Jack Abboudi, M.D.

Dr. Abboudi graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1994. After completing his orthopaedic surgery residency training, he spent an additional year training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity, both at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

As a Robert Wood Johnson Merit Scholar, Dr. Abboudi received a full academic scholarship for medical school and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honor society.

As part of the academic faculty at Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Abboudi is involved with the education of orthopaedic residents and medical students.  Dr. Abboudi has a special interest in disorders and injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, including arthroscopy and microsurgery.  He works closely with our on-site hand therapy service to provide optimum care and convenience to his patients.

Professional Profile

  • Undergraduate, Yeshiva University
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College
Professional Associations
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society



Abboudi J, Zelouf D. Dupuytren’s Contracture. MasterCases in Hand and Wrist Surgery. Ed: Plancher KD and Sennett BJ. Thieme Medical Publishers, chapter 27 (New York, NY) 2004.

Ross JL, Bellus G, Scott CI, Abboudi J, Grigelioniene, G. Mesomelic and rhizomelic short stature: The phenotype of combined Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis and achondroplasia or hypochondroplasia. Am. J Med. Genetics. 9999:1-6, 2002.

Ross JL, Scott C, Marttila P, Kowal K, Nass A, Papenhausen P, Abboudi J, Osterman AL, Kushner H, Carter P, Ezaki M, Elder F, Wei F, Chen H, Zinn AR.  Phenotypes associated with SHOX deficiency. J Clin. Endocrinology Metabolism. 86(12):5674-5680, 2001.

Abboudi J, Culp RW. Arthroscopic assisted distal radius fracture management.  Orthop. Clin. North Am. Ed: Wolfe SW. (Philadelphia, PA) 32(2):307-315, 2001.

Abboudi J, Zelouf D. Distal radioulnar joint contracture: Origin and management. Atlas of the Hand Clinics. 6(1):51-60, 2001.

Abboudi J, Kupcha P. Supination lag for the diagnosis of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Foot and Ankle Inter. 19:570, 1998.

Abboudi J, Rubenstein D. Rotator cuff tears: A review of diagnosis and treatment. Jefferson Orthop. J. 27: 18-25, 1998.

Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick WH. Forearm abscess presenting as a malignant fibrous histiocytoma five years following wrist external-fixation. Jefferson Orthop. J. 27: 26-28, 1998.

Abboudi J. Method for the analysis of the passive range of motion at the elbow. 1992 Summer Research Report of Accomplishments. UMDNJ Publications. Article 1.

Abboudi J. Preliminary development of a composite collagen/poly lactic acid anterior cruciate ligament prosthesis. 1991 Summer Research Report of Accomplishments. UMDNJ Publications. Article 1.

Said J, Abboudi J, Gallant G, Jones C, Kirkpatrick W, Liss F, Rivlin M, Takei RR, Wang M, Silverman M, Foltz C, Ilyas AM. Prospective Evaluation of Sleep Improvement After Cubital Tunnel Decompression Surgery. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019 Jan 23.

Hozack BA, Abboudi J, Gallant G, Jones CM, Kirkpatrick W, Liss FE, Rivlin M, Takei TR, Wang ML, Silverman M, Foltz C, Ilyas AM.  Prospective Evaluation of Opioid Consumption Following Cubital Tunnel Decompression Surgery.  Hand (N Y). 2019 Jan;14(1):42-47.

Graham JG, Rivlin M, Abboudi J, Lutsky K, Beredjiklian PK.  Delayed, Atraumatic Index Metacarpal Fracture After Trapeziectomy and Suture-Button Suspensionplasty for Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: A Report of Three Cases. J Hand Surg. May, 24, 2018.

Hozack BA, Abboudi J, Gallant G, Jones CM, Kirkpatrick W, Liss FE, Rivlin M, Takei TR, Wang ML, Silverman M, Foltz C, Ilyas AM. Prospective Evaluation of Opioid Consumption Following Cubital Tunnel Decompression Surgery. Hand (N Y). 2018 Sep.

Miller AJ, Jones CM, Martin DP, Liss FE, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick WH, Beredjiklian PK. Reliability of Metacarpal Subsidence Measurements after Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroplasty. J Hand Microsurg. 2018 Apr;10(1):22-25.

Miller AJ, Livesey M, Martin DP, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick WH, Liss FE, Jones CM, Wang ML, Matzon JL, Ilyas AM. Thumb Basal Joint Arthroplasty: Prospective Comparison of Perioperative Analgesia and Opioid Consumption. Orthopedics. 2018 May 1;41(3):e410-e415.

Tulipan JE, Kim N, Abboudi J, Jones C, Liss F, Kirkpatrick W, Rivlin M, Wang ML, Matzon J, Ilyas AM. Open Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes: Performed Wide Awake Versus Sedation. J Hand Microsurg. 2017 Aug;9(2):74-79.

 Kirkpatrick W, Abboudi J, Kim N, Medina J, Maltenfort M, Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Beredjiklian PK. An Assessment of Online Reviews of Hand Surgeons. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2017 May;5(3):139-144.

Lutsky KF, Jones C, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Liss F, Leinberry C, Ilyas A, Martin D, Berediklian P. Incidence of Glove Perforation During Hand Surgical Procedures. J Hand Surg Am. Vol 42: 840e1-5, 2017.

Tulipan JE, Kim N, Abboudi J, Jones C, Liss F, Kirkpatrick W, Matzon J, Rivlin M, Wang M, Ilyas A.  Prospective Evaluation of Sleep Improvement Following Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery. J Hand Surg Am.  Vol 42: 390e1-6, May 2017.

Abboudi J, Sandilands SM, Hoffler CE, Kirkpatrick W, Emper W. Technique for Intramedullary Stabilization of Ulnar Neck Fractures. Hand. ,2017.

Jones CM, Ramsey RW, Ilyas A, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Kalina T, Leinberry C. Safe Return to Driving After Volar Plating of Distal Radial Fractures. J Hand Surg. Vol 42(9): 700-704, 2017.

 Miller AJ, Jones C, Liss F, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Beredjiklian P.  Qualitative Evaluation of Digital Hand X-rays is Not a Reliable Method to Assess Bone Mineral Density.  Arch J Bone Joint Surg. Vol 5(1) January:10-13, 2017.

 Kim N, Matzon JL, Abboudi J, Jones C, Kirkpatrick W, Leinberry CF, Liss FE, Lutsky KF, Wang ML, Maltenfort M, Ilyas AM.  A Prospective Evaluation of Opioid Utilization After Upper-Extremity Surgical Procedures: Identifying Consumption Patterns and Determining Prescribing Guidelines.  J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2016 Oct 19; 98(20):e89.

Abboudi J, Jones CM.  Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Extension Block Splint.  Hand.  Vol. 11(2) 152–160.  2016.

Ketonis C, Kim N, Liss F, Zmistowski B, Matzon J, Leinberry C, Wang M, Jones C, Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick W, Ilyas AM.  Wide Awake Trigger Finger Release Surgery: Prospective Comparison of Lidocaine, Marcaine, and Exparel.  Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun;11(2):177-83.  

Abboudi J, Kirkpatrick WH, Schroeder J.  Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound bone stimulator treatment for symptomatic distal phalangeal shaft fracture nonunion.  JBJS Case Connect. 5(3), 2015.

Miller AJ, Rivlin M, Kirkpatrick W, Abboudi J, Jones C. Fingertip amputation treatment: a survey study. Am J Orthop. 44(9): 390, 2015.  E331-E339.

 Wang, ML, Vosbikian MM, Abboudi J, Beredjiklian PK. Treatment of a Chronic Multidrug-Resistant Cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae Infection of the Hand with Wide Debridement and Skin-Grafting: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 12;4(4):e102, Nov 2014.

















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