The Center for Advanced Orthopaedics

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Dr. McHugh
Dr. Amann
Dr. Pasquella

About Us


orthoWelcome to the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics! We are highly skilled, board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, certified physician’s assistants and physical therapists supported by a caring, professional office team. Each of us is focused on providing excellent and appropriate care for all of our patients.

We successfully manage a full range of orthopaedic conditions from minor sports injuries to joint reconstruction or replacement. We treat your problem, reduce or eliminate your pain, help you return to an active lifestyle, and achieve the fullest and most rapid recovery possible.

If you are in need of musculoskeletal care and seek the most advanced treatment available, you will be very pleased with your visit to the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics. Recognizing that each patient has unique symptoms and differing needs, we conduct individualized, thorough exams with a holistic approach. Recommended treatment plans are tailored to you as a unique individual and could involve medication, surgery, physical therapy, home exercises and/or other modalities that include integrated treatments.




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Welcome to our new website!  Check back here to see new articles which will help our patients go back to doing the things they enjoy most as quickly as possible.

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Meet the Team

Dennis P. McHugh, DO

Dennis P. McHugh, DO

Dennis P. McHugh, DO, is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and a native Philadelphian. He earned his medical degree in 1996 from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).

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Timothy P. Amann, DO

Timothy P. Amann, DO

Dr. Amann is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine. While he specializes in the treatment of all sports related injuries, he continues to practice general orthopedics.

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John Pasquella, DO

John Pasquella, DO

John A. Pasquella, an AOAO board-certified D.O. joined the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics in 2011 following completion of post-residency training as an Emanuel B. Kaplan Hand Fellow at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases Institute in New York City.

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No matter whether your condition was caused by a sport, work
accident or otherwise, we welcome the chance to serve you.

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