Dr. John C. Kurylo is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical
treatment of fractures and injuries resulting from trauma. Dr. Kurylo
is also trained in non-surgical methods of treatment and reconstructive
procedures. He utilizes his skills to identify and execute the best course
of treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, to heal his patients and
help them recapture their quality of life. Dr. Kurylo strives to answer
each of his patient’s questions in a clear and concise manner.
Dr. Kurylo is Board Eligible with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
He is a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association, the American Academy
of Orthopedic Surgeons, an Emerging Leader Member of the American Orthopedic
Association and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
Dr. Kurylo graduated with his Medical Degree from Boston University’s
School of Medicine in 2008. From 2008 – 2013, Dr. Kurylo spent five
years of rigorous training in Boston University’s Orthopedic Surgical
Residency program which provided him with the opportunity to work with
several leading orthopedic surgeons. He studied orthopedic science and
joint replacement surgery under the direction of BU’s world renowned
chairman Dr. Thomas A. Einhorn, and orthopedic trauma and fracture training
from nationally recognized traumatologist Dr. Paul Tornetta. During his
Residency program, he published four papers, wrote two book chapters,
and gave six podium presentations at national orthopedic conferences.
He also spent five months at the Shriner’s Hospital in Springfield,
MA, and three weeks working at Shriner outreach clinics located throughout
Cyprus. He was a member of the orthopedic team at Boston Medical Center
that treated the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. He operated on
those who were acutely injured on the day of the bombing and those requiring
months of reconstructive surgery and treatment.
In 2013, Dr. Kurylo accepted a one-year fellowship in orthopedic trauma
at the world famous Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis,
MN. At HCMC, he had the opportunity to study and perform orthopedic trauma
procedures under the direction of Dr. David Templeman and Dr. Andrew Schmidt,
both past presidents of the American Orthopedic Trauma Association. His
training focused on all types of fractures, both acute and chronic, with
special emphasis on pelvic and acetabular surgeries. During his fellowship
in Minneapolis, he made two presentations at the Nordic Orthopedic Federation
conference held in Helsinki, Finland. From 2014 to 2016 he worked for
Sports Medicine North Orthopedics in the North Shore of Boston providing
quality care for the North Shore residents.
Dr. Kurylo, a caring, compassionate, and dedicated physician and surgeon,
is also an avid runner and cyclist. Some of his major sporting accomplishments
include completing a 400 mile charity bike ride for AIDS research from
Montreal to Boston in 2005, the Marin County half-century bike ride in
2010, the Hyannis half marathon run in 2012, and the Boston Marathon in 2015.