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Orthopedic surgeon , sports medicine physician

Alexander A. Sapega, American Sports medicine physician, orthopedic surgeon. Diplomate American Board Orthopaedic Surgery; licensed physician, Philadelphia, New Jersey. Recipient N. American Traveling fellowship American Orthopaedic Association; grantee:National Institutes of Health, 1982-1985, VA, 1985-1986, 88-90. Advanced Technology Center S.E. Pennsylvania, 1986.


Sapega, Alexander A. was born on October 23, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Andrew Samuel and Ludmila (Loboy) Sapega.


Bachelor of Science with distinction, Cornell Univercity, 1975; Doctor of Medicine, Temple University, 1980.


Intern, residency, fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 1982-1985; fellow in sports medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1985-1986; assistant instructor orthopaedic surgery, University of Pennsylvania School Medicine, Philadelphia, 1982-1985; clinical instructor orthopaedic surgery, Temple University School Medicine, Philadelphia, 1985-1986; assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania School Medicine, Philadelphia, 1986-1992; assistant professor, clinical educator, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1992-1995; associate professor, clinical educator, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1995; director post-graduate fellowship, Knee Surgery Program Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1995; chief sports medicine service, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1995. Faculty lecturer for symposia and educational groups. Invited lecturer to medical and science meetings since 1983.

Clinical research associate Institute of Sports Medicineand Athletic Trauma, 1975-1976. Attending surgical staff Department Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1985-1986. Attending staff department orthopaedic surgery Hospital University Pennsylvania, Phila, since 1986, department orthopaedic surgery The Graduate Hospital, Phila, since 1986.

Chief of sports medicine service, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital., 1986-1992. Attending staff department orthopaedic surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Philadelphia, since 1989, director University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Center, Philadelphia, 1995.


  • Diplomate American Board Orthopaedic Surgery. Licensed physician, Philadelphia, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor about 40 articles to professional journals including American Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, American Jour Sports Medicine, Journal Orthopaedic Research. Also reviews, monographs and chapters in books. Member editorial board American Journal Knee Surgery, 1988-1995.

      Post Graduate Advances in Sports Medicine, 1988-1991. Consultant reviewer Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 1983-1986, The American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1988-1995, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 1988-1991. Member editorial board for research American Journal Bone and Joint Surgery.

      Inventor: Apparatus for Reconstructive Knee Ligament Surgery,1988, Method for Reconstructive Knee Ligament Surgery, 1990.


Fellow American Academy Orthpaedic Surgeons (Elizabeth Winston Lanier award 1986). Member Orthopaedic Research Society, Canada Association Applied Sports Sciences, Arthroscopy Association N. American, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Herodicus Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: historic architecture and restoration, ancient civilizations.


Married Sally Sapega, 1977. Children: Marissa, Danielle.

Andrew Samuel Sapega

Ludmila (Loboy) Sapega

Sally Sapega

Marissa Sapega

Danielle Sapega