Jack M. “Jack” Flynn

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John M. “Jack” Flynn, MD, is Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). A nationally recognized orthopedic leader, Dr. Flynn’s primary clinical and research focus is scoliosis care for children and teens. Dr. Flynn has focused his clinical care and research on innovations to improve the results and safety of pediatric and adolescent spine surgery. He pioneered the use of image-guided navigation for pediatric spinal deformity correction — significantly improving the safety of implant placement. He is a member of several international multi-center scoliosis research networks, including the Harms Study Group, and the Growing Spine Study Group. He has been President of the Children’s Spine Study Group run by the Children’s Spine Foundation. Dr. Flynn earned his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, and his doctor of medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. He completed his surgical training in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program, followed by a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.