Paul A. Sibley, DO

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Conditions treated
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Area of focus ?
Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Surgery
LVHN Affiliates
Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute
Languages spoken
English

Dr. Sibley's Locations

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Conditions Dr. Sibley Treats

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Services Dr. Sibley Offers

  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Biopsy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Closed Reduction of Fractures/Dislocations
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Cubital Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dislocation
  • Distal Biceps Repair
  • Distal Triceps Repair
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Contracture Release
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of the Hook of Hamate
  • Extensor Tendon Repair
  • Extremity Flap Reconstruction
  • Fingertip Amputations & Finger Flaps
  • Flexor Pulley Reconstruction
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
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About Dr. Sibley

Philosophy of care

I teach patients about their disease and the most up-to-date treatment options, including what tends to work and not work. I help them improve and reach an outcome they are happy with through mutual decision-making. We weigh the risks and benefits of various options and choose a plan we are both happy with. I treat all patients like family but also use the scientific orthopedic literature to guide the decision-making process.

Why I entered medicine

I am the son of an ophthalmologist and a nurse, so I was always exposed to medicine. I saw my parents helping people and was inspired to pursue it as a career. It's very rewarding to help people get their function, motion and quality of life back. As a collegiate baseball player, I was drawn to the anatomy and function of the upper extremity, and how to rehab and treat its common injuries.

Community involvement

I have worked with local high school students interested in medicine and coached baseball in the South Parkland Youth Association. I am also the team hand surgeon for many local high school and college sports teams as well as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. 

Personal interests

Professionally, I enjoy teaching medical students and residents in the office and the OR. Personally, I like to go to the gym and enjoy spending time with my wife and four children. I am often a part-time chauffeur for my kids' activities, as well as a T-ball coach. 

Education

Undergraduate
Washington & Lee University, BS - Biology, 2004

Medical Training
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Med, DO - Doctor of Osteopathy, 2009

Training

Internship 2010
Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2011
Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2012
Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2013
Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Chief Resident 2014
Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship 2015
Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Grandview Medical Center, Dayton, OH

Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand Surgery

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