Dr. John J. Tierney is an Orthopedic Surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). In addition to his surgical work at NEBH, Dr. Tierney holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and serves as the team physician for Westwood High School and is active in USA Gymnastics.
Dr. Tierney’s specialties include the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle surgery, total knee replacements and Occupational Medicine. With a primary interest in shoulder reconstruction he has over 10 years’ experience in the research and arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears and instability of the shoulder. He is active in stem cell research in repairing cartilage in arthritic joints and in the treatment and prevention of arthritis via a holistic approach.
After earning his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Tierney completed a residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center Michigan State University followed by a fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in sports medicine.
Clinical Professor: Tufts University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1990
Brighton Medical Center, 1991
Genesys Regional Medical Center-FOC, 1997
New England Baptist Hospital, 1993
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 1992
New England Baptist Hospital, 1998
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Foot & Ankle, Knee, Shoulder