As a college hockey player I experienced my fair share of injuries. I understand the sense of uncertainty associated with surgery and recovery. I believe listening, honesty, and education enable patient confidence. I rely on these qualities to help patients understand what to expect and optimize outcomes.

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Dr. John Delaney’s Approach to Care

“As a college hockey player I experienced my fair share of injuries. I understand the sense of uncertainty associated with surgery and recovery. I believe listening, honesty, and education enable patient confidence. I rely on these qualities to help patients understand what to expect and optimize outcomes.”

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Fellow
Cleveland Clinic — Cleveland, OH

Residency
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Vermont Medical Center — Burlington, Vermont

Medical School
University of Minnesota Medical School — Minneapolis, MN

Undergraduate Studies
Mathematical Economics
Colorado College — Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

2022 Mpls./St.Paul Magazine Rising Star recognition

Spending time with my wife and daughter. Any outdoor activity. Especially ice hockey, fly fishing, cycling.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

  • Delaney JP, Charlson MD, Michelson JD. Ankle Fracture Stability-Based Classification: A Study of Reproducibility and Clinical Prognostic Ability. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2019 Sep 1.33(9):465-471.
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Giphart JE, LaPrade RF, Millett PJ. Coracohumeral Distances and Correlation to Arm Rotation: an in vivo Three Dimensional Biplane Fluoroscopy Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2013 Jul 2:1(2)
  • Giphart JE, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Horn NH, Shelburne KB, Torry MR, Millett PJ. Effect of plane of arm elevation on glenohumeral kinematics: a normative biplane fluoroscopy study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Feb 6;95(3):23845.
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Fenn AJ. Profit Maximization in the National Football League. Journal of Applied Business Research 2010; 26.1(January/February): 45-58.PRESENTATIONS
  • Presenter Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. Charlson MD, Michelson JD. Ankle Fracture Stability-Based Classification: a study of reliability and predictability. American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society 2018 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 06-12-2018.
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. Total Elbow Arthroplasty: Where it Belongs in Distal Humerus Fractures. UVM Department of Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. 05-24-2018
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and its Role in Proximal Humerus Fractures. UVM Department of Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. 05-25-2017
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. Adolescent Femoral Shaft Fractures. UVM Department of Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. 03-17-2016
  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. O’Leary T, Giphart JE, Torry MR. Kinematic Analysis of Ice Hockey Sprint Start and Slap Shot: A Relation to Hip Injuries in Ice Hockey. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting Student Poster Presentation 2008.

ASSOCIATED AUTHOR

  • Giphart JE, Millett PJ, Horn N, Anstett T, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*. Peterson DS, Krong J, Shelburne KB, Torry, MR. Comparison of 6 Degrees of Freedom Glenohumeral Kinematics During Abduction, Scaption and Forward Flexion in Healthy Subjects Using Biplane Fluoroscopy. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2010.
  • Giphart JE, Horn N, Shelburne KB, Anstett T, Horne A, Pault JD, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Millett PJ, Torry MR. Comparison of Glenohumeral Rotations Between Scaption and Forward Flexion in Healthy Subjects Using Biplane Fluoroscopy. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2009.
  • Giphart JE, Horn N, Shelburne KB, Anstett T, Horne A, Pault JD, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Millett PJ, Torry MR. Comparison of Glenohumeral Translations Between Scaption and Forward Flexion in Healthy Subjects Using Biplane Fluoroscopy. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2009.
  • Giphart JE, Shelburne KB, Horn N, Anstett T, Horne A, Pault JD, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Millett PJ, Torry MR. Analysis of Glenohumeral Rotations and Translations During Shoulder External Rotation at 90 Degrees of Abduction Using Biplane Fluoroscopy. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2009.
  • Giphart JE, Shelburne KB, Anstett T, Horne A, Pault JD, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Horn N, Millett PJ, Torry MR. Comparison of Acromioclavicular Rotations Between Scaption and Forward Flexion in Healthy Subjects Using Biplane Fluoroscopy. Steadman-Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, CO. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2009.
  • Giphart JE, Shelburne KB, Anstett T, Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Pault JD, Woo SLY, Steadman JR, Torry MR. Measurement of 3D in vivo knee motion using biplane fluoroscopy: investigation of non-contact ACL injuries, Conference Proceedings, The XVth International Conference, University of Pittsburgh, PA 2008.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Delaney (Brunkhorst) JP*, Nelms NJ. Posterior Femoral Condyle Resection: Effects of cartilage loss and cutting jig center of rotation. Submitted for publication

*Published under prior name

Survey Feedback

Dr. Delaney listened and addressed the issues I had. He was able to tell me about the injuries I have and explained all the different methods that may be necessary to take care of them for me.

Survey Feedback

Dr. Delaney was fantastic. He took the time to develop an initial relationship, listened to all my concerns and problems, and really made me comfortable with his diagnosis and course of action.

Patient Comment

I love Dr. Delaney. He is thoughtful and patient.

Patient Comment

Dr. Delaney, his x-ray tech and staff were AWESOME. Felt like they really were concerned about my issue and will absolutely recommend.

Survey Feedback

Great team of professionals.

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