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LEWISTOWN, Pa. – Michael D. Sobolewski, D.O., M.S., a board-certified, award winning orthopaedic surgeon has joined the staff of Geisinger Musculoskeletal Institute in State College and Lewistown. He is the recipient of the Don Joy Award from the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics in 2013 and the winner of the Golden Quill Award from the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association in 2011, which were awarded for his publication on ice hockey injuries amongst collegiate athletes. He also received the CareChex Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Care, Joint Replacement and Patient Safety in 2018. 

Dr. Sobolewski obtained his Doctor of Osteopathy in June 2008 and Master of Science in Medical Education in May 2011 at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Lake Erie Consortium for Osteopathic Medical Training in June 2013 and served as Chief Resident from July 2012 to June 2013. Dr Sobolewski specializes in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder focusing on minimally invasive techniques and the latest technology for expedited recovery. His practice also encompasses general orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine procedures such ACL reconstruction, meniscus/cartilage surgery, arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, carpal tunnel surgery and fracture care.

Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Sobolewski held the position of Medical Director for the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine as well as Chief of Surgery at Somerset Hospital in Pennsylvania.  He is currently serving as the Western Region Director for the Geisinger Musculoskeletal Institute. 

Dr. Sobolewski is a professional member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, American Osteopathic Association and Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

He is now accepting patients at Geisinger Gray’s Woods in State College and Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call (814) 272-6754 for State College and (717) 242-8142 for Lewistown. 

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Dr. Michael Sobolewski
Dr. Michael Sobolewski

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