Dr. John C. Kurylo is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of fractures and injuries resulting from trauma. Dr. Kurylo is also trained in non-surgical methods of treatment and reconstructive procedures. He utilizes his skills to identify and execute the best course of treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, to heal his patients and to help them recapture their quality of life. Dr. Kurylo strives to answer each of his patient’s questions in a clear and concise manner.
Dr. Kurylo is Board Eligible with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an Emerging Leader Member of the American Orthopaedic Association and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
Originally from northern California, Dr. Kurylo received his B.S. with Honors in Chemical Engineering from UCLA in 2004. During his time at UCLA, he performed medical research at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, served as chairman of the Engineering Honors Society and was a member of the UCLA cycling team. Dr. Kurylo graduated with his Medical Degree from Boston University’s School of Medicine in 2008. From 2008 – 2013, Dr. Kurylo spent five years of rigorous training in Boston University’s Orthopaedic Surgical Residency program, which provided him with the opportunity to work with several leading orthopaedic surgeons. He studied orthopaedic science and joint replacement surgery under the direction of BU’s world renowned chairman Dr. Thomas A. Einhorn, and orthopaedic trauma and fracture training from nationally recognized traumatologist Dr. Paul Tornetta. During his Residency program, he published four papers, wrote two book chapters, and gave six podium presentations at national orthopaedic conferences. He also spent five months at the Shriner’s Hospital in Springfield, MA, and three weeks working at Shriner outreach clinics located throughout Cyprus. He was a member of the orthopaedic team at Boston Medical Center that treated the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. He operated on those who were acutely injured on the day of the bombing and those requiring months of reconstructive surgery and treatment.
In 2013, Dr. Kurylo accepted a one-year fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the world famous Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis, MN. At HCMC, he had the opportunity to study and perform orthpaedic trauma procedures under the direction of Dr. David Templeman and Dr. Andrew Schmidt, both past presidents of the American Orthopaedic Trauma Association. His training focused on all types of fractures, both acute and chronic, with special emphasis on pelvic and acetabular surgeries. During his fellowship in Minneapolis, he made two presentations at the Nordic Orthopaedic Federation conference held in Helsinki, Finland.
Dr. Kurylo, a caring, compassionate, and dedicated physician and surgeon, is also an avid runner and cyclist. Some of his major sporting accomplishments include completing a 400 mile charity bike ride for AIDS research from Montreal to Boston in 2005, the Marin County half-century bike ride in 2010 and the Hyannis half marathon run in 2012.
Board Eligible - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
General Surgery; Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Orthopaedic Surgery; Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
Orthopaedic Trauma: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN