Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

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Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Faculty

callaghan_11John J. Callaghan, MD

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
and Biomedical Engineering


  • Medical School - Loyola Medical School
  • Residency - Universit of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Fellowships - Hip Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York;
    Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Faculty Positions

  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1984-Present
  • Duke Univ. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1988-1990
  • Dept. of Bioengineering Duke University, 1988-1990
  • The University of Iowa College of Medicine, 1990-Present

Honors, Awards and Organization

  • Academic Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomat)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Association for Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Hibbs Society
  • Inter Urban Club
  • Irish American Orthopaedic Society
  • Mid America Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Society of Arthritis Joint Surgery, 1988-1992
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Southern Medical Association Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • The Hip Society
  • The Knee Society
  • The International Hip Society
  • Washington, D.C., Orthopaedic Society, 1984-1988
  • Journal of Arthroplasty, Associate Editor
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Consultant Reviewer & Associate Editor
  • Journal of Biomechanics Consultant Reviewer
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine, Consultant Reviewer
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Consultant Reviewer

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Total Hip and Knee replacements

Key Interests

  • Clinical and Basic Aspects of Hip and Knee Replacement

Recent Publications & Reviews

  • Callaghan, J.: Mobile Bearing Knee Replacement: Clinical Results. A Review of the Literature. Clin. Orthop. 392:221-226, November 2001.
  • Templeton, J.E., Callaghan, J.J., Goetz, D.D., Sullivan, P.M., Johnston, R.C.: Revision of a Cemented Acetabular Component to a Cementless Acetabular Component. JBJS. 83-A:1706-1711, November 2001.
  • Urban, J.A., Garvin, K.L., Boese, C.K, Bryson, L., Pedersen, D.R., Callaghan, J.J., Miller, R.K.: Ceramic-on-Polyethylene Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty. JBJS. 83-A:1688-1694, November 2001.
  • Callaghan, J.J., Heithoff, B.E, Goetz, D.D., Sullivan, P.M., Pedersen, D.R., Johnston, R.C.: Prevention of Dislocation After Hip Arthroplasty: Lessons From Long-Term Follow-up. Clin. Orthop. 393:157-162, December 2001.
  • Fetzer, G.B., Callaghan, J.J., Templeton, J.E., Goetz, D.D., Sullivan, P.M., Johnston, R.C.: Impaction Allografting with Cement for Extensive Femoral Bone Loss in Revision Hip Surgery. J Arthroplasty 16:195-202, December 2001.
  • Klapach, A.S., Callaghan, J.J., Goetz, D.D., Jason P. Olejniczak, B.A., Johnston, R.C.: Charnley Total Hip Arthroplasty with Use of Improved Cementing Techniques. JBJS. 83-A:1840-1848, December 2001.
  • Pedersen, D.R., Callaghan, J.J., Johnston, T.L., Fetzer, G.B., Johnston, R.C.: Comparison of Femoral Head Penetration Rates Between Cementless Acetabular Components with 22 mm and 28 mm Heads. J. Arthroplasty 16:111-115, December 2001.