John F. Tilzey, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

John Tilzey


Dr. Tilzey, MD is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon in Burlington, MA. Dr. Tilzey graduated from Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine in 1994 and has been in practice for 25 years. He completed a residency at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Tilzey also specializes in Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery. He currently practices at Lahey Clinic and is affiliated with Lahey Medical Center Peabody. Dr. Tilzey is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Tilzey also practices at Lahey Clinic Inc. in Peabody, MA.

Other Positions

  • Lahey Clinic


  • Boston University, MD
  • The Open University, PhD
  • University of Wales, BSc


  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Welch T, Iorio R, Marcantonio AJ, Kain MS, Tilzey JF, Specht LM, Healy WL. Incidence of Distal Femoral Periprosthetic Fractures after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2016 Nov; 74(4):287-292. PMID: 27815952.

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  • Published on 2/1/2016

    Yun A, Koli EN, Moreland J, Iorio R, Tilzey JF, Mesko JW, Lee GC, Froimson M. Polyethylene Liner Dissociation Is a Complication of the DePuy Pinnacle Cup: A Report of 23 Cases. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Feb; 474(2):441-6. PMID: 26105151.

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  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Marcantonio A, Steen B, Kain M, Bramlett KJ, Tilzey JF, Iorio R. The Clinical and Economic Impact of Preoperative Transthoracic Echocardiography in Elderly Patients with Hip Fractures. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2015 Dec; 73(4):239-42. PMID: 26630466.

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  • Published on 11/4/2011

    Iorio R, Williams KM, Marcantonio AJ, Specht LM, Tilzey JF, Healy WL. Diabetes mellitus, hemoglobin A1C, and the incidence of total joint arthroplasty infection. J Arthroplasty. 2012 May; 27(5):726-9.e1. PMID: 22054905.

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  • Published on 3/20/2009

    Iorio R, Puskas B, Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Specht LM, Thompson MS. Cementless acetabular fixation with and without screws: analysis of stability and migration. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Feb; 25(2):309-13. PMID: 19303251.

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  • Published on 10/5/2008

    Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Iorio R, Specht LM, Sharma S. Prospective, randomized comparison of cobalt-chrome and titanium trilock femoral stems. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Sep; 24(6):831-6. PMID: 18835692.

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  • Published on 3/28/2008

    Iorio R, Siegel J, Specht LM, Tilzey JF, Hartman A, Healy WL. A comparison of acetate vs digital templating for preoperative planning of total hip arthroplasty: is digital templating accurate and safe? J Arthroplasty. 2009 Feb; 24(2):175-9. PMID: 18534425.

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  • Published on 11/1/2007

    Specht LM, Levitz S, Iorio R, Healy WL, Tilzey JF. A comparison of acetate and digital templating for total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Nov; 464:179-83. PMID: 18062050.

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  • Published on 6/1/2006

    Iorio R, Specht LM, Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Presutti AH. The effect of EPSTR and minimal incision surgery on dislocation after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jun; 447:39-42. PMID: 16741472.

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  • Published on 3/1/2001

    McConnell T, Tornetta P, Tilzey J, Casey D. Tibial portal placement: the radiographic correlate of the anatomic safe zone. J Orthop Trauma. 2001 Mar-Apr; 15(3):207-9. PMID: 11265012.

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