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Vincent F. Deeney, MD

Job Title Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5530 Phone
412-692-6088 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1976 Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University


1982 Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

Peabody Fellowship:

1985 Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School


  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Academic Orthopaedic Society
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Gill, Roop, B.M, Kinsella, Christopher R., Lin, Alexander Y., Grunwaldt, Lorelei J., Jiang, Shao, Deeney, Vincent F., Losee, Joseph: Aceullular Dermal Matrix in the Treatment and prevention of Exposed Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Ribs (VEPTR), Spine, Volume 36, Number 8, pp. E563-E567, 2011, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Roop Gill, B.M., Christopher R. Kinsella Jr, M.D., Alexander Y Lin, M.D., Lorelei J Grunwaldt, M.D., Shao Jiang, M.D., Vincent F Deeney, M.D., Joseph E Losee, M.D.,: Acellular Dermal Matrix in the Treatment and Prevention of Exposed Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Ribs (VEPTR).  Spine Journal 100657R1 (pub med).
  • Motoyama, E.K., Yang, C.I., Deeney, V.F.: Thoracic Malformation with Early Onset Scoliosis: Effect of Serial VEPTR Expansion Thoracoplasty on Lung Growth and Function in Children. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 10 (2009)12-17.

Research Interests

  • The biology of soft tissues during limb lengthening
  • Manipulation of growth of the vertebral body to correct spinal deformity
  • Pediatric trauma (clinical outcome studies)

Clinical Specialties

  • Pediatric orthopaedics
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal deformity
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Leg length inequality
Last Update
June 15, 2012
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Last Update
June 15, 2012