Jason J. Scalise, MD
SpecialtyArthroscopy & Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder
Medical SchoolFlinders University of South Australia
ResidencyWayne State University
Jason Scalise, MD, is a board certified and internationally fellowship-trained specialist in reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder with The CORE Institute. Dr. Scalise is also a national leader in the fields of shoulder replacement surgery, revision shoulder replacement surgery, shoulder fracture surgery and rotator cuff surgery. He was named the recipient of the 2007 Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award for his work on the “Use of Virtual Bone Model to Measure Bone Loss and Preoperative Surgical Simulator.”
Dr. Scalise completed his fellowship training in shoulder surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. After his fellowship training, he was appointed as a shoulder specialist at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to his fellowship training, Dr. Scalise finished his residency at Wayne State University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Detroit, Michigan where he received the Herbert E. Pedersen Resident Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Scalise completed his medical degree at Finders University of South Australia School of Medicine in Adelaide, Australia and obtained his bachelor's degree at the University of California in San Diego.
Dr. Scalise has published multiple articles in academic journals such as The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, The Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advances and the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma. He has presented research in forums including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The American Orthopaedic Association and has authored several book chapters on the subject of shoulder reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Scalise supports The CORE Institute’s mission of orthopedic excellence and education as The CORE Institute’s Fellowship Director as well as continuing to lecture and lead research studies in the field of shoulder reconstructive surgery.
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Research & Experience
Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Scalise JJ, Dunbar M, Jacofsky DJ; Evolving Beyond Craft Surgery Is Both Inevitable and Essential. The Journal of Knee Surgery. Sep; 2016.
Scalise JJ, Jazcinsky A, Jacofsky M; Effects of Glenosphere Diameter and Eccentricity on Deltoid Power in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. The Bone and Joint Journal. 2016 Feb;98-B(2):218-223.
Invited lecturer at the Contemporary Challenges in Shoulder Surgery; July 2015; Park City, Utah. "Bone Grafting for Severe Humeral Bone Loss in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty."
Codsi MJ, Rodeo SA, Scalise JJ, Moorehead TM, Ma CB. Assessment of rotator cuff repair integrity using ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in a multicenter study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Oct;23(10):1468-72.
Invited lecturer at the Contemporary Challenges in Shoulder Surgery; July 2014; Milan, Italy. "Treatments of Glenoid Deficiencies in Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty."
Huff L, Scalise JJ. The Glenoid in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Current Concepts. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2013 July; 24:359-454.
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP “Management of Bone Loss in Primary Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty” Disorders of the Shoulder. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2013. Chapter 20.
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP “Management of Bone Loss in Primary Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty” Disorders of the Shoulder. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2013. Chapter 21.
Scalise JJ, "Management of Glenoid Version in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty". American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual meeting. Miami, FL. May, 2013.
Scalise JJ, Ciccone J, and Iannotti J Clinical, Radiographic, and Ultrasonographic Comparison of Subscapularis Tenotomy and Lesser Tuberosity Osteotomy for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Journal of Bone Joint Surgery Am. 2010;92:1627-1634
Polster J, Subhas N, Scalise JJ, Bryan J, Lieber M, Schickendantz M. 3D Volume Rendering CT for Measurement of Humeral Version. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2010 September; 19(6): 899-907.
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP. “Arthrodesis of the Shoulder.” Operative Techniques: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Elsevier. 2010.
Scalise JJ. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Minerva Orthopedica E Traumatologica. 2009 February; 60(1): 53-9.
Scalise JJ, Codsi M, Bryan J, Brems J, Iannotti JP. The Influence of Three-Dimensional Computer Tomography Images of the Shoulder in Preoperative Planning for Shoulder Arthroplasty. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90:2438-2445
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP. Glenohumeral Arthrodesis after Failed Prosthetic Shoulder Arthoplasty. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2008 Jan;90(1):70-7.
Scalise JJ, Miniaci A, Iannotti JP. Resurfacing Arthroplasty of the Humerus: Indications, Surgical Technique and Clinical Results. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 19(4):443-450, August 2008.
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP. Bone Grafting Severe Glenoid Defects in Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2008 Jan;466(1):139-45.
Scalise JJ, Bryan J, Polster J, Brems J, Iannotti JP. Quantitative Analysis of Glenoid Bone Loss in Osteoarthritis Using Three-Dimensional CT-Scans. The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. March 2008; Vol. 17, Issue 2, Pages 328-335.
Scalise JJ. Management of Glenoid Bone Loss in Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Shoulder Surgery. 9(2):85-90, June 2008.
Scalise JJ, Codsi M, Bryan J, Iannotti JP. The Three-Dimensional Glenoid Vault Model Can Estimate Normal Glenoid Version in Osteoarthritis. The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2008 May-Jun;17(3):487-91.
Scalise JJ, Codsi M, Brems J, Iannotti JP. Interrater Reliability of an Arthritic Glenoid Morphology Classification System. The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2008 Jul-Aug;17(4):575-7.
Iannotti JP, Scalise JJ. "Glenoid Bone Loss Treated with Bone Grafts". Arthritis & Arthroplasty: The Shoulder. Saunders, 2009. 99-115.
Scalise JJ, Miniaci A, Iannotti JP. Resurfacing Arthroplasty of the Humerus: Indications, Surgical Technique and Clinical Results. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Shoulder Surgery. 2007; 8(3): 152-160.
Scalise JJ, Iannotti, JP. Glenohumeral Arthrodesis for Failed Prosthetic Arthroplasty. Advanced Reconstruction Shoulder. Rosemont, IL: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2007
Scalise JJ, Iannotti JP. Superior Instrumentation Through the Rotator Cuff Defect From a Deltopectoral Approach for Hemiarthroplasty for Cuff Tear Arthropathy: Indications, Surgical Technique and Rationale. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Shoulder Surgery. 2006; 7(3): 160-167.
Scalise JJ, DeSilva S. Intraarticular Distal Humerus Fracture Complicated by Osteogenesis Imperfecta Treated with Primary Total Elbow Arthroplasty: A Case Report. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. 2006; 15(2): 95-98.
Scalise JJ, Moed BR. Retrograde Femoral Nailing Complicated by Spurious Fracture of the Femoral Neck. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. 2005; 14(1): 32-36.
Scalise JJ, Moed BR. Retrograde Femoral Nailing Complicated by Spurious Fracture of the Femoral Neck. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. 2004-2005; (17): 103-105.
Yinger K, Scalise JJ, Olson SA, Bay BK, Finkemeier CG. Biomechanical comparison of posterior pelvic ring fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2003; Aug;17(7):481-487.
RA Gjerset, S Turla, JJ Scalise, R Sobol, D Mercola, H Collins, P Hopkins. Use of Wild-type p53 to Achieve Complete Treatment Sensitization of Tumor Cells Expressing Endogenous Mutant p53. Molecular Carcinogenesis. 1995; 14(4):275-285.
Scalise JJ, Mott M, Frazier A, Hamre M, Gadgeel S. Management of Complex Irradiated Oncologic Wounds Using the Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure (VAC)® System. Presented at the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; Palm Springs, CA; April, 2004
Yinger K, Scalise JJ, Olson SA, Bay BK, Finkemeier CG. Biomechanical Comparison of Relative Stability of Pelvic Ring Fixation Constructs.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 68th Annual Meeting;
San Francisco, CA; March, 2001.
The American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting,
West Palm Beach, FL; June, 2001.
RA Gjerset, S Turla, JJ Scalise, R Sobol, D Shawler, P Isabella. Enhancement of Tumor Sensitivity to Chemotherapy and Radiation by Wild-type p53 Gene Transfer. Presented at the Gene Therapy of Cancer 3rd Annual Conference, San Diego, CA 1994.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Orthopedic Emergencies EMS Educational Seminar, Paradise Valley Hospital, January 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Shoulder Arthritis, Paradise Valley Senior Center, May 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Rotator Cuff, Science Care, May 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Adolescent Sports Injuries, Fox Sports Grill, September 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Advancements in Shoulder Arthroplasty, Payson Regional Medical Center, September 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Understanding Arthritis and Osteoarthritis, Rebound Physical Therapy, October 2008.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Shoulder Arthritis, La Siena Senior Living, July 2010.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Shoulder Pain, The Colonnade, November 2010.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Shoulder Arthritis, Banner Boswell Medical Center, July 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Managing Shoulder Pain, The Manor Village, August 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program. Managing Shoulder Pain, Northwest Church, October 2011.
The CORE Institute Community Lecture Program, Shoulder Arthroplasty, Sun City Grand Community, March 2012