Board certified and fellowship trained in hip and knee replacement

Specializes in kinematic alignment and personalized implant positioning

Expert in computer navigation, augmented reality, and robotics

Scranton Orthopaedic Surgeon John Mercuri

John J. Mercuri, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

– Director of Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
– Associate Director of Northeast Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
– Clinical Assistant Professor at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Dr. Mercuri, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, excelled academically and athletically throughout his education. He graduated in the top of his class at Scranton Preparatory School where he was a PIAA All-State runner. While at The University of Scranton, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts program and was named an NCAA Academic All-American. Dr. Mercuri received his medical degree from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He also earned a Master’s of Arts in Bioethics from New York University.

After medical school, Dr. Mercuri underwent extensive orthopaedic surgery training, including a residency at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (formerly the Hospital for Joint Diseases), which is one of the top orthopaedic institutes in the country. He further advanced his skills by completing a fellowship in adult reconstructive hip and knee surgery with the renowned surgeons of the Insall Scott Kelly Institute. A prolific author in both orthopaedics and bioethics, Dr. Mercuri has contributed to numerous publications and given many national presentations.

Devoting his practice to Northeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Mercuri is recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise in personalized joint replacement and advanced surgical technologies. Specializing in kinematic alignment for knee replacements and custom implant positioning for hip replacements, he provides these cutting-edge treatments to each patient. Dr. Mercuri is committed to improving his patients’ quality of life by eliminating their joint pain, and he shares his knowledge with other surgeons through teaching and research.

When he’s not at work, Dr. Mercuri enjoys running, doing yard work with his antique John Deere farm tractor, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

Dr. Mercuri’s full resume is listed below.