Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

J. Milo Sewards, MD

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Residency Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopic surgery and reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee
  • Open shoulder and knee reconstruction
  • Tendon and ligament repair
Research Interests
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques
  • Outcomes research in sports medicine
  • Medical education
  • MD, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Awards and Honors
  • International Physician Exchange Program, United States Department of State, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia
  • International Physician Exchange Program, United States Department of State, Sana’a, Yemen
  • Promoted to Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy
  • Eadie Award as Honor Graduate, Naval Officer Indoctrination School, Newport, RI
  • OREF Journal Club Grant, Temple Department of Orthopaedics
  • Superceded to Lieutenant, United States Navy Reserve
  • Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College
  • Ensign, United States Navy Reserve
  • Golden Key Honor Society, Penn State University
  • Commander, United States Navy Reserve
  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Navy Achievement Medal


Selected Publications

Book Chapters: Sewards JM. Orthopaedic Tests, Signs, and Maneuvers. In: Nelson F, ed. A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology. 8th ed. Saunders. 2014.

Jennings J, Tosti R, Sewards JM. Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. In: Park JY, ed. Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow. Springer. 2015.