HOLLIDAYSBURG – David M. Junkin Jr., M.D., has joined Southern Alleghenies Elite Orthopedics, 601 Hawthorne Dr., Hollidaysburg.
Junkin is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in general orthopedics and sports medicine, with a focus on the treatment of injuries and disorders of the shoulder, knee and ankle. He joins Drs. Charles Harvey, Corey Schutt and Jack Rocco at Elite Orthopedics.
After earning a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences from Drexel University in Philadelphia, he received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Temple University Hospital.
Following his residency training, Junkin completed the Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Kentucky’s Albert Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. During his fellowship training, he served as the physician for the athletic teams at three universities in Kentucky.
Junkin has authored articles in several journals and a chapter on ACL reconstruction in a professional publication. He has presented lectures on sports medicine and medical therapy for the injured knee.
Junkin is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He holds memberships in the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society. He participates as an instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, teaching orthopedic residents arthroscopic skills and procedures.