Did you know Dr. McCloskey was an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Navy?

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John R. McCloskey, M.D.

John R. McCloskey, MD – U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. McCloskey entered the Navy in 1975 as Orthopaedic Surgeon, he was stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital.

“Our mission was to care for injured military personnel with special interest given to Vietnam war veterans. There was significant need for redoing battlefield surgical procedures in an effort to improve results. My surgery included spine, extremity, arthroscopy (very early in arthrosopic history) and joint reconstruction. This experience was a pivotal point in my orthopaedic career.” John R. McCloskey, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Internship: St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. John R. McCloskey received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in 1970.
He completed his surgical internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City in 1971.
Dr. McCloskey completed his orthopedic residency at The University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in 1975.
He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander and orthopaedic surgeon from 1975-1977. In 1977,
Dr. McCloskey joined the medical staff of Shore Medical Center in Somers Point where he has built a flourishing private practice and where he continues his career as an orthopedic physician.

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