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The Young Team Doctor: My Experience with the Philadelphia Eagles

I was 6 weeks out from my orthopaedic residency training when I got the call from my Sports Medicine Fellowship director to meet him up at Lehigh University for the start of the Philadelphia Eagles training camp. Ok, despite the fact that there was only a minute’s notice, I was going to pack my bag for the 90-minute drive to my dream job. As a lifelong Eagles fan who was only a mediocre high school football player, this was as close as I was going to get to the NFL.

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Academy Fellows Cover Team USA During the 2017 Maccabiah World Games

The U.S. sports medicine team tended to 1,100 athletes during the Maccabiah World Games. The event, which takes places every four years in Israel, showcased 10,000 Jewish athletes from more than 80 nations.

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How Long Can You Put Off Treating Shoulder Pain?

How Long Can You Put Off Treating Shoulder Pain?

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The Advantages of The Oxford Partial Knee Replacement

The Advantages of The Oxford Partial Knee Replacement

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Elliott Leitman, M.D. featured in AAOS article

Elliott Leitman, M.D. recently interviewed Merrick Wetzler, M.D. a four-time medical chairman for the Maccabiah World Games. During the Games, in addition to providing team coverage, Dr. Wetzler handles phone calls and questions from athletes, trainers,

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Why Patellofemoral Replacement Is A Good Option

Why Patellofemoral Replacement Is A Good Option

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Knee replacement: Can the robot save you?

Knee replacement: Can the robot save you?

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Dr Elliot Lietman appointed to the Orthopaedic Advisory Board of Ortho-Preferred® program.

Dr Elliot Lietman appointed to the Orthopaedic Advisory Board of Ortho-Preferred® program. The Ortho-Preferred® Program was conceived by DT Preferred Group, LLC. The advisory board has been formed consisting of prominent Orthopaedic Surgeons knowledge

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Elliott H Leitman, MD Lt Col. USAF, Delaware Air National Guard

Board Certified : Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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Quick Bio

  • SGH/ Director of Clinical Service 166th Medical Group Delaware Air National Guard
  • Retired US Army Reserves 
  • Board Certified: American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Team Physician: Philadelphia Eagles 1997-98 
  • Philadelphia Flyers 1997-98 
  • Wilmington Blue Rocks 2007-2011 
  • Lincoln University 2006- present 
  • Maccabiah World Games, Team USA 2009,2017

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic joint reconstruction
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • General Orthopaedics, Shoulder

Meet the Physician

Medical School

  • Boston University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

  • 3B Orthopaedics, Philadelphia

Certification

  • Board Certified American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christiana Care

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America 
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Community Interests

  • Teen Cancer America 
  • Licensed Private Pilot 
  • Triathlete 
  • Cycling 
  • World travel

Honors

  • National Defense Service Ribbon 2003 
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 2003 
  • Christiana Care Physician Ambassador 2010