Abington, PA (Vocus) February 18, 2010
Abington Memorial Hospital welcomes Jeffrey Jahan Vakil, M.D., a specialist in joint replacement surgery, to the staff of the Orthopaedic Surgery Division.
After finishing his Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Franklin and Marshall College, Vakil attended Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson Medical College, where he earned his Master of Science degree in Microbiology, as well as his medical doctorate. He completed his internship at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he also fulfilled his Orthopaedic Surgery residency.
Vakil completed an Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, where he learned the anterior approach to hip replacement surgery. He is currently one of just several physicians in the Philadelphia region using this innovative approach to hip replacement.
About Abington Memorial Hospital
Abington Memorial Hospital is a 665-bed, acute care teaching hospital with a medical staff of more than 900 physicians and more than 5,600 employees. These professionals provide medical care and health services to residents of Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
A regional provider, Abington Memorial Hospital has the only Level II accredited trauma center in Montgomery County and offers highly specialized services in cardiac care, cancer care, neurosciences, orthopaedics and maternal/child health.