John Joseph Christoforetti, MD-Sports Medicine - Frisco, TX

John Joseph Christoforetti, MD

A member of Texas Health Physicians Group

Sports Medicine
Primary Location
Texas Health Sports Medicine Specialists #B11
5858 Main Street, Suite 210
FriscoTX 75034
Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Plano
Texas Health Allen
*Please see "Insurance Accepted" below for listings detailing insurances plans accepted for new patients by this provider
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  • About Me
    Sports Medicine
    Georgetown University Medical School - Registrar - MD
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - SUR
    Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas-Ortho Sports Med
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - SUR
    Georgetown University Medical School - Registrar - MD
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - SUR
    Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas-Ortho Sports Med
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - SUR
    Dr. John Christoforetti was recruited by Texas Health Physicians Group to serve as a physician executive of Texas Health Sports Medicine, bringing with him over a decade of clinical and academic leadership from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine with specialization in hip arthroscopy and shoulder surgery. Dr. Christoforetti received his Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine. After completing his residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Christoforetti completed a sports medicine fellowship at the renowned Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Vail, Colorado. He built his international reputation as a thought leader during an 11-year career in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he served as director of the Center for Athletic Hip Injury at Allegheny Health Network and consultant for multiple professional and amateur athletes from around the world.

    Dr. Christoforetti has served as Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery for Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Clinical Faculty for the Rangos School of Rehabilitation Science at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Faculty-at-Large for the American Hip Institute. He has trained over 50 residents, fellows, and graduate students. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, a master instructor of hip arthroscopy for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and a founding member of the Multicenter Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hip (MASH) Study Group.

    His areas of research interest and peer-reviewed publication include: surgical techniques and clinical outcomes in hip athroscopy, biomechanics of hip stability, and applied laser doppler flometry of the rotator cuff. Awards and honors include membership in Alpha Epsilon Delta and Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical societies. In 2008, Dr. Christoforetti received the Aircast Award for Clinical Science for his original work describing femoracetabular impingement in professional baseball players. In 2018, he was awarded the Castle Connelly Top Doctor Award along with Top Three Rated in Sports Medicine and most recently receiving the Steven S. Snyder Award for Excellence in Education in 2019. He has been quoted as a medical expert in several national publications, including The Atlantic.

    Dr. Christoforetti enjoys traveling, an active lifestyle, and coaching. He resides in Plano, Texas, with his wife and four sons.
  • Additional Locations
    Allen Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    1120 Raintree Circle
    Ste 280
    Allen, TX 75013
  • Insurance Accepted

    = Accepting New Patients

    • Aetna Better Health Chip Medicaid
    • Aetna Better Health Star Plans Medicaid
    • Aetna Medicare Adv HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Adv PPO
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna HMO
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna POS
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicaid CHIP
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STAR
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STAR Kids
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STARP
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv HMO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv MMP
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv SNP
    • BCBS Par Number
    • BCBS UT Connect HMO
    • Blue Advantage HMO
    • Blue Choice PPO
    • Blue Essentials (HMO Blue)
    • Blue Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Care N Care Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Care N Care Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Cigna Commercial HMO
    • Cigna Commercial OA
    • Cigna Commercial OAP
    • Cigna Commercial PPO
    • Cigna HealthSpring PPO Medicare Adv
    • City of Euless
    • City of Rockwall
    • Coventry First Health PPO
    • Coventry/First Health Workers Comp
    • Galaxy Health Network PPO
    • HealthScope (DART)
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial OA
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial PPO
    • Humana HMO Medicare Adv
    • Humana PPO Medicare Adv
    • Medicare Dallas
    • Medicare Railroad
    • Medicare Rest Of Texas
    • Medicare Tarrant
    • Molina Medicaid Star Plans
    • Molina Medicaid Star Plus Plans
    • Molina Medicare Adv HMO
    • Molina Medicare Adv MMP
    • Molina Medicare Adv PPO
    • Molina Medicare Adv PPO
    • MolinaMedicaidChip
    • MultiPlan (Beech Street) PPO
    • QuickTrip HMO
    • Superior Medicaid Chip Plans
    • Superior Medicaid Star Plans
    • Superior Medicaid StarHealth Plans
    • Superior Medicaid StarPlus Plans
    • Superior Medicare Adv HMO
    • Superior Medicare Adv MMP
    • Superior Medicare Adv PPO
    • Superior Medicare Adv SNP
    • SWHR Humana MA ACO
    • SWHR NextGenACO 2019
    • SWHR NextGenACO 2020
    • SWHR TexasHealth Aetna ACO
    • Tricare Humana Military Prime
    • Tricare Humana Military Standard
    • TriWest Choice VA
    • UHC AARP NTSP Medicare
    • UHC Commercial HMO
    • UHC Commercial POS
    • UHC Commercial PPO
    • USA Commercial PPO
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