John R. Schnell, M.D.

Dr. Schnell is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY and went on to complete his fellowship in Primary and Revision Total Joint Surgery at the Ruben Institute of Advanced Orthopaedics at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Schnell dedicates himself to individualized patient care, focusing on the well-being and unique needs of each of his patients. 

The joint replacement surgeons at Rothman Orthopaedics collectively perform over 17,000 hip and knee procedures each year in both an inpatient and outpatient capacity. They continue to lead the way in advanced technologies and procedures, providing our patients with the safest, most effective methods to get you back to what you were.  Services offered include:


  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Posterior Hip Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Hip Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Hip Replacement
  • Anterolateral Approach
  • Direct Lateral Approach



  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Rapid Recovery Knee Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Knee Replacement
  • Quad Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

Key Contact Information

Surgical Scheduler:  609-528-3711
Medical Questions:  609-581-2200
Billing Inquiries:  267-339-3558

Professional Profile

  • Undergraduate: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
  • Medical: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
  • General Surgery Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
  • Primary & Revision Total Joint Surgery Fellowship: Ruben Institute of Advanced Orthopaedics at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Hospital Affiliations
  • New Jersey Surgery Center, Mercerville, New Jersey
  • Capital Health System, Hopewell, New Jersey
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, New Jersey
  • St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey
  • St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Professional Associations
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Diplomate
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Mercer County Medical Society

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