Dr. John Klimkiewicz is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacements. He concentrates in all aspects of knee and shoulder surgery. He is board-certified in Sports Medicine as well as Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. John Klimkiewicz is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacements. He concentrates in all aspects of knee and shoulder surgery. Emphasis on joint preservation as it pertains to the knee is one of his main interests’. After completing his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to complete a shoulder and Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, in 1998. Dr. Klimkiewicz is presently the head team Physician of the Georgetown University Hoyas and Washington Capitals Hockey Club. He serves in a similar role at St John College High School in Washington, DC. He has served as an assistant team physician for the former Washington Freedom Women’s Soccer Club. Dr. Klimkiewicz is board-certified in Sports Medicine as well as Orthopedic Surgery. He has served as an elected Delegate for Washington DC, within the American Society for Sports Medicine. He has also served as an editor for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is married and has two children. He enjoys golf and family activities in his spare time. EDUCATION M.D.: New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey September, 1989 to May, 1993 B.A.: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Major: Biology September, 1986 to May, 1989 Boston College Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts September, 1985 to May, 1986 Southern Regional High School Manahawkin, New Jersey September , 1981 to June, 1985 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Washington Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Partner February, 2016 to Present Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Clinical Faculty, Sibley Memorial Hospital Washington, DC February, 2016 to Present Georgetown University Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Chief, Division of Sports Medicine August, 1999 to February, 2016 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Sports Medicine Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Director: Freddie H. Fu, MD Sports Medicine / Shoulder Fellowship August, 1998 to July, 1999 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chairman: Robert H. Fitzgerald, MD June, 1993 to June ,1998 Mc Kay Laboratories Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Principal Investigator: Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD July, 1995 to June, 1996 CERTIFICATIONS Board Certified; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, July, 2001, Recertification, July, 2010. Board Certified in Sports Medicine, November, 2007. Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, September, 1997. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Associate Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America, August, 1999. Active Member, International Cartilage Research Society, 2012 Active Member, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, June, 1999.