Dr. Nicholas DiNubile is an orthopaedic surgeon
specializing in sports medicine in private practice in
Havertown, Pennsylvania. He is also Clinical Assistant
Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. DiNubile served as special advisor and medical
consultant to The President's Council on Physical Fitness
and Sports during the 1st Bush Administration, with Arnold
Schwarzenegger as Chairman. Additionally, Dr. DiNubile
serves as Orthopaedic Consultant to the Philadelphia 76ers
basketball team and the Pennsylvania Ballet.
Dr. DiNubile graduated from Saint Joseph's University where
he was President of the student body and received his
medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine.
He completed his internship in surgery and his orthopaedic
residency at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
where he also did basic science and clinical research in
the preservation and storage of articular cartilage.
Dr. DiNubile is a spokesperson for the American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic
Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He has been chosen as
one of the "Best Doctors in America" and featured on Good
Morning America, CNN, National Public Radio, and in the New
York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post,
Newsweek, and numerous other publications.
Dr. DiNubile's work has been recognized by several
organizations including the AAOS and AOSSM, for which he is
the national representative to the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services' "Healthy People 2000 & 2010"
projects. In 1993, he was the recipient of the prestigious
Healthy American Fitness Leaders (HAFL) award given to
individuals who have, through their work, improved the
health of our nation. Dr. DiNubile has also been a member
of the editorial advisory board for The Physician and
Sportsmedicine, Muscle & Fitness, Shape, Men's Fitness,
Men's Health, Reader's Direst Medical Breakthroughs and The
American Journal of Medicine & Sports.
As Associate Medical Director and Chairman of Aetna U.S.
Healthcare's Orthopaedic Surgery Specialty Advisory
Committee he helped set national policy for one of the
largest health care companies in the world. He is a member
of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American
Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy
Association of North America, American College of Sports
Medicine, American College of Physician Executives and
National American Fitness Leaders.
Dr. DiNubile serves as National Medical Advisor for Arnold
Schwarzenegger's Youth Foundation, After-School All-Stars
(formerly Inner-City Games) and Chairman Emeritus and
Founder of After-School All-Stars Philadelphia. From 1993-
1995 he also served as the medical consultant and editorial
advisor to "Ask Arnold," Arnold Schwarzenegger's syndicated
column in USA Weekend magazine.
Dr. DiNubile is the author of The Exercise Prescription and
was on the review panel for The Surgeon General's Report on
Physical Activity and Health. He was also editor of
Exercise is Medicine, a series in The Physician and
Sportsmedicine. Dr. DiNubile lectures and consults
nationally on topics of Sports Medicine, Health and Fitness
as well as a variety of healthcare issues.
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