Derrick J. Fluhme, MD, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Sports Medicine – Joint Replacement Specialists


Derrick J Fluhme MD

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Derrick J. Fluhme, who serves patients throughout the State of Pennsylvania.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York May 10, 2022 ( – Dr. Fluhme is an established orthopedic surgeon with over 22 years of experience in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and joint replacement. Serving patients since 2008, he joined Sports Medicine & Joint Replacement Specialists at the beginning of 2021, and is affiliated with Advanced Surgical Hospital, St. Clair Hospital, and Radiance Surgery Center.

Sports Medicine & Joint Replacement Specialists provide orthopedic services, orthopedic treatment, and orthopedic surgery at three convenient locations in Greensburg, Pittsburgh, and Warrendale, Pennsylvania.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Fluhme received his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame, and went on to receive his Master of Science degree and medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, followed by his fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic.

An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, which is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Over the years, he served as the Team Physician for multiple local high school sports teams and was also the Team Physician for the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, Sparks, and Kings.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Fluhme has been the recipient of the Top Doctor Award by Pittsburgh Magazine (2022, 2021), Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013, 2012), and Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree (2020).

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, bodybuilding, ice hockey, football, water and snow skiing, golf, and playing the drums, and guitar.

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