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Joseph J. Kavolus, MD, MSCR Virtual Appointments Available

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Medical University of South Carolina; Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
NPI # 1831432400
Gender Male
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Quincy Spine Center
Suite 304
300 Congress St.
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone #: 617-773-6300
Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 7th Floor
260 Tremont Street
Boston , MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7846
Fax #: 617-636-5178

AOA Resident Leadership Forum Program Representative
Dr. W. L. Mills Academic Scholarship MUSC – 2009-2013
2011 Medical College Student Council Scholarship for Writing Excellence
Harvard Institute of Politics Health Policy Associate
Wallace O’Hardee Academic Scholarship; Calhoun Honors College Academic Excellence Scholarship
Palmetto Scholar 2004-2006

Byrd, WA, Kavolus JJ, Penrose CT, Wellman SS. “Donning Gloves Before Surgical Gown Eliminates Sleeve Contamination,” J Arthroplasty 2019 Jan

Kavolus JJ, Cunningham DJ, Rao SR, Wellman SS, Seyler TM. “Polymicrobial Infections in Hip Arthroplasty: Lower Treatment Success Rate, Increased Surgery, and Longer Hospitalization,” J Arthroplasty. 2018 Oct

Thitiboonsuwan S, Kavolus JJ, Nunley JA. “Hallux Interphalangeal Arthrodesis Following First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis,” Foot Ankle Int. 2018; pp. 1071100718780222

Kavolus JJ, Sia D, Potter HG, Attarian DE, Lachiewicz PF. “Saphenous Nerve Block From Within the Knee Is Feasible for TKA: MRI and Cadaveric Study,” Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018; 476(1):30-36

Matson AP, Kavolus JJ, Byrd WA, Leversedge FJ, Brigman BE. “Influence of Trainee Experience on Choice of Orthopedic Specialty Fellowship.” J Am Acad Orthop Sur. 2018 26(3):e62-67.

Kavolus JJ, Matson AP, Byrd WA, Brigman BE. “Factors Influencing Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ Choice of Subspecialty Fellowship.” Orthopedics, 2017; 29:1-5

Cunningham DJ, Kavolus JJ, Bolognesi MP, Wellman SS, Seyler TM. “Common Medical Comorbidities Correlated With Poor Outcomes in Hip Periprosthetic Infection.” J Arthroplasty, 2017; 32(9S)S241-245

Cunningham DJ, Kavolus JJ, Bolognesi MP, Wellman SS, Seyler TM. “Specific Infectious Organisms Associated With Poor Outcomes in Treatment for Hip Periprostheic Infection.” J. Arthroplasty 2017; 32(6):1984-1990

Grimm NL, Henders RA, Kavolus JJ, Millikan PD, Lachiewicz PF. “Fracture of an Uncemented Tantalum Patellar Component.” Arthroplasty Today, 2016; 2 (2):45-47

Kavolus JJ, Ritter MA, Claverie JG, Salas MD, Kavolus CH, Trousdale RT. “Cultural Nuance In Orthopedic Foreign Aid: Differeneces in Patient Concerns.” J Arthroplasty, 2016; 31(1):27-30

Kavolus JJ, Ritter MA, Claverie JG, Barfeild WR, Lackland DT, Trousdale RT. “Concerns of an itinerant surgeon: results of a Guatemalan surgical aid trip.” J Arthroplasty, 2014; 29(5):861-6

Berend KR, Kavolus JJ, Morris MJ, Lombardi AV. “Primary and Revision Anterior Supine Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Complications and Reoperations.” Instructional Course Lectures, 2013; 62:251-63

Berend KR, Lombardi AV, Morris MJ, Hurst JM, Kavolus JJ. “Does preoperative patellofemoral joint state effect medial unicompartmental arthroplasty survival?” Orthopedics, September 2011

Kinasha A, Kucia EJ, Nicholas J, Kavolus J, Magarik J, Vargas J, Ellegala DB. “Neurosurgery in Tanzania: A Discussion of Culture, Socioeconomics, and Humanitarians.” World Neurosurgery, November 2011

Magarik J, Kavolus J, Louis R. “An American Medical Student’s Experience in Global Neurosurgery: Both in Their Infancy.” World Neurosurgery, November 2011

Dr. Joseph Kavolus is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee surgeries. Raised in South Carolina, and the oldest of five boys, he graduated from Harvard University with a degree in evolutionary biology before attending medical school. After earning his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Kavolus completed his residency in orthopedics at Duke, where he met his wife, Stephanie, an anesthesiologist. He completed his fellowship in adult reconstruction at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Osteopathic Association

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