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After undergraduate studies in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a cum laude Benjamin Franklin Scholar, Michael Pushkarewicz received his medical degree with honors in surgery from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 1983. He remained at Hahnemann for his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency, after which he was senior partner with Pushkarewicz Orthopaedic Associates at Jennersville Regional Hospital in West Grove, Pa., from 1988 through 2004.  During his time at Jennersville, Dr. Pushkarewicz also served at various times as the institution’s head of orthopaedic surgery, chief of surgery, chief of staff, and vice chief of staff. He has been a partner with First State Orthopaedics since 2004.

Dr. Pushkarewicz has remained very active in continuing medical education for years, attending annual and seasonal meetings of many orthopaedic societies around the country and completing seminars and attending meetings on subjects including joint replacement, shoulder surgery, thromboembolic disease after orthopaedic surgery, wrist fractures, arthroscopic techniques, hand arthroplasty, elbow reconstruction and hip arthroplasty.

Dr. Pushkarewicz is affiliated with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Delaware Medical Society, the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society. He is also a fellow with both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Current Appointment: Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at First State Orthopedics

Medical School:Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Residency:Hahnemann University School of Medicine, General and Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Fracture Care, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder, Hip & Knee Replacement, General Orthopaedics

Professional Affiliations:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Surgeons, Delaware Medical Society, Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society