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Jason L. Blevins, MD


Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement
Dr. Blevins headshot

Jason L. Blevins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. Jason Blevins is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee musculoskeletal care, including primary hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, complex revision hip and knee replacement, and hip resurfacing. He performs both anterior and posterior hip replacement. Dr. Blevins uses computer navigation techniques to achieve individualized patient treatment goals. He utilizes the latest surgical techniques, technology, and research to provide the best possible care and outcomes for his patients. 

Dr. Blevins earned his undergraduate degree at Franklin and Marshall College where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in chemistry and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he graduated summa cum laude and received the Faculty Gold Medal. At Maryland, he was elected Alpha Omega Alpha and was a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. 

Dr. Blevins completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He then continued his advanced training and completed an Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery. He served as the Chief Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Fellow with mentorship from leaders in the field and was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award.

Dr. Blevins has authored peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research has been presented at national and international orthopedic surgery meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and the American College of Surgeons.

Patient Stories

Appointments

Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Departments

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Treatment of hip and knee arthritis
Hip and knee disorders
Minimally invasive hip and knee replacement
Direct anterior hip replacement
Partial knee replacement
Hip resurfacing
Revision hip and knee replacement
Computer assisted joint replacement surgery
Robotic joint replacement surgery

Procedures

Hip:
Total Hip Replacement
Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing
Revision Hip Replacement
Computer Assisted Total Hip Replacement
Robotic Total Hip Replacement

Knee:
Total Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement (Unicompartmental)
Revision Knee Replacement
Robotic Partial Knee Replacement
Computer Assisted Total Knee Replacement

Awards

Clinical Excellence Award - Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Fellowship HSS, 2019
Faculty Gold Medal for Outstanding Qualifications for the Practice of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Honorary Graduation Speaker, 2013
Thomas E. Gillespie Award for Excellence in Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
Robert R. R. Roberts Memorial Prize Winner, 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2012
Phi Beta Kappa, 2009
Benjamin Rush Honor Society, 2009
American Legion Award for Courage, Honor, Leadership, Patriotism, Scholarship, and Service, 2005

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American College of Surgeons

Languages

English

Insurance Information


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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Blevins as of November 20, 2019.

  • KCI USA, Inc. - Consultant; Honoraria

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Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Blevins in the News

Education

University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013

Internship

Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 2014

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 2018

Fellowship

Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2019

State Licensure

Selected Books by Dr. Blevins

Blevins J and Cross M. Prosthetic Kinematics: Cruciate Retaining Versus Posterior Stabilized Versus Medial Pivot. Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Guide. Springer, 2015. Online ISBN: 978-3-319-17554-6.

Selected Publications

Blevins JL, Chiu YF, Lyman S, Goodman SM, Mandl LA, Sculco PK, Figgie MP, McLawhorn AS. Comparison of Expectations and Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Versus Osteoarthritis Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2019 May 30. pii: S0883-5403(19)30402-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.04.034. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31255405

Blevins JL, Shen TS, Morgenstern R, DeNova TA, Su EP. Conversion of Hip Resurfacing With Retention of Monoblock Acetabular Shell Using Dual-Mobility Components. J Arthroplasty. 2019 May 14. pii: S0883-5403(19)30454-1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.04.065. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31178386

James EW, Blevins JL, Gausden EB, Turcan S, Denova TA, Satalich JR, Ranawat AS, Warren RF, Ranawat AS. Increased utilization of constraint in total knee arthroplasty following anterior cruciate ligament and multiligament knee reconstruction. Bone Joint J. 2019 Jul;101-B(7_Supple_C):77-83. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B7.BJJ-2018-1492.R1. PMID: 31256640

Christ, A, Mendez, L; Gausden, E, Blevins, J, Bostrom, M, and Sculco, P. Outcomes and Complications Following Non-Oncologic Total Femoral Replacement. Hip International. 2019 Jul 18:1120700019864867. doi: 10.1177/1120700019864867. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31317783

Richardson SS, Kahlenberg CA, Blevins JL, Goodman SM, Sculco TP, Figgie MP, Sculco PK. Complications associated with staged versus simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: An analysis of 7747 patients. Knee. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0968-0160(19)30124-3. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2019.06.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31262633

Mirza SZ, Richardson SS, Kahlenberg CA, Blevins JL, Lautenbach C, Demetres M, Martin L, Szymonifka J, Sculco PK, Figgie MP, and Goodman SM. Diagnosing Prosthetic Joint Infections in Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis: A Systematic Literature Review. J Arthroplasty. 2019 May;34(5):1032-1036.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.01.051. Epub 2019 Jan 31. PMID: 30846314

Barrack R, Bhimani S, Blevins JL, Blevins K, Demetres M, Figgie M, et al. General Assembly, Diagnosis, Laboratory Test: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 2019 Feb;34(2S):S187-S195. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.09.070. Epub 2018 Oct 19. PMID: 30348554

Heaps BM, Blevins JL, Chiu YF, Konopka JF, Patel SP, and McLawhorn AS. Improving Estimates of Annual Survival Rates for Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, a Meta-analysis. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Jul;34(7):1538-1545. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.02.061. Epub 2019 Mar 6. PMID: 30954408

Premkumar A, Lovecchio FC, Stepan JG, Kahlenberg CA, Blevins JL, Albert TJ, and Cross MB. A Novel Mobile Phone Text Messaging Platform Improves Collection of Patient-Reported Post-operative Pain and Opioid Use Following Orthopaedic Surgery. HSS Journal; 2019 Feb;15(1):37-41. doi: 10.1007/s11420-018-9635-3. Epub 2018 Oct 22. PMID: 30863231

Blevins JL and Sculco PK. The Stiff Knee: Causes and Cures. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 2018 March;29(1): 65-68. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.sart.2018.04.009

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Blevins J, Felix, K, Ling D, Sculco P, McCarthy M, Demetracopolous C, Ranawat A, and Fufa D. Surgical Games: A Simulation-Based Structured Assessment of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Technical Skill. 2019 Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit, Chicago, IL, March 16, 2019.

Heaps B, Blevins J, Fields K, Konopka J, and McLawhorn A. Improving Estimates of Annual Survival Rates for Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. 9th International Society of Orthopaedic Centers Conference, Malmö, Sweden, May 15-18, 2019.

Gausden E, Blevins J, Eliasberg C, Carroll K, McLawhorn A, and Jerabek S. Assessing Bone Quality from Preoperative CT Scans in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty. 9th International Society of Orthopaedic Centers Conference, Malmö, Sweden, May 15-18, 2019.

Blevins J, Shen T, Morganstern, R, and Su E. Conversion of Hip Resurfacing with Retention of Monoblock Acetabular Shell Using Dual Mobility Components. AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV March 15, 2019.

Christ A, Mendez L; Gausden E, Blevins J, Bostrom M, and Sculco P. Outcomes of Non-Oncologic Total Femoral Replacement at an Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital. AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12, 2019.

Gausden E, Beiene Z, Blevins J, Christ A, Carroll K, Helfet D, Sculco P, and Mayman D. Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A 10-year Review of A Single Institution's Experience. Hospital for Special Surgery Annual Holiday Knee and Hip Course, New York, NY, Nov 29-Dec 1, 2018. Winner of 2018 Richard S. Laskin Research Award.

Blevins J, Richardson S, Gausden E, Sculco T, Sculco P, and Figgie M. Younger patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty have higher 90-day complication and readmission rates. Knee Society 2018 Members Meeting, St. Louis, MO, September 22, 2018.

James E, Blevins J, Gausden E, Turcan S, Warren R, Ranawat A, and Ranawat A. Use of constraint in total knee arthroplasty after prior ligamentous reconstruction. Knee Society 2018 Members Meeting, St. Louis, MO, September 21, 2018.

Jaffe D, Yoo D, Blevins J, Gasbarro G, Hughes T, and Pellegrini VD Jr. Fracture Fixation Determines the Pathway of Osseous Repair: A Bilateral Femur Fracture Model in a Rat. Eastern Orthopaedic Association 42nd Annual Meeting. Williamsburg, VA, Oct 19-22, 2011.

Research Description

Dr. Blevins' research focuses on clinical outcomes after primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He is currently investigating the outcomes of hip and knee replacement in young patients. He has an interest in the use of computer navigation and robotic technology to improve outcomes in complex primary and revision reconstruction cases.