Co-Founder: ProSports Orthopedics, Inc
Dr. Arnold Scheller is a Co-Founder of ProSports Orthopedics and has been a practicing orthopedic surgeon for the past twenty years. He specializes in total joint replacement surgery for the knee & hip, as well as shoulder, knee, ankle, and sports-related injuries. Dr. Scheller was voted, yet again, one of the Top Doc’s in Boston Magazine 2009.
Chief Medical Officer for the Boston Celtics from 1986 to 2005
Chief of Sports Medicine at New England Baptist Hospital from 1996 to 2005.
Colonel in the United States Army Reserve.
Education: Rush Medical College, 1973
1973 M.D, Rush Medical College
1971 M.S.-Bio-Med Dept.,Brown University Brown University
1969 B.S.- School of Engineering, Boston University
Post Doctoral Training:
1/79-6/79 Chief Resident – Orthopedic and Reconstructive Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital
10/78-12/78 Orthopedic Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital
7/78-6/78 Hand Service, Robert B. Brigham Hospital and New Baptist Hospital
1/78-6/78 Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
7/77-12/77 Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital
4/77-6/77 Orthopedic Surgery, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
1/77-3/77 Orthopedic Surgery, Maine Medical Center
3/76-7/76 Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
1/76-3/76 Orthopedic Surgery, Kennedy Memorial Hospital
7/73-7/75 General Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center
Licensure and Certification
1994 Massachusetts, Certificate #36708
1992 New Hampshire, Certificate #8835
1980 Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
1993 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
1979 Assistant in Orthopedic, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
1981 Clinical assistant Professor, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
1981 Director, Implant Service, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital
1996 Chief of the Sports Medicine Dept., New England Baptist Hospital
1979-1982 Assistant Orthopedist, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
1979-1980 Associate Staff Orthopedic Surgeon, New England Baptist Hospital
1980 Active Staff Orthopedic Surgeon, New England Baptist Hospital
1989 Associate Orthopedic Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
1980 Massachusetts Medical Society
1981 New England Orthopedic Society
1982 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
1985 Massachusetts Orthopedic Association
1987 NBA Physician’s Association
1987 Team Physician for the Boston Celtics
1988 Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
1992 New Hampshire Medical Society
1993 U.S. Olympic sports Medicine Society
1993 Medical Officer for the U.S. Olympic Training Camp, Colorado Springs, Colorado
1994 Fellow, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
1994 Chief Medical Officer for World Cup Soccer, Boston Venue
1994 Team Physician for U.S.A Basketball, St. Louis, Missouri
1995 Team Physician for U.S.A. Soccer, Volleyball, and Roller Hockey, Pan American Games, Mar del Plata, Argentina
1995 Fellow, Arthroscopy Association of North America
1996 Fellow, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
2000 Team Physician, U.S. Gymnastics Federation, Olympic Trials, Boston, MA
Editorial Boards and Activity
1989 Editorial Staff, Arthroplasty Editorial Board of sports Medicine News, McMahon Publishing Company.
Research and Publications
Instructional Film for Low Back pain, Veterans Administration Hospital, Boston, MA.
Kinetic Total Knee Systems for Primary and Revision Total Knee Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA (5/79).
Instructional Film ATS Hip Replacement System Surgical Technique, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV, (2/81).
ATS Metal-Backed Acetabular Component-Surgical Technique, AAOS Annual Meeting., Atlanta, GA., (1983).
The Accu-Path threaded Acetabular cup, 55th AAOS Meeting, Atlanta, GA., (1988).
Precision Hip System, 55th AAOS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (1988).
ACL Reconstruction closed Kinetic Chain Exercise Program.
Scheller, A.D., and Davis, F.A. the Numb Chin and Neoplast. Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke Medical Bulletin 12:3 (1979)
Scheller, A.D., and Crothers, O. Immobilization Hypercalcemia Associated with Multiple Trauma. Orthopedics 2:3 (1979) 19-25.
Scheller, A.D. Editorial comment: Some Design Considerations on Stem of Total Hip Replacement Prosthesis. Orthopedic Survey 2:6 (May-June 1979) :38.
Scheller, A.D., and Quigley, T.B. Surgical Repair of the ruptured Achilles Tendon. The American Journal of Sports Medicine 8:4 (July-August 1980): 224-250.
Scheller, A.D., Smith, J., Banks, H.H., and Aimbler, S. Recurrent Subluxation and Dislocation of the Patella. Orthopedic Clinics of North America 11:4 (1980); 720-775.
Scheller, A.D., Quigley, T.B., and Kasser, J. Tendon Injuries About the Ankle. Orthopedic Clinics North America 11:4 (1980); 801-811.
Scheller, A.D., Flynn, J.C., Metzer, C.R., Turner, R.H., and Stanley, H.N. Intra- Operative Autotransfusion (LAT) in Elective Orthopedic Surgery. Orthopedic Transactions JBJS (March 1981).
Scheller, A.D., and Turner, R.H. Editors. Revision total Hip Arthroplasty., New York: Grune and Stratton, Inc., 1982.
Scheller, A.D., and Stinson, J.T. Clinical evaluation of the Symptomatic Hip Arthroplasty (June 1982).
Scheller, A.D., Mitchell, S.B., and Barber, F.C. Femoral Component Fracture in Revision Hip Arthroplasty: Revision total Hip Arthroplasty (June 1982).
Scheller, A.D., and D’Errico, J. Hip Biomechanics and Prosthetic Design and Selection in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty (June 1982).
Scheller, A.D., and Anas, P.P. Femoral Hemiarthroplasty Revision Arthroplasty. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. (June 1982).
Scheller, A.D., Sellergren, K.R., and Harris, A.J.C.A., III. Total Hip Instability and Revision Arthroplasty. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. (June 1982).
Scheller, A.D., Miley, G.B., and Turner, R.H. Medical and surgical treatment of the Septic hip. Clinical Orthopedics and related Research 170 (October 1982); 76-82.
Scheller, A.D., Miley, G.B., Gagnon, R.H., English, E., and Potter, M.D. Infection Rate Following First Time Joint Implants in 1978 in The New England Baptist Hospital: A Preliminary Report. Orthopedics 6:7 (July 1983); 860-862.
Scheller, A.D., Kasser, J., and Quigley, T.B. Tendon Injuries About the Ankle. Clinics in Sports Medicine, Special Articles. (November 1983).
Scheller, A.D., Kasser, J.R., Quigley, T.B. Tendon Injuries About the Ankle. Clinics in sports Medicine: Injuries to Dancers 2:3 (November 1983); 631-643.
Scheller, A.D., MacKay, W., and turner R.H. Cemented Pressurization as a Function of Femoral Stem Design. Transactions of the orthopedic research Society. (1983).
Scheller, A.D., Cook, S.D., and Weinstein, A.D. Histologic and Micro-Radiographic Analysis of a retired PCS Patella. Transactions of the orthopedic Research Society, (1984).
Scheller, A.D., Turner, R.H., and Emerson, R. Review with Cemented Long-Stem Prosthesis. Proceeding of the hip Society CV Mosby. (1984).
Scheller , A.D. Turner, R.H., and Lowell, J.D. Complications of Total Hip Arthroplasty. Charles E.P.P.S., M.D. ed. Complications in Orthopedic Surgery. In Press (1985).
Scheller, A.D., Turner, R.H., and Emerson, R. Femoral Revision Arthroplasty. Stillwell, W.S., M.D. Slack, In Press, (1985).
Scheller, A.D., Noble, P., Tullos, H. Biomechanics and Implant Selection in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Stillwell, W.S., M.D., ed. The Art of Total Hip Replacement, Slack, In Press (1985).
Scheller, A.D., Haddas, R.J. Histologic and Micro-Radiographic analysis of a non-Cemented Porous Ingrowth Patella Component. Clinical orthopedics and Related research. (1985).
Scheller, A.D. Sports Injuries in Martial Arts. Forum Vol. 1, Issue 1 (1986).
Scheller, A.D., Turner, R.H. femoral Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Long-Stem Femoral Component: A Minimum Four-Year follow-up Study. Journal of Arthroscopy Submitted for Publication, 1987.
Scheller, A.D., Noble, P.C., Tullos, H.S., Levy, R.N., and Turner, R.H. Applied Design Criteria for Total Hip Replacement. (chapter 5) The Art of Total Hip Arthroplasty. Grune and Stratton, Inc., 1987.
Scheller, A.D., Turner, R.H., Stillwell, W.T., and Martin, H.D. Revision of Failed Total Hip Arthroplasty. Grune and Stratton, Inc., 1987.
Scheller, A.D., Levy, R.N., Noble, P.C., Tullos, H.D., and Turner, R.H. Prolonged Fixation of Cemented Total hip Replacement. Orthopedics (1988).
Scheller, A.D. Advances in Therapy. The Management of Orthopedic Pain With Ketroprofen Vol. 6, No. 1 (February 1989).
Scheller, A.D., McCarthy, J.C., Pomeroy, D.L., and Turner, R.H. The Hip and Its Disorders. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Surgical Techniques, Sec. VI Chapter 51 (October 1990).
Scheller, A.D., and Rask, B. A Protocol for the Health and Fitness Assessment of NBA Players. Clinics in sports Medicine. Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 1993).
Scheller, A.D., Rogusky, E., and Lacerte,E. Treatment of Acute and Chronic Achilles Tendonitis. Accepted for Publication by American Journal of Sports Medicine. 1993.
Scheller, A.D., and Richman, N. Medial Subluxation of the Patella without Previous Lateral Retinacular Release: A Case Report and Review. ORTHOPEDICS, Vol. 21, No. 7 (July 1998).
Scheller, A.D., Ross, G., Chapman, A., Newburg, A. Magnetic resonance Imaging for the Evaluation of Acute Posteriolateral Complex Injuries of the Knee. Published by the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 25, No. 4 (1997).
Bashir, A., McKeon, B., Scheller, A.D., Gray, M., Burstein, D. MR Imaging of Glycosaminoglycan in the Patient with Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Published by the International Cartilage Repair Society, 3rd Symposium; Title: Cartilage Repair in the New Millennium (April 2000).