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John Victor Ingari, M.D.

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4.8 out of 5
137 Ratings
  • Division Chief, Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Arthrogryposis, Carpal Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Congenital Hand Anomalies, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Injuries, Elbow UCL Reconstruction, Hand Conditions, Hand Surgery, Nerve Compression, Orthopaedic Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Syndactyly-Webbed Fingers, Tennis Elbow, Total Elbow Replacement, Trigger Finger, Upper Extremity Surgery more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9663
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-502-6816

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map


Dr. John (Jack) Ingari is an orthopedic surgeon in Baltimore, MD, specializing in hand surgery and elbow surgery.

Dr. Ingari served as a chairman and flight commander at an air force medical center, where he was responsible for the manning, budget, and war-time deployment of orthopaedic surgeons in the largest U.S. Air Force Orthopaedic Program. During his military service, he was deployed in Iraq, where he operated a large Air Force Theater Hospital, caring for thousands of injured soldiers and civilians.

In his post-military career, Dr. Ingari has been treating patients, as well as mentoring medical students and sharing his experience through various publications, presentations and teaching opportunities. more


  • Division Chief, Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (1986)


  • Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center (AETC) / Orthopaedic Surgery (1995)


  • The Hand Center of San Antonio / Orthopaedic Surgery (1996)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Rinker BD, Ingari JV, Greenberg JA, Thayer WP, Safa B, Buncke GM. Outcomes of short-gap sensory nerve injuries reconstructed with processed nerve allografts from a multicenter registry study. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 Jun;31(5):384-90. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

Ingari JV, Romeo N. Basal Joint Arthroplasty and Radial-sided Carpal Tunnel Release Using a Single Incision. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2015 Dec;19(4):157-60.

Cho MS, Rinker BD, Weber RV, Chao JD, Ingari JV, Brooks D, Buncke GM. Functional outcome following nerve repair in the upper extremity using processed nerve allograft. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Nov;37(11):2340-9.

Brooks DN, Weber RV, Chao JD, Rinker BD, Zoldos J, Robichaux MR, Ruggeri SB, Anderson KA, Bonatz EE, Wisotsky SM, Cho MS, Wilson C, Cooper EO, Ingari JV, Safa B, Parrett BM, Buncke GM. Processed nerve allografts for peripheral nerve reconstruction: a multicenter study of utilization and outcomes in sensory, mixed, and motor nerve reconstructions. Microsurgery. 2012 Jan;32(1):1-14. Epub 2011 Nov 28.

Tuder D, Pederson WC, Abrahamian GA, Ingari JV, Bagg MC, Person DW, Martyak GG. San Antonio military and civilian hand transplantation program: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2011 Nov;43(9):3561-2.

Activities & Honors


  • Meritorious Service Medal, United States Army, 2007
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Roy Davis Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Research
  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, WellSpan/York Hospital
  • Surgeon Generals Award for Outstanding Resident Research


  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)

    Lifetime Member

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1986

Professional Activities

  • President, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004
  • Co-Chairman, Adrian Flatt Residents and Fellows Day, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2014
  • Committee Member, American Society of Surgery of the Hand Military Relations Committee, 2012

Videos & Media

Elbow Surgery | Michael's Story

What Causes Elbow Pain? | Q&A with Dr. John Ingari

Lectures and Presentations

  • Flexor and Extensor Injury
    oral, Comprehensive Hand Surgery Review, American Association of Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Waikola, HI (01/12/2017)
  • Perilunate Dislocations and Repair Strategies
    Lecture, 14th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery/The Cutting Edge (05/06/2014)
    Cleveland Clinic/Lutheran Hospital
  • Wrist Fusion Pearls
    Lecture, 14th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery/The Cutting Edge (05/07/2014)
    Cleveland Clinic/Lutheran Hospital
  • Advancements in Upper Extremity Prosthetics
    Lecture, 14th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery/The Cutting Edge (05/08/2014)
    Cleveland Clinic/Lutheran Hospital
  • Radiographic Findings in Distal Radius Fractures
    Lecture, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Harrisburg, PA (04/10/2014)
  • Radial Sided Carpal Tunnel Release with concomitant Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty of the Thumb
    Lecture, 13th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery/The Cutting Edge, Cleveland, IL (05/06/2013)
    Cleveland Clinic/Lutheran Hospital

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