Physician Profile: Anthony C. Falvello, DO

Anthony C. Falvello, DO

Anthony Falvello, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Total Hip & Knee Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Trauma, General Orthopaedics

Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates is proud to welcome Dr. Anthony Falvello as of January 1, 2021. Dr. Falvello brings over 10 years of orthopaedic excellence to the practice and will enhance accessibility to quality orthopaedic care specifically in Sussex County. Dr. Falvello will be serving the Southern Delaware communities with POA locations in Seaford and Millsboro and provide patients with an unmatched orthopaedic experience for a wide range of injuries and conditions.

Dr. Falvello is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He specializes in total hip and knee joint arthroplasty, orthopaedic trauma as well as general orthopaedics. Dr. Falvello performs direct anterior total hip arthroplasty and focuses on narcotic sparing as well as rapid recovery hip and knee replacements. 

Dr. Falvello completed a Bachelor of Science at the Pennsylvania State University and his Medical Doctorate at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Falvello selected UPMC Pinnacle Health Systems for a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery where he also held position of Co-Chief Resident. He had additional training in Orthopaedic Trauma and Foot and Ankle at Hershey Medical Center as well as Pediatric Orthopaedics at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. 

Curriculum Vitae

Board Certification:
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 
UPMC Pinnacle Health Systems
Harrisburg, PA
Co-Chief Orthopaedic Resident: 2009-2010
Orthopaedic Resident: 2006-2009

Post Graduate Training
Orthopaedic Trauma and Foot and Ankle
Milton Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Orthopaedic Pediatrics
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Internship:
Traditional Osteopathic Rotating Internship 
UPMC Pinnacle Health Systems
Harrisburg, PA
Completed: 2005-2006

Medical School:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Philadelphia, PA 
Completed: 2005

Undergraduate:
B.S. Biology with a Vertebrae Physiology Option 
Pennsylvania State University 
University Park, PA
Completed: 1989

Licenses:
State of Delaware
State of Pennsylvania

Professional Organizations:
American Osteopathic Association
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society 

Publications:
“Use of Tantalum Trabecular Metal Interbody Implants in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Plating” Pennsylvania Spine Institute, Harrisburg, PA 

“An Investigational Study Utilizing Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa for Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms”
Research Team Leader: 2003-2004 
Research Team Member: 2000-2005
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Presentations:

2019 Physician Guest Lecturer
“Bodies in Motion”
55+ Seminar
Dover, DE

2014 Physician Lecturer
“Solutions for Back and Neck Pain”
Coordinated Health Regional Office, Hazleton, PA

2012 Physician Lecturer
“Shoulder Injuries in the Throwing Athlete”
Coordinated Health Regional Office, Hazleton, PA

2011 Physician Lecturer
“Osteoporosis, Hip Fractures and Related Injuries”
Community Outreach Program
Greater Hazleton Health and Wellness Center

2010 to 2011 Physician Lecturer
Healthy Steps Program
Monthly Community Directed Total Joint Arthroplasty Educational Program
Greater Hazleton Health Alliance

2010 Physician Lecturer
“Common Orthopedic Work-Related Injuries”
Hazleton Health and Wellness Center

2009 Lecturer
“Hip Pain in the Young Adult” and “The Current Status of Locked Plating”
UPMC Pinnacle Health System Orthopedic Grand rounds

2008 Lecturer
“Literature Review and Case Presentations in Total Disc Arthroplasty”
UPMC Pinnacle Health System Orthopedic Grand Rounds

2007 Lecturer
“Trends in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty”
UPMC Pinnacle Health System Orthopedic Grand Rounds

Other Professional Experience:

2014, 2015, 2017 Certificate of Completion
DePuy Orthopaedics Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty Course
Joel Matta MD Director
LasVegas, NV and Allentown, PA

July 2012 – December 2013
Host and Producer “Orthopedics on Call”
Channel 13 Local Cable TV Show
Topics Included: “Hip Pain and Degenerative Conditions, Treatments for Low Back Pain, Solutions for Knee Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Risk of Fractures”, and others
Hazleton, PA

Guest Speaker
The Sam Lesante Show
Hazleton, PA
Multiple Appearances 2010-2017

2009 Certificate of Completion
Smith and Nephew Training Course in Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty and Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty

2008 Certificate of Completion
Kyphon Training Course in Vertebral Kyphoplasty

2004-2005 Volunteer
Orthopedic Oncology Team
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Community Service:

Associate Board Member CanDo Community Foundation
2013- present
A Hazleton, PA based volunteer foundation focused on community enrichment and restoration

Volunteer 2012, 2013
The Hazleton Integration Project
A foundation organized by Joe Maddon (MLB Manager for Chicago Cubs and formerly Tampa Bay Rays) that is focused on integration of the Spanish community in Hazleton, PA

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