about | Maps & Directions | contact | admissions | faculty | alumni & development | library | Tech Support Center | dean's office | Policies & Procedures

FAculty directory

Back to alphabetical index

Joseph Thoder, MD


Joseph Thoder, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

John W. Lachman Professor

Program Director, Hand Surgery

Telephone:  215-707-2111

Email: joseph.thoder@temple.edu


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree:  BS, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, 1977


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1982


Internship (General Surgery), Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1983


Residency (Orthopaedic Surgery), Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1987


Fellowship (Hand and Microsurgery), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1988


Return to top



clinical Interests:


  • Hand surgery
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Orthopaedic trauma

Return to top



board certification(s):

  • Orthopaedic surgery, 1990
  • Hand surgery, 1995

Return to top




Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

24636027. Tosti R, Iorio J, Fowler JR, Gaughan J, Thoder JJ, Schaffer AA, Povidone-iodine soaks for hand abscesses: a prospective randomized trial. J Hand Surg Am 39:5(962-5)2014 May

24084432. Tosti R, Thoder JJ, Ilyas AM, Intrinsic contracture of the hand: diagnosis and management. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 21:10(581-91)2013 Oct

23746018. Fowler JR, Greenhill D, Schaffer AA, Thoder JJ, Ilyas AM, Evolving incidence of MRSA in urban hand infections. Orthopedics 36:6(796-800)2013 Jun

22691653. Tosti R, Fowler J, Dwyer J, Maltenfort M, Thoder JJ, Ilyas AM, Is antibiotic prophylaxis necessary in elective soft tissue hand surgery? Orthopedics 35:6(e829-33)2012 Jun

20670799. Bodin ND, Spangler R, Thoder JJ, Interposition arthroplasty options for carpometacarpal arthritis of the thumb. Hand Clin 26:3(339-50, v-vi)2010 Aug

19276924. Ilyas AM, Reish MW, Beg TM, Thoder JJ, Treatment of distal radius malunions with an intramedullary nail. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 13:1(30-3)2009 Mar

19084167. Ilyas AM, Thoder JJ, Intramedullary fixation of displaced distal radius fractures: a preliminary report. J Hand Surg Am 33:10(1706-15)2008 Dec

18780059. Matullo KS, Ilyas A, Thoder JJ, CMC arthroplasty of the thumb: a review. Hand (N Y) 2:4(232-9)2007 Dec

18063716. Ilyas AM, Ast M, Schaffer AA, Thoder J, De quervain tenosynovitis of the wrist. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:12(757-64)2007 Dec

15995132. Ilyas AM, Wisbeck JM, Shaffer GW, Thoder JJ, Upper extremity compartment syndrome secondary to acquired factor VIII inhibitor. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:7(1606-8)2005 Jul

12195907. Polsky MB, Kozin SH, Porter ST, Thoder JJ, Scaphoid fractures: dorsal versus volar approach. Orthopedics 25:8(817-9)2002 Aug

11961456. McDaid PJ, Kozin SH, Thoder JJ, Porter ST, Upper extremity limb-length discrepancy in brachial plexus palsy. J Pediatr Orthop 22:3(364-6)2002 May-Jun

10913218. Damore E, Kozin SH, Thoder JJ, Porter S, The recurrence of deformity after surgical centralization for radial clubhand. J Hand Surg Am 25:4(745-51)2000 Jul

10799096. Kozin SH, Thoder JJ, Lieberman G, Operative treatment of metacarpal and phalangeal shaft fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 8:2(111-21)2000 Mar-Apr

10361639. Thoder JJ, Kozin SH, Management principles to treat nerve loss after violent trauma to the upper extremity. Hand Clin 15:2(289-98, ix)1999 May

10361633. Kozin SH, Thoder JJ, The treatment of forearm fractures from penetrating trauma. Hand Clin 15:2(221-31, viii)1999 May

10048518. Kozin SH, Porter S, Clark P, Thoder JJ, The contribution of the intrinsic muscles to grip and pinch strength. J Hand Surg Am 24:1(64-72)1999 Jan

9848561. Richterman IE, DuPree J, Thoder J, Kozin SH, The radiographic analysis of web height. J Hand Surg Am 23:6(1071-6)1998 Nov

2303520. Peacock KC, Resnick EJ, Thoder JJ, Rupture of the peroneus longus tendon. Report of three cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am 72:2(306-7)1990 Feb

3955952. Peacock KC, Resnick EJ, Thoder JJ, Fracture of the os peroneum with rupture of the peroneus longus tendon. A case report and review of the literature. Clin Orthop Relat Res :202(223-6)1986 Jan

Return to top