John P. Albright, MD

Medical Director of the Athletic Training Education Program
Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Professor of Health and Human Physiology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 160E OSMR
Iowa City, IA 52242


Resident, Ortho Surgery , Yale University School of Medicine(Yale-New Haven Hospital)
Fellow, Ortho Research, Mayo Clinic Foundation (J. Jowsey, Ph.D.)
Internship, General Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine (Yale-New Haven Hospital)
Fellow, Dept. of Anatomy (Research), University of Utah Medical School (Webster Jee, Ph.D.)
Resident, Ortho Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine (Hartford Hospital)
Chief Resident, Ortho Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident, Yale University School of Medicine (Newington Children's Hospital)
Fellow, Dept. of Surgery, Orthopaedics (Research), Yale-New Haven Hospital

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


`Albright, J. P. (2017). CORR Insights ® : Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee Shows Variable Anatomy in Pediatric Specimens. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. PMID: 28247330.

Chang, J., Scallon, G., Becket, M., Zavala, J., Wolf, B., Bollier, M. & Albright, J. (2017). Comparing the accuracy of high tibialosteotomies between computer navigation and conventional methods. Computer Assisted Surgery - Taylor and Francis Online, 22(1), 1-8. PMID: 27981853.

Beckert, M., Crebs, D., Nieto, M., Gao, Y. & Albright, J. (2016). Lateral patellofemoral ligament reconstruction to restore functional capacityin patients previously undergoing lateral retinacular release. World Journal of Clinical Cases, 4(8), 202-206. DOI: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i8.202.

MARS Group..., (2016). Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Predictors of Clinical Outcome After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 44(7), 1671-9. PMID: 27161867.

Beckert, M., Crebs, D., Nieto, M. & Albright, J. (2016). Functional outcomes of lateral patellofemoral ligament reconstruction (LPFL) for medical instability of the patella. World Journal of Clinical Cases, 4(8), 202-206.

Beckert, M., Albright, J., Zavala, J., Chang, J. & Albright, J. (2016). Clinical accuracy of J-sign measurementcompared to Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Iowa Orhopedics Journal, 36, 94-7. PMID: 27528843.

Edwards, A., Larson, E., Becket, M., Sahai, N. & Albright, J. (2016). TT-TG vs. modified LPE for determination oftibial tubercle transfer distance in Fulkerson osteotomy procedures. The Knee, 23(4), 712-5. PMID: 27184882.

Brophy, R., Haas, A., Huston, L., Nwosu, S. & Wright, R. (2015). Association of Meniscal Status, Lower Extremity Alignment, and Body Mass Index With Chondrosis at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine,(7), 1616-22. PMID: 25899434.

Crebs, D., Anthony, C., McCunniff, P., Nieto, M., Beckert, M. & Albright, J. (2015). Effectiveness of Fulkerson Osteotomy with Femoral Nerve Stimulation for Patients with Severe Femoral Trochlear Dysplasia. Iowa Orthopedic Journal,(35), 34-41. PMID: 26361442.

Matava, M., Arciero, R., Baumgarten, K., Carey, J., Deberadino, T., Hame, S., Hannafin, J., Miller, B., Nissen, C., Taft, T., Wolf, B., Wright, R. (2015). Multirater agreement of the causes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure: a radiographic and video analysis of the MARS cohort. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2(43), 310-9. PMID: 25537942.

Buckwalter, J., Bowman, G., Albright, J., Wolf, B. & Bollier, M. (2014). Clinical Outcomes of Patellar Chondral Lesions Treated with Juvenile Particulated Cartilage Allografts. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal,(34), 44-49.

Buckwalter, J., Bowamn, G., Albright, J., Wolf, B. & Bollier, M. (2014). Clinical outcomes of patellar chondral lesions treated with juvenile particulated cartilage allografts. Iowa Orthopedic Journal,(34), 44-49. PMID: 25328458.

Edwards, A., Larson, E. & Albright, J. (2014). Correlation of Radiological Patellofemoral indices with Tibial Tubercle Transfer Distance in Fulkerson Osteotomy Procedures. Iowa Orthopedic Journal,(34), 24-29.

Larson, E., Edwards, A. & Albright, J. (2014). Retrospective Analysis of J-Sign versus TT-TG to Quantify the Degree of Lateral Patellar Edge Measurements. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 34.

Larson, E., Edwards, A. & Albright, J. (2014). Functional Outcomes of MPFL Reconstruction vs. Graft Tissue Placement. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal,(34), 98-43.

Ahmad, C. S., Dick, R. W., Snell, E., Kenney, N. D., Curriero, F. C., Pollack, K., Albright, J. P. & Mandelbaum, B. R. (2014). Major and Minor League Baseball Hamstring Injuries: Epidemiologic Findings From the Major League Baseball Injury Surveillance System. pp. 1-7. Am J Sports Med. PMID: 24727933.

Albright, J. P., Crowley, E. R. Dynamic Control of the ACL Deficient Knee. University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics.

Yang, J., Mann, B., Guettler, J., Dungas, J., Irrgang, J., Fleisig, G. & Albright, J. (2014). Risk-Prone Pitching Activities and Injuries in Youth Baseball: Findings From a National Sample. Am J Sports Med.,(42 (6)), 1456-63. PMID: 24627578.

Albright, J. (2014). CORR Insights: Patient activity after TKA depends on patient-specific parameters. Clin Orthop Relat Res.,(472), 3941-3942. PMID: 25190192.

(2014). Effect of graft choice on the outcome of revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort. American Journal of Sports Medicine,(10), 2301-2310. PMID: 25274353.

Wright, R. W. (2014). Osteoarthritis Classification Scales: Interobserver Reliability and Arthroscopic Correlation. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 96(14), 1145-1151. PMID: 25031368.

McCarthy, M., Ridley, T., Bollier, M., Wolf, B., Albright, J. & Amendola, A. (2013). Femoral Tunnel Placement in Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal,(33), 58-63.

Mellecker, C., Ebinger, T., Butler, P. & Albright, J. (2013). Southwick-Fulkerson Osteotomy with Intraoperative Femoral Nerve Guidance.

Anthony, C. A., Duchman, K., McCunniff, P., McDermott, S., Bollier, M., Thedens, D. R., Wolf, B. R. & Albright, J. P. (2013). Double-bundle ACL reconstruction: novice surgeons utilizing computer-assisted navigation versus experienced surgeons. (Vols. 18). (5-6), pp. 172-80. Comput Aided Surg. PMID: 23662622.

Chen, J., Allen, C., Stephens, T., Haas, A., Huston, L., Wright, W. & Feeley, B. (2013). Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group. Differences in Mechanisms of Failure, Intraoperative Findings, and Surgical Characteristics Between Single- and Multiple- Revision ACL Reconstruction: A MARS Cohort Study. PMID: 23698386.

McCunniff, P., Anthony, C., McDermott, S., Duchman, K. & Albright, J. (2013). Arthroscopic validation of the clinical exam for the detection of the symptomatic synovial-plical complex by relief from the surgical excision. Iowa Orthop J.,(33), 77-83. PMID: 24027465.

Albright, J. P. (2013). CORR Insights: Coronal Limb Alignment and Indications for High Tibial Osteotomy in Patients Undergoing Revision ACL Reconstruction. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 471(11), 3512-3. PMID: 23982404.

, Albright, J. P. (2013). Radiographic Findings in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions from the Mars Cohort. J Knee Surg, 26(4), 239-47. PMID: 23404491.

Chen, J. L., Allen, C. R., Stephens, T. E., Haas, A. K., Huston, L. J., Wright, R. W., Feeley, B. T. & Albright, J. P. (2013). Differences in Mechanisms of Failure, Intraoperative Findings, and Surgical Characteristics Between Single and Multiple-Revision ACL Reconstructions: a MARS Cohort Study. AM J Sports Med, 41(7), 1571-8. PMID: 23698386.

Anthony, C., Duchman, K., McCunniff, P., McDermott, S., Bollier, M., Thedens, D., Wolf, B. & Albright, J. (2013). Double-bundle ACL Reconstruction: Novice suregons utilizing computer-assisted navigation versus experienced surgeons. Computer Aided Surg.,(18), 172-80.

McDermott, S., Anthony, C., McCunniff, P., Duchman, K. & Albright, J. (2013). A clinical and radiographic approach for established proper tibial tubercle transfer when using quad active femoral nerve stimulation. Iowa Orthop J.,(33), 84-9. PMID: 24027466.

Butler, P., Mellecker, C., Rudert, M. & Albright, J. (2013). Single-bundle versus double-bundle ACL reconstruction in isolation and in conjunction with extra-articular iliotibial band tenodesis. Iowa Orthop J.,(33), 97-106. PMID: 24027468.

Anthony, C., Duchman, K., McCunniff, P., McDermott, S., Bollier, M., Thedens, D., Wolf, B. & Albright, J. (2013). Double-bundle ACL Reconstruction: Novice surgeons utilizing computer-assisted navigation versus experienced surgeons. Bone Joint J., 95-B: (SUPP 28) 98.

Mellecker, C., Albright, J. A. & Clark, R. (2012). Peripheral nerve blocks and incidence of post-operative neurogenic complaints and pain scores. Iowa Orthopedic Journal, 32, 83-9. PMID: 23576926.

Brophy, R. H., Wright, R. W., David, T. S., McCormack, R. G., Sekiya, J. K., Svoboda, S. J., Huston, L. J., Haas, A. K., Steger-May, K. & Albright, J. P. (2012). Association Between Previous Meniscal Surgery and the Incidence of Chondral Lesions at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. AM J Sports Med, 40(4), 808-14. PMID: 22374942.

Morgan, J. A., Dahm, D., Levy, B., Stuart, M. J. & Albright, J. P. (2012). Femoral Tunnel Malposition in ACL Revision Reconstruction. J Knee Surg., 25(5), 361-8. PMID: 23150344.

Duchman, K., Mellecker, C., Thedens, D. & Albright, J. (2011). Quantifying the Effects of Extensor Mechanism Medialization Procedures Using MRI: A Cadaver-Based Study. Iowa Orthp J., 31, 90-8.

Duchman, K., Mellecker, C., El-Hattab, A. & Albright, J. (2011). Case report: Quanitative MRI of tibial tubercle transfer during active quadriceps contraction. Clin Orthop Relat Res., 1(469), 294-9. PMID: 20941650.

Duchman, K., Mellecker, C., El-Hattab, A. & Albright, J. P. (2011). Quantitative MRI of Tibial Tubercle Transfer during Active Quadriceps Contraction. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 469(1), 294-299. PMID: 20941650.

Mellecker, C., Scallon, G., Wooldridge, C., Edwards, A. & Albright, J. P. (2011). The value of physical examination in conjunction with a survey for identifying youth pitchers with arm pain. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 31, 133-9. PMID: 22096432.

, Wright, R. W., Huston, L. J., Spindler, K. P., Dunn, W. R., Allen, C. R., Cooper, D. E., DeBerardino, T. M., Lantz, B. B., Mann, B. J. & Stuart, M. J. (2010). Descriptive epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) cohort. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(10), 1979-86. PMID: 20889962.

Albright, J. P. (2010). The Art of Arthroscopy. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 30, 39-46. PMID: 21045970.

Yang, J., Peek-Asa, C., Corlette, J. D., Cheng, G., Foster, D. T. & Albright, J. P. (2007). Prevalence of and risk factors associated with symptoms of depression in competitive collegiate student athletes. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 17(6), 481-7. PMID: 17993792.

Yang, J., Peek-Asa, C., Corlette, J., Gheng, G., Foster, D. & Albright, J. P. (2007). Prevalence of and Risk Factors Associated With Symptoms of Depression in Competitive Collegiate Student Athletes. Clin J Sport Med, 17(6), 481-487.

Ebinger, T. P., Boezaart, A. & Albright, J. P. (2007). Modifications of the Fulkerson osteotomy: a pilot study assessment of a novel technique of dynamic intraoperative determination of the adequacy of tubercle transfer. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 27, 61-4. PMID: 17907432.

Najibi, S., Albright, J. P. (2005). The Use of Knee Braces Part I: Prophylactic Knee Braces in Contact Sports. Am J Sports Med, 33(4), 602-611. PMID: 15788733.

Diaz, R., Kidwell, M., Albright, J. P. & Dolan, L. (2005). Knee cartilage defect documentation: computer assistance in quantification of cartilage defects. Orthopedics, 28(10 Suppl), 1275-6. PMID: 16235454.

Albright, J., Allman, R., Bonfiglio, R. P., Conill, A., Dobkin, B., Guccione, A., Hasson, S., Russo, R., Shekelle, P., Susman, J., Ottawa Methods Group, Brosseau, L., Tugwell, P., Wells, G., Robinson, V., Graham, I., Shea, B., Osiri, M., McGowan, J., Peterson, J., Corriveau, H., Pelland, L., Morin, M., Poulin, L., Tousignant, M., Laferriere, L., Casimiro, L. & Tremblay, L. (2001). Philadelphia Panel Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines on Selected Rehabilitation Interventions for Knee Pain. Physical Therapy, 81(10), 1675-1700. PMID: 11589643.

Miller, M. D., Cooper, D. E., Warner, J. J., Miller, M. D., Cooper, D. E., Warner, J. J. (Eds.) (1995). Review of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 208pp.

Albright, J. P., Powell, J. W. (1994). Medial Collateral Ligament Knee Sprains in College Football: Brace Wear Preferences and Injury Risk. Am J Sports Med, 22(1), 2-11. PMID: :8129105.

Meyer, S. A., Callaghan, J. J., Albright, J. P., Crowley, E. T. & Powell, J. W. (1994). Midfoot Sprains in Collegiate Football Players. Am J Sports Med, 22(3), 392-401. PMID: 7913587.

DeCoster, T. A., Stevens, M. A. & Albright, J. P. (1994). Sports Fractures. The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal, 14, 81-84. PMID: 7719781.

Albright, J. P. (1992). Implications for Additional Research. Conference on Sports Injuries in Youth: Surveillance Strategies. pp. 105-111. NIH publication no. 93-3444P roceedings of the National Institutes of Health.

Albright, J. P., Terry, G. (1990). Anterior Cruciate - Rehabilitation vs Repair. In Volume 4 Video Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dallas, Texas.

Foster, D. R., Yesalis, C. E., Ferguson, R. T. & Albright, J. P. (1989). Quality Assessment of Athletic Trainers. Am J Sports Med, 17(2), 258-262. PMID: 2757130.

Davick, J. P., Martin, R. K. & Albright, J. P. (1988). Distribution and Deposition of Tritiated Cortisol Using Phonophoresis. The Journal of American Physical Therapy Association, 68(11), 1672-1675. PMID: 3186792.

McAuley, E., Hudash, G., Shields, K., Albright, J. P., Garrick, J., Requa, R. & Wallace, R. K. (1987). Injuries in Women's Gymnastics: The State-of-the Art. Am J Sports Med, 15(6), 558-565. PMID: 3322070.

Buckwalter, J., Cooper, R. (1987). The Cells and Matrices of Skeletal Connective Tissues. In J. A. Albright , R. A. Brand , J. A. Albright , R. A. Brand (Eds.) The Scientific Basis of Orthopaedics. pp. 1-29. Appleton-Lange, Norwalk.

Martin, R. K., Yesalis, C. E., Foster, D. T. & Albright, J. P. (1987). Sports Injuries at the 1985 Junior Olympics. Am J Sports Med, 15(6), 603-608. PMID: 3425788.

Wroble, R. R., Mysnyk, M. C., Foster, D. T. & Albright, J. P. (1986). Patterns of Knee Injuries in Wrestling: A Six Year Study. Am J Sports Med, 14(1), 55-66. PMID: 3752347.

Walla, D., Albright, J. P., McAuley, E., Martin, R. & Eldridge, V. (1985). Hamstring Control of the Unstable Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knee. Am J Sports Med, 13(1), 34-39. PMID: 3976978.

Albright, J. P. (1984). Athletic Injuries to the Cervical Spine and Brachial Plexus. Contemporary Orthopaedics, 9(1), 65-94.

El-Khoury, G. Y., Albright, J. P. (1982). Sodium Fluoride Treatment of Osteoporosis. Am J Roentgenology, 139(1), 39-43. PMID: 6979864.

Albright, J. P., Sprague, B., El-Khoury, G. Y. & Brand, R. A. (1979). Fractures in Pregnancy. In H. J. Buchsbaum , H. J. Buchsbaum (Eds.) Trauma in Pregnancy. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Albright, J. P., Martin, R. K. & Flohr, R. (1978). Automatic Image Analysis of Bone Biopsy: Variations in Rib Architecture. Microscope.

Albright, J. A., Jokl, P., Shaw, R. & Albright, J. P. (1978). Correlation of Injury to the Throwing Arm with Method of Delivery. Am J Sports Med, 6(1), 15-21. PMID: 637179.

Albright, J. P., Duesinger, B., Arora, J. & Smidt, G. L. (1977). An Automated Accelerometry System for Gait Analysis. J Biomechanics, 10(5-6), 367-375. PMID: 893475.

Dolan, D. K., Feldick, H. G., Albright, J. P. & Moses, J. M. (1975). Neck Injuries in Football Players. American Family Physician, 12(6), 86-91. PMID: 1202931.