Dr. Leonard D’Addesi is an Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist. He is from the Philadelphia area and continues to serve the community he loves. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University. Dr. D’Addesi attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Temple University Hospital, Abington Hospital, and Shriner’s Hospital for children. Dr. D’Addesi completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center. He is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and notably has a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Leonard D'Addesi has journal article and textbook chapter publications in the field of General Orthopedics and Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, and is a member of local and national Orthopedic Societies. Dr. D’Addesi has lectured extensively on the diagnosis and treatment of upper extremity conditions as well as trauma. Dr. D’Addesi has staff privileges at the Huntingdon Valley Surgery Center, MUVE Joint Replacement Center, and Nazareth Hospital.
Dr. Leonard D’Addesi’s training from routine to highly complex problems gives him the tools necessary to perform simple to advanced surgical procedures from the shoulder to the fingertips in pediatric, adolescent and adult patients, including:
Carpal tunnel release
Trigger finger release
Tennis elbow releases
Thumb basal joint (CMC) reconstruction
Rotator cuff repair
Specialized nerve repair and transfers
Fractures and sprains
Knee, foot and ankle disorders
Trauma related injuries that include skin grafts and tissue (skin, muscle, tendon) transfers
Total joint replacement in the shoulder, elbow, wrist and digits (including computer navigation in shoulder replacements)
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) in amputee patients with phantom pain and neuromas
Dr. Leonard D'Addesi is married with three children and enjoys traveling with family. He plays tennis, has participated in multiple triathlons, and appreciates time watching his children play team tennis.