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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
33 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Callaghan is Good. Dr. Callaghan has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Callaghan, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Hip Fractures
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Joint Diseases
  • Joint Instability
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteotomy
  • Pain
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Callaghan graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Transplantation
Hip Osteoarthritis
Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Callaghan has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Iowa Hospital & Clinic 
  • U Of Iowa Hosp & Clinics, Iowa City, Ia 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Joseph Callaghan MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John J. Callaghan practice?
Dr. John Callaghan has 1 office location.
Dr. John Callaghan practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Iowa City, IA.
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