Dr. John G. Westkaemper MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. John Westkaemper is an orthopedic surgeon in Irving, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor Medical Center at Irving and Pine Creek Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Baylor Medical Center at Irving and one of 42 at Pine Creek Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995–1996

Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990–1995

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Hand Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Posterior interosseous nerve palsy in a patient with rheumatoid synovitis of the elbow: a case report and review of the literature.
Westkaemper, J. G., Varitimidis, S. E., Sotereanos, D. G.

Results of surgical treatment for radial tunnel syndrome.
Sotereanos, D. G., Varitimidis, S. E., Giannakopoulos, P. N., Westkaemper, J. G.

Posterior interosseous nerve palsy following placement of the compass elbow hinge for acute instability: a case report.
Tomaino, M. M., Sotereanos, D. G., Westkaemper, J., Plakseychuk, A.

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