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Dr. John J. Mercuri
Geisinger Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
3 W. Olive St. Suite 118
Scranton, PA 18508
Phone: 570-961-3823
Fax: 570-207-5988

John J Mercuri, MD

Research Interests

Dr. Mercuri’s research interests include hip and knee replacement and systems-based practice. 

Recent publications:

  • Novikov D, Mercuri JJ, Schwarzkopf R, Long WJ, Bosco JA III, Vigdorchik JM. Can some early revision total hip arthroplasties be avoided? Bone Joint J. 2019;101-B(6 Supple B):97-103.
  • Mercuri JJ, Schwarzkopf R. Coronal and sagittal balancing of total knee arthroplasty: old principles and new technologies. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2019 March;77(1):45-52.
  • Mercuri JJ, Pepper AM, Werner JA, Vigdorchik JM. Gap balancing, measured resection, and kinematic alignment: how, when, and why? JBJS Rev. 2019 Mar;7(3):e2.
  • DelSole EM, Mercuri JJ. Utility of upright weight-bearing imaging in total hip arthroplasty. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2019 Dec;23(6):603-608.
  • Pepper AM, Mercuri JJ, Behery OA, Vigdorchik JM. Total hip and knee arthroplasty perioperative pain management: what should be in the cocktail? JBJS Rev. 2018 December; 6(12):e5(1-7).


  • MD, NYU School of Medicine, 2007-2012
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases/NYU Langone Medical Center, 2012-2017
  • Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Insall Scott Kelly Institute, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital/NYU Langone Health, 2017-2018