Melinda S. Sharkey, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Medical Education
- University of Chicago
- University of California San Francisco
- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedics; Associate Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
- Clinical Focus
Operative and nonoperative treatment of general pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems, including traumatic injuries and congenital and developmental disorders
- Research Focus
Intersection of contemporary social issues, orthopedic surgery and the practice of academic medicine; Effect of gender on participation and authority in academic medicine; Abusive fractures, metabolic bone disease and bone deformity
- View Dr. Sharkey's publications on PubMed
Wayne O. Southwick teaching award from graduating chief resident class for excellence in teaching, Yale Orthopaedic Surgery (2014)
Paper named one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Papers in CP” at the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (2016)
Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, September 2016
Melinda S. Sharkey, MD, is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Montefiore. She specializes in the operative and nonoperative treatment of general pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems, including traumatic injuries, as well as congenital and developmental disorders. Her practice particularly focuses on the surgical treatment of bone deformities, foot deformities, limb length discrepancies, and metabolic bone diseases.
Dr. Sharkey received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry in 1999 at Wellesley College. In 2004, she received her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Sharkey completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California San Francisco from 2004 to 2009. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Sharkey’s research focuses on contemporary social issues, orthopedic surgery, and the practice of academic medicine. She is also interested in exploring the effect of gender on participation and authority in academic medicine. Her work has been published in a number of reviewed journals and abstracts, and also presented nationally.
Dr. Sharkey is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. She is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Orthopedic Association.