William V. Arnold M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Arnold is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon.  He specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery and serves as a Clinical Instructor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Arnold completed his orthopaedic internship, residency and fellowship training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.   He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.  He is a dedicated researcher of orthopaedics and has authored numerous publications including peer-reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles, as well as book chapters.  

Dr. Arnold’s goal is to restore function and active lifestyles for his patients while utilizing the safest, most effective and advanced treatment options.  

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:

Hip:

  • 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

 

Knee:

  • 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

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, College of Graduate Studies
  • Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University, College of Graduate Studies
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha – Medical Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Editorial Board Member for The Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Guest Reviewer for The Journal of Rheumatology

Education

  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, College of Graduate Studies
  • Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University, College of Graduate Studies
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha – Medical Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Editorial Board Member for The Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Guest Reviewer for The Journal of Rheumatology

More Information

Key Contact Information

Surgical Scheduler(Northeast):  215-992-3413

Surgical Scheduler (Bensalem):  215-454-2101

Medical Questions:  215-992-4978

Billing Inquiries:  267-339-3558

Publications

Publications and Presentations

  • Research Articles
  • Risbud, M.V., Tech, M., Izzo, M.W., Adams, C.S., Arnold, W.V., Hilibrand, A.S., Vresilovic, E.J., Vaccaro, A.R., Albert, T.J., and Shapiro, I.M.  2003.  An Organ Culture System for the Study of the Nucleus Pulposus: Description of the System and Evaluation of the Cells.  Spine  (in revision).

 

  • Anderson, D.G., Izzo, M.W., Hall, D.J., Vaccaro, A.R., Hilibrand, A.S., Arnold, W.V., Tuan, R.S., and Albert, T.J.  2002.  Comparative Gene Expression Profiling of Normal and Degenerative Discs: Analysis of a Rabbit Annular Laceration Model.  Spine  27(12):1291-1296.
  • Arnold, W.V., Fertala, A., Sieron, A.L., Hattori, H., Mechling, D., Bächinger, H.P., and Prockop, D.J.  1998.  Recombinant Procollagen II: Deletion of D Period Segments Identifies Sequences That Are Required for Helix Stabilization and Generates a Temperature-sensitive N-Proteinase Cleavage Site.  J. Biol. Chem. 273: 31822-31828.

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Bächinger, H.P., Mechling, D., and Prockop, D.J.  1997.  A cDNA Cassette System for the Synthesis of Recombinant Procollagens. Variants of Procollagen II Lacking a D-Period are Secreted as Triple-Helical Monomers.  Matrix Biology  16: 105-116.
  • Li, S-W., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Hojima, Y., Arnold, W.V., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  93: 5127-5130.

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II.  Ann NY Acad. Sci.  785: 204-205.
  • Research Abstracts

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II.Poster Presentation - Keystone Symposia on the Molecular and Developmental Biology of the Extracellular Matrix, 1996.
  • Li, S-W., Sieron, A.L., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation - East Coast Connective Tissue Society Meeting, 1996.

 

  • Sieron, A.L., Li, S-W., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation - The Sixth International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathology of the Matrix, 1996.
  • Sieron, A.L., Li, S-W., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Terminal Peptidase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation -The Fifteenth FECTS Meeting, 1996

 

  •             Arnold, W.V. and Prockop, D.J.  1995.  Creation of a DNA Cassette System for             Assembling Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Type II Collagens.
  • Poster Presentation - East Coast Connective Tissue Society Meeting, 1995.

 

  • Research Platform Presentation
  • Arnold, W.V., Bächinger, H.P., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Mechling, D., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Circular Dichroism Analysis of Novel Recombinant Type II Procollagens.  Oral Presentation - The Sixth International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathology of the Matrix, 1996.

 

  • Membership in Societies
    • Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical Honor Society

 

  • Academic Honors/Awards
  • Residency
    • Recipient of the Philip Syng Physick Award
      • Awarded annually by the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to a chief resident for outstanding research

 

  • Medical School/Graduate School
    • Recipient of the Everett J. Gordon Prize in Orthopaedic Surgery - 1998
    • Recipient of the Ralph Heimer Award - 1995
      • Awarded annually in recognition of achievement of excellence in graduate                      studies in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 

 

Publications

Publications and Presentations

  • Research Articles
  • Risbud, M.V., Tech, M., Izzo, M.W., Adams, C.S., Arnold, W.V., Hilibrand, A.S., Vresilovic, E.J., Vaccaro, A.R., Albert, T.J., and Shapiro, I.M.  2003.  An Organ Culture System for the Study of the Nucleus Pulposus: Description of the System and Evaluation of the Cells.  Spine  (in revision).

 

  • Anderson, D.G., Izzo, M.W., Hall, D.J., Vaccaro, A.R., Hilibrand, A.S., Arnold, W.V., Tuan, R.S., and Albert, T.J.  2002.  Comparative Gene Expression Profiling of Normal and Degenerative Discs: Analysis of a Rabbit Annular Laceration Model.  Spine  27(12):1291-1296.
  • Arnold, W.V., Fertala, A., Sieron, A.L., Hattori, H., Mechling, D., Bächinger, H.P., and Prockop, D.J.  1998.  Recombinant Procollagen II: Deletion of D Period Segments Identifies Sequences That Are Required for Helix Stabilization and Generates a Temperature-sensitive N-Proteinase Cleavage Site.  J. Biol. Chem. 273: 31822-31828.

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Bächinger, H.P., Mechling, D., and Prockop, D.J.  1997.  A cDNA Cassette System for the Synthesis of Recombinant Procollagens. Variants of Procollagen II Lacking a D-Period are Secreted as Triple-Helical Monomers.  Matrix Biology  16: 105-116.
  • Li, S-W., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Hojima, Y., Arnold, W.V., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  93: 5127-5130.

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II.  Ann NY Acad. Sci.  785: 204-205.
  • Research Abstracts

 

  • Arnold, W.V., Sieron, A.L., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II.Poster Presentation - Keystone Symposia on the Molecular and Developmental Biology of the Extracellular Matrix, 1996.
  • Li, S-W., Sieron, A.L., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation - East Coast Connective Tissue Society Meeting, 1996.

 

  • Sieron, A.L., Li, S-W., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation - The Sixth International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathology of the Matrix, 1996.
  • Sieron, A.L., Li, S-W., Kahn, M.T., Arnold, W.V., Sahm, K., Fertala, A., Hojima,Y., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  The C-Terminal Peptidase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation -The Fifteenth FECTS Meeting, 1996

 

  •             Arnold, W.V. and Prockop, D.J.  1995.  Creation of a DNA Cassette System for             Assembling Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Type II Collagens.
  • Poster Presentation - East Coast Connective Tissue Society Meeting, 1995.

 

  • Research Platform Presentation
  • Arnold, W.V., Bächinger, H.P., Sieron, A.L., Fertala, A., Mechling, D., and Prockop, D.J.  1996.  Circular Dichroism Analysis of Novel Recombinant Type II Procollagens.  Oral Presentation - The Sixth International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathology of the Matrix, 1996.

 

  • Membership in Societies
    • Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical Honor Society

 

  • Academic Honors/Awards
  • Residency
    • Recipient of the Philip Syng Physick Award
      • Awarded annually by the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to a chief resident for outstanding research

 

  • Medical School/Graduate School
    • Recipient of the Everett J. Gordon Prize in Orthopaedic Surgery - 1998
    • Recipient of the Ralph Heimer Award - 1995
      • Awarded annually in recognition of achievement of excellence in graduate                      studies in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 

 

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