Dr. Neil Sheth


Dr. Neil Sheth is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. He then spent two years on Wall Street as a Financial Analyst in Solomon Smith Barney's Healthcare Investment banking division prior to attending medical school at the Albany Medical College. Following medical school, he completed a six year Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following residency, he completed an adult hip and knee reconstruction fellowship at Rush University as well as a three month mini-fellowship at the Endo Klinik in Hamburg, Germany, focusing on peri-prosthetic infection. Dr. Sheth returned to join the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. He is currently the Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship Site Director for Pennsylvania Hospital. His clinical research focuses on acetabular bone loss pertaining to revision total hip arthroplasty, peri-prosthetic infection and health policy and health economics as it pertains to total joint replacement. As a Senior Fellow at Leonard Davis Institute of Economics, he has been leading a team to change systems of musculoskeletal care delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa.