About John Siliski, MD

Dr. John Siliski focuses on all knee conditions, including arthritis, and fractures of the hip. He is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Siliski is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He earned his BA from Harvard College in 1973 and his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1977. He completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. Following his residency, Dr. Siliski completed his first fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Orthopaedic Surgery and a second AO Fellowship in Europe.

Dr. Siliski treats fractures and arthritic conditions of the hip. He also treats all knee conditions and performs joint replacement, arthroscopy, ligament repair and reconstruction, fracture management, osteotomies, and patellofemoral realignment.

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Mass General Orthopaedics: Hawthorne Place
One Hawthorne Place
Suite 105
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8441

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. Siliski's research activities are focused on the clinical study of lower extremity joint surgery and outcomes. Currently, he is working on several studies related to joint replacement.


  • Select Publications:

    • Plancher KD, Siliski J. Long-term functional results and complications in patients with knee dislocations. J Knee Surg. 2008 Oct;21(4):261-8.
    • Lonner JH, Siliski JM, Della Valle C, DiCesare P, Lotke PA. Role of knee aspiration after resection of the infected total knee arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2001 Apr;30(4):305-9.
    • Gittell JH, Fairfield KM, Bierbaum B, Head W, Jackson R, Kelly M, Laskin R, Lipson S, Siliski J, Thornhill T, Zuckerman J. Impact of relational coordination on quality of care, postoperative pain and functioning, and length of stay: a nine-hospital study of surgical patients. Med Care. 2000 Aug;38(8):807-19.
    • Lonner JH, Dupuy DE, Siliski JM. Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging with operative findings in acute traumatic dislocations of the adult knee. J Orthop Trauma. 2000 Mar-Apr;14(3):183-6.
    • Lonner JH, Siliski JM, Lotke PA. Simultaneous femoral osteotomy and total knee arthroplasty for treatment of osteoarthritis associated with severe extra-articular deformity. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000 Mar;82(3):342-8.

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