Walter W. Dearolf, III, M.D.

Dr. Walter W. Dearolf is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience providing patients with comprehensive care at Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Associates, P.C.

Dr. Dearolf graduated with his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and was the recipient of the Clinical Surgery Prize and Orthopaedic Surgery Prize. He then completed a surgical internship and residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Dearolf also holds hospital appointments at Jeanes Hospital and Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center. He currently serves as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jeanes Hospital, as well as a member of several surgical and professional review committees.

Dr. Dearolf is also actively involved with several professional organizations, including:

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
    • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
    • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
    • Jefferson Orthopaedic Society


Within the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, Dr. Dearolf has previously served as President, Vice President, Treasurer and Program Chair. He continues to attend continuing medical education courses to provide his patients with the latest treatments available. His work has appeared in several papers and presentations as well.

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