David N. Vegari, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Hip and Knee Specialist

David N. Vegari, MD

David N. Vegari, MD

Dr. David Vegari is an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania at the Lankenau Medical Center. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University. He received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/The Rothman Institute. He then completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive/Hip & Knee Surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Vegari has authored a number of articles in peer review journals and has published many Book Chapters as well. In addition, he has given a number of podium presentations at various societies including at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons national meeting.

Medical Group

Main Line Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest:

  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement (fluoroscopically-guided)
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip Surgery
  • Revision Knee Surgery

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship: OrthoCarolina – Charlotte, NC

Primary Affiliation: Lankenau Medical Center

Book Chapters

Vegari DN, Springer B. Prosthetic Retention Options for Total Hip and Knee. Periprosthetic Joint Infections of the Hip and Knee, 2013.

Vegari DN, Dibra F, Hozack WJ. Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Imageless Navigation, Knee Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision (Textbook), 2013.  

Vegari DN. Predisposing Factors to Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Rothman Institute Current Practices, 2012.

Vegari DN, Dibra F, Parvizi J. Future Strategies to Optimize Joint Preservation Procedures. The Adult Hip (Textbook). Submitted 2013

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

Parvizi J, Vegari DN. Pulsatile Low-Intensity Ultrasound for Fracture Healing. Foot & Ankle Clinics. 2005 Dec: 10(4): 595-608, vii.

Klein GR, Parvizi J, Vegari DN, Rothman RH, Purtill JJ. Total Hip Arthroplasty for Acute Femoral Neck Fractures Using a Cementless Tapered Femoral Stem. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2006 Dec: 21(8): 1134-40.

Parvizi J, Vegari DN. Periprosthetic Proximal Femur Fractures: Current Concepts. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2011 Jun: 25 Suppl 2: S77-81.

Mortazavi SM, Vegari DN, Ho A, Zmistowski B, Parvizi J. Two-Stage Exchange Arthroplasty For Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty: Predictors of Failure. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2011 Nov; 469(11): 3049-54.

Vegari DN, Parvizi J. Joint Arthroplasty and Infection: Where Do We Stand? Journal of Long Term Effects of Medical Implants. 2011; 21(3): 225-32.

Vegari DN, Huang R, Austin MS, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Risk Factors for Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infection. In Process.

Vegari DN, Rangavajjula A, Dilorio T, Parvizi J. Fasciotomy Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Beware of Terrible Outcome. **

Vegari DN, Huang R, Parvizi J, Rasouli M, Sharkey PF. Bilateral TKA: Simultaneous or Staged? In Process.

Rangavajjula A, Cohen SB, Vegari DN, Ciccotti MG, DeLuca PF, Dodson CC. Glenoid Labral Tears in Professional Hockey Players: A Case Series. In Process.

Vegari DN, Huang R, Austin MS, Purtill JJ, Deirmengian G, Parvizi J. Superficial Irrigation and Debridement: A Validated Procedure. In Process.

Recent Honours, Awards, Citations

2012 – Phillip Syng Physick Award – Jefferson Medical College most outstanding research project

2007 – Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society

Current Memberships and Activities

  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society

David N. Vegari, MD

Lankenau Medical Center
Medical Sciences Building
Suite 280
100 E Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Tel: (610) 642-3005