John J. Christoforetti, MD
Director, Center for the Athlete's Hip
General Secretary, ISHA: The Hip Preservation Society
Team Physician, Major League Soccer, FC Dallas
Texas Health Sports Medicine Specialists
He is an internationally recognized thought leader in the field of hip arthroscopy and sports medicine. In 2019 he joined the leadership team at Texas Health Sports Medicine Specialists and relocated his practice from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the DFW Metroplex. He treats active adolescent and adult patients who suffer injuries in their hip, shoulder or knees with evidence-based, patient-centered philosophy. He has performed over 3000 arthroscopic procedures and his results have been presented and published in peer-reviewed forums internationally. He has authored book chapters, original research, and been featured in national media as commentator on sports medicine.
He currently serves as a team physician for FC Dallas, Major League Soccer Club, Master Instructor of Hip Arthroscopy for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Board of Directors Member, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery, Founding Member of the MASH study Group, and Faculty-at-Large for the American Hip Institute.
Dr Christoforetti is a member of the American Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy and the American Academy of Surgeons. He is a master instructor of hip arthroscopy at the Learning Center in Chicago, Illinois and a faculty member for the American Hip Institute also based in Chicago. He reviews original research for publication in the areas of arthroscopic surgery of the hip and surgery of the shoulder for all major journals.