. Kennon, MD ; J.M. Keggi, MD; K.J. Keggi, MD.; Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, April 2004, Vol. 14, No. 2.
Minimal Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; R.E. Kennon, M.D.; A. Moore,M.D.; Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional DVD, Steven Stuchin, M.D. Editor, 2003.
Design Considerations for a Modular Neck in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
T. McTighe; K.J. Keggi; H.M. Reynolds; M. Smit; J.M. Keggi;
H.U. Cameron; B. Stulberg; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Journal, Special Edition, 2003.
Total Hip Arthroplasty Through A Minimally Invasive Anterior Surgical Approach, 
R.E. Kennon, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; R.S. Wetmore, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; M.H. Huo, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; The Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery, 2003, Vol. 85-A, Supplement 4.
One-Stage Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients > 75 Years. 
M.A. Weinstein, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; Orthopedics, February 2002, Vol 25, No 2.
Superior Mesenteric Vein Tear With Total Hip Arthroplasty. 
J.N. Grauer, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; Journal of Arthroplasty, August 2001, Vol 16, No 5.
The Tip-Apex Distance (TAD) Predicts Cut-Out of Peritrochanteric Hip Fracture Fixation. 
Michael R. Baumgaertner, M.D.; Stephen L. Curtin, M.D.; Dieter Lindskog; John M. Keggi, M.D., Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (1995) 77-A(7):1058-1064.
The Application of Low-Morbidity Autogenous Bone Graft Harvesting. 
John M. Keggi, M.D. Techniques in Orthopedics (1995) 10:60-62.
The Myelodysplastic Hip and Scoliosis. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; J.V. Banta, M.D.; C. W. Walton, M.D. Journal of Developmental Medicine and Childhood Neurology (1992) 34:240-246.
The Myelodysplastic Hip and Scoliosis. (Abstract) 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; J.V. Banta, M.D.; C. Walton, M.D. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery (Suppl I)(1991) 1:47.
Scientifit Exhibits, Presentations and Honors 
Transcutaneous Distal Femoral Intramedullary Attachment for AKA Prostheses: 
An Endo-Exo Device, Aschoff, H.; Kennon, R.; Keggi, J.; Rubin, L.;
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, New
     Orleans, Louisiana, March 2010
Restoration of Femoral Offset Using a Modular Dual-Tapered Trapezoidal Stem,  
A. Turnbull; K. Keggi; J. Keggi; R. Kennon; L. Keppler; T. McTighe, Poster Exhibit, Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, October 2007
Target Restoration in Total Hip Arthroplasty are Big Heads Necessary,  
I. Woodgate; L. Samuels; A. Turnbull; L. Keppler; K. Keggi; J. Keggi; R. Kennon; H.U. Cameron; T. McTighe, Poster Exhibit, Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, October 2007
Defining the Role of Modular Stem Designs in THA, 
J.A. Froehlich; T. McTighe; H.U. Cameron; K. Keggi; J. Keggi; R. Kennon; I. Woodgate, Poster Exhibit, ITSA 19th Annual Symposium, New York City, October 2006
Within Any Important Issue, There Are Always Aspects No One Wishes To Discuss - Femoral Component Failure,  
K. Keggi; J. Keggi; R. Kennon; T. Tkach; Low, W.; Froelich, J.; McTighe, T.; Cheal, E.; Cipolletti, G., Poster Exhibit, ITSA 19th Annual Symposium, New York City, October 2006
Ceramic on Ceramic Bearings used with Proximal Modular Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
K.J. Keggi, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; T. McTighe, PhD., Ninth Symposium International Biolox, Ceramics 2004, Paris, France, March 2004
Keggi Anterior Approach to the Hip: Mini-Incision Technique for Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
A. Moore, M.D.; R.E. Kennon, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D., Interactive Video, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2004
Anterior Approach Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Beyond the Minimally Invasive Technique. 
R.E. Kennon, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; R.V. Shah, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; K. J. Keggi, M.D., Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2004
Design Considerations for a Modular Neck in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
McTighe, T.; Keggi, K.J.; Reynolds, H.M.; Smit, M.; Keggi, J.M.;
Cameron, H.U.; Stulberg, B., Poster Exhibit, Eighth Annual World
     Congress on Osteoarthritis (OARSI), Berlin, Germany, October 2003
The Union of Emerging Techniques and Technologies in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; V.K. Sarin; E. Cheal; T. McTighe, Poster Exhibit, International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, San Francisco, California, September 2003
Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty Via Mini-Incision Technique: Experience With More Than 6,000 Cases. 
R. Kennon, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; R. Wetmore, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N., American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2003
Ceramic-on-Ceramic Articulation in Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty Done In Young Patients: A 10 Year Follow-up Study. 
M.R. DiCaprio, M.D.; M.H. Huo, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; K.J. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, February 2002
Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Obese. 
M.R. DiCaprio, M.D.; M.H. Huo, M.D.; P.S. Chan, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K. J. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2001
One-Stage Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty In Patients At Least 75 Years Of Age. 
M.A. Weinstein, M.D.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; K.J. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, (Poster Exhibit), Orlando, Florida, March 2000
Heterotopic Ossification in Primary Total Hip Replacements With or Without Wound Drains. 
P.S. Chan, M.D.; M.H. Huo, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K.J. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, (Poster Exhibit), New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1998
Revision Hip Replacements Done Without Cement: A Matched Pair Comparative Study of Failure of a Previously Cemented or Cementless Replacement. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; M.H. Huo, M.D.; L.E. Zatorski, R.N.; K.J. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, (Poster Exhibit), New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1998
Ceramic-on-Ceramic Articulation in Total Hip Arthroplasty; Long-term Results. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; K. J. Keggi, M.D. American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM), Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 1997
Treatment Options in Unicameral Bone Cysts. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; P.G. Noordsij, M.D.; P.A. DeLuca, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, February 1996
The Tip-Apex Distance (TAD) Predicts Cut-Out of Peritrochanteric Hip Fracture Fixation. 
M.B. Baumgaertner, M.D.; S.L. Curtin, M.D.; D. Lindskog; J.M. Keggi, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Orlando, February 1995
Pediatric Fractures. 
Current Musculoskeletal Conditions in Children Symposium, Newington Children's Hospital, Newington, Connecticut, May 1994
Foot Disorders. 
Current Musculoskeletal Conditions in Children Symposium, Newington Children's Hospital, Newington, Connecticut, May 1994
Children's Hand Injuries. 
Yale Combined Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Hand Conference, January and December 1994
The Tip-Apex Distance (TAD) Predicts Cut-Out of Peritrochanteric Hip Fracture Fixation. 
John M. Keggi, M.D., Yale Chief Resident Disputations, May 1993
The Gamma Nail. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; M.B. Baumgaertner, M.D.; J. Aversa, M.D.; J. Shine, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Poster Exhibition, Washington, D.C., February 1992
Distal Radial Fractures. 
Yale Combined Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Hand Conference, January 1992
The Myelodysplastic Hip and Scoliosis. 
Newington Children's Hospital Annual Alumni Day, November 1991
The Myelodysplastic Hip and Scoliosis. 
The Society for Research in Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida, Annual Meeting, Liverpool, England July 1991
Flexor Tendon Injuries - Diagnosis and Management. 
Yale Combined Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Hand Conference, March 1991
The Myelodysplastic Hip and Scoliosis. 
J.M. Keggi, M.D.; P.G. Noordsij, M.D.; P.A. DeLuca, M.D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, February 1996
The Gamma Nail - Early Experience, Techniques and Complications. 
Clinical Grand Rounds, Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, November 1990
Acetabular Fractures - A Review of Sixteen Cases. 
Clinical Grand Rounds, Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, May 1990
Periodic resident education lectures 
Invited Faculty or Course Instructor 
Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing, Hospital For Special Surgery, 
New York, New York, "Direct Anterior Surgical Approach", "Femoral
Conversion of Failed Resurfacing", "Anatomical and Physiological
     Contraindications to Hip Resurfacing", May 2010
Fourth Annual Hip Resurfacing Course, Baltimore, Maryland, August 2009. 
AAHKS Annual Meeting, "Indication for a Straight Stem vs. Tapered Stem", 
Dallas, Texas, November 2008
10th Annual Update in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Bearing Surfaces, 
Invited Faculty, Joint Research Center-Loma Linda University, Rancho Mirage, California, September 2008
Annual Update in Arthroplasty and Trauma, Invited Faculty 
Invited Faculty Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, September 2008
Current Solutions in Joint Surgery (CSJS) - Direct Anterior Total Hip 
Arthroplasty and Hip Resurfacing
Invited Faculty 2010
Salt Lake City, Utah
     Las Vegas, Nevada
     Chicago, Illinois
Invited Faculty 2009
Boston, Massachusetts
     New Orleans, Louisiana
     Tampa, Florida
Invited Faculty
San Antonio, Texas
     San Diego, California
     Henderson, Nevada
     Charlotte, North Carolina

 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting Instructional Course Lecture: "Utilizing Physician Assistants In Your Practice" 
March 2008
Yale Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Hip Resurfacing via the Anterior Approach,  
New York, New York, January 2008
9th Annual Update in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Bearing Surfaces Joint Research Center-Loma Linda University,  
California, September 2007
The Evolution of the Early Two Incision Technique, 
MIS Meets CAOS Symposium and Surgical Academy, Naples, Florida, October 2004
Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement: State of the Art, 
Baylor School of Medicine, Texas College of Medicine, Houston, Texas September 2004
Less and Minimally Invasive Surgery (L/MIS) for Joint Arthroplasty: Fact and Fiction, 
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 2004
The Evolution of the Early Two Incision Technique Total Hip Replacement Using The Minimally Invasive Anterior Surgical Approach: Results
What's Next? Proximal Stem Modularity in Total Hip Arthroplasty for MIS Techniques, Video Techniques - Two Incision Total Hip Replacement
Less and Minimally Invasive Surgery (L/MIS) for Joint Arthroplasty, 
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2003
The Evolution of the Early Two Incision Technique Total Hip Replacement Using The Minimally Invasive Anterior Surgical Approach: Results
Total Hip Arthroplasty Using The Minimally Invasive Anterior Surgical Approach, 
Joint Meeting of the Eastern and Southern Orthopaedic Associations, Dublin, Ireland, July 31 - August 2, 2003
The Newington Experience with the Charleston Bending Orthosis, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, 
Regional Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, August 1995
Clinical Gait Analysis: Focus on Interpretation, 
Newington Children's Hospital, Newington, Connecticut, May 1995
Honors 
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Blue Ribbon Award 
Anterior Approach Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Beyond The Minimally Invasive Technique, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 2004
Yale University Teacher of the Year Award, 
Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, Yale School of Medicine, 2003 - 2004
"Guide to Top Doctors", 
Center for the Study of Services, Washington, D.C., 1999
Donjoy Award, Best Disputation Project, Yale Orthopaedics, 1993 
Houghton Award, State Medical Society of Wisconsin, 1988 
Bachelor of Arts with Honors, 1984 
Phi Beta Kappa, 1983 
Activities 
Scientific Advisory Board 
OMNI life science
Member, Board of Directors 
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
Member, Board of Directors, 1994 to present 
Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation
Director of Research 
Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation
Assistant Director 
Center for Joint Reconstruction, Waterbury Hospital
Supervisor of Physician Assistants, Waterbury Hospital 
October 2001 to May 2007
Acting Medical Director  
Easter Seal Rehabilitation and Health Care
Waterbury, Connecticut
     September 1998 to May 1999
President, Greater Waterbury Health Network & Physicians, Inc.  
October 2000 to October 2002
Member, Board of Directors, Greater Waterbury Health Network & Physicians, Inc., 
 

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