MICHAEL R. TRACY, M.D.

Michael Tracy, MD, MHA, is an attending orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon with Coordinated Health Scranton Orthopaedics, Director of Orthopaedics at Moses Taylor Hospital, and a clinical assistant professor at Geisinger Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tracy is a Scranton native and graduated valedictorian from West Scranton High School.  He then attended the University of Scranton, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Philosophy summa cum laude.  Dr. Tracy spent one year in Wellington, New Zealand, on a Fulbright Fellowship.  After returning to the United States, he completed a master’s degree in molecular evolutionary biology at The Pennsylvania State University and an MD degree at the University of Pennsylvania.  He received his orthopaedic training at Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and subsequently pursued a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Most recently, Dr. Tracy completed a Master of Health Administration from Ohio University.

Dr. Tracy is the only orthopaedic surgeon operating out of the Scranton area hospitals to have completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery.  His elective clinical practice is limited to shoulder and elbow surgery for children, adolescents, and adults.  Dr. Tracy sees patients of all ages and activity levels for both acute and chronic problems of the shoulder and elbow.  He has extensive training and experience with sports injuries affecting the shoulder and elbow, management of shoulder rotator cuff tears and arthritis, and treatment of fractures in children and adults.  Dr. Tracy’s expertise includes, but is not limited to, surgical management of shoulder instability in athletes, Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction, rotator cuff repair surgery, and anatomic and reverse shoulder replacement.

Dr. Tracy also maintains strong interests in medical education and administration.  Dr. Tracy has given multiple seminars for the public and regularly lectures to college, medical, and pre-professional students.  He also travels throughout the country teaching residents and practicing surgeons techniques in shoulder replacement.  Dr. Tracy is actively involved in the Medical Executive Committee at Moses Taylor Hospital.  He and his team were successful in obtaining Joint Commission Certification for Shoulder Replacement for Moses Taylor Hospital.

Outside of his professional activities, Dr. Tracy enjoys spending time with his three children.  He runs both road races and obstacle races, participates in extreme fitness programs, and enjoys reading science fiction and the history of physics and mathematics.

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Dr. Tracy Teaches Surgeons About Shoulder Replacement
Coordinated Health Scranton Orthopedics shoulder surgeon, Michael Tracy MD, MHA, recently hosted Dr. Woodley Desir from Binghamton, NY, for a surgeon visitation at Moses Taylor Hospital.  Dr. Tracy demonstrated shoulder joint replacement procedures in the lab and in the operating room.  Dr. Tracy is the Director of Orthopedics at Moses Taylor Hospital, which was recently awarded Certification in Shoulder Joint Replacement from the Joint Commission.  

Dr. Tracy is also the only local orthopedic surgeon to have completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery.  To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tracy or any of the other surgeons at Coordinated Health Scranton Orthopedics, please call 570-307-1767

Michael Tracy MD, MHA 

 

Dr. Tracy Helps Develop Next Generation Surgical Instruments
Dr. Tracy was recently invited to the headquarters of Integra LifeSciences Corporation in Austin, Texas. Dr. Tracy was asked to evaluate and provide feedback on the next generation of instruments to be used for shoulder joint replacement.

As the only fellowship trained shoulder and elbow surgeon in Scranton and the surrounding communities, Dr. Tracy is trusted by his patients to provide the highest level of orthopedic treatment for shoulder and elbow disorders. To make an appointment with Dr. Tracy, please call 570-307-1767

 

Dr. Tracy Invited to Train Surgeons
Dr. Tracy was recently invited to be the faculty surgeon at the inaugural Habakkuk Orthopedic Summit in Sulphur, Oklahoma. Dr. Tracy gave a lecture on shoulder joint replacement entitled, "Clinical Experience with and Benefits of Diaphyseal Humeral Fixation for Shoulder Arthroplasty." He then demonstrated surgical techniques for shoulder joint replacement to local surgeons and physician assistants. 


Dr. Tracy Invited to National Symposium
Dr. Tracy (center) was recently invited to the Arthrex elbow symposium in Naples Florida.  The symposium addressed the latest advances in elbow surgery including elbow arthroscopy and tommy john ligament reconstruction.  Dr. Tracy is the only orthopedic surgeon in our area to have completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery.

 

Dr. Tracy Presents to Gifted Class at North Pocono
Dr. Michael Tracy recently visited North Pocono Intermediate School and made a presentation to children in the gifted program. The students enjoyed the presentation, in particular having the chance to see examples of joint replacements. Read the full release.

 

Dr. Tracy Invited to Share His Expertise with Other Surgeons
Michael Tracy, M.D. was on faculty at the recent DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine, Comprehensive Shoulder Course in Las Vegas, Nevada. The course was attended by orthopedic surgeons from around the country. Dr. Tracy presented a lecture on subscapularis tears and demonstrated techniques for arthroscopic shoulder surgery and shoulder replacement.


Dr. Tracy is pictured with other faculty who were on staff for the 2-day event.