Henry A. Finn

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Arthritis, Bone Cancer Metastasis, Deformity Correction, Infection Control, Joint Replacement, Revision Total Joint Replacement, Total Joint Replacement, Traumatic Surgery
  • Research and Scholarly Interests: Arthritis, Bone cancer metastasis, Deformities, Infections, Orthopaedic surgery, Revision total joint replacement, Total joint replacement, Traumatic surgery
  • Websites: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Network Profile
  • Contact: hafinn@uchicago.edu

Henry Finn, MD, is a leader in joint replacement surgery — having performed more than 9,000 surgical procedures.



His clinical interests include joint replacement surgery, prosthetic design and soft-tissue reconstruction to address the most difficult adult orthopaedic reconstructive problems.



Dr. Finn has authored numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters. He is the editor of a textbook devoted to the reconstruction of the musculoskeletal system afflicted with metastatic cancer. He is also an editor for the Journal of Arthroplasty.

Department of Surgery,
Chicago, Illinois
1985-1986 Clinical Fellow, Section of Orthopedic Surgery
1986

Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
1985

Hahnemann University
Philadelphia,
Internship, Department of Surgery
1981

Wilkes College
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
B.S. - Health Sciences
1980

Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1976-1980 M.D
1980

Low-Dose Irradiation and Rotating-Hinge Revision for the Treatment of Severe Idiopathic Arthrofibrosis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Review of 60 Patients With a Mean 6-Year Follow-Up.
Low-Dose Irradiation and Rotating-Hinge Revision for the Treatment of Severe Idiopathic Arthrofibrosis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Review of 60 Patients With a Mean 6-Year Follow-Up. J Arthroplasty. 2024 Apr; 39(4):1075-1082.
PMID: 37863275

Low-dose Preoperative Unshielded Radiation Is Effective in Heterotopic Ossification Prophylaxis and Does Not Affect Porous Fixation in Total Hip Arthroplasty at 2 Years Minimum Follow-up: A Radiographic Study.
Low-dose Preoperative Unshielded Radiation Is Effective in Heterotopic Ossification Prophylaxis and Does Not Affect Porous Fixation in Total Hip Arthroplasty at 2 Years Minimum Follow-up: A Radiographic Study. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2022 Mar 01; 30(5):223-228.
PMID: 35133992

Porous Femoral Fixation in Total Hip Arthroplasty with Short Anatomical Stem: Radiographic Evaluation.
Porous Femoral Fixation in Total Hip Arthroplasty with Short Anatomical Stem: Radiographic Evaluation. Clin Orthop Surg. 2017 Sep; 9(3):255-262.
PMID: 28861191

Intermediate-Term Results of 142 Single-Design, Rotating-Hinge Implants: Frequent Complications May Not Preclude Salvage of Severely Affected Knees.
Intermediate-Term Results of 142 Single-Design, Rotating-Hinge Implants: Frequent Complications May Not Preclude Salvage of Severely Affected Knees. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Dec; 30(12):2173-80.
PMID: 26169452

Low-dose irradiation and constrained revision for severe, idiopathic, arthrofibrosis following total knee arthroplasty.
Low-dose irradiation and constrained revision for severe, idiopathic, arthrofibrosis following total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep; 28(8):1314-20.
PMID: 23523206

Intramedullary rod and cement static spacer construct in chronically infected total knee arthroplasty.
Intramedullary rod and cement static spacer construct in chronically infected total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Feb; 27(2):253-259.e4.
PMID: 21783338

A 17-year follow-up of modified "Harrington" reconstruction after acetabular resection.
A 17-year follow-up of modified "Harrington" reconstruction after acetabular resection. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Dec; 26(8):1570.e21-4.
PMID: 21296550

Neuroma of the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve a cause of reversible knee stiffness after total knee arthroplasty.
Neuroma of the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve a cause of reversible knee stiffness after total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep; 23(6):927-30.
PMID: 18722295

Immediate weight bearing after cementless total hip arthroplasty.
Immediate weight bearing after cementless total hip arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2008 03; 31(3):223.
PMID: 19292251

Production of TH1 and TH2 cell lines and clones.
Fitch FW, Gajewski TF, Hu-Li J. Production of TH1 and TH2 cell lines and clones. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2006 May; Chapter 3:Unit 3.13.
PMID: 10171600

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JACHO Re-Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital
2015

JACHO Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery at Weiss Memorial
2013

International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Top Doctor
2012

Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors (Hip and Knee Replacement)
2012

Medical Director – Chicago Center for Orthopedics (CCO), Tenet Health Systems, Chicago, Illinois
2012

Chicago Magazine’s Top Docs for Jocks (Orthopedics)
2011

The Blue Distinction Program Award for Knee/Hip Replacement
2011

United Health Care Premium Specialty Total Joint Center (received 3 stars – the highest quality rati
2010

Aetna Institutes of Quality Orthopedic Care for TJR
2010

Wilkes University Health Sciences Distinguished Service Award
2010

Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors (Hip and Knee Replacement)
2010