Physician Profile: Scott Gelman, MD

Scott Gelman, MD

Scott Gelman, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip & Knee Joint Reconstruction | Complex Joint Revision | Fracture Care

Dr. Scott Gelman, joined Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates on September 1, 2021, is the perfect addition to expand our Joint Replacement service line. Formerly practicing in Frederick, Maryland, Dr. Gelman will complement our successful arthroplasty program with a special interest in rapid recovery and advanced pain control, anterior hip replacement and total knee replacement as well as complex revisions of failed hip and knee replacements. He also has an interest in fracture care and will be assisting with our orthopaedic trauma coverage at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional.  Dr. Gelman believes in an individualized, patient centered approach that focuses on returning each patient to their maximum function.

Dr. Gelman completed his Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Biology at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD and his Medical Doctorate Degree the Geisinger Commonwealth College of Medicine, in Scranton, PA. Dr. Gelman selected Summa Health in Akron, OH to complete a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. Also, during his time in Ohio, Dr. Gelman was a clinical instructor at Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Dr. Gelman has contributed to several publications including those featured in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma as well as presented in various forums on a wide range of topics from the effect of a high HbA1c level on postoperative total shoulder arthroplasty infections to performing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in an ambulatory surgery center.

Curriculum Vitae

Residency:
Summa Health
Akron, OH
2014-2019

Medical School:
Geisinger Commonwealth College of Medicine
Scranton, PA
2010-2014

Undergraduate:
Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology
McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
2004-2008

License:
State of Maryland
State of Ohio

Publications:
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2020; Tibial Intramedullary Nail From a Suprapatellar Approach in a Semi-Extended Position. Darnley JE, Petersen KA, Siesel, C, Gelma, S, Miller ET.

Hand 2012; Minimally Invasive Partial Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture. Gelman S, Schlenker R, Jacoby SM, Shin EK, Culp RW.

Journal of Wrist Surgery 2012; Proximal Row Carpectomy Combined with Wrist Hemiarthroplasty. Culp R, BAchoura A, Gelman S, Jacoby SM.

Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 2012; Minimally Invasive Partial Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture. Gelman S, Schlenker R, Jacoby SM, Shin EK, Culp RW.

Exp Eye Res 2010; The Presence and Distribution of Elastin in the Posterior and Retrobulbar Regions of the Mouse Eye. Gelman S, Cone FE, Pease ME, Nguyen TD, Myers K, Quigley HA.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011; Calibration of the TonoLab Tonometer in Mice with Spontaneous or Experimental Glaucoma. Pease ME, Cone FE, Gelman S, Son JL, Quigley HA.

Exp Eye Res 2011; Lack of Neuroprotection against Experimental Glaucoma in c-Jun N-terminal Kinase 3 Knockout Mice. Quigley HA, Cone FE, Gelman S, Yang Z, Son JL, Oglesby EN, PEase ME, Zack DJ.

Exp Eye Res 2010; The in Vitro Response of the Mouse Sclera. Myers KM, Cone FE, Quigley HA, Gelman S, PEase ME, Nguyen TD.

Exp Eye Res 2010; Differential Susceptibility to Experimental Glaucoma Among Three Mouse Strains using Bead and Viscoelastic Injections. Cone FE, Gelman S, Son JL, Pease ME, Quigley HA.

Presentations:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2018); “Is Outpatient Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Safe to Perform at an Ambulatory Surgery Center? A Comparative Study of Early Post-Operative Complications.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2018); “Scoliosis is Associated with Increased Likelihood of Total Hip Arthroplasty Prior to Age Sixty-Five.”

Ohio Orthopaedic Society Resident Papers Contest (2017); “Variability in Operative Time and Cost of Irrigation Methods.”

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2017); “Arthroscopic Iliopsoas Release For Iliopsoas Impingement After Total Hip Arthroplasty.”

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2017); “ACGME Case Logs- Are Splint Application and Fusion for Spine Deformity Equivalent?”

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2017); “Variability in Operative Time and Cost of Irrigation Methods.”

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting (2017); “Cost Comparison Analysis of Biopsy Techniques.”

Akron Orthopaedic Research Day (2016); “Variability in Operative Time and Cost of Irrigation Methods.”

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2016); “The Effect of HgbA1C On Postoperative Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Infections.”

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2015); “Higher HbA1c Levels Indicate Higher Risk of Postoperative Infection Following Surgical Treatment of Ankle Fractures.”

Akron Orthopaedic Research Day (2015); “Higher HbA1c Levels Indicate Higher Risk of Postoperative Infection Following Surgical Treatment of Ankle Fractures.”

Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting (2012); “Minimally Invasive Partial Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture.”

Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Annual Research Day (2012); “Assessment and Evaluation of Breastfeeding Rates and Education in a Small Northeast Pennsylvania Community.”

The America ASsociation of Hand Surgery Annual Meeting (2012); “Distal Radius Arthroplasty combined with Proximal Row Carpectomy.”

The Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting (2010); ” Differential susceptibility to experimental glaucoma amount three mouse strains using bead and viscoelastic injections.”

The Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting (2009); “The Presence and Distribution of Elastin in the Posterior and Retrobulbar Regions of the Mouse Eye.”

The Annual Wilmer Research Meeting (2009); “The Presence and Distribution of Elastin in the Posterior and Retrobulbar Regions of the Mouse Eye.”

Awards and Honors:

  • Mid-American Orthopaedic Association Multipurpose Resident Grant for an Adult Reconstruction Visiting Residency Opportunity
  • Resident Teacher of the the Year Award (2016)
  • Orthopaedic in Training Exam (OITE) 96th Percentile (PGY-2) & 93rd Percentile (PGY-4)
  • The Commonwealth Medical College, Class of 2014 Research Award
  • M. Ebad Hasan Memorial Award: Medical College of Georgia STAR Program Award- recognizes the individual who best “enriched the program with their presence, involvement and commitment, while always finding time to touch the lives of others through their friendship, patience, and respect.”
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