Patrick J. DeMeo, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who practices with Allegheny Orthopedic Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. DeMeo graduated from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1986. He completed his internship at the State University of New York as well as residencies at the State University of New York and Ohio State University Medical Center. He also completed a Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. DeMeo is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital. He serves as Medical Director of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as well as Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital.
Education and Training
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine 1986
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS- Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- Insulin-like growth factor I accelerates functional recovery from Achilles tendon injury in a rat model.
- A comparison of minidose lidocaine-fentanyl and conventional-dose lidocaine spinal anesthesia.
- Vascularized orthotopic osteochondral transplantation of the canine proximal femur.
- A comparison of minidose lidocaine-fentanyl spinal anesthesia and local anesthesia/propofol infusion for outpatient knee arthroscopy.
- Minidose lidocaine-fentanyl spinal anesthesia in ambulatory surgery: prophylactic nalbuphine versus nalbuphine plus droperidol.
- MRI of tibialis anterior tendon rupture.
- Reproducibility and reliability of the anatomic axis of the lower extremity.
- Stress fractures around the knee.
- Revision total hip arthroplasty with a custom cementless stem with distal cross-locking screws. Early results in femora with large proximal segmental deficiencies.
- Characterization of a mixed MRSA/MRSE biofilm in an explanted total ankle arthroplasty.
- Presence of bacteria in failed anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions.
- An Algorithm for Diagnosing and Treating Primary and Recurrent Patellar Instability.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Drexel University College of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery -
- Torn Meniscus
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Cleveland Clinic Foundation
- Ohio State University Medical Center
- Cleveland Clinic
Professional Society Memberships
- American Orthopaedic Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Articles and Publications
- 20-30 Book Chapters in Various Journals
What do you attribute your success to?
- Hard Work and Perseverance
Hobbies / Sports
- Being a Daddy to Two Beautiful Children
- Allegheny General Hospital
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