John A. Scolaro, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Associate Residency Program Director
University of California, Irvine

Click HERE to make an appointment online
Email: jscolaro@uci.edu
Dr. Scolaro's CV

Clinical Specialty
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Clinical Interests
Dr. Scolaro is a fellowship trained orthopaedic traumatologist. He specializes in the treatment of acute fractures as well as nonunions and malunions. Other areas of interest are fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, periprosthetic fractures and complex peri-articular fractures.

Research Interests
Dr. Scolaro’s interests involve patient-focused clinical outcomes research, specifically multi-center trials and large population-based outcome measures. In addition, research interests include improving fracture fixation though collaboration with Dr. Thay Lee and the biomechanical lab at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital.

Background
Dr. Scolaro graduated with his Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame. He then went on to receive his Master’s of Arts and Doctorate of Medicine from the School of Medicine at Boston University. He completed a general surgery internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He spent time during residency at Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH) in Hannover, Germany on a visiting scholarship. Subsequently, Dr. Scolaro completed his orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Masters’s Degree
Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA

Medical Degree
Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA

Residency
University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Washington Harborview Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Awards
2014 Kevin L. Armstrong Clinical Faculty Teaching Award – UCI Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2013 AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar
2013 Annual Research Award – University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal
2013 DeForest Willard Award – University of Pennsylvania
2013 OREF Resident Scholarship
2011 Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma – Best Orthopaedic Teaching Resident
2007 Boston University School of Medicine – Alumni Association Award

Volunteer Work
Notre Dame Alumni Association
Habitat for Humanity

Professional Organizations
AO Trauma North America – Member and Faculty
Orthopaedic Trauma Association – Candidate Member
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Candidate Member
Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma – Candidate Member
California Orthopaedic Association – Member
Western Orthopaedic Association – Member

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Part I) – Passed 2012
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Part II) – Passed 2015

Links
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Patient Information
http://www.orthoinfo.org

Orthopaedic Trauma Association
http://www.ota.org

AAOS – A Nation in Motion: Orthopaedic Trauma
http://anationinmotion.org/patient-story/condition/trauma